Sound Engineer at the American University of Nigeria (AUN)

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.

Job Title: Sound Engineer


  • The Sound Engineer identify the sound requirements for a given events/activities and provide support as may be required.
  • He/She is required to assemble, operate and maintain the technical equipment used for live event in line with the established standards and procedures of the American University of Nigeria Events and Publications department.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, and Sound Engineering.
  • Three years’ post NYSC experience working in same or similar position
  • Possess requisite experience with AV and Video technologies and usage
  • Good working knowledge of AV practices and procedures, as well as AV set-up and staging.
  • Great ability and willingness to work under stress and extended hours, including weekends and public holidays. In addition, must be willing to travel outside Yola (Michika, Mubi, etc) as may be assigned.
  • Manual Dexterity: Must be able to provide examples of use of hand & power tools and other related mechanical/electrical equipment.
  • Must demonstrated evidence of utilizing safe work practices.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills are a must.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft applications.


  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.


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

Location: Yola

Closing Date
20th January, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, cover letters and references to: The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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