American University of Nigeria Job Vacancy for Administrative Assistant April 2014 ( )

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a Permanent Administrative Assistant. This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Job Title:  Administrative Assistant (Advising & Retention)

Department: Advising & Retention /Student Affairs
The Administrative Assistant contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Advising & Retention by providing administrative and clerical services in an effective and efficient manner. S/he shall maintain confidential records, files, comprehensive records on budget expenditures for the Director; assist in the timely, accurate preparation and distribution of meetings agendas and special events. The position is also expected to handle a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously, organize special events as required by the Director and attend meetings, as assigned, to record minutes.

Position 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 applicable university policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the organizational structure and operation of AUN departments and units.
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

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

How to Apply
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to  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, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion, and marital status. 

Deadline: April 8th, 2014

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