Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced personnel for the above position which has become vacant at Mushandike College of Wildlife Management which is 37 km from Masvingo town along Mashava Road.The incumbent will be reporting to the College Principal.

Duties of Position: shall include the following:-

  • Organising knowledge and information in the library for access and retrieval through cataloguing, classification, and abstract narration and indexes periodicals,
  • Maintaining and updating the library data base using procite software package,
  • Ensuring that library collection is built according to the requirement in the policy,
  • Removing obsolete materials from circulation to create room for new and relevant materials,
  • Providing current information service through the use of reference sources in and outside the library,
  • Ensuring that materials are loaned out properly to avoid theft, and that the correct record of loan is kept,
  • Ensures security of information and library property
  • Draft budgets for the college library.

The Person:

The ideal incumbent should possess the following:-

  • 5 ‘O’ levels including English Language,
  • Higher National Diploma in Library and Information Science/Degree in Library Information Sciences or equivalent,
  • At least two years relevant experience,
  • Computer literacy, good leadership skills, high professional conduct and experience.

Interested candidates should submit their written applications including up to date CVs with certified copies of academic and professional certificates to:

The Principal

Mushandike College of Wildlife Management

  1. Bag 9036


On or before the 31stof July, 2018.


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Zimparks guns down hippo in Nyanyadzi

August 31, 2017August 31, 2017
Inset from Zimpapers. THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority last week shot dead a hippopotamus that was damaging winter wheat in Nyanyadzi. The hippo, which had a calf, is believed to have escaped from Save Conservancy. ZPWMA ordered the shooting of the hippos after traditional leaders in the area reported that it was damaging crops and endangering lives. ZPWMA officer, Mr John Danfa, said they were still hunting for the calf which is believed to have found habitat along Save River. “Usually hippos move up and down rivers during the rainy season. We believe the two escaped from Save Valley Conservancy. They were both females and they do not usually click if there is no male. “They are believed to have separated. We received reports from traditional leaders in Hot Springs and Nyanyadzi that these hippos were feeding on wheat and crops in their fields.” “People’s lives were endangered so the authorities ordered its killing. The first time we attempted to kill it, it was in the company of so many cattle and could not do anything. Our officer teamed up with villagers to track it until last week when it was shot down in Nyanyadzi”. The officer is said to have fired 12 shots before the hippo died. The meat was shared by villagers. One of the villagers in Dirikwe village, Mr Tapiwa Munyati, said: “This hippo was becoming a threat to human lives in the area. It was being spotted near homes at night. “There are vegetable gardens along one of Save River’s tributaries where it was being spotted.“We were told that hippos do not like light and the danger was that lives would have been lost.” “A villager survived death by a whisker recently when the hippo strayed into his homestead.“He went out of his house to investigate when his dogs were barking. He had a torch and the hippo advanced towards him. “Fortunately he managed to escape the attack and notified other villagers and the village head. We are appealing to the responsible authorities to make sure that the remaining one is also killed,” said Mr Munyati.