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Employment at Gannon

  • About Us

    Gannon University is a four-year Catholic university providing a liberal arts education integrated with professional skills and faith-based learning. Located in the heart of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Gannon is consistently ranked as a top-tier university by U.S. News & World Report. Nearly 1,000 full-time faculty and staff members are dedicated to the service of more than 4,700 students. Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Gannon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Director for Diversity and Inclusion

    The Director provides innovative, visionary, and strategic leadership, direction, and oversight for a comprehensive student focused diversity and inclusion program. This often includes advocating for policies and practices that promote student success. Offers mentoring and creates cultural support systems that provide respite from the dominant culture; implements educational programs; facilitates cooperation among campus affinity groups; and ensures access to academic support services. The Director will use strategies to assist the University in developing efforts in creating and sustaining a culture that embraces and promotes diversity and inclusion in their broadest meanings. Emphasis is placed on the development of long-term strategies and collaborations designed to enhance campus climates to increase the recruitment, matriculation, support, retention, and ultimate graduation of students.

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    College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences Adjunct Faculty

    Gannon University’s College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences is seeking adjunct faculty to teach in the following programs:  Speech, Arabic, Theology, Fine Arts and Public Policy.  Successful candidates will have a master’s degree or equivalency and must demonstrate excellence in teaching, have experience using technology in teaching, and must be able to support and promote the University’s Mission.

    Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.  Application Procedure:  Email a cover letter and a resume to  


    Gannon University is a proud member of the Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) to increase diversity in recruitment and address dual-career challenges in our region.

    2021 Great Colleges to Work For

    Gannon University Makes “Honor Roll” As a Great College to Work For

    Gannon University has earned its first-ever Honor Roll status as a 2021 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program. Gannon University is one of 42 institutions across the country to earn Honor Roll distinction.

    Committment to Erie Awards Workplace of The Year.

    Workplace of the Year

    Gannon University has been named Workplace of the Year in the Erie Times-News' 2020 Commitment to Erie Awards, as announced during a virtual ceremony on Sept. 23 at These awards honor employers and individuals for their investment and commitment to their employees, community and customers. 

    Gannon’s Purpose Statement

    We Transform lives by creating environments for Extraordinary Moments and everyday connections that Inspire Others to be their Best Selves.

    Our Service Standards

    Respect, Well-Being, Engaged, Seamless

    About You

    If you thrive as a professional who can apply the same values that distinguish our promise to our students, then Gannon is the place for you. This means you’re dedicated to fostering a values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.

    Where Do I Start?

    It starts with believing in the possibilities at Gannon. You can make a difference in an environment that is conducive to learning, scholarship, research, service and personal growth. It continues when you apply for employment.

  • Human Resources

    Phone: 814-871-7145
    Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668

    Office Location:
    University Services
    406 Peach St.