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  • Posted: Jul 9, 2024
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    Umma University is an established university in Kenya accredited by the Commission for University Education. The University has two campuses; Thika and Kajiado. Umma University offers courses in Computer Science, Nursing (Direct Entry and Upgrading), Business Management, Information and Communication Technology, Islamic Sharia, Islamic Banking & Finance ...
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    Academic Affairs/University Counselor


    To be responsible for offering counseling services to support and guide students.


    • 3 years professional counseling experience preferably in an educational institution.


    • To offer both one-on-one and group
    • Develop counselling programs to assist in career and academic development
    • Schedule clients consultations
    • Maintaining records and writing reports
    • Assist students process their problems and to plan goals & actions
    • Facilitate drug and alcohol prevention programs
    • Organize peer counselling program
    • Carry out continuing personal and professional development to keep your knowledge and skills up to date
    • Contribute in identifying behavioral and emotional patterns that may affect student’s mental health.
    • Prepare summary of the student counselled during the
    • Liaise with departmental HODs to improve learning
    • Implementation of counselling ethics and Policy, Procedures and guidelines
    • Evaluating students’ abilities and interests through assessments, tools
    • Identifying issues that affect school performance, such as poor classroom attendance
    • Appreciate diverse, cultural and societal differences in dealing with
    • Contribute to the strategic development of the counseling initiatives in accordance with policies set out by the University


    • A Diploma Certificate degree in counseling psychology.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences with a Post-Graduate Diploma in counseling from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
    • Certificate in counseling supervision
    • Certificate in training of trainers (Counselors)
    • Certificate in Trauma counseling and debriefing
    • Member of a relevant professional body in Kenya


    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Problem solving skills
    • Excellent Report writing and record keeping skills
    • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent analytical skills.
    • Guidance and counseling skills.
    • Leadership and motivational skills.
    • Team building skills.

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