Senior Information Technology Officer at the American University of Nigeria (AUN)


The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for:

Job Title: Senior Information Technology Officer

Location:
Yola, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (AENEN)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: Three (3) Years

Project Description
  • American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola is implementing the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded "Addressing education in North East Nigeria"
  • The project is intended to develop and strengthen the education system in Adamawa and Gombe States which will enable it to deliver access to high quality education options that respond to the needs of all children without burdening it with addition cost that will result if parallel systems are created.
  • The project will work with state partners and national and international academic institutions to analyze and understand the situation, prepare strategies for various scenarios and test and apply the best fit purpose in each situation. In 3 years, the project will reach 200 schools, 5000 teachers and over 200,000 learners.
Summary of Position
  • The Senior IT Officer will manage all of the IT needs of the project. In this position, s/he will be responsible for providing technical support to staff to carry out their duties using ICT. The position holder reports to the deputy director of EMIS
Position Requirements
  • BSc/HND in Computer science
  • 5 years’ experience managing project IT
  • Certified IT technician
  • Experience networking and wireless technology
  • Experience in setting up WAN/Lan systems
  • Highly skilled in computer hardware and software matters
  • IT skills to be tested
Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and References to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng  

Note
  • The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
  • 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.

  

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