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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 

  • Campus Police Officer

    Saint Francis University Police Department has an immediate opening for a Police Officer:
    Full time Officer

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the vacant position of 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. Shift work required. Successful candidates must also have the ability to pass a Background check, Physical and Drug test. 

    Anyone interested in applying may do so by filling out an online application, 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


    Application material received before July 2, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Custodial Worker I -Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 4, 2018 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

    Research Analyst - Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by June 15, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a Research Analyst position in the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation at the Shields School of Business.  The Research Analyst is directly responsible to the Director of the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation to assist with the construction of a database and research on occupational licensing.

    Bachelor’s degree in Economics required; Master’s degree in Economics preferred.  A Master’s degree in Public Policy with requisite skills in Economics maybe considered.  Must have exposure to statistical software packages (such as STATA).  Must have good writing and public speaking skills.

    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

  • Athletics

  • Head Coach, Softball- Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by June 15, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for full-time, 12-month position of Head Coach, Softball.  The Head Coach is directly responsible to the Deputy Director of Athletics/SWA to organize and direct a Division I softball program. 

    Must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.  Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Collegiate playing and coaching experience preferred.  

    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

    Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

    Saint Francis University Swim Lessons is looking for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors!
    We are looking for people who are 16 years of age or older and enjoys working with children. 

    Please have a current up to date life guarding certification if you are interested in being a lifeguard. Swim Instructors do not need to have a life guarding certification. All hires must complete their background clearances in order to be staffed.

    Summer 1 lesson times are Monday-Thursday, 5:15-8pm.
    Summer 2-4 lesson times are Monday-Thursday, 8:15-11am.

    To apply fill out an online application and then submit a letter of application, resume, copies of life guarding certificate/CPR/First Aid certificate, any current clearances and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to : positions@francis.edu. 

    Please contact Courtney if interested in being a lifeguard or a swim instructor at cparenti@francis.edu or (304) 906-6046.

    Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track & Field- Part Time- Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by March 16, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track & Field. This is a part time position in the Department of Athletics.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I program.

    Saint Francis University is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required.  Competitive or coaching experience in the sport of track and field is required.  Specific expertise in the sprinting, hurdling, and jumping events is preferred.

    Apply online , then submit a 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 encourage applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
    AA/EOE

    Graduate Assistant- Athletic Administration

    Search Status: Applications deadline is June 15, 2018.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant – Athletic Administration. The Graduate Assistant-Athletic Administration is directly responsible to the Assistant Director of Athletics for Facilities and Operations to assist with all aspects of scheduling of athletic facilities, assist in event management, Gameday operations and other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Athletics.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, 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. Experience in intercollegiate athletics in some capacity, preferably Division I.  Strong verbal and written communications skills. Must be accepted into full-time graduate studies program at Saint Francis University. Compensation includes graduate school tuition.

    Position is available August 2018.  

    Applicants should complete an 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

    Graduate Assistant- Men's & Women's Track & Field

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the following Graduate Assistant position in the Athletic Department:

    GA- Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field 

    Search Status:  Application material received by March 23, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required .  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.  Division I experience preferred.  Candidate must have experience in sprinting, hurdling, jumping events and pole vault.

    Compensation for positions is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for positions.  

    Apply online at http://www.francis.edu/employment then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

    Applications accepted until 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 

    Graduate Assistant- Women's Bowling

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the following Graduate Assistant position in the Athletic Department:

    GA- Assistant Coach, Women’s Bowling

    Search Status:Application material received by March 23, 2018 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University, is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.  Division I experience preferred.  

    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for positions.  

    Apply online at http://www.francis.edu/employment then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

    Applications accepted until positions 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 

    Graduate Assistant, Women's Softball

    Search Status: Applications deadline is  May 14, 2018.  

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant – Assistant Women’s Softball Coach. The Graduate Assistant-Assistant Women’s Softball Coach is directly responsible to the Head Women’s Softball Coach and assists with all aspects of the softball program.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, 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 playing experience required. Division I experience preferred. Strong verbal and written communications skills. Must be accepted into full-time graduate studies program at Saint Francis University. Compensation includes graduate school tuition plus stipend.

    Position is available August 2018.  

    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

    Head Coach, Women's Bowling -Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by May 4, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position as Head Coach, Women’s Bowling in the Department of Athletics.  The Head Coach is responsible to the Deputy Director of Athletics/ Senior Women’s Administrator to organize and direct a Division I bowling program.

    Saint Francis University is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, 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 preferred.  Intercollegiate bowling playing experience or intercollegiate coaching experience as an assistant or head coach required.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.  

    Apply online, then submit a 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 encourage applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
    AA/EOE

  • Faculty 

  • 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