International School Career Guidance Officer Job 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.


  • 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 not later than 7th December 2018.

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Updated: November 23, 2018 — 7:41 am