College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Studies

Counseling Center

Counseling Center and Health Education and Promotion

  • Hours and Wages – 20 hours per week in exchange for tuition and fees (excluding graduation fee)for up to 9 credit hours in the fall and spring semesters (a total of 18 credit hours) and a stipend paid twice per month (September-May).
  • Qualifications– Full-time, matriculated, degree-seeking graduate student.
    • Interest in outreach programming and/or higher education.
    • Highly developed written and verbal skills with the ability to relate effectively with a diverse campus community and maintain confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a positive manner with students, peers, and professional staff.
    • Master’s candidate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling preferred.
  • Responsibilities– Under the supervision and consultation of UCC staff members, the graduate assistant for the University Counseling Center is responsible for a variety of responsibilities including:
    • Assist the UCC administrative assistant with front desk coverage, which may include: answering phone calls, appraising urgency for appointments, scheduling appointments, and consulting with students, staff, faculty and families about sensitive and/or confidential information.
    • Maintain the UCC’s website and social media accounts in order to market UCC services, provide psycho-educational information to JCU students, and de-stigmatize mental health topics and UCC services.
    • Coordinate UCC outreach events including scheduling of rooms, marketing of events, and gathering of materials. Will also facilitate or co-facilitate some programs.
    • Work with staff, faculty, other graduate assistants, and student organization leaders to promote mental health programming on campus.
    • Enter and maintain UCC data in conjunction with the UCC director and administrative assistant.
    • Oversee the UCC’s psycho-educational pamphlet inventory.
    • Modify and send out the UCC’s end-of-the-year student satisfaction survey.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Contact Information
Dr. Mark Onusko