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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.

20-Year Club


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

Mentoring Matters 2018 Kickoff

The 2018 Mentoring Matters program launched their second cohort this summer.

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HR Newsletter

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

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Chapel set up for interfaith chapel services

First Wednesdays in the Chapel: Racial Justice & Inclusion

October 3, 2018
12:00 - 1:00pm
Kay Spiritual Life Center

First Wednesdays are a space for the university community to come together to reflect on issues and events affecting our campus, our nation, and our world.

Learn about chapel services