Vacancies at American University of Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for a suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant positions below, these positions are a multi-national one, Open to both National and Expatriate:

 

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professors in Information Systems
Loaction: Yola
Department: School of Information Technology and Computing
Summary of Position

  • Successful candidates will possess a PhD in Information Systems (or a related discipline) from a reputable University. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience in courses related to information security, information systems audit, LAN administration, database administration, database security, and business analytics.
  • Another important requirement for these positions is experience in teaching and supervising graduate students on the Information Systems track.

Position Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Information Systems (or a related discipline) from a reputable University
  • At least five(5) years of teaching and research experience garnered at a reputable University including supervision of undergraduate and post-graduate student research works
  • Must possess verifiable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable conferences or journals
  • Substantive experience in IT and business information systems
  • Professional certifications in the field will be a plus
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of classroom teaching
  • Should be proficient in use of ICT and online tools and e-resources for teaching and research

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Appropriate academic credentials, as well as successful post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Experience in Africa or other parts of the developing world is a plus.
  • A strong commitment to development
  • An understanding of the essential values of academic integrity, civility, collegiality and diversity in a community of learners
  • A demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, cultural diversity, and equal opportunity

 

 

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professors in Computer Science
Loaction:
 Yola
Department: School of Information Technology and Computing
Summary of Position

  • The Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science will be responsible for teaching and supporting students learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • She/He shall work closely with the Department Chair and Dean of the school in formulating and implementing course syllabi that would translate to effective teaching and learning in the AUN School of IT & Computing and also engage students with other resource assignments in accordance with policies and procedures.

Position Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (or a related discipline) from a reputable University
  • At least five(5) years of teaching and research experience garnered at a reputable University including supervision of undergraduate and post-graduate student research works
  • Must possess verifiable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable conferences or journals
  • Substantive experience in programming paradigm and language analysis.
  • Professional certification in the field will be a plus
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of classroom teaching
  • Should be proficient in use of ICT and online tools and e-resources for teaching and research

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Appropriate academic credentials, as well as successful post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Experience in Africa or other parts of the developing world is a plus.
  • A strong commitment to development
  • An understanding of the essential values of academic integrity, civility, collegiality and diversity in a community of learners
  • A demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, cultural diversity, and equal opportunity

 

 

Job Title: School Bursar – AUN Academy
Loaction: Yola
Department: AUN Academy
Summary of Position

  • The Bursar, American University of Nigeria, Academy, is charged with the responsibility of preparing income and expenditure statements, cash flow statements and balance sheets, periodically reports receipts to head of the school or other body ultimately responsible for financial condition of academy.
  • In addition, the incumbent will direct and coordinate activities of staff engaged in keeping complete books of tuition fees and other receipts in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the AUN Academy.

Position Requirements

  • Must possess a Bachelor or HND in Accountancy
  • Must possess relevant professional qualification as an accountant (ANAN,ICAN,CPA)
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience as an Accountant/Bursar
  • Maintaining the school accounts; preparation of income and expenditure statements, cash flow statements and balance sheets.
  • Preparing the annual budget and supervising income and expenditure relating to it
  • Preparing and collecting student fees and other dues
  • Paying salaries, wages, taxation  etc
  • Keeping the analysis of cost and other statistical records; keeping of records relating to financial documents.
  • Maintaining cash flow projections and investments
  • Liaising with relevant government and associated bodies on financial issues
  • Advising on general financial policy
  • Supervises the financial affairs of the school, including all accounting duties, within guidelines notified by the head of the school.
  • Overseeing the financial operation of the school.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are needed as well as ability to establish priorities and manage time wisely.
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Significant experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office, reporting and staff management skills are essential.
  • Report writing ability essential.

 

 

Job Title: Driver
Location:
 Yola, Adamawa
Department: New Foundation School
Opening Date: October 23, 2017.
Summary of Position

  • Duties include operating and maintaining transportation vehicles with a focus on safety.
  • Maintains vehicle records.
  • Performs daily pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections
  • Ensures that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported.
  • Prepares trip reports, accident and incident reports.
  • Assists passengers in and out of the vehicle.
  • Provides safety briefing to passengers; and providing other services as requested by management when not engaged in transportation service.

Position Requirements

  • High school  and acceptable Experience and Training or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, provided the age and safe driving record requirements are met.
  • Class “E” Nigerian driver’s licence.
  • Must have Trade Test III.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 and maximum of 40 years of age in addition to a safe driving record;
  • Must also be available to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately, including ability to read and interpret road signs in English;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish effective professional relationships with customers, co-workers, and upper level staff and employees;
  • Ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports;
  • Extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s);
  • Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs;
  • Ability to perform minor vehicle repairs;
  • Skilled in reasoning skills to interpret policies and procedures, maps, and route directions;
  • Ability to administer First Aid and CPR.
  • Must be able to pass Department of Transportation physical exam and successfully complete an Alcohol/Drug screening process.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Serves as a positive role model while providing transportation service.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Team player.

 

 

Job Title:  Vice President of University Relations
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Office of the President
Summary of Position

  • The Vice President for University Relations (VPUR) is responsible for raising the profile and public perception of AUN.
  • The Office of the VPUR is comprised of 4 units, namely:
    • Communications and Publications
    • Public Relations and Marketing
    • Events and Ceremonies, and
    • Development and Alumni Relations.
  • VPUR will lead and advance these areas for AUN by developing a comprehensive, strategic communications plan, working collaboratively with constituencies across the University.
  • VPUR ensures that a consistent message and image of AUN is presented to all internal and external audiences.

Position Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in relevant field, preferably in Mass Communication, English or any other related Social Sciences;
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience, preferably in higher education or closely related field, including evidence of leading a high-performance team;
  • Track record of identifying, cultivating, and securing donor relationships, and/or experience securing partnerships that diversified the income stream or increased enrollment;
  • Excellent English – strong verbal and written communication; native speaker preferred;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and computer/software skills;
  • Experience developing integrated plans and programs for complex organizations, preferably with experience in higher education; someone who understands higher education issues, and the various media and their impact on the University;
  • Significant marketing and communications experience, including working in all major media of mass communication such as radio, television, newspaper and the Public Relations industry;
  • Professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources);
  • Possess initiative and drive and have broad relevant technical knowledge with good management expertise;
  • Previous experience or substantial knowledge of the institutional history, evolutionary environment, the local community, local languages and sensibilities surrounding the American University of Nigeria community located in Yola/Jimeta, Adamawa State, preferred but not absolutely required;
  • Professional membership of at least one national or international Public Relations association or institute, such as NIPR in Nigeria.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Effective leader who develops others;
  • Collaborative and supportive;
  • Multi-tasking and prioritizing;
  • Innovative, problem-solving temperament.

 

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references to: [email protected] The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline  30th November, 2017.

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