New Faculty Recruitment

Relocation assistance

The VUMC Relocation Assistance Program eases the transition of moving to a new community by providing essential support to new and prospective faculty, staff, residents, and their families.

To ease the angst and uncertainty of the transition to Nashville, our team provides complimentary information about housing, neighborhoods, school systems, physical relocation and local career opportunities for spouses and partners.

Human Resources offers the following services:

Introduction to the area

Information and assistance for prospective and new faculty, key administrative staff, and residents and their families in the following areas: public, private and special needs school information, child care, sports activities, cultural venues, recreational and entertainment venues, shopping, medical providers, banking, religious and community activities that match the interests and values of the prospective or new hire.

Dual career / spouse / partner career assistance

When planning to relocate, the employment needs of the spouse/partner or other family members are often an important consideration. We provide personalized career and job search assistance to support spouses/ partners with their career transition. These services include resume/CV and cover letter review, interview and general career coaching, networking assistance, and connections with other career transition services.

Relocation assistance

We provide introductions and connections to previously vetted real estate professionals can help identify suitable housing. These services might include assistance with locating temporary and rental housing, finding a new home to purchase, referrals to mortgage lenders, and identification of contracted moving companies.

Executives and administrators

We create customized programs focusing on area tours, move-in support, cost of living analyses, area orientation, new city profiles, city/county comparison reports, in-depth school reports, and introductions for public and private schools.

For questions, additional information or to initiate service, please contact:

Janet Rachel
Talent Operations Program Manager
(615) 343-5479