Africa University, a Pan African and United Methodist Church Related Institution in Zimbabwe,
invites applications from suitably qualified and well experienced persons to fill the following strategic
Reporting to the Security Officer, the Assistant Security Officer will produce security briefs on a daily
basis on the security situation. Escorting cash from the bank, to the bank or any other place off
campus. Receiving reports from individuals and processing them. Assisting the Security Officer in
arranging security coverage at all University functions. Advising the University community on
security matters. Taking over the Security Officer’s responsibilities in his absence.
Key responsibilities

  • Assisting Security Officer in risk management
  • Supervising Sergeants and security guards
  • Administration
  • Investigating
  • Training of security personnel

Education and Experience

  • A relevant Degree
  • Diploma in Security Management or equivalent
  • Service in a recognized security organization like the Police, Army and Prisons
  • Computer literate
  • 15 Years, 5 of which must have been in a supervisory rank such as Assistant Inspector or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of legal guidelines for area security and public safety
  • Excellent surveillance and observation skills
  • Tech-savvy with experience in surveillance systems


Applications together with copies of Curriculum vitae, certified copies and certificates, academic
transcripts and at least three names of referees with their e-mail, phone numbers and postal addresses
should be forwarded to:
Assistant Registrar, Human Resources & Administration
Africa University
P. O. Box 1320
Zimbabwe or email to:
The closing date for applications is 18 May 2021
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.