International School Career Guidance Officer Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya

International School Career Guidance Officer Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya


An International School based in Mombasa seeks to recruit an individual for the below mentioned vacant position:

Career Guidance Officer

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide career and college / University entrance / admission information and assistance to students, teachers and parents.
  • Assist students in locating and using University / college / career information as needed for research, assignments and post-senior school planning.
  • Obtain, organize, file and display career guidance materials, maintain displays and bulletin boards / career talking boards.
  • Use aptitude and academic achievement assessments to help students evaluate their interests, skills and abilities, evaluate students’ background, education and training to help them develop realistic career goals.
  • Guide students through making decisions about their careers, such as choosing a new profession and the type of degree to pursue.
  • Plan, organize, develop and implement career events and publications; prepare letters, flyers, mailers and other materials to publicize Career Center services, resources and speaker programs.
  • Develop and maintain a current and comprehensive career library including information on careers and career clusters, employment prospects and trends and employment requirements and opportunities.
  • Contact, schedule and arrange guest speakers from the local business community, colleges and private sector to present information regarding specific occupations.
  • Schedule visitations by representatives from local colleges; organize, coordinate and publicize career-related events and other opportunities for students to learn about higher education and vocational training and preparation.
  • Help students learn job search skills, such
    as interviewing and networking, locating and applying for jobs, finding openings and how to write a résumé.
  • Help students select and apply for educational programs, to obtain the necessary degrees, credentials, and skills.
  • Provide information concerning scholastic aptitude and achievement tests; assist students with applications and scheduling; distribute test results as appropriate.
  • Maintain a current inventory of Career Center equipment and materials; assist in determining purchase priorities.
  • Plan and conduct Career Days, Career Month, Teen Job Fairs, or College Fairs and attend meetings, conferences and seminars regarding career trends, college entrance and financial aid.

    Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science/Technology/Social Science/Business or any other relevant field.
  • At least five years’ experience in career guidance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, Knowledge of Career and occupational resources, trends, and opportunities, College/University admission requirements, financial aid requirements, and training necessary for future careers.

    How to Apply

  • If you are qualified kindly submit your application accompanied by a detailed CV and relevant documents to [email protected] not later than 7th December 2018.

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