Skyline University Nigeria

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for fulfilling the Vision and Mission of Skyline University Nigeria by developing sound HR policies that provides conducive work environment and develops a positive work and learning culture to enhance quality in the SUN. HR Department helps in recruiting, retaining, motivating and developing team of capable and dedicated Academic and Academic Support Services Employees who are oriented to professionally achieve the SUN objectives.

HRD engages in continuous updates of Faculty & Staff Members so as to professionally respond to day today challenges in the work environment. To ensure each employee keep abreast with the ever-changing trends HRD coordinates the need based Faculty and Staff development Programmes. ​

  1. To plan and recruit faculty and staff members from diverse cultural and functional backgrounds to ensure the quality of academic delivery.
  2. To plan for employee orientation for current job and future roles.
  3. Providing documenting employee records as per the standard requirements.
  4. Provide employee training and development.
  5. To review compensation and benefits
  6. To review, develop and implement HR policies.
  7. To retain Employees and enhance belongingness
  1. Ensure Recruitment is done as per the agreed timelines
  2. Employ faculty based on NUC requirement to get mix of international and local faculty
  3. Ensuring full time & Part Time faculty ratio & Student Faculty Ratio is maintained.
  4. Maintaining faculty and staff databases (Full time/Part time) through online submission, recruitment agents and direct application.
  5. Ensuring complete employee planning process as per the teaching loads, recruitment criteria and grading scales.
  6. Ensuring proper introduction and orientation of new employees to their new environment and make, them feel comfortable.
  7. Handling over of proper JD to convey what he or she can is expected from the job and the organization.
  8. Proper orientation on Goal Setting, Evaluation Systems and Reporting systems
  9. Processing of Feedback during Probation.
  10. Collecting and update Employee database
  11. Proper employee files are auditing and evaluate Faculty and Staff as per Evaluation manual & their Goal Setting Achievement.
  12. Organizing get together and other togetherness events.
  13. Ensuring faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey, Feedbacks, Grievances addressing mechanism and procedure
  14. Ensuring employee retention and productivity.
  1. To have an effective recruitment policy the Staff Search Committee is in place constituting of Dean, HEAD HR and concerned HOD. The committee engages in identifying suitable candidates for vacant positions from varied sources.
  2. Staff Search Committee initiates the process of Staff recruitment based on the vacancy arising due to resignation, termination, retirement, promotion, and/or additional Staff requirements because of the expansion of operations.
  3. Department Head in coordination with HR and Dean plans for Staff resources requirement for the Academic Year and identified and recruit suitable candidate for the Academic Support Services position.

JOB OPENING

JOB LOCATION: KANO, NIGERIA

 

Job Title
Full time Professor / Dean Positions

Law

Requirements 

  • 12 Years Teaching (3 Years should be as a Professor & at Least 5 Years as HOD/Administrative Position).
  • Candidate must show evidence of academic leadership through research and publications
  • Must have cognate knowledge of the requirements of area of specialization.
  • Candidate should have experience of teaching in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Candidate must be versatile and knowledgeable on current trends in the world as it relates to education
  • Knowledge in Computer applications & Proficiency in MS Office.

 

Qualification

  • Must Have Doctorate Degree in the area of specialization from an accredited University
  • Must have at least one degree at postgraduate level internationally.
  • International work experience and community service will be an added advantage.

 

Job Title

Full time Faculty positions

 

Law/Computer Science/Software Engineering/ Biochemistry / Microbiology/Geology /International Relations/Mass Communications/ Economics/ Management/ Innovation & Entrepreneurship/ Accounting/Physiotherapy/ Nursing/ Medical Laboratory Science.

 

Requirements 

Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer-I)

 

  • Minimum of 15/ 10 /6 /4 years of teaching and research experience respectively.
  • A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise under-graduate students.
  • Candidate should have experience of teaching in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Applicant must be a computer literate with skills in Microsoft Office.

 

 

 

Qualification

  • Must Have Doctorate Degree in the respective field from an accredited University
  • International work experience and community service will be an added advantage.

 

 

Job Title

Head - Library

 

Requirements 

  • At least 10 years’ experience in managing a busy library, preferably an academic library
  • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
  • Must be computer literate and well versed with latest developments in library technology
  • A degree in information system is desirable
  • Ability to oversee development of software development plan
  • Ability to establish rapport with staff, students and faculty
  • Must have the knowledge of the complete BMAS as per NUC criteria
  • Ability to present oneself in an appropriately personable and professional manner to library users.
  • Student friendly attitude must.
  • Ability to prepare and make effective presentations promoting Programmes within the University
  • Ability to analyze data regarding the effectiveness of Programmes and initiatives within the University
  • Strong communication skills and ability to motivate students.
  • Experience working with young people especially in the areas of discipline.
  • Must understand the vision and mission of the University
  • Knowledge in Computer applications & Proficiency in MS Office.

Qualification

  • Must have Master’s degree in Library Studies and Information Sciences from an accredited University
  • International work experience and community service will be an added advantage.

Job Title

Head - Corporate Affairs

 

Requirements 

  • Must have at least 10 years’ experience in the Management of Corporate Relations.
  • Knowledge Market scenario and understanding and awareness of current trends in government and business
  • Strong leadership and excellent communication skills
  • Significant experience in Corporate branding reputation and Management
  • Significant experience in an externally-facing communications role and building relationships with different industrial and educational sectors.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and to prepare written and electronic documents and communicate properly to all stake holders.
  • Knowledge in Computer applications & Proficiency in MS Office.

 

Qualification

  • A Master’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or any related field from an accredited university

Job Titles

IRQA Executive

 

Requirements 

  • Must have at least 5years experience in statistical role within an educational/professional environment
  • Preferably should have experience in IR/QA department of an educational institution
  • Good understanding of MIS is important
  • Strong leadership and consensus building skills
  • Excellent ability to collect, compile, analyze and disseminate information for institutional planning and decision making
  • Must have a good Knowledge of N.U.C. and other Nigerian educational regulatory authorities policies
  • Must have a strong ability to design, conduct, and analyze various feedbacks using statistical methods
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate, and report activities conducted
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both in writing, and in preparing electronic documents.
  • Knowledge in Computer applications & Proficiency in MS Office.

Qualification

  • Master’s Degree in either Statistics, Mathematics, or Business Administration from an accredited College or University

 

MODE OF APPLICATION: INTRESTED AND QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD KINDLY FORWARD
CV AND APPLICATION LETTER TO:
career@sun.edu.ng

  1. Ø  What is SUN HRD Role and Responsibilities?

    The Human Resources Department is responsible for fulfilling the Vision and Mission of Skyline University Nigeria by developing sound HR policies that provides conducive work environment and develops a positive work and learning culture to enhance quality in the SUN.

    Ø  What is SUN HR Structure?

    The Human Resources Department is primarily involved in implementing the HR Policy & Procedures of SUN and managing the complete life cycle of an employee. The Human Resources Department performs the functions such as planning, organizing, recruiting, developing, motivating & maintaining human resources to manage smooth operation as per SUN’s strategic plan and report directly to the Registrar & Vice Chancellor of the University. The Department is involved in number of activities like providing orientation, settling down assistance, and organizing, training & development, employee related activities, Payroll, Evaluations, etc at SUN.

    Ø  What is HR Function?

    Planning

    Organizing

    Motivating

    Controlling

    Student Trainees & Student Related Activities

    ERP Services

    Ø  Why Join SUN?

    Good Work Culture

    Strong Processes

    Ethical Organization

    Competitive Salaries and Benefits

    Health Insurance coverage

    Employee Recognition

    Balanced Working Hours

    Ø  How do I apply for a job?

     

    Skyline University is a vibrant academic community comprised of employees performing in many different types of positions, such as research, administrative, and academic. All Faculty/Staff positions are posted on the Skyline University web site and you must apply online to be considered for a position. To apply for a Faculty position at Skyline University, follow these steps:
    Visit the Skyline University homepage at www.sun.edu.ng  and click on HR. Under the “Careers” section page you will find a listing of all Faculty positions at Skyline University for which we are currently recruiting.


    Browse the list of open positions, once you have determined the position you are interested in, you must formally apply online for each of these positions by submitting an online application, resume, and, in some cases, cover letter. You may apply to more than one position at a time.


    Once you have applied online, you will receive an automatic confirmation email indicating that your resume has been received. If it is determined your background may be a good match for the position, you will be contacted by the Office of Human Resources or directly by the Department regarding next steps.


    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae with the names of three references to career@sun.edu.ng. The position applied for should be mentioned in the email subject line.


    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not meet specified requirements will not be shortlisted.


    SUN alumni are encouraged to apply for these positions.

    Ø  How long it will take for the visa process?

    Post successful & positive Security Check process, depending on the country, Visa takes 5 – 7 working days to receive unless there is a case ban, classified nationality, security check, active green card etc. These are beyond our control and we will inform you of any such problem after we receive information from Nigerian Immigration Service.

    Ø  What are Documents required for processing employment visa?

    ·         Passport size photo (A digital passport size photograph clicked with white background)

    ·         Passport copy

    ·         Personal Details Form

    ·         Scanned copy of all your education certificates (10th Std.,12th Std., Bachelor degree certificate, Master degree certificate and PhD Certificate, all certificate should be supported with the transcripts

    Ø  What is the process of attestation? How and where do I get my documents attested?

    Faculty and Staff members need to get their last certificate attested from the below mentioned:

    ·         Ministry of Higher Education of the country from where you have earned the PhD degree.

    ·         Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country from where you have earned the PhD degree.

    ·         Nigerian Embassy of the country from where you have earned the PhD degree

    ·         Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nigeria

    Ø  What kind of Relocation Support SUN provides at the time of joining?

    Initial Accommodation for the First Month

    Office & Supplies Allocation

    Office Laptops or Desktops

    Email Id & Telephone Extension

    Portal Access

    National ID

    SUN ID & Business Cards

    Ø  What is the duration of the Employment Contract?

    The Faculty have 4 yrs. of Limited Contract.

    The Staff have 4 yrs. Of Limited Contract.

           

    Ø  How is the Employee Orientation done in SUN?

    SUN carries out employment orientation to the newly appointed Employees in order to make them acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the job, reporting systems and to achieve functional coordination desired between different Departments. The broad aim of the orientation is to provide information to new Employee & enable them to carry out their required roles and responsibilities in an effective manner.

    The main focus of the SUN orientation process is to:

    A.    Enable new Employee to settle down as soon as possible in the multicultural work environment.

    B.     Enable to build relationships and rapport with colleagues.

    C.     Understand the scope of academic responsibilities of the position.

    D.    Get acquainted with the functioning of SUN in a holistic manner.

    Ø  Is outside Employment permissible in SUN?

    Full-time Faculty and Staff Members are not allowed to be employed or teach in any other institution. Outside employment is considered as Breach of Contract.

     

    Ø  What are the Working Hours?

    SUN observes five days a week. The daily working hours from Monday to Friday are 0830 Hrs To 1800 Hrs with break period taken as per schedule provided by Department Head. Please note that these working hours and other provisions provided may be modified from time to time by the management for operational reasons as per SUN Policy and Procedure.

     

    Ø  What other benefits are granted in SUN?

    §  Accommodation Allowance

    §  Administrative Allowance

    §  Medical insurance

    §  Airline ticket Allowance

    §  Conferences & Research funds

    §  Training and Development Funds

    Ø  What makes Skyline a Fun Place to Work?      

    §  Employee Engagement Activities

    §  Fun at Work Activities “Happy Hour “

    §  Semester Welcome Parties

    §  Monthly Birthday Celebrations