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
English/ Composition
Political Science/American Government

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Assistant Professor in Nursing

An Assistant Professor in Nursing is primarily responsible for the  teaching and supervision of junior-level nursing students in the classroom and clinical settings. Teaching responsibilities include the development and delivery of a  courses in the areas of Maternal-Child, Medical-Surgical Nursing, and Acute/Urgent Care  Nursing (extends into summer session).

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Simulation Lab Coordinator

The Simulation Lab Coordinator will lead the expansion of the CHS simulation lab and coordinate clinical  simulation-based experiences (SBE), and community outreach program development. In collaboration  with program faculty to develop relevant, research-based, robust scenarios that support the mastery of clinical reasoning skills to meet program learning outcomes.

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Visiting Instructor for Graphic Design

The Visiting Instructor for Graphic Design is primarily responsible for teaching foundation and upper level courses related to graphic design. Course load will include visual communications, publications, and graphics applications. This is a nine-month equivalent, fixed-term appointment for academic year 2021-22 beginning August 2021.

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Staff Employment Opportunities


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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Director of the Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC)

Reporting to the President, the director serves two primary roles: 1) as key representative of the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) and Finlandia University to its Finnish American, Finnish, and Finnish Canadian constituents; and 2) as passionate and visionary leader of Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center.  

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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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Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) works closely with the President to lead all University business and finance activities. Working closely with a small team, Finlandia's CFO is involved with all aspects of the business office, being comfortable and competent in working with accounting matters, report-building, forecasting, and analysis. The CFO is responsible for leading Finlandia toward continuous and measurable improvement...

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Administrative Assistant for the International School of Business and Suomi College of Arts and Sciences

To assist in the coordination of the activities of the International School of Business (ISB), and Suomi College of Arts and Sciences (SCAS) by providing administrative assistance to the Schools’ deans and faculty...

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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 the admissions team. This position 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 and provide quality student service...

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Director of Student Engagement

Under the supervision of the Dean of Students, coordinates and implements co-curricular programming to create a campus community rich in cultural, educational, social, and recreational events and activities and promotes leadership, diversity and inclusion. The Director of Student Engagement develops student leaders and supports student organizations. The Director is under the general direction of the Dean of Students, but works independently of close supervision. The Director is to create...

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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

Joe KoepelDirector of Human ResourcesFinlandia UniversityJoe.Koepel@finlandia.edu906-487-7339