AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA JOB RECRUITMENT (12 POSITIONS)



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.


We are recruiting to fill the position below:


1) Job Title: Access to Finance Specialist

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Finance.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the financial and administrative procedures of the project.
  • Provide support to ensure rapid access to finance by beneficiaries.
  • Manages day to day finance operations as per AUN/GIZ policies, procedures and systems.
  • Reviewing accounts payable documents for proper accuracy and completeness.
  • Completes donor financial reporting, track spending, and support AUN Finance unit.
  • Provides updated monthly cost reports and draft quarterly financial reports and monthly ad hoc reports on financial status of project expenses and budget information.
  • Works closely with the AUN Finance to ensure reconciliation of monthly expense reports, and respond to any inquiries they may have.
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the Project Director.

Position Requirements

  • B.Sc in Accounting/Banking and Finance. A Postgraduate Degree will be an advantage
  • Certified Accountant
  • 7 years experience managing financial/Grants unit of GIZ and/or USAID projects
  • Experience in the use of financial/accounting and audit software.

Description of Benefits

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

Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019


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


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Note

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


2) Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Mubi South, Adamawa
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Department: Atiku Center – Program.
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of agriculture within scope of the project.
  • Involve in community mobilization, targeting and tracking distribution of agriculture.
  • Conduct regular field visits to farms and update project activities in the field.
  • Attend agricultural meetings with partners and stakeholders in the field.
  • Support in Observation and inspect of project demo farms, farmer’s crops and soils.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Agricultural Engineering, Farm Management or other related field.
  • At least minimum of 2 years’ experience in agriculture focused projects.
  • Good level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
  • Fluent in Local languages and English.

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

Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019.


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


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Note

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


3) Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Mubi North, Adamawa
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Department: Atiku Center – Program.
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of agriculture within scope of the project.
  • Involve in community mobilization, targeting and tracking distribution of agriculture.
  • Conduct regular field visits to farms and update project activities in the field.
  • Attend agricultural meetings with partners and stakeholders in the field.
  • Support in Observation and inspect of project demo farms, farmer’s crops and soils.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Agricultural Engineering, Farm Management or other related field.
  • At least minimum of 2 years’ experience in agriculture focused projects.
  • Good level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
  • Fluent in Local languages and English.

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

Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here 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


Click here for more information
Note

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


4) Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Maiha LGA, Adamawa
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Department: Atiku Center – Program.
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months

Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of agriculture within scope of the project.
  • Involve in community mobilization, targeting and tracking distribution of agriculture.
  • Conduct regular field visits to farms and update project activities in the field.
  • Attend agricultural meetings with partners and stakeholders in the field.
  • Support in Observation and inspect of project demo farms, farmer’s crops and soils.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Agricultural Engineering, Farm Management or other related field.
  • At least minimum of 2 years’ experience in agriculture focused projects.
  • Good level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
  • Fluent in Local languages and English.

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

Application Closing Date

18th November, 2019.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: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


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Note

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


5) Job Title: Agric Service Specialist

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Program.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Counsel and advice farmers on farm cultivation, fertilization and harvesting.
  • Conduct research and implement new technology and practices.
  • Periodically analyze agricultural data and prepare reports.
  • Support the PD in liaising with relevant government agencies and other stake holders.
  • Promote understanding and cooperation between government regulatory agencies and farmers.
  • Observe and inspect project demo farms, farmer’s crops and soils.
  • In consultation with the PD, make presentations to farmers on farm management best practice.
  • Respond to requests from farmers and stake holders.
  • Draft periodic reports on completion of project activities and inputs to the PD.
  • Day-to-day liaising with the PD on updates on progress and problems as they arise.
  • Represent the PD and/or the Project in the absence of the PD as required.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Agricultural Economics, Agronomy or any other related field.
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in agriculture focused projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of agriculture value chain.
  • Good level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
  • Fluent in Local languages and English.

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


Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here 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


Click here for more information
Note

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


6) Job Title: Office Assistant

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Finance/Admin.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

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 approved by the Project.

Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (docs) 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


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Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



7) Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Finance
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

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;
  • Keep petty cash funds in safe and provide periodic petty cash report.
  • Raising of Payment Vouchers/Petty Cash Vouchers
  • Day to day bank liaison and general finance and Admin duties
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • BSc in Accounting/Banking and Finance with 3 years project experience
  • Grant management experience for USAID projects
  • Experience in the use of financial accounting software
  • Experience in project finance, audit and project banking
  • Knowledge of USAID financial regulations and ICT skills.

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


Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here 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


Click here for more information
Note

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


8) Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure the consistency of M&E tools, indicators and methodologies for data management and analysis across project states as appropriate.
  • Lead the implementation of data quality controls and annual data quality assessments to ensure the integrity of project data.
  • Coordinate the implementation of program assessments and evaluations including baseline, annual, and end line assessments.
  • Coordinate and lead needs assessments to inform new or adapted programming.
  • Promote learning and assist state team on documenting and implementing lessons learned.
  • Lead project assessments, evaluations and design including development of survey protocols
  • Coordinate and conduct annual learning assessments in collaboration with team leads.
  • Support the elaboration of success stories and case studies based on intended audience.
  • Any other task as may be assigned by the CoP.

Position Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in a field related to International Development, Research or Social Sciences or equivalent relevant experience and Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent planning, organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), IMS etc.
  • Strong experience in conducting assessments and surveys

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


Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here 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


Click here for more information
Note

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


9) Job Title: Team Leader/Capacity Development Specialist

Location:
 Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Program.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the efficiency and management of Office Operations and timely delivery of programs support.
  • Ensures compliance to all work ethics, resources management and provide exemplary leadership.
  • Coordinate timely programs reporting working with officers and other specialists.
  • Organize and oversee the implementation of the project training/capacity building, in line with the priorities identified by the project and partner institutions.
  • Ensure the inclusion and consistency of capacity development plans in the overall project work plan and deliverables.
  • Identify and organize collaborative partnership with trainers/consultant or capacity development experts, including professionals from GIZ programs, to meet the demand and objectives of the project.
  • Facilitate the network of capacity building experts on training and mentoring, in consultation with the Project Director.
  • Ensure coherence and synergies of the project’s intervention with the overall strategy of JSR in terms of capacity building and high performance.
  • Initiate, lead and follow relevant partnerships with Ministry of Agriculture, AADP and GIZ, in order to support and pursue sustainable trainings for the targeted departments/units.
  • Ensure the sharing of experiences and dissemination of good practice in capacity development.
  • Design and develop training modules to support and respond to project needs.
  • Develop a range of specific sustainable training on Agricultural produce value addition and emerging markets approaches and strategies.
  • Coordinate/align training modules to direct beneficiaries of the project “learning by doing”;
  • Organize, implement and monitor other capacity utilization programs especially coaching and mentoring.

Position Requirements

  • MA/MS in Pure and or Social Sciences and years’ experience in project management,
  • 3 years’ experience managing office and people management.
  • Great communication and report writing skills.
  • Have experience in the development of training materials and delivering trainings.
  • Average knowledge of project finance and procurement processes.
  • Excellent knowledge of agriculture value chain.
  • High level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
  • Fluent in Local languages and English.

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


Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here 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


Click here for more information
Note

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


10) Job Title: Logistics Assistant/Driver

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Finance/Admin
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months


Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:

  • In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Driver is in charge of driving staff to various destinations as authorized.
  • Provide logistics and administrative support to staff during workshop.
  • 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 PD/Administrator of Grants and Contracts.
  • Ensure vehicle movement log book is filled accurately, timely and regularly.
  • Report to the PD and Logistics Coordinator, accidents or issues with BRSA project vehicles.
  • Compliance with motor vehicle and travel policy of AUN and GIZ 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 GIZ and/or USAID policy on driving and vehicle usage is an advantage
  • Fulfil AUN Child Protection Policy 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 approved by the Project.


Application Closing Date
18th November, 2019


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here 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


Click here for more information


Note

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


11) Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/ Professor

Location: Yola, Adamawa State
Expected Starting Date: January 1, 2020
Departmenrt: Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance and General Management


Job Descriptions

  • AUN is seeking motivated Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance and General Management who will be responsible for teaching, research and community service as may be requested by the Dean of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • The candidates will contributes to preparing students to be applied, critical thinkers and problem solvers through innovative teaching and research.
  • Appointees will work closely with the Dean of the school in formulating and implementing course structures that would translate to effective teaching and learning of courses in line with the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria.

Job Requirements

  • PhD in Entrepreneurship, Management, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration is required
  • Knowledge and experience of the American Educational system is a MUST. American trained will be preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience in a graduate or undergraduate program or corporate training is required
  • Ability and experience teaching across disciplines (e.g. marketing, international business, Fintech, Business Analytics, Human Resources Management) is a plus

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Current knowledge of the relevant discipline
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students
  • Ability to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to deliver course outcomes and content through a variety of teaching/learning styles
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching
  • Respect for students and a genuine interest in their learning
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to student inquiries
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues
  • Proven experience and success in teaching in a variety of delivery formats, including face-to-face, online, and blended technologies is preferred.
  • Ability to use variety of tools and technologies in the classroom.

Application Closing Date
21st November, 2019.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to the “Dean, School of Business” via: sbe@aun.edu.ng using the Job title” as the subject of the email.




12) Job Title: Professor of Economics

Location: Yola

Job Descriptions

  • AUN is seeking a motivated Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor of Economics who will be responsible for teaching, research and community service as may be requested by the Dean.
  • The candidate contributes to preparing students to be applied, critical thinkers and problem solvers through innovative teaching and research.
  • S/he will work closely with the Dean of the school in formulating and implementing course structures that would translate to effective teaching and learning of courses in line with the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria.
  • Asides the teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate is also expected to contribute to the department’s

Job Requirements

  • The post-holder will possess a PhD in Economics from a reputable university, specializing in econometrics and be able to teach at least three of the following subjects: Mathematical Economics, Statistics & Probability, Game Theory, Environmental Economics, Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, and Money & Banking.
  • The candidate should have experience teaching students how to conduct empirical research using statistical software packages such SPSS, Eviews, Stata, or SAS. Preference will be given to candidate who can demonstrate excellence as classroom instructors and as supervisors of student research projects.
  • Candidates should possess a strong record of academic publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with career stage. International experience is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required. The right candidate must have a strong command of spoken and written English.

Application Closing Date
20th November, 2019.

Interview Date

TBD


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to “Dr. Wasiq Khan, Chair of the Economics Department” at the American University of Nigeria via: wasiq.khan@aun.edu.ng using the Job title” as the subject of the email

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