Vacancy  Announcement  
Al-­‐Hijrah   College   is   a   co-­‐educational,   gender   segregated,   full-­‐boarding   secondary   school.   Al-­‐ Hijrah  College  is  putting  an  end  to  the  common  compromise  Muslim  parents  do  make  in  their   yearning  for  ideal  education  for  their  children  in  Nigeria.  Al-­‐Hijrah  College  would  establish  the   achievability  of  highest  academic  excellence  without  compromise  to  Islam  in  Nigeria.   Applications  are  hereby  required  from  suitably  qualified  candidates  to  fill  the  following  vacant   positions.   1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Vice  Principal  Academics   Accounts  Officer   Customer  Relations  Officer   Logistics  Officer   House  Master  

How  to  Apply     o Applicants  are  to  submit  CV  to  info@alhijrahcollege.com     o Applications  should  be  sent  using  ‘Position  Title’  as  email's  subject.     Deadline  to  apply       All  applications  should  be  submitted  on  or  before  November  30,  2012.     Additional  information:     o All  positions  require  a  good  knowledge  of  Computer  productivity  applications  and  tools,   particularly  as  it  relates  to  each  position.   o Only  results-­‐oriented  individual  with  positive  attitude  should  apply.   o For  more  information  on  Al-­‐Hijrah  College  please  visit  www.alhijrahcollege.com     o For  enquiries,  please  send  mail  to  :  info@alhijrahcollege.com       Please  note  that  only  short-­‐listed  candidates  will  be  contacted.  
    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

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DETAILS  
      The   Vice   Principal   Academics   will   be   responsible   for   collaboratively   developing   and   implementing   the   academic   master   plan   and   supervising   all   of   the   College’s   instructional   programs,  education  support  resources,  student  services,  and  all  teaching  personnel.  The  Vice   Principal   is   also   responsible   for   building   an   evidence-­‐based   culture,   and   working   collaboratively   with  the  staff  in  developing  action  steps  that  implement  the  College’s  Strategic  Plan.   Strong   candidates   will   distinguish   themselves   by   their   leadership   qualities   and   their   commitment   to   result.   Success   in   this   role   requires   a   collaborative   leadership   style   that   can   build  consensus  in  a  highly  collegial  environment;  energy,  vision,  integrity;  and  above  all  a  deep   commitment  to  and  clear  affinity  for  the  vision  and  mission  of  Al-­‐Hijrah  College.     Key  Responsibilities   − Collaboratively  and  continually  monitor  the  academic  master  plan  implementation.   − Effectively   work   with   staff   to   ensure   that   the   goals   of   the   College’s   Strategic   Plan   are   implemented.     − Oversee   students   development   activities   and   programs   that   enrich   and   support   students’   life.   − Plan,   develop,   and   implement   a   program   of   curriculum   review   and   development   for   all   instructional  areas,  and  educational  outcomes  and  assessment  programs.     − Oversee  compliance  with  regulatory  agencies.     − Identify   and   coordinate   curriculum   growth   in   response   to   the   educational   needs   of   the   college.   − Oversee  and  interpret  academic  standards  and  policies  of  the  college  to  students,  staff,  and   parents.     − Confer   with   parents   and   staff   to   discuss   educational   activities,   policies,   and   student   behavioral  or  learning  challenges.  
    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

Vice  Principal  Academics  

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− Observe   teaching   methods   and   examine   learning   materials   to   evaluate   and   standardize   curricula  and  teaching  techniques,  and  to  determine  areas  where  improvement  is  needed.   − Collaborate   with   teachers   to   develop   and   maintain   curriculum   standards,   develop   mission   statements,  and  set  performance  goals  and  objectives.   − Coordinate  the  process  of  primary  and  supplemental  staff  engagement  -­‐  hiring,  training  and   evaluation.   − Evaluate   curricula,   teaching   methods,   and   programs   to   determine   their   effectiveness,   efficiency,   and   utilization,   and   to   ensure   that   school   activities   comply   with   federal,   state,   and  local  regulations.   − Counsel   and   provide   guidance   to   students   regarding   personal,   academic,   vocational,   or   behavioral  issues.   − Establish,   coordinate,   and   oversee   particular   programs   across   school   districts,   such   as   programs  to  evaluate  student  academic  achievement.   − Set   educational   standards   and   goals,   and   help   establish   policies   and   procedures   to   carry   them  out.   − Plan   and   lead   professional   development   activities   for   teachers,   administrators,   and   support   staff.     Profile:   o Bachelor  degree,  preferably  in  Mathematics  Education.  Postgraduate  qualifications   will  be  an  added  advantage.   o 5  to  7  years  experience  preferably  in  a  similar  position   o  Should  possess  good  Management  and  leadership  skills  ·∙     o Must  have  a  good  understanding  of  financial  analysis  and  relevant  business  drivers  -­‐   (Standard  Costing  Knowledge,  Asset  and  Maintenance  Management  (AMM),  CAPEX   o Candidate  must  possess  good  Analytical  skills  in  problem  solving.   o Proven   visionary   leadership   including   excellent   organizational   and   communication   skills.     o Ability  to  work  effectively  in  a  collegial  and  participatory  manner  with  all  segments   of  the  college  community.     o Commitment   to   innovation   and   continuous   improvement,   teamwork,   high-­‐end   student  and  customer  service,  and  the  pursuit  of  greatness.     o Proven   ability   to   create   a   positive   work   environment   that   benefits   students,   staff,   and  the  college.    
    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

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o Teaching  experience,  preferably  in  a  community  college.     o Understanding  of  issues  concerning  academic,  workforce           This   position   is   responsible   for   providing   a   functional   and   operational   management   for   the   College  receivables  and  payables  Accounts  in  a  timely  and  efficient  manner,  for  duly  authorized   /approved  transactions,  and  reports  as  well  as  maintaining  up  to  date  records  of  cash,  cheque,   assets,  payroll  and  general  financial  transactions.     Success   in   this   role   requires   a   deep   commitment   to   and   clear   affinity   for   the   vision   and   mission   of  Al-­‐Hijrah  College.       Key  Responsibilities   − Maintains   accounting   records   of   financial   transactions   for   various   operating   activities   of   the   College.     − Conducts   audits   of   accounting   transactions   to   ensure   compliance   with   accounting   policy   guidelines  and  relevant  governmental  regulations.     − Ensure  that  records  of  expenditures,  reimbursements  and  revenues  are  up  to  date.     − Monitors  accounting  events  to  ensure  that  they  occur  timely.     − Compile   statistical,   financial,   accounting   or   auditing   reports   and   tables   pertaining   to   such   matters   as   cash   receipts,   expenditures,   accounts   payable   and   receivable,   and   profits   and   losses.     − Prepares  monthly  general  ledger  close  journal  entries  and  supporting  reconciliations.   − Handle  balancing  and  reconciliations  of  Bank  Accounts  statements.   − Monitors  accounting  events  to  ensure  that  they  occur  timely.     − Ensures  prompt  settlement  of  all  outstanding  accounts  according  to  contract  terms.   − Engage  in  collaborative  activities  with  staff,  students,  and  Parents  and/or  the  general  public   to  ensure  that  information  and  performance  standards  are  achieved  and  maintained.   Profile:  
    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

Accounts  Officer  

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o Bachelor  degree  in  Accounting  /  Accountancy.  Postgraduate  qualifications  will  be  an   added  advantage.   o 2  to  3  years  experience  preferably  in  a  similar  position   o  Should  possess  good  Management  and  leadership  skills  ·∙     o Ability  to  work  effectively  in  a  collegial  and  participatory  manner  with  all  segments   of  the  college  community.     o Commitment   to   innovation   and   continuous   improvement,   teamwork,   high-­‐end   student  and  customer  service,  and  the  pursuit  of  greatness.     o Proven   ability   to   create   a   positive   work   environment   that   benefits   students,   staff,   and  the  college.             This   position   is   responsible   for   providing   a   functional   and   operational   management   for   Customer’  fulfillment,  retention  and  growth,  through  collaborative  efforts  and  strategies  aimed   at  transforming  the  College  into  a  magnet  for  customers.     Ideal   candidates   will   demonstrate   a   thorough   understanding   of   customer   life   cycle   management   and   the   role   of   people   and   information   technology   in   customer   relationship   management  with  the  ultimate  goal  of  attaining  customer  loyalty.  Success  in  this  role  requires   deep  commitment  to  and  clear  affinity  for  the  vision  and  mission  of  Al-­‐Hijrah  College.       Key  Responsibilities   − Develop  and  run  strategies  to  achieve  a  profitable  customer  relationship.   − Coordinate  and  improve  on  methods  to  combat  potential  customer  loss.   − Monitor   customer   stances   and   maintain   logs   for   requests/complaints/observations/comments  as  well  as  actions  taken.   all   inquiries/     Customer  Relations  Officer  

− Escalate   unresolved   customer   grievances   to   designated   departments   for   further   investigation  and  action.   − Follow  up  to  ensure  that  appropriate  changes  were  made  to  resolve  all  escalated  issues.  
    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

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− Communicate   effectively   to   bridge   potential   gaps   between   customers   and   the   College   through  various  communication  channels  particularly  IT  to  improve  customer  relationships.   − Identify  new  potential  customer  and  work  collaboratively  to  win  them.   − Keep   customers   abreast   of   new   updates,   announcement,   alerts,   new   products   /   services,   events  etc.     Profile:   o Bachelor  degree  (Humanities)  preferably  in  International  relations.  Postgraduate   qualifications  will  be  an  added  advantage.   o 1  to  2  years  experience  preferably  in  a  similar  position   o  Should  possess  good  Management  and  leadership  skills  ·∙     o Ability  to  work  effectively  in  a  collegial  and  participatory  manner  with  all  segments   of  the  college  community.     o Commitment   to   innovation   and   continuous   improvement,   teamwork,   high-­‐end   student  and  customer  service,  and  the  pursuit  of  greatness.     o Ability  to  demonstrate  good  communication  skills.   o Proven   ability   to   create   a   positive   work   environment   that   benefits   students,   staff,   and  the  college.           This  position  is  responsible  for  providing  efficient  and  cost  effective  Logistics  and  Supply  Chain   management   and   support   services   to   support   the   business   and   operational   activities   of   the   College.     The   ideal   candidate   will   demonstrate   aptitude   for   high   quality   logistics   and   administration   services,   including   deep   understanding   of   management   of   infrastructure,   equipment,   tools,   processes,   policies   and   practices   to   deliver   a   working   system.   Success   in   this   role   requires   deep   commitment  to  and  clear  affinity  for  the  vision  and  mission  of  Al-­‐Hijrah  College   Key  Responsibilities  
    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

Logistics  Officer  

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− Resolve   problems   concerning   transportation,   logistics   systems,   procurement   and   facility   management.   − Participate  in  procurement,  Negotiation,  lead  times  and  other  contractual  terms.   − Seek,   evaluate   and   recommend   reliable   vendors   or   suppliers   to   provide   quality   logistics   services  at  best  prices.   − Ensure  appropriate  terms  of  engagement  of  vendors  or  suppliers.   − Manage  delivery  processes,  timing  and  schedules.   − Working   with   other   staff   and   students   to   forecast   demand   for   logistics   services   and   to   ascertain  that  deliveries  are  done  promptly  and  documented.   − Maintain  metrics,  reports,  process  documentation,  service  logs   − Direct  inbound  or  outbound  logistics  operations.   − Negotiate  with  suppliers  or  customers  to  improve  supply  chain  efficiency  or  sustainability.     − Direct   operation   to   ensure   achievement   of   cost,   productivity,   accuracy,   or   timeliness   objectives.   − Negotiate  transportation  rates  or  services.   − Analyze   the   financial   impact   of   proposed   logistics   changes,   such   as   routing,   product   volumes  or  mixes.   − Advise  on  required  areas  of  improvement  to  enhance  Logistics  processes     Profile:   o Bachelor   degree   (Business   Studies)-­‐   Economics   or   other   Social   Science   or   related   discipline.  Professional  qualifications  or  postgraduate  qualification  in  Logistics  will  be   an  added  advantage.   o 1  to  2  years  experience  in  a  similar  position.   o  Should  possess  good  Management  and  leadership  skills  ·∙     o Ability  to  handle  administrative  issues  with  multi-­‐disciplinary  and  multicultural   teams   o Must  be  able  to  manage  competing  demands,  accept  criticism  and  constructive   feedback,  while  being  extremely  adaptable  and  flexible   o Excellent  writing  and  oral  communication  skills  are  required   o Ability  to  present  Logistics  services  feedback,  policies  and  procedures  to  designated   authority.   o Strong  initiative  and  solid  judgment  skills  and  abilities  
    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

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o Commitment   to   innovation   and   continuous   improvement,   teamwork,   high-­‐end   student  and  customer  service,  and  the  pursuit  of  greatness.     o Good  communication  skills.   o Proven   ability   to   create   a   positive   work   environment   that   benefits   students,   staff,   and  the  college.           This  position  is  responsible  for  providing  a  functional  and  operational  management  for  all   boarding  life  aspect  of  the  College.     The  Ideal  candidate  will  demonstrate  strong  passion  for  being  around  children  warmly  and   nurturing  personality,  yet  able  to  enforce  stipulated  discipline  when  required.  Success  in  this   role  requires  deep  commitment  to  and  clear  affinity  for  the  vision  and  mission  of  Al-­‐Hijrah   College.     Key  Responsibilities  
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House-­‐Master    

Responsible  for  students  well-­‐being.   Interact  with  students  individually,  or  in  groups,  assessing  their  situations,  capabilities,  and   challenges,  to  determine  what  services  are  required  to  meet  their  needs.   Serve   as   liaisons   between   students,   homes,   schools,   family   services,   child   guidance   unit   services,  doctors,  and  other  contacts,  to  help  students  with  unique  challenges   Maintain  history  records  and  prepare  reports.   Counsel  parents  with  students  upbringing  uniqueness,  interviewing  the  child  and  family  to   determine  whether  further  action  is  required.   Counsel   students   whose   behavior,   school   progress,   or   mental   or   physical   condition   indicate   a  need  for  assistance.  

  Profile   Experience  with  children  and  an  understanding  of  the  pastoral  aspects  in  a  
    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

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o    Bachelor  degree,  preferably  in  Guardian/  Counseling  or  in  any  related  discipline.  Similar   experience  in  a  boarding  school  and/or  Postgraduate  qualifications  in  Child  psychology   will  be  an  added  advantage.   o A   warm   and   nurturing   personality,   yet   able   to   enforce   stipulated   discipline   when   required.     o Disciplined,  honest  with  high  level  of  integrity  with  positive  influential  personality.   o Excellent  communication  skill.      

    Al-­‐Hijrah  College,  Ibadan  Campus:  40,  Main  Avenue,  Idi  Ishin,  GRA  Jericho,  Ibadan.      info@alhijrahcollege.com  ,  www.alhijrahcollege.com  

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