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    Saint Francis University
    PO Box 600
    Loretto, PA 15940-0600

    Thank you for your interest in employment at Saint Francis University. Our community is our greatest strength, and the friendly atmosphere on campus tends to make employment here quite enjoyable.
    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  As an employee, your safety & security is of primary importance.  For crime information and statistics, you may request an electronic copy of our Clery Report or view the SFU Clery Report online.
    We also offer a generous employee benefits package and many opportunities for professional advancement.

    To apply for a position, please follow the instructions below:

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  • Campus Police Officer- FT & PT

    Saint Francis University Police Department has an immediate opening for a full time and part time Police Officer:

    (1) Full time Officer

    (1) Part Time Officer (Seasonal or 9 month position)

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the vacant positions for one full time and one part time Campus Police Officers within the University Police Department. Successful candidates must have and maintain a current PA driver's license; Ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm; Possess ACT 120. Knowledge in criminal investigation, report writing. The candidate must also be effective in public relations and interpersonal skills, good oral and written abilities are strongly desired. Successful candidates must also have the ability to pass a Background check, Physical and Drug test.

    Applicants should complete online application , then email letter of application, resume, and references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented  individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Adjunct, Public Health

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the part time position of adjunct faculty for the undergraduate Public Health program. Potential classes to teach include epidemiology, Introduction to Public Health, Global health and Public Health Field Experiences. 

    Required Qualifications: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and
    • have a minimum of a master's degree and
    • have designed college level courses and
    • a minimum of five years professional experience in public health, community health, or acute care related to public health. Must have an understanding of the difference between clinical and public health approaches to health and
    • a high degree of comfort and a quick-learner of computer software and
    • at least one year experience with an online learning system
    Preferred Qualifications:
    The applicant must have at least five years of experience in a healthcare organization, health-related government or community agency, or role as a community or public health faculty at a University. Experience with course development and online learning systems are a plus. 

    Must have an understanding of the difference between clinical and public health approaches to health.

    Apply on line , by submitting a letter of application, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: positions@francis.edu 

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    IEP Instructor

    Search Status: Application material received by October 28, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 9-month intensive English Instructor position with the Department of International Student Programs.  The Instructor is directly responsible to Coordinator, Intensive English Programs to teach 18 hours a week (3 classes) and perform administrative responsibilities.
    The Intensive English Program at Saint Francis University is composed of six core levels of instruction, ranging from beginning to advanced language proficiency.  Students attend 18 hours of weekly course instruction in reading, writing, and listening & speaking.  Upon arrival, students are tested and placed according to their English ability.  Faculty are assigned courses and scheduled based on student placement.  Faculty are expected to teach any discipline, at any level, according to student need.

    Candidates should have a Masters in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field.  Five years ELL teaching experience at the higher education level preferred.  Applicant must have excellent intercultural communication and interpersonal skills, and knowledge of non-US cultures.  A working knowledge of a CMS system, with Blackboard experience preferred.  Demonstrated ability to use a variety of communicative and student-centered teaching methods.  Working knowledge of current philosophy and teaching practices in TESOL.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Enthusiastic attitude for teaching and a record of self-directed problem solving. Experience assessing student learning outcomes across multiple disciplines.  Experience teaching reading, writing, and listening and speaking at a variety of levels, from beginning to advanced.  Record of international teaching preferred.

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, 2 sample lesson plans of diverse skills and levels, 1 example of assessment, such as listening quiz or writing rubric, created by the instructor and used in class, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of professional development, such as conference proposals, publications, etc., and three professional letters of reference to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.


    Assistant Professor, Psychology

    Search Status: Application material received by October 21, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University is a liberal arts institution with over 23 Division I athletic teams and dance team, cheerleading and marching & pep band. The psychology department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.  This tenure-track position is open to applicants who specialize in health psychology, sport psychology, social psychology, and/or clinical psychology and will begin, if possible, spring 2017, otherwise will begin fall 2017.    Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate health and exercise psychology, sport psychology and introductory psychology.  The successful candidate may also teach courses in other areas of interests.

    Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, use of active pedagogies, advising undergraduate majors, multicultural education, and departmental and university governance.  Interest in involving undergraduate psychology majors in ongoing laboratory or community-based research is essential.  The Saint Francis University Psychology department has a strong track record in mentoring students for entry into graduate programs and for immediate post-graduate employment.  SFU Psychology faculty members also have the opportunity to participate in various other curricular and co-curricular programs, including an interdisciplinary Social Responsibility Minor, interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor, interdisciplinary Rural Cancer Survivorship Research Program, DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness, an autism taskforce and the SFU general education program.

    Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Psychology (qualified ABD’s will be considered). 

    To apply, fill out an online application and submit a (i) letter of application, (ii) C.V., (iii) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) unofficial transcripts  and (v) three current letters of recommendation to  positions@francis.edu . Evidence of teaching effectiveness is appreciated but optional.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.
     

    Assistant Professor, Cancer Care Program

    Saint Francis University announces an opening for an Exercise Oncology faculty member for the new MS Degree in Cancer Care program as part of the newly established Center for Rural Cancer Survivorship (CRCS). The CRCS proposes a three pillar approach to addressing the unique needs of the Rural Cancer Population: Education, Clinical and Research. This faculty position would allow the individual to educate professionals, work closely with the Center for Rehabilitation and with clients in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness, and conduct research. The specific research area is open, but one focused on exercise oncology and biomarkers is initially preferred, with an expectation of obtaining Extramural Funding. 

    We seek an individual with a PhD in Exercise Physiology, or a closely related field with expertise in Exercise and Cancer as demonstrated by formal graduate training experiences.  Post-doctoral training experience, professional experience, program of research, publication record and/or ACSM CET certification is preferred.  While ACSM certification is not required to accept the position, the candidate must obtain ACSM CET certification within the first 6 months of appointment.  The faculty member is expected to teach courses in Clinical Exercise Physiology and Exercise Testing and Prescription focused on training MS-level exercise cancer professionals.  The ideal candidate would have ability to teach related courses in one or more of the following areas: Cancer Biology, Epidemiology, Nutrition, Clinical Research Methods, and Statistics.

    Apply on line, and submit letter of application; resume; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Primary consideration will be given to applications received before September 30th, 2016. The position is open until filled.

    For more information, related to this position, please contact Dr. Stephen LoRusso, Chair of the Search Committee.   

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

    Wellness and Prevention Specialist- PT

    Search Status: Applications received by September 16, 2016 will receive primary consideration.  Open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 9-month Wellness and Preventions Specialist (PT). The Wellness and Prevention Specialist provides direct leadership, development and implementation of initiatives for alcohol and other drug education, prevention and intervention.  Organizes and leads programming efforts on campus, including active programs for students to attend, as well as passive programming to promote alcohol and drug education and awareness.  The Wellness and Prevention Specialist will assist the Division of Student Development in its programming efforts in the following areas: Bystander Intervention, Harm Reduction, Sexual Assault Prevention, Anxiety, Stress Management, and Dating Violence Prevention, as well as general adjustment to college life. Assist the Associate Dean of Students with the development of strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based health promotion strategies, programs and service relating to alcohol and drug prevention.  Collaborates with key stakeholders and assist in the developing partnerships throughout the university and community to attain goal objectives.   

    A Bachelor’s Degree in health education, health promotion, counseling or a closely related field such as psychology, biology, sociology, and education or physical education or health education experience is required. Progress toward a Master’s Degree in Health Education, Public Health, Counseling or Higher Education is preferred. Education and experience should be related to position responsibilities.  Candidate should have experience developing and facilitating Alcohol and other drug prevention initiatives/programs.  Have experience working with a diversity of college student populations.  A working knowledge of health promotion theories, evidence based best practices, outcome evaluation, and statistical analysis.  Have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with experience in program advertisement.  Candidate should also have a collaborative work style with self-directed initiative and presentation skills. Employee needs considerable energy, flexibility and imagination.

    To apply, complete an application , then email letter of application,  C.V. and a list of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE




    Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a newly created, full-time, 10 month faculty position in their entry-level Doctoral program.  The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested in teaching in the program’s progressive curriculum.  Teaching load will be developed in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.

    The successful candidate will engage in research, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory or Center for Rehabilitation in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty will participate in service to the university, student advisement, and are encouraged to be involved in community outreach activities.  Faculty clinical practice opportunities are available through the on-campus Center for Rehabilitation.

    The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy.  The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, with 3-5 years of clinical experience.  Preferred qualifications include: a physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a doctoral degree; prior university level teaching experience; active APTA membership: and expertise in differential diagnosis/clinical pathology, amputee/prosthetics, oncology, or geriatrics.

    Apply online, and submit letter of application; resume; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Primary consideration will be given to applications received before November 1, 2016.  The position is open until filled.  Applicants with all areas of expertise are welcome to apply. 

    For more information related to this position, please contact Ms. Peg Calvert, Chair of the Search Committee. She may be reached at pcalvert@francis.edu.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students,staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Nursing, Faculty

    Search Status: Open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach in the University's Department of Nursing MSN Program. Full time faculty responsibilities include teaching responsibilities as assigned,coordinates academic, regulatory and clinical requirements,prepares and maintains self-study and accreditation, submits initial proposal and reports for CCNE and PA State Board of Nursing, and working knowledge of admissions for the coordination of all incoming student applications.

    Requirements include a master's and doctorate degree in nursing from an accredited institution, or ability to to obtain a doctoral degree within 3 years of employment, Certification as FNP, 3 years nursing teaching experience in a MSN/FNP program; unencumbered RN license in PA or eligible to obtain license in PA. Applicant must also have experience in supervision of program evaluation,curriculum, accreditation maintenance, simulation lab coordination;implementation of standardized testing, and website maintenance. Applicant must have knowledge in progression standards in relation to program progression and admission of students (traditional and transfer). This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Faculty rank contingent upon qualifications and teaching experience.

    Qualified candidates should complete an online application,and email a letter of application, resume and references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students,staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.

    Dining Services-Retail PT

    Search Status: Accepting Applications

    Saint Francis University Dining Services is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Positions are 9 month, with summers and major holidays off. All positions are part-time for retail food operations as well as our cafe. Shifts will vary and include some evening and weekend work.  Barista or retail food operations a plus.

    Interested persons should apply online, submit letter of application, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references: positions@francis.edu

    You may also apply on campus, Monday through Friday, at 122 Raymond Hall from 8:30am to 4:00pm. AA/EOE.

    Adjunct Faculty- English as a Second Language PT

    Search Status: Open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the part time position of adjunct faculty in the Intensive English Program for Fall Session 2 starting October 19 and Spring Session 1 starting January 9 with the possibility of continuing in the spring and summer. Applications must be submitted at least two weeks before start of sessions.  

    Qualifications:
    ABA or BS and a certificate in TEFL/TESL OR 15 credits of coursework at Master's level (500+) in relevant areas (education, applied linguistics, language development, and English) are required or A master’s degree and experience in education involving reading specialist certification, ESL certification, or experience working with ESL students in the classroom.
    Must be a U.S. citizen
    Needs to have one year teaching experience in reading, writing, listening and/or speaking OR two years tutoring experience in the same areas
    Have excellent intercultural communication and interpersonal skills
    Demonstrable knowledge of non-U.S. cultures.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    A master's degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field
    Experience working with diverse populations, including nonnative English speakers
    Experience teaching at the university level in academic preparation ESL classes, particularly in an intensive academic preparation (or EAP) program
    International teaching experience
    Knowledge of educational technology, specifically Blackboard.

    Responsibilities will include the following:
    Teaching 7 week intensive, academic-prep English language courses in writing, reading, speaking, and/or listening;
    Implementing set curriculum and assessments;
    Developing daily lesson plans;
    Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
    Implementing assignments, quizzes, tests, and handouts and keeping up with the grade book on Blackboard;
    Submitting midterm and final grades on or before their due dates;
    Devising, writing and producing new materials;
    Basic administration, such as keeping student registers and attendance records;
    Keeping students up to date about events and resources provided on campus;
    Checking emails and responding in a timely fashion;
    Assisting in the orientation and placement of students in the days before and after the sessions;
    Having two office hours a week for meeting with students;
    Spending up to 12 hours a week teaching and up to 12 hours a week preparing
    Candidates who have applied for positions in the Intensive English Program in the past must apply again. When applying, please make your availability clear.

    Apply online, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu
     
    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity ofstudents, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.AA/EOE

    Dining Services- PT

    Search Status: Accepting Applications

    Saint Francis University Dining Services is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Positions are 9 month, with summers and major holidays off. All positions are part-time for retail food operations as well as the dining hall. Shifts will vary and include some evening and weekend work. Positions include Prep cooks, Lead cooks, Dishwashers, servers, and drivers.

    Prep or Lead cooks positions require experience in the position.  Knowledge of food service activities, the ability to operate standard food service equipment, and proficient organizational, interpersonal and communication skills required.  High school graduate with training in food service operation required. Minimum of two years related experience preferred.  Also accepting high school applicants for entry level positions.

    Interested persons should apply online, submit letter of application, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references: positions@francis.edu.

    You may also apply on campus, Monday through Friday, at 122 Raymond Hall from 8:30am to 4:00pm. AA/EOE.