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  • Posted on: 16 January, 2017 Deadline: 20 January, 2017
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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.

    Sound Engineer

     

    Department: Events and Publications

    Summary of Position

    • The Sound Engineer identify the sound requirements for a given events/activities and provide support as may be required.
    • He/She is required to assemble, operate and maintain the technical equipment used for live event in line with the established standards and procedures of the American University of Nigeria Events and Publications department.

    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, and Sound Engineering.
    • Three years’ post NYSC experience working in same or similar position
    • Possess requisite experience with AV and Video technologies and usage
    • Good working knowledge of AV practices and procedures, as well as AV set-up and staging.
    • Great ability and willingness to work under stress and extended hours, including weekends and public holidays. In addition, must be willing to travel outside Yola (Michika, Mubi, etc) as may be assigned.
    • Manual Dexterity: Must be able to provide examples of use of hand & power tools and other related mechanical/electrical equipment.
    • Must demonstrated evidence of utilizing safe work practices.
    • Strong teamwork and communication skills are a must.
    • Working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft applications.

    Other Requirements, Abilities for the position:

    • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
    • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
    • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
    • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

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

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    E+Teacher, Writing Center

     

    Department: School of Arts and Sciences

    Summary of Position

    • The E+Teacher Writing Center will be saddled with the responsibility of helping students understand English, speak it and be able to write and read it.
    • The duties will range from encouraging a learning experience that provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential and the preparation of course work, planning of classes and the marking of work handed in.
    • On top of this the personnel will also set targets for his/her pupils and monitor progress towards its achievement within the context of established policies and procedures of the University.

    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in English Language from a recognized tertiary institution plus two (2) to three (3) years’ experience teaching English Language.
    • Strong English grammar and reading skills
    • Strong critical thinking skills
    • Demonstrate skills in using Microsoft Office Packages
    • Must possess excellent communication skills.
    • Must be flexible enough to adapt to changing circumstances at workplace

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

    • Flexibility to adjusting to new situations and/or changes
    • Passion for the English language and teaching
    • Proactivity in the work environment
    • Working efficiently and continuously with a positive attitude.
    • Highly developed communication skills
    • Ability to meet set deadlines
    • Flexibility with time as completing certain tasks might involve working overtime.
    • Good organizing skills and willingness to learn.
    • A good workplace ethics.

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

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    Generator Operator

     

    Department: Facilities Management

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    • Starts, synchronizes units, shares and  maintain balances load between running units
    • Sheds loads and maintain balance
    • Reads and records all instrument indications and adjusts control as required
    • Performs routine inspections and ensures serviceability and cleanliness of generators.
    • Operates any electrical generators needed to supply power on the job
    • Detects and reports improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual situations to proper supervision.
    • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
    • Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations.
    • Performing the required activities of the generator operator which includes the operation and performance monitoring of generators, maintenance records
    • Maximizing efficiency without degrading generator safety practices, environmental requirements or concerns or the long-term operation of the generators.

    Position Requirements:

    • At least a senior secondary school graduate with a minimum two years of full time work experience in the generator field, working in regular contact with generators.
    • Be basically familiar with at least three major diesel engine manufacturer’s products, at least one of which is Cummins, Mikano, or Caterpillar.
    • Effective English - verbal and written communication.

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

    • Working in shifts.
    • Ability to productively work independently and as an overall integral plant staff team member.
    • Ability to work extended hours if and when required.
    • Team spirit

    Description of Benefits:

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

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their Resumes, cover letters and references to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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