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Latest Job Vacancies at American University of Nigeria (AUN), 8th April

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.

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for:

 

Job Title: IT Assistant

Location: Gombe
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The IT Assistant position holder will cater to the IT needs and support for all project and state partner staff within the state.
  • S/he will also provide technical support to education managers as they have their skills developed in other areas.
  • The position holder reports to the Senior IT officer

Position Requirements

  • B.Sc/HND in Computer science or relevant field
  • Experience in IT applications
  • Experience working in a similar position
  • Excellent ICT skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Good training skills

Description of Benefits

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

 

Job Title: Driver

Location: Gombe
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Driver is in charge of driving staff to various destinations. The position holder will also provide logistics and administrative support to staff during workshop.
  • The position holder reports to the team leaders of their respective states

Position Requirements

  • Minimum requirement of SSCE and Trade test is an added advantage. At least 3-5 years working experience with International organization with ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Certificate on professional driving is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Hausa is an added advantage.
  • Experience of USAID policy on driving and vehicle usage is an advantage

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

 

Job Title: M & E Assistant

Location: Adamawa /Gombe
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The M&E Assistant will report to the Snr. M&E officer. They will be responsible for administering tools, collecting and entering classroom and school data as well as conduct basic analysis.
  • They will also be responsible for supporting senior staff during workshops.

Position Requirements

  • BSC Mathematics/Statistics/ITC required
  • L2 years’ experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal and community mobilization skills.
  • Knowledge of local language preferred
  • Good IT skills needed
  • Ability to use excel and similar software preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English

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

 

 

Job Title: School Improvement Support Officer

Location: Adamawa /Gombe
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The School Improvement Support Officer will report to school improvement Specialist.
  • S/he will be responsible support the SI specialist to support and improve the skills and knowledge of state education managers to utilize data for teacher and school improvement purposes.
  • S/he will work with state partners to use data for in service training of teachers and conduct classroom observations to support teachers through formative processes.

Position Requirements

  • BA in Education
  • 3-5 years education management experience as a HoD, or subject head
  • Experience working with PTA or SBMC
  • Teaching experience a must
  • ICT skills important
  • Good report writing skills

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

Job Title: Education Management Information Systems Officer

Location: Adamawa /Gombe (Please indicate duty station you prefer on your application)
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Education Management Information Systems Officer reports to the Deputy Director Education Management Information Systems.
  • S/he will work with state partners to develop their data collection, management and use skills to improve classroom instructions.
  • He will mentor state partners in the use of statistical software for education monitoring and planning while training them on reporting and use of the information.

Position Requirements

  • BSc in Mathematics/Statistics with 3 years EMIS experience or
  • MSc in Mathematics/Statistics with 1 years EMIS experience
  • 1 years’ Experience participating in designing and conducting education census
  • 4 years teaching experience
  • Versatile in use of statistical software (to be tested)
  • Good ICT skills (to be tested).

 

Job Title: Community Engagement Officer

Location: Gombe
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Community Engagement Officer will support the Community Engagement Specialist through developing in depth knowledge of local customs and culture and using this to ensure that project is well understood and supported by the various communities within the respective states.

Position Requirements

  • BA Sociology, Psychology or similar
  • 2 years community experience in the area of education, livelihoods etc.
  • Good local knowledge of the state
  • Good network within the state system
  • Experience in the education sector in the target state
  • Ability to speak the local language preferred

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

 

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The Procurement Officer will report to the Chief of Party and be responsible for all project procurement matters working with the procurement committee.
  • The position holder will also keep an up to date project inventory working with the Asset management Assistant

Position Requirements

  • BA/B.Sc/HND in Marketing, Purchasing, Accounting, Banking and Finance
  • 3 years experience in project procurement
  • Experience in vendor analysis and selection
  • Good excel skills
  • Good ICT skills to be tested

Description of Benefits

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

 

Job Title: Instructional Materials Development Officer

Location: Gombe
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Instructional Materials Development Officer will support the Deputy Director, Instructional Materials Development.
  • In this position, s/he will be responsible for supporting state partners to develop their skills in instructional materials creation.

Position Requirements

  • BA in English Language, Mathematics
  • 5 years current or previous teaching experience at primary school level
  • 2 years’ Experience in materials development in educational settings on a donor funded project
  • Good writing skills
  • Above average ICT skills

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

 

Job Title: State Team Leader

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The state team leader is the administrative and technical lead for the project in the respective states.
  • As head of office, all staff in the specific state report to this position holder.
  • S/he will ensure adherence to financial and administrative processes and support technical staff to carry out their core functions.
  • S/he is the representative of the Chief of Party in each state and will ensure that all staff adhere to project standards. The position holder reports to the Chief of Party

Position Requirements

  • MA/MS in Pure and or Social Sciences
  • 3 years’ experience in project management
  • 3 years’ experience managing staff
  • Great communication skills
  • Good understanding of local customs
  • Good understanding of Nigeria labor laws
  • Good ICT skills to be tested
  • A good report writer (to be assessed)
  • Average knowledge of project finance and procurement processes (to be tested)

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

 

Job Title: Finance & Admin Officer

Location: Gombe
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The finance and Admin. Officer will manage project financial processes and procedures and reports to the Finance and Admin. Manager.

Position Requirements

  • BSc Accounting/Banking and Finance with 3 years project experience
  • Grant management experience for USAID projects
  • Experience in the use of financial accounting software (to be tested)
  • Experience in project finance and audits
  • Experienced in project banking
  • Knowledge of USAID financial regulations
  • ICT skills to be tested.

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

 

Job Title: Senior Information Technology Officer

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Senior IT Officer will manage all of the IT needs of the project. In this position, s/he will be responsible for providing technical support to staff to carry out their duties using ICT.
  • The position holder reports to the deputy director of EMIS

Position Requirements

  • BSc/HND in Computer Science
  • 5 years’ experience managing project IT
  • Certified IT technician
  • Experience networking and wireless technology
  • Experience in setting up WAN/Lan systems
  • Highly skilled in computer hardware and software matters
  • IT skills to be tested

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

 

Job Title: Security Officer

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The Security Officer is in charge of state level security of staff and our partners during project events.
  • S/he reports to the Security Advisor

Position Requirements

  • BSc in Sociology and other social sciences with 4 years’ experience managing project security
  • At least 3 years’ experience in security profession
  • Retired military/police and or other security service
  • Experienced in the north east security field
  • Knowledge and experience of security equipment
  • Good understanding of child and women rights matters
  • Good network within Nigerian security profession
  • Good ICT Skills to be tested

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

 

Job Title: School Improvement Support Specialist

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The School Improvement Support Specialist will report to the deputy project director, instructional development.
  • S/he will be responsible for improving the skills and knowledge of state education managers to utilize data for teacher and school improvement purposes.

Position Requirements

  • M.Sc/MA in Sociology/Psychology, Economics or other Social Sciences
  • 5 years’ experience in community development activities
  • 3 years’ Experience in working with schools and parents
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • IT skills to be tested

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

 

 

Job Title: Senior Human Resources Officer

Location: Yola
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Senior Human Resource Officer will manage HR functions of the project.
  • S/he will be responsible for managing staff HRT matters and play a critical role in ensuring that staff rights and privileges are protected in particular the right of female members of staff.

Position Requirements

  • BA Human Resources Management, plus 6 years’ experience
  • MA Human Resource management, plus 4 years’ experience
  • Good writing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in Nigeria labor laws (to be tested)
  • Good people management skills.

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

 

Job Title: Deputy Director Education Management Information Systems

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The Deputy Director for EMIS will lead the capacity development of key state staff in EMIS while ensuring that the project develops the systems and processes that the states can collect, analyze, report and utilize education data for planning and quality assurance purpose. Reports to the Chief of Party

Position Requirements

  • MSC in Mathematics/Statistics with 7 years EMIS experience or PhD in Mathematics/Statistics with 4 years EMIS experience
  • 7 years’ Experience designing and conducting education census
  • 5 years’ Experience in teaching
  • Versatile in use of statistical software (to be tested)
  • Superb ICT skills (to be tested)

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

 

Job Title: Deputy Director, Finance and Administration

Location: Yola
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Closing Date: April 19, 2019
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Deputy Director Finance and Administration will manage all aspects of the financial and administrative procedures of the project.
  • S/he will be in charge of all financial reports and supports the CoP with ensuring compliance with financial and administrative matters of the project.
  • S/he report to the Chief of Party

Position Requirements

  • BSc Accounting/Banking and Finance. A post graduate degree will be an advantage
  • Certified Accountant
  • 7 years’ Experience managing financial unit of USAID projects
  • Grant management experience for USAID projects
  • Experience in the use of financial accounting software (to be tested)
  • Experience in project audits
  • Experienced in managing finance and admin staff of projects
  • Knowledge of USAID financial regulations
  • Good trainer
  • Accounting skills will be tested
  • ICT skills will be tested

 

Job Title: Communications Manager

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Communications Manager will manage all project communications both electronic and print as well as be responsible for all press evens.
  • S/he will be in charge of ensuring standards and adherence to USAID branding and marking plan. The position holder reports to the Chief of Party.

Position Requirements

  • BA in English, Mass communication or related field
  • 5 years’ experience managing project communications
  • Excellent writing skills (to be tested)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good oratory skills
  • Experience developing success stories
  • Experience as a press person
  • Experience editor of print and or electronic media
  • Good editing skills
  • Great ICT skills to be tested
  • Teaching experience will be an added advantage

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

 

Job Title: Education Management Information System Specialist

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Duration: Three (3) Years
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment

Summary of Position

  • The Education Management Information System Specialist will report to the EMIS deputy director and be responsible for working directly with state partners and through hands on mentoring and capacity development, improve their data management skills and knowledge to improve education data administration within the target states

Position Requirements

  • B.Sc in Mathematics/Statistics with 7 years EMIS experience or
  • MSC in Mathematics/Statistics with 4 years EMIS experience
  • 5 years’ Experience designing and conducting education census
  • 3 years’ Experience in teaching
  • Versatile in use of statistical software (to be tested)
  • Superb ICT skills (to be tested)

Description of Benefits:

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

 

 

Job Title: Security Advisor

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 3 years

Summary of Position

  • The Security Advisor will provide overall guidance and direction for all security matters that the project staff will likely encounter.
  • S/he will also be responsible for security of staff both local and international while ensuring security of training venues and travel to sites.
  • The position holder reports to the Chief of Party.

Position Requirements

  • BSc in Sociology and other Social Sciences with 5 years’ experience managing project security
  • MSC in security studies plus 2 years’ experience managing project security
  • At least 5 years’ experience in security profession
  • Retired military/police and or other security service
  • Experienced in the north east security field
  • Knowledge and experience of security equipment
  • Good understanding of child and women rights matters
  • Good network within Nigerian security profession
  • Good ICT Skills to be tested

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

Deadline: 19th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and References to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng

Note

  • The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status.

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