Student Counsellor: Dean of Students Office – 2 Posts at Daystar University – May 2024

Student Counsellor: Dean of Students Office – 2 Posts

Purpose of the Job:

Planning, carrying out, and monitoring counseling services to students on academics, physical, spiritual, psychological, social development, and welfare in line with the students’ code of conduct and the institution’s mission, vision, and core values.

Requirements: 

  • Christian commitment and practice.
  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology or related discipline from an accredited University.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in counseling in a similar or equivalent organization.
  • Membership in relevant professional bodies.   

Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out individual and group counseling services for improved student psychological health.
  • Identifying and training peer counselors for role modeling.
  • Counseling students on matters related to the code of conduct for behavior change.
  • Making referrals for further counseling and/or appropriate action.
  • Organizing counseling and leadership seminars for knowledge and capacity building.
  • Debriefing team leader.
  • Implementing best practices in psychology and counseling.
  • Planning, Coordinating, and monitoring the implementation of the section strategy, including policies, processes, and procedures to achieve the institution’s objectives.
  • Responsible for talent management in the department including coaching, mentoring, developing, motivating, training, and evaluating staff to achieve the highest levels of performance.
  • Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.
  • Ensuring consistent, and appropriate Christian behaviour both internal and external in line with the institution’s Strategy.

Submit Your Application

Background Screening:

Daystar University conducts background screenings on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background Screenings.

Application Process 

Those interested in any of these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their application and detailed curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees to through Daystar University recruitment portal link below on or before: 10th May 2024.

All applications should be sent through the linhttp://recruitment.daystar.ac.ke. Hard copies will not be considered.  Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Daystar University is an equal opportunity employer. 

Interested and qualified? Go to Daystar University on recruitment.daystar.ac.ke to apply

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