Library Assistant II at SJUT April, 2024 – Updated




St John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT) is a relatively young but dynamic university aspiring to become a global player in the provision of higher education, owned by the Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT). SJUT is committed to a culture of quality, excellence and absolute integrity in the context of Biblical values. The University is seeking to recruit and bring onboard suitable individuals to provide effective leadership and contribute to the realization of the aspirations of the University. The Chief Mazengo campus is located at Kikuyu area in Dodoma, about 3.5km southwest of the town centre.


The University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:


Job Title : LIBRARY ASSISTANT II (1 Post) 

Reports to : Director of Library Services and Information Management

Duty Station : SJUT Chief Mazengo Campus – Dodoma

Job Summary : The purpose of the post is to assist the Director of Library Services and Information Management in the performance of duties pertaining to administration of library services and information management.


Qualifications :


Holder of Advanced Level Certificate of Education with credit passes in English and Kiswahili or form IV leaver with Certificate and the National Library Assistant Certificate issued by Lower Standard Library examination (TLS) or equivalent from a recognized institution.

Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in a 5-point scale.


Main Duties and Responsibilities :

The Library Assistant II shall be responsible to the Director of Library Services and Information Management for the efficient and effective performance of duties and responsibilities pertaining to library service and information management. He/she shall specifically be responsible for the following:

(i) Undertaking on the job training in library duties;

(ii) Performing library clerical duties and responsibilities;

(iii) Registering of readers;

(iv) Issuing of books to readers;

(v)Receiving books from readers;

(vi) Handling of simple enquiries from readers;

(vii) Bibliographical searching; and

(viii) Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by competent authority.

Salary Scale : Staff salary rank according to SJUT Scheme of Service

Tenure : Fixed term contract of four (4) years renewable on satisfactory performance.


Mode of Application:


Complete application package that consists of application letter supported with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three referees and their contact details, certified relevant copies of certificates i.e. Degree/Diploma certificates, testimonials, academic transcripts plus secondary school certificates should be submitted not later than Monday, 15th April, 2024 at 04:00 p.m. to:

Vice Chancellor,

St John’s University of Tanzania

1 St John Road, 41111 Kikuyu North | P.O Box 47, Dodoma, Tanzania.

Tel: 0677-086 095   E-mail:  OR


Please Note: 

(i) “Testimonials”, “Provisional Results”, “Statement of Results”, and FORM IV and FORM VI Results Slips will not be accepted.

(ii) Applicants who have studied abroad, outside Tanzania, have to show evidence of recognition of their foreign awards by relevant authorities (TCU, NACTE and NECTA).

(iii) When you apply through email, please put the job title on the subject line and attach only 2 files, one being application letter and curriculum vitae, and the second academic certificates.


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