Secretary Job at University of Iringa

Secretary Job at University of Iringa

Secretary Job at University of Iringa

The University of Iringa (Formerly Tumaini University at Iringa) is one of the Private Universities legally operating in Tanzania. It operates under the Trusteeship of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania — Iringa Diocese. The University has no religious segregation when it comes to students’ registration and or staff recruitment. However; the University is guided by Christian Values and advocates for the rights of its employees and the organizations it works with and/or works for.

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The University of Iringa offers Certificates and Diplomas in non-degree programs, Bachelor’s degrees for undergraduate studies, and Post Graduate Degrees in the following disciplines: Theology and Missions, Business and Economics, Law, Psychology, Science and Education, and Arts and Social Sciences.

Secretary Job at University of Iringa

In cementing its ties with the prevailing National needs, the University of Iringa runs two practical Institutes namely, Microfinance, and the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The University is located on the skirts of Iringa Municipality alongside Iringa — Dodoma highway.

Due to the expansion and growth of its functions, the University of Iringa is in need of filling in the identified gaps/ vacant positions. It, therefore; invites qualified and reliable applicants to fill the following posts:

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Post Title: Secretary

Department of Finance: Administration

Specialization and Qualifications:

Must have a minimum education qualification of at least, a Diploma in Secretarial Studies with relevant working experience in a similar position for at least, 3 years plus a satisfactory performance based on appraisal reports. Must be able to communicate in English and Swahili and take shorthand notes, write minutes, draft reports, and possess good computer knowledge including excel program.


  • Applicants should indicate the Departments/ Disciplines for which they apply.
  • Applicants should indicate the positions they apply for in the subject of the email.
  • Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
  • Certificates for foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • Recommendation letters from reputable referees/previous employers, alternatively a certificate of service will be an added advantage.

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Interested candidates should apply in confined enclosing:

  • An application letter.
  • A detailed CV.
  • Photocopies of relevant academic certificates and transcripts.
  • Photocopy of birth certificate.
  • Names and addresses of three referees.
  • Photocopy of National ID card.

Salary: The salary is attractive as spelled out in the University Scheme of Service

Fringe Benefits: in accordance with the University regulations

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If you meet the above requirements and wish to join any of the above units, please send your current CV with certified academic certificates and transcripts to the address below. Indicate three reputable names of referees, their contact addresses, e-mail, and phone numbers. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be sent to:

The Vice-Chancellor,
University of Iringa,
P. O. Box 200,
Email: vc@uoi.ac.tz

The deadline for applications is not later than 30 September 2022.

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