2018 Vacancies At GIMPA

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26 Jul, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

The Student Counselor shall lead and coordinate systems and operations of the Counseling Unit and ensure students’ welfare within the framework of GIMPA’s Statutes and policies.

Job Description

Job Title: Student Counsellor

The successful candidate shall hold office for a term of three (3) years in the first instance and may be reappointed for a further term of up to three (3) years only, subject to satisfactory performance.

Reporting Relationship
The successful candidate shall report to the Dean of Student Affairs of the Institute.

Responsibilities

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  • Manage the Counselling Unit of the Student Affairs Office.
  • Provide psycho-social counseling to students.
  • Provide career counseling to students.
  • Develop systems to respond to issues of gender-based violence, including sexual harassment on campus.
  • Assist the Dean of Student Affairs by coordinating effective resolution of student complaints at the Schools & the Academic Registry.
  • Coordinate in the production of a quarterly newsletter for students, as well as other publications relevant to the work at the Student Affairs Office.
  • Conduct research on issues that are relevant to the Institution.
  • Facilitate sessions at programmes where your knowledge and expertise are needed on campus.
  • Serve on committees as may be required by the Institute.

Required Skills or Experience

Qualification

  • Masters in Counseling or related course of study from a reputable institution.
  • At least five (5) years of full-time working experience in a similar role.
  • Relevant experience in teaching and counselling in a tertiary institution would be an advantage.

Competencies
The candidate must have:

  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to deal with students from a broad range of social and cultural backgrounds;
  • Strong people management skills;
  • Creative and professional approach to counselling;

How to Apply

  • Applications with CV, cover letters, vision statements, copies of transcripts and certificates should be emailed to [email protected] July 31, 2018.
  • Prospective applicants should also arrange for letters of recommendation to be e-mailed directly from three (3) referees to the above emai address by July 31, 2018.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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