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Christine Harriger, M.Ed., M.C.D.P

Assistant Director, Academic Services Center

When started working at JMU: 2004

Office: 205-J Zane Showker Hall
Phone: 540-568-8783
Fax: 540-568-8751
Email: harrigce@jmu.edu
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 0201, Harrisonburg, VA 22807



M.Ed., Counselor Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
B.S., Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University

Professional Interests:  
Career & Life Planning, Academic Advising, MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, Customer Service Training, Time Management Training, Interviewing Skills, Resume Preparation, Job Search Strategies, Federal Employment Procedures

Personal Interests: 
Boating, waterskiing, photography, dancing, golfing and hiking 

Current Courses Taught: 
IS-202 Career & Life Planning Course

Master Career Development Professional (MCDP) designation, National Career Development Association 

NACE Career Coaching Certification

MBTI Qualified/Certified, Otto Kroeger Associates

Strong Interest Inventory Qualified, G/S Consultants
ACAP Counselor Training

Job Search Counselor Certification, University of Richmond

Honors & Awards:
Patricia J. Carretta Special Achievement Award, VACE, 2012
Leadership Award, Virginia Association of Colleges & Employers (VACE), 2009
John Chase Meritorious Service Award, VACE, 2009
Virginia Career Development Association, Member of the Year, 2001
State Special Recognition Award, National Career Development Association, 2000
VA View, Model User Site Award, Fort Lee Army Career & Alumni Program, 1998 Program Manager's Award, Army Career & Alumni Program, 1998

Professional Organizations:
National Academic Advising Association, (NACADA)
Virginia Association of Colleges & Employers (VACE), President, 2008
National Career Development Association, (NCDA)
Virginia Career Development Association (VCDA), President, 2000
Southern Association of Colleges & Employers, (SoACE)
National Association of Colleges & Employers, (NACE)

Positions Held:
2011 - present, Assistant Director, Academic Services Center, JMU
2004 - 2001, Career & Academic Advisor, Career & Academic Planning, JMU
1999 - 2004, Career Counselor, University Career Services, GMU
1996 - 1999, Career Consultant, Resource Consultants, Inc, Vienna, VA
Contracts at Fort Lee ACAP in Richmond, VA & USDA in Washington, DC)

*Additional 11 years’ experience in human resources/recruiting and corporate training