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Human Resources

Northern Michigan University prides itself on the knowledge, skills and real-world experiences that faculty and staff bring to campus. This process begins with attracting and selecting quality candidates and is why Human Resources is committed to developing and finding individuals with leadership qualities that better the university as a whole.

Employment Opportunities

Learn more about opportunities to join Northern Michigan University's excellent faculty and staff. Open Positions

Employment Law Posters
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Employment Opportuntiy Supplement
Michigan Deparment of Civil Rights

Notice of Non-Discrimination
Northern Michigan University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on such factors as ancestry, race, color, ethnicity, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity*, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, immigration status (unless restricted by State or federal laws and regulations), age, height, weight, marital status, familial status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law in employment or the provision of services. NMU provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all programs and activities.

*“Gender Identity” means an individual’s actual or perceived gender, which includes transgender and gender fluid, and also takes into account an individual’s self-image, appearance, expression, or behavior, whether or not that self-image, appearance, expression, or behavior is different from that traditionally associated with the individual’s sex assigned at birth.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and Title IX.
Janet L. Koski
Equal Opportunity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
105 Cohodas Hall
email:  jakoski@nmu.edu  |  phone:  906-227-2420

COVID-19 Resources

Northern Michigan University is working diligently to keep faculty and staff informed about the decisions and actions it is making regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the COVID-19 Workplace Guidance page to get information on:

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Employee and Supervisor Resources
  • Telecommuting Tips and Checklists
  • Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
  • Employee Wellness - Managing Stress and Anxiety

This page will be updated as new information becomes available.

In order to avoid a late fee or the possiblity of courses being dropped, a tuition benefit request must be submitted for each eligible student prior to the tuition due date for that semester. For eligibility information and procedures, please review the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/hr/node/166">Tuition Scholarship Program</a>.Northern Michigan University is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  Employees are encouraged to review this program if they received loans under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program and are currently making monthly payments.  If an employee chooses to apply to this program, the Human Resources Department will complete a section of the Employment Certification form to certify their employment with the university. Family status changes (marriage, birth, divorce, etc) should be reported to Human Resources no later than 30 days after the change has occurred.  <p>Failure to notify HR of a divorce within 60 days may result in responsibility for any medical/dental/vision expenses incurred by your ex-spouse or ex-dependents after the date of divorce. Visit <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/hr/status-changes">Status Changes</a> for more information.Blue Cross Online Visits provide access to online medical and behavioral health services anywhere in the U.S.

Quick Links

NMU's Policy and Procedure Database

NMU's Policies and Procedures are now located in a searchable database. Included in the database are administrative policies, ordinances, guidelines, the student handbook, non-represented employee handbook, department/college bylaws and union contracts. Policies and Procedures Database

Human Resources906-227-2330hr@nmu.edu

NMU’s Human Resources office is located in room 105 of the Cohodas Building located at 1401 Presque Isle Avenue.