Jobs at LUMS – Student Counsellor – Counselling & Psychological Services

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)


Lahore University of Management SciencesJob description:Position Purpose:

The Student Counsellor is responsible for creating an environment which recognizes the diversity of students. This incorporates responsibilities associated with development of programs and services which promote the well-being of students and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders on student support needs, referral and advocacy.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct intake interviews with students who request counseling services and complete the required clinical documentation.
  • Provide individual counseling to students on a scheduled basis or through crisis intervention, and maintain supervision notes.
  • Consult with supervisors and staff.
  • Act as a campus resource on psychology and represent Counseling and Psychological Services in the university community.
  • Deal with the queries of staff and students professionally.
  • Participate in supervision and training with an openness to learning and receiving feedback.
  • Utilize psycho-diagnostic assessment procedures and psychometric methods to facilitate psychotherapy as needed.

Knowledge And Skills

  • Knowledge and basic skills in counseling practices and methods.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to establish rapport with others as a requisite for healthy and therapeutic relationships.
  • Ability to receive and utilize constructive feedback regarding performance, presentation and relationships with others.

Behaviors

  • An enhanced level of self-awareness as to how he or she relates to others and an ability to effectively modulate this personal style as conditions warrant.
  • Ability to present oneself in an appropriately professional manner to students and staff.
  • Calm and supportive in psychological emergencies and/or crisis when provided with appropriate supervision and direction.
  • Consistent and flexible as circumstances warrant.
  • Ability to receive and utilize constructive feedback regarding performance, presentation and relationships with others.

To Qualify For This Role, You Must Have

  • Master’s degree in Clinical or Counselling Psychology from an HEC recognised university
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience will be preferred (fresh graduates are encouraged to apply)

If you believe that you meet the essential criteria mentioned above, please apply through our recruitment portal. Only qualified candidates will move ahead in the application process.

Work Schedule: 5 days a week (any 3 days of the week, however, compulsory Saturday & Sunday in person sessions are required). Flexible hours and hybrid working model will be allowed (both online and in person sessions)What We Offer:

A Learning Ecosystem

LUMS offers a dynamic work culture that encourages learning and innovation, skills development, and contribution to areas beyond your job role. You will have the opportunity to learn and interact with the best academic minds in Pakistan, as well as to work with highly experienced professionals.

Intellectual Freedom

We believe in the pursuit of knowledge, provide the freedom to explore across different disciplines and value the diverse expression of all community members for mutual learning and advancement.

Benefits

LUMS offers competitive benefits to its academic and professional colleagues including Provident Fund, Group Life Insurance, EOBI for Pension Scheme, Outpatient medical coverage for self and family, and In-patient Health Insurance for self, spouse, and dependent children.

Campus Perks

The LUMS campus offers all the facilities and amenities of a world-class university, including a Sports Complex offering international standard courts for badminton, squash, tennis, basketball and volleyball, a FINA certified 25M swimming pool, and separate gyms for women and men. In addition to the LUMS Dining Center, there is a variety of eateries across campus offering popular cuisines, a breath-taking mosque, a medical center, the LUMS Library, car parking as well as transport facilities for females, and a professionally run Day Care Center for children of community members.

Discounts

LUMS also provides a wide range of corporate discounts and internal educational discounts to its community as a token of each member’s value to our community. Our internal educational discounts include waiver of undergraduate tuition fees of employees’ children studying at LUMS, scholarships for master’s programs in several schools, and executive development programs offered by the nationally recognized Rausing Executive Development Center (REDC).

Covid-19

You will be requested to submit proof of vaccination during advanced stages of the process as Campus entry is restricted to fully vaccinated individuals. During a Covid-19 lockdown, you may be required to work from home, which will require you to create a suitable work environment for yourself (internet connectivity, an environment that supports your productivity at home per your own preferences and working style, setting your own work-hours, etc.).

LUMS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive workplace for all our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, age, non-disqualifying physical or psychological disability or social status. Candidates belonging to minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Job Details:

Company: Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan



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