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Local Employers may post part-time job opportunities on our website for FREE through the JMU Off-Campus Part-Time Job Program.

In order to assist our students with finding part-time job opportunities to support the growing cost of tuition, the Student Work Experience Center posts off-campus part-time jobs on our Job Announcement Website. This is a free service we offer to the local Harrisonburg community. Students will view the positions on the Off-Campus Job Announcement Website and contact you directly. We do not place students in jobs! Please review the following information before you post a part-time position.

If you are seeking JMU graduates for full-time employment or internships, please visit the Career & Academic Planning department.


To post a position, follow these easy steps:

  1. Fill out the Job Posting Form to post your opportunity on the Off Campus Job Announcement Website
  2. Hire JMU students
  3. Fill out this Remove Job Form to remove your job posting from the Off Campus Job Announcement Website or the position will automatically be removed after 4 weeks.

What we'll require from you:

  • Number of student's hired
  • Start date
  • Pay rate
  • The approximate number of hours per week the student works
  • Referral Source:  Please indicate how you heard about our job posting service or a name of the person and/or employer if you're referred by someone.

The Student Work Experience Center will follow-up with anyone desiring to post any childcare, babysitting, or personal assistant or related position before a decision is made whether or not to post the position on our job posting site. 

We do not post the following types of positions
:

  • Full-time positions
    *There is an exception during Winter and Summer school breaks*
  • Positions that require a college degree
  • Positions that require an initial investment
  • Positions that are payed solely through commission

    **Please note that the Student Employment website only posts part-time jobs. If you are interested in posting a full-time job or internship outside the Harrisonburg/Rockingham County area, then please visit the Career and Academic Planning website


Please click here to review the Student Employment Job Posting Disclaimer

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The James Madison University Student Work Experience Center (SWEC) reserves the right to determine if any request for an open employment posting is appropriate for our students. SWEC is not responsible for the quality, integrity, working ability, or other attributes of any students responding to your job posting. SWEC acts in a referral capacity only and does not screen students who pursue job opportunities through the Off-Campus Part-Time Job Program. Use of our services shall be entirely at the risk of the employer hereof and the University expressly disclaims any and all liability with respect thereto.


For more assistance, please call 540-568-3269 or email studentjobs@jmu.edu