Copperbelt University
Copperbelt University
Posted Job
9 months ago

Network Administrator LAN/WAN (x3 Positions-Riverside Campus(02) Kapasa Makasa Campus (x1)

The Copperbelt University is a Public University established through an Act of Parliament No. 19 of 1987. The University’s core business is Teaching, Research and Community Engagement as a service to the nation. The University as an equal opportunity employer hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment to the following positions under the Directorate of Information and Communication Technology.

Job Purpose

The candidate shall be responsible for installation, configuration and maintenance of the University Communication Infrastructure. S/he shall perform a wide variety of evaluation on the University ICT network infrastructure to ensure the network performance meets the organization and user satisfaction.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install and maintain networking and telecommunications systems
  • Manage the network Bandwidth
  • Establish network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information and security requirements; router administration, including interface and routing protocols configuration
  • Evaluate network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput and latency
  • Perform network monitoring, analysis and reporting.
  • Maintain up to date documentation of all ICT network installations
  • Carry out other assignments as given by the supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Form 5 or Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent with five (5) ‘O’ Level credits or better in Mathematics and English Language
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, ICTs or equivalent from a recognized institution with at least 5 years work experience
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in ICT network installations and maintenance
  • Must possess Cisco or Huawei networking certification.

How to Apply

Individuals meeting the above requirements should submit their letters of applications, accompanied by detailed CVs and copies of academic and professional certificates. Applicants are to include three (03) names and addresses of referees, two of whom should be professionally acquainted with the applicant. Electronic application should be emailed to the email below: And physical application to:

The Registrar,

Copperbelt University,

Jambo Drive, Riverside,

PO Box 21692,


Application deadline
31 Jan 15:00
Email applications to
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Copperbelt University
Copperbelt University is a public university that was established in 1987 to create a place for high quality education and training. The university empowers graduates to act efficiently and effectively in a broad range of civic and professional functions and activities, creating a place to which access is possible primarily on the basis of intellectual merit and of the ability to participate actively in its programmes. The university provides a quality environment for reading, with good access to study and research materials.

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