Human Resources

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Your Expertise. Our Inspiring Culture. Enriching Lives and Community Vitality.

About Laurel Ridge Community College

Laurel Ridge Community College is a comprehensive, nonresidential, two-year public institution of higher education with four locations – the Fauquier and Middletown campuses, the Luray-Page County Center and the Vint Hill Site – as well as outreach sites throughout the college’s service region. The service region includes the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, and Warren, and the city of Winchester.

Laurel Ridge’s Middletown Campus and the Luray-Page County Center are nestled within the Shenandoah Valley with easy access to a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, historical sites, and a welcoming network of towns and cities where families grow, and diverse businesses thrive. Laurel Ridge’s Fauquier Campus and the Vint Hill Site are located within the Upper Piedmont region of Virginia. Situated in Fauquier County, and located just 40 miles west of Washington, D.C., this area offers the opportunity for living in a beautiful rural landscape with easy access to our nation’s capital.

Laurel Ridge offers nearly 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, as well as workforce training programs for employees and employers. Laurel Ridge offers a variety of day, evening, weekend, and online classes. As one of the fastest growing community colleges in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), Laurel Ridge serves more than 8,400 unduplicated students through our credit courses, and over 1,300 employers through Workforce Solutions’ business and professional development programs. In terms of student enrollment, Laurel Ridge is the seventh largest of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. Laurel Ridge is a consistently high performer in the performance-based funding metrics established by the Virginia Community College System.

Laurel Ridge Community College Strategic Initiatives

  • Your Expertise.
  • Our Inspiring Culture.
  • Enriching Lives and Community Vitality.

We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. These concepts are deeply embedded within our institution and governance systems and guided by strategic plans established through the Virginia Community College System and the college.

Opportunity 2027, approved by the State Board for Community Colleges, calls for Virginia Community Colleges to achieve equity in access, learning outcomes, and success for students from every race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic group.

As we fully transition into our new identity as “Laurel Ridge Community College,” we also embark on work guided by our own six-year strategic plan. This plan, Engage 2027, was created following a year-long process involving many students, staff, faculty, and community members. The thoughtful contributions of these stakeholders helped create the foundation for our local college efforts over the next six years. Engage 2027 rests on a foundation of four core concepts: “Invite, Include, Innovate, and Impact,” and calls for college stakeholders to recommit to building a more diverse and inclusive college that welcomes every student, ensures every student success, supports faculty and staff, and leaves a strong, enduring, imprint on our communities.

The college is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Laurel Ridge will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in order to provide access to the application, interviewing, and selection process. Please email [email protected] for further information.

Laurel Ridge Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. While honoring bona fide occupational exceptions as needed, the college shall promote and maintain equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions including lactation, age, status as a veteran, national origin, or other non-merit factors. The college also promotes a safe working environment and prohibits sexual misconduct, including sexual violence and harassment.

EMPLOYEE INTRANET

Employment Verifications

The Human Resources team handles these requests. The estimated turnaround time is 24-48 business hours. Contact us at [email protected].

Human Resources Office

Middletown Campus, Cornerstone Hall, Suite 209 (across from Printing Services)

Available by appointment virtually, at Fauquier Campus, and Luray Page Center.

  • Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30AM to 4:30PM
  • HR General Line: 540-868-7226
  • Payroll General Line: 540-868-7224
  • Fax: 540-868-7225
  • Email: [email protected] (Please send employment verifications to this email.)

Have a Question or Concern?

Please use the form linked below and a member of our staff will respond as soon as possible.

Human Resources Team

Matthew Carbaugh
JoAnn Ellwood

JoAnn Ellwood

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Associate Vice President of Human Resources
Faith Gaile

Faith Gaile

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Human Resources and Equity Consultant
Debbie Keller, PHR
Kristin Iden

Kristin Iden

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HR Analyst II
Barbara A. Woods, PHR

Laurel Ridge Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. Laurel Ridge also prohibits sexual misconduct, including sexual violence or harassment.