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.
The University offers an American – style education modelled after the curriculum of American universities with corresponding approaches to teaching and students assessment. The first entering class of 124 students and 20 professors was enrolled in September 2005. In ten years, AUN is fast becoming a model for other universities in Nigeria and West Africa.
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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. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.americanuniversitynigeria.org
Location: Adamawa Experience: 4year(s) Required Grade: Not Specified
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Bridge Program Academic Advisor is charged with the responsibility of assessing student needs, goals, interests and prior academic experiences in order to guide students in the design and implementation of a successful academic plan. The position will play a key role in the implementation of the bridge program by providing the needed liaison between faculty, courses and the students enrolled in the program. The incumbent shall monitor and evaluate student’s academic performance via Canvas and other designated methods with a view to developing the much needed academic excellence consistent with the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria.
A good first degree in any arts or social science(s) discipline from a recognized tertiary institution. A master’s degree would be a plus. Minimum of four (4) years’ experience working with college students or young adults in an academic or career services counseling capacity. Sound understanding of academic advising and student development theory, and success in working collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and students. Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
Other requirements, abilities for the position:
Ability to work effectively with faculty, administrators and other staff members Ability to make balanced judgments and decisions Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds Strong organizational and planning skills. Attentive listening skills
Description of Benefits: Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.