The American University of Nigeria Job Recruitment Portal 2022 – How to Apply

The American University of Nigeria
The American University of Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria Job Recruitment Program 2022 – The American University of Nigeria is recruiting candidates suitable to fill the vacant positions in their organization. Interested candidates should kindly follow the descriptions listed below to apply.

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 positions below:

Job Title: Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship, School of Business and Entrepreneurship (SBE)

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Job Descriptions

  • The School of Business and Entrepreneurship of the American University of Nigeria seeks to appoint an inspirational researcher, teacher, and educational leader to a Visiting Professorship of Entrepreneurship for one year in the first instance.
  • With a Degree plus PhD, you will have experience developing networks in academia, business, and local government.
  • You will have a record of research and/or consultancy income generation.
  • You will also have successful teaching experience at the Higher Education level in Entrepreneurship and other relevant subject areas and excellent written and oral communication skills, which are essential for this role.
  • The position is generously sponsored in memory of Mary Ajoke Taiwo.
  • You will be an inspirational researcher, teacher, and educational leader in Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship, who can work with academic and professional colleagues to develop opportunities for income generation through research, knowledge exchange, consultancy, and short courses.
  • Additionally, you will contribute to teaching and supervision on undergraduate and postgraduate courses, in line with your subject expertise, including our growing PhD doctorate program.
  • Furthermore, the post offers the opportunity to contribute to the development of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hub together with AUN’s Atiku Institute.

Minimum Qualification

  • With a Degree plus Ph.D in Entrepreneurship or a relevant subject, you will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of publications in the subject area at the national and international level and a commitment to cross-disciplinary learning and research-based teaching.
  • We are looking for someone with a keen interest in new methods of pedagogical engagement suited to our diverse cohorts of students.
  • In addition, you will have experience in developing networks in academia, business, and local government and expertise in leading initiatives in student entrepreneurship and enterprise.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer – Protocol, Supply Chain and Logistics (PCT)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Descriptions

  • The officer is based in Maiduguri, Borno, and reports to the Chief of Party, the Officer will be responsible for managing routine administrative and support services for the smooth running of the office.
  • He will provide excellent logistics and protocol for the project and ensure that resources are efficiently utilized and operational costs are reduced.
  • He/S will implement and manage an effective system for transport and logistics in the School.
  • Ensure efficient use of drivers and pool vehicles. Responsible for arranging airport pick-ups, processing of vehicle papers, toll gate, overtime, and per diem. Keeping and updating required records and reports.
  • Suggest new vendors while managing existing relationships with service providers and develop and implement proposals for service improvement.
  • The Officer will also provide a liaison for the processing of visas and travel documents for staff on official trips, responsible for the processing of flight tickets in line with policy and processing payments, and follow up with Accounts on all payments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a  minimum of a University Degree or its equivalent in any related field with a minimum of 3-5 years’ administrative/logistics experience in managing service providers and travel desks will be an advantage.
  • Professional certification in a related field will be an added advantage, Communication skills, Interpersonal skills, organizing and planning skills, team leadership, and flexibility to work schedule.

Job Title: Senior Technical AdvisorOperation Research and Implementation Science (STA OR & IS)

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Job Descriptions

  • Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, the STAOR & IS will be responsible for the design and implementation of operational research to generate evidence, present the result in a way that can be easily understood, and ensure its utilization in program design and improvement.
  • S/he will also be responsible for catalyzing interest in operation research and implementation science across the three focal states of the ACEBAY project.
  • The STA will work closely with the Deputy Chief of Party/Director Technical (DCOP.DT) and Director Monitoring & Evaluation (DME).
  • The STA will coordinate and facilitate the mobilization of GON, tertiary and research institutions, and partners to mobilize resources, develop, and implement research agenda on TB-HIV and other public health issues within Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe (BAY) states.

Minimum Qualifications  

  • Candidates must possess a Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related field is required.
  • At least 6 years of experience in public health-related research and at least three publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Proficiency in the use of data analytic tools e.g. STATA, SPSS, R-Studio, SAS, NVivo, etc is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in the design and implementation of operation research and economic evaluations
  • Working technical knowledge and experience in all components of the HIV/AIDSprogram including prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, PMTCT HIV/TB, OVCs as well as cross[1]cutting areas like HSS, Gender, etc.
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of technology and other innovations to facilitate data collection, analysis, and visualization.
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills and ability to work well in a team.

Competencies

  • Technical Skills: Strong experience in HIV-TB and other public health programs, experience in designing, conducting, and reporting research.
  • Ability to translate findings into policy and practice, and strong skills in the drafting manuscripts:
  • Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations.
  • Consistently works within internal processes, and procedures and should have strong interpersonal and team[1]building skills.
  • Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences.
  • The candidate is expected to have the ability to problem-solve difficult issues, multitask with ease, adapt to frequently changing priorities, and have strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer (ATO), Prevention Care and Treatment

Locations: Maiduguri, Borno and Yola, Adamawa

Job Descriptions

  • Reports to the Senior Technical Officer and with the support of the Technical Officers, the Assistant Technical Officer (ATO) PCT will provide technical, programmatic, and laboratory support to implement high-quality HIV-TB services at the state, LGA, and Community levels.
  • The ATO will provide technical support to local implementing partners to ensure evidence[1]based identification of communities and hotspots, community entry process, and provision of quality targeted community-based HIV-TB services.
  • Similarly, the ATO will provide technical assistance to the local partner to ensure correct documentation and timely reporting of high-quality data and serve as a technical liaison with the ACEBAY state offices.
  • Support site-level staff (ad-hoc and GON) to conduct granular data analysis at the facility level to identify gaps, and develop and facilitate the implementation of the remediation plan. Also, Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of HIV/AIDS and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation.

Minimum Qualifications  

  • Candidates should possess a MB.BS / MD / Ph.D. or similar Degree with 1 to 3 years of relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with the provision of PMTCT, TB, and anti[1]retroviral therapy (ART) in resource-constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy, or another closely related field with 3-5 years relevant experience or BS/BA in Statistics, Microbiology, or other relevant degrees with 5 – 7 years’ relevant experience.
  • BS / BA in Statistics, Microbiology, or other relevant degrees with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable. Also, experience in PEPFAR HIV-TB programming is an added advantage

Competencies

  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting and project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation, including government and non[1]government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • A high degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, and well[1]developed computer and analytical skills.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Gender and Community Engagement (TO GCE)

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Job Descriptions

  • Reporting to the Senior Technical Officer (STA OR & IS), the Technical Officer Gender and Community Engagement will coordinate and lead community engagement and mobilization activities for the Project.
  • He/she will support the program teams and / or Senior Technical Officer through developing in-depth knowledge of local customs and culture in respective project sites and communities.
  • The TO will be responsible for implementing activities to increase community awareness and support the Senior Technical Advisor and program teams to enhance community participation and acceptability.
  • Coordinate the psycho-social support and community-based education programming, and also engages in community advocacy to raise community awareness.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Social Work, Community Development Studies, or relevant field. An Experience in community engagement on a donor-funded project and a minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience in community engagement / child protection.
  • Experience working with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Experience in Community Based programming and Child-Friendly Spaces, experience providing counseling services that are gender-sensitive and child friendly.
  • Experience in teaching is preferred, strong written and spoken English and Strong knowledge of a local language (Hausa) are desirable.
  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Word, Excel.

Competencies

  • Ability to support the application and distribution of training materials to selected beneficiaries, and support the establishment and strengthening of community-based mechanisms.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • A high degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, and well developed computer and analytical skills.
  • Provide support to parent groups and caregivers by organizing and leading sessions with parents on positive parenting practices.

Job Title: Finance and Administrative Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Descriptions

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Bomo State, and under the direction and technical supervision of the AHN HR Officer, the Finance and Admin Assistant will provide administrative and clerical services in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Tracking and ensuring participants in training events sign attendance and conducting and reporting pre-training venue inspections and working with hotel staff to prepare venues as required.
  • Coordinate transport of training equipment and materials to venues ready for use.
  • Update project operations files and staff contact list and provide logistics and other support to program implementation.
  • He/She shall maintain confidential records, files, comprehensive records on budget expenditures, and make a stationary requisition.
  • He will be responsible for organizing meetings and keeping records of the meetings.
  • He/S will coordinate daily financial tasks, Support the coordination of office management, activities, and programs in the project office.
  • Provide administrative support to program teams based in the project communities.
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Management or Finance with at least 3 years of 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.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOS is highly desirable.
  • Also, experience in USAID AND GIZ work is an added advantage.

Job Title: Human Resources Officer

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Job Descriptions

  • Under the direction and technical supervision of the AHNi Senior HR Officer, the HR Officer will provide operational support to implement effective functional Human Resources (HR) processes for AHNI Nigeria in team functional areas, including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation, HRIS, and training.
  • The HR Officer with support from AUN and AHNi HR Managers develops HR systems in assigned functional areas, e.g. Orientation Program, Recruitment Program, Benefits Program, etc. Institute/improve performance management systems for AUN and support the ACEBAY project to do the same and Institute/strengthen the HR accountability system.
  • Administer AUN Nigeria’s rewards and benefit systems. This includes salaries and bonuses plus employee benefits, such as pensions, life assurance, and medical insurance packages. Prepare personnel action records (PARS) for Finance action informing of any payroll additions and/or changes. These personnel actions include new hires, transfers, leavers, and other amendments to salaries and employee data in compliance with policy and payroll requirements.
  • Follow up on the timesheet and leave matters and maintain a thorough awareness of developments in labor laws and legislations and advise management accordingly.
  • Assist in coordinating and/or conducting training workshops to support field offices on such topics as supervisory skills, performance assessments, effective interviewing, etc. Perform other duties as assigned

Competencies

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance and report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Ability to intervene with all levels of staff, representatives of donors and collaborating agencies, individuals from diverse cultures, and the public with diplomacy and firmness.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods, and records management techniques. Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Working knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Nigerian labor/employee relations statutes, and capacity to apply them to AHNI Nigeria.

Minimum Qualifications  

  • Interested candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree  / BA Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent
  •  3 – 5 years of relevant experience.
  • M.Sc / MA Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years’ relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • A certified member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of the related bodies is required.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, AMERL

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Slots: 2 Openings

Job Descriptions

  • The Assistant Technical Officer, AMERL, under the supervision of the Senior Technical Officer, and with the support of the Technical Officers will support all M&E operations within the state and local partners at facility and community levels.
  • The ATO-AMERL will provide support for data management processes, implementation science, quality assurance and improvement, data use, and knowledge management.

Key Roles

  • Provide technical support to sites and local partners in the state to provide quality HIV-TB services, including data management.
  • Represents the M&E unit at various technical meetings as assigned
  • Support the documentation of lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to donor’s guidelines and standards
  • In liaison with the project’s office, STA M&E and STA PCT support the LPs and provide guidance on community / hotspot selection for targeted interventions.
  • Support routine data validation processes and reporting.
  • Conduct deep-dive analysis and develop data visualization models and forecasting to inform program strategies
  • Support the deployment of electronic medical records, data management packages, and relevant tools to facilitate M&E activities in the facility
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools
  • On a monthly basis, analyze state-level data and provide approved reports to State Office,
  • National Office, and local partners or other relevant parties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Interested candidates should possess MB.BS / MD / Ph.D. or similar Degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation with at least one-year relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Or MPH or MS / MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Or BS / BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring, and evaluation or in relevant Degree with 5 to 7 years of relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation.

Competencies

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically
  • project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision
  • A high degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Post NYSC graduate with a degree in Statistics, public health, or any related discipline
  • will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among

How to apply
interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications to: resumes@aun.edu.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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Applications should include:

  • A focused CV to include evidence of teaching quality (for example, recent evaluations and teaching awards or other recognition) and external engagement and student entrepreneurship experience,
  • A brief (one page) outline of your research activities and plans for the next three years.

Application Deadline

 1st June, 2022.

 

Note

  • As part of the selection process, you may be asked to present to the Business and Entrepreneurship members on your teaching and research or teaching and scholarship.
  • 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, or marital status.

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