Human Resources Officer, Permanent Administrative Assistant Job Vacancies at The American University of Nigeria, Yola (

These positions are local and open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Job Title: Human Resources Officer (Benefits)
Department: Human Resources & Planning


The HR Officer (Benefits) must have a clear understanding of university’s objectives and be able to devise and implement policies which select, develop and retain the right staff needed to meet these objectives. The HR Officer (Benefits) is charged with the responsibility of implementing and administering benefits for employees of the University. This includes the issuance of corporate lines, enrolment in Health Insurance Programs, administering pension, tracking leaves as well as paying out leave grants to eligible staff to mention a few. The position shall report directly to the Coordinator Recruitment & General Administration.

Vacancy Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree preferred from Finance or Business Management and three to five years of human resource experience.
Knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, tax and local law.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations.
Experience with MS-Office.

Other requirements, abilities for the job position:

Good time management and organizational skills.
Able to work under stress to meet tight deadlines and handling multiple tasks.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information.
Able to handle confidential information appropriately
Self-motivated, independent and proactive.

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

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Department: Human Resources & Planning

The Administrative Assistant contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of Office of the Deputy Director by performing a wide variety of administrative support services, ranging from complex to routine, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the office of the Deputy Director. Work in the Deputy Director’s office includes the handling of a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously, assisting in the timely, accurate preparation and distribution of meetings agendas and special events and organizing special events as required by the Deputy Director.

Vacancy Requirements:

A Bachelor degree, at least 3 years' 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.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
Knowledge of standard office policies and procedures.
Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Skill in typing/word processing and use of personal computer/software.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy confidentiality
Knowledge of applicable university policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the organizational structure and operation of AUN departments and units.
Description of Benefits:
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

Application Method
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

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, and marital status.

Deadline: 19th March 2014

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