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15 Sep 2023

Computer Laboratory Technician at SUMAIT

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Job Description


The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) is built on the foundation of the former University

College of Education Zanzibar (UCEZ) established in 1998 by a charity organization, Kuwait based, Direct-Aid (DA). In line with her expansion, the University is also restructuring her programs and creating positions to accommodate her current needs.

Therefore, Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified and competent Individuals to fill the academic and Administrative vacant posts as follows: –

Computer Laboratory Technician (1 post)

Job title: Computer Laboratory Technician

Duty station: Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) Reporting to: IT Technician

Roles & Responsibilities
A successful Computer Laboratory Technician must have a thorough knowledge of computer software and hardware and a variety of internet applications, networks, and operating systems. The ideal candidate will also have great troubleshooting abilities and attention to detail.

Essential Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities:

Set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices (routers, printers etc.)  Check computer hardware (HDD, mousses, keyboards etc.) to ensure functionality.
Install and configure appropriate software and functions according to specifications.
Develop and maintain local networks in ways that optimize performance.
Ensure security and privacy of networks and computer systems.
Provide orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment.
Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work.
Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.)
Maintain records/logs of repairs and fixes and maintenance schedule.
Identify computer or network equipment shortages and place orders.


Certification or Diploma in Information Technology (IT) will be an advantage (e.g., CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional).
Diploma in Computer Science, engineering, or relevant field
Proven experience as Computer Laboratory Technician or relevant position  Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
Good knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles.

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Method of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV.), certified copies of their certificates, names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Applicants should apply to the strength of the information given in this advertisement
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), otherwise, your request will not be considered.
Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal actions.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
Salary and Remunerations
Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.
Deadline 24/09/2023

Hand delivered application should reach Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT), Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 24 th September 2023. Or you can send your application through Email at: [email protected]
Applications should be addressed to:
Vice Chancellor, Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT), P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar/Tanzania Email: [email protected]

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