Compensation & Employment Services


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.

Compensation schedule for Executive Administrative and Professional Staff Position.

Market ranges for Executive Administrative and Professional Staff Position.

Compensation schedule for Visiting Faculty.

The GVSU salary book may be accessed by:

  1. Visiting  the Reserve Area of the GVSU Library to view it for the current year. Superseded reports are at the Seidman House in the Archives.  
  2. Contacting Human Resources to get current pricing and order a copy.  Human Resources can be reached at 331-2215 or  
  3. Appointing or Executive Officers can view the salary book online.

Employment Services



Applicants, New Staff Orientation, 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.

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

European Union General Data Protection Regulation Form. 

Includes PSS, MGS and AP job descriptions. You must be a GVSU Faculty or Staff member to view approved AP job descriptions.