Thursday, 14 February 2013

Job Vacancies~Mzumbe University

(Chuo Kikuu Mzumbe)


The Mzumbe University invites applications from suitably qualified and competent candidates to fill the following vacant posts:

SENIOR LECTURERS/LECTURER (4 Posts) – Main Campus (2), DSM Campus College (1) AND MBEYA CAMPUS COLLEGE (1)

a) Qualifications and Experience:
       Holder of a good PhD degree in a specialized functional area with at least nine years of work experience related to teaching and/or research (for senior lecturer). In addition the candidate must have at least a total of seven points obtained from recognized publications.

b) Duties:
       Undertaking formal training; develop systems to solve specific problems; doing research in areas which will provide new and better techniques for managers; managing post experience seminars and course for practicing personnel; providing close guidance to students; developing comprehensive cases; providing guidance to junior members of staff.

C) Areas of Specialization:
·         Education
·         Finance/Accounting
·         Mathematics
·         Marketing/Entrepreneurship/Economics 

d) salary scale: PUTS 6 – 7 

       2. LECTURER
a) Qualifications and Experience:
       Holder of a good PhD degree in a specialized functional area.

       b) Duties:
       Will be required to teach in formal courses and conduct seminars; undertake individual research and participate in bigger multi-disciplinary research projects; prepare manuals and case studies for training; provide close supervision and guidance to students; manage undergraduate programmes with the assistance of a committee; work on consultancy projects and be responsible for guidance and coaching.

       c) Salary Scale: PUTS 4 - 5

d) Areas of Specialization:
·         Education – Main Campus
·         Finance/Accounting – Dar es Salaam Campus College
·         Mathematics – Main Campus
·         Marketing/Entrepreneurship/Economics - (Mbeya)

3. ASSISTANT LECTURERS- (3) Main Campus (1) Mbeya Campus College (2)
       a) Qualifications and Experience:
       Holder of a Master degree in a specialized functional area. In addition, the candidate must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in first degree and assessed as potentially good academically.

b) Duties:
Conducting lectures; preparing case studies; assisting in tutorial/seminars in degree and
other courses; work in co-operation with senior members on specific projects such as
research and consultancy.

c) Areas of Specialization:
·         Mathematics - ( Mbeya)
·         Development Policy/Political Science - ( Main Campus)
·         Health Monitoring and Evaluation – Main Campus

d) Salary Scale: PUTS 2 - 3

(a)    Qualifications and Experience:
Holder of Master Degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant working experience of at least 12 years of which at least 5 years must be at a senior managerial position and must have been registered as a consulting engineer with the relevant Board.  Possession of PhD degree will be an added advantage.

(b)    Responsible to: Deputy Vice Chancellor- Administration and Finance

(c)     Personal Attributes:
(i)     Person of high integrity;
(ii)    Ability to plan organize and supervise;
(iii)  Self motivated and ability to work efficiently and effectively even under pressure;
(iv)  Excellent communication in both Kiswahili and English;
(v)    Ability to work with a range of stakeholders;
(vi)  Ability to deliver accurate and high quality output timely.

(d)    Duties:
(i)     Formulates policy proposals related to estates activities;
(ii)    Maintains and coordinates work contacts with building and maintenance staff of the Estate Unit;
(iii)  Prepares  and compiles budget estimates for Capital Development;
(iv)  Prepares training and development plans for estates staff;
(v)    Coordinates preparation of the physical master plan;
(vi)  Coordinates the effective maintenance and rehabilitation of the infrastructure;
(vii) Performs any other duties as may be assigned by superior;

(e)    Salary Scale: PGSS 21

5. ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT GRADE I (1 Post) – Dar es Salaam Campus
(a)    Qualifications and Experience:
Possession of a University Degree in Accountancy or Advanced Diploma in Accountancy or professional Level II or module C and D with at least three years working experience.

(b)    Duties:
(i)         Receives and pays out cash and cheques;
(ii)        Maintains full and accurate accounting records;
(iii)      Prepares final reconciliation;
(iv)      Ensures safe custody of cash and cheques;
(v)        Posts and balances ledger accounts;
(vi)      Issues invoices, makes follow-up of payment of bills;
(vii)     Controls, maintains and prepares true and accurate projects accounts up to trial balance and reports on performance and costs;
(viii)    Maintains vote book and prepares all financial statements including vote book summary, final accounts and balance sheet of payment;
(ix)      Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor

(c)     Salary Scale: PGSS 13 - 14

6. SUPPLIES ASSISTANT GRADE I (1 Post) – Main Campus

(a)    Qualifications and Experience:
Holder of National Storekeeping Certificate (NSC) from a recognized institution with working experience of not less than three years.

(b)    Duties:
(i)     Checks transactions in stores accounting documents and registers;
(ii)    Receives and issues vouchers, delivery notes and invoices;
(iii)  Prepares purchase requisitions/orders upon approval by his/her supervisor;
(iv)  Performs any other duties as may be assigned by superior.

(c)     Salary Scale: PGSS 7 - 8

Application letters with detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and copies of relevant certificates should reach the undersigned, in both soft and hard copies, not later than 28th February, 2013. Candidates must also give names, contact addresses as well as telephone numbers of two referees best known to them.

Please Note:
-    All above positions require excellent communications, in   both, spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
-    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through their addresses and/or telephone numbers. If no communication is made to you by 20th March, 2013 you should regard yourself as unsuccessful.

For hard copies send to:
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance),
Mzumbe University,
P.O. Box 1,

For scanned soft copies send to:

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