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    PO Box 600
    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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  • Assistant Director of Marketing Strategy

    Search Status: Application Material received by March 15, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Director of Marketing Strategy in the department of Marketing & Communications. The Assistant Director will work with the Director to create integrated marketing/recruitment strategies that align with the university's strategic enrollment and fundraising goals.

    Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent in marketing,advertising or related field with three to five years of experience in a marketing position of similar responsibilities. Higher education/non-profit marketing experience preferred. Typical duties include: developing and implementing a fiscally responsible annual advertising campaign plan to support enrollment goals,creating an SEO strategy for programmatic pillar marketing,providing support for non-marketing personnel with marketing-related job functions, and improving marketing metrics including refining tracking conversions through Google Analytics. Must be able to provide project leadership and build consensus in cross-unit working environment.

    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 (2 Positions)

    Search Status: Application material received by February 5, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for two full time, live-in positions of Residence Life Coordinators in the department of Residence Life. The Residence Life Coordinators are 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

  • Information Services Librarian

    Search Status: Application material receivedbefore April 1, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University Library seeks an enthusiastic and creative information professional to become their next full -time Information Services Librarian. The successful candidate will: teach library research/information literacy workshops and programs; develop and prepare research guides for academic disciplines; provide general reference desk service on a rotating basis with other information service staff; acts as the liaison between the library and academic departments for the purpose of collection development and information literacy instruction; serve as First-Year Personal Librarian to incoming freshman.

    Masters of Library Science (M.L.S or M.L.I.S) from an American Library Association accredited graduate library program required. Prior professional experience in information literacy instruction, collection development and reference services with print and online resources required. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach in an electronic classroom setting and be able to instruct using a Course Management System. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required; should be a self-starter but also possess the ability to work effectively as a team member.

    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.

  • Public Services Assistant- Evening

    Search Status: Application material received before February 1, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Public Services Assistant- Evening position. The Public Services Assistant- Evening is directly responsible to the Head of Access Services for maintaining the operation of the public services desk and providing information regarding the library to University staff, students, and the general public. Essential duties of the position are to close the library, process interlibrary loan requests, answer simple reference questions,check in/out materials using the online system, and maintain the stack area.

    High school graduate with library or customer service experience preferred. Proficient interpersonal relation skills,communication abilities, and organizational skills. Proficient computer skills in a Windows environment, knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, accurate typing and data entry skills,and the ability to operate standard office equipment. Work schedule: Sunday 3:30 - 11:00 P.M.; Monday-Thursday 1:30-9:00P.M. Position will be filled by February 26, 2016.

    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, Women's Volleyball

    Search Status: Application material received by February 4, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women's Volleyball. The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach, Women's Volleyball to assist with aspects of a Division I volleyball program. The Assistant Coach will assist with recruiting qualified student-athletes, operate within volleyball budget, schedule games with other intercollegiate teams, oversee conditioning and training programs, practices, and competitions, conduct on-campus clinics and summer camps.

    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 is preferred. Intercollegiate volleyball playing and coaching experience preferred. Knowledge of scouting software 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.

  • Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a newly created, full-time, 10 month 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. Depending on the applicant's area of expertise,teaching may include, but is not limited to, oncology, wound care,amputee/prosthetics, geriatrics, or foundational sciences.

    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 should hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. The candidate should hold, or be eligible for, licensure in Pennsylvania, with 3-5 years of clinical experience. Preferred qualifications include: a;physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD,DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a doctoral degree; 4 years of prior full-time teaching experience at the assistant professor rank; and active APTA membership.

    Apply on line at http://francis.edu/employment, 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 February 28, 2016. The position is open until filled.

    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 or you may discuss the position with her at CSM in February.

    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 Professor of Sociology/Criminal Justice

    Search Status: Application Deadline is January 1, 2016

    Saint Francis University's Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice to begin teaching Sociology and Criminal Justice courses in fall 2016.

    The successful candidate will have a teaching load of 4-4 (3 preps) including the opportunity to teach a combination of the following: Administration of Justice, Cultural Diversity, courses in the candidate's areas of specialization, as well as general education courses. The successful candidate must be willing to engage in service in a small department, advising, and in service to the SFU community.

    The positions requires a Ph.D. completion (by the time of appointment) in Sociology, Criminology or Criminal Justice.

    Review of applications will begin January 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

    To apply, fill out an online application at http://www.francis.edu/employment and submit a(i) letter of application, (ii) C.V., (iii) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) evidence of teaching excellence and (v)three current letters of recommendation 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 Professor, Psychology

    Search Status: Application material received by January 11, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2016. 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 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. The Saint Francis University Psychology department has a strong track record in mentoring student 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, and 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).

    To apply, fill out an online application athttp://www.francis.edu/employment and submit a(i) letter of application, (ii) C.V., (iii) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) unofficial transcripts,and (v)three current letters of recommendation 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, International Student Programs

    Search Status: Application material received by November 2, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position in International Student Programs as an Assistant Director. The Assistant Director, ISP is responsible to the Director, ISP to support the day to day processes of the office,work with planning and performing international student orientations, communicate with arrivals, and provide direct support to the current staff on existing priorities. The Assistant Director will travel internationally as assigned by the Director for international student recruitment initiatives. The Assistant Director will having a working knowledge of SEVIS requirements and work with the Director and other Designated School Officials to ensure SEVIS and immigration-related issues are reported and handled efficiently and in a timely manner. The Assistant Director will coordinate with the Director on special projects including the recruitment and retention of international students, orientation arrivals, campus-wide visibility efforts, and assume the role of supervisor in the absence of the Director.

    Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. At least four years of experience in international student programs. Training in SEVIS and F-1 Code of Federal Regulations required.Experience with international admissions and retention preferred. Language (other than English) preferred. General knowledge of FERPA 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: 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: 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 21 and Spring Session 1 starting January 11 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 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