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  • Posted: Feb 13, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
  • Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) is a Chartered Private Christian Institution of higher learning which aims to contribute to the transformation of our society by providing high quality education that promotes excellence in scholarship, research and selfless service to the community.
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    Assistant Student Counsellor


    Job Description 
    The Assistant Students Counsellor will be expected to:-

    • Provide counseling services at the University.
    • Coordinate activities of Peer Counselors in the University
    • Organize student’s orientation exercise to familiarize them with counseling services at the University.
    • Keep an accurate record of counseling sessions with the students.
    • Prepare and develop comprehensive counseling plan
    • Liaise with academic advisors in identifying the students who need counseling and making the necessary arrangements to help them.
    • Prepare and keep accurate records of counseling services at the University.
    • Recommend to the University Management those students who may need further assistance.
    • Recommending students for work-study programme.
    • Supervise staff under them.
    • Any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.

    Minimum Requirements 

    • Master’s Degree in Counselling and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling from a recognized institution.
    • Served at the grade of Counsellor or a comparable position in a University or public service office for at least four (4) years.
    • Trainer of Facilitation Course in Psychological Counselling lasting not less than two (2) weeks.
    • Proficiency in Computer Applications.
    • Registration with the Kenya Counselling Association (KCA).
    • Ability to keep confidentiality of clients’ information.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send three (3) copies of their application, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID card or passport, and any other relevant testimonials. 
    An electronic copy in PDF format to the Vice Chancellor through email address Three hard copies marked as per the position should be sent to: 

    The Vice Chancellor
    Kenya Methodist University
    P. O. Box 267 – 60200

    To be received on or before 28th February 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Successful candidates will be required to bring the following: 

    • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Higher Education Loans Board.
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
    • Credit Reference Bureau.
    • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.

    Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of whom must be the pastor of their local church.
    the positions above require individuals who are of high ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism.

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