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Campus Resources
  • Center for Faculty Innovation (CFI) - CFI provides comprehensive professional development opportunities for JMU instructional faculty at all levels and stages of their careers. CFI initiatives are designed to enhance academic culture and support innovations in teaching, scholarship, and career planning.
  • Employee Advisory CommitteeAs an advisory committee reporting to the President of James Madison University (JMU), the Employee Advisory Committee fosters open, honest and productive communication between employees and the university administration with an emphasis on matters of concern to all employees.
  • Human ResourcesJames Madison University provides many opportunities for personal and professional growth, and the Human Resources office is here to help you navigate through your employment and assist however we are able.
  • IT Training - Assists faculty and staff with JMU supported software through workshops, assessment tests, tutorials, and house calls.
  • Innovation Services - A merger of staff, spaces, and initiatives focused on bringing creative technologies and expertise to the entire JMU community.
  • Lynda.com - Find streaming video tutorials on over 2,000 courses in 3D animation, audio, business, CAD, design, development, photography, video creation, web design, and more. Software tutorials include Access, Adobe, Dreamweaver, Excel, Flash, iMovie, Office, SharePoint, SQL, and more.
  • Talent DevelopmentJMU Talent Development focuses on learning areas which encourage each employee to reach their own potential and help faculty and staff work more effectively with others. Talent Development offers personal and professional development opportunities which are provided free of charge to JMU Administrative & Professional faculty, Professional Librarians, classified staff and wage employees.
  • Tuition WaiverThe university offers a waiver of tuition (undergraduate and graduate level) to all eligible employees for academic credited courses offered at the university each semester.
Employee Awards and Recognition
  • Duke 2 Duke ProgramThe Duke 2 Duke program allows any faculty or staff member to acknowledge behaviors and actions of their peers that align with the university or an individual’s departmental Mission, Vision and Values.
  • Govenor's AwardsThe state sponsored Governor’s Awards recognize and reward deserving employees and provide the public with an opportunity to learn more about the work state employees do every day on behalf of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • President's Purple Star AwardsThrough the President’s Office, Purple Star Awards recognize an employee’s outstanding efforts and achievements that contribute to the success of the university during the prior year.
  • Years of Service Awards

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