Student Counsellor

3 - 7 Years

Job Description

Designation : Student Counsellor
Work Location : Vellore Campus

Job Summary:
Providing information and assisting the students, parents and faculties about a wide range of matters such as students' personal problems, learning difficulties and special requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
Advising the students on their personal problems and help them to resolve it
Clarifying pertinent information and discussing the implications toward students academic success
Clarifying academic policies, college regulations, program requirements, procedures, and other college information
Proactively help all students in the areas of their academic achievement, career and social/emotional development
Maintaining professional integrity, confidentiality, respect, and sensitivity in advising the clients
Conducting Mental Health Awareness Campaigns after proper consultation from head of the department
Counsel individuals (students, staff, faculty etc.) to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational or vocational situations
Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, other counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral, academic, and other problems
Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks
Maintain professional interaction with the students as well as colleagues in and out campus
Submission of records or documentations on time when required
Availability in the phone and in campus whenever required to counsel the students
Special care for clients with medication along with follow up on weekly manner till termination.
PG degree in Psychology/ higher degree preferable

Minimum 3 - 7 years of relevant experience

24 33 years

Excellent communication skills and respectful approach to all stakeholders
Fluency in multiple languages including English, Hindi etc.
Listening, assessing, and unbiased thinking skills
Rapport-building and problem-solving skills and passion towards profession
Self-awareness, multicultural competency & flexibility
Should be able to handle all cases with empathy, trust, friendship & patience
Therapeutic knowledge in dealing with students is appreciable
Professional domain of interaction with colleagues and subordinates

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Education / Teaching / Training

Functional Area:Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling



Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.A - Psychology

PG:M.A - Psychology

Company Profile

Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students.
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