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

Adjunct Instructors

Finlandia University’s Suomi College of Arts and Sciences is seeking an adjunct instructor for: Philosophy (including Ethics) & Criminal Justice (Corrections).

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Adjunct Instructors – Billing & Coding, Medical Assistant

Finlandia University’s College of Health Sciences is seeking adjunct instructors for the following disciplines for spring classes: Billing & Coding Externship, Medical Assistant Lab Procedures II, Medical Assistant Clinical Externship

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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

The Assistant Professor of Philosophy is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Area of expertise is open.  The duties include teaching assignments, student advising, curriculum development, professional development and research, university service, and other duties as assigned in accordance with the faculty handbook.  Ability to develop courses for and engage first-year students is highly desirable.

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Staff Employment Opportunities

Academic/Career Coach

The Academic/Career Coach is the member of the professional full-time staff of the grant- funded Dept of Education Student Support Services program. The Academic/Career Coach reports to the Director of TRIO Student Support Services. Current grant funding goes until Aug. 31, 2020. Employment is contingent upon funding. The TRIO SSS program serves 180 undergraduate students annually.

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Enrollment Officer

The Enrollment Officer is responsible for acting as a liaison between the university and prospective students and their families.  This position requires an individual who can work independently in recruiting students and in collaboration with program chairs and faculty deans.  The Enrollment Officer is a professional representative of the university and is expected to conduct himself/herself in a manner consistent with the university’s desire to promote a positive image.

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INTERNAL POSTING ONLY: Administrative Coordinator for Academic and Student Affairs

The Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs provides daily operational, administrative, managerial, and clerical support for the VP for Academic Affairs and the Dean of Students. The Administrative Coordinator will also provide a high level of customer service, professionalism and support for the units through all types of business correspondence, assist with planning and/or special events and complete other office responsibilities such as process mail, order supplies, etc.

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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.