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    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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  • Director of the Science Outreach Program

    Search Status: Application Material Received before March 30, 2014 will receive primary consideration.

    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: 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 Coach - MW Track and Field/Cross Country

    Search Status: Application material received before May 1, 2014 will receive primary consideration.

    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: positions@francis.edu.

    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

  • Director of International Student Programs

    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.

    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: 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

  • American Sign Language- Adjunct PT

    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: 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, Physical Therapy

    Search Status: Primary consideration will be given to applications received before May 15, 2014. Position is open until filled.

    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: positions@francis.edu

    For more information related to this position please contactDr. Ivan Mulligan, Chair of the Search Committee. Please contact him at imulligan@francis.edu

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

  • Adjunct Faculty- English as a Second Language PT

    Search Status: Application material received before January 1, 2014 will receive primary consideration.

    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:

    • Preparing and teaching 7 week intensive, academic-prep English language courses in writing, grammar, reading, speaking, and/or listening;
    • Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;
    • Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
    • 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;
    • Uploading assignments, quizzes, tests, and handouts and keeping up with the grade book on Blackboard;
    • Assisting in the orientation and placement of students in the days before and after the sessions;
    • Submitting grades to the registrar on or before their due dates;
    • 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

    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: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

  • Adjunct Faculty- English as a Second Language PT

    Search Status: Ongoing

    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:

    • Preparing and teaching 7 week intensive, academic-prep English language courses in writing, grammar, reading, speaking, and/or listening;
    • Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;
    • Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
    • 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;
    • Uploading assignments, quizzes, tests, and handouts and keeping up with the grade book on Blackboard;
    • Assisting in the orientation and placement of students in the days before and after the sessions;
    • Submitting grades to the registrar on or before their due dates;
    • 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

    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: 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

  • Display Cook/Prep Cooks - PT

    Application accepted until filled.

    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: positions@francis.edu.;AA/EOE