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  • 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.


    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. 

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    Old Main

    Vice President for Finance & Business Operations

    This President’s Leadership Team member will serve as Gannon’s chief financial officer, report directly to the president, and build upon a strong culture of respect and collaboration, engagement and well-being, and planning and execution to provide leadership for all fiscal and business affairs. The individual manages the university’s financial and human resources to facilitate and support Gannon’s strategic plan; leads a team of directors and managers who are responsible for fiscal and divisional planning and the daily operations of finance, safety and security, human resources and enterprise risk management; and serves as the administration’s liaison to various trustee committees and community and civic organizations.

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    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.