Employment Opportunities

Fetzer Institute
Current Opportunities:

Finance Assistant: Preference will be given to applications received by February 4, 2018, though this position will remain open until filled.

Program Officer (Multiple openings in Partnership; Engagement; Research, Discovery, and Development; and Spiritual Formation and Spiritual Communities)
Relationship Manager

Preference will be given to applications received by November 6, 2017, though these positions will remain open until filled.

Due to the number of applications we’ve received for these positions, we are finding it necessary to extend our timeline to allow us to thoughtfully review candidate materials. If you have submitted an application and have yet to hear from us, know that we will be in touch with an update no later than January 15. We appreciate your patience.


The staff of the Fetzer Institute is comprised of approximately 60 talented individuals working in Programs, Administration, and Operations:

Programs – Program staff work collaboratively with outside partners and consultants to develop, manage, evaluate, and promote Institute programs. 

Administration – Administrative staff work with Finance, Human Resources, and Information Systems and Services, in support of our many programs.

Operations – Our Operations team maintains Institute’s properties and provides culinary and other guests services for visitors to Seasons, our private retreat center in Kalamazoo, and GilChrist, our public retreat center in Three Rivers, Michigan.

The Fetzer Institute uses a multi-step applicant review process and contacts only those candidates whose qualifications meet the criteria listed in our job postings. We do not accept unsolicited applications or résumés.

The Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against an applicant for employment, or an employee, on the basis of race, religion, national origin, creed, ethnic group, gender, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identification, color, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

The following links about Kalamazoo may be helpful if you are considering employment at the Fetzer Institute:
Discover Kalamazoo
City of Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo Promise: Tuition for graduates of the public high schools of Kalamazoo, Michigan
Kalamazoo Public Schools