Network Technician

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 2 Years
  • What we do Education / Teaching & Training
  • Qualifications Diploma level

Job Description

Lupane State University has served northwest Zimbabwe’s educational needs since 2014. As the region’s largest public institution of higher learning, LSU impacts over 5,000 students annually through diverse academic programs and research.

Lupane State University seeks a skilled Network Technician to maintain infrastructure supporting the entire campus community. This hands-on role ensures smooth network operations through installation, configuration, and issue resolution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and install all cabling and electronic network communications equipment infrastructure.
  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot connectivity problems
  • Manage user accounts, permissions and system security at the OS level
  • Test and deploy approved updates, upgrades or new systems as needed
  • Document network configurations, topologies and equipment specifications
  • Liaise with vendors for incident response, product support and escalations
  • Continuously research and integrate latest tools to optimize operations
  • Provide technical guidance to other IT teams as a subject matter expert

Qualifications and Experience:

  • First degree in IT, Engineering or relevant field with 2+ years experience
  • Higher National Diploma with minimum 4 years hands-on network support
  • CompTIA or CCNA industry certification is a plus
  • Expert knowledge of Windows Server, Linux, networking protocols and WiFi
  • Excellent troubleshooting and customer service abilities
  • Attention to detail and capability to multi-task in a busy work environment

To Apply

Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their applications in a single PDF file. The application should consist of the application letter and curriculum vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, birth certificate and National Identity Card.

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