American University of Nigeria (AUN) Recruitment 2021

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American University of Nigeria AUN Recruitment 2021 portal opens for the ongoing vacancies recruitment for American University of Nigeria AUN Jobs in Nigeria for Diploma and degree holders.

American University of Nigeria (AUN) – 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.

American University of Nigeria (AUN) Recruitment 2021





Job Title: Associate / Professor (Communication & Multimedia Design)

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Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Full-time
Expected Start Date: March 2021
Reports to: Dean of Arts and Sciences/CMD Program Chair

The Hiring Department:

  • The School of Arts and Sciences is one of the largest academic units of the university, and home to six academic programs and more than a dozen major concentrations, including Communication & Multimedia Design (CMD), English Literature & Languages, Petroleum Chemistry, Economics, Natural & Environmental Sciences, and Politics & International Studies. The successful candidate will work within the Communication & Multimedia Design (CMD), which has four concentrations or degree tracks, namely: Journalism; Radio, Television, and Film; Multimedia Design; and Public Relations & Advertising (PRAD).
  • We are particularly interested in candidates with strong academic and professional expertise in Multimedia Design, Radio, Television, and Film, and Public Relations & Advertising.

Details

  • AUN is seeking a motivated Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or full Professor in Communication & Media Studies in the department of Communication & Multimedia Design (CMD) who will be responsible for and contribute towards preparing students to be applied, critical thinkers and problem solvers through innovative teaching, research, and community service as may be requested by the Dean.
  • S/he will contribute to the department’s administration and work closely with the Chair and Dean of the school in formulating and implementing course structures that would translate to effective teaching and learning of courses in line with the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria, while also carrying out and disseminating high quality research and community services.

Person Specification
Essential:

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  • PhD in Communication & Multimedia Designor related discipline.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following broad areas as detailed items: a) New Media and Multimedia Design b) Film, and Radio, Television and Digital Broadcasting c) Public Relations and Advertising d) Journalism, Media and Communication Studies
  • Experience of teaching new media/communication studies courses with practicum components at a reputable higher education.
  • An outstanding record of teaching and experience in problem-centered approach to teaching and learning in higher education
  • An outstanding record of research and publications in peer-reviewed journals as commensurate with career stage.
  • Experience in American Style of higher education
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required. The right candidate must have a strong command of English language

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in Africa
  • Experience of using learning technologies and educational platforms such as Canvas, Moodle, Blackboard, etc
  • Experience of curriculum development
  • Experience of organizing conferences and workshops
  • Experience of developing research proposals for externally funded projects

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates submit their Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Links to three most important research publications and/or designs, Names and contact information of three referees on a single MS word or PDF file to: [email protected] and copy [email protected]


Job Title: Associate Professor and Professor (IT & Computing)

Location: Yola, Adamawa
School: IT & Computing (SITC)
Reports to: Chair Computer Science, Information Systems & Software Engineering

Summary of the Position

  • This position will teach and carry out research at graduate and undergraduate level in Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Systems. In particular, we seek candidates who have demonstrable skills in research supervision at the doctoral level with evidence of research publication in leading Journals and Conferences in the domains of profession. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, community service, mentoring and collegiality is expected.

Teaching & Research Emphasis

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  • Candidates with teaching and research emphasis in a combination of the following interest areas are encouraged to apply:
    • Computer Architecture, Cloud and Ubiquitous Computing, Algorithms and data Structures, Design Science, Digital Systems Design, Knowledge Based Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Blockchain Technologies, FINTEECH, Computer Security, Information and Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Software Requirement and Analysis, Human Computer Interactions, Software Design Methods, Agile Computing and Development, Web-based Technologies and Design, Experimental Design, Research Methods, Web programming, Programming Languages, Statistical Techniques (Multivariate, Probabilities and Statistical Theories), Systems Analysis and Design, Theory of Computation, Information Systems Theories, Theoretical Foundations of Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Operations Research, Database Management, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Techniques, Knowledge Management and Electronic Systems, Ubiquitous Computing, Cyber Security, Data Science, Data Analytics, Mobile Systems Application Evaluation, Theory Development & Philosophy of Science, Social and Enterprise Informatics, Data Mining and data Warehousing, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence, Network Structures and Sustainability, E-Health, M-Health, E-Learning, Recommender Systems and Sentiment Analysis, Peace and Conflict Resolution using Information Systems, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Mobile Systems Evaluation, Digital Platforms, Multimedia and Social informatics, Behavioral Informatics. Unique and evolving specialization that provides cutting edge value-addition to our proposed and existing interests are also welcomed.

Detailed Listing of Responsibilities

  • Supervise MS and doctoral students research with attendant output that results in students progression as well as publications in leading Journals and conferences
  • Initiate and conduct innovative research leading to publications in top-tier refereed journals and award of external research grants and funding.
  • Carry out development-focused research that directly impact on the University and the host community.
  • Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course content and in line with areas of expertise and demonstrable knowledge.
  • Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; prepare course materials and lesson plans
  • Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria
  • Use the established learning management system to support student learning and course administration online enabling students access to course syllabi, learning items and supplementary online resources as well as promoting learning through continuous interactions amongst students and with faculty and continuous assessment on learning progress.
  • Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered
  • Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress
  • Be available for student consultation through office hours or scheduled appointments or by phone or email
  • Maintain records of enrolment and attendance, assessments and grades, submit class rosters and grade sheets by established deadlines
  • Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery
  • Revise and update course content as needed.
  • Actively contribute to course syllabus and curriculum upgrades working with program chair, dean and school-wide curriculum committee.
  • Engage in research collaborations both locally and internationally;
  • Participate in professional services to the academic community and support activities that promote and foster links with the profession in the industry and community.
  • Contribute to departmental strategic areas and activities.
  • Undertake departmental administrative duties; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his delegates.
  • Submit an annual performance review
  • A commitment to continually updating skillsets and knowledge in the fast-paced IT & Computing area.
  • Industry experience is a plus for Computer Science faculty and a Must for Software Engineering faculty

Requirements for the Position

  • Hold a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information systems, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Information Technology Management or a closely related field
  • Have a proven record of substantial academic publications in reputable research outlets such as journals and leading international conferences in the domain.
  • Have a record of thesis/dissertation supervision at the Masters and Doctoral level with evidence of completion and successful supervision of students.
  • Prior teaching experience in a graduate program and corporate training is expected
  • Registration with national and international professional bodies in the core domain is a must
  • Evidence of awards and recognitions, patents and copyrighted works is an advantage.
  • Ability and experience teaching across disciplines (e.g. Computer science, software engineering, Information systems.) is a plus.
  • Experience of American educational system is aplus.
  • Experience in consulting, project design, execution and monitoring is required

Other requirements and abilities for the position:

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  • Current knowledge of the relevant discipline
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students
  • Ability to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to deliver course outcomes and content through a variety of teaching/learning styles
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching
  • Respect for students and a genuine interest in their learning
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to student inquiries
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues
  • Operate computers and other office equipment and technology
  • Proven experience and success in teaching in a variety of delivery formats, including face-to-face, online, and blended technologies is preferred
  • The position demands specialization in the discipline applied for and evidence of academic leadership/administrative leadership such as HOD, Dean, Director, Co-ordinator of Gradiuate programme and experience in supporting continuous progressive academic mentoring and research development of graduate students and young faculties.
  • A substantial amount of research publications in peer-refereed globally recognized highly indexed journals and conferences are required. A minimum of 8-10 years of post PhD qualification, full time relevant teaching and research experience is required for professorial cadre appointment. The University will normally offer a temporary appointment and process the candidates dossier for external evaluation before a formal offer is made.

Application Closing Date
1st February, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application electronically to: [email protected] and copy the Provost Office at [email protected] using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.


Job Title: Associate Professor and Professor (Entrepreneurship)

Location: Yola Adamawa
Department: School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Reports to: Dean, SBE

Summary Of Position

  • The position will be charged with the responsibility of teaching both required and elective entrepreneurship courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Areas of teaching emphasis include entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship, international development, management, entrepreneurship in large organizations, microfinance, and development entrepreneurship.
  • Develop, market, and run targeted pro-bono and/or fee-for-service workshops for customers, micro-enterprises, and SMEs.In addition S/he must exhibit a strong commitment and a willingness to engage students within and beyond the walls of the traditional classroom in accordance with the university’s policy and procedure.

Detailed Listing Of Responsibilities

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  • Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course contract
  • Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; prepare course materials and lesson plans
  • Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria
  • Use the established learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students
  • Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered
  • Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress
  • Be available for student consultation through office hours or scheduled appointments or by phone or email
  • Maintain records of enrolment and attendance, assessments and grades, submit class rosters and grade sheets by established deadlines
  • Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery
  • Revise and update course content as needed.
  • Meet with the Dean or Program Chair as needed to discuss all aspects of the course including student progress and curriculum development (may be required to provide input into program development)
  • Submit an annual performance review

Requirements for the position

  • PhD in Entrepreneurship or Management with strong emphasis in Entrepreneurship or related business discipline is required
  • Significant (at least 5 years desired Associate and Professor positions) documented entrepreneurial experience in business a huge plus
  • Prior teaching experience in a graduate or undergraduate program or corporate training
  • Ability and experience teaching across disciplines (e.g. marketing, sales management, international development, social and women empowerment, microfinance, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience teaching classes via distance learning a big plus

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Current knowledge of the relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching adult learners
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students
  • Ability to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to deliver course outcomes and content through a variety of teaching/learning styles
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching
  • Respect for students and a genuine interest in their learning
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to student inquiries
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues
  • Operate computers and other office equipment and technology
  • Proven experience and success in teaching in a variety of delivery formats, including face-to-face, online, and blended technologies is preferred

Application Closing Date
25th January, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application electronically to: [email protected] and copy the Provost Office at [email protected] using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.


Job Title: Graphic Artist / Multimedia Design Specialist

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Full-time
Expected Start Date: March 2021
Department: School of Arts & Sciences
Reports to: CMD Program Chair/Dean
Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

The Hiring Department

  • The School of Arts and Sciences is one of the largest academic units of the university, and home to six academic programs and more than a dozen major concentrations, including Communication & Multimedia Design (CMD), English Literature & Languages, Petroleum Chemistry, Economics, Natural & Environmental Sciences, and Politics & International Studies. The successful candidate will work within the Communication & Multimedia Design (CMD), which has four concentrations or degree tracks, namely: Journalism; Radio, Television, and Film; Multimedia Design; and Public Relations & Advertising (PRAD).
  • We are particularly interested in candidates with strong academic and professional expertise in Multimedia Design, Radio, Television, and Film, and Public Relations & Advertising.

Details

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  • AUN is seeking a motivated Graphic Artist and Multimedia Design Specialist who will be responsible for producing infographics, creative and technical illustrations, graphics and visual materials for academic and marketing purposes. The duties shall include but not limited to working closely with the technical team in Communications and Multimedia Design (CMD) program and Communications & PR Office to create and manipulate graphic images using graphic design software packages (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, etc.) within the AUN style guidelines.
  • The position holder may be assigned teaching assistantship responsibilities to help guide Multimedia Design students with their practical graphic and multimedia design work. The incumbent shall also ensure the safety and security of equipment at the CMD Multimedia Design lab and studios and ensure that the usage of these labs and studios by students is in accordance with the University’s laboratory standard operating procedures. The position holder is also expected to contribute to the department’s administration and carry out any other responsibilities as may be assigned by Multimedia Design Course Instructors or Program Chair.

Qualifications, Experience and other Requirements for the position

  • A good Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Design, Fine Arts, Media Studies or related field from recognized tertiary institution
  • Three to five years post NYSC experience in Graphic Design, preferably on multimedia infographics and/or technical illustration/graphics
  • Strong visual communicator with a sharp sense of design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow strict AUN brand guidelines
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with careful attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Self-motivated, organized, and accountable
  • Ability to meet quick deadlines
  • Strong experience of Adobe Creative Suite – Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop
  • Strong knowledge of Mac packages
  • Ability to take direction and work with a team by taking constructive feedback and inputs and successfully implementing same into the final visual solution
  • An every-day passion to design creative and compelling visual communication solutions
  • Strong design portfolio

Other Requirements/Abilities for the position:

  • Ability to use Adobe Photoshop
  • Ability to use Adobe Illustrator
  • Ability to use Adobe in Design
  • Ability to use Microsoft SharePoint
  • Ability to use Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Ability to use Microsoft Visio Pages

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2021

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Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates submit their Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Links to three most important research publications and/or designs, Names and contact information of three referees on a single MS word or PDF file to: [email protected] and copy [email protected]


Job Title: Television and Multimedia Studios Custodian

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Full-time

The Hiring Department

  • The School of Arts and Sciences is one of the largest academic units of the university, and home to six academic programs and more than a dozen major concentrations, including Communication & Multimedia Design (CMD), English Literature & Languages, Petroleum Chemistry, Economics, Natural & Environmental Sciences, and Politics & International Studies. The successful candidate will work within the Communication & Multimedia Design (CMD), which has four concentrations or degree tracks, namely: Journalism; Radio, Television, and Film; Multimedia Design; and Public Relations & Advertising (PRAD).
  • We are particularly interested in candidates with strong academic and professional expertise in Multimedia Design, Radio, Television, and Film, and Public Relations & Advertising.

Details

  • AUN is seeking a motivated Radio, Television and Multimedia Studios Custodian who will have custodial responsibilities for all the equipment and facilities in the radio, television and multimedia design studios of its Communication and Multimedia Design (CMD) program. The position holder will keep up to date records and inventory of all equipment and facilities in the studios, and monitor their use by faculty, staff and students at all times. The incumbent shall also ensure the safety and security of equipment at each of the facilities and ensure that the usage of the facilities by students, faculty and staff is in accordance with the University’s laboratory standard operating procedures. The position holder is also expected to carry out any other responsibilities as may be assigned by Multimedia Design Course Instructors or Program Chair.

Qualifications, Experience and other Requirements

  • A good bachelor’s degree/HND or National Diploma (ND) in Mass Communication, Media Studies, Electronics, or related subjects
  • At least 2 years’ experience in similar capacity or related responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with careful attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging environment
  • Self-motivated, accountable, and high level of personal and professional integrity
  • Strong experience of Adobe Creative Suite – Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop
  • Strong knowledge and experience of using MS Excel

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates submit their Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Links to three most important research publications and/or designs, Names and contact information of three referees on a single MS word or PDF file to: [email protected] and copy [email protected]


Job Title: Graduate Recruitment & Services Officer

Location: Yola
Department: Graduate School

Summary of Position

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  • The Graduate Recruitment & Services Officer will support the Graduate school with enrollment, retention and graduation goals. She/he will support in establishing and administering programs for recruiting students to AUN graduate School.
  • She/he will assist in developing and maintaining relationships with identified partners within the institution and community and strategize on opportunities to enhance recruitment efforts and implements identified strategies as well as providing administrative support, in accordance with established policies and procedures of AUN

Primary Responsibilities

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  • Represents the Graduate School at targeted areas; visits tertiary institutions and Colleges; speaks to groups and individual students; meets with school counselors, administrators and/or other constituent groups to promote outreach activities.
  • Develops, coordinates and delivers outreach programs and marketing strategies, including community workshops, retreats, and related recruitment efforts; arranges visits and tours for prospective students and parents.
  • Serves as the point person for internal coordination of university student recruitment and enrollment management goals, utilizing specific knowledge gained on admissions, registration criteria and financial aid and/or scholarship information and applicable deadlines.
  • Provides career and academic counseling, planning, and advising to potential students utilizing specific knowledge gained on other university/institutions, educational programs and degrees.
  • Develops and maintains partnerships between the university, tertiary institute systems, alumni networks, faculty, community partners, and other identified groups.
  • Coordinates university participation of staff and alumni for national and other local Institutions recruitment fairs, conferences and related outreach events; coordinates event-specific organizational aspects, promotional materials and information on AUNs educational programs and degrees.
  • Participates in and/or organizes and implements all aspects of large, multi-departmental special events utilizing presentation and promotional materials, maintaining budgetary and operational controls.
  • Prepares reports and proposals regarding recruitment and outreach activities, and responds to inquiries from students and other agencies.
  • Creates, packages, monitors and distributes resource materials for student recruitment and retention programs; develops mentorship programs; analyzes trends in recruitment and retention programs; develops strategies for program evaluation.
  • Assisting the Dean and departments with various administrative tasks.
  • Conducting various research experiments and analyzing data.
  • Organizing Faculty and staff meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements

  • B.Sc / HND in Business Administration, Marketing / Sales or other relevant discipline.
  • At least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues
  • Marketing/Sales experience/Tertiary Education experience
  • Excellent Communication (written/spoken skills)
  • Ability to coordinate and deliver sales presentations
  • Ability to coordinate SGS Dean’s Recruitment/Other travels
  • Ability to establish/grow/manage SGS linkages with external partners (gov/private) for recruitment purposes
  • Other SGS Office duties to support Dean’s Executive Assistant
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports with specific deadlines.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgements.
  • Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Ability to plan, assess, and evaluate programs.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.
  • Skill in the configuration and use of computerized database programs, knowledge of Microsoft office suite and OpenERP.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Must handle confidential information with appropriate discretion.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight frames, handle multiple tasks, and flexible changing priorities.
  • Pleasant Personality suited for front-office staff (desired)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to make clear, timely decisions.

Description of Benefits

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

Deadline: Jan 7, 2021

How to Apply for American University of Nigeria (AUN) Recruitment 2021

Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply, and submit the following: Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: [email protected] in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

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Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
  • 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.aun.edu.ng

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