American University of Nigeria Fresh Jobs [3 Positions]

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2 Feb, 2017

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Education Jobs in Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa’s first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent’s critical social and economic problems.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Landscaping Supervisor
Location:
Yola
Department: Facilities Management

Summary of Position

  • The Landscaping Supervisor shall ensure and maintain a cleaner and healthier university environment.
  • The duties shall include but NOT limited to maintaining equipment and general gardening operations, supervise gardeners, groundkeepers and fumigators in performing everyday landscaping and pest control functions of all parts of the University in line with established policies and procedures.

Detailed Listening of Responsibilities

  • Shall prepare budgets, orders of supplies and keep daily reports.
  • Shall ensure adequate waste disposal takes place by keeping the environment clean.
  • Shall plan seasonal flowering planting and maintenance schedules.
  • Carry out instructions as per requirements of keeping AUN environment presentable at all times.
  • Supervise Gardeners, Ground keepers & Fumigators in performing everyday landscape and pest control functions of all parts of the University.
  • Make Schedule of activities and duty rosters for the unit’s workforce as per the annual plan.
  • Supervise the activities of the Gardeners, Ground keepers & Fumigators by assigning work to them in the various parts of the university that need routine maintenance and oversee execution of the same.
  • Shall inspect the job of the gardeners to ensure that;
  • Flowers are kept in good condition
  • Grass, Weeds, Shrubs, Bushes and Hedges do not exceed the required level
  • Trees and flowers beds are hygienic and sanitized regularly
  • Ensure that gardeners are familiar with the required care standards and regulations governing the job.
  • Supervises the gardeners to ensure that they;
  • Plant flowers and trees at approved areas of the university which would help improve ambience and neatness of the university.
  • Water, fertilize, transplant, and prune flowers and plants around the University premises.
  • Use fumigation by chemical and bio interventions to control insects, disease, and weeds.
  • Put down mulch, such as wood chips or peat moss, to control weeds and maintain soil moisture.
  • Maintain lawns and grounds by organizing trimming, fertilization, watering, and transplanting activities.
  • Use the appropriate tools like hoes, rakes, spades and even power tools to ensure that the University remains neat and tidy not bushy.
  • Oversee maintenance of watering systems as available.
  • Maintain and repair their tools and equipment.
  • Shall perform any other duty as assigned or delegated by the Unit Head
  • Oversee Fumigation Exercise across all properties of AUN
  • Oversee the plants in AUN nursery
  • Conduct vermiculture, composting and other initiatives which keep AUN ground fertile without use of chemical fertilizer.
  • Take initiatives for the reduction of water usage in AUN for landscaping activities

Requirements for the Position

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Horticulture with three (3) years’ experience or a National Diploma with Six(6) years’ experience  from a reputable institution.
  • Should be able to assimilate techniques and concepts of sustainable landscaping, water conservation, soil protection, rehabilitation and irrigation etc
  • Functional English oral and written communication skills.
  • Functional Hausa communication skills

Other Requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Should have IT skills in Microsoft office with inclination in Excel to utilize computer technology to prepare reports, access data and maintain records
  • Attention to detail
  • Be respectful, demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Decision making skills
  • Effective English writing, verbal, presentation and listening communications skills
  • Effective negotiation and mediation skills
  • Ability to plan and coordinate multiple diverse tasks simultaneously.

Description of Benefits

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

Application Closing Date: 3rd February, 2017.

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.

 

Job Title: Instructor and Assistant Professor
Location: Yola
Department: School of Law

Job Descriptions

  • The School of Law of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), located in Yola, Adamawa State of Nigeria, is seeking exceptionally qualified and experienced candidates for academic positions.
  • We invite applications to fill four (4) full-time contract-based faculty positions in the categories of Instructors and Assistant Professors to commence July 1 2017.

Summary of position

  • In addition to teaching responsibilities, these positions will also require the publication of high-quality legal scholarship and effective participation in law faculty committees, the AUN law clinic, the AUN Moot Court and the AUN Access to Justice Programs.
  • Candidates with strong professional connections to the Nigerian Bar and legal community who can mentor students and promote externship and career opportunities for them will be viewed favorably.

Requirements for the Position

  • Candidates must hold at least the LL.M degree from an accredited University and Bar membership in Nigeria, and a terminal doctoral degree in law for higher ranks.
  • The ideal candidates will have some experience in legal practice, excellent written and oral communications skills, proficiency in ICT, a strong commitment to legal scholarship, and a high degree of professionalism in all aspects of lawyering.
  • Some exposure to the US or comparable legal system or law school system will be added advantage.
  • The AUN School of Law is a private, not-for-profit institution, with a strong commitment to public interest, practical and clinical education, and advancing social justice through the law.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary is commensurate with applicant’s qualifications and experience and conform to the existing conditions of employment at AUN.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and CV’s highlighting their qualifications and teaching interests, resume, a writing sample (preferably a peer-reviewed publication), and a list of references to: [email protected]

 

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Law and HOD, Private & Business Law
Location
: Yola
Department: School of Law

Summary of position

  • The School of Law of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), is seeking exceptionally qualified and experienced candidates for academic position, to teach required law courses in private, commercial and corporate; labor and real estate law, among others. The position is full-time contract-based and will commence July 1, 2017.

Job Description

  • The person for this position must be a skilled teacher, clinical supervisor and an experienced attorney in the areas of private and business law.
  • The successful candidate will display excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated knowledge and experience with a variety of lawyering and teaching methods and outstanding lawyering skills. In addition to clinical supervision, the position is responsible for teaching outside the clinics, subject to the needs of AUN.
  • This position will also require the publication of high-quality legal scholarship and effective participation in law faculty committees, the AUN law clinic, the AUN Moot Court and the AUN Access to Justice Programs.
  • Furthermore, as head of the AUN law clinic, the position will oversee all aspects of clinic management, including curriculum design and client intake. Candidates with strong professional connections to the Nigerian Bar and legal community who can mentor students and promote externship and career opportunities for them will be viewed favorably.

Requirements for the position

  • Candidates must hold a terminal doctoral degree in law from an accredited University and Bar membership in Nigeria.
  • The ideal candidate will have some experience in legal practice, excellent written and oral communications skills, proficiency in ICT, a strong commitment to legal scholarship, and a high degree of professionalism in all aspects of lawyering.
  • Exposure to the US or comparable legal or law school systems will be an advantage.
  • The AUN School of Law is a private, not-for-profit institution, with a strong commitment to public interest, practical and clinical education, and advancing social justice through the law.

Description of Benefits
Salary is commensurate with applicant’s qualifications and experience and conform to the existing conditions of employment at AUN.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their cover letters highlighting their qualifications and teaching interests, resume, a writing sample (preferably a peer-reviewed publication), and a list of references to: [email protected] the position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

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