Compensation & Employment


GVSU's compensation philosophy, setting salaries, merit increases, special pay adjustments and addressing salary and/or title questions.

Union contracts and wage schedules for Professional Support Staff, Public Safety (Officer & Command), and Maintenance, Grounds and Service.  The wage schedule in each employment contract is in the Appendix section, located toward the back of the contract. 

Minimum Compensation for Tenure Track; Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor and Librarian positions.

Market ranges for Executive Administrative and Professional Staff Position.

Compensation schedule for Visiting Faculty.




Applicants, New Staff Orientation, Dual Career Services, Relocation Resources and Chamber of Commerce Information, Inclusion & Equity, Professional Support Staff (PSS) Position Descriptions.

See the Affirmative Action website for information, resources, policies and more.

Get the PSS Reclassification Request Procedures outlined in the Professional Support Staff Contract, section 10.4.  You must be a GVSU Faculty or Staff to view the PSS Reclassification Request Procedures.

All student jobs are managed by the Student Employment Office at 100 Student Services Building, 616-331-3238. Go to to see job postings.

Page last modified December 1, 2017