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Administrative Assistant (Advising & Retention) At The American University Of Nigeria, Yola

Date Posted: 31/Mar/2014
Deadline: 08/Apr/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.

Title: Administrative Assistant (Advising & Retention)
Department: Advising & Retention /Student Affairs
Opening Date: March 31st, 2014
Closing Date: April 8th, 2014

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 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.

How to Apply
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to [email protected] 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.

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