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Office of Human ResourcesSaint Francis UniversityPO Box 600Loretto, 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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The School of Sciences at Saint Francis University invites applications for the position of Director of the Science Outreach Program, a multidisciplinary endeavor spanning all the disciplines represented in the School: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Sciences,Engineering and Mathematics. Activities coordinated by the Outreach office are jointly designed and conducted with faculty across the School of Sciences. Coordination with related departments in the Schools of Health Sciences and Arts and Letters,as well as the University's Institute for Energy, is also required in order to develop a broad basis for outreach across Saint Francis University. Current Science Outreach projects include: professional development for K-12 teachers to improve STEM teaching techniques and methodologies, rural outreach to K-12 students for Chemistry, intensive 1-2 week summer academies for high school students, etc. The Director of the Outreach Program is responsible for taking the lead on identifying sources of external funding, and drawing on faculty expertise for joint grant writing to support all activity. The Outreach office,assisted by its Program Coordinator, is tasked with managing grants, including budgeting, project logistics and report writing. The Director will also be expected to teach science courses that are part of the "scientific literacy" component of Saint Francis University's General Education Program, as well as courses for majors in the candidate's area of specialty.
Key qualifications: science outreach experience, successful grant writing. Preferred candidates will have a technical and educational background that includes one or more disciplines represented by the School of Sciences (or interdisciplinary areas,e.g., geochemistry, agricultural engineering, biochemistry,physical geology, etc.) M.S. required. , Ph.D. preferred. The Director's position is a full-time 12-month appointment and will be funded through yearly renewable contracts, with the possibility of converting to permanent status after 2-3 years. Start date:early summer 2014. Applications will be reviewed starting March 30 and will continue until the position is filled.
Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Coach - MW Track and Field/CC. The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist during practice and competition, with the primary responsibility for coaching and recruiting all sprinting and hurdling events. Assist in conditioning and training programs and all aspects of in-season and out -of- season practice as well as individual workouts.
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; Master's preferred. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience in the sports of track and field and/or cross country is required. Specific expertise in the sprinting and hurdling events is required. Division I experience preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.
Apply on line athttp://www.francis.edu/employment, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: email@example.com.
Applications accepted until position is filled. Applications from females, minorities,and others who can help Saint Francis University implement its diversity plan are encouraged. AA/EOE
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 Master's Degree is preferred. Current NCCPA certification is required with a minimum three years of clinical experience and eligibility for registration/licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Candidates must be willing to travel.
Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment,then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Search Status: Application Deadline is March 3, 2014
Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Director of International Student Programs. The Director is responsible to the Provost for developing and maintaining a vibrant center for international student programs. The director is expected to seek funding for its programs, provide information and leadership to academic community, develop policy around international student programs, monitor the global international study market and market the Saint Francis University program, and act as a representative of the University to the outside community when appropriate.
A master's degree in TESL, education, or a related field is required as well as experience in the management of an intensive English program. The director must demonstrate and understanding of and a dedication to the Franciscan goals of higher education and incorporate those goals into the international study programs. The director is expected to be an experienced educator and to have previous professional experience in international education. Good leadership skills are essential in addition to exceptional skills in organization and communication. Last, the director must be an enthusiastic supporter of and advocate for international education.
Search Status: Application material received by January 31, 2014 will receive primary consideration.
Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Head Coach, Women's Volleyball. The Head Coach is directly responsible to the Senior Associate Director of Athletics/SWA to organize and direct a Division I volleyball program. The Head Coach will recruit qualified student-athletes, will monitor academic progress of student-athletes towards graduation, will operate within volleyball budget, will schedule games with other intercollegiate teams, will oversee conditioning and training programs, practices, and competitions, and will conduct on-campus clinics and summer camps.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree is preferred.Intercollegiate volleyball playing and coaching experience preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.
Search Status: Application material received by Jan. 31, 2014 will receive primary consideration.
Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time MMS/MHS Programs: Coordinator for Academic Advising in a fast-paced academic department housing two on-line master’s degree programs. The MMS/MHS Program Coordinator of Academic Advising reports to the Program Director of MMS/MHS and will be primarily responsible for academic advising and registration functions for all MMS and MHS students The Coordinator will play a key role in organizing and facilitating registration, maintaining student records, data collection related to learning outcomes, and oversight and maintenance of online student resources. The Coordinator will also serve a backup role for vital administrative tasks,specifically data entry for new students into Access and Jenzabar, and data-mining for various reports.
A bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience required. The candidate must have excellent 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 essential. Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases required. Knowledge of Blackboard Course Management System and Jenzabar strongly preferred. At least 1-3 years of related experience required, 3-5 years in Higher Education experience preferred. Medical or healthcare background helpful.
Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: email@example.com
Saint Francis University is committed to diversity o students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.AA/EOE
Search Status: Position open until filled. Only completed packets will be considered.
Saint Francis University is currently seeking applications for Adjunct Instructors to teach one or two sections of the following courses in the 2014-2015 academic year: a combined ASL I and II course, ASL III, and ASL IV.
A master’s degree in a relevant discipline and experience teaching at the university level are required. Preference will be given to those with ASLTA certification. The Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing are strongly encouraged to apply.
Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment, then submit a letter of application, vita, sample syllabus with course outline for one of the ASL courses listed, student evaluations, and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
The School of Business at Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Marketing position. This position teaches graduate and undergraduate marketing courses during the evenings and days. The capability to also teach business courses in a secondary area, such as entrepreneurship or management information systems is a plus.
Candidates must have a record of highly effective teaching,scholarship and service and must embrace the student consultancy model used in advanced marketing courses. They must also possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others, as well as a willingness to serve on School of Business and University committees. Successful experience with distance learning and online teaching is a plus.
A MBA or equivalent graduate degree is required along with professional experience; Ph.D or D.B.A. in Marketing or related doctoral degree is preferred.
To apply complete an online application at www.francis.edu/employment,and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three current letters of reference to: email@example.com.
The Graduate School of Business and Human Resource Management a tSaint Francis University invite applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management position. This position teaches graduate and undergraduate Human Resource Management/Labor Relations courses, plus other business courses as needed, during the evenings, days and 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 School and University committees. Successful experience with distance learning initiatives, such as online modalities is essential.
A Master's degree in Human Resource Management or Labor Relations required; Ph.D. in Human Resource Management or Labor Relations, or closely related doctoral degree preferred. SPHR credential is also preferred.
Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of Director of Institutional Research &Effectiveness. The Director of Institutional Research &Effectiveness is responsible to the Vice-President for Strategic Initiatives for providing information about the performance and effectiveness of Saint Francis University in achieving its mission,goals, and objectives to be used in support of decision making and strategic planning. The primary responsibilities of this position include providing strategic leadership for institutional data management, coordinating institutional research activities,planning and conducting research and analyses, and assisting in developing a comprehensive institutional assessment plan. The director collaborates with senior administration, deans, and department heads to implement the responsibilities of the position.
A Master's degree is required, doctorate preferred, from an accredited institution with a focus in management information systems, social science, higher education, public administration,or a related field that includes statistical analysis and/or research methodology. Three years experience of increasing complexity in higher education, institutional research, program evaluation, and campus planning, or a demonstrated record of comparable professional experience required. Five years experience preferred. The candidate should have considerable experience in using SPSS, SAS, or other comparable statistical analysis program and research design methodologies. Evidence of independent, creative thinking and writing on research and statistical problems; ability to work with data from multiple electronic sources; knowledge of business intelligence and reporting tools such as Cognos are preferred.
Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application material received by 1/13/14 will be given primary consideration.
The CSWE accredited Social Work Department of Saint Francis University invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching in several areas across the generalist curriculum, including but not limited to Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Introduction to Social Welfare, Introduction to Gerontology and Social Work Processes II (Macro). The successful candidate is also responsible for field coordination and liaison for the BSW Department. Field coordination responsibilities include finding and developing new field sites. The successful candidate will have a 3/3 teaching load.
Additional responsibilities include advising of social work students, assisting in reaffirmation activities, student recruitment, serving on university and department committees and other duties as needed. A research agenda and willingness to assist students with research is expected.
A MSW with three years post-masters practice experience required. A Doctorate or ABD in Social Works or related field preferred. If ABD, it must be completed within two years of hire. Teaching experience and field coordination experience in a CSWE accredited program a preferred. The candidate should have a research agenda with a desire to work with students in research projects, skills in using educational technologies for classroom and online education, and excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. A collegial attitude preferred.
Apply on line at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, resume, Curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: email@example.com.
The Chemistry Department at Saint Francis University invites applications for a visiting faculty position (Assistant Professor rank) for August 2014 - May 2015. Teaching responsibilities include courses and laboratories in first year chemistry and in General Education.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in chemical education in the classroom.
Saint Francis University is a liberal arts university, located in Loretto, PA about a 30-minute drive from Altoona, PA and Johnstown, PA. The School of Sciences is housed in a new 70,000 sq.ft. Science Center.
For questions regarding the application process, you may contact the Search Committee chair, Dr. Pedro Muíño, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time,12 month faculty position in their Doctoral entry level program. Saint Francis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested teaching primarily in the program's progressive curriculum in the area of their expertise. Acute care, cardiopulmonary, geriatrics, and wound care are potential areas of teaching in this faculty role.
The flexible nature of this position also offers the successful applicant the possibility of directing student research projects, as well as opportunities to engage in an existing or new research agenda through the Human Performance Laboratory in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness. Individual scholarly endeavors may be enhanced by the potential to develop research partnerships through collaboration with the Center of Excellence for Remote and Medically Underserved Areas. Faculty-led clinical practice opportunities are also available through our on-campus clinic at the Center for Rehabilitation. In addition, the successful candidate is highly encouraged to participate in service to the university through committee involvement, student advisement, and community outreach activities.
A physical therapist with a doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) or who is completing a doctoral degree is required for this faculty position. An applicant with Clinical Specialist certification in a specialty area will be given priority review. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania, with 5 years of teaching, clinical and/or research experience.
Apply on line at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: email@example.com
For more information related to this position please contactDr. Ivan Mulligan, Chair of the Search Committee. Please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Biology invites applications for tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014. A Ph.D. in biological sciences is required. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in vertebrate zoology, though others may be considered. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and to an undergraduate research program that is viable at our small liberal arts institution. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate excellence in teaching. Teaching responsibilities may include the following: the introductory biology sequence; vertebrate zoology; biochemistry; genomics or bioinformatics; upper-level courses in the candidate's area of specialty; or non-majors science courses.
Interested applicants should complete an online application athttp://francis.edu/employment, then submit a letter of application, references (names, mailing and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and current curriculum vitae to: email@example.com.
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.
Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering to begin August 2014. The successful applicant will shape, develop and lead our new undergraduate program in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering. Opportunities exist to collaborate closely with faculty in our ABET Accredited Environmental Engineering program.
A doctorate in Petroleum Engineering or related area is preferred, ABD considered. The primary requirement for the position is an ability to excel in developing and teaching a variety of courses for majors in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering and related disciplines. The position also requires excellence in professional development in the form of research and/or consulting and a commitment to service within the university and outreach to the community.
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 3-4 hours West of Washington D.C.,Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Saint Francis University is a communal workplace that strives for optimal work-life balance; work schedules can be flexible. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information, visit our website at www.francis.edu.
Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/application-for-employment/, then send your letter of application, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy that particularly addresses the unique opportunity to develop a new program, undergraduate research and/or consultancy,copies of transcripts, and three reference letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Literature & Languages at Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professorship in World/Postcolonial literatures. Primary expertise required in Anglophone literature of Asia, Africa, or the Middle East; required secondary expertise in British literature 1900-present. The successful candidate will develop undergraduate courses in his or her area of specialization, teach a two-part World Literature survey course, and teach a variety of general education courses such as first-year writing, introduction to literature, and first-year seminars. The 4/4 teaching load carries an expectation of involvement in departmental governance, scholarly activity, and service (such as student advisement and recruitment). The successful candidate will have a PhD in English in hand by June 2014.
Interested candidates should complete an online application at http://www.francis.edu/employment, and then submit a letter of application, C.V., copy of transcripts, three current letters of reference, official teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy to email@example.com.
Interviews will be held at the MLA Convention in Chicago.
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Saint Francis University invites applicants for a full time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Sociology, beginning Fall 2014. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in undergraduate education. Candidates who are a generalist in sociology and willing to develop course in the sociology of gender and/or stratification/inequality, as well as courses that will be cross-listed between sociology and criminal justice are especially encouraged to apply. The teaching load is 4-4.
Candidates should demonstrate ongoing commitment to research,experience teaching at the undergraduate level and strong commitment to teaching, student advising, and University service, including participation in the general education program. In addition, they must be willing to share department service, such as the recruitment of new students, advising, involvement in student clubs, and other co-curricular activities. Qualified ABDs will be considered. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required by time of appointment.
Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment, and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three current letters of reference, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Philosophical and Religious Studies at Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy to begin August , 2014. The candidate must have a significant background in the History of Philosophy and should be broadly trained in Ethics. Teaching Health Care Ethics will be required on a regular basis. Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, and Epistemology are desirable. Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. and have significant teaching experience.
Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment, and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a writing sample and student class reviews to: email@example.com.
We will be conducting interviews at the American Philosophical Association 2013 Eastern Division Meeting in Baltimore, MD.,December 27-30 (interview days to be determined). All correspondence should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
Saint Francis University invites applications for the part time position of adjunct faculty in the English as a Second Language Program.
A BA or BS and a certificate in TEFL/TESL OR 15 credits of coursework at Master's level (500+) in relevant areas (ESL education, TESOL, applied linguistics, language development, and multicultural education) are required. Must be a U.S.citizen. Candidate must have one year ESL/EFL teaching experience in reading, writing, listening and/or speaking OR two years ESL/EFL tutoring experience in the same areas; have excellent intercultural communication and interpersonal skills; and demonstrable knowledge of non-U.S. cultures.
A preferred applicant will have 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; and knowledge of educational technology, specifically Blackboard.
Responsibilities will include the following:
Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment,then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to:email@example.com
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 at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saint Francis University is accepting applications for part-time Display Cook and Prep Cook for the 2013-14 school year. These positions are 9-month, evening shift (noon to 8:30pm) with varied days off. Experience as a display or prep cook required.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.
Interested persons should apply at http://www.francis.edu/application-for-employment/ or send letter application, resume, and references to: email@example.com.;AA/EOE
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