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About AU

Founded in 1878 as Ashland College, the name of the institution was changed to Ashland University on May 12, 1989. This change was a practical and logical step based on the many diverse undergraduate, graduate and professional programs offered by the institution. Ashland continues to have a rich tradition as a private, comprehensive institution preparing students for exciting professions and careers. The University consists of four academic colleges -- College of Arts & Sciences, Dauch College of Business & Economics, Schar College of Education and Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences -- as well as the Graduate, Online and Adult Studies; the Founders School for Continuing Education; and Ashland Theological Seminary. Ashland University places great emphasis on the importance of each individual. The phrase “Accent on the Individual” has been our motto for many years and characterizes well the nature and content of the campus environment. It means that our concern for the student extends beyond ensuring a quality education in the classroom and laboratory to include a commitment to provide a stimulating and supportive environment in every respect. Translating the ideas of the Mission Statement into the realities of everyday life is the responsibility of each Ashland University employee. These ideas must be evidenced daily in the classroom, residence halls, each teaching site, on the playing fields and in our interaction with others. It should be the goal of each Ashland University employee to ensure that our Mission Statement is not merely words on paper but a true reflection of who and what we actually are and intend to be in the future.

Diversity Statement

Ashland University is a private university, founded and guided by the tenets of The Brethren Church. The University promotes the principles of respect for one another, compassion for all, and a life lived in peace with justice. These principles extend to the University’s employment philosophy and practices. Harassment, in any form, will not be tolerated. All personnel-related activities, conditions and privileges of employment will be administered without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, age (over 40), sex, origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability, genetic information, military service, veteran status or any other status protected by laws applicable to the University.

While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Trustees represent many religious, non-religious and ideological backgrounds, the University reserves the right to seek, hire and promote individuals who support its Core Values. This includes affirming Christian values as a core element of the university's institutional identity, emphasizing faith in God, moral integrity and respect for the diversity of values and faith of each person in a community of learning.

Employment with the University will require a criminal background check.

Office of Human Resources

The mission of Ashland University Human Resources is to support the University’s most valued assets: its staff, faculty and students. We are committed to delivering quality and friendly service, ensuring equitable employment, maintaining valuable benefit options, providing education and training, and moving the University toward a culture that embraces HR best practices.

Contact Us

If you have questions about job opportunities or if you have issues with the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources by email at or 419-289-5025. Office hours are 8 am – 4 pm, Monday through Friday.