Get on the Fast Track to Work at American University

The Ready Hire program offers you a chance to become a part of a pre-screened and qualified pool of diverse candidates who are ready to fill a variety of long-term temporary administrative openings throughout the university. Work directly with an AU Ready Hire recruiter to find the perfect position for you at American University.

  • Who Should Apply?

    Candidates who are genuinely interested in higher education and want to work in higher education for the long term.

  • What are the Requirements?

    • Bachelor's degree + 1 year of administrative experience, or
      2 years of college + 4  years of administrative experience
    • Experience working in higher education is preferred (includes student positions and internships)
    • High level of attention to detail
    • High level of professionalism
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Basic computer and Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Type of Ready Hire Positions

    • Temporary, full-time and part-time positions
    • Sample positions include:
      • administrative, staff, and executive assistants
      • academic program assistant, event coordinator, and more!
    • Departments include, but are not limited to, academic programs, administrative offices, executive offices, and student affairs
    • Positions and pay vary by job duties and requirements

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