Student Welfare OfficerPopular – State University of Zanzibar

i. Holder of Degree in Sociology or its equivalent qualification.
ii. Prior experience in Social work or Guidance and Counseling activities is an added
iii. Must be able to communicate in English fluently.
iv. Basic skills in Microsoft office application.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Assists the Dean of students in students counseling and guidance in his or her
respective hall residence.
ii. Coordinates academic advice for students in his/her respective hall of residence in
collaboration with academic advisors.
iii. Coordinates students cultural, recreational and sports activities in his or her hall of
iv. Serves as an advisor to students’ Government at the hall of residence level and
attends meeting of the Health Committee and the Hall Assembly.
v. Issues permits to students who may experience emergencies that need absences from
the campus for some days.
vi. Takes care of students’ welfare and ensures that the sick are urgently treated and
taken care of satisfactorily.
vii. Performs any other duties as may be directed by senior official.

Mode of Application
Applicants must attach copies of relevant certificates, current curriculum vitae, letter of
recommendation from three (3) outstanding academic/work referee (for applicants of
academic posts) and where applicable, the police clearance report, Zanzibar identification
card/National identification card or identification letter from Sheha of his residential area
and indicate reliable contact address e.g. telephone number, Telefax, e-mail etc.
o Applicants under Public service employment MUST forward their application letter
through their respective employers.
o Online applications with scanned credentials in PDF are acceptable.
o Candidates should apply on the strength of the information given in this
advertisement, applications failing to meet the above conditions will not be
o All applications should be addressed to the

Vice Chancellor,
State University of Zanzibar,
P. O. Box 146,
and reach him not later than Tuesday 26th September 2017.
For further information, please contact the Directorate of Human Resource of the
State University of Zanzibar through or visit our website –
Our contact addresses