7 Job Opportunities at The Open University of Tanzania (OUT)

The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) is a public university, established by the Act of Parliament No 17 of 1992. Since 1st January, 2007, the University has been operating under the OUT Charter Inc. of 2007, which is in line with the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005. Its stated mission is “to provide relevant, quality, flexible, accessible, and affordable open online education, research, and services to the community for social economic development of Tanzania and the rest of the world. The Open University of Tanzania operates through its temporary headquarters in Kinondoni, Dar es Salaam and its 30 regional centers in each region of Tanzania Mainland including Coordination Centers in Tanzania Islands – Unguja and Pemba in Zanzibar.


i. Installs standard softwares
ii. Trouble shoots hardware software problems
iii. Solves simple hardware software problems
iv. Assists in designing and coding small system jobs for users
v. Assists students in debugging programmes and programming systems
vi. Assists in the development of online instructional strategies, course materials, and assessments at the open University of Tanzania
vii. Design and develop e-learning instructional material for OUT students and Academic staff including all creative assets (Design documentation, content outlines, motion graphics
viii. Assist both instructors and students on issues related to online content
ix. Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games) that will enhance online learning

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or any other related field. Professional certifications in related field or specialization will be an added advantage.

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age except for those who are in Public Service;
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
 Birth certificate.
v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted
 Form IV and form VI results slips;
 Testimonials and all partial transcripts.
vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers;
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
x. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
xii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 27 Bibi Titi Mohammed Road, P.O. Box 63100, Maktaba Complex, 11102 Dar Es Salaam.
xiii. Deadline for application is 11th October, 2018 and;
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;
xv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;

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7 Job Opportunities at The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) 7 Job Opportunities at The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) Reviewed by Ajira Yako on Monday, October 01, 2018 Rating: 5
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