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The Office of Human Resources

Our mission is to support a fair and ethical work environment by providing the tools and guidance needed to achieve personal and professional success.  Our vision is to be a trusted partner that empowers every employee to reach their full potential where their contributions and innovations advance Saginaw Valley State University.

Jobs at SVSU
  • Employment Opportunities Listing
  • Create Employment Profile
  • Apply for Open Positions
  • Track Application Process
Adjunct Faculty Support
  • Adjunct Faculty Orientation
  • Support Services
  • Contract & Section Assignments
  • Professional Development
  • Adjunct Faculty Handbook
Student Employment
  • On-Campus Employment Opportunities
  • Co-Ops & Internships Postings
  • Job Fair Events 
  • Resume Building Support
  • Student Employment Recruiting

Working at SVSU

SVSU provides a safe and reliable work environment to over 1,100 employees and innovative academic environments to over 7,100 students. We are proud of our safety and secure work and living environment. To view the 2022 Annual Security Report (987KB) or additional facts & figures, visit our Office of Institutional Research.

We are committed to ensuring that employees are appreciated and valued for their hard work and dedication to the University. From the relaxed, family-oriented Welcome Back to School picnic, Holiday Luncheon or the University Awards Banquet, we offer many opportunities to thank and recognize faculty and staff for their outstanding performance.

Saginaw Valley State University is located within the Great Lake Bay Region where innovation flows, with equal distances to the Saginaw, Bay City, and Midland communities. This region has so much to offer from art and antiques to museums, festivals, shopping, family fun activities, golfing, winter sports and more.

Various activites in the region



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Saginaw Valley State University’s received the designation as a "Great Colleges to Work For" for six consecutive years, honored over the years for compensation and benefits, faculty experience, job satisfaction, facilities, workspace and security, teaching environment, tenure clarity and process and collaborative governance.


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Saginaw Valley State University was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification. This is a 10-year national recognition marking SVSU as a university dedicated to significant and meaningful engagement within our region that enhances learning opportunities for our students. To learn about community-based research, international collaborations and more, visit our Center for Community Engagement.

HEED Award 2022 Top Coleges for Diversity

Diversity and inclusion, as demonstrated in our academic programs and community-minded initiatives, is a core value of SVSU. Nationally recognized in 2016, 2018, and 2022 by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. SVSU received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for our commitment to diversity and tenure clarity and process inclusion. To learn more about the various programs & initiatives visit our Office of Diversity Programs.

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Office of Human Resources
Wickes 373
Phone: (989) 964-4108 / Fax: (989) 964-7066

Employment & Hiring
Wickes 373
Phone: (989) 964-4108 / Fax: (989) 964-7066