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

Health Sciences Adjunct Instructors

Finlandia University’s College of Health Sciences is seeking adjunct instructors for the following disciplines - Pathological Conditions, Healthcare Delivery, Healthcare Finance, Epidemiology in Healthcare, Healthcare Information Systems. Tentative start date is August 2016.

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Adjunct Instructor in Intermediate Accounting I

Finlandia University’s International School of Business is seeking an adjunct instructor to provide directed study to one accounting student. The course, BUS301 Intermediate Accounting I, covers an in-depth study of the accounting cycle and the accepted standards that govern financial reporting. Topics include current assets, long-lived assets, and intangibles. Tentative start date is August 2016. A Master’s degree in accounting required and teaching experience is preferred.

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Assistant Professor, Nursing

The Assistant Professor of Nursing is primarily responsible for teaching and supervision of sophomore-level nursing students in the classroom and clinical settings. Sophomore academic-level clinical settings include long-term care, acute care, and out-patient areas, focusing on the development of critical thinking/clinical reasoning skills.

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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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Staff Employment Opportunities

Security Officer (Part Time)

The Security Officer is responsible for ensuring that the Finlandia University Campus is a safe and secure environment. The Officer will be responsible for a variety of functions, including but not limited to, patrolling and securing campus facilities, issuing ID’s and parking permits, enforcing parking policies, reporting incidents and maintaining access to facilities and grounds.

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Housekeeper (Full Time)

Under the direction of the Director of Facilities, the Housekeeper is responsible for cleaning duties in university buildings and facilities. The Housekeeper has moderate contact with university employees and students while performing cleaning duties. This is a regular, full-time, bargaining unit position with a work schedule of 40 hours per week including weekends.

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Sports Information Director

Finlandia University is seeking a motivated, talented and passionate candidate to fill the position of Sports Information Director (SID). The successful candidate will be charged with telling the story of NCAA Division III athletics at Finlandia University, while also managing most aspects of game operations including managing statistics, volunteers, officials’ assignments and facility organization while adhering to all NCAA rules and regulations.

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Administrative Assistant for the International School of Business

To assist in the coordination of the activities of the International School of Business, and to provide administrative assistance to the School’s dean and faculty.

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Head Coach, Men’s Ice Hockey

The Head Coach is responsible for the development and implementation of a successful intercollegiate men’s ice hockey program by fulfilling specific job responsibilities in the intercollegiate athletic department. The Head Coach is expected to work as a team-player with primary responsibilities of coordinating all aspects of our men’s hockey program and adhering to all NCAA and MCHA rules for the sport of hockey.

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Human Resources Forms and Links

Human Resources Staff

Karin Van DykeVice President for University RelationsFinlandia Universitykarin.vandyke@finlandia.edu907-487-7344
Liz WilliamsHuman Resources SpecialistFinlandia Universityliz.williams@finlandia.edu906-487-7339

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.

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