American University of Nigeria (AUN) Job Recruitment, November 21st 2016

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.

This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal
residents of Nigeria. We are seeking for suitably qualified candidate to
fill the position below in an Hotel Division:

Job Title:  IT Engineer
Department: OTDS/DIT/USU
The IT Engineer assists students, faculty and staff to configure, repair and maintain Information Technology (IT) devices and their accessories. IT Engineer is responsible for general maintenance of the University’s technology support systems.

  • In essence, the IT Engineer is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of computer systems.
  • Serving as a liaison between staff and the technology department to resolve issues.
  • Answer students, staff, and faculty questions in person and via phone on all technical issues in regards to IT Support.
  • Install the latest, industry grade software and antivirus packages to ensure computer’s maximum protection from viruses.
  • Providing
    on-site support for maintenance and repair of campus desktop/laptop
    systems, software installations, network connectivity, and peripheral
    network equipment such as printers, scanners etc.
  • Troubleshoots
    computer problems and determine source (hardware, software, user
    access, etc). Advice on appropriate action and solving hardware/software
  • Installing and configuring computer systems.
  • Repair and replacement of desktop/laptop parts as required
  • Responding within agreed time limits to call-outs.
  • Establishing a good working relationship with other professionals in order to find solution of problems.
  • Works one-on-one with students, faculty and staff on application projects.
  • Documents resolutions for future reference.
  • Perform other duties assigned by his supervisors.

Requirements for the position:

  • A
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant degree from a
    recognized tertiary institution in a relevant field, with 1 (one) year
    of experience.
  • NYSC or NYSC Exemption Certificate.
  • Advanced knowledge of university supported applications.
  • Ability to learn and support new technologies.
  • Possess high level interpersonal communication skills.
  • Working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate)
  • Certifications in MCSA, MCSE, CCNA and others are added advantages.

Job Title: Assistant Manager F & B
Department: AUN Hotel
Report to: F&Bs Manager
Report for: All F&B Outlets Manager
Summary of Position

Position Overview:

  • The Assistant Manager manages all aspects of the department
    including but not limited to operations, planning, budgeting with hotel
    policies and procedures.
  • The Assistant Manager provides leadership and support to all
    staff members of the Food and Beverages, implements and enforces the AUN
    Hotel Standards of Excellence in all areas supervised.
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Job Summary:

  • Assist the Food & Beverage Manager in the supervision of all
    Food and Beverage operations in order to ensure that the highest
    quality standards are met for food, service and cleanliness.

Specific Duties
Average Percent of Time:

  • (15%): Train, supervise and schedule food and beverage staff in
    accordance with business needs, productivity and service standards.
  • 15%: Develop all F&B outlet including Catering menus, i.e. Banquet Food and Beverage marketing strategies.
  • 20%: Implement new menus and promotions, such as holiday and special event promotions.
  • 10%: Utilize computer equipment to analyze, forecast, cost, and
    revenue reports and make decisions based on that information to ensure
    maximizing of profits.
  • 10%: Observe Food and Beverage outlet operations along with
    Catering Banquet & Meeting and take needed action to ensure
    standards of product presentation and service are being maintained.
    Taste test Food and Beverage products for consistency.
  • 15%: Respond to guest inquiries and coordinate special
    arrangements and requests in Food and Beverage outlets with emphasis on
    Catering, all Banquets and outlets F&B operations.
  • 10%: Assist outlet managers in coordinating services from support departments, such as maintaining adequate stock of linen.


  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may
    be established by AUN Hotel from time to time, is essential to the
    successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular
    attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including
    termination of employment.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry,
    employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the
    business needs of the hotel.
  • Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with
    AUN Hotel rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of
    hotel facilities. Employees who violate Hotel rules and regulations
    will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination
    of employment.

Supportive Functions
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may
be required to perform a combination of the following supportive
functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be
solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular
requirements of the hotel:

  • Visit and observe competitive hotel and restaurant operations to keep abreast of marketing techniques and promotions.
  • Perform duties of restaurant manager when necessary to ensure proper management coverage is maintained.
  • Perform line employees job functions as needed under high volume and emergency situations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Food and Beverage Manager.

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and
abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can
perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable
accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of overall Food and Beverage industry, current market
    trends and federal, state and local laws pertaining to the hospitality
    industry, i.e. Department of Health and Sanitation regulations…
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers
    and staff, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact,
    empathy and diplomacy to diffuse anger, collect accurate information and
    resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to move throughout the hotel property and continuously perform essential job functions.
  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in both English and Hausa (optional), both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to access, understand and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.
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Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management
  • Must be self-motivated, adaptable, mature and resilient
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills. Should be
    able to communicate effectively with top management, fellow managers,
    and subordinates and with the general public.
  • 5 years relevant experience in Hotel management.
  • Experience in Food and Beverages management will be an added advantage
  • Must have stamina to remain focused and resolute in regular stressful and tiring job conditions.


  • Employee Relations, Training and coaching,

Job Title: Waiter/ Waitress
Department: AUN Hotel
Summary of Position

  • This position is concerned with anticipating needs of guests in
    the Restaurant / Club / Lounge / Room Service and Bar, taking orders,
    serving and removing crockery and beverages in accordance with guests’
    requirements and service policy.
  • The responsibility is to provide the high standard service to
    all of coming guests to make them 100% satisfied, correct the set up and
    collect the all money from guest also, and maintain the cleanness of
    the Restaurant / Club / Bar / Coffee Shop / Room Service.

Position Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of Restaurant operation; Ability to work well in
    stressful and high pressure situations 2 years’ work experience.
  • Minimum of Diploma Certificate; related working experience in food and beverage, or related professional area
  • Must be an extrovert
  • Must be in good health
  • Good communication skill in English verbal, listening and writing

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Strong customer and associate relation skills; Must be willing to work hard and learn new areas
  • Ability to use standard software applications and hotel system

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University Hotel.

How to Apply
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover letters and references to: before the closing date stated above. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  25th November, 2016.

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