BROADCAST ENGINEER (Contract position)




The University of Botswana seeks to recruit a Broadcast Engineer for the University Campus Radio, and TV.  This position plays a critical role in enhancing the setting up of live broadcasts in the studio and in the field and the maintenance of broadcasting hardware and software.


  • Setting up of live broadcasts in the studio
  • Installation of software and hardware in the studio and the field.
  • Keeping scheduled broadcasts running
  • Maintenance of studio equipment
  • Controlling and adjusting incoming and outgoing broadcast signals to regulate sound volume signal strength and signal clarity.
  • Ensuring high-quality audio and video for all shows.
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting broadcasting equipment, including cameras, audio systems and lighting.
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation and operating procedures.
  • Budgeting and procurement of new equipment.
  • Addressing broadcasting problems as they arise.
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Position Requirements:

  • A minimum of Master of Science in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, broadcasting, or related fields.


  • At least five years’ experience in Broadcast Transmitters Operations and Maintenance for radio and television. The following will be added advantage.
  • Research experience in the broadcasting industry,
  • Membership of the Engineers Registration Board
  • Having served in a managerial role for at least 2 years


The University of Botswana offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.  For more information on the University, please visit our website

How to apply:

Letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine the applicants’ suitability for the position.

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Applicants should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for; provide current CVs (including telephone, telex and telefax numbers and e-mails), certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts and names and addresses of three referees.  Applicants should also inform their referees to (i) Quote the Vacancy Number(s) and Position applied for and (ii) Submit their references directly to the address below before the stipulated closing date. Send your applications to: Senior Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor, University of Botswana, Private Bag 0022, Gaborone, Botswana, Telephone: (+267) 3555655. E-mail:

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to. Block 247, Office Nos.242/236 (Second floor)

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: 2 May 2024