Office Assistant - School of Law Vacancy at the American University of Nigeria (AUN)
Posted: 03/Jul/2017

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.

This position is a local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria. We are seeking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Office Assistant - School of Law

Location: Yola, Adamawa


The Office Assistant contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Dean’s Office and works closely with the Dean’s Office as the courier between the Dean’s Office and the faculty, and the wider university, and works flexibly in a developing office environment.

The position performs a wide variety of administrative support services, ranging from complex to routine, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the Dean’s Office.

Duties expected of the position include but are not limited to handling of a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously, assisting in the timely, accurate preparation and distribution of meetings agendas and special events.

Position Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of National Diploma (ND) or the equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 year experience in post secondary education administration required.
  • Experience in a professional setting.
  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office, database management experience required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English both oral and written.
  • Capacity to prioritize by assessing situations to determine urgency.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Must be detailed oriented, well organized and be able to handle multiple tasks at one time.
  • Data entry experience necessary.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager, clients, customers, and the general public.

Description of Benefits

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

Application Closing Date

10th July, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and 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, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at