American University of Nigeria: Ongoing Recruitment [2 Positions]

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3 Jul, 2017

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Administrative Jobs in 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.This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria. We are seeking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
: Yola, Adamawa
Department: School of Law
Summary of Position

  • The Administrative Assistant contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the American University of Nigeria School of Law by providing administrative and clerical services in an effective and efficient manner.
  • He/She shall maintain confidential records, files, comprehensive records on budget expenditures for the Dean; assist in the timely, accurate preparation and distribution of meetings agendas and special events.
  • The position is also expected to ensure that all staff,students,faculty and guests are treated in the most friendly, professional and diplomatic manner in order to ensure that a positive image of the school is ensured.
  • The incumbent shall report directly to the Dean.

Position Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree, at least 3 years’ secretarial/administrative experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Expert level competence with MS Office and database applications.
  • Experience preparing meeting agendas, minutes, letters and memos accurately.

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 standard office policies and procedures.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Skill in typing/word processing and use of personal computer/software.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy confidentiality
  • Knowledge of applicable university policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the organizational structure and operation of AUN departments and units.

Job Title: Office Assistant – School of Law
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: School of Law

  • The Office Assistant contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Dean’s Office and works closely with the Dean’s Office as the courier between the Dean’s Office and the faculty, and the wider university, and works flexibly in a developing office environment.
  • The position performs a wide variety of administrative support services, ranging from complex to routine, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the Dean’s Office.
  • Duties expected of the position include but are not limited to handling of a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously, assisting in the timely, accurate preparation and distribution of meetings agendas and special events.

Position Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of National Diploma (ND) or the equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 year experience in post secondary education administration required.
  • Experience in a professional setting.
  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office, database management experience required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English both oral and written.
  • Capacity to prioritize by assessing situations to determine urgency.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Must be detailed oriented, well organized and be able to handle multiple tasks at one time.
  • Data entry experience necessary.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager, clients, customers, and the general public.

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: before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.


  • 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.

Application Deadline  10th July, 2017.

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