Personal Secretary , Tanzania Library Services Board

The Tanzania Library Services Board was established under the Act. Of Parliament No.36 of 1964 which was repealed by Act No. 6 0f 1975 which vests responsibility of establishing and maintaining Public libraries and providing Professional and Para - Professional training in the Country.
The Board now invites applications from qualified Tanzanians to fill vacant positions as mentioned below:-


Duty Station: Bukoba and Morogoro Regional Libraries

Qualifications and experience

• Must be holder of National form IV Certificate with at least 2 credit.
• Must be holder of a Certificate in Secretarial Studies from any recognized Secretarial Institution with typing speed of 50 WPM and shorthand 100 PM.
• Should have ability to communicate both in English and Swahili.
• Must be computer literate.

Duties and Responsibilities

• To type all forms of correspondence, memoranda minutes and reports.
• To handle visitors, ascertain the nature of their business and relay information to the executive concerned.
• To handle diary of appointments, meetings, occasions, official travelling and other scheduled activities.
• To prepare and facilitate departmental and other meetings and process record of the proceedings.
• To keep files, sensitive documents and other material secured.

Personal Attributes
• Ability to work independently and committed to deliver high quality results.
• Demonstrate excellent personal integrity and confidentiality.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills in both English and Swahili

Age limit – not above 35


Candidates meeting the required qualifications should send their written applications with two (2) passport size photographs attached on the front page of the application letter along with the following attachments:

(i) A detailed typed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names of two referees, their addresses, Telephone numbers and E-mail address if any.
(ii) Photocopies of relevant academic certificates.
(iii) Photocopies of Birth Certificate.

Application must be sent to:-

The Director General,
Tanzania Library Services Board,
P.O. Box 9283,