Brigham Young University Hawaii

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

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Job Summary

The Psychologist position provides a full range of clinical services including individual, group, and couples counseling, evaluation and assessment, outreach, consultation, supervision, training, and crisis intervention services. Possession of strong clinical skills and the ability to manage a full client caseload are required, as well as a demonstrated commitment to working effectively from a multicultural orientation with a diverse college population, proficiency providing campus outreach presentations, and the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team. Psychologists also participate in the clinical supervision and training of doctoral psychology interns and master’s level graduate students. Opportunities for participating in innovative counseling outcome research and future adjunct teaching may be available.

Job Responsibilities

1. Direct Clinical Service:

  • Provides crisis counseling and conducts brief assessments with students.
  • Participates in the on-call crisis counselor rotation, providing crisis intervention during after-office hours.
  • Conducts intake interviews with students and completes the required clinical documentation via our electronic recordkeeping system.
  • Provides individual, couples, and group counseling to students on a scheduled basis or through crisis intervention.
  • Utilizes psych diagnostic assessment procedures and psychometric methods to facilitate psychotherapy as needed.
  • Conducts psychological evaluation and assessment for a range of clinical issues and complex diagnostic concerns.
  • Provides outreach workshops and lectures to campus community.
  • Provides clinical services to diverse client populations and whose clinical work, supervision, and community intervention is infused with ethical and multicultural competency and who demonstrates clear interest and commitment to all dimensions of diversity.

2. Supportive duties:

  • Maintains up-to-date clinical documentation via an electronic recordkeeping system.
  • Consults with supervisors and staff as needed.
  • Acts as a campus resource on psychology and represents Counseling and Psychological Services in the university community.
  • Acts as a liaison between client and campus or community resources as needed.
  • Provides consultation to staff, faculty, and parents seeking assistance with troubled students or those with serious mental health issues.
  • Attends training seminars, staff meetings and supervision on a weekly basis and in a prompt manner.
  • Represents the department and division at public relations events as requested. o Interacts with staff and students in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Participates in supervision and training with an openness to learning and receiving feedback. Performs additional job-related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


PhD/PsyD degree in Counseling, Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or related field.


Three years of experience working with diverse populations including college age students.


  • Advanced knowledge and skills in counseling practices and methods
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and to prepare written and electronic documents.
  • Ability to communicate orally, both in person and by telephone.
  • Ability to travel to meetings, other campuses and counseling sites.
  • Ability to establish rapport with others as a requisite for healthy and therapeutic relationships.
  • Ability to present oneself in an appropriately personable and professional manner to students and staff.
  • Ability to receive and utilize constructive feedback regarding performance, presentation and relationships with others.
  • Ability to be both consistent and flexible as circumstances warrant.
  • Ability to effectively weigh and evaluate personal needs, client needs and the aims and policies of the agency and to respond and negotiate these competing needs as appropriate.
  • Ability to remain calm and supportive in psychological emergencies and/or crises when provided with appropriate supervision and direction.
  • An enhanced level of self-awareness as to how he or she relates to others and an ability to effectively modulate this personal style as conditions warrant.
  • Ability to communicate via computer email.
  • Must possess some knowledge of Disability Etiquette and the ADA law. Must understand Confidentiality FERPA, HIPPA and child abuse mandating reporting laws.
  • Possess good people skills, organization skills, communication skills, takes initiative, and has creativity


Active full licensure as a Psychologist or obtain licensure in the State of Hawaii within 6 months of hire is required.

* More information may be requested as you progress through the recruiting process.


Working at Brigham Young University Hawaii

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY–HAWAII is the preeminent international center of learning in the Pacific. Its small campus is a unique laboratory of intercultural leadership development, where a diverse population of 2,500 students representing over 70 countries live, study, and work together. Small classes taught by expert faculty empower students to master challenging and relevant curriculum, while affordable tuition, financial aid, and online study options make this valuable education more accessible than ever.

Operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a total BYU–Hawaii education involves not only intellectual learning and career preparation, but also moral, ethical, and spiritual enrichment. All the while, students enjoy living and learning in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Graduates go forth to serve, prepared to promote peace and prosperity as leaders worldwide.

The spirit of Aloha is what BYU–Hawaii employees wear when performing their duties. "Aloha" means mutual regard and affection and extends warmth in caring with no obligation in return. "Aloha" is the essence of relationships in which each person is important.

BYU–Hawaii employees find fulfillment as they take part in the mission of Brigham Young University Hawaii: "to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life and in their efforts to influence the establishment of peace internationally."

Find Us
(808) 675-3446
55-220 Kulanui Street
BYUH #1947
United States

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