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Saturday, 1 February 2014

TAZAMA NAFASI MPYA ZA KAZI STATE UNIVERSITY OF ZANZIBAR

THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF ZANZIBAR(SUZA)
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) is the only public university in Zanzibar established by Act No. 8 of the House of Representatives of 1999. Since its inception in 2002 it has been expanding in academic programmes as well as student enrolment. Its vision is to be the most preferred University in the Eastern Africa.
SUZA invites applications from suitably qualified and competent Tanzanians to be considered to fill the following vacant posts:
1. Assistant Lecturer of Social work (one post)
2. Assistant Lecturer of Archaeology and Heritage (one post)
3. Assistant Lecturer of Tourism (one post)
4. Assistant Lecturer of Portuguese (one post)
5. Assistant Dean of Students (one post)
6. Office Superintendent (one post)
7. Loan Desk Officer (one post)
8. Office Management Secretary (one post) Re-advertised
9. Security Guard (Seven posts)
10. Office Attendant III (one post)

1. Assistant Lecturers for Social Work/Archaeology and Heritage/Tourism/ Portuguese
Qualifications
i. Holders of Masters Degree in relevant areas of study with a GPA of not less than 3.5 OR Equivalent at undergraduate level. Prior experience in University level teaching is an added advantage.
ii. Must be able to communicate in English fluently
iii. Basic skills in Microsoft office application
Duties and Responsibilities
a) To undertake all relevant academic roles (teaching, assessment, provide academic support, improving existing course and develop new course and other relevant issues, research and consultancy services to the public at large.
b) Other University duties and responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by senior officials.

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2. Assistant Dean of Students (one post)
Qualifications
i) Holders Masters Degree in Education majoring in Guidance and Counseling/Social work.
ii) Working experience not less than 3 years
iii) Must be able to communicate in English fluently
iv) Basic skills in Microsoft office application
Duties and Responsibilities
a) Plans and directs the operation of the students’ welfare unit.
b) Secretary of the Students’ welfare Committee meeting.
c) Supervises general elections of students’ government.
d) Organizes orientation programme for new students’ leaders.
e) Develops strategies for anticipating, controlling and managing students’ conflicts.
f) Performs any other duties as delegated to him/her by his or her seniors.
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3. Office Superintendent (one post)
Qualifications
i) Holders of Diploma of Human Resources Management/Diploma of Public Administration.
ii) Working experience of not less than 3 years.
iii) Must be able to communicate in English fluently.
iv) Basic skills in Microsoft office application.
Duties and Responsibilities
a) Ensures the smooth running of the University affairs through the availability of the office space, equipment and other cleanliness tools and to ensure that they are in good condition for everyday uses.
b) Arranges office accommodation and be responsible for acquisition and supply of office equipment and stationery.
c) Ensures availability and proper use of office equipment and resources.
d) Keeps records accurately, allocates work fairly and supervises the working of junior employees.
e) Prepares the university transportation guideline and maintains its implementation.
f) Performs any other duties as delegated to him/her by his/her seniors.
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4. Loan Desk Officer (one post)
Qualifications
i) Holders of Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economic/Business Administration/Entrepreneurship OR Equivalent.
ii) Working experience of not less than 3 years in Academic or Financial Institutions.
iii) Must be able to communicate in English fluently.
iv) Basic skills in Microsoft office application/Excel.
Duties and Responsibilities
a) To deal with all loan issues for students.
b) To receive and keep a database of students approved to receive loan from Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB)/Zanzibar Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (ZHESLB) or any related Institutions and use the information to raise claims and invoices as various installment fall due.
c) To validate actual existence of students contained in pay- sheets sent to Higher Education Institutions by HESLB/ZHESLB or any related Institutions, before such student are paid.
d) To Passover validated pay- sheet to Accountant of their institution for onward paying only the eligible students contained in such pay-sheet.
e) To keep record of loans for students.
f) To handle and follow up loan argument for student in relevant institutions.
g) Performs any other duties as delegated to him/her by his/her seniors.
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5. Office Management Secretary (one post) – Re-advertised
Qualifications
i. Holders of Diploma in secretarial studies OR Equivalent qualification from recognize institutions.
ii. Applicant must be fluent in Swahili and English languages, Knowledge of other language will be an added advantage.
iii. Applicant must have working experience of not less than 3 years with high level of discipline.
iv. Applicant must be computer literate.
v. Capability of handling heavy load.
vi. The job demands an ability to work overtime.
Duties and Responsibilities
a) To type all general correspondences including confidential matters.
b) To receive visitors and direct them to respect officers.
c) To file minutes, correspondences and other documents.
d) To maintain diary of appointment for other officers he/she works with.
e) To ensure availability of adequate office supplies and other services.
f) To carry out minor administrative duties.
g) Performs any other duties as delegated to him/her by his/her supervisors.
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6. Security Guard (Seven posts)
Qualifications
i) Holders of Form IV with national service training as an added advantage.
OR Retired armed forces members who are below 50 years.
ii) Applicant must have a police clearance form and an identification letter from Sheha of their residential areas.
Duties and Responsibilities
a) Report occurrences of actual and potential security incidences in his/her area of work to his/her supervisor.
b) Take preventive measures against possible theft and insecurity.
c) Perform any other duties as delegated to him/her by his /her supervisors.
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7. Office Attendant III (one post)
Qualifications
i) Holders of Form IV Certificate or equivalent.
Duties and Responsibilities
a) After receiving appropriate orientation, an Attendant will be assigned duties of cleanliness, order and serving as per specific requirement of the area of deployment.
b) Ensures safety and security of office facilities at his/her control.
c) Ensures safety and health of office users.
d) Assists in the organization of the University meeting.
e) Serves the senior staff and University meeting.
f) Assists the registry in the work of controlling and tracing the internal file.
g) Performs any other activities assigned by his/her seniors.
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Mode of Application
o Applicants must attach copies of relevant certificates, an update current curriculum vitae, letter of recommendation from three (3) outstanding academic/work referee and where applicable, the police clearance form and identification letter from Sheha of his residential area and indicate reliable contact address e.g. telephone number, Telefax, e-mail etc.
o Applicants under Public service employment MUST forward their application letters through their respective employers.
o Online applications with scanned credentials in PDF are acceptable
o Candidates should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement, applications failing to meet the above conditions will not be considered.
o All applications should be addressed to the Vice Chancellor, State University of Zanzibar P. O. Box 146, Zanzibar and reach him not later than Wednesday 19th February, 2014.
For Further information, please contact the department of Human Resource Department of the State University of Zanzibar or visit website www.suza.ac.tz
Our contact addresses
P. O. Box 146
Tel: +255-24-2230724
Fax: 255-24-2233337
Zanzibar – Tanzania
Source:Dailynews 30th 2014

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