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AU Ready Hire

AU Ready Hire

Are you ready to HIRE?

AU Ready Hire offers 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 administratve openings.

  • Candidates have already undergone a phone screening process, an in-person interview process, and skills testing.
  • Candidates are available to start work as soon as you require them.
  • The hiring process for the ideal candidate is made more easily, quickly, and efficiently.
  • The transition and training between the incumbent and new employee is made easier.
  • The stresses of the recruiting process placed on hiring managers are alleviated significantly. 
  • There is no charge for this service.
  • We strongly encourage referrals from current AU Ready Hire candidates and hired AU Ready Hire employees.



AU Ready Hire is flexible enough to be involved as much or as little as you prefer in your candidate search and hiring process. If you need our help, here are some things we can offer: 

  • We'll initially organize on-site visits, so that we have the opportunity to learn about your office environment and any unique requirements for the open position.
  • We'll assist with scheduling interviews and, if you'd like, we can attend the interviews.
  • We can provide suggestions for interview questions that are specific to the open position and department.
  • We can conduct reference checks for final candidates.
  • We can provide additional testing for proofreading, spelling and grammar, data entry, and others, if required.
  • 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
  • Long-term temporary assistants
  • Any other support-oriented positions



Give us a call and see how we can make your hiring process easier for you!

Maira Lazdins
Manager, AU Ready Hire


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