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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 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, 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



Open Positions

Part-time Administrative Assistant (Division of Education)




Provides the primary administrative support of the Division of Education. Provides general office support, answering the telephone, greeting visitors, screen incoming mail, performing meeting notification, room reservations, etc.


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Head Women's Wrestling Coach

The Head Women’s Wrestling Coach directs and coordinates the planning, organizing and coaching of the Siena Heights University Wrestling Team. The head coach is further responsible for providing a quality athletic program for student athletes through pre and postseason training/conditioning, intercollegiate competition, student athlete recruitment and monitoring of academic progress. 

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Academic Advisor

The Academic Advisor works in the Center for Student Success (CSS) to support student registration, persistence and retention efforts with a caseload of 200-300 students. The Academic Advisor serves as a success coach, advocate and educational planner for advisees. Professionals in the CSS provide support and guidance for students to create academic and co-curricular plans, connect students with resources and opportunities and serve as a source of ongoing support to students throughout their college career.

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Enrollment Advisor-Southfield

The Enrollment Advisor position is responsible for recruiting and advising prospective students to the University’s adult undergraduate and graduate programs and meeting institutional enrollment goals.  In addition, the advisor is responsible for guiding students through a comprehensive college enrollment process, from inquiry to enrolled student stages and retention through graduation.

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Director of Nursing

Siena Heights University, a Catholic university founded by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, seeks applications for the position of Director of Nursing. The BSN program at Siena, begun in 2008, received initial approval in 2009 and final approval in 2015 with a ten-year CCNE accreditation. The program offers both a traditional BSN program and an RN-to-BSN program, with the latter being offered in blended and totally online formats.


The Director of the Nursing will provide leadership and administration for the BSN, MSN, and Exercise Science degree programs at Siena Heights University, will be responsible for the ongoing accreditation processes, and will continue to maintain the quality of the faculty and the programs in the future.

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Public Safety Officer (Part-Time)

Siena Heights University, a Catholic liberal arts institution founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, invites applications for the position of a part-time Public Safety Officer (i.e. 30 hours/week).  This position primary responsibility is to ensure the safety of the Siena Heights Community.  Dispatching, directing traffic, switchboard, desk operations, internal and external rounds, opening and closing rounds, parking rounds, stationary posts, escorts, emergency response, camera rounds, safety checks, fire alarm response, crown control and parking registration.

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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 on-going job opportunities available for adjunct faculty members. The educational requirements for instructing undergraduate courses is a Master’s degree in a related area of study.

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