Executive Vice President Search

The Position

Creighton University seeks nominations and applications for the Executive Vice President (EVP) position. The EVP will have the opportunity to lead, champion, and implement efforts to achieve the University’s strategic goals and to develop strategies to strengthen its business, financial, and administrative plans and policies.

The EVP is an executive officer of the University and the third member of a trio of top leadership at Creighton, working closely with the President and Provost. The position is responsible for leading and directing Continuous Improvement, Facilities Management, Finance, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Public Safety, and University Communications and Marketing. This position also provides administrative oversight for, and coordination with, Athletics, General Counsel, and University Relations. The EVP also is responsible for directing the Enterprise Risk Management process. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced and confident leader with strategic vision who has a documented history of successfully leading and managing at the executive level. Creighton seeks a collaborative leader and effective communicator whose personal and professional experiences reflect a commitment to and knowledge of the higher education landscape, with a strong preference for candidates with demonstrable alignment with the University’s Jesuit, Catholic mission. 

Learn more about the Executive Vice President: Opportunity Profile.

Search Committee Composition

Mr. Gary Witt, Board Trustee
Dr. Thomas Murray, Provost
Dr. Tanya Winegard, Vice Provost for Student Life
Dr. Robert Dunlay Dean, School of Medicine
Dr. Gail Jensen Dean, Graduate School
Mr. James Jansen, General Counsel
Fr. James Clifton, S.J. Associate Dean for Mission, School of Medicine
Mr. John Darwin, Special Assistant to the President
Ms. Janel Allen, Associate Vice President for Human Resources 
Mr. Patrick Marta, President, Creighton Student Union
Ms. Sheri Bacon, Senior Buyer, Strategic Sourcing
Ms. Shavonne Washington-Krauth, Program Manager, School of Medicine
Dr. Anne Ozar, Faculty, Department of Philosophy
Dr. Charles Braymen, Faculty, Department of Economics and Finance