Ferris State University is 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.
Welcome from President David Eisler
We appreciate your interest in Ferris State University.
The Human Resources team is devoted to ensuring the attraction and retention of a
highly qualified faculty and staff who share our Mission Vision and Core Values. Ferris
is a great place to work and grow professionally. Big Rapids and the surrounding areas
also provide a recreational and scenic community with a very affordable cost of living!
The Human Resources Team expects to deliver expertise in all human resource programs
and strive to continually foster a collaborative and respectful work environment and
continually seek to improve our quality of services and programs to attract and retain
We welcome your input on how we can better serve you and encourage you to contact
me directly at 231-591-3879 for feedback, suggestions or questions you may have at