• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: 3,000-9,999

2020 Recognition Categories

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Facilities, Workspace & Security

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

SVSUs institution-wide commitment to community engagement is reflected in our faculty research projects, student-led initiatives benefiting nonprofits, and our partnership programs with regional business and civic establishments. Embracing a student-first philosophy, faculty and staff are committed to being approachable and empowering. Colleagues support each other, and SVSU supports them with resources and an inclusive environment. We listen to faculty and staff to improve our work environment. We invest in our people and their professional growth.

Employee Comment

The culture at SVSU promotes collaboration and community impact. There is strong support to innovate and use our collective expertise to improve learning for our students and make a valuable impact on our community. I am so proud to work for SVSU.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 117
  • Fulltime Eps: 277
  • Fulltime Faculty: 287
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 184
  • Adjunct Count: 433

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $75,341
  • Administration: $97,208
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $51,925
  • Non-exempt Staff: $42,338

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 4%
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 9%
  • 5 Years Recognized

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