Africa University

Technical Instructor: Print Journalism (Mutare)

Africa University
Mar. 01, 2024
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Job Description

Reporting to the HOD, the main duties and responsibilities of Technical Instructor will be that of teaching, producing, conducting solution-oriented products that will lead to transformative policy changes and innovation in the field of Media and Journalism in line with Education 5.0.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mentor students in print journalism production routines in all formats.
  • Develop and deliver teaching material for various undergraduate programmes in print Journalism and related courses.
  • Active engagement in high-quality research and productions in print Journalism;
  • Innovative practical teaching and student mentorship.
  • Produce print journalism productions in specified formats.
  • Manage and maintain print journalism equipment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Journalism, Media, Communication or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Media, Communication or its equivalent or its equivalent.
  • A National Diploma in Print Journalism, Media, Communication or its equivalent from a recognised institution.
  • Proven practical experience  in Editing and Production in a reputable media organisation.
  • Strong portfolio of broadcast productions (ability to produce quality print productions).
  • Excellent knowledge of print editing applications and procedures.
  • Ability to impart practical production, editing and post production skills to students.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage print journalism equipment.
  • Photojournalism, mobile journalism and citizen journalism skills are a requisite.
  • Conversant with multimedia convergence and data analytics


How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit an application letter, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification (ID & birth certificate), and a detailed curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, date of availability, current salary, contact details, names and addresses of three referees. The application pack should be sent as, a single pdf file to the e-mail address: is mandatory by no later than 1400 hours on Friday, 01 March 2024. Applicants should indicate the post being applied for on the application letter, and only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

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Africa University

Africa University is a "private, Pan-African and United Methodist-related institution." It has over 1,200 students from 36 African countries. It is located 17 km northwest of Mutare, Zimbabwe. It grants bachelor's, master's and PhD degrees in various programs.

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