Graduate Assistantships


Office of the Vice Provost
Division of Student Life

Harper Center, Room 3060
Omaha, Nebraska  68178
Voice: (402)  280-2775
Fax: (402)  280-4706

Contact Information

Residence Life Graduate Assistantship Coordinator

Dusten Crichton

Department of Residence Life

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE 68178

Phone: 402.280.2717


Graduate Assistantships in Student Life

The Creighton University Division of Student Life strives to offer a rich participant focused experience for graduate assistants.  The division currently offers graduate assistantships in the Department of Residence Life and the Office of Student Success.  Explore this educational experience that combines excellent academic preparation with practical application.


The Creighton graduate assistantship positions offer an intimate program setting with multifaceted career experiences.  Graduate Assistants work along side entry level and higher administrative professionals to build a caring and intentional environment.  Graduate assistants find that they are challenged and supported in developing professional skills and have numerous opportunities to learn about faith-based universities in higher education.  Graduate Assistants find their academic coursework and practical experience of great value in both the private and public higher education sectors. 

About Student Affairs and the Werner Institute

Are you interested in preparation for student affairs work?  Please read this description of the possibilities with assistantships and internships in the Division of Student Life and the academic program from the Werner Institute!

Graduate Assistantship Positions and Descriptions

View the Department of Residence Life Graduate Staff informational page for more information on the residential based graduate assistantships.

Graduate Academic Programs

Individuals interested in the pursuing a career in higher education are encouraged to consider the Masters in Science in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution through Creighton University's Werner Institute.  To find out more information on our graduate assistantships and the Masters in Science in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution with an emphasis in College Student Affairs Work please read this document.  

Graduate Assistantship Application Process

  • Submit cover letter, resume and three references to the Graduate Assistantship Coordinator, Dusten Crichton.
  • Apply and be accepted, as a full time student, into a Creighton University graduate studies program.


Applications are processed on a rolling basis with priority given to those applications received prior to March 1, 2012.  Candidates may be contacted for a phone and/or on-campus interview after their application is received.