Therefore, Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) wishes to invites applications from suitably qualified and competent Individuals to fill the academic vacant posts as follows: –

Student’s Counselor (1 post)

A  student counsellor often helps the students to deal with the pressures of life and is also responsible for monitoring the overall psychological growth of the students.


A  successful Student Counselor will have qualifications and skills in order to demonstrate ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job effectively and should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in counselling Psychology.
  • Professional’s certificate in counselling may be advantageous.
  • M inimum of 2 years professional counselling experience, preferably in an educational field.
  • K nowledge of placement testing and career, personal, and educational assessment.
  • E xperience with counselling principles, techniques, and practices as applied to students’ problems and developmental needs.
  • Excellent active listening and communication skills.
  • Patient, friendly, and accommodating personality.
  • Social perceptiveness and an understanding of body language.
  • Excellent interpersonal and mediation skills.

         Essential Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities:

The main duties and responsibilities of a Student Counselor include the following: –

  • L istening to students’ academic, emotional, social, and behavioural concerns in an open and non-judgemental way.
  • W orking directly with students to develop solutions and set achievable goals.
  • A ssisting with conflict mediation and resolution between students, students and teachers, or parents and teachers to ensure students’ goals are not disrupted.
  • P roviding one-on-one career guidance and skills assessment to assist with career development.
  • Helping students to prepare for admissions applications and tests.
  • P roviding students with materials related to a career of their choice or career counselling to suit their skills.
  • Developing, monitoring, and assisting with counselling programs.
  • O ffering referrals to outside resources, such as for mental health, substance abuse, or vocational-related activities.
  • R eporting student issues to the appropriate state authorities if neglect or abuse is suspected.

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Student’s Counselor Job Vacancy at the Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT)

Mode of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV.), certified copies of their certificates, names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).


  •  Applicants should apply to the strength of the information given in this advertisement
  • Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), otherwise, your request will not be considered.
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal actions.
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Salary and Remunerations

  • Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

Hand delivered application should reach to Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT), Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 15th April, 2023. Or you can send your application through Email at:

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT),
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar/Tanzania

The deadline for submitting the application is 15 April 2023.