Dean, School of Business and Entrepreneurship – AUN, Yola

Closing on: Jun 1, 2022
Job Category: Educational
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Adamawa

About 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

Job Description

The Position

  • Reporting to the Provost, the Dean of the School provides academic leadership and operational management for the School consistent with the University’s mission, strategic direction, and identity as an entrepreneurial and development oriented higher education institution.
  • The Dean plays a critical role in supporting program innovation and improving student experience aligned to needs of business, development needs of the region and nation, is a critical interface for collaborative ventures with other segments of the University, industry partners and international organizations on shared goals.
  • The Dean plays a vital role in enabling research across the key domains of all academic business areas supporting a vibrant academic culture.


  • A Doctorate Degree from an internationally-recognized and accredited university.
  • A strong commitment to development, an understanding of the essential values of academic integrity, civility, collegiality and diversity in a community of learners, and a distinguished record of achievements in scholarship and service are also required.
  • The Dean would normally be expected to be at least an Associate Professor with substantial academic experience.
  • Candidates who have experience working on business and entrepreneurship development projects are especially encouraged to apply as well as experience supervising and participating in funded projects.
  • At least 5 (five) years of senior level administrative experience at an institution of higher education; 2 – 4 years’ experience as a Dean is a desirable.
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to build effective institutional partnerships.
  • Demonstrable ability to clearly articulate the School’s vision and mission to stakeholders, including t students, faculty, alumni, and external funding agencies.

How to Apply

To apply for the above position, please click on the link below. Please ensure to apply according to the instruction provided in the box below. Any other form of application outside what is stated will not be entertained.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and References to: [email protected] The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

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  • 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, or marital status.
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