THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF ZANZIBAR (SUZA)

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) is the only PublicUniversity in Zanzibar established by Act No. 8 of the House of Representatives of 1999 which was amended by Act No. 11 of 2009 and reamended by Act No. 7 of 2016. 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 vacant posts mentioned hereunder. SUZA Staff who possess requisite qualifications may also apply.

1. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer Environmental Health/Occupational Health/Food and Hygiene Safety/Public Health (Applicant MUST have basic Environmental Health in undergraduate Studies) (One post) – Re advertised
2. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer /Tutorial Assistant Statistics  (Two posts) – Re advertised
3. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer /Tutorial Assistant Taxation (One post) – Re advertised
4. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer /Tutorial Assistant Archeology and Heritage Management (One post)  – Re advertised
5. Assistant Lecturer/ Tutorial Assistant PESS  (One post) – Re advertised
6. Transport Officer – Re advertised
7. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer /Tutorial Assistant Procurement (Two posts) Re advertised
8. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer Arabic Language ( One post)
9. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer Nursing ( Specializing in Intensive care Or Midwifery ) (Two posts)
10. Assistant Lecturer /Tutorial Assistant English Literature (Two posts)
11. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer Marine Biology (One post)
12. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in Telecommunication Networks/Communications Engineering (One post)
13. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in Computer Science/IT (Specializing in Bioinformatics ) (One post)
14. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer Business Communication Skills/ Entrepreneurship (One post)
15. Assistant Lecturer/ Tutorial Assistant French Language (One post)
16. Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer/ Tourism Hospitality Management OrCommerce/Finance in Tourism (One post)
17. Assistant Lecturer/ Tutorial Assistant in Geographical  Information System –GIS  (One post)
18. Accountant (One post)
19. Legal Officer (One post)
20. Assistant Warden (One post)
21. Driver (One post)
22. Office Attendant (Two posts)
23. Carpenter (One post)
24. Electrician Technician (One post)

Requirement for Lecturers

Qualifications

i) Applicants must have PhDs in relevant disciplines (fields of specializations).
ii) Applicants must have Cumulative GPA of not less than 3.5at undergraduate degree level and at least cumulative GPA of 4.0 at Masters Level in the respective fields of specifications.
iii) Applicants must have IT skills (Computer literate).
iiii) Prior experience in University level teaching is an added advantage.

Qualities

i) Applicants should possess very good command in Kiswahiliand English languages.
ii) Excellent interpersonal skills.
iii) Ability to communicate information, knowledge and skills to others.
iiii) Ability to work as a part of a team.
v) Ability to exercise initiative and be proactive.
vi) Motivation for innovation, further learning and continuing professional development.
vii) Problem solving and innovation skills.
viii) Ability to recognize those having difficulties, intervene and provide help and support.
ix) Ability to work as an Academician and prepare quality research proposals.
x) Ability to write academic paper.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Undertake Academic teaching, Research and Consultancy services to the Public and Private Communities.
ii. Supervise Seminars and practicals for students.
iii. Assist in setting assignments, tests, examinations as prescribed in the course syllabus and fill out assessment forms.
iiii. Prepare marking schemes and to mark tests and assignments done by the students.
v. Present examination and evaluation reports.
vi. Guide and advice students on matters related to their academic development.
vii. Assist students in research field works.
viii. Perform other University duties and responsibilities as maybe assigned to him/her by senior officials.

Requirement for Assistant Lecturers

Qualifications

i. Applicants must have Master Degrees in relevant disciplines(fields of specializations).
ii. Applicants must have Cumulative GPA of not less than 3.5 at undergraduate Degree level and at least cumulative GPA of4.0 at post graduate level. (Master)  in the respective fieldsof specifications.
iii. Applicants must have IT skills (Computer literate).
iiii. Prior experience in University level teaching is an added advantage.

Qualities

i) Applicants should possess very good command in Kiswahili and English languages.
ii) Ability to communicate information, knowledge and skills to others.
iii) Excellent interpersonal skills.
iiii) Ability to work as a part of a team.
v) Ability to exercise initiative and be proactive.
vi) Motivation for innovation, further learning and continuing professional development.
vii) Ability to prepare and deliver own teaching material.
viii) Problem solving and innovation skills.
ix) Ability to recognize those having difficulties, intervene and provide help and support.
x) Ability to prepare quality research proposals.
xi) Ability to write academic paper and work as academician.
xii) Applicants for the post of Assistant Lecturer Nursing MUST be registered by the Recognized Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities

ix. Undertake Academic teaching, Research and Consultancy services to the Public and Private Communities.
x. Supervise Seminars and practicals for Students.
xi. Assist in setting assignments, tests, examinations as prescribed in the course syllabus and fill out assessment forms.
xii. Prepare marking scheme and to mark tests and assignments done by the students.
xiii. Present examination and evaluation reports.
xiiii. Guide and advice students on matters related to their academic development.
xv. Assist students in research field works.
xvi. Perform other University duties and responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by Senior officials.

Requirements for Tutorial Assistants

Qualifications

i. Applicants must have Bachelor Degrees  in relevant disciplines(fields of specializations).
ii. Applicants must have Cumulative GPA of not less than 3.5 at undergraduate Degree level in the respective fields of specifications.
iii. Prior experience in University level teaching is an added advantage.
iiii. Experience in academic institution as an instructor in Sport is an added advantage (for PESS).
v. Applicants must have IT skills (Computer literate).

Qualities

i) Applicants should possess very good command in Kiswahili and English languages.
ii) Ability to communicate information, knowledge and skills to others.
iii) Computer literacy.
iiii) Excellent interpersonal skills.
v) Ability to work as a part of a team.
vi) Ability to exercise initiative and be proactive.
vii) Motivation for innovation, further learning and continuing professional development.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Undertake Academic teaching, Research and Consultancy services to the Public and Private Communities.
ii. Supervise Seminars and practicals for students.
iii. Assist in setting assignments, tests and examinations as prescribed in the course syllabus and fill out assessment forms.
iiii. Prepare marking schemes and to mark tests and assignments done by the students.
v. Present examination and evaluation reports.
vi. Guide and advice students on matters related to their academic development.
vii. Assist students in research field works.
viii. Perform other University duties and responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by senior officials.

Requirements for Tutorial Assistant in Geographical Information System –GIS  

Qualifications

i. Holders of Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related fields.
ii. Applicants must have Cumulative GPA of not less than 3.5 at undergraduate Degree level in the respective fields of specifications.
iii. Prior experience in University level teaching is an added advantage.
iiii. Applicants must have IT skills (Computer literate).

Qualities

i) Applicants should possess very good command in Kiswahili and English languages.
ii) Ability to communicate information, knowledge and skills to others.
iii) Knowledge of Geo spatial Technology including operations of unmanned aerial vehicles

(UAV) is an added advantage.

iiii) Excellent interpersonal skills.
v) Ability to work as a part of a team.
vi) Ability to exercise initiative and be proactive.
vii) Motivation for innovation, further learning and continuing professional development.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Undertake Academic teaching, Research and Consultancy services to the Public and Private Communities.
ii. Supervise Seminars and practicals for students.
iii. Assist in setting assignments, tests, examinations as prescribed in the course syllabus and fill out assessment forms.
iiii. Prepare marking schemes and to mark tests and assignments done by the students.
v. Present examination and evaluation reports.
vi. Guide and advice students on matters related to their academic development.
vii. Assist students in research field works.
viii. Perform other University duties and responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by senior officials.

Requirements for Accountant (One post)

Qualifications

i. Holder of Bachelor degree in Accountancy or related fields from a recognized learning institution.
ii. Strong command of the English language is essential.
iii. Computer literacy especially in Accounting soft ware.

Qualities

i) Experience in Accounting activities is  an added advantage.
ii) Ability to communicate information, knowledge and skills to others.
iii) Excellent interpersonal skills.
iiii) Ability to work as a part of a team.
v) Ability to exercise initiative and be proactive with problem solving skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Preparation of financial statements of income and expenditure at appropriate time.
ii. Administer the use of trust funds, insurance and royalties.
iii. Receives, banks and directs proper use of all money paid to the University.
iiii. Controls capital and recurrent expenditure.
v. Prepares timely payment of salaries and emoluments.
vi. Assists Accountant Officer I in supervising junior accounting staff on their daily duties.
vii. Performs any other duties as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.

Requirements for Office Attendants (Two posts)

Qualifications

i. Holders of Certificates of Secondary School Examination (CSEE).

ii. Knowledge of cleaning and office surroundings is an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Cleaning of offices, toilet, corridors, laboratories, conferences rooms, etc.
ii. Distribution of documents and equipment.
iii. Assist in providing photocopies, binding and laminating documents.
iiii. Serve top Management officers and people in meetings.
v. Performs any other duties which may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.

Requirements for Transport Officer (One post)

Qualifications

i. Holder of Diploma in Automotive/Mechanical Engineering, Transport Management or its equivalent qualification. Clean driving license class C, D with at least four (4) years of relevant working experience at a principal level.
ii. Prior experience in Garage or Transport Management services from a recognized organization in similar activities is an added advantage.
iii. Must be able to communicate in both Kiswahili and English fluently.
iiii. Basic skills in Microsoft office application.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Coordinates transport services of the University.
ii. Keeps records of transport services.
iii. Ensures the University vehicles are insured.
iiii. Follows up traffic cases in collaboration with  the legal officer.
v. Follows up motor vehicle accidents and submits claims to the Insurance Unit for compensation.
vi. Supervises activities of institutional drivers.
vii. Follows up repairs and maintenance of vehicles.
viii. Verifies more complicated problems in the vehicle needing repair.
ix. Ensures that the University vehicles are taking services accordingly.
x. Administers and supervises all drivers.
xi. Advises and participates in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of University’s transport policies.
xii. Supervises performance management and training of drivers.
xiii. Participates in preparation of all vehicles budgets.
xiiii. Ensures that spares for University vehicles are timely available.
xv. Plans maintenance schedules for institutional vehicles.
xvi. Performs any other duties as may be assigned by reporting authority.

Requirements for Driver (One post)

Qualifications

i. Holder of Certificate of Secondary School Examination (CSEE) with passes in Kiswahili and    English and a valid Driving Clean license class C and D with at least three (3) years of continuous driving experience.

ii. Must have a certificate from a recognized Driving School.

iii. Possession of VETA Trade Test/ VIP Driving course is an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Drives institutional vehicles safely.
ii. Maintains logbooks.
iii. Responsible for safe-keeping of the vehicle and tools entrusted to him/her.
iiii. Maintains cleanliness of the vehicle.
v. Conducts minor repairs of the vehicle.
vi. Reports promptly any defect or problems detected in the vehicle.
vii. Any other duties as may be assigned by one are reporting officer.

 

Requirement for Carpenter

Qualifications

Holder of Certificate/Diploma of Carpentry from recognized learning institution. Experience in carpentry activities is an added advantages.

Duties and Responsibilities

(i) Perform daily carpentry works including installation and fixing broken units in the system as applicable;
(ii) Participate in simple repair and maintenance of facilities;
(iii) Identify and reports on areas that needs rehabilitation in the system including the quantity of material required for repair work;
(iiii) Identify the likely defects that might cause damage carpentry systems;
(v) Safeguard working tools/ equipment under his/her custody.
(vi) Performs any other duties which may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.

 

Requirements for Electrician Technician

Qualifications

i. Holder of Diploma of Electrical Engineering from a recognized learning institution.

ii. Experience in electrical installations and services is an added advantages.

Duties and Responsibilities

(i) Performs daily electrical works including installation and fixing broken units in the system as applicable.
(ii) Participates in simple repair and maintenance of facilities.
(iii) Identifies and reports on areas that needs rehabilitation in the system including the quantity of material required for repair work.
(iiii) Identifies the likely defects that might cause damage in electric systems.
(v) Safeguard working tools/ equipment under his/her custody.
(vi) Performs any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.

Requirements for Assistant Warden

Qualifications

 

i. Holder of Diploma in Education, Psychology, Social Work or any related field from a recognized learning institution.

ii. Skills and experience in Counseling, Social Welfare issues and Microsoft Computer Applications are added advantages.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Assists Dean of Students in counseling and guiding the students in respective Hall(s) of residence.
ii. Attends all student matters that needs his/her support in respective Hall(s) of residence.
iii. Assists in coordinating students’ academic, cultural, recreation and sports activities in respective hall(s) of residence.
iiii. Advices the students Union issues and attends in meetings regarding the same.
v. Ensures safety, cleanliness and tranquility in hall(s) of residence.
vi. Takes care of health problems of the students accordingly.
vii. Performs any other duties as directed by the office of the Dean of the Students.

Requirements for Legal Officer

Qualifications

 

i. Holder of Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) with one year Intern-ship from a recognized learning institution.

ii. Skills and experience in Microsoft Computer Applications are added advantages.

Duties and Responsibilities

(i) Index, files, registers University notices and all other legal documents and ensures their safe custody.
(ii) Compiles evidence relevant for court proceedings concerning the University.
(iii) Attends to registration of all legal documents.
(iiii) Takes charge of documents and correspondences of all legal issues.
(v) Performs any other duties as may be assigned by one’s supervisor.

MODE OF APPLICATION

o Applicants must attach copies of relevant certificates and current curricula vitae.
o Letters of recommendation from three (3) outstanding academic/work referees for all Academic posts.
o Applicants must indicate reliable contact addresses e.g. telephone number and e-mail.
o Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
o Applicants under Public service employment MUSTforward 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 24th August, 2018.
o Applications can also be sent by email through vc@suza.ac.tz.

For Further information, please contact the Directorate of Human Resource Management of the State University of Zanzibar physically or through hrd@suza.ac.tz.

Our contact addresses

Website www.suza.ac.tz

E-mail vc@suza.ac.tz  

P. O. Box 146                                                            

Tel: +255-24-2230724

Fax: 255-24-2233337

Zanzibar – Tanzania    

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