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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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  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering

    Search Status: Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015 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 2015. 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. Professional licensure is preferred.Expertise in computer model development, hazardous materials,waste water treatment, and/or hydrology is desired. However,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 coursework. In addition, there are expectations of productivity outside of the classroom via research, service and/or consulting with undergraduate students.

    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 atwww.francis.edu.

    Complete an online application at http://www.francis.edu/employment,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.

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    Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

     

    Search Status: Position is open until filled.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for 1 full-time, 12-month position of Assistant Women's Basketball Coach. Responsibilities are assisting the head coach in all aspects including but not limited to recruiting, on-court coaching,scouting, game and practice preparation and overseeing the academic progress of student-athletes. Assist with the coordination of practices, budget management, games management, scheduling, travel,and other duties assigned by the head coach. Must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA. 

     Bachelor's degree required with previous college basketball coaching or competitive experience preferred. Division I basketball experience a plus.

    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: 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

  • Residence Life Coordinator

    Search Status: Application material received by May 29, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time,live-in position of Residence Life Coordinator in the department of Residence Life. The Residence Life Coordinator is directly responsible to the Director of Residence Life to oversee administrative, supervisory, programmatic, community development and counseling responsibilities within a residential community,housing approximately 1300 students. Will have between 12 and 18 Resident Assistants as staff and be responsible for the residents of buildings with between 300 and 600 residents. Secondary responsibilities are in the areas of summer conference housing and/or the summer residence hall housing and office administration.

    Master's degree in student personnel or related field preferred and one to two years of residence hall experience at the graduate assistant level. Bachelor's degree considered with residence hall experience. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills are essential.

    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: 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, Women's Soccer

    Search Status: Application material received by May 28, 2015 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, Women's Soccer. The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I women's soccer program.

    Must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.

    Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. Coaching or playing experience at the Division I collegiate level preferred. Goalkeeping experience and coaching/goalkeeping license preferred.

    Complete an online application at http://www.francis.edu/employment,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

  • Color Guard Advisor

    Search Status: Application Deadline is June 30, 2015

    The Saint Francis University Marching Band seeks candidates who will advise the Color Guard during the summer band camp. Responsibilities include: individual and small group instruction,aid in the teaching of marching basics and fundamentals, helping to set and clean drill, teach and clean routines, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Bands.

    Candidates must be available from August 8, 2015 through August 25, 2015 and must demonstrate knowledge and ability in individual,small group instruction. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in marching band participation/instruction.

    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: 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

  • Majorette Advisor

    Search Status: Application Deadline is June 30,2015

    The Saint Francis University Marching Band seeks candidates who will advise the majorette line during the summer band camp. Responsibilities include: individual and small group instruction, aid in the teaching of marching basics and fundamentals, helping to set and clean drill, teach and clean routines, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Bands.

    Candidates must be available from August 8, 2015 through August 25, 2015 and must demonstrate knowledge and ability in individual,small group instruction. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in marching band participation/instruction.

    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: 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

  • Associate Director of Physical Plant 

    Search Status: Application deadline is May 22, 2015.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Associate Director of Physical Plant position. The Associate Director of Physical Plant is responsible to the Director of Physical Plant for providing leadership and coordination in the development, administration, and management of University-wide construction and renovation projects. 

    Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or construction project administration with five or more years experience required. Excellent supervisory, management, organizational,and communication (oral & written) skills are required. Supervisory experience in work relating to the operation and maintenance of a physical plant preferred. A working knowledge of architectural plans, specifications and building code requirements are required.

    Demonstrate experience in working with all disciplines of construction project (site/utility, general trades, HVAC, plumbing,fire protection, electrical and telecommunications) is preferred.

    Interested candidates should apply online 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

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

    Search Status: Application material received by May 20, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Psychology department starting Fall,2015. 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, health psychology, and upper-level special topic 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. The Saint Francis University Psychology department has a strong track record in mentoring students for entry into graduate programs and for immediate post-graduate employment. SFU Psychology faculty members also have the opportunity to participate in various other curricular and co-curricular programs,including an interdisciplinary Social Responsibility Minor, an interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor, and the newly revised SFU general education program. SFU is a Division I University.

    Qualifications include a Ph.D in Psychology (qualified ABD's will be considered). Review of applications will begin May 20, 2015 and continue until position is filled.

    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: 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- FT/PT

    Saint Francis University invites applications for one full time(12 month) and one part time (24 hrs/wk) Campus Police Officers who are responsible for the protection of the Saint Francis University Community utilizing the philosophy of community policing. This includes patrolling campus buildings, grounds and adjacent areas of a private educational institution; enforcing state laws and college policy, acting in the community care taker role,assisting with emergency preparedness, presenting programming,investigating crimes and important campus issues; restraining and/or arresting suspects when necessary; completing/submitting crime and daily log reports, answering department calls for service; filling out all appropriate paperwork; Clery Act compliance, providing assistance to courts for prosecution of cases, and attending judicial hearings.

    Candidates must have and maintain a current PA driver's license;ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm; possess Act 120 training. Knowledge in criminal investigation, report writing and PA Crimes and Vehicle code required. Effective public relations and interpersonal skills, good oral and written abilities are essential.

    Apply online at http://francis.edu/jobapplication.htm, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Positions opened until 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

  • Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations/Internships

    Search Status: Application material received by May 8, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position in Career Services as an Assistant/Associate Director,Employer Relations/Internships. The Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations/Internships is directly responsible to the Director of Career Services and Adult Degree & Continuing Studies/Associate Dean to provide leadership, structure, and overall coordination of the internship program. The position works closely with students, employers, faculty, staff and alumni including the alumni director, professional colleagues, and the local community. Prime responsibilities include employer outreach and employer relations, alumni outreach and alumni relations, student assistance in obtaining internships, student preparedness for the application and interview process, and oversight of internship records and reports.

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in marketing,business, communications, leadership, human resources, or other related field preferred. Demonstrated experience working with employers, community outreach, with corporate relations/sales experience. Position requires a high energy level, excellent speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills, strong organizational ability, proficiency with computers, and strong ability to advise and career coach students. Must have the ability to communicate information to all internship stakeholders (students, faculty,staff, employers, parents, and alumni). Travel required with some evenings and weekend events.

    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: 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, Social Work/Field Coordinator

    Search Status:Review of applications will start March 1,2015 and continue until position is filled.

    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 Work or related field preferred. 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: 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

  • Head Coach, Women’s Water Polo

    Search Status: Application material received before January 23, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time, 12 month Head Coach,Women’s Water Polo position. The Head Women’s Water Polo Coach and is directly responsible to the Director of Athletics or his designee to organize and direct a Division I water polo program within the stated mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University. Saint Francis will begin competition in water polo in 2016-17.

    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 degree preferred.Intercollegiate water polo and coaching experience (or equivalent) preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.

    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

  • Faculty, Physical Therapy

    Search Status: 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 offers the successful applicant to be engaged in existing or new research 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 including the C.A.R.E. clinic, the University's student run pro-bono physical therapy clinic.

    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.

    The Department of Physical Therapy currently includes two academic units: physical therapy and exercise physiology. The Department continues to be innovative through partnerships within the School of Health Sciences, with other Schools on the Saint Francis campus and external partners. The Department supports the growth of clinical residency programs that the University has on campus. Currently, residency opportunities include:Sports, Orthopedics, and Pediatrics.

    Saint Francis University is a small, private, liberal arts institution in the Franciscan tradition. Founded by Franciscan Friars in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan college/university in the United States. Located in rural Loretto,Pennsylvania, the University enrolls approx. 1,700 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students. By emphasizing values, skills and knowledge each program provides an understanding of Franciscan heritage, values and traditions. The mission of the Physical Therapy department is to educate competent, ethical, caring doctors of physical therapy who practice autonomously, at an entry level,in a complex healthcare environment, and who demonstrate critical thinking and an evidence-based approach.

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

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

    Applications will include a focused letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

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

  • Adjunct Faculty- English as a Second Language PT

    Search Status: Open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the part time position of adjunct faculty in the Intensive English Program for Summer Session 1 starting May 18 and Summer Session 2 starting July 6 with the possibility of continuing in the fall.

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

  • Dining Services- PT

    Search Status: Accepting Applications

    Saint Francis University Dining Services is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Positions are 9 month, with summers and major holidays off. All positions are part-time for retail food operations as well as the dining hall. Shifts will vary and include some evening and weekend work. Positions include Prep cooks, Pizza cooks, Dishwashers and servers.

    Prep or pizza cooks positions require experience in the position.  Knowledge of food service activities, the ability to operate standard food service equipment, and proficient organizational, interpersonal and communication skills required.  High school graduate with training in food service operation required. Minimum of two years related experience preferred.  Also accepting high school applicants for entry level positions.


    Interested persons should apply at http://francis.edu/application-for-employment/, submit letter of application, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references: positions@francis.edu.

    You may also apply on campus, Monday through Friday, at 102 Raymond Hall from 8:30am to 4:00pm. 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