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 American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for an Executive Assistant. This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
Department: School of Arts and Science
Opening Date: 2nd March, 2016
Closing Date: 16th March, 2016
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Executive Assistant to the Dean, School of Arts and Science is charged with the responsibility of providing high-level administrative support in accordance with AUN Policies and Procedures, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions which include but are not limited to preparing correspondence, travels, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. The Executive Assistant shall also relieve the Dean of administrative detail by coordinating work flow within the department, setting up "tickler" system and setting up an "exception reporting" system to handle routine tasks without supervision. Also, the Executive Assistant shall routinely re-order office supplies.
Other requirements, abilities for the position:
Description of Benefits:
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to firstname.lastname@example.org 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