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  • Posted: Feb 3, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 17, 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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    Student Counsellor

    Ref: KeMU/ADM/DoS/2/1/2023

    Reports to the Dean of students.

    Job Description

    The Students Counsellor will be expected to:-

    • Provide guidance and counselling services to students and employees.
    • Promote personal, social and career development.
    • Provide appropriate interventions to assist employees/ students with psycho-social related problems.
    • Identify employees/ students with social, psychological or health related problems and assist in getting solutions.
    • Prepare, develop, review and monitor comprehensive counseling plans.
    • Analyze and take appropriate action on feedback from student’s customer satisfaction surveys.
    • Maintain accurate records of counseling services.
    • Recommend to the University Management, those students who may need assistance.
    • Any other duties assigned by the 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 six (6) years.
    • Undertaken strategic leadership development course lasting not less than six (6) weeks.
    • Undertaken counsellor supervision course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.
    • Undertaken trainer of facilitation course in Psychological Counselling lasting not less than two (2) weeks.
    • Psychological Debriefing Course lasting not less than one week.
    • Proficient in Computer Applications.
    • Registered with the Kenya Counselling Association (KCA).
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance.
    • 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 17th February 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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