• Abu Dhabi University Careers | Student Counselor وظائف جامعة أبو ظبي

    Abu Dhabi University Careers | Student Counselor وظائف جامعة أبو ظبي

    Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Job Description

    Abu Dhabi University is seeking a Student Counselor who will assist students in successfully managing and maintaining their psychological well-being, which may be accomplished through individual and group counseling sessions, early intervention initiatives, and quality, individualized care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Meets with students in a confidential manner, to address their behavioral concerns, and help them identify strategies to achieve academic success

    • Provides outreach and counseling proactively to students who connect with the office via walk-ins, referrals, emails or other communication channels

    • Conducts a basic assessment of all student cases and refer complicated matters to the Senior Student Counselor, as needed

    • Collaborates with the Senior Student Counselor, other Student Affairs representatives, and faculty and staff, to explore and execute programs and activities for students, to boost their educational awareness and behavioral growth, as well as address their evolving and varied needs

    • Responds to crisis-related situations involving students around issues of health and safety and behavioral conduct per the university’s emergency protocols

    • Assists the Sr. Counsellor in developing and publishing major counselling information documents including, but not limited to, workshops’ materials, newsletters, webpage and brochures

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, counselling or a related field

    • 2-3 years in an educational setting; counselling experience preferred

    • Working knowledge of common psychological disorders

    • Strong multicultural competencies and experience working with international students and a diverse student body

    • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and confidentiality in handling sensitive information

    • Understanding of cultural norms and practices within the UAE

    • English required; Arabic is preferred

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Abu Dhabi University

    Vacancy Type: Full-time Job

    Job Functions: Management

    Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A

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