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Part-time Student Counselor Urgently Required

Employer
Universities of Canada in Egypt
Location
New Administrative Capital City

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Work with the Student Wellness Team at the Universities of Canada through a student-centered approach to provide effective and integrated counseling services to students and managing the implementation of different policies related to academic accommodations and mental health services.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide expert counseling services and programs to students.
  • Meet with students one on one. Help students define aspects of their lives (behavioral, emotional, developmental, affective, and/or situational) that are presenting difficulty and are interfering with academic performance and success. This includes clinical and psychotherapeutic interventions for mental health issues – either undiagnosed or diagnosed by other services on campus or in the community.
  • Work with students to develop an intervention plan which will allow them to continue functioning and ideally remediate the situation.
  • Communicate with Student Psychologist, Psychiatrist, or School Counselor if needed to assess the student’s case.
  • Make recommendations for University faculty and staff regarding student cases.
  • Meet parents when required to work with the parent on a plan for an academic accommodation or mental health recommendations provided that the confidentiality agreement is not breached.
  • Providing training, guidance, and support to the staff of the University on matters concerning student mental and emotional wellbeing.
  • Ensuring the implementation of policies and practices within the University related to student mental wellness and student accommodations (academic and nonacademic accommodations).
  • Preparing guidelines, forms, processes, and procedures for student counseling.
  • Aligning with Academic Mentoring Program on students who may have learning disabilities or mental health issues that may affect their academic discourse.
  • Run activities that support the emotional and mental growth of students.
  • Design and implement effective outreach programs to help students meet some of their developmental needs.
  • Acting on emergencies that happen on campus due to emotional or mental breakdowns that may jeopardize the safety of the student or the community.
  • Any other task assigned by the manager or area director.

Qualifications, Skills, and Education Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology or equivalent
  • Professional counseling experience required, in a university setting preferred.
  • A specialism in one of the Psycho assessment methods such as but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Knowledge of psychological disorders and diagnostic skills are essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • Self-motivation
  • Adaptability
  • Flexible
  • Team Player

Please send your CV to [email protected], and add the job title in the Subject Line.

Organization

A Canadian campus hosting top Canadian universities with futuristic programs. The Universities of Canada in Egypt promotes an all-around active and diverse student life. It is the first International Branch Campus in the New Administrative Capital. All programs hosted mirror a blend of international experiences, tutors, and cultures. The Universities of Canada in Egypt encourages an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset through experiential learning, state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+201224654446
Location
New Administrative Capital City, Plot No. (X1-05)
Cairo
New Administrative Capital
01234
Egypt
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