Cashier (10 Fulltime and 2 Relief Posts)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

BURSAR’S DEPARTMENT

POST: CASHIER (10 FULLTIME AND 2 RELIEF POSTS)

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 5 O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Minimum Diploma in Accounting.
  • Computer Literacy. (ICDL or equivalent as an added advantage)
  • 3 years’ experience as a cashier.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Receipting manually or electronically fees for students and staff members.
  • Posting manual receipts in to pastel.
  • Receipting canteen fees for all students, visitors and staff members.
  • Attending to student and staff queries.
  • Manually receipting daily tuck-shop sales and posting them in the pastel system
  • Cashing up daily collections and signing the cash register.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and email addresses of three referees addressed to:

 

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055

GWERU

Closing date for applications is 4 May 2018. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

Buying Assistant: General Purchases

INTERNAL ADVERT

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

PROCUREMENT OFFICE

POST: BUYING ASSISTANT: GENERAL PURCHASES

The Job

Reporting to the Assistant Buyer Tenders & Contracts, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Receiving requisitions from user departments and processing them
  • Sourcing quotations for requested goods
  • Creating comparative schedules of received quotations
  • Conversion of requisitions into purchase orders
  • Sending orders to suppliers and expediting
  • Liaising with Central Stores on stock levels
  • Maintaining contract lines register for employees and processing monthly bills
  • Sending documents to Central Stores for receipt of physical orders
  • Executing monthly purchase journals

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • HND Purchasing & Supply
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree in Purchasing & Supply Management will be an added advantage
  • High appreciation of the New Procurement Act & the Regulations
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in purchasing or stores management

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and  e-mail addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar Human Resources

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055

      GWERU

Closing date for applications is 30 April 2018. Please note that only candidates currently employed by the University will be considered.

Buying Assistant: General Purchases

INTERNAL ADVERT

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

PROCUREMENT OFFICE

POST: BUYING ASSISTANT: GENERAL PURCHASES

The Job

Reporting to the Assistant Buyer Tenders & Contracts, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Receiving requisitions from user departments and processing them
  • Sourcing quotations for requested goods
  • Creating comparative schedules of received quotations
  • Conversion of requisitions into purchase orders
  • Sending orders to suppliers and expediting
  • Liaising with Central Stores on stock levels
  • Maintaining contract lines register for employees and processing monthly bills
  • Sending documents to Central Stores for receipt of physical orders
  • Executing monthly purchase journals

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • HND Purchasing & Supply
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree in Purchasing & Supply Management will be an added advantage
  • High appreciation of the New Procurement Act & the Regulations
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in purchasing or stores management

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and  e-mail addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar Human Resources

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055

      GWERU

Closing date for applications is 30 April 2018. Please note that only candidates currently employed by the University will be considered.

Catering Services

STAFF VACANCY

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

CATERING SERVICES

POST A: SUPERVISOR (X 2)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics
  • HND in Hotel and Catering Management.
  • At Least 5 years’ supervisory experience in Hotel and Catering Industry.
  • Knowledge of menu preparation and food costing.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Ordering food commodities for the canteen.
  • Monitoring the preparation of food in the canteens and ensuring that high standards are maintained.
  • Monitoring the general cleanliness and maintenance of high standards of hygiene in the workplace.
  • Attending to customer complaints.
  • Compiling duty Rosters.
  • Regular inventory of kitchen equipment.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Catering Services Director.

 POST B: COOKS (X 6)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 ‘O’ Levels.
  • City & Guilds Catering Certificate/HND Cookery/ Skilled Worker Class 1 Certificate in Cooking.
  • At Least 5 years’ experience as cook in a reputable Hotel/Organisation.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing and presenting timely meal services according to set standards as detailed on the menu.
  • Ensuring safe and hygienic operation of the kitchen area.
  • Maintenance of a clean and hygienic environment.
  • Assisting supervisors to monitor staff performance.
  • Participating in planning of menus, rotas and orders.
  • Dishing and serving food according to set standards and portions.
  • Assisting supervisors in receiving, checking and storing deliveries.
  • Preparing meals for special functions outside normal working hours.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

POST C: WAITER/WAITRESS (X6)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language.
  • At Least 5 years’ experience as a waiter or cook in a reputable Hotel/Organisation.
  • Knowledge of bar operations will be an added advantage.
  • Fluent in English Language, must have excellent interpersonal skills and good customer care.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cleaning the dining hall and tables.
  • Serving food and beverages to clients.
  • Maintaining health and safety standards at the workplace.
  • Assisting in food preparation.
  • General maintenance of hygiene and cleanliness of the canteen premises.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and e-mail addresses of three referees addressed to:

 

The Deputy Registrar Human Resources

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055

GWERU

Closing date for applications is 23 April 2018. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.

Security Corporal (X 4)

INTERNAL ADVERT

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

SECURITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

POST: SECURITY CORPORAL (X 4)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ordinary Level Certificate.
  • Certificate in Security or proof of having received training in security operations from reputable accredited institutions.
  • At least five years’ experience in the security sector.
  • Experience in acting the position of Corporal for a period of at least six months would be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable ability in the use of Computers.
  • Knowledge of closed-circuit television (CCTV) monitoring an added advantage.

 

DESCRIPTION

Parades, inspects, and deploys security guards to various security points, monitors their performance, welfare, skills and advices high authorities accordingly. Coaches them, rewards or reprimands them on minor conducts and misconducts respectively.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will report to the Sergeant and will be responsible for:

  • Receiving briefing from outgoing corporal on events of the shift, reports any outstanding issues before handover/takeover.
  • Parading his relief section 15 minutes before starting time, inspecting the section kit, turnout and physical condition of each individual.
  • Spelling out operational orders and checking on the performance and alertness of deployed security details under his command
  • Ensuring that station posts books are up to date and contain all the occurrences and incidents of the shift.
  • Recording and checking all scene reports and attending to them promptly.
  • Identifying and promptly reporting potential security threats and conducting necessary investigations were appropriate.
  • Recording statements from informants, complainants, witnesses and accused/suspected persons.
  • Ensuring smooth flow of communication within the section and also with Corporals of other sections.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

 

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055

GWERU

Closing date for applications is13April 2018. Please note that only candidates currently employed by the University will be considered.

Security Sergeant (X3)

INTERNAL ADVERT

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

SECURITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

POST: Security Sergeant (X3)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 ‘O’ levels including English.
  • Certificate in Security or proof of having received training in security operations from reputable accredited institutions.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Clean record of service with the University.
  • Proven experience of supervisory position for a period of at least 6 years in the security sector.
  • Experience in acting the position of Sergeant for a period of at least six months would be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable ability in the use of Computers.
  • Knowledge of closed-circuit television (CCTV) monitoring an added advantage.

DESCRIPTION

Draws up tactical plans of operations. Breaks down strategic operation plans and portfolio orders into field operational orders. Supervises security corporals and carry out any other duties as assigned by the deputy security officer.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will report to the Deputy Security Officerand will be responsible for the following:

  • Receives briefing from corporalsregularly and report to the Deputy Security Officer.
  • Works in conjunction and consultationwith the deputy security officer to breakdown portfolio orders into tactical operational orders.
  • Brief the corporals on the implementation of orders allowing them to give inputs thereto.
  • Evaluates the implementation of all instructions, orders and departmental policies and takes corrective actions when and wherever necessary
  • Checks and inspects performance and all record books
  • Deals with offences committed by staff members of grade 10 and above
  • Gives further investigation directives to dockets and cases investigated by corporals
  • Handles departmental disciplinary cases involving security guards and corporals
  • Any other duties as assigned by superiors through the normal security channels of communication.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

 

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055

GWERU

Closing date for applications is 13 April 2018. Please note that only candidates currently employed by the University will be considered.

Department of Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology (2 Part Time Posts)

STAFF VACANCY

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED PERSONS FOR THE FOLLOWING PART TIME POST:

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

Department of Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology 

Post: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (2 Part Time Posts)

Qualifications 

  • BSc in Biotechnology/ Biological Sciences or equivalent with at least 2.1 pass.
  • MSc in Biotechnology or equivalent.
  • PhD in the relevant area is an added advantage.

 

Duties & Responsibilities 

The candidate must be capable of teaching and supervising students’ research work, and should be able to teach at least two (2) of the following modules at undergraduate level:

  • Structural Biology.
  • Gene Structure & Function.
  • Recombinant DNA Technology. 

APPLICATIONS 

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055
GWERU

Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 1400 hours. Note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.

Faculty Of Natural Resources Management And Agriculture

STAFF VACANCY


APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED PERSONS FOR THE FOLLOWING PART-TIME LECTURESHIP POSTS:

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

FACULTY OF NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE 

Department of Agronomy 

Post A: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor –Plant Genetic Resources Conservation(1 Part Time Post)

Qualifications 

  • Relevant first degree with at least 2.1 pass.
  • Masters degree in Plant Genetic Resources Conservation and Management or equivalent.
  • Doctoral Degree in Agricultural Sciences or equivalent.

Post B: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor – Plant Biotechnology(1Part Time Post) 

Qualifications 

  • Relevant first degree with at least 2.1 pass.
  • Masters degree in Plant Biotechnology or equivalent.
  • Doctoral Degree in Genetic Engineering or equivalent. 

APPLICATIONS 

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055
GWERU
 

Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 1200 hours. Note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.

 

Faculty Of Education - Part-Time Lectureship Posts

STAFF VACANCY

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED PERSONS FOR THE FOLLOWING PART-TIME LECTURESHIP POSTS:

 

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

FACULTY OF EDUCATION 

Department of Applied Education – Gweru Campus (Part-Time Lectureship Posts) 

POST A: ENGLISH (3 Posts) 

Qualifications 

  • Ed/BA degree in the area.
  • Ed/MA in English.
  • Holders of a PhD or studying towards a PhD in the relevant area will have an added advantage. 

POST B: RELIGIOUS STUDIES (4 Posts) 

Qualifications 

  • Ed/BA degree in the area.
  • Ed/MA in Religious Studies.
  • Holders of a PhD or studying towards a PhD in the relevant area will have an added advantage.

POST C: HISTORY (3 Posts) 

Qualifications 

  • Ed/BA degree in the area.
  • Ed/MA in History.
  • Holders of a PhD or studying towards a PhD in the relevant area will have an added advantage. 

POST D: AFRICAN LANGUAGES (2 Posts) 

Qualifications 

  • Ed/BA degree in the area.
  • Ed/MA in African Languages.
  • Holders of a PhD or studying towards a PhD in the relevant area will have an added advantage. 

POST E: GEOGRAPGHY (2 Posts) 

Qualifications 

  • Ed/BSc degree in the area.
  • Ed/MSc/MA in Geography.
  • Holders of a PhD or studying towards a PhD in the relevant area will have an added advantage. 

POST F: GENDER STUDIES – HARARE CAMPUS (1 Post) 

Qualifications 

  • Ed/BSc Sociology.
  • Ed in Sociology/Psychology/Philosophy.
  • Holders of a PhD or studying towards a PhD in the relevant area will have an added advantage. 

POST G: EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT – HARARE CAMPUS (1 Post) & BULAWAYO CAMPUS (1 Post) 

Qualifications 

  • Ed in Educational Management.
  • Ed in Educational Management.
  • Holders of a PhD or studying towards a PhD in the relevant area will have an added advantage. 

POST H: PRIMARY EDUCATION (SCIENCE/SOCIAL STUDIES) – HARARE CAMPUS (2 Posts) & BULAWAYO CAMPUS (2 Posts) 

Qualifications 

  • Ed in Science or Social Studies.
  • Ed in Science/Social Studies/Curriculum Studies.
  • Holders of a PhD or studying towards a PhD in the relevant area will have an added advantage. 

NB: APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE A TEACHING QUALIFICATION.

APPLICATIONS 

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055
GWERU

*NB: In an endeavor to cut employment costs, first preference will be given to candidates currently residing in the vicinity of the mentioned campuses.

 Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 7 March 2018. Note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.

Department of Film and Theatre Arts – Zvishavane Campus (1 Part-Time Post)

STAFF VACANCY

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED PERSONS FOR THE FOLLOWING PART TIME POST:

 

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

FACULTY OF ARTS 

Department of Film and Theatre Arts – Zvishavane Campus 

Post: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (1Part Time Post)

Qualifications 

  • BA in Theatre Arts Studies/Drama.
  • MA/MPhil in Theatre Arts Studies.
  • PhD in Theatre Studies is an added advantage.

Duties & Responsibilities 

The candidate must be capable of teaching and supervising students’research work and should be able to teach at least three (3) ofthe following modules at undergraduate level:

  • Theory of Acting.
  • Production Practicum (Play Making).
  • Comparative Theatre Studies in Africa.
  • Television Performance (Practical).
  • Choreography and Dance Production.
  • Musical Theatre.

APPLICATIONS 

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

 

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055
GWERU

 

*NB: In an endeavor to cut employment costs, first preference will be given to candidates currently residing in the vicinity of the mentioned campus.

 

Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 7 March 2018. Note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.

 

Internal Audit Assistant (X 1)

STAFF VACANCY

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

INTERNAL AUDIT SECTION

POST: INTERNAL AUDIT ASSISTANT (X 1)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Accountancy Honours Degree or equivalent, and
  • Full ACCA, CIS or equivalent qualification.
  • As least two (2) years internal auditing experience a MUST
  • Knowledge of computerised accounting packages/ systems will be an added advantage
  • Applicants should preferably be members of the Internal Auditors in Zimbabwe
  • Must be highly computer literate with a deep understanding on internal controls and accounting systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will report to the Internal Auditor and will be responsible for:

  • Assisting Internal Auditor in producing a risk based annual audit plan
  • Assisting external auditors in the performance of financial year end audits
  • Check on accuracy of all financial statements and income returns
  • Compliance testing and Substantive testing
  • Reporting audit findings and making recommendations for systems improvements
  • Spot checks
  • Verification of physical existence of assets
  • Maintenance of file and documents
  • Administration and office work for audit section

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

 

The Deputy Registrar Human Resources

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055

GWERU

Closing date for applications is 21March 2018.Please note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.