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 for the Suomi College of Arts and Sciences

Position Summary: Finlandia University’s Suomi College of Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct instructors for the following disciplines:

Anatomy & Physiology
Biology (various course options)
English/ Composition
Political Science/American Government
Earth Science/ General Science

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Assistant Professor of General Biology/Chemistry

The Assistant Professor of Biochemistry/Biology is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Duties include teaching, assessment, student advising, curriculum development, professional development, university service, and other duties as assigned by the faculty handbook.

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Staff Employment Opportunities

Athletic Trainer

The Athletic Trainer reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medine and will work under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medine and will oversee the management and daily operations of the Athletic Training Room in all areas associated with supporting the University’s fourteen (14) athletic teams.

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The cook is responsible for preparing and serving meals for students, faculty, staff, and guests of the University. The cook may regularly be involved in the delivery, set-up, and clean-up of catered events on and off campus. This is a regular full-time bargaining position with a work schedule of 40 hours per week, including weekends.

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Campus Safety Officer

The Campus Safety 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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The Registrar is responsible for updating, maintaining, and safeguarding student academic and enrollment records in compliance with federal law, state law, and accreditation agencies, thus serving as the official authorized custodian of the university’s student records. This position also functions as the leading resource for FERPA regulations. The successful candidate will lead in recommending academic policies and implementing procedures that fit the university's mission and enhance...

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Director of Residence Life

The Director of Residence Life plays an essential role in creating a sense of belonging and community and advocating for and responding to the needs of all university students, including up to 180 residential undergraduates. This position oversees the day-to-day administrative operations of the Office of Residence Life, including housing contracts, room assignments, oversight of a 180-bed residential facility, room, and board billing, and the training, selection, and supervision of six (6) ...

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Head Coach, Cross-Country

The Head Coach will be responsible for the student-athletes recruitment, retention, and academic and personal development. The Head Coach will also be responsible for the physical training and skill development of the student-athletes, as well as the organizing of practices and scheduling of meets. The Head Coach is viewed as a mentor and advocate of equity and diversity within the Athletic Department.

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Enrollment Counselor

The Enrollment Counselor is responsible for increasing and maintaining the enrollment funnel across several actionable avenues. This position also acts as a liaison between the university and prospective students and their families. The role requires an individual who can work independently in promoting the university and recruiting students in collaboration with a campus-based admissions team. The Enrollment Counselor will also work on financial aid award packages, CRM database processes, and..

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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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Human Resources Forms and Links

    • Faculty Handbook
    • Employment Application
    • Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Nondiscrimination Policy
    • 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. Joe Koepel (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.


      Finlandia University participates in the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

Human Resources Staff

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Sherry KunnariStaff, Human ResourcesFinlandia UniversitySherry.Kunnari@finlandia.edu
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Teresa HillDirector of Human ResourcesFinlandia UniversityTeresa.Hill@finlandia.edu906-487-7537