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Employment Opportunities

William James College is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, working and bringing psychological knowledge to the multi-cultural world community. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alien age or citizenship, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally recognized, protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

Candidates who possess personal characteristics that might be considered as diversifying elements among the faculty group are invited to identify themselves during the application process.

William James College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations

Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and working with other leadership, this position is responsible for identifying, capturing, and securing institutional grants and cultivating other grant making and sponsoring entities with support from the Advancement team and the Associate Vice President of Research.Will also serve as the central point of contact for philanthropic engagement with foundations, government agencies, and corporations and is responsible for all grant-seeking activities at William James College.

Proposal Development and Submission

  • Design and maintain grants calendar to meet William James College's strategic priorities.
  • Coordinate and facilitate internal and external working groups involved in proposal/program design;external groups may include representatives from schools, state and community agencies, employers, and workforce development agencies.
  • Identify foundation and other grant-making prospects that align with the institution's strategic plan and/or campaign funding priorities. Proactively seek opportunities to create new proposals.
  • Maintain knowledge of governmental and philanthropic trends that affect grantsmanship at William James College. Keep abreast and notify senior leadership of changing state, federal, and private foundation grant standards and proposal guidelines.
  • Provide post-award support, including initial project implementation guidance, budget set-ups, post-award report support, and other duties related to supporting William James College faculty and staff, successfully implement grant-funded projects.
  • Design and implement regular workshops for faculty, staff and other relevant stakeholders on identifying grant opportunities and writing grants.
  • Maintain a library of grant opportunities relevant to the work of William James College Faculty/staff.
  • Steward grantors throughout grant period, including extending appropriate invitations for site visits and/or attendance at special events and continuing education programs as appropriate.
  • Maintain grants database of pending, funded, and declined proposals.
  • Ensure that grant-funded projects and reports are in compliance with all state, federal, foundation and other regulatory policies, procedures, and statutory authority.
  • Provide assistance with and/or edit reports submitted to funding agencies as part of funding requirements
  • Collaborate with Research, Community Engagement, Finance and other targeted programs based on leadership priorities such as MVP.
  • Manage and assemble all materials for grant submissions including, but not limited to, proposal forms, concept papers, budgets, letters of support, and memoranda of agreement.
  • Work closely with finance to assist in planning and accurate budgeting.
  • Ensure faculty and staff have all of the information needed to meet all grant conditions and requirements.
  • Support institution-wide, fundraising, and other important donor events for cultivation and stewardship.
  • Provide ongoing departmental support. Some evening and weekend work required.

Requirements

  • Documented track record of success in grantsmanship.
  • Education and experience equivalent to Master's degree in a relevant field preferred.
  • At least five year's experience in grant writing. Advanced research planning and proposal experience in an academic environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated sophisticated understanding of and experience with a complex higher education environment.
  • Superior technical and persuasive writing skills.
  • Superior communications skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple high-priority tasks and responsibilities to meet established deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to, MS Excel, MS Office Suite, PowerPoint, database management, and data search tools.
  • Understanding and experience with grant management/administration support.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with the external community, including governmental agencies and nongovernmental organizations relating to higher education and grant-funded projects.
  • Experience and proficiency in leading diverse work teams comprised of internal and external representatives and in facilitating meetings.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or understanding working with individuals of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, racial and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and/or cv and three (3) writing sample of successful grants that you have written reflecting the range of your grant writing skills to:Mary-Alice Howard, Director of Human Resources at: mary-alice_howard@williamjames.edu. CV's and or resumes will not be reviewed unless writing samples are included. 

Full-Time Core Faculty in the Clinical Psychology Department

William James College (formerly Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology) is seeking a Geropsychologist for a full-time core faculty position in the Department of Clinical Psychology.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising and supervision of doctoral research projects. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity.

Qualifications: Candidate must hold a PhD or PsyD, in Clinical Psychology, be licensed or license- eligible in Massachusetts, and have teaching experience. The successful applicant will maintain an active program of research with the expectation of external funding.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit: (1) A detailed letter of application responding to the stated qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) a list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission.) Materials should be submitted electronically to: Mary-Alice_Howard@williamjames.edu.

William James College is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Full-Time Core Faculty and Director of Health Psychology Concentration in Clinical Psychology Department

William James College seeks an energetic and visionary leader to fill a full-time Core faculty position and serve as the Director of the Health Psychology concentration within the Clinical PsyD program.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and clinical and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in the following areas are especially sought: Health Psychology, Gero-psychology, and Assessment.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology, a minimum of five (5) years clinical and teaching experience with focus in Health Psychology or primary care psychology and experience with Integrated Models of Care and Inter-professional Teamwork. Preferably be licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts and maintain some involvement in clinical practice or consultation. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is particularly valued.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit (1) a detailed letter of application responding to the stated qualifications (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission.) Materials should be submitted electronically to: mary-alice_howard@williamjames.edu.

William James College is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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