Skyline University Nigeria

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department (HRD) is responsible for fulfilling the Vision and Mission of Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) by developing sound HR policies that provide a conducive work environment and develops a positive work and learning culture to enhance quality in SUN. The HRD helps in recruiting, retaining, motivating and developing a team of capable and dedicated academic and academic support service employees who are oriented to professionally achieve SUN objectives.

The HRD engages in continuous updates of Faculty & Staff members so as to professionally respond to the day-to-day challenges in the work environment. To ensure each employee keeps abreast with the ever-changing trends, the 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 quality of academic delivery
  2. To plan for employee orientation for current and future job roles
  3. Providing documented employee records as per the standard requirements
  4. Providing 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. Ensuring recruitment is done as per the agreed timelines
  2. Employing faculties based on NUC requirements to get a mix of international and local faculties
  3. Ensuring full time-part time faculty ratio as well as student-faculty ratios are 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 making them feel comfortable
  7. Handing over proper JDs to convey what is expected from employees on the job and the organization
  8. Proper orientation on goal settings, evaluation systems and reporting systems
  9. Processing of feedback during probation
  10. Collecting and updating employee database
  11. Ensuring proper employee files are audited and evaluating faculty/staff as per evaluation manuals and their goal setting achievements
  12. Organizing get-togethers and other togetherness events
  13. Ensuring faculty and staff satisfaction surveys, feedback, grievances, and addressing mechanism and procedures
  14. Ensuring employee retention and productivity.
  1. To have an effective recruitment policy the Staff Search Committee is put in place, constituting the Dean, HEAD HR and concerned HOD. The committee engages in identifying suitable candidates for vacant positions from various sources
  2. The 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. The Department Head in coordination with HR and the Dean plan for staff resource requirements for the Academic Year and identify/recruit suitable candidate(s) for the Academic Support Service positions.


Job Title
Full time Professor / Dean Positions



  • 12 years teaching experience (3 years as a professor and at least 5 years as an HOD/Administrative Position).
  • Candidate must show evidence of academic leadership through research and publications
  • Must have cognate knowledge of the requirements of the 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.



  • Must have a 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.


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 computer literate with skills in Microsoft Office.


  • Must have a 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


  • At least 10 years experience in managing a busy library, preferably an academic library
  • Excellent interpersonal 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 knowledge of the complete BMAS as per NUC criteria
  • Ability to present oneself in an appropriate, personable and professional manner to library users
  • Student-friendly attitude is a 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.


  • Must have a 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


  • Must have at least 10 years experience in Management of Corporate Relations
  • Knowledge of market scenarios and understanding/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 preparation of written and electronic documents, as well as communicating properly to all stake holders.
  • Knowledge in computer applications & proficiency in MS Office.


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


Job Titles

IRQA Executive


  • Must have at least 5 years experience in statistical role within an educational/professional environment
  • Preferred candidate should have experience working in the 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 NUC and other Nigerian educational regulatory authorities' policies
  • Must have a strong ability to design, conduct, and analyze various feedback 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.


  • Master’s degree in either Statistics, Mathematics or Business Administration from an accredited college or university.




Q: What are SUN HRD roles and responsibilities?

A: The HRD is responsible for fulfilling the Vision and Mission of SUN by developing sound HR policies that provides conducive work environment and develop a positive work and learning culture to enhance quality in SUN.


Q: What is SUN HR structure?

A: The HRD is primarily involved in implementing the HR Policy & Procedures of SUN and managing the complete life cycle of an employee. The HRD performs functions such as: planning, organizing, recruiting, developing, motivating & maintaining human resources to manage smooth operations 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, organizing training & development programmes, employee related activities, Payroll, Evaluations, etc at SUN.


Q: What are the HR functions?


  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Motivating
  • Controlling
  • Student trainees & student related activities
  • ERP services.


Q: Why join SUN?


  • Good work culture
  • Strong processes
  • Ethical organization
  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Employee recognition
  • Balanced working hours


Q: How do I apply for a job at SUN?

A: SUN is a vibrant academic community comprising of employees performing in different positions such as: research, administration and academics. All Faculty/Staff positions are posted on the Skyline University website 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 and click on HR. Under the “Careers” section page you will find a listing of all Faculty positions at SUN for which we are currently recruiting.
  • Browse through 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 for 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 the HR or directly by the Department regarding next step(s).
  • Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV with the names of three references to 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.


Q: How long will it take for a Visa process?

A: Post successful & positive Security Check process, depending on the country, Visa takes 5 – 7 working days to get received, unless in a case of Visa ban, classified nationality, security check, inactive green card etc. These are beyond our control and we will inform you of any such problems after we receive information from the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS).


Q: What are the documents required for processing employment Visa?


  • Passport size photo (digital passport size photograph clicked with white background)
  • Passport (copy)
  • Personal details form
  • Scanned copy of all educational certificates (10th Std., 12th Std., Bachelor's degree certificate, Master's degree certificate and Ph.D. Certificate. All certificates should be supported with the transcripts.


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

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

  • Ministry of Higher Education of the country from where they have earned the Ph.D. degree
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country from where they have earned the Ph.D. degree
  • Nigerian Embassy of the country from where they have earned the Ph.D. degree
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nigeria.


Q: 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.


Q: What is the duration of Employment Contract?


  • Faculties have 4 years of Limited Contract
  • Staff have 4 years of Limited Contract.


Q: How is Employee Orientation done in SUN?

A: SUN carries out employment orientation to the newly appointed employees in order to get them acquainted to the roles and responsibilities of the job, reporting systems and to achieve functional coordination desired between different departments. The orientation aims to provide information to new employee and enable them to carry out their required functions, roles and responsibilities in an effective manner.

The main focus of the SUN orientation process is to:

  1. Enable new employees to settle down as soon as possible in the multicultural work environment
  2. Enable new employees build relationships and rapport with colleagues
  3. Understand the scope of the academic responsibilities of their position
  4. Get acquainted with the functionalities of SUN in a holistic manner.


Q: Is outside employment permissible in SUN?

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


Q: What are the working hours of SUN?

A: SUN observes five days a week. The daily working hours from Monday to Friday are 0830Hrs to 1800Hrs with a break period taken as per the schedule provided by the individual's 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.


Q: What other benefits are granted at SUN?


  • Accommodation allowance
  • Administrative allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Airline ticket allowance
  • Conferences & research funds
  • Training and development funds.


Q: What makes Skyline a fun place to Work?      


  • Employee engagement activities
  • Fun at work activities – "Happy Hour"
  • Semester welcome parties
  • Monthly birthday celebrations etc.