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Administrative Assistant At The American University Of Nigeria

Date Posted: 16/Mar/2014
Deadline: 19/Mar/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
Department: Human Resources & Planning
Opening Date: March 11th, 2014 
Closing Date: March 19th, 2014

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.

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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