Brigham Young University Provo , UT 84601

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Counseling and Psychological Services - Clinical Faculty (CFS Track)

Brigham Young University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking applications for a full-time CFS-professional faculty position. This is a Continuing Faculty Status position and may be filled with a visiting faculty position.

Desired start date: August 19, 2019

Posting close date: March 21, 2019

Required Degree: A doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy, or social work (must have completed degree by starting date).


This position is focused on the direct delivery of psychological services to the BYU campus community, including students, faculty and administration. 24 weekly hours of direct service activities are provided by CAPS faculty and includes individual, couples and group therapy for full-time BYU students. It will also involve supervision of graduate student therapists-in-training from BYU graduate programs, including aiding with training interns in the American Psychological Association-accredited internship. As assigned, it may also include teaching psychologically-related Student Development courses, outreach/prevention delivery, consultation with faculty and administrators, and participation in community-level interventions. Faculty members will participate in assigned faculty department committees, faculty meetings and department in-service meetings. This position is a Continuing Faculty Status position.


  • University citizenship

  • Behaves in a manner reflecting honor, integrity, collegiality, civility, respect, concern for others, and adherence to the CES Honor Code.

  • Supports, and makes affirmative contributions to the university and CAPS mission, goals, and objectives.

  • Observes university and CAPS policies.

  • Participates on university and CAPS committees as requested (See also 2.c)

  • Participates actively in the intellectual life of the university and CAPS.

  • Participates willingly in citizenship, leadership, and governance activities in the university and CAPS, including service in rank and status reviews, hiring processes, etc.

  • Collaborates with colleagues.

  • Attends university and CAPS meetings, including devotionals, forums, convocations, etc.

  • Professional Assignment

  • Demonstrates effectiveness in the following specified professional responsibilities:

  • 24 weekly hours of direct service activities, including individual, couples and group psychotherapy for full-time BYU students. Supervision of graduate student therapists/interns

  • Teaching psychological skills courses and mental health and wellness courses such as positive psychology, anxiety reduction, relationship skills, etc. (as assigned)

  • Outreach/prevention service delivery such as suicide prevention and postvention within the university community (as assigned)

  • Consultation with university community (as assigned)

  • Research is not an expectation of this position but may be assigned as long as it does not diminish the direct service activities commitment identified in 2.a.

  • Sets and accomplishes relevant goals within specified professional assignments.

  • Participates on assigned department and university committees.

  • Achieves appropriate quantity and quality of work in assigned professional responsibilities.

  • Uses sound judgment in decision-making.

  • Manages personnel and budgetary resources effectively.

  • Professional Development

  • Stays abreast of issues and trends in:

  • Psychotherapy service delivery

  • Training/Supervision

  • Teaching

  • Outreach/prevention

  • Consultation

  • Studies professional literature.

  • Attends relevant conferences and workshops.

  • Participates in appropriate professional associations.


  • A doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy, or social work is required (must have completed degree by staring date). Utah licensure is required within one year of hire.

  • Previous college counseling center experience is preferred.

  • Experience with psychotherapy, assessment, and training of Ph.D. students in a university setting is preferred.

  • We highly encourage applicants with experience or demonstrated competency in working with diverse populations.

  • Demonstrated potential for leadership.

  • Ability and desire to interact with students.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and students.

  • Flexibility.

Information required at the time of application Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically. The recommenders will be contacted in roughly 7-10 days from the date you submit the application.

Document(s) required at the time of application Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to the faculty application.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Golightly at (801) 422-3035 or

BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university's Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

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