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    Office of Human Resources
    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:

  • Job Opportunities

  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Administrative Assistant, Nursing

    Search Status: Application material received by November 3, 2017 will receive primary consideration.  

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Administrative Assistant for the Nursing Department.  The Administrative Assistant is responsible to the Chairperson of the Nursing Department and performs a variety of administrative and academic support duties for the BSN and MSN programs within Nursing.

    High school and completion of two years of secretarial, customer service, and information technology training or experience required. An Associates or business degree with one-year office management experience or training preferred. Good organizational, communication, proofreading, and office management skills as well as the aptitude to multi-task, take meeting minutes, assist with budget management, and maintain confidential of information.  Ability to work effectively with others to include prospective and current students, faculty, and staff, as well as the Nursing Accreditation Body, in support of program goals and operations are essential.   Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, web skills, social media and databases (Jenzabar) preferred.  Excellent front-line customer service and marketing skills required in support of program goals and operations.

    Apply on line,  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 of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Custodial Worker I

    Search Status: Application material received by September 15, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University seeks to fill a full time Custodial Worker I position.  Directly responsible to the Manager of Custodial Services or the Custodial Supervisor to perform a variety of housekeeping duties and to keep assigned buildings/areas in a clean and safe condition.  

    Knowledge of cleaning materials, machines and practices required.  Basic housekeeping and repair skills along with basic reading and writing skills preferred.  Minimum of three months of related custodial experience required.  
    Some evenings and weekends required.

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers 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

    Administrative Assistant, Nursing - Part Time

    Search Status: Application material received by March 3, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a part time 12-month administrative assistant position in the Department of Nursing MSN program in the School of Health Sciences.  The MSN program Administrative Assistant is responsible to the Chair of Nursing and the MSN Program Directors to perform a variety of administrative and academic support duties for the master’s program in Nursing.

    High school graduate with completion of 1-2 years of clerical, customer service, and information technology training; Associate Degree preferred.  Good organizational, communication, proofreading, and office management skills as well as the aptitude to multi-task. Ability to work effectively with others to include prospective and current students, faculty, and staff in support of program goals and operations are essential. Must have proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases.  Excellent front line customer service and marketing skills required in support of program goals and operations. One to three years of related experience. 

    Apply on line , 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 of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Dining Services- Part Time

    Multiple opportunities for part time work in dining services for 2017-2018 school year including: Please note that these positions are not University positions.  Please call 814-472-3016 for more information.

    Cashier

    Baker

    Cashier

    Deli/Pizza/Prep Cooks

    Food Service/Salad Prep Workers

    Server

     

  • Athletics

  • Women's Swimming, Assistant Coach

    Search Status: Application material received before October 23, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Assistant Coach, Women’s Swimming.  Saint Francis has a strong competitive history in the NEC over its 22-year history.  The university has a 6-lane, 25 yard pool.  

    The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the swimming and aquatic programs.  Candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate swimming and coaching experience preferred.  Must have current lifeguarding certification or be willing to obtain.  Excellent oral and written communication skills a plus.

    Complete an online application , then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers 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

    Women's Water Polo, Assistant Coach

    Search Status: Application material received by February 3, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Collegiate Water Polo Association, invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women’s Water Polo in the Department of Athletics.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach, Women’s Water Polo  for assisting with the organization and direction of a Division I Water Polo program including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, budget management, NCAA compliance, and development of student athletes.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Collegiate Water Polo Association, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred.  Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.  Must hold or be eligible to obtain lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire.

    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 of students, staff and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

  • Faculty 

  • Accounting, Assistant Professor

    Search Status: Application material received by November 1, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    The Shield’s School of Business at Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Accounting position.  This position teaches graduate and undergraduate accounting courses, plus other business courses as needed, during the day and evenings as well as online.  

    Candidates must have a record of highly effective teaching, scholarship and service.  They must also possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others, as well as a willingness to serve on the Shield’s School of Business and University committees.  

    A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration (MBA), CPA or CMA or CFA Certification, plus at least two to five years of industry experience in accounting or finance required with the expectation that a doctoral degree will be completed.  A Ph.D. or D.B.A. in accounting, finance, or closely related area is preferred.

    To apply complete an online application , and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three current 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

    Environmental Engineering, Assistant Professor

    Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and remain open until filled.

    The environmental engineering program at Saint Francis University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position starting in August 2018. The successful candidate will lead an effort to further integrate ecological engineering into our program. Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree at the time of appointment or have a master’s degree with significant professional experience in ecological engineering (e.g., stream restoration, treatment wetlands, green stormwater infrastructure, terrestrial ecosystem restoration). Industrial experience and professional licensure will be highly valued.

    Environmental engineering at Saint Francis is an exclusively undergraduate program emphasizing excellence in teaching, experiential-learning in the classroom and close collaboration between faculty and students in research projects, service-learning, and outreach activities. In 2011 we began offering an optional concentration in ecological engineering and are currently engaged in a department-wide effort to pursue ecological approaches more thoroughly in our course-work, research, and outreach. With this position, we are seeking a leader who can not only guide our efforts but also champion ecological engineering with key constituencies such as incoming students and prospective employers of our graduates. 

    From its inception, environmental engineering at Saint Francis has been practical in its orientation and we are insistent that ecological engineering strengthen our practical approach. For this reason, the ideal candidate will have meaningful experience as a practitioner of ecological engineering and will be able to articulate a vision for communicating the benefits of that experience to our students. Our faculty is excited about the opportunity to promote ecological engineering at the interface of academia and industry and we seek applicants who will integrate aspects of ongoing consultancy with our students.

    Saint Francis University is a small Catholic liberal-arts institution situated in Loretto, PA. More information about the institution can be found at www.francis.edu. Questions about the environmental engineering program can be directed to Professor Bill Strosnider, wstrosnider@francis.edu.

    To apply, fill out an online application  and submit: (i) cover letter, (ii) C.V., (iii) two page statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) two page statement of professional development plans/research interests, (v) unofficial transcripts, and (vi) names and contact information for three professional referees to  positions@francis.edu.

    Saint Francis is not currently an E-Verify Employer.

    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.

    General Engineering, Assistant Professor

    Search Status: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure-track position in general engineering to begin August 2018.  The successful applicant will lead the development of a new undergraduate program in general engineering. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include shaping a vision for the program, designing a curriculum, marketing the program to prospective students, reaching out to industry partners, and applying for ABET accreditation. Opportunities exist to collaborate closely with faculty in our ABET accredited environmental engineering program and our recently started petroleum and natural gas engineering program.

    Candidates must possess either an earned doctorate in an appropriate engineering discipline (civil, mechanical, etc.) or a master’s degree with significant professional experience. Professional licensure will be highly valued. Demonstrated potential to excel as a teacher is essential as is a clear and practical plan for remaining professional engaged through research and/or engineering consultancy. Priority will be afforded to candidates who articulate mechanisms to engage undergraduate students in professional development outside the classroom. 

    Saint Francis University is a small Catholic liberal-arts institution situated in Loretto, PA. More information about the institution can be found at www.francis.edu and about the region at www.thealleghenies.com. Questions about the general engineering program can be directed to Professor John Harris, jharris@francis.edu.

    To apply, fill out an online application and submit: (i) cover letter, (ii) C.V., (iii) two page statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) two page statement of professional development plans/research interests, (v) unofficial transcripts, and (vi) names and contact information for three professional referees to positions@francis.edu. Be sure to address the unique opportunity to develop a new program in general engineering in your application materials. 

    Saint Francis University is not currently an E-Verify Employer.

    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.

    Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor

    Search Status: Primary consideration will be given to applications received before July 15, 2017.  

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a newly created, full-time, 12 month tenured 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.  Applicants recognized as a clinical specialist with teaching experience at the post-secondary level are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have a record of clinical experience, teaching experience, and an active research agenda. Responsibilities include teaching in foundational clinical sciences and applied patient/ client management courses within our entry-level DPT program. 


    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 a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience.  Preferred qualifications include: specialty certification, a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or planned completion of a terminal doctoral degree, prior university level teaching experience, active APTA membership, and/or expertise in a specific content area.

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

    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 Dr. Jessica Lieb Cammarata, Chair of the Search Committee.  She may be reached at jcammarata@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

    English as a Second Language, Adjunct Faculty- Part Time

    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 2017 semester and the Spring 2018 semester. Applications must be submitted at least one month before start of the semester  

    Qualifications:
    Master's degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field is required.  A master's degree and experience in education involving reading specialist certification, ESL certification, or experience working with ESL students in the classroom may also be considered.
    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:
    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 Canvas.

    Responsibilities will include the following:
    Teaching semester long 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 Canvas;
    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

    Nursing Department Adjunct Instructors

    Deadline: Applications received by June 1, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    The Nursing Department at Saint Francis University seeks adjunct clinical Instructors to teach undergraduates in the following areas: Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Medical-Surgical, and Fundamentals. 

    Master’s degree in nursing preferred with recent clinical practice experience in specifically identified area. If BSN degree, would be considered a faculty assistant and would need to obtain Master’s degree in nursing within one year of start.  Must have current PA RN license. Minimum of two years clinical nursing experience.

    Interested Candidates should apply online. Please 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 of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE