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Ready Hire

Date: Nov 21, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


American University’s 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 full-time, part-time, and temporary staff openings throughout the university. The service can speed up and streamline the hiring process for positions at AU, making the hiring process easier, quicker, and more efficient for both the job candidates and the hiring managers. In its years of service to the university, the AU Ready Hire program has helped to fill hundreds of positions across the university’s schools and departments.

The AU Ready Hire program is an excellent opportunity for professionals who are interested in working within higher education for the long term. The AU Ready Hire program helps to fill positions such as senior administrative assistant, staff assistant, customer relations representative, program assistant, executive assistant, and general office support positions throughout American University’s campus. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are interested in entry and mid-level career opportunities and have a passion for working in higher education.

Educational Requirements

The AU Ready Hire program candidates are expected to have completed at least two years of college. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and at least one year of administrative experience or two years of college and 4-5 years of administrative support experience
  • Strong interest in working within higher education
  • Superb written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrable high level of attention to detail and high level of professionalism

Additional Information

To apply to become a part of the AU Ready Hire program candidate pool, please submit your application through our online application system. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attach a resume and cover letter to the online application. For more information regarding the AU Ready Hire program, please visit our web site at

The AU Ready Hire program works with a selected pool of candidates. Until you hear from an AU Ready Hire program representative, please continue to also apply directly to other positions posted on AU's website.  

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

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