The Office of Human Resources’ primary mission is to deliver an exemplary
and innovative human resource management service that enhances the
effectiveness of the University and contributes to its overall objectives in
the Middle East. The Office of Human Resources strives to support the
University through staff/faculty development and continuous improvement.
Furthermore, The Office of Human Resources develops and manages human
resource policies and procedures, providing productive and expert
consultation services and solutions. We are committed to fair selection and
a diverse workforce, fully trusting in the idea that employees are an
organization’s most precious asset, and must be treated accordingly.
Human resource management is a vital part of the University’s operations.
The Office maintains an effective recruitment process, selecting leading
faculty and competent professional staff, in order to ensure the delivery of
the best educational experience to students. Recruitment processes are
competitive and transparent. The Office also works to boost the morale of
employees, by improving their relations with supervisors and management.
Finally, the Unit also supports employees who need to improve specific
aspects of their performance.
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Office of Human Resources (HR)
The American University of Kurdistan
Mustafa Barzani Building
Zakho Rd. 42003 Sumel – Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Office hours: Sunday – Thursday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Mobile: +964(0)751 765 7875