Human Resources

  • Faculty teaching

    Resources for Faculty

    Our faculty will epitomize the ideal of the scholar-teacher by blending research, teaching, and service into an inspiring whole.
     - American University Strategic Plan

  • AU staff

    Resources for Staff

    Diverse. Engaged. High performing. Service oriented.
    These are just a few words to describe our staff.

  • Students employees

    Resources for Students

    Get a jump start on your career
    working on- or off-campus.
    Opportunity abounds.

  • AU staff at the Capitol

    Resources for Prospective Employees

    American University is an exciting place to be.
    If you want to have an impact,
    there is no better place than AU.

  • Staff reading the news

    HR News

    From upcoming events to new benefits for employees, check out what's new from HR.

Work at AU

If you are looking for a job in a diverse and engaged community that is committed to the student experience, we invite you to explore a career with American University. 

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 meaningful change through our knowledge and our work.  

AU respects the demands of your professional and personal lives and provides a comprehensive benefits package, a flexible, supportive environment, and rewarding work that helps you to achieve a fulfilling work-life balance.

HR Newsletter

Read this month's HR Newsletter.

November 2015

Open enrollment November 2-23, new Long Term Care (LTC) insurance program, an AhealthyU success story, and more.

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Professional Development


The 2015-2016 Professional Development & Wellness training catalog reflects AU’s ongoing commitment to your professional and personal development.

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