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

Finlandia University’s Suomi College of Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct instructors for: Anatomy & Physiology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Music Appreciation, Political Science/American Government, and Public Speaking

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Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Assistant Professor of Psychology is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. The preferred area of expertise is in Social, Cognitive, Clinical, Developmental, or Personality Psychology.   The duties include teaching assignments, student advising, curriculum development, professional development and research, university service, and other duties as assigned in accordance with the faculty handbook.  Ability to develop courses for and engage first-year students is highly desirable.

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Assistant Professor/Instructor of Mathematics

The Assistant Professor of Mathematics is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position.  The Instructor of Mathematics is a one-year faculty position with annual renewal.  The duties include teaching, student advising, curriculum development, university service, professional development, and other duties as assigned in accordance with the faculty handbook.

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Staff Employment Opportunities

Professional Academic Tutor– Business 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.

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Student Affairs Summer Internship

Responsible for developing resources, programs, and enhancing the existing student engagement practices for the Division of Student Affairs at Finlandia University. The summer intern will oversee a week long youth theatre camp, assist with the coordination and planning of Finlandia’s new student orientation programs, plan fall welcome activities and assist with fall housing placements.

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Academic Career Coach for TRIO Student Support Services

The Academic/Career Coach is the member of the professional full-time staff of the grant-funded Dept. of Education Student Support Services program. The Academic/Career Coach reports to the Director of TRIO Student Support Services. Current grant funding goes until Aug. 31, 2020. A grant application to continue funding through Aug. 31, 2025 will be submitted. Employment is contingent upon funding. The TRIO SSS program serves 180 undergraduate students annually.

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Media Intern

Finlandia University is seeking a motivated, talented and driven Finlandia University upperclassmen to serve as Media Intern for the 2019-20 academic year. The successful candidate will be a vital part of the university’s communication team tasked with telling the story of Finlandia University’s students, staff and alumni. Primary responsibilities will include assisting with the university’s day-to-day presence on social media, coordinating and developing content for Finlandia University.

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Human Resources Forms and Links

Human Resources Staff

Alyson DeLandsheerHuman Resources ManagerFinlandia 487-7339

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.