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:

Anatomy & Physiology
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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Physical Therapist Assistant Program Chair

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program Chair serves as a member of the faculty (rank commensurate with experience) who also holds an administrative appointment related to managing the PTA program. The PTA Program Chair provides effective leadership for the program, students, faculty, and staff in the areas of but not limited to communication, program assessment and planning, professional accreditation, curriculum development, fiscal management, and faculty evaluation. Congruent with the

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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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Coordinator of Residence Life

The Coordinator of Residence Life is a full-time position in Student Life with oversight for housing management, residence life programs, staffing, and community development. This position will provide essential leadership for Finlandia University and support its efforts to develop a campus culture that is safe, welcoming, and respectful.

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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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Internal Posting Only: 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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Enrollment Funnel Specialist

Position Summary: The Enrollment Funnel Specialist 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 Funnel Specialist will also work on financial aid award pack

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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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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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