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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.
To apply for a position, please follow the instructions below:
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/employement, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: email@example.com. Application material received by 1/13/14 will be given primaryconsideration.
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 seeks to fill a full time IT Technician position. Directly responsible to the Network Administrator and performs a variety of support services related to desktop and mobile computing, basic networking, telephony, printing and audio and video (A/V).
High school graduate or equivalent with completion of 1-2 years of advanced training in computer science or management information systems at a business school or college and proof of A+ Technical Certification required. Strong customer service, computer hardware and software configuration and installation skills. Solid working knowledge of personal computer hardware and operating systems and various software packages are essential. Evidence of basic networking skills and audio/video equipment preferred. Proficient organizational and documentation skills, interpersonal skills, and communication abilities 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's Adult Degree & Continuing Studies Program invites applications for an Assistant Director position responsible for the recruitment, enrollment and retention of adult learners. Key duties include prospect development and tracking of data using Jenzabar, admissions management, strategic enrollment initiatives, special events coordination, presentations to key groups, marketing and promotions including marketing materials, and overall student advisement including retention initiatives.
Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree, master's degree strongly preferred. Good organizational, multi-tasking,communication, event planning, and leadership skills required. Must be a team player and self-motivated. Previous experience in student admissions, student recruitment, marketing, and adult education highly desired. Ability to work effectively with prospective and current students, business and educational leaders, faculty and staff is necessary. Must be able to be strategic, creative, and meet monthly and annual enrollment goals set forth by the division. Also responsible for advising and retaining current adult learners. Some experience with desktop publishing, social media, and other marketing strategies is desirable.
Saint Francis University invites applications for the part time position of adjunct faculty for the undergraduate Public Health program. Potential classes to teach include epidemiology, Program development and evaluation, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and/or Global health.
Master's degree required; A minimum of 7 years experience teaching college level courses or other teaching experience in acute care or public health field required or a minimum of 7 years in healthcare organizations, health-related government agencies, or as faculty in a university preferred. Experience with course development and Blackboard is a plus.
Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment,by submitting a letter of application, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com
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.
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For more information related to this position please contactDr. Ivan Mulligan, Chair of the Search Committee. Please contact him at email@example.com
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: 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.
The Chemistry Department at Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position beginning August 2014 in the area of analytical chemistry (prefer bio focus). Teaching responsibilities include course work and laboratories in the areas of general chemistry, analytical chemistry, and biochemistry.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D, post-doctoral research experience (preferred), and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in chemical education in the classroom and in the research laboratory.
Review of applications will begin Oct. 4 with phone and on-campus interviews planned for late October through November. If you have questions feel free to contact Dr. Rose Clark (email@example.com). Saint Francis University is a liberal arts college, located in Loretto,PA about a 30-minute drive from Altoona, PA and Johnstown, PA.
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 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.
Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania seeks a full-time experienced faculty member to serve within its well established Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Sciences beginning September 2013 or when the position is filled. This is a 12-month faculty position that also includes responsibilities for University and community service, scholarly activity and opportunities for clinical practice. Faculty rank determination will be based on educational credentials and academic experience. The position may be non-tenure or tenure track depending on the qualifications of the candidate.
Job Duties: Primary responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate and first year (didactic) curriculum areas of clinical expertise. This position also includes teaching the applied anatomy and physiology component during the didactic year which includes cadaver lab. Additional duties include, but are not limited to student advising, student evaluation and remediation as well as participation in admission activities.
Minimum Requirements: The Department is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent teaching,communication and organizational skills to assist in working as a team member to achieve the Department's goals and objectives. The successful applicant must demonstrate knowledge of educational pedagogical methods and evaluation processes.
Qualifications for this position include graduation from an accredited PA Program. Current NCCPA certification as a physician assistant is required. A Master's degree and a minimum of one year teaching experience is preferred. Candidate must be eligible for registration/ licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Currently licensed and board-certified physicians are also invited to apply.
Application: Interested candidates should complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment,then submit a cover letter, references (names, mailing and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers), and current curriculum vitae to:email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com.
Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor Level to begin Fall 2014. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate sport psychology, health and exercise psychology, and introductory psychology. The successful candidate will also assist the department with classes in one of a number of possible areas, such as abnormal psychology, behavior modification, clinical-community psychology, and upper-level special topics courses. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, use of active pedagogies, advising undergraduate majors, multicultural education, and departmental and university governance. Interest in involving undergraduate psychology majors in ongoing laboratory or community-based research is essential.
Saint Francis University Psychology department has a strong track record in mentoring students for entry into graduate programs and for immediate post-graduate employment. Saint Francis University Psychology faculty members also have the opportunity to participate in various other curricular and co-curricular programs, including interdisciplinary Social Responsibility Minor, an interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor, and the newly revised general education program SFU is a Division I University. Applicant qualifications should include a Ph.D. in Psychology (qualified ABD's will be considered).Special consideration will be given to those candidates with a specialty in sports psychology and/or health psychology.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com
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:
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Search Status: Position opened until filled.
Saint Francis University invites applications for a temporary FT/PT University Police Officer for Fall 2013 who is responsible to provide a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors and to perform all activities associated with the protection of the university community. Applicants will be required to work under pressure in a variety of situations and must demonstrate effective public relations and interpersonal skills in working with a diverse campus community. This position answers to the Police Lieutenant.
Candidate must have knowledge of the practices and procedures of police work, a working knowledge of federal and state laws and university rules and regulations. Work may include routine patrol, accident investigation, criminal investigation, traffic control, and special assignments by superior officers.
Applicants must possess Act 120 certification with previous law enforcement experience required. Prior experience in an educational environment preferred. A valid PA operator's license is required. Effective oral, written, and computer skills are required. Prior leadership and supervisory experience preferred.
Apply on line at http://francis.edu/jobapplication.htm, 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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