University of Lusaka (UNILUS)
University of Lusaka (UNILUS)
Posted Job
11 months ago

Student Counsellor

The University of Lusaka is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Student Counsellor.

Summary of the Position

  • The overall purpose of this position is to manage and advise Management on all matters relating to student affairs.
  • The Student Counsellor’s key performance areas include the following:
  • Advising Management on matters pertaining to student governance, performance and extracurricular activities
  • Planning and develop a calendar scheduling all student activities every year.
  • Managing the administration recreational, social-cultural and extracurricular programs for students.
  • Guiding students on the appropriation of funds and control expenditure in accordance with laid down procedures to ensure proper utilization of resources.
  • Providing individual or group counselling or advisory services relating to personal problems, academic and vocational objectives, social and recreational activities.
  • Overseeing student discipline regarding their adherence to University rules and regulations.
  • Liaising with student union leadership and offering guidance on student affairs in order to maintain harmony.
  • Administer first aid to students.

Key Attributes and Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to handle conflicts

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Degree in Psychology with a component of Psychosocial Counselling
  • Diploma in Nursing or Clinical Medicine will be an added advantage.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a similar position in an academic institution will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their applications together with copies of educational and professional certificates, and Curriculum Vitae with referees to the undersigned:

The Registrar-Administration University of Lusaka,

37413 Off Alick Nkhata Road,

Mass Media ,

PO Box 36711,

Lusaka Zambia

Application deadline
13 Dec 15:00
Email applications to
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Established in 2007, University of Lusaka (UNILUS) is a private university that provides world class education and training services. In conjunction with the Copperbelt University, UNILUS has so far produced two sets of graduates at master's degree level. The university offers a wide range of bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. It provides practically-oriented programmes which are driven by the present and future needs of Zambia, offering full time, part time and distance learning programmes.

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