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, SCAS

Finlandia University’s Suomi College of Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct instructors for: Anatomy & Physiology, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Human Geography, Mathematics/Statistics, Psychology.

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Adjunct Instructor, ISB

Finlandia University’s International School of Business is seeking adjunct instructors for: Accounting.

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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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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. Junior academic-level clinical settings include primarily Medical-Surgical and outpatient areas, and includes the supervision of pediatric, family practice, and maternal-newborn rotations. Teaching responsibilities include the development and delivery of a courses in the areas of Maternal-Newborn and Medical-Surgical nursing.

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Staff Employment Opportunities

Enrollment Officer

The Enrollment Officer is responsible for acting as a liaison between the university and prospective students and their families. This position requires an individual who can work independently in recruiting students and in collaboration with the admissions team. This position is a professional representative of the university and is expected to conduct himself/herself in a manner consistent with the university’s desire to promote a positive image and provide quality student service.

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Assistant Football Coach – Defense

Assist the defensive side of the ball with coaching the defensive backs or linebacker with possibility of coordinator duties. Assist the head coach and staff with all day-to-day operations. Responsibilities will include practice organization, game plan preparation, scouting/ game breakdowns (Hudl), positional organization, academic accountability, recruiting, and all other duties assigned by the head football coach.

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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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Human Resources Forms and Links

Human Resources Staff

Karin Van DykeVice President for AdvancementFinlandia Universitykarin.vandyke@finlandia.edu906-487-7344

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. Alyson DeLandsheer (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.

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