Education and Training

Current Vacancies at the American University of Nigeria, Oct., 2018

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 Events & Ceremonies Department within the University Relations Division, is seeking to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sound Engineer
Department: AUN Hotel

Summary Of Position

  • The Sound Engineer identify the sound requirements for a given events/activities and provide support as may be required.
  • He/She is required to assemble, operate and maintain the technical equipment used for live event in line with the established standards and procedures of the American University of Nigeria Events and Ceremonies department.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, and Sound Engineering.
  • Three years’ post NYSC experience working in same or similar position
  • Possess requisite experience with AV and Video technologies and usage
  • Good working knowledge of AV practices and procedures, as well as AV set-up and staging.
  • Great ability and willingness to work under stress and extended hours, including weekends and public holidays. In addition, must be willing to travel outside Yola (Michika, Mubi, etc) as may be assigned.
  • Manual Dexterity: Must be able to provide examples of use of hand & power tools and other related mechanical/electrical equipment.
  • Must demonstrated evidence of utilizing safe work practices.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills are a must.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft applications.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resume, Cover Letters and references to: before the closing date above.


Application Deadline 24th October, 2018.


Job Title: NFS English Teacher
Location: Yola
Department: Foundation Programs

Summary of Position

  • The English Teacher will be charged with the responsibility of helping students understand English studies aspects of learning as required.
  • The duties will range from encouraging a learning experience that provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential and the preparation of course work, planning of classes and the marking of completed work.
  • Additionally the incumbent will also set targets for his/her pupils and monitor progress towards its achievement within the context of established policies and procedures of the University.
  • He/She will implement and deliver a balanced and relevant curriculum for the students that will support the overall English studies curriculum of the New Foundation School.
  • He/she shall also monitor and support the overall progress and development of the students both as a teacher and a mentor both inside and outside the classroom.

Position Requirements

  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Education and a good first degree in English Language(B.A Ed); or English and Literary Studies(B.A) or any English related from a recognized tertiary institution.; OR any equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience teaching English.
  • Participation in student academic, exercise and social activities.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong counseling skills.
  • Demonstrate skills in using Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing circumstances at workplace.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Passion for English Studies and teaching.
  • Proactivity in the work environment.
  • Working efficiently and continuously with a positive attitude.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • Ability to meet set deadlines.
  • Flexibility with time as completing certain tasks might involve working overtime.
  • Good organizing skills and willingness to learn.
  • Good workplace ethics and professionalism.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references to: before the closing date of this publication.


Application Deadline 14th October, 2018.



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  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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