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Great Place To Work

When you work at Delta, you are part of a great family. One who cares about you and wants to see you succeed professionally and personally.

We think you’ll find what you're looking for at Delta.  

Delta College advisor with students
Delta College President, Dr. Jean Goodnow speaking at Learning Days
Exterior of Delta's Main Campus

Delta is a charter member of the National League for Innovation in the Community College, which is devoted to improving learning through experimentation and innovation, and a Leader College in Achieving the Dream.

why apply to work at delta?

Diverse staff and faculty groups

At Delta, you will find employee groups like the Delta College Black Faculty and Staff Association – a professional, support, service and social organization for the college’s faculty and staff of color; and also the PRISM Alliance – a group of more than 50 faculty and staff members working toward improving conditions for LGBT+ students and employees on campus.

Learn more about diversity at Delta

Employee assistance program

Delta also has an Employee Assistance program that provides help with daily living, stress management and other life challenges, confidential and free of charge.

Great facilities

Delta has great facilities and takes pride in providing students with the latest technology so they can hit the ground running when they graduate.

Learn more about Delta's facilities & technology

Professional development

We support professional development and provide each full-time employee with a professional development fund. We know it is important for our team to get new ideas, learn best practices and continue to grow as a professional.

Delta College provides resources and support for professional development and growth for all faculty and staff through the following departments.

Center for Organizational Success (COS)

The COS offers workshops, retreats, coaching, and mentoring for all faculty and staff. Inside the COS you will find the Technology Idea Center which offers a variety of hardware and software to serve faculty and staff computing needs. Feel free to contact the COS for more information at or 989-686-9247.

Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence (FCTE)

The FCTE’s function at Delta College is to provide excellent professional development opportunities to all full-time and adjunct faculty in order to better serve the learning needs of our students. Feel free to contact the FCTE for more information at or 989-686-9791.

Instructional Support Services (ISS)

The ISS is Delta College’s primary support area for Adjunct Faculty. The ISS team is here to help our adjunct faculty to achieve their professional and academic goals. We provide a variety of support services. Feel free to contact the ISS for more information at or 989-686-9515.

  • Mailbox and file spaces
  • Student messaging services
  • Photocopy and FAX
  • Scantron test scoring machine
  • Faculty forms
  • Academic calendar
  • Work stations, which include:
    • PC work stations
    • Access to email
    • Telephone
    • Student conferencing
Spousal employment

As part of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we try to make it easier for spouses to find employment, too.

Surrounding community

It is the best of both worlds. Big-city amenities with small-town appeal. 

Delta College is located in the center of the Great Lakes Bay Region (GLBR) of Mid-Michigan. Nestled between Midland, Saginaw and Bay City, with city living and rural escapes nearby, the GLBR has something for everyone.

  • Enjoy the Great Lakes with local access to Lake Huron
  • Many parks and walking trails
  • Great night life
  • Zoos, museums and public gardens
  • Cultural events centers
  • Professional sports teams
  • And, more...
  • Visit the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance for updated information on surrounding area activities.
What are the housing options?

What do you like? It is all close to Delta. Urban to suburban to rural living options are all nearby.  Delta College is located in the middle of three communities in Mid-Michigan -- Bay City, Midland and Saginaw -- which are among the nation's most reasonable housing costs and offers quality public services and schools.

Community information and real estate

Bay City



Chamber of Commerce info

Bay City



Tuition waiver

Full-time employees, their spouses and dependents are eligible for free tuition while they get a top-notch education.

Wellness program

Take advantage of our wellness program which provides employees with a peer network to encourage, support and promote healthy living. 

Delta College has established "wellness time" to provide an opportunity for all employees to improve their physical fitness in order to benefit their health, overall quality of life, job satisfaction, morale and personal relationships with fellow workers.

"Wellness time" is available one and one-half (1.5) hours per day, three days per week. All full-time regular employees are encouraged to participate in activities to the greatest extent possible within the limits of Delta policies.

Work life balance

At Delta, we believe having a good work life balance is important and we support that in a variety of ways. For example, most core office hours are 8am – 4:30pm, Monday – Thursday, and 8am – 4pm on Fridays.  We currently practice sustainability by participating in Green Fridays, where we close on Fridays throughout the summer and work four, ten-hour days Monday – Thursday. So you can have a little more time with family and friends.

Mike Murray

"As a new hire, I was especially impressed with the on-boarding process to help me learn about my job and the college. It was a great way of meeting many people and getting to know the procedures and culture. It did so much to help me feel connected and valued!"

Mike Murray
Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center
Manager & Astronomer