23 Oct 2018

Internship Intern: Resource Center

UONGOZI Institute – Posted by TAYOA 2Anywhere

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Job Description



UONGOZI Institute seeks to inspire leaders and promote the recognition of the important role of leadership in sustainable development within Africa.

Located in the President’s Office, United Republic of Tanzania, UONGOZI Institute provides training to leaders from Tanzania and beyond, organizes high-level policy forums and dialogues, and carries out research on leadership and sustainable development.


Through its Internship Programme, UONGOZI Institute seeks to engage a recent graduate in its Resource Center (RC) based in Dodoma, Tanzania.Thesuccessful candidate will assist in the day-to-day activities of the RC including searching, selecting, cataloguing and classifying resources, answering enquiries, registeringnew Members as well as issuing and handling receipts for borrowing of books and other resources.

The successful candidate will gain and/or be exposed to:

  • Contemporary leadership development trends and best practices.
  • Customer service to diverse clients.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of leadership resource centers.
  • Stock-taking.
  • Writing and communication skills.
  • Database management skills.
  • Different computer software and programmes for performing library tasks.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Office practices andprocedures.

Duration and Work Schedule:

The Intern will be provided with a three-month contract. Some assignments will require travel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science or any other related field.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, both in English and Swahili.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in MS-Word, Excel and internet search tools.
  • Volunteer experience is preferred, although not required.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications via recruitment@uongozi.or.tz with the following subject line “Resource Center Intern”. The application should include a Curriculum Vitae (CV) with contact details of three referees and a motivation letter, submitted by November 06th, 2018.

Note: UONGOZI Institute is an equal opportunity employer.We regret that we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.

Job Types: Internship.

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