Laboratory Technician - Computing

Vacancy   December 5, 2017
Computing and Information Technology Department
December 15, 2017    [ Receiving Applications Closed ]

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following vacant position tenable at The Polytechnic, a Constituent College of the University of Malawi.


  • Advanced Diploma in Information Technology or ICT or Computer Electronics or equivalent.
  • CCNA Level 4, IT Essentials, A++, Networking Plus or equivalent.
  • At least two-years experience in Computer Lab Management/Client Management. 
  • Hardware/Software/Network Installation and Maintenance are basic requirements. 
  • Experience in Multi-User Application Packages (like Sage, AutoCAD, SPSS) AND knowledge of Teaching/Training AIDS like Smart Screens and Projectors will be an added advantage.


  • Lab Health and Safety Management
  • Custodianship and Lab Usage Schedule Management.
  • Computer Lad Systems Inventory Managements 
  • Student and Staff- User Support
  • Basic Software/Hardware/Network Troubleshooting
  • Systems Installations
  • Basic Lab Power Supply Maintenance
  • System Upgrading and Backup
  • Writing Lab Reports

Method of Application

Applications together with copies of relevant qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae with three traceable referees should be sent by Friday 15th December, 2017 to:

The Registrar
The Polytechnic
Private Bag 303
Blantyre 3