Clinical Psychologist (Counselor) Job At Kepler

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Clinical Psychologist (Counselor)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Healthcare , Category: Health/Medicine  ]

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Deadline of this Job:
09 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, December 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Employe r: Kepler

Position:  Clinical Psychologist (Counselor)

Location : Kigali

Start Date : As soon as Possible

Application Deadline : January 9, 2023

About Kepler

Since Kepler’s launch in 2013, we are building a model of accessible and quality higher education. We provide a different kind of education – one that combines in-person, online and on-the-job learning in service of a singular goal: decent jobs for young Africans. And we have been successful, with more than 90% of scholars employed within six months of graduating. Kepler, through a partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), has enrolled more than 1,000 students across our campuses (Kigali and the Kiziba refugee camp in Western Rwanda).

We have entered into a dynamic and challenging time at Kepler. Over the last few 6 months, Kepler has been locally accredited in Rwanda through Kepler College and we are expanding our academic offerings and programs in Rwanda and Ethiopia.

About the Position: Kepler is currently seeking a talented Counselor or a professional with relevant experience mainly from the education sector. His/her role will mainly focus on Coordinating student activities, support, and advise all students on a broad base of development milestones. The counselor will be Organizing and facilitate workshops for the campus to foster the development of the members of the campus he or she will also be providing individual counseling to both students and staff members.

Role Responsibilities:

  1. Foster and model an atmosphere of respect, caring, collective engagement, accountability, and personal growth in a community of exceptional talent and diversity.
  2. Coordinate student activities, support, and advise all students on a broad base of development milestones. Students may speak with the counselor about an issue or concern.
  3. Provide psychological services to all campus members through a group, individual, triads, and psychological methodologies. Provide coaching in life skills, self-awareness, self-development approaches, and their meaningful application in real life.
  4. In partnership with the Admission office, oversee new students Orientation, and foster the visibility and student awareness of all available resources meant to help students take proactive responsibility for their own educational experience.
  5. Identify and apply increasingly effective ways to help highly motivated students manage the intense demands of their academic work.
  6. Interact with academic staff to identify students with academic challenges and provide them with an appropriate support structure.
  7. Organize and facilitate workshops for the campus to foster the development of the members of the campus.
  8. Provide individual counseling to both students and staff members with the observance of a strict and diligent code of conduct especially in relation to non-malfeasance.
  9. Perform other duties that you may be tasked by your employer


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Psychology
  2. Experience of 3 or more years in counseling and coaching
  3. Experience in counseling mainly at the Higher learning institutions.
  4. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and networking skills
  5. Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects.
  6. Able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.

At Kepler, we value diversity as the paramount aspect of growth, therefore, we do not discriminate applicants based on gender, race, religion, physical abilities, social status, beliefs, and cultural values.

Reports to:  Students and Wellness Manager

Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60 

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

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