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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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AhealthyU Flu Clinic

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D&I Courses

In support of AU's Inclusive Excellence Plan, here are this month's featured Diveristy and Inclusion courses.

Choosing Respect in the Workplace
October 25, 2018
2pm - 5pm
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HR Newsletter

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

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AU Retiree Benefits

Wednesday, October 24
11:30am – 1:00pm
Butler Boardroom
Representatives from Medicare, CareFirst

Attend AU Retirement Benefits