The Division of Student Administration is seeking a highly driven individual with a passion for the arts and arts education to join us as Manager (Student Care & Wellness). Reporting to the Director, you will predominantly be responsible for strengthening and enhancing the care, wellness and resilience of students by ensuring appropriate policies, procedures and programmes are in place and implemented. This includes counselling support and proactively responding to management of student emergencies and crisis, as well as managing the support for students with special needs.
Your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Curate mental wellness programmes and outreach activities to promote self-help strategies, and build resilience in the student community.
- Oversee and manage the provision of support for Special Education Needs (SEN) students.
- Oversee the provision of pastoral support (counselling) for all students in the College, especially in the areas of mental health and wellness through collaborations with relevant external partners and agencies (government, self-help group, etc).
- Provide counselling to students, as required.
- Provide support for students who approach the Student Care team, students who require support and attention, and students undergoing disciplinary or rehabilitation processes.
- Manage the provision of insurance for students, including student insurance claims process.
- Regular monitoring of counselling services, student case management, pastoral support and student wellness services for continuous improvement.
- Bachelor’s degree in counselling or related discipline from an established university.
- Professional certification in counselling is an advantage.
- Be a registered clinical member of Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC) or equivalent.
- At least 8 to 10 years of similar experience in an institution of higher learning, of which at least 3 years and above in a managerial role.
- Proven track record in provision of student care and wellness services, in addition to management of crisis and student cases in an educational institution.
- Experience in supporting students with SEN is an advantage.
- Passionate about and strongly committed to supporting students in their well-being.
- Meticulous, proactive and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong written and spoken communication skills.
- Good supervisory and people management skills, with the ability to manage and interact at all levels.
- Good planning, organisational and presentation skills.
- Appreciation and sensitivity to arts and culture, and the development of young people through education.
- Ability to work across cultures with different individuals and bodies such as students, parents, government, constituencies, etc, where appropriate.
- Ability to embrace a student-centric service culture.
Please submit your CV including current and expected salary and send it via email to email@example.com or in writing (please state the position you are applying for on the envelope):
Director & Chief Human Resource Officer
Division of Human Resources & Organisation Development
LASALLE College of the Arts
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940
Closing date: 22 October 2021 OR until position is filled.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.