State Supervisor at American University of Nigeria (AUN)

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. The University started on temporary buildings at the AUN Academy located directly opposite the AUN campus. In seven years, AUN is fast becoming a model for other universities in Nigeria and West Africa.

At AUN Enrolees are provided with the tools to achieve personal growth and material success. AUN is a completely wireless University, which is highly focused on IT. Computers, the internet and other critical IT facilities are key tools in teaching. These facilities are deployed in classes and completion of course assignments. With great emphasis on small classes, AUN’s main goal is to graduate well-educated and qualified students in both general knowledge and specialized disciplines. Having acquired first class American education right here in Nigeria, AUN students can remain in the country or Africa and contribute as entrepreneurs, corporate business people, government leaders, scientists and good citizens. AUN offers a complete academic string ranging from elementary, through secondary, to undergraduate to graduate school.

The AUN Academy across from the main campus, operates the elementary school, a Charter School, and a high school with American and international tracks. Since 2009, AUN has consistently graduated four classes. Many of these alumni have either enrolled into top graduate schools abroad, taken up jobs in key organizations or have established personal businesses around the country and abroad. AUN has a sprinkle of international students from around the world ranging from UK, USA, Niger Republic, Ghana, Cameroun and Rwanda. The biggest foreign enrolment ever is from Rwanda where seventeen students have enrolled for the fall 2012 semester.

Resulting from AUN’s unique approach to teaching and community service, the University receives accolades from international organizations and institutions. In 2011 the American Peace Corps, while celebrating its 50th anniversary, conferred on the AUN Founder the first ever Harry Wofford Global Citizenship award for his uncommon generosity and unusual support to higher education. Also in 2011 the AUN President Dr. Margee Ensign won the African Leadership award in Educational Excellence in the UK. In October 2012 AUN was also conferred with another prestigious award in Atlanta Georgia titled Africa Leading University Award 2012.Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri and Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

The State Supervisor will provide support and technical expertise to the project in the planning and implementation of livelihood entrepreneurship activities.
H/she will also provide support in the Prevention of Spread of Covid-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys.

Primary Responsibilities

Develop the methodology to be implemented to support the beneficiaries through their employability and business development training.
Design and development of activities to improve individual entrepreneurial and employability capabilities.
Generate and submit period report on monitoring of activities to the PD.
Serve as liaison person between Head office, field office, the project beneficiaries and communities.
Supervises the planning, design, implementation and post-implementation evaluation of all entrepreneurship-related trainings (on-the-job and formal) provided to program staff, volunteers or other stakeholders.
Develops and maintains good relationships and lines of communication with all the stakeholders of the project (relevant local authorities and communities).
Ensures proper monitoring of all the project field activities under his/her responsibility so as to follow up on the beneficiary’s pathways towards and post business creation: trainings/workshops’ participation, monitoring forms, etc.
Reports any problems encountered in the field such as project participants’/stakeholder’s complaints to the PD.
Translate of the official document and communication document (flyers…) when requested by his supervisor
Ensure accurate implementation of program data forms.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work and deal successfully in multi-cultural environment.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Required Skills & Qualifications

BSc./BA, HND in Management, Business / Public Admin, Economics, or relevant field.
A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience is required.
Patience, diplomacy and Ability to work in a team.
Strong planning and coordination skills
Adaptability (different sites and constraints)
Ability to work in an emergency context and ability to respect and deal with tight deadlines
Good reporting skills
Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English required.
Good knowledge of Hausa language (Required)

Description of Benefits

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

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