Information for Prospective SVSU Employees


Saginaw Valley State University is a baccalaureate and master's level university, offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study and seven master’s degree programs. Situated on a spacious 782-acre campus, SVSU is conveniently located in mid-Michigan, 90 miles north of Detroit. One of the fastest growing universities in the state, SVSU currently has an enrollment of over 8,900 students. The unique and attractive campus includes several newly-constructed classroom and office buildings and a new performing arts center.

Saginaw Valley State University is one of 15 public universities in Michigan. SVSU is a comprehensive university located on a beautiful campus in a semi-rural setting in the tri-city area (Saginaw, Bay City and Midland) of east central Michigan near metro areas and just 10 minutes from an international airport.

  • SVSU offers state-of-the-art classrooms with small class sizes for greater interaction. Our faculty enjoy opportunities for professional development including public presentation and research opportunities.
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  • SVSU offers its employees TIAA-CREF for excellent retirement benefit and insurance coverage.
  • Medical insurance benefits that SVSU offers the faculty.
  • Medical insurance benefits that SVSU offers the administrative/professional employees.
  • Medical insurance benefits that SVSU offers the support staff.


SVSU and the surrounding areas offer the following:

  • Highly-rated K-12 schools
  • Affordable Housing
  • A pleasant location within triangle of three communities: Bay City , Midland and Saginaw
  • Regional championship golf courses
  • Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Gallery
  • New $33.5 million conference and meeting facility
  • State of the art performing arts and music halls
  • Proximity to Bay for fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming and other water activities. Within 1.5 hours of many beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Outlet shopping within 25 minutes
  • Casino gambling entertainment within 50 miles
  • Midland Center for the Arts: Performances and exhibits
  • Dow Gardens - large, outdoor horticulture gardens
  • Highly-rated hospitals in three communities
  • Indoor/Outdoor skating rinks

SVSU faculty and support staff employees are represented by Michigan Education Association. Review the current collective bargaining agreements.

To apply for a posted position at SVSU send application materials to: Cynthia Bala, Director of Employment & Compensation Services, Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay Road, University Center, MI 48710