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Welcome to Ferris State University!

Thank you for considering employment at Ferris State University, Michigan’s fastest-growing public university. Ferris offers excellent employee resources, a diverse and welcoming university community, and a host of new, state-of-the-art facilities.

Recognized statewide as a leader in higher education, Ferris is playing a key role in the redevelopment of Michigan’s workforce, economy and communities, in line with the vision of opportunity for all with which Woodbridge and Helen Ferris founded the University in 1884.

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Welcome from President David Eisler

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Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community.  The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individual with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups.  For more information about Ferris State University, please visit our web site:  Applicants requiring accommodation or assistance in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 231-591-2150 or

The Office of Human Resources is located on the Main Campus at 420 Oak Street, Prakken 150, Big Rapids. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.