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  • Posted on: 9 August, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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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.

    Bridge Program Academic Advisor

     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    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 with a view to developing the much needed academic excellence consistent with the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria.

    Position Requirements:

    • A Bachelors’ degree in a related field from a recognized tertiary institution with a minimum of three (3) years experience (PGDM preferred) 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 collaboratively 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

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    Software Support Engineer

     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    The position is charged with the responsibility of supporting all information systems deployed at AUN through all planning, development and operation phases. Monitors, analyses, and solves application service requests. Installs, modifies, upgrades, and optimizes information systems.

    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field as well as two (2) years’ experience of User support (hardware or software or both).
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues relevant to OpenERP software modules including Finance, Admissions, Faculty, Students, HR, Library, and Works & Maintenance.
    • SQL Server databases, SQL, PostgreSQL, etc
    • Windows OS, Windows Server, LINUX (UBUNTU), UNIX
    • Web Administration knowledge
    • Advanced knowledge of AUN supported applications
    • Proven data analysis, data verification, and problem-solving abilities.

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

    • Ability to work cooperatively with a team to achieve results within set deadlines.
    • Set and convey clear goals and monitor progress.
    • Must possess the intellectual capacity to break down a problem or situation into its component parts, identifying implications, timeframes and sequences.
    • Ability to easily establish and build relationships with all stakeholders.
    • Good management skills. Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and business terms.
    • Must possess high level of enthusiasm and be a strong team player.
    • Attention to quality and detail.
    • Ability to work under pressure and on weekends to deliver time-sensitive projects.

    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.

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