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    Office of Human Resources
    Saint Francis University
    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.

    To apply for a position, please follow the instructions below:

  • Job Opportunities

  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Accounts Receivable Specialist- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by September 20, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an Accounts Receivable Specialist in the department of the Business Office.  The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible to the Bursar for the receipt of student payments, maintenance of student accounts and assisting student with their accounts.

    Associate Degree in a business related field required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. At least three years of experience including knowledge of billing, accounts receivable and collection procedures.  Excellent communication, problem solving skills and the ability to work with other people, both internally (other departments and students) and externally with parents is essential.  Excellent computer skills including Microsoft products.  Accurate data entry skills and a commitment to customer service are required. 

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

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

    Campus Police Officer- Accepting Applications

     Search Status:  Application material received before September 14, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the vacant position of a 12-month full time Campus Police Officer within the University Police Department. Successful candidates must have and maintain a current PA driver's license; Ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm; Possess ACT 120. Knowledge in criminal investigation, report writing. The candidates must also be effective in public relations and interpersonal skills, good oral and written abilities are strongly desired. Shift work required. Successful candidates must also have the ability to pass a Background check, Physical and Drug test. 


    Anyone interested in applying may do so by going to https://www.francis.edu/employment, and submitting a letter of application, resume, along with the 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




    Dining Services

    Dining Services at Saint Francis University invite applications for a number of open positions for the 2018-2019 academic year.   Please follow the links for detailed descriptions and to apply.   Please note that these positions are not Saint Francis University Employees.

    Deli- PT
    Utility Team Member- PT
    Prep/Saucier - PT
    Catering Delivery Driver- PT
    Pizza Cook- PT
    Salad Prep- PT
    Cook- FT
    Catering Server- PT
    Baker-PT
    Catering Server-FT
    Barista/Cashier- PT
    Dishwasher- PT
    Barista/Cashier- FT
    Deli- FT
    Cook-FT
    Dishwasher-FT

    Golf Course Superintendent- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before September 21, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a Golf Course Superintendent.  The Golf Course Superintendent (Groundskeeper) is directly responsible to the Grounds Supervisor to perform various duties relative to the maintenance and operation of Immergrun Golf Course as well as other areas accountable to the University.

    High school graduate required.  Certificate in Turf Course Management required. Appropriate licensure required. Additional degrees, certificates, licenses, etc. a plus.  Participatory knowledge of the game of golf preferred.  Knowledge and experience in all phases of golf course management and turf culture.   Knowledge and experience in planting, cultivating, and pruning of ornamental plants, shrubs, trees, etc.  Ability to operate agricultural and turf maintenance equipment is necessary.  Minimum of five years of effective experience in the maintenance and operation of golf course facilities or similar facilities required. Good interpersonal skills.  Team player with ability to work well with others.  

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

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

    Institutional Research Analyst- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by Sept 14, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an Institutional Research Analyst position in the Department of Institutional Research.  The Institutional Research Analyst is responsible to the Director of Institutional Research to support University-wide efforts to create and maintain a data-driven environment.

    Bachelor’s degree required in a related field; Master’s degree is preferred. Expertise and experience in institutional research and statistical analysis, preferably in a higher education setting. Demonstrated spreadsheet, database, statistical software and internet research skills. Ability to work independently but must possess the interpersonal skills necessary to work with teams of various university constituents. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. Occasional administrative support duties are required.

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

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

    Research Analyst - Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by Aug 15, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a Research Analyst position in the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation at the Shields School of Business.  The Research Analyst is directly responsible to the Director of the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation to assist with the construction of a database and research on occupational licensing.

    Bachelor’s degree in Economics required; Master’s degree in Economics preferred.  A Master’s degree in Public Policy with requisite skills in Economics maybe considered.  Must have exposure to statistical software packages (such as STATA).  Must have good writing and public speaking skills.

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

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

  • Athletics

  • Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track & Field- Part Time- Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by March 16, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track & Field. This is a part time position in the Department of Athletics.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I program.

    Saint Francis University is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required.  Competitive or coaching experience in the sport of track and field is required.  Specific expertise in the sprinting, hurdling, and jumping events is preferred.

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

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

    Assistant Coach, Men's Soccer -Accepting Applications

    Assistant Men's Soccer Coach 
    Saint Francis University  
    Loretto, PA
    Assistant coaching duties under the direction of the head men's soccer coach and/or his designee. Includes but not limited to on field coaching and film preparation. Assists in recruiting and retaining qualified student-athletes to participate in the men's soccer program, monitors the academic progress of student-athletes towards the goal of graduation. Plans travel, lodging and meals for away competitions, understands and complies with institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. Assists in overseeing conditioning and training programs, practices and competitions. Assists in conducting on-campus clinics and summer camps. Requires: Bachelor’s in sports or related field, at least 24 months as a College or Professional Soccer Player or Coach; Must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA. Knowledge of Northeast Conference and NCAA rules and regulations is required. NCAA recruiting exam. Work to be performed at 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA 15904; and must be willing to travel to other school locations frequently. Full time position. Qualified applicants, mail resumes to 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA 15940; Attention: Marian Bender, Director of Human Resources.

    Assistant Coach, Swimming- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before September 28, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Assistant Coach, Women’s Swimming. The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the coordination of all aspects of a Division I Swimming program.  The university has a 6-lane, 25 yard pool.  

    The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the swimming and aquatic programs.  Candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate swimming and coaching experience preferred.  Current certifications as appropriate for the position. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  

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

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

    Assistant Director, Athletic Communication- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by September 28, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Athletics Communications.  The Assistant Director of Athletics Communications will be responsible to the Director of Athletics Communications for assisting with publicizing the 23-sport Division I intercollegiate athletics programs at Saint Francis University and all aspects of the Saint Francis Athletics program.

    The Assistant Director of Athletics Communications will be the primary media contact for select sports. The candidate will be responsible for keeping statistics, programs, game notes and press releases in a timely and effective manner; will conduct press conferences and act as a liaison to media for select sports administer and manage website (www.SFUathletics.com). 

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Excellent computer, organization and communication skills are necessary.  At least two years of experience in sports information/athletics communications professional level, required.  Experience with desktop publishing (InDesign), graphics software (Photoshop, Illustrator), video editing (Premiere, IMovie) is required. Experience with StatCrew software-particularly for football, basketball and volleyball is preferred. Must be available to work evenings and weekends. Must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.

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

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

    Director of Operations, Women's Basketball- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before September 18, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for a Director of Operations, Women’s Basketball.  The Director of Operations is responsible to the Head Coach, Women’s Basketball to assist with all operational aspects of a Division I basketball program including but not limited to travel planning, recruiting coordination practice organization, camp organization and other duties as assigned.  

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

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate experience preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  

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

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

    Graduate Assistant- Women's Bowling

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the following Graduate Assistant position in the Athletic Department:

    GA- Assistant Coach, Women’s Bowling

    Search Status:Application material received by March 23, 2018 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University, is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.  Division I experience preferred.  

    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for positions.  

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

    Applications accepted until positions is filled.  Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty; and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons 

    Head Coach, Women's Bowling -Interviews in Process, No longer accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 4, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position as Head Coach, Women’s Bowling in the Department of Athletics.  The Head Coach is responsible to the Deputy Director of Athletics/ Senior Women’s Administrator to organize and direct a Division I bowling program.

    Saint Francis University is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the 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 bowling playing experience or intercollegiate coaching experience as an assistant or head coach required.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.  

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

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

  • Faculty 

  • Biology, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track-Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by October 8, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Biology department to begin August 2019.  This position will support our Aquarium & Zoo Science program, which offers specialized training to students who wish to secure aquarist/keeper/educator positions in professional aquaria and zoos.  A Ph.D in Biology or a closely related field is required by the time of appointment.  Past work experience in a professional aquarium or zoo setting, or a different organization emphasizing animal care, is a plus.  Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and must involve undergraduates in publishable research.

    Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in animal care and animal nutrition that service the major, along with introductory biology and upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of specialty.   It is desirable that candidates have the ability to teach Marine Biology and SCUBA courses in coral reef ecology or research diver techniques ; the latter courses involve travel with students to the Caribbean.  Additional responsibilities include advising students, University service, and supervising care of departmental aquaria, including our 1500-gallon display and training aquarium. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, possess professional aquarium experience, and can maintain an active undergraduate research program at our institution.

    Interested applicants should complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, current CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy and undergraduate research plan to: positions@francis.edu.

    Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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