Ongoing Graduate Recruitment at The American University of Nigeria (AUN) – UPDATED

Posted on :

10 Jan, 2017

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Accounting Jobs in Nigeria, Graduate 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.

The University offers an American – style education modelled after the curriculum of American universities with corresponding approaches to teaching and students assessment. The first entering class of 124 students and 20 professors was enrolled in September 2005. In ten years, AUN is fast becoming a model for other universities in Nigeria and West Africa.

Job Title:  Sales and Marketing Officer

Position Overview: should be responsible for distributing AUN Hotel information and providing tour information for guests and visitors in an effort to book, preview or sell a promotional package, facilities and outlets. The Sales and Marketing Officer provides leadership and support to all members of the hotel as team, implements and enforces the AUN Hotel Standards of Excellence in all areas supervised.


  • Promotes the hotel exclusive new luxury outlets through face to face guests.
  • Sells outlets promo packages to qualified hotel guests.
  • Interacts with hotel guests on a daily basis by offering them the opportunity to learn more about the hotel’s new property through booking/scheduling previews and tours.
  • Provides customer/concierge services to all guests projecting a professional company image.
  • Assists in the implementation and tracking of current and future marketing programs, according to the standards of professionalism adhered to by the AUN Hotel.
  • Be aware of duty of care and adhere to occupational, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Promote conference and banqueting sales.
  • Business forecast and sales revenue profile of the hotel.
  • Liaise with events managers on AUN hotel business concepts.
  • Organize events and promo for the hotel.
  • Do daily and monthly banquet events forecast.

Position Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and 1-2 years hospitality experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule throughout the week including regular weekend responsibilities.
  • Must have a polished and professional appearance with a positive attitude
  • Ability to accept rejection in a proactive manner.
  • Self-motivated.

Job Title:  Mathematics Teacher

The Mathematics Teacher will be charged with the responsibility of helping students understand Mathematics and additional computational aspects of learning mathematics 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.

Position Requirements:

  • A good first degree in mathematics or any science related discipline from a recognized tertiary institution. A master’s degree would be a plus.
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience teaching mathematics.
  • 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 the mathematics 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.

Job Title:  Bridge Program Academic Advisor

The Bridge Program Academic Advisor is charged with the responsibility of assessing student needs, goals, interests and prior academic experiences in order to guide students in the design and implementation of a successful academic plan. The position will play a key role in the implementation of the bridge program by providing the needed liaison between faculty, courses and the students enrolled in the program. The incumbent shall monitor and evaluate student’s academic performance via Canvas and other designated methods with a view to developing the much needed academic excellence consistent with the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria.

Position Requirements:

  • A good first degree in any arts or social science(s) discipline from a recognized tertiary institution. A master’s degree would be a plus.
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience working with college students or young adults in an academic or career services counseling capacity.
  • Sound understanding of academic advising and student development theory, and success in working collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and students.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, administrators and other staff members
  • Ability to make balanced judgments and decisions
  • Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Attentive listening skills

JOB TITLE:  Infant & Toddler Caregivers

The Infant & Toddler Caregiver is responsible for delivering a high quality program for children; in accordance to the Centers guidelines. The position is charged with the responsibility of maintaining a detailed record of each child’s progress.
Position Requirements:

  • At least a SSCE /high school cert or its equivalent.
  • Provide quality, nurturing care to infants and toddlers enrolled in the program.
  • Maintain effective, working relationships with children, parents, and staff.
  • One year of experience in an early childhood program serving infants and toddlers.
  • Must have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with very young children.
  • Communicate effectively with infants, toddlers, their parents, and other staff.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:
Demonstrate genuine and love and fondness for children

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


Job Title:  Account Clerk

The Account Clerk is responsible for performing accounting and routine administrative functions for the Abuja Office as well as duties involved in processing and maintaining vital records, voter registration and election information.
Position Requirements:

  • Must possess a Diploma in accounting or related business field.
  • Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and maintaining general ledgers
  • Experience in completion of bookkeeping and office administration procedures, coursework combined with related financial and administrative experience.
  • Equivalencies will be considered.
  • Must have proven experience in accounts receivable and proficiency in MS-Office.
  • Possession of a higher educational qualification in accounting will be considered in lieu of work experience.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial and payroll information
  • Confidentiality concerning financial files
  • The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
  • be honest and trustworthy
  • be respectful
  • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • be flexible
  • demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Ability to initiate and maintain warm and friendly working relationship

Job Title: Market Analyst

The Market Analyst is responsible for surveying parents and students preferences concerning choice of colleges and programs with a view to establishing positive internal and external University and marketing relationships with various AUN markets and audiences. The incumbent will be able to analyze qualitative data, trends, strategies and competition aiming at increasing competitiveness in AUN’s recruitment and marketing strategies.
Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing, Statistics, Mass Communication, Sociology or any other Social Sciences discipline Major from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience working in same or similar position
  • Basic knowledge of graphic design software
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and computer knowledge (web base recruitment strategies will serve as a plus).
  • IT-compliant with above average knowledge of the internet and computer operations especially MS Suite and other applications
  • Exhibit qualities such as responsible, experienced, creative, articulate, resourceful, and a responsive team player who can work under pressure.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions to enhance organizational effectiveness;

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Proven market research analysis experience
  • Ability to interpret large amounts of data and to multi-task
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, SAS or similar), databases and MS Office
  • Search engines, web analytics and business research tools acumen
  • Adequate knowledge of data collection methods (polls, focus groups, surveys etc.)
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking

How to Apply
Use the email(s) below to apply.

The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  15th January 2017

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, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status.

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