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

Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Instructor will teach program specific courses to prepare students to sit for the national exam for PTA licensure and practice as a physical therapist assistant in the profession of physical therapy. The PTA Instructor will also advise both PTA program majors and pre-physical therapy students, assisting them with planning and scheduling of classes. The PTA Instructor will also serve on university committees and participate in other volunteer activities.

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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:

Music Appreciation
Political Science/American Government
Earth Science

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Staff Employment Opportunities

PT Security Officer

The Security 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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Food Service Worker

Responsible for a variety of tasks including, but not limited to serving meals to
the Finlandia campus, salad preparation, dishwashing, and clean-up of the dining and kitchen

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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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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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Director of Advancement and Major Gifts

Finlandia is seeking an ambitious and energetic professional in higher education fundraising. The Director will report and partner with the President to implement Finlandia’s fundraising strategies and to achieve yearly goals. Qualities and competencies expected include an informed and matured enthusiasm for the vision and mission of Finlandia, exceptional drive and energy, ease with gift solicitation, a persistently collaborative orientation in all planning, and superior interpersonal skills.

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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

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