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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:

  • Job Opportunities

  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Accounts Payable Accountant

    Search Status: Applications received by December 21, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Accounts Payable Accountant in the Department of the Business Office.  The Accounts Payable Account is responsible to the Controller to process and file all invoices for payment, prepares and verifies all information necessary for data processing before regular accounts payable checks are prepared, reviews of purchasing card transactions, and performs other clerical support services as required.

    Associate degree required. Bachelors preferred.  Minimum of two years of related accounting experience required.  Three years accounts payable and general accounting experience preferred.  Proficient accounting, analytical, and computer skills, organizational, interpersonal relationship, and communication skills required. Must be detailed oriented.

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

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

    Administrative Assistant, Physical Therapy

    Search Status: Applications received by December 21, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month Administrative Assistant position in the Department of Physical Therapy.  The Administrative Assistant for the Physical Therapy is directly responsible to the Chairperson of the Department of Physical Therapy to perform a variety of administrative support duties for the Physical Therapy Program.

    High school graduate with completion of 1-2 years of secretarial, customer service and information technology training. Good organizational, communication, and office management skills. Ability to work effectively with others to include prospective and current students, faculty, and staff in support of program goals and operations is required. Computer proficiency in word processing required. Desktop publishing experience desired.

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

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

    Campus Police Officer

    Application material received before January 4, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the vacant position for a 12-month full time Campus Police Officer 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 candidates 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.

    Anyone interested in applying may do so by going to https://www.francis.edu/employment, and submitting a letter of application, resume, along with the 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











    Marketing Coordinator

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

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month full time Marketing Coordinator position in the Marketing and Communications Department.  The Marketing Coordinator is responsible to the Assistant Director of Marketing to assist with communications, marketing and office tasks.

    High School diploma required.  Associates Degree or higher preferred. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of newswriting/communications or administrative experience.  The person in this position should have solid writing and editing skills, administrative skills, as well as an ability to manage multiple tasks and projects on a daily basis.  Candidates should have a willingness to learn specialized software and applications including design and editing software, web content management tools, etc.  Experience with Google Drives, Word and Excel preferred.

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

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

    Administrative Assistant, Dean's Office School of Science- Part Time

    Search Status: Application material received before December 8, 2017 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month part time position as Administrative Assistant, School of Sciences Dean’s Office. The School of Sciences Administrative Assistant reports to the Dean of the School of Sciences and performs a variety of secretarial and administrative support services for the Dean and the School of Sciences.

    A high school or college graduate with training and experience at an executive level: i.e. office, budget, and personnel management.  Years of experience may be substituted for education.  Must have previous secretarial/administrative experience of at least five years.  Proficient computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and graphic presentations, as well as data entry and report generation skills on network-based systems.  Proficient secretarial skills, organizational skills, interpersonal relation skills, and communication abilities.  Ability to operate standard office equipment. 

    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

     

    Wellness & Prevention Specialist PT

    Search Status: Immediate Opening, applications received by November 15, 2017, will receive primary consideration.  Open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 9-month (August 1 – May 1) Wellness and Preventions Specialist (PT). The Wellness and Prevention Specialist provides leadership, development, and implementation of initiatives for alcohol and other drug education, prevention and intervention. In addition, the Wellness and Preventions Specialist will organize and execute a variety of prevention and intervention initiatives on a variety of health and wellness topics including alcohol education, bystander intervention, healthy relationships, sexual assault prevention, anxiety, stress management, and dating violence prevention, as well as general transition to college life.  The Preventions Speicalist will 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.  Specifically, the Prevention Specialist will meet with student who have violated the Student Code of Conduct to teach a multi session Alcohol and Drug Education Class.

    A Bachelor’s Degree in health education, health promotion, counseling or a closely related field such as psychology, biology, sociology, social work, 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

  • Athletics

  • Men's Soccer, Head Coach

    Search Status: Application Material received by November 17, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the full time position of Head Coach, Men’s Soccer.  The Head Coach is directly responsible to the Director of Athletics or designee to organize and direct a Division I soccer program within the framework of Saint Francis University, embracing the mission of the University and Athletics Department.

    Candidates must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.
    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Intercollegiate soccer playing experience, NCAA Division I coaching experience as an assistant or head coach preferred.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.

    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

  • Faculty 

  • Accounting, Assistant Professor

    Search Status: Application material received by December 31, 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

    Engineering, Lab Technician Manager/Instructor

    The rapidly growing Saint Francis University Environmental Engineering, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, and emerging General Engineering Programs have an opening for a Laboratory Technician Manager/Instructor starting January 1, 2018. This position will require:

    • Managing our lab facilities and equipment. The successful applicant will have experience setting up, operating, and maintaining a variety of analytical instrumentation (e.g., ICP, AA, TOC, HPLC, GC) as well as specialized instrumentation found in undergraduate Environmental, Petroleum and Natural Gas, and General Engineering laboratories. Experience with field instrumentation and/or data acquisition/controls a plus. The ability to learn and manage a broad range of instruments is more important than experience with any particular technique or instrument. 
    • Supervising paid undergraduate interns to assist laboratory management.
    • Teaching three contact hours per semester in lab-based courses for the Environmental Engineering, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, and/or General Engineering majors. These courses could include Environmental Engineering Laboratory Measurements, Environmental Engineering Senior Lab, Environmental Biotechnology, Fluid Mechanics Lab, Environmental Engineering Field Measurements, Introduction to Engineering, Drilling Fluids Lab, Rock Properties Lab, Maker Space Design Lab, and others.
    • Preparing instrumentation, facilities, and equipment in support of engineering faculty. 
    • Inventory and ordering of lab supplies and major equipment in support of the engineering faculty.
    • General technical management of equipment of engineering labs including minor repair, working with vendors for upgrades and/or repairs, with the objective of enhancing the longevity of laboratory equipment. 
    • Ensuring lab users follow existing safety protocols while continuing to establish new protocols. 
    • Assuming general EHS duties for all engineering laboratories.


    This position is relatively flexible and the dynamic nature of our program may allow for other productive activities, such as:

    • Overseeing undergraduate researchers and working with engineering faculty on funded research, service, and consulting projects. This may include experimentation, grant-writing, conference travel, field work, etc.
    • Helping to design new laboratory facilities and lab-based curriculum for our rapidly growing engineering programs.


    A Master of Science in a relevant field (e.g., engineering, geochemistry, environmental chemistry, environmental science, analytical chemistry, microbiology) is required.  Applicants with engineering experience and demonstration of technical skills are preferred.
    Saint Francis University provides a competitive benefits and salary package based on your level of experience. 

    Interested candidates should apply online  and then send cover letter, resume, transcripts and a list of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Screening begins December 15  and will continue until the position is filled.  

    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

    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