Gwanda State University (GSU)

Chief Secretary

Gwanda State University (GSU)
Mar. 31, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the above post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • A minimum of a National Diploma in Secretarial Studies (HEXCO).
  • At least five (5) Ordinary Level Passes including English Language. 
  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant post qualification experience in a similar position preferably in a tertiary setting.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
  • Able to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters.
  • Excellent attention to detail, including proof reading skills and the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Acts as a first point of contact for the Student Affairs Division and manages communication including highly confidential information.
  • Planning and diarising appointments for the Dean of Students.
  • Typing and filing correspondence for the Division.
  • Distributing internal correspondence generated in the office.
  • Organising departmental meetings and taking minutes.
  • Requesting and collecting stationery for the Division.
  • Performing any other related tasks as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.


  • Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.

How to Apply

Soft copies in a single continuous PDF file of each of the following: application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses should be sent to: or hand delivered to:

The Acting Senior Assistant Registrar

Human Resources Section

Gwanda State University

Epoch Mine Campus

P O Box 30


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Gwanda State University is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates and differently abled people are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 31 March 2023. 

Gwanda State University (GSU)

Gwanda State University is a state higher education institution that is in Gwanda, Zimbabwe. The university is temporarily at the former Epoch Mine in Gwanda whilst construction takes place. The main campus shall be on an 87 hectares (210 acres) site in Gwanda, with a 2.5 hectares (6.2 acres) farm at Filabusi.

Address: Epoch Mine Campus, P.O Box 30, Filabusi

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