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

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, Nursing

The Assistant Professor of Nursing is primarily responsible for teaching and supervision of junior-level nursing students in the classroom and clinical settings.  Junior academic-level clinical settings include obstetrics (OB), pediatrics, acute care, and out-patient areas, focusing on the development of critical thinking/ clinical reasoning skills.

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Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Assistant Professor of Psychology is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. The preferred area of expertise is in Social, Cognitive, Clinical, Developmental, or Personality Psychology.   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

TRIO Upward Bound Resident Assistant, Summer Program

Resident Assistant (RA) is responsible for the overall care, safety, and well-being of all of the participants in the summer program, with special attention to those students assigned to your core group.  The number of students assigned to an RA will vary between four and seven, depending on the number of students attending.  The program employs both male and female RA’s to adequately serve the gender-diverse program participants. 

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Director of Global Initiatives

The Director of Global Initiatives is a new position and will work closely with the Director of Admissions and the Dean of Students to plan and execute international recruitment activities to meet international enrollment goals within the allotted recruitment budget. The Director serves as the primary international recruiter for Finlandia, traveling both internationally and domestically to introduce the University to prospective international students, international counselors, and agents, etc.

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Maintenance Worker

Under the direction of the Director of Facilities Management, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for routine preventative and corrective maintenance to university buildings and equipment.  The Maintenance Worker is also responsible for grounds upkeep and other assigned tasks.

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Head Coach, Men’s Soccer

The Head Coach is responsible for the development and implementation of a successful men’s soccer 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 soccer program and adhering to all NCAA rules for the sport of soccer.  The Head Coach should foster student growth and development as well as academic and athletic achievement. 

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Human Resources Forms and Links

Human Resources Staff

Alyson DeLandsheerHuman Resources ManagerFinlandia 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.