Senior Administrative Officer / Faculty Officer Job in Nigeria

 James Hope University, located in Lekki, Lagos, is committed to the highest standards of international education. We aspire to integrate global models of academic excellence to advance the knowledge economy, further innovations and breakthroughs, and rapidly propel the economic and socio-cultural lives of humanity. Through strategic partnerships with leading global academic institutions and crucial enablers, JHU is launching its School of Business, one distinguished by academic excellence and cutting-edge formation of future professionals. Funding of JHU is robust.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Administrative Officer / Faculty Officer

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Administrative support to the JHBS Dean’s Office.
  • Administrative support for JHBS’ Registry functions.
  • Communication tasks (oral, written, and electronic).
  • Manage JHBS’ administrative staff.
  • Liaison and network, within JHBS, the University, and the community.
  • Provide, support, and monitor the delivery of administrative services.
  • Participate in School and University governance.
  • Plan, organise and manage JHBS resources.
  • Support the JHBS Dean in diverse tasks, including problem-solving, institutional research, event planning, class scheduling, pastoral care and welfare, compliance, accreditation, and team-building, etc.
  • Support the teaching, learning, research, and scholarly activities of the school.

Qualifications, Experience, Aptitudes, and Skills

  • Good First Degree in Business Administration, or related discipline.
  • Educated to Masters' level or equivalent experience.
  • Qualification in Administrative and Resources Management (e.g., but not limited to: Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) or Chartered Institute of Administration (CIA)).
  • Previous experience in providing high-quality administrative support to more than one unit.
  • Previous experience in taking minutes at a strategic level.
  • Previous experience in higher education (HE) administration or a similar environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of academic quality assurance procedures.
  • Previous experience in a mid-level management role in a university.
  • Previous experience in customer service.
  • Possess excellent knowledge of Effective Administrative Practice.
  • Experience in operational planning and implementation.
  • Previous experience working within a multicultural environment.
  • Possesses good interpersonal and communication skills—both oral and written—with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, and collate and present information to others.
  • Competent in the use of IT software, including Microsoft office suite, Calendly, survey-monkey, etc.


  • Ability, and preparedness to work flexibly and to travel to meet post-related demands.

Application Closing Date
9th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • You are encouraged to provide relevant and explicit examples (obtained from the workplace, voluntary or community work or any other appropriate situation) so that the shortlisting panel are able to clearly identify where your knowledge, and experience matches the identified criteria.