Senior Library Officer 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:




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 Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies or Digital Library Learning from a recognized Institution. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in a 5-point scale in undergraduate degree and a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale for a Master’s degree or equivalent.

Experience : A minimum of three (3) years of relevant work experience. Competence in information communication technology, communication skills and digital information skills will be an added advantage.


Main Duties and Responsibilities :


The Senior Library Officer 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) Supervising junior library staff in a given section;

(ii) Supervising the shelving of books and periodicals;

(iii) Identifying library users’ book requirements;

(iv) Compiling and analyzing statistical data;

(v) Undertaking library project work;

(vi) Teaching computer use to junior library staff and users; and

(vii) 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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