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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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    • Must have a valid smart Public Service Vehicle Drivers’ License
    • Minimum Form Four Certificate.
    • Certificate of good conduct  
    • Certification of driving by a professional body (AA of Kenya etc.)
    • Knowledge of relevant legislations
    • Knowledge of safety procedures and processes
    • First Aid Skills from a recognized body
    • Communication skills and a team player
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work odd hours and days
    • Available to travel anywhere at any time


    • Provide transportation services as needed to move persons and goods within and without the University.
    • Ensure that motor vehicles are well maintained and that they have all the required documentation and papers, and accessories.
    • Drive vehicles to transport materials and other correspondences to and from specified destinations, as designated by the immediate supervisor.
    • Drive university bus/van and other official cars to pick or deliver University staff to or from different destinations as required.
    • Maintain records of compliance with traffic regulations, such as vehicle logs, vehicle inspection, or records of cargo, in accordance with regulations of the University.
    • Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
    • Provide custody to University vehicles and their load while outside of the University.
    • Report any motor vehicles mechanical problems and other faults to the immediate supervisor and forward them for repairs and maintenance by the authorized agents/supplier of the University.
    • Perform minor repairs on University vehicles, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, fuses, tire chains, or spark plugs.
    • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to the supervisor for the appropriate action within and without the University.
    • Ensure safety of passengers/goods in the vehicle and other university goods/property in possession
    • Collect and deliver material to required destinations and as per approved procedures.
    • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

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    • KCSE mean grade D+ or its equivalent
    • Government Trade Test III
    • At least two years working experience
    • Must be a person of high morals, integrity, initiative, team player, self-motivated
    • Should have good communication skills.


    • Undertake all electrical related issues
    • Testing and inspection of electrical appliances
    • Electrical faulty diagnosis and repair
    • Coordination of public address system during events
    • Maintain the equipment’s in electrical department
    • Maintain a schedule of routine faulty finding mission
    • Have a regular schedule for general electrical repair
    • Set up and maintain working procedures
    • Report any defect within the area of work to the supervisor
    • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor

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