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
Biology (various course options)
English/ Composition
Political Science/American Government
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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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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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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Director of Residence Life

The 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. This position oversees the day-to-day administrative operations of the Office of Residence Life, including housing contracts, room assignments, oversight of a 180-bed residential facility, room, and board billing, and the training, selection, and supervision of six (6) ...

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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

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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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