• AUD Careers | Personal Counselor, UAE

    AUD Careers | Personal Counselor, UAE

    Location: Dubai, UAE

    Job Description

    The American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Personal Counselor. This is a part-time position; however, request for full-time will be considered.

    The fundamental responsibility of this position is to provide support, counseling and guidance to those students who are experiencing personal and psychological problems. The Personal Counselor identifies, diagnoses and provides support for students in need of counseling and refers students with severe psychological problems to mental health professionals in the area.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Providing personal counseling and support

    • Referring students with severe psychological problems to psychiatrists and psychologists in the area.

    • Conducting workshops on counseling related issues for students and staff

    • Meet on a regular basis with and provide appropriate support to students with Special Needs

    Job Requirements

    • Master’s degree in Psychology or Counseling

    • License from home country of study or with the CDA/DHA (County Development Authority)

    • Speaks Arabic

    • This position is suitable for those candidates already resident and under sponsorship in Dubai.

    Job Specific Skills

    • Applicant should have experience with Special Needs students cases and providing the appropriate academic support.

    • Strong organizational and time and people management skills

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

    • Attention to details

    • Knowledge and application of counseling methodologies, interventions and resources

    • Computer proficiency

    • Exceptional written and oral communications skills

    • Patience and the ability to work well under pressure

    • Excellent follow-up skills

    • Outstanding listening and interpersonal skills

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: American University in Dubai - AUD

    Employment Type: Full-time Job

    Job Functions: Consulting

    Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A

    Apply For this Job

    Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to recruitment@aud.edu

    1. Cover letter

    2. Updated CV

    3. Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references

    NB: Mention job title “Personal Counselor” in mail subject

    Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:

    Angele El Khoury

    Director of Human Resources

    The American University in Dubai

    P. O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.

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