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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.

Upcoming Courses January 2019

  • Inclusive Storytelling Series: LGBTQ+
    January 24, 2019, 12pm-2pm, BLTR BDR Register
  • Creating A Service Culture 
    January 30, 2019, 9am-1pm, MGC 200 Register

Creating a Service Culture

Gain essential skills and practices to create and promote a service-oriented culture. Examine your role in creating and supporting AU’s commitment to student-centered service and more! Required by all new staff hires.

Wednesday, January 30
9am - 1pm | MGC 200


American University Tuition Remission

Apply for Tuition Remission by January 18, 2019

To learn more about AU's Tuition Remission benefit, view the workshop slide deck.

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Blue and white flyer that says Being Inclusive, A Storytelling Series presented by HR, AU Connects and the Affinity Groups

Being Inclusive, A Storytelling Series

Sharing our diverse experiences in a unique forum of storytelling. Register for an upcoming session.

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HR Newsletter

Find the latest HR news and events in our newsletter.

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AhealthyU's Healthy Weight Program

Healthy Weight Program by AhealthyU

Set monthly benchmark goals and raise money to donate to an AU charitable fund. Register by January 22nd.

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News and Updates

Required Harassment & Discrimination Prevention Training for All Full-Time and Part-Time Staff 

As part of the new Inclusive Excellence plan, the Harassment & Discrimination Prevention course is required for all staff and leaders, even if you were recently hired or have completed previous versions. This required training is due by Friday, December 21, 2018.

20-Year Club


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

AU Retire Well: 403(b) Retirement Planning


Learn about how you can successfully plan and manage your money for retirement, Social Security benefits, and more.