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AU Ready Hire

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Are you ready to work?

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.

  • 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.




  • 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 administrators
  • Any other support-oriented positions



To be part of AU Ready Hire, send us an e-mail with your cover letter and resume.  Please indicate if you are looking for full-time, part-time, or temporary positions. Let us make your job search easier!

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