Clinical Faculty-Counseling & Psychological Services

Brigham Young University (BYU),

Counseling and Psychological Services, Brigham Young University
Last Posted:

Wed, Oct 14th, '20


This position will be open through October 27, 2020.

Start Date:

August 23, 2021

Last Updated:

Thu, Oct 22nd, '20


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.


This position is focused on the direct delivery of psychological services to the BYU campus community, including students, faculty and administration. 24 to 27 weekly hours of direct services 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. The successful candidate for this position will have specific experience/expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of obsessve-compulsive disorder (particularly scrupulosity) and obsessive-compulsive related disorders. As assigned, the position 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 may participate in the following:  scholarly activity and relevant research, assigned faculty department committees, faculty meetings and department in-service meetings. This position is a Continuing Faculty Status position.


University Citizenship

1.     Behaves in a manner reflecting honor, integrity, collegiality, civility, respect, concern for others, and adherence to the CES Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards.

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

3.     Observes university and CAPS policies.

4.     Participates on university and CAPS committees as requested.

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

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

7.     Collaborates with colleagues.

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

Professional Assignment

1.     Provides 24 to 27 weekly hours of direct service activities including:

2.     Participates in scholarly activity and relevant research.

3.     Sets and accomplishes relevant goals within specified professional assignments.

4.     Participates on assigned department and university committees.

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

6.     Uses sound judgment in decision-making.

7.     Manages personnel and budgetary resources effectively.

Professional Development

  1. Stays abreast of issues and trends in:
    • Psychotherapy service delivery
    • Training/Supervision
    • Teaching
    • Outreach/prevention
    • Consultation
  2. Studies professional literature.
  3. Attends relevant conferences and workshops.
  4. 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.
  • 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.

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.



  • 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.
  • Previous college counseling center experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated potential for leadership.




See job posting for online application at, Job ID #92973.

Applicants must complete an online faculty application and attach a current vita and cover letter. Please list the contact information of three recommenders on the faculty application. They may be contacted and required to submit their letters of reference electronically at some point during the selection process. The recommenders may be contacted in roughly 7 to 10 business days fromt he date you submit the 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.

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