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.
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 2023 Annual Security Report (1,030KB) 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.
Saginaw Valley State University received the designation of "Great Colleges to Work For" for eight 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.
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.
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.
Office of Human Resources
Phone: (989) 964-4108 / Fax: (989) 964-7066
Employment & Hiring