Monday, November 17, 2014

Job Vacancies at The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003 by Nigeria's former Vice President His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar along with other local and international statesmen and academic leaders. The institution was conceived as Africa's first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. 

Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent's critical social and economic problems. The university offers an American-style education modelled after the curriculum of American universities with corresponding approaches to teaching and students assessment. The first entering class of 124 students and 20 professors was enrolled in September 2005. The University started on temporary buildings at the AUN Academy located directly opposite the AUN campus. In seven years, AUN is fast becoming a model for other universities in Nigeria and West Africa.

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for AUN Business Center Manager. This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

Job Title: AUN Business Center Manager

Department: OTS/DAS/ABC
Position Summary 
  • Responsible for the overall management and administration of the AUN Business Center (ABC).
Position Requirements 
  • Must possess at least an appropriate Bachelor's degree. An appropriated qualification in a Management/Business field would be an advantage. A Master's degree will serve as an added advantage.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years' senior/supervisory experience - preferably in a similar position.
  • Excellent knowledge of written and oral English; ability to organize work effectively and deal calmly and patiently with multiple constituencies in the face of time pressure;
  • Ability to lead, motivate and monitor a team to achieve set goals and targets.
Other requirements, abilities for the position:
  • Ability to develop work schedules, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
  • Knowledge of standard office policies and procedures.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Proficient in ICT skills, including MS Office, Internet and e-mail, and other relevant applications and systems as used by the AUN.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.
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Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Adamawa
Department: Facilities Management
Position Summary 
  • The Electrical Engineer position will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and supervising the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems thereby maintaining electrical control systems and/or components to required specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability in line with AUN policies and procedures.
Position Requirements 
  • A Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar field from a recognized and reputable tertiary institution.
  • Must have Engineering registration / certification/COREN
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Expert level competence with MS Office package and other relevant applications.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD software.
  • At least 3 years robust experience.
Other requirements, abilities for the position:
  • Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
    Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including application and programming.
  • Interpersonal relationship with other colleagues and clients.
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  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes, cover letters and references before the closing date of this publication.

Note: The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline  21st November, 2014.  

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