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Job recruitment at the Atiku Institute for Development Initiatives (AIDIs) of the 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.

Atiku Institute for Development Initiatives (AIDIs) of the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates to fill in vacant position below in the Institute. The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

Job Title: Office Assistant

Location: Abuja
Nature of Employment: Fixed Term-Projects
Duration: One (1) Year (Renewable based on performance and funding)
Reporting Line: Report to the Senior Program Officer

Summary of Position

  • The Office Assistant will provide general administrative and clerical support for the project during trainings and workshops. S/he will also provide logistical support by arranging program logistics needs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support in the coordination of office management, activities and programs in project office.
  • Carry out filing of relevant materials and project documents.
  • Provide administrative support to program teams based in the project communities.
  • Tracking and ensuring participants in training events sign attendance.
  • Conducting and reporting pre-training venue inspections and work with hotel staff to prepare venues as required.
  • Coordinate transport of training equipment and materials to venues ready for use.
  • Tracking project pending actions, including following-up/reminding concerned staff.
  • Update project operations files and staff contact list.
  • Providing logistics and other support to program implementation
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Social, Business Management, Public Administration, or equivalents.
  • Minimum 2 years’ relevant work experience with an NGO.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs salary scale.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (doc) to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email

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Job Title: Office Assistant

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Nature of Employment: Fixed Term-Projects
Duration: One (1) Year (Renewable based on performance and funding)
Reporting Line: Report to the Senior Program Officer

Summary of Position

  • The Office Assistant will provide general administrative and clerical support for the project during trainings and workshops. S/he will also provide logistical support by arranging program logistics needs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support in the coordination of office management, activities and programs in project office.
  • Carry out filing of relevant materials and project documents.
  • Provide administrative support to program teams based in the project communities.
  • Tracking and ensuring participants in training events sign attendance.
  • Conducting and reporting pre-training venue inspections and work with hotel staff to prepare venues as required.
  • Coordinate transport of training equipment and materials to venues ready for use.
  • Tracking project pending actions, including following-up/reminding concerned staff.
  • Update project operations files and staff contact list.
  • Providing logistics and other support to program implementation
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Social, Business Management, Public Administration, or equivalents.
  • Minimum 2 years’ relevant work experience with an NGO.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs salary scale.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (doc) to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email

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Job Title: Driver

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Nature of Employment: Fixed Term-Projects
Duration: One (1) Year (Renewable based on performance and funding)
Reporting Line: Report to the Office Assistant

Summary of Position

  • The Driver will provide transportation services to AIDIs staff in a safe, courteous and timely manner
  • He will support the operational and technical aspects of the program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Driver is in charge of driving staff to various destinations.
  • Provide logistics and administrative support to staff during workshop.
  • Daily cleans vehicle and perform routine checks to ensure it has proper working tools.
  • Refuels vehicle using an approved fuel voucher and records this on the vehicle log sheet
  • Parks vehicle safely at designated place at the end of each working day not later than 6 pm, travels after 6pm must have prior approval of the VP/CEO.
  • Ensure vehicle movement log book is filled accurately, timely and regularly.
  • Report to the Supervisor and/or VP/CEO, accidents or issues involving AIDIs vehicles.
  • Compliance with motor vehicle and travel policy of AUN/AIDIs regulations.
  • Ensure vehicles have tool kit, jack, umbrella, first aid box, map, fire extinguishers etc.
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum requirement of SSCE and Trade Test is an added advantage.
  • At least 3-5 years working experience with International organization.
  • Must have valid class B driver’s license.
  • Certificate on professional driving and proficiency in Hausa is an added advantage.
  • Experience of donor policy on driving and vehicle usage is an advantage
  • Fulfil AIDIs Child Protection and PSEA Policies at all times to prevent children from all forms of child abuses.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs salary scale.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (doc) to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email

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Job Title: Literacy Teacher

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Nature of Employment: Fixed Term-Projects
Duration: One (1) Year (Renewable based on performance and funding)
Reporting Line: Report to the Senior Program Officer
Slots: 4 (2 Males; 2 Females)

Summary of Position

  • The Literacy Teacher on the AIDIs Feed and Read program, will provide and contribute to the teaching of Literacy and Numeracy under the direction of the Senior Program Officer in accordance with the national curriculum and using the appropriate syllabus, materials and schemes of work.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create lesson plan and utilize various curriculum resources
  • Organizing classes and taking responsibility for the progress of lessons
  • Evaluation and assessment of pupils’ work and report on pupil achievement and attainment in line with school policy
  • Provide weekly, quarterly, or yearly academic reports.
  • Maintain discipline whilst motivating pupils and facilitating their development to meet agreed targets.
  • Maintaining agreed records, including assessment and recording of pupils’ development.
  • Responsibility for health and safety in the classroom and in the school environment.
  • Take part in the school’s “life”, and pastoral and curricular activities outside of classes including those which take place at evenings and weekends.
  • Build and maintain co-operative relationships with both pupils and their parents/guardians
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • B.A in Education or Adult Education or any other related field. Or NCE with 3 years relevant teaching experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in working with INGO in education project.
  • PGD in education is an added advantage.
  • Experience in teaching adults and other vulnerable groups.
  • Excellent report writing skill (required and to be tested).
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and oral);
  • ICT skills (Required and to be tested)
  • Fulfil AIDIs Child Protection and PSEA Policies at all times to prevent pupils from all forms of abuses.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs salary scale.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (doc) to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email

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Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Yola, Adamawa State
Nature of Employment: Fixed Term-Projects
Duration: One (1) Year (Renewable based on performance and funding)
Reporting Line: Report to the Senior Finance and Admin Officer of AUN.

Summary of Position

  • The main duties of the finance assistant will be the management of cash and cash transactions for the AIDIs.
  • He/she will also be responsible for day to day bank liaison and general Finance Department office duties.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Managing of petty cash transaction;
  • Disbursing of funds to all participants during workshops;
  • Handling of cash payments to all vendors/Staff
  • Preparation of petty cash update and reports;
  • Weekly cash reconciliation and replenishment;
  • Scanning and filing financial documents into database and maintaining hard copies filling;
  • Review of payment documents in relation to payment checklist;
  • Frequent travel to activity /workshop location/ at LGA Level
  • Provide updated periodically petty cash reports
  • Keep checks paid in-use in safe and secure away
  • Keep petty cash funds in safe and secure away
  • Raising of Payment Vouchers/Petty Cash Vouchers
  • Day to day bank liaison and general finance department office duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • B.Sc Accounting, Business Admin, Management or related Field.
  • Minimum 1-year relevant work experience with an NGO.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs salary scale.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (doc) to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email

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Job Title: Senior Program Officer

Location: Abuja
Nature of Employment: Fixed Term-Projects
Duration: One (1) Year (Renewable based on performance and funding)
Reporting Line: Report to the Director-Programs

Summary of Position

  • The Senior Program Officer; will develop, review and monitor proposals and grants, explore avenues to secure donor fundings for the AIDI. The position also contributes to the Institute’s on-going interest in maintaining an efficient, smooth-running grants/donor funding process.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify and develop proposals, including conceptual, methodological, operational, evaluative and financial aspects.
  • In consultation with Director-Programs, develop, monitor, manage and evaluate research projects.
  • Liaise with program colleagues in Yola office on issues of project development and management.
  • Provide support and backstopping for assigned programs, ensuring all program objectives and goals are met in compliance with AIDIs and donor regulations.
  • Support project directors with implementation and reporting
  • Monitor AIDIs projects performances and escalate issues noted.
  • Review project progress reports (monthly, quarterly, annual, etc.) to ensure quality, and work with supervisor and field team to revise target goals if necessary.
  • Serve as the AIDIs main point of contact in Abuja for Govt Agencies, organizations and institutions.
  • Analyze AIDIs projects expenditures against budget, and coordinate with relevant department/staff on invoicing of clients.
  • Analyze work plans against project deliverables.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences
  • At least 10 years’ project management experience at mid leadership position
  • Experience working with international, National and State level partners
  • Experience in proposal development
  • Experience in managing education, livelihood and health related projects.
  • Excellent report writing skill (to be tested).
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and oral);
  • Superb ICT skills (to be tested)

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs salary scale.

Deadline: 18th December, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (doc) to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email

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Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • 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. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng.

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