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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
Biochemistry
Biology (various course options)
English/ Composition
Mathematics/Statistics
Philosophy/Ethics
Political Science/American Government
Psychology
Earth Science/ General Science

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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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Academic Coach & Career Coach for TRiO Student Support Services

The Academic Coach and 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. Employment is contingent upon continued Department of Education grant funding. The TRIO SSS program serves 180 undergraduate students annually. Program participants must meet program guidelines which include family income, neither parent possessing...

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Professional Tutor for TRiO Student Support Services and TLC – Math

The Professional Tutor primarily delivers individual and group tutorial assistance to Finlandia students in core subjects.  Professional Tutors may present short student workshops in their subject area or another college success topic. In addition, the Professional Tutor enters the tutoring data into a database, and assists students and student workers in the use of computers and various software programs.

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Professional Tutor for TRiO Student Support Services and TLC – Science

The Professional Tutor primarily delivers individual and group tutorial assistance to Finlandia students in core subjects.  Professional Tutors may present short student workshops in their subject area or another college success topic. In addition, the Professional Tutor enters the tutoring data into a database, and assists students and student workers in the use of computers and various software programs.

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Professional Tutor for TRiO Student Support Services and TLC – English

The Professional Tutor primarily delivers individual and group tutorial assistance to Finlandia students in core subjects.  Professional Tutors may present short student workshops in their subject area or another college success topic. In addition, the Professional Tutor enters the tutoring data into a database, and assists students and student workers in the use of computers and various software programs.

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Executive Director of Residence Life

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. The Director supervises the Residence Life Coordinator and Director of Student Engagement. This position oversees the day-to-day administrative operations of the Office of Residence Life, including housing contracts, room assignments, occupancy management of a 180-bed...

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Academic Specialist for TRiO Student Support Services

The Academic Specialist provides academic assistance and services to participants of a federally funded educational opportunity program that annually serves 180 low-income, first generation and disabled students in the areas of academic support, career guidance, personal counseling, and financial aid assistance. The Academic Specialist meets with students regularly to make tutoring appointments and to monitor their grades throughout the year. The Academic Specialist is responsible for...

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Cook

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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Registrar

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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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...

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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.

      DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

      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.

      e-verify

      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

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