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    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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  • Job Opportunities

  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Administrative Assistant, Shields School of Business

    Search Status: Application material receive by July 7, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    The Shields School of Business at Saint Francis University seeks a dynamic and highly skilled full time 9 month Administrative Assistant who will be efficient and effective in managing core operational processes and activities.  The Administrative Assistant is responsible to the Dean of the Shields School of Business to: provide warm friendly customer service to our various constituencies, plan and implement various special events and programs on and off campus, and oversee the day-to-day operations of Schwab Hall, the newest academic building on campus.

    The Shields School of Business provides a comprehensive student –centric business education and offers eight undergraduate programs, two graduate programs, and oversees the three Outreach and Research Centers: the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR), and the Francis in the Marketplace Executive Training Institute.

    High school diploma is required, with a strong preference for an associate degree in administrative assistant, information technology, or business administration. Minimum of one or two years of experience in office operations (secretarial experience) and events management is expected. Strong organizational, communication, and office management skills along with the ability to work independently and with limited supervision on a wide range of administrative support and secretarial tasks is essential.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.) is preferred.  Strong organizational, communication, and office management skills along with the ability to work independently and with limited supervision on a wide range of administrative support and secretarial tasks is essential. Must have superior people skills and display professionalism and enthusiasm.  

    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

    Admissions Counselor

    Search Status:  Application material received before May 26, 2017 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.  Fluency with Microsoft Office applications. Extensive Overnight Travel and valid driver’s license are required.  Experience working with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds; 6-12 months experience working in recruitment, student services, public relations, marketing, education or related field preferred.    A working knowledge of the Jenzabar CX Administrative system or other database and Constituent Relationship Management Module preferred.

    Apply on line , 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


    Assistant Director, Student Engagement

    Search Status: Application Material received by July 7, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Director, Student Engagement in the Center for Student Engagement.  The Assistant Director is directly responsible to the Director of Student Engagement to assist with the implementation of Saint Francis University’s student life programming, including (but not limited to): the Student Government Association, the Student Activities Organization, the F.L.A.S.H. Leadership initiative, New Student Orientation, the SFU Greek Life Community, and all university recognized clubs/organizations.  The Assistant Director is directly responsible for the University’s Greek Life program which supports 12 fraternities and sororities, 2 governing councils, and 2 Greek honor societies.  Must support the Catholic, Franciscan values and mission of the institution.

    A bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred in student affairs or related field.  Proven success in student activities, leadership development, and event management is required.  Experience with student development theory, campus and community relations, event management, and effective utilization of information technology, including database and spreadsheet management, online applications and software, and electronic/social media is desired.  Must possess superior written/oral communication skills and display collaborative leadership.  Greek Life experience is preferred but not required.

    Interested candidates should apply on line , then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu.

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

    Custodial Worker I

    Search Status: Application material received by March 31, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

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

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

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

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

    Director, Physical Plant

    Search Status:  Review of Applications has started.

    Saint Francis University seeks a leader with a proven track record of accomplishments to become its next Director of Physical Plant.  This position involves the leadership and development of a 65- employee department and the planning, organizing, coordinating and directing of all Physical Plant functions.  Responsible for all physical facilities; budget; coordination of personnel through supervisors; supervision of new construction and remodeling of facilities; repair and maintenance, housekeeping and supporting services of facilities; systemic inspection, planning and accomplishing repairs to facilities, equipment and grounds; and ongoing training and professional development of departmental personnel.

    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field is required, with seven years of successful management experience in physical plant administration and demonstrated knowledge of the principles of construction and maintenance.  Professional Engineer License and experience in higher education preferred. Ability to effectively communicate with other University staff, students, industry personnel, and the public is essential.  Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct and control all aspects of physical plant activities. Intermediate knowledge of office administration, plant management, reporting, budgeting and control, computer skills, and business operations.  Advanced knowledge of terms, nature of related trades, blueprints, buildings, grounds equipment, housekeeping, construction, repair, maintenance, purchasing, inventory control, fire, safety management, IBC & OSHA codes and related matters in higher education.

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

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

    Administrative Assistant, Nursing - Part Time

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

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

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

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

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

    Campus Police Officer- Part Time

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

    (1) Part Time Officer (Seasonal or 9 month position)

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the vacant positions for one full time and one part time Campus Police Officers 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 candidate 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.

    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

    Instructional Design & Technology Specialist- Part Time

    Search Status: Application material received by June 5, 2017 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University invites applications for a part time position of Instructional Design & Technology Specialist in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).  The Instructional Design & Technology Specialist is responsible to the Director of CETL and serves as a member of the CETL Instructional Design & Technology Team.  The Instructional Design & Technology Specialist collaborates with faculty content experts and instructional and information technology professionals to implement high-quality learning solutions across a broad range of academic programs and initiatives.  This individual will design, develop, and evaluate learning materials, will create support materials, and will design and deliver training.  This individual will play a key role in supporting course design for masters programs in the School of Business.  


    Job requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or closely related field with a minimum of one year experience in the field of instructional/educational technology, including designing, developing, and delivering higher education technology-based instructional projects and programs.  Knowledge of educational processes and pedagogies and understanding of issues related to online teaching and learning, especially in higher education.  Extensive knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies. 


    Interested candidates should 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

  • Athletics

  • Athletic Administration- Graduate Assistant

    Search Status: Open until filled

    The GA- Athletic Administration is directly responsible to the Deputy Director of Athletics/SWA  to assist with the Athletic Department's administrative function.

    Bachelor's degree required.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.

    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program.  Candidate must be admitted into a master's program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for the position.

    Questions regarding the position can be directed to: Erika Renwick, Deputy Director of Athletics/SWA at erenwick@francis.edu.

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

     

    Athletic Communication- Graduate Assistant

    Search Status: Open until filled


    The GA- Athletic Communication is directly responsible to the Director of Athletics Communication and serves as the primary contact for several sports and serves as a secondary contact for 1-2 others.


    Bachelor's degree required.  Experience in : Collegiate athletics communications, Adobe Creative Suite (Mac), Stat Crew, web streaming/video equipment, Daktonics Displays (LED scorers table/message center), and graphic and publication design. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.


    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program.  Candidate must be admitted into a master's program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for the position.


    Questions regarding the position can be directed to: Taylor Powers, Director of Athletics Communications at tpowers@francis.edu


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

    Director of Student-Athlete and Leadership Development

    Search Status: Application material received by May 26, 2017 will receive primary consideration. 

    The Director of Student-Athlete and Leadership Development is directly responsible to the Provost (or designee) and the Director of Athletics to coordinate all aspects of the NCAA Student-Athlete Affairs program while providing for academic success and leadership development of student-athletes.  The Director of Student-Athlete and Leadership Development oversees the Student Athlete Academic Services Office which includes the Associate Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services, Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services, graduate assistant and student workers.  The Director oversees all aspects of a successful academic advising, monitoring and leadership development program.  The Director of Student-Athlete and Leadership Development also oversees the Head Coaches of Field Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse and Women’s Basketball, their assistants and their graduate assistants.  The Director of Student-Athlete and Leadership Development will also serve in sport administration and event management and represent Saint Francis on the appropriate Northeast Conference, NCAA and N4A Committees.

    Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Excellent computer, organization, and communication skills are necessary.  Related experience, preferably at the NCAA Division I university or professional level, 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 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

    Field Hockey, Assistant Coach

    Status Search:  Application Material received by June 16, 2017 will receive primary consideration

    The Assistant Field Hockey Coach is directly responsible to the Head Field Hockey Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I field hockey program.

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Intercollegiate field hockey and coaching experience preferred.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Atlantic 10 Conference and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    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

    Graduate Assistant Coach- Men's and Women's Track & Field and Cross Country

    Search Status:  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Material received by June 23, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Coach – Men’s and Women’s Track & Feld and Cross Country.

    The Graduate Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist during practice and competition, with the primary responsibility of assisting with the endurance events and cross country.  Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to:  recruiting, academic support, compliance, travel planning, and other administrative tasks.

    The candidate 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.  Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience in the sports of track & field or cross country is required.  Specific expertise in the endurance events and/or cross country is required.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.

    Compensation for the position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  The successful candidate must apply and be admitted to a Saint Francis University master's program in order to qualify for this position.

    Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Material received by June 23, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Apply online , 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 with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

    Graduate Assistant Coach, Women's Golf

    Search Status: Open until filled

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Women's Golf Coach.  The Graduate Assistant Women’s Golf Coach is directly responsible to the Head Women’s Golf Coach and assists with all aspects of a Division I women’s golf program.

    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.  

    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.  

    Questions can be directed to: Jim Brazill, Senior Associate Director of Athletics at jbrazill@francis.edu


    Apply online; 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.



    Student Athlete Academic Services- Graduate Assistant

    Search Status: Open until filled


    The GA- Student Athlete Academic Services is directly responsible to the Associate Director of Student Athlete Academic Services to organize and supervise life skills programs for the development of the student athlete (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Athlete Mentors program, etc.)


    Bachelor's degree required. Ability to relate to student athletes; strong organizational skills preferred.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.


    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program.  Candidate must be admitted into a master's program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for the position.


    Questions regarding the position can be directed to: Jaime Lipski, Associate Director of Student Athlete Academic Services at jlipski@francis.edu


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

    Women's Water Polo, Assistant Coach

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Faculty 

  • Accounting, Assistant Professor

    Search Status: Application material received by June 23, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

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

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

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

    To apply complete an online application , and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three current letters of reference to: positions@francis.edu.  

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

    Environmental Engineering, Visiting Assistant Professor

    Search Status: Review of applications will begin June 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

    The rapidly growing Environmental Engineering program at Saint Francis University seeks applicants for a one-year visiting professor position starting August 2017.  Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree at the time of appointment or have a master’s degree with significant professional experience in Civil, Environmental, or Ecological Engineering or a closely related engineering field.  Candidates with experience across the field of Environmental Engineering will be considered. 

    Duties would be primarily focused upon teaching a range of courses for Environmental Engineering majors.  The successful candidate must have the ability to provide outstanding classroom and/or laboratory instruction for Environmental Engineering and introductory engineering courses.  The Environmental Engineering program at Saint Francis University is exclusively undergraduate and has been developed with an emphasis on personalized learning/teaching experiences, impactful community service regionally and abroad, publishable undergraduate research, and real class projects throughout the curriculum.  The successful applicant would be expected to complement the existing faculty by blending research, service and/or consulting into undergraduate coursework.

    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, camping, mountain-biking, skiing, 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.  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, and application, C.V., statement of teaching interests/philosophy, statement of undergraduate research/consulting/service interest, unofficial transcripts, and three reference letters 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.

    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

    Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a newly created, full-time, 10 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 Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS) with teaching experience in geriatric physical therapy 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 physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a doctoral degree; prior university level teaching experience; active APTA membership: and expertise in geriatrics.

    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 April 15, 2017.  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 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

    English as a Second Language, Adjunct Faculty- Part Time

    Search Status: Open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the part time position of adjunct faculty in the Intensive English Program for Fall Session 2 starting October 19 and Spring Session 1 starting January 9 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

    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