VMI provides equal opportunity to employees and applicants for employment. All aspects of Human Resource management and employment practices will be conducted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or political affiliation (except where a bona fide occupational qualification regarding a particular position applies).

Teaching Faculty Handbook

Administrative/Professional Faculty Handbook

Classified Employee Handbook

Current employees can find employee more information at MyVMI.


VMI offers the following benefits for full-time employees. Please contact the VMI HR office if you have any questions concerning the information below.

Employer Provided Benefits 

  • Leave - Classified Employees
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Workers Compensation

Optional Employee Benefits 

  • Cash Match Program
  • CommonHealth Wellness Programs
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Reimbursement Accounts
  • Health Care
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • State Deferred Compensation Plan 457
  • Tax Sheltered Annuities
  • Virginia Credit Union

Employment Verification

We provide verbal and written verification of employment for current and former employees. Call (540) 464-7322 for verification or fax forms for written verification to (540) 464-7299.

Additional Services

  • Notary Services when available for VMI official business (requires necessary identification)
  • Compensation Management
  • Employee Mediation
  • Retirement Planning
    • Understanding Social Security Retirement Benefits
    • Understanding Medicare
    • Understanding Your Health Plan Options at Retirement

VMI Substance Abuse Policies 

  • Employee State Policy
  • Federal Policy
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Administrative & Professional Faculty Handbook (Page 11)
  • Teaching & Research Faculty Handbook
  • Classified Employees (Page 8)
  • VMI Alcohol Policy

Welcome to Virginia Military Institute!

We are excited that you have chosen us as your employer and will be joining the VMI community. We hope you find your new career at VMI both challenging and rewarding.


On your first day of employment, you will visit Human Resources to fill out various employment, tax, and payroll forms. Please refer to the Employment Forms listed under the HR Forms link on the left side of the webpage for a complete list of the forms. Ensure that you bring the required identification document(s) necessary to complete the I-9 Employment Verification Eligibility form.

The Human Resources Staff is also available to explain to you about various employment benefits offered and answer any other HR-related questions you may have.

Please contact VMI’s Human Resource Office for any questions regarding in-processing.

Relocating to Lexington

VMI is a public, four-year, undergraduate military college (1,200 students) located in the historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington (population 7,000) also home to Washington & Lee University, offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere, a relaxed rural pace, and a diverse economic base to make life both pleasant and rewarding. The following websites provide information on Lexington and the surrounding area:

Whether you want to rent or own, there are a variety of real estate companies available to help make your transition to Lexington as smooth as possible. When selecting a new residence, be aware that many public utilities, such as sewer and water, are unavailable outside the city limits. Check with your realtor for further information. A directory of the real estate companies registered with the Chamber of Commerce is listed on website above.

Please contact your VMI department for questions regarding relocation.

We look forward to working with you!

Contact Employer’s Human Resources Office prior to making any commitments for moving expenses. The Human Resources Office shall assist the Employee in making the arrangements for the reimbursement, or direct payment, of Employee’s expenses.

American of Virginia, Inc.
G. Scott German, Vice President
Post Office Box 2068
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Direct: 540-942-5166
Mobile: 540-476-0015
Fax: 540-942-5055

Dunmar Moving Systems - Allied Van Lines
Dave Baker, National Account Manager
6501 Commonwealth Drive, SW
Roanoke, VA 24018
Cell: 540-520-0700
Direct: 540-772-0712

Reads Moving Systems - Atlas Van Lines
Jim Hannon, Director Relocation Services
5851 Quality Way
Prince George, VA 23875
Cell: 804-641-5951
Direct: 804-520-2900

Quality Moving Service
Vincent Tucker, President
Post Office Box 331
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Direct: 804-796-4860

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