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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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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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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Director of Donor Cultivation and Alumni Relations

Finlandia University is seeking an ambitious professional in higher education fundraising to lead Finlandia’s outreach to annual donors, community partners, and alumni. The Director reports to and partners with the President to implement Finlandia’s fundraising strategies and to achieve yearly goals. Core qualities and competencies expected include an informed and matured enthusiasm for the vision and mission of Finlandia University, exceptional drive and energy, a gift for building and stewardi

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Professional Academic Tutor– Business and General Education Courses

The Professional Tutor primarily delivers individual and group academic coaching and tutorial assistance to Finlandia students in business and general education courses. The Professional Tutor teams with professional and peer tutors to offer academic coaching and tutorial services to participants of a federally funded, educational opportunity program that annually serves FinnU students and the general Finlandia University student population. Professional Tutors may present short student workshop

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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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Cook – Temporary Full-Time

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 position with a work schedule of 40 hours per week including weekends.

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Assistant Coach, Women’s Ice Hockey

The Assistant Women’s Hockey Coach is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of a successful intercollegiate women’s ice hockey program by fulfilling specific job responsibilities in the intercollegiate athletic department.  The Assistant Coach is expected to work as a team-player with primary responsibilities of helping coordinate all aspects of the women’s hockey program and adhering to all NCAA and NCHA rules for the sport of hockey.  The Assistant Coach should...

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TRIO Talent Search Academic Advisor

Coordinate and present activities designed to promote success in middle and secondary school and assist low income, first-generation students to access and successfully complete postsecondary education through services to accomplish TRIO Talent Search grant-funded objectives by the US Department of Education.

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Academic Advisor/Public Relations & Media Specialist

A highly motivated, self-directed, organized, and creative individual who will coordinate and lead activities and services through various avenues, including virtual curriculum, social media, presentations, and special events for low-income, first-generation 6th-12th grade students. In particular, activities and services designed to promote success in secondary school to access and successfully complete postsecondary education to accomplish TRIO Pre-College grant-funded objectives by the US...

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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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