Employment Opportunities

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 Consultancy as a service to the nation. The University is an equal opportunity employer and hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment to fill in the following positions of Assistant Program Coordinator and Marketing/Affiliation Officer in the Directorate of Distance Education and Open Learning:

  1. Assistant Program Coordinators – (6 Positions)

East Campus – Lusaka (2 Positions)

North Campus – Kasama (1 Position)

South Campus – Livingstone (2 Positions)

Main Campus – Kitwe (1 Position)

Job Purpose

To monitor learning and teaching and ensure that registered students have access to the study material and resource persons are on schedule in teaching, and to keep track of students’ progression and monitor industrial placements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer student admission and registration
  • Deliver study materials to registered students
  • Coordinate the lessons and examinations for students
  • Design graphics related to the marketing of the programs
  • Keep track of student industrial placements and teaching practice
  • Administer student alumni
  • Coordinate students’ projects and presentations
  • Carry out additional tasks as and when required by the Program Coordinator or Director


  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 “O” level Credits including English and Mathematics
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Demography or Education or any related field
  • Two (2) years work experience

Required Skills and Behavioral Attributes

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Computer literate
  • Able to use social media
  • Competence in graphic design, report writing and e-learning facilities
  • Strong networking skills with relevant industry will be required
  • Ability to speak and write English clearly and coherently to a diverse group of students and staff

Reporting Relationship

Immediate Supervisor: Student Liaison Officer

2.    Marketing/Affiliation Officer – (1 Position)

Job Purpose

To market Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programs and manage collaborations with institutions to enhance the spread and expansion of the Directorate.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement the marketing strategy for ODL programs
  • Create and manage collaboration with appropriate institutions
  • Implement university policies and procedures on safeguarding the students’ academic interests
  • Organize and attend marketing activities or events to raise brand awareness
  • Plan advertising and promotional campaigns for ODL programs on a variety of media (social, print etc.)
  • Liaise with stakeholders to promote the success of activities and enhance the Copperbelt University’s presence. 


  • Grade 12 School certificate with 5 ‘O’ level Credits including English and Mathematics
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Public Administration or equivalent Social Science
  • Three (3) years work experience in a similar position
  • Ability to speak and write English clearly and coherently to a diverse group of institutions

Required Skills and Behavioral Attributes

  • Enthusiastic, Confident, Energetic and motivated
  • Get up and go attitude
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Good communicator
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Professional attitude to work and the care of students.

Reporting Relationship

Immediate Supervisor:   Director

Interested individuals meeting the above set qualifications should apply to send their application letters accompanied by detailed current Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of Academic and Professional qualifications together with three (3) names and addresses of referees, of which two must be professionally acquainted with the applicant. The application must clearly state the specific position being applied for and must reach the undersigned by 18th June 2021 and they should be addressed to:

The Registrar

Copperbelt University

Jambo Drive, Riverside

P O Box 21692

Kitwe, Zambia