Employment At Siena Heights University

If you would like to consider joining the Siena Heights team, please review the open positions listed below and submit all requested application documents to shujobs@sienaheights.edu. Please reference the position title in the subject line of the email to ensure timely review and distribution of your application materials. Per University policy, we will only accept application materials for currently open positions.

Siena Heights University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status in the institution’s programs or activities or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans. Siena Heights University’s Title IX Coordinator is the Chief Public Safety Officer, Cindy Birdwell. She can be contacted at 517-264-7194 or cbirdwel@sienaheights.edu, or in person in Ledwidge Hall on the Adrian campus. For 24/7 availability, call 517-264-7799.

Siena Heights University is a smoke-free environment and as such, prohibits smoking in all facilities. Siena Heights University is a drug-free workplace. 

Siena Heights University is committed to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of assisting people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all. Siena Heights University is a renowned liberal arts institution located in Adrian, Mich. Siena’s success is the result of a diverse workforce coming together to help shape the future. 

Any information provided to Siena Heights University during the application process (i.e. such as, but not limited to: cover letters, CV/resumes, educational transcripts, references, etc.) will be deemed to be a truthful and complete disclosure of an applicant’s past work experience, educational background, skills and abilities.

Any information and documents provided to the University during the application process that is found to be false, incomplete or misrepresented in any respect, will be sufficient cause to eliminate a candidate from further consideration for employment and/or may result in immediate discharge from the University.

We encourage applicants to submit the voluntary
applicant background survey that assists the University in ensure that our recruitment efforts are reaching all segments of the country, as required by federal law. Your voluntary responses are treated in a highly confidential manner. They are not released to any search committee, employment panels, selecting officials, or anyone else who can affect your application. Your responses are stored as a tally for the group of all applicants for this vacancy in a manner that cannot be associated with any individual application and data summarizing will be conducted to ensure that the University is effectively recruiting from all portions of the country. No individual data is ever provided to selecting officials. No information taken from this form is ever placed in a personnel file. 

Any questions related to employment can be forwarded to the attention of the Human Resource Department.

Siena Heights University
Department of Human Resources
1247 E. Siena Heights Dr.
Adrian, MI  49221
(517) 264-7109

Employment Forms

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Open Positions

Academic Advisor/Recruiter (CPS-Metro Detroit Campus)

Responsible for all phases of academic advisement with working adult professionals who seek to complete their degree, including recruitment, intake interviews, degree planning, review of transfer credits and preliminary graduation audits.       

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Assistant Professor of History

The College of Arts and Sciences at Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI, seeks an Assistant Professor of European or Global History. 


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Student Support Services Program Coordinator

Siena Heights University, a Catholic liberal arts institution founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator for Student Support Services (SSS).  Responsible for the structure and supervision of all project activities, including academic advising and coordination of a tutor/mentor program and the summer Freshman Transition Scholars Program (FTSP). Also, to assist the Director with developing a comprehensive and motivational component of the program that will ensure the effective delivery of academic, career, technological, leadership, cultural, and social assistance to the Student Support Services participants.

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Student Support Services Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant for the TRIO Program, reporting to the Director of Student Support Services, provides high level administrative and clerical support for this department. Responsibilities include creating and maintaining confidential databases, and budgets, completing the yearly Annual Performance Report (APR) for the Department of Education; maintaining student files; equipment records including loan program and maintenance records; supply requisitions, and working closely with SSS participants, faculty and staff to assist with interpreting and applying policies and procedures for the office as well as maintaining proper procedures as required through the SSS Grant.

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Administrative Assistant (part-time)

The part-time Administrative Assistant with SHU at Monroe County Community College provides a wide variety of secretarial and administrative support for an off campus Bachelor and Master’s program and RN to BSN student recruitment support, which includes general office management, word processing, student registration process, computerized student file management, newsletter production/layout, general receptionist duties and special projects as assigned.

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Administrative Assistant for Upward Bound Program

Provides Upward Bound staff with office skills by producing documents, handling correspondence, organizing and maintaining records, balancing budget accounts, screening applicants for the program, and purchasing supplies.

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Graduate Assistant for Financial Aid

The Graduate Assistant for the Financial Aid Office assists with monitoring and reconciling the federal, state, and institutional aid programs offered at Siena Heights University. 

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Help Desk Services Coordinator

The Help Desk Services Coordinator records and responds to Help Desk calls in a timely manner and systematically remedies the problem(s) or escalates them to the Manager of the Academic and Administrative Assistance Center.  The Help Desk Coordinator helps to develop and implement successful Help Desk policies, procedures, SLAs and works with student interns, student workers and the Siena Community.

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Nursing Faculty

The Nursing Faculty member is responsible for courses within his/her area of expertise, provides academic advising to students, and participates in scholarly activity and service to the university.

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Director of the Career Services Center

The Director of the Career Services Center (CSC) leads a team in delivering a broad spectrum of career services to undergraduate and graduate, traditional and adult students, both on ground and online as well as alumni at the Adrian campus and multiple Siena Heights University locations around the state of Michigan. This is a twelve (12) month position.

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Adjunct Clinical Mental Health Counseling Instructor (Graduate Level)

Siena Heights University is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach master’s level courses in an innovative Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in our Adrian, Lansing, or Detroit Michigan (Southfield area) locations.

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Public Safety Officer (Part-Time)

This position's primary responsibility is to ensure the safety of the Siena Heights Community.

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Adjunct Faculty (Graduate/Undergraduate)

Siena Heights University, a Catholic, liberal arts University founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, has ongoing job opportunities available for adjunct faculty members.

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Contact Us at (800) 521-0009.
Siena Heights University Main Campus. 1247 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.