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Manager, Institutional Research & Proposal Economics At The American University Of Nigeria

Date Posted: 16/Mar/2014
Deadline: 21/Mar/2014

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a Permanent Manager, Institutional Research & Proposal Economics. This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.


Title: Manager, Institutional Research & Proposal Economics
Department: Institutional Research & Grant Proposal Development
Opening Date: March 11th, 2014 
Closing Date: March 21st, 2014

This position manages the research and reporting-related functions of the Office of Institutional Research under the direction of the Executive Manager. The Manager, Institutional Research & Proposal Economics works closely with the Executive Manager to develop and maintain departmental operations that improve efficiencies, quality, and timeliness for deliverables. The Manager will be responsible for institutional reporting to regulatory bodies, utilizes large databases, provides leadership as directed on AUN wide cross-functional teams for strategic initiatives, and works in coordination with AUN schools in the execution of the functions of the Office of Institutional Research.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any scientific discipline with a strong social or applied research background
  • 3 to 5 years working experience in related field
  • A post graduate in data sciences or social research will be a huge additional benefit
  • Extensive experience using SPSS, R, Strata or other Statistical Data Analysis tools is a key requirement
  • Strong end-user computing skills especially with office productivity tools, project management tools, database management and presentation graphics
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision but still function as a team player
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Some understanding of project management

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Ability to plan organizes and captures accurate data.
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Must be able to work effectively with teams.
  • Ability to determine work priorities and accomplish goals within limited periods of time while under pressure.
  • Ability to deal tactfully, professionally, and courteously with faculty, other members of AUN, staff, Council members and other appointed officials.

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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