Jobs – University Counselor at Uganda Martyrs University

Job Title: University Counselor
Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is a faith-based private university established in 1993, and owned by the Uganda Episcopal Conference. UMU received a civil University Charter in 2005 from government, to legitimize its existence and autonomy. UMU offers full-time, weekend/part time, and distance-learning courses. Students are drawn from a variety of backgrounds and countries like Uganda, the rest of Africa and world-wide.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offers counseling services to students and staff of UMU Community
  • Advises students on issues related to their concerns about dealing and working effectively with fellow students, lecturers and other members of the UMU community.
  • Offers voluntary counseling and testing for HIV/AIDS and STI/ STDS
  • Assists students towards a deeper understanding of their concerns.
  • Makes referral of clients to other sources for further help.
  • Carries out any other duties as may be assigned by University authorities
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The University Counselor must hold a Master’s degree in Counselling.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working as a Counsellor in a reputable institution.
  • Highly capable of working long hours with minimum supervision.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and interpersonal relations skills.
  • Possess a high degree of confidentiality.
How to apply for the job: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates may submit their three copies of their hand written applications along with a copy of CV, copies of all supporting documents, two passport size photographs and names and contact details of three reputable referees in responsible positions to the following address:
Director, Human Resources, Uganda Martyrs University, P.O. Box 5498, Kampala. Uganda OR Deliver THREE COPIES of applications by hand at Uganda Martyrs University, Rubaga Campus or Masaka Teaching Centre.
Indicate on the top of the envelope the post you are applying for.
NB: Remember to send three copies of your application and indicate on the top of each envelop the post you are applying for.
Deadline: 21st July, 2014
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