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

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


Post: Computer Laboratory Technician (1 Post – Gweru Campus)


HND in Computer Studies/ equivalent.
A good first Honours Degree in Information Systems is an added advantage.
At least 2 years working experience manning a Computer Lab.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performing installation, upgrading, and maintenance of software applications and suites ensuring compliance with license agreements and copyright legislation
Providing user support for staff and students
Advising the Chairperson on technical issues and consult with vendor support agencies to resolve problems and determine equipment requirements
Maintaining an accurate inventory of technical equipment, including system and software configurations and network addressing
Implementing software utilities, installing hardware devices, and developing procedures to ensure the security and reliability of equipment, software, and data resources
Acquiring and maintaining requisite technical skills to accurately diagnose and resolve problems and concerns associated with computer hardware, software, and peripheral devices
Performing assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner and with minimal supervision
Conducting tutorials and assist in the development of computer projects and innovations.


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


Closing date for applications is 10 January 2020. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.