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JOB ADVT: Senior Counselor, UTech, Ja February 19, 2016

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 Division of Student Services & Registry


 An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Division of Student Services & Registry for the following post:

 Senior Counselor – Level 9


The Senior Counselor is responsible for providing counseling to students and all staff  members on career and personal matters, by coordinating information, developing innovative approaches to problems, and administering and interpreting standardized tests.  The incumbent’s programs and services are also concerned with the social and educational needs of the students, as well as focusing on policies and procedures to promote changes in attitudes, skills, behaviour and awareness in the wider University community.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, or other relevant discipline, with a specialization in Counseling.

Specialised Knowledge

  • The University of Technology, Jamaica Act, 1999, Policies, Procedures, Rules, Regulations and Ordinances.
  • Individual and group counseling.
  • Case management.
  • Knowledge and experience in professional consultation and promotion of services.
  • Psychological test administration, scoring and interpretation.
  • Academic and student services policies, procedures of the University.
  • Legal and ethical issues related to clients’ rights.

Specialised Training

Knowledge of several psychological therapies and techniques

Conflict management

Crisis management

Grief and trauma counselling

Report writing

Experience Required

Five (5) years’ experience in a similar position, ideally in a higher education institution.

Interested applicants seeking a career opportunity who meet the specified requirements are invited to submit applications for consideration to hrm@utech.edu.jm by Friday, February 26, 2016 or to:


Senior Director (Acting) – Human Resources & Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6.

Jamaica. W.I.

Tel: (876) 927-1680-8, ext 2894



Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica




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