• Career Opportunities at American University of Nigeria (AUN)

  • Posted on: 15 October, 2015 Deadline: 21 October, 2015
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  • 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.

    Network Engineer

     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    A network engineer is to monitor the cabling structure and devices within the AUN network; ensuring proper functionality of entire system. The network engineer also creates and sets up ways in which the network can be configured and managed. This person will help implement, troubleshoot, analyze, and maintain networks in line with stipulated policies and procedures.

    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from a recognized tertiary institution
    • Minimum of 1 (one) year post NYSC experience working as a network personnel
    • Certifications: MCSE, CCNA etc.
    • Advanced knowledge of cabling structured network.
    • Operating Systems knowledge: Windows, Cisco IOS, Linux family
    • Hands-on experience implementing and administrating Cisco network equipment: switches, routers, firewalls, network protocols, VoIP., Wireless Access Points and WLAN Controllers
    • Demonstrable level of competence including:
    • A thorough understanding of the network technology and protocols
    • A practical level of experience implementing and administrating common
    • TCP/IP-based and other services
    • Working knowledge of common network monitoring and security utilities
    • Troubleshooting focused on determining hardware vs. software, network vs. application/systems
    • Ability to prioritize and multitask
    • Strong analytical abilities and professional office experience needed.
    • Willingness to learn new technologies and maintain industry knowledge
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to lift, carry, and move network equipment and other ancillary equipment.
    • Possess high level interpersonal communication skills

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

    • Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
    • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy confidentiality.

    Description of Benefits:

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

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    IT Engineer

     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    The IT Engineer assists students, faculty and staff to maintain, repair and configure laptops and desktops. IT Engineer is responsible for general maintenance of University’s desktops and laptops in line with stipulated policies and procedures.

    Position Requirements:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline from a recognized tertiary institution.
    • Minimum of 1 (one) year post NYSC experience working as an IT personnel
    • Advanced knowledge of university supported applications.
    • Ability to learn and support new technologies.
    • Possess high level interpersonal communication skills.
    • Working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate)
    • Certifications in MCSE, CCNA and others are preferable.

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

    • Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
    • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy confidentiality.

    Description of Benefits:

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

    Method of Application

    Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to recruitment@aun.edu.ng 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. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.americanuniversitynigeria.org

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