Welcome to Creighton University
Welcome to the Creighton University community. You are now part of a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in its undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Creighton's education embraces several colleges and professional schools and is directed to the intellectual, social, spiritual, physical, and recreational aspects of students' lives and to the promotion of justice. Creighton strives to provide service to others, recognize the importance of family life, the inalienable worth of each individual, and appreciation of ethnic and cultural diversity. We are excited you have made the decision to join our community.
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Scope and Purpose
This online version of the handbook is applicable to all employees of all entities within Creighton University.
Creighton University has created this employee handbook to answer some of the questions you may have about policies and employment practices. As a mission focused organization, we care about you and want you to be successful in your work. A key to your success is understanding your job responsibilities, having regular communications with your manager regarding your work, and understanding the workplace guidelines and policies of Creighton University.
Please read this handbook thoroughly and keep it for future reference. The policies stated in this handbook are guidelines and are subject to change at the sole discretion of Creighton University, as are all other policies, procedures, benefits, and other programs of the University.
Administrative Pay Deductions and Corrections
Federal and state laws require that federal, state, and local income taxes be deducted from an employee's compensation. The University follows federal and state law accordingly.
Federal Wage and Hour Regulations
Non-exempt (hourly) employees (those who are paid on a bi-weekly basis) shall be paid at the rate of one and one-half times pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek. Non-working time paid by the University for sick leave, holidays, vacation, funeral, or personal time off is not included when determining overtime pay. Employees are required to obtain supervisory approval prior to working any overtime hours. The University defines a workweek as Saturday through Friday.
Equal Employment Opportunity, Anti-Harassment, and ADA
The Office of Equity and Inclusion believes that every person should have the Creighton experience they deserve. We work to reduce obstacles and foster an environment that is welcoming and inclusive to all Creighton community members. It brings together a number of important university initiatives regarding Affirmative Action, ADA, Anti-Harassment and Discrimination.