Jaimie Hutchison

Director | MA, LPC | hutchj@msu.edu | (517) 884-7315

Jaimie Hutchison is the Director of the WorkLife Office at Michigan State University, supporting MSU’s recruitment and retention of a high performing workforce and the wellbeing of a diverse community of over 13,000 staff and scholars. Jaimie and her team contribute to the development of MSU’s policies and special initiatives, and the office oversees MSU’s University-wide work-life strategies. The office administers a range of programs for faculty, staff, academic staff, and postdocs, including those focused on workplace wellbeing, workplace flexibility, dependent care, family support, workplace culture, career development, and leadership. Jaimie has worked for 25 years as a leader, therapist, consultant, director, supervisor, trainer, mentor, and administrator. In addition to her work-life role, she is also a Co-Owner of Team Hutch Consulting, LLC. Jaimie is highly engaged with the local community and has volunteered over 10,000 hours.

Jaimie received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Michigan State University, her master’s degree in community counseling from the University of Northern Colorado, and a post-master’s certificate in school counseling from Eastern Michigan University. Jaimie is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan. Jaimie and her family are proud Spartans and enjoy the diverse events and activities that MSU and the Greater Lansing area have to offer. Jaimie is the mother of one teen and has been married to her spouse, Wayne (also a Spartan), for 26 years.

Jaimie is currently serving as President Elect for the College and University Work-Life-Family Association (CUFWA) Board of Directors. Jaimie is also serving on the CUWFA Strategic Planning Committee. Jaimie’s interests in her role on the CUFWA Board include leading initiatives to promote personal and workplace well-being, and being part of a vibrant, knowledgeable team in efforts to move our institutions forward by being leaders and innovators in the work-life industry.

I am incredibly grateful to be part of a fully staffed team that not only shares common values but also demonstrates them in their daily actions. This team is more than just a group of individuals working together; we are a tightly knit community that supports and uplifts one another. It’s truly inspiring to witness how everyone consistently comes through for each other, going above and beyond to ensure our collective success.