AU Ready Hire Program

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AU Ready Hire offers you a chance to become a part of a pre-screened and qualified pool of diverse candidates who are ready to fill a variety of full-time, part-time, and long-term temporary administrative openings throughout the university. The service speeds up and streamlines the hiring process for administrative positions at AU.



Advantages to being a part of AU Ready Hire

  • You will be part of a select candidate pool that will help make the hiring process easier, quicker, and more efficient.
  • All selected candidates will undergo an in-person interview process and skills testing (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and typing).
  • If hired, your transition and training process will be made easier by ideally overlapping with the current incumbent.

Is AU Ready Hire right for you?

  • Candidates must have some administrative/support-oriented experience  and have an interest continuing a career in the administrative field.
  • Candidates must be available to start immediately.
  • Candidates must have a genuine interest in higher education and a desire to work in higher education for the long term.


  • Administrative Assistant
  • Sr. Administrative Assistant
  • Staff Assistant
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Assistant to Division Leaders
  • Any other support-oriented positions

Apply to AU Ready Hire:

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and application through the AU online application system: If there is not a current listing on the website, please submit your cover letter and resume to

Please indicate if you are looking for full-time, part-time, or temporary positions.

*Apply to the AU Ready Hire Program (office support positions) posting

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