Jobs at the JMU Bookstore


The JMU Bookstore is respected for the integrity of its people and we're seeking individuals to help us throughout the year. We offer competitive wages, flexible scheduling, purchase discounts up to 25% and an exciting work atmosphere. Only enthusiastic and friendly people need apply. If you have excellent customer service skills, good mathematical aptitude, are detail-oriented, and well organized, we want you.

We currently have no open positions but are always accepting applications for the following:

  • Shipping and Receiving (ability to lift 70 lbs. required)
    Temporary help needed Nov. - Jan. and May - Aug.
  • Sales and Customer Service Associates (Cashier experience helpful)
    Temporary help needed throughout the year
  • Textbook Buyers (Detail oriented and customer friendly)
    Temporary help needed Apr. - May and Nov. - Dec.
  • Clerks (Detail oriented and computer savy)
    Temporary help needed July - Aug. and Nov. - Jan.
  • Computer Sales (Comprehensive computer knowledge required)
    Temporary help needed May - Aug.

When applying, please indicate which position you prefer.

Download our employment application form here.

After you have completed the form, submit it via:


JMU Bookstore
Attn: Sandy Hess
MSC 2902
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

or Fax: 540.568.7029

For more information, call us at: 540.568.6121

Follett Higher Education Group

The Follett Higher Education Group is a $1 billion company and a leading provider of services and solutions to the college markets in the USA and Canada. Our services include college store management, comprehensive used book services, and, the world's largest online retailer of new and used college textbooks.

We've been around over 125 years, starting in 1873 as a small bookstore, and we've grown rapidly ever since. Currently, we are ranked number 143 in Forbes Magazine's top 500 Privately Held Companies and have many exciting plans for future growth.

We are committed to distinguishing ourselves as the best place to work and the best place to shop.

Our strong heritage of serving education and our dedication to continuous improvement makes us an exciting place to continue, or begin, a career.