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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.

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  • Administrative Assistant, Biology- PT

    Search Status: Application material received before August 1, 2016 will receive primary consideration.  Internal candidates at this time only.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month part time position as Administrative Assistant, Biology (Bio). The Bio Administrative Assistant reports to the Chair of the Department of Biology and performs a variety of secretarial and administrative support services for the Chair and those assigned to the Bio program.

    A high school graduate with completion of 1-2 years of secretarial, customer service and information technology required.  Demonstrates excellent organizational skills; good communication skills; outstanding proofreading 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 are essential.  Excellent professional behavior and strong work ethic.  Computer proficiency in word processing/mail merges, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Publisher is required; Have knowledge of or be willing to learn basic web content management. Knowledge of FERPA and APA is preferred.  At least 1-3 years of related experience preferred.

    Please do not contact the department directly unless otherwise noted in the career opportunity posting.

    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


    Athletic Trainer

    Search Status: Application material received by July 31, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, has an opening for a full-time permanent Athletic Trainer (11 months).  Responsible for assisting with provision of medical coverage to a 25-sport athletics program.  

    Bachelor’s degree, NATABOC certification, 1-2 years’ collegiate level experience and current first-aid and CPR certification required; a Master’s degree preferred.  Must be eligible for PA State Athletic Training Licensure. Computer proficiency in world processing and spreadsheet applications is preferred. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills and demonstrated ability to develop cooperative and supportive relationships with colleagues are required.

    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.

    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


    Administrative Assistant, Nursing

    Search Status: Application deadline for internal candidates is July 22, 2016.  Application Deadline for external candidates is July 31, 2016.

    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 programs within Nursing.

    High school and completion of two years of office management experience or training 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, and keep information confidential.  Ability to work effectively with others to include prospective and current students, faculty, and staff in support of program goals and operations are essential.  Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, web skills and databases preferred.  Excellent front-line customer service and marketing skills required in support of program goals and operations.

    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


    Graduate Assistant- Assistant Women's Softball Coach

    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 to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I 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. Experience in intercollegiate athletics in some capacity, preferably Division I.  Specific expertise in pitching is required. 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 2016.  Applications must be received by August 27, 2015. 

    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

    Chemistry Department Adjuncts

    Deadline: Applications received by July 25, 2016 will receive primary consideration

    The Chemistry Department at Saint Francis University seeks adjunct Instructors to teach undergraduates in the following areas: General Chemistry Lab and Allied Health Chemistry Lab.

    Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry required; Master’s in Chemistry preferred. Prior teaching experience preferred.

    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

    Video Production Internship-Athletics

    Location: Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pa.

    Job Status: Internship (Unpaid, for credit only)

    Internship Description/Duties: Internship hours will be based on number of
    credits taken and the requirements set by your immediate department.
    12-15 credit hours preferred. Work hours will vary depending on athletic events.
    Student must be available nights and weekends. Intern will capture game
    footage, cut and edit clips for use in highlight videos, shoot and edit team
    interviews, assisting with web-streaming events and game-day productions.

    Must be able to successfully follow Saint Francis University and NEC production
    requirements and guidelines. Intern will work for a Division I athletics
    department directly under the Athletics Multimedia Services Coordinator, where
    he or she will gain hands-on experience in the Sports Entertainment and
    Industries.

    Requirements for Position: Experience with digital video editing, camera
    operation, adobe suite and other editing applications, and basic knowledge of
    sports production. Must be able to work quickly and effectively on assigned
    projects. Preferred candidate will be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate
    degree program majoring in broadcasting, communication, TV production,
    journalism, or related fields. Post graduates will be considered as well.
    Applicant should have knowledge of how to operate a camera under various
    conditions. Previous experience operating a camera in a live event environment
    is helpful.

    Time Period: 2016 Fall Semester (apx. 15 weeks)

    Housing: Provided if needed.

    Application Process: Please submit resume and cover letter to Danielle
    Burkhart, Athletics Multimedia Services Coordinator at positions@francis.edu by
    July 31, 2016 for consideration. Portfolio submission optional.

    Physician Assistant Clinical Coordinator

    Search Status: Application material received by September 1, 2016 will receive primary consideration

    Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania seeks a full-time faculty member to serve as one of three Clinical Coordinators within its Department of Physician Assistant Sciences.  This is a 12-month faculty position.  The position may be non-tenured or tenured track depending on the qualifications of the candidate. 

    Primary responsibilities include recruiting, developing and maintaining clinical placements for clinical year students.  The Department maintains clinical placements for students in over one hundred different sites located throughout the state of Pennsylvania and in other locations across the country.  Additional duties include, but are not limited to student advising, clinical year student evaluation, remediation, participation in admission activities and accreditation maintenance. Teaching opportunities in areas of expertise exist.  Opportunity for release time for continued part-time clinical work is also available and encouraged.

    The Department is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent verbal abilities and an interest in working as a team member to achieve the Department’s goals and objectives. The successful applicant must demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare system and excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact with various members of the medical community.  A minimum of a Master’s degree, preferably with at least three years of clinical experience, is recommended for PA faculty.  Physician Assistants should be currently NCCPA certified. Physicians preferably should have experience in primary care setting and be currently licensed as an allopathic or osteopathic physician. Experience as a preceptor preferred. Candidates must be willing to travel.

    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


    Post Doctoral Fellowship

    Search Status: Screening begins August 29, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  The position is to start January 2017.

    A full-time Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in support of the Center for Watershed Research & Service (CWRS) and Environmental Engineering programs at Saint Francis University. The position will entail:
    • Research in support of faculty and mission of CWRS (http://francis.edu/center-for-watershed-research-and-service/). Existing research programs are interdisciplinary and include:
    o Water quality impacts and protection in Appalachia and Highland Bolivia
    o Co-treatment of municipal wastewater and acid mine drainage
    o Microbial fuel cells and related technologies
    o Sustainable passive treatment of acid mine drainage
    o Other Ecological Engineering solutions for water quality improvement

    • Teaching one course per semester related to environmental engineering with our unique approach of real research and service blended into the classroom.

    • Other related activities:
    o Extension work in service of regional watershed restoration/protection nonprofit organizations
    o Authoring peer-reviewed manuscripts and presenting at national/international conferences
    o Mentoring undergraduate interns and researchers
    o Grant-writing in support of CWRS

    The balance of the aforementioned activities will be tailored to the skill set of the successful applicant.  They will be overseen and closely mentored by Drs. William Strosnider and Rachel Wagner to achieve the research, teaching, extension, and grant-writing productivity necessary for maximal professional development.

    This opportunity is open to applicants from all relevant engineering and science disciplines. We especially encourage applications from those with backgrounds in ecological, environmental, and biological engineering as well as environmental chemistry/science/microbiology, applied ecology, hydrology, biogeochemistry, and other related fields.

    Saint Francis University was founded in 1847 and is the oldest Franciscan Institute of higher learning in the United States.  A small Catholic liberal arts university set in the Laurel Highlands of central PA, opportunities for outdoor recreation abound (kayaking, hiking, sailing, mountain biking, fishing, etc,) The University is located in the village of Loretto, which is 1 hour east of Pittsburgh and 3-5 hours west of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia.

    CWRS was founded in 2012 with funding from the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds. It’s mission is to provide expert assistance and manpower to amplify the watershed restoration efforts of domestic and international nonprofit organizations and to advance the science of watershed restoration.

    To apply, complete an application, then email letter of application, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate research/consulting/service plans, official transcripts, 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.

    Admissions Counselor

    Search Status: Application material received before June 17, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Admissions Counselor.  The Admissions Counselor reports to the Director of Admissions, and serves as a territory manager for the recruitment of prospective students.  Additional duties include representing the University at on and off campus functions, application review, and assisting in other office activities related to the enrollment of students.

    A bachelor’s degree is required.  Candidate must have strong oral and written communications skills, ability to work both independently and as a part of a team. Must have the ability and desire to work closely with prospective Saint Francis University students and their families.  Extensive Overnight Travel and valid driver’s license are required.  

    Apply online, then submit 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


    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.

    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. Depending on the applicant's area of expertise,teaching may include, but is not limited to, oncology, wound care,amputee/prosthetics, geriatrics, or foundational sciences.

    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 should hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. The candidate should hold, or be eligible 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; 4 years of prior full-time teaching experience at the assistant professor rank; and active APTA membership.

    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 February 28, 2016. The position is open until filled.

    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

    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 21 and Spring Session 1 starting January 11 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.