Protestant Chaplain and Retreat Coordinator at Creighton University Campus Ministry
Omaha, Nebraska

The Protestant Chaplain provides pastoral support and formation to our Protestant students, who come from multiple traditions, on campus by overseeing a weekly worship service, providing pastoral care, outreaching, and offering spiritual companionship. Additionally, this person will oversee and coordinate 2-3 retreats each year, regularly take shifts on the Campus Ministry On Call (CMOC) phone to provide pastoral care to students, and serve as a consultant on creating inclusive space for students of different Christian faith traditions. This is an 11-month position.


Essential Functions:


Pastoral ministry and outreach to undergraduate students
Administrative work including budget management, assessment, organizing and promotion of programs, and coordinating of retreats
Facilitating worship for student population
Collaborates as an integral member of the Campus Ministry Department, the Division of Mission and Ministry, and multiple other campus partners on various projects, programs, and events.


Education & Experience:


Masters degree in divinity, theology, pastoral studies, ministry, or related field required (those currently enrolled in a program may be considered)
Ordination and/or certification from a mainline Protestant denomination with preference given to those from a liturgical/sacramentally oriented tradition.
2-4 year’s ministerial experience with managerial/leadership experience preferred (at least some in active ministry)
Experience working collaboratively with diverse groups
Experience leading groups of people in worship
Knowledge of other Protestant traditions and their worship patterns
Deeply developed pastoral ministry skills
Strong desire to pastorally support students from a wide range of ecumenical traditions
Understanding and appreciation of the Jesuit mission

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Creighton University Campus Ministry
2500 California Plaza Lower level of Swanson Hall next to Brandeis
Omaha, Nebraska 68178


Creighton University Campus Ministry
[email protected]



Omaha, Nebraska
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Church Ministry