Human Resources

Working at Finlandia University is both a calling and an incredible opportunity to make a difference. We offer a competitive benefits package, empowering atmosphere and our location is Pure Michigan beautiful.

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Medical Assistant and Medical Billing and Coding Program Practicum Coordinator/Instructor

The Medical Assistant/Medical Billing and Coding Practicum Coordinator /Instructor duties include teaching program courses as needed according to specified learning outcomes; academic advising and career related counseling for students; monitoring student retention; identifying and assisting at-risk students; and maintaining competency and currency in medical assisting.

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Adjunct Instructors

Finlandia University’s Suomi College of Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct instructors for the following disciplines: Public Speaking, Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory ,Psychology, Philosophy.

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Staff Employment Opportunities

Gift Officer

The gift officer develops and implements initiatives that build enduring, mutually beneficial relationships with Finlandia supporters that lead to increased giving levels over time. Through discovery and cultivation this person is expected to help grow Finlandia’s donor base and regularly solicit multi-level financial gifts from alumni and friends. She/he reports directly to the chief advancement officer.

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Academic Success Coach

The Success Coach reports to the Director of the Academic Success & Student Life and supports returning students identified as needing academic support by developing and implementing a variety of academic support plans and strategies that include individualized and small group learning activities, and monitoring academic progress. The Success Coach will also oversee The Teaching and Learning Center, coordinate the hiring and training of student tutors, and provide services and strategies, etc.

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Assistant to the Registrar

Provide administrative support for the management of the Registrar's Office. Responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the Registrar's Office, including the maintenance of academic records of applicants and students. Under general direction assists with ordering and distributing report and grade information, and assist faculty advisors and students with class schedules.

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2017-2018 Residential Life Internship

The Residential life intern is an on-call, live-in, professional who fosters a safe and welcoming community in Finlandia Hall. The intern will supervise 6 -8 Resident Assistants in their daily responsibilities and will encourage and implement educational and entertaining programs and events for the Finlandia University Campus.

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TRIO Upward Bound Academic Coordinator (2 positions)

Coordinate and lead various activities and services for low-income, first-generation students, in particular academic/tutoring services, designed to promote success in secondary school to access and successfully complete postsecondary education to accomplish TRIO Upward Bound grant-funded objectives by the US Department of Education.

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TRIO Talent Search Academic Advisor

Coordinate and lead activities designed to promote success in middle and secondary school and assist low income, first-generation students to access and successfully complete postsecondary education through services to accomplish TRIO Talent Search grant objectives 100% grant-funded by the US Department of Education.

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Human Resources Forms and Links

Human Resources Staff

Alyson DeLandsheerCoordinator of University RelationsFinlandia 487-7339
Karin Van DykeVice President for University RelationsFinlandia Universitykarin.vandyke@finlandia.edu906-487-7344

Non-discrimination Statement

Finlandia University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex/gender, age, disability, religion, veteran status, familial status, height, weight, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law in admissions, employment, athletics, programs, and activities. Karin Van Dyke (contact information below) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies or gender equity concerns.


As a learning community Finlandia University recognizes and affirms the dignity and worth of all people and cultures. We will strive to provide an institutional climate that does not perpetuate or tolerate forms of discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, developing and retaining a qualified and diverse faculty, staff and student body.