Senior Academic Planning Officer at Nile University of Nigeria

Nile University of Nigeria (NILE) is a fast-growing private higher education institution located in Abuja. The University was founded in 2009 and is a member institution of Honoris United Universities, the first and largest Pan-African network of Higher Institutions. Nile University has over 9,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 38 undergraduate programs and 51 postgraduate programs across eight faculties.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Academic Planning Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are currently looking to engage a highly competent and result-oriented Senior Academic Planning Officer with strong personal & professional integrity to join our dynamic workforce.


  • The Senior Academic Planning Officer will assist the Director, Academic Planning to drive the department’s strategic goal, develop short-term and long-term work plans whilst monitoring academic programmes and strategic department projects.

The Senior Academic Planning officer is expected to:

  • Prepare guidelines for analyzing applications for the establishment of new academic programmes and/or units.
  • Prepare the report of a panel presentation of accreditation technical reports to NUC Management.
  • Provide close monitoring of the university programmes in partnership with the Quality assurance unit so as to maintain the quality of the programmes and effective service delivery.and collaborating with key stakeholders to reduce equipment and facility depreciation.
  • Process applications for the establishment of academic programmes and/ or units and compile academic development plans for the university.
  • Write, edit, and coordinate the development of course catalogues, promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the program.
  • Facilitate the introduction of innovation and new thinking in programmes establishment.
  • Monitor and administer program/project revenues, expenses, and funding proposals for the program.
  • Collect data on trends in university activities such as enrolments, staffing, staff training, graduate output and make such data available for research.
  • Process and verify the establishment of affiliations between the university and other non-degree awarding institutions.

Qualifications & Experience

  • The candidate must have a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Planning, Educational Administration or Educational Management, Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, or any other relevant field.
  • Ability to prioritize and accurately complete tasks, work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Minimum of nine (9) years relevant administrative experience working within a higher institution.
  • Ability to develop initiatives and ideas.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, excellent time management and organizational skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.

Your application must include the following:

  • Your current curriculum vitae (CV) in a PDF, saved with your full name.
  • A Cover Letter explaining how you meet the advertised criteria (also in a PDF).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline 31st March, 2024.

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