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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Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Assistant Professor of Psychology position is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. The preferred area of expertise is in Cognitive, Clinical, Developmental, or Personality Psychology. The duties include teaching, student advising, professional development and research, university service, and other duties as assigned in accordance with the faculty handbook. The ability to engage students is research is highly desirable

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting will primarily teach accounting and finance courses, which will include principles of accounting and upper-level accounting courses, plus other business courses as assigned by the ISB Dean. They will advise accounting and other business majors and be responsible for enrollment growth of the Accounting major. Curriculum development, university service, professional development, and other duties may be as assigned in accordance with the handbook.

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Instructor of Mathematics

The Instructor of Mathematics is a full-time, one-year faculty position. The duties include teaching, student advising, curriculum development, university service, professional development, and other duties as assigned in accordance with the faculty handbook.

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Assistant Professor Studio Arts/Intermedia

Seeking a candidate with an established career in two or more Intermedia/Studio Art areas, such as painting, drawing, illustration, and digital applications. The responsibilities of the position will be to teach, research and oversee studio art area. Active service at the school, university and community levels is also expected.

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Staff Employment Opportunities

Science Instructor, Summer Program

The Science Instructor will teach high school-aged youth during a five-week, on-campus summer program to engage students in activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields to share a passion for science and obtain knowledge in specific science fields to aid them in high school classes.

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Foreign Language Instructor, Summer Program

The Foreign Language Instructor will teach a language class to high school-aged youth during a five-week, on-campus summer program. We are open to any foreign language, but extremely interested in an American Sign Language fluent instructor.

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Gift and Alumni Relations Officer

This hybrid position blends donor gift solicitation with alumni relations. This person develops, implements, and champions initiatives that build enduring, mutually beneficial relationships with Finlandia alumni and supporters. Through discovery and cultivation this person is expected to help grow Finlandia’s donor base and regularly solicit multi-level gifts from alumni and friends.

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It’s On Us Media Intern

Finlandia University is seeking a motivated, talented and driven undergraduate student or recent graduate to assist the Marketing and Communications Department with developing and implementing a marketing plan for the It’s On Us Series. The marketing plan will include, but not be limited to, posters, t-shirt giveaways, creating an editorial calendar for the web and social media, planning events related to the “It’s On Us” Series, and creating video(s) promoting the series.

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Media Intern

Finlandia University is seeking a motivated, talented and driven Finlandia University upperclassmen to serve as Media Intern for the 2016-17 academic year. The successful candidate will be a vital part of the university’s communication team tasked with telling the story of Finlandia University’s students, staff and alumni. Primary responsibilities will include managing the university’s day-to-day presence on Snapchat, coordinate and develop content for Finlandia Fridays. Finlandia Fridays, etc.

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Coordinator of Student Accounts

The Coordinator of Student Accounts manages the overall operation of the Office of Student Accounts. The Coordinator provides information for students and parents regarding their financial obligation and the various payment options available. The Coordinator is also responsible for maintaining student accounts, management and collection of Perkins Loans and Accounts Receivable in accordance with Federal/State regulations and Company policies and procedures, processing bookstore charges, etc.

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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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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.