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Work at American University

American University's Office of Human Resources invites you to explore a career at AU if you are looking for a place to grow personally and professionally and do meaningful work. We value the strengths and contributions of our staff and faculty and have an engaged community committed to the student experience.

Our internationally recognized faculty are today's thought leaders in the areas of public policy, law, the arts, communications, international development, and more. Our staff are innovative, service-oriented, and dedicated to moving the university towards achieving its strategic goals. We share a passion for creating change through our knowledge and our work.

American University provides a comprehensive benefits package, a flexible, supportive environment, and rewarding work that helps you to achieve a fulfilling work-life balance.

Join us at American University and help us to develop tomorrow's citizens and leaders who will change the world.

2019 Open Enrollment

Make benefit elections until November 26

Make changes to your 2019 medical plans, dental plans, elect FSAs, and more through myBenefits on the myAU portal.

20-Year Club


The 2018 20-Year Club inductees reflect upon their time at American University.

Creating a Service Culture

 Examine your role in creating and supporting AU’s commitment to student-centered service. Gain the essential skills and practices to create and promote a service-oriented culture.

November 30, 2018
9:00am - 1:00pm
MGC 200


2019 Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

Make your 2019 benefit elections!
Accessible online on myBenefits through the myAUportal.

GO TO mybenefits

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HR Newsletter

Human Resources' monthly newsletter provides news and information about all things HR.

Read the Newsletter

Chapel set up for interfaith chapel services

First Wednesdays in the Chapel: Resilience (Finals Edition)

December 5, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Kay Spiritual Life Center

Learn about chapel services