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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.

Adjunct Faculty Positions in the Counseling Psychology Department

William James College has ongoing openings for Adjunct Faculty positions in the Counseling Psychology Department beginning August 2015.

Responsibilities: Teaching 2 or 3 credit masters level courses.  Most of them are in person on a weekly basis.  Applicants with expertise in some of the following areas are especially sought: Expressive Arts Therapy, and Forensic/Correctional Counseling/Psychology.

Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must possess a PsyD, PhD, or EdD in counseling, clinical psychology or expressive therapies (or related fields) and have both academic and practical experience. Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Psychologist (Health Services Provider), or credentials in one of the arts modalities (for the expressive therapy courses).  A demonstrated record of scholarly work is valued. Candidates should have teaching experience and be willing to use technology as part of the learning experience.

Location: The position is based in Newton, Massachusetts campus.

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, Director, Human Resources at mary-alice_howard@williamjames.edu.  We will place qualified candidates in a roster of eligible adjunct faculty to be called as needs arise.

Important Notice to All Candidates: 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.

Adjunct Faculty Positions in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department

William James College has an opening for 3 Adjunct Faculty positions  in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department beginning August 2015.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, outreach, committee responsibilities, doctoral project oversight and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in some of the following areas are especially sought: Leadership Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Adaptive Leadership, For-profit and non-profit management; Talent Management.

Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must possess a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in an allied field and have both academic and practical experience. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is valued. Candidates should have 2-5 years of teaching experience and familiarity teaching in online learning environments.

Location: The position is based in Newton, Massachusetts campus. All candidates need to be available for on-site committee and staff meetings on a weekly basis.

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, Director, Human Resources at mary-alice_howard@williamjames.edu.

Important Notice to All Candidates: 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.

Associate Director of Military and Veterans Relations

The Associate Director of Military & Veterans Relations will assist in the leadership and development of military and veteran programming. Some of the areas include: Field Education placement and development; community engagement building and professional and personal development for the military and veterans' community. This position will also assist in identifying new and or expanding opportunities to grow enrollments and actively seek new funding sources while supporting the Director's oversight of program operations and providing a supportive community for military-connected students, faculty, staff and their families.

Essential Functions

  • Develop strong relationships with military and veteran students to support their achievement in the classroom, field placement training, community activities, and personal development.
  • Work with Admissions to develop and implement strategies to enroll and retain veterans and active service members as William James College students.
  • Counsel and advise students about opportunities for professional careers in behavioral health services with active military/veterans and their families.
  • Provide support and consultation to faculty and staff engaged with students in the academic Concentration in Military and Veterans Psychology (MVP) program (in close collaboration with Department Chairs).
  • Working with the Department of Institutional Advancement, assist with grants, contracts and philanthropy to increase scholarship and program support for all students with military experience or military connections, including students within the Concentration on Military and Veterans Psychology (MVP).
  • Assist with building effective partnerships with sponsoring organizations and/or new funding resources.
  • Collaborate with senior administrative staff, department heads, and other school personnel to develop effective military and veteran's student services, including Admissions, Registrar, Dean of Students, and academic advisors for MVP students.
  • Oversee and collaborate with faculty and staff to create social and educational events for military/veteran students and their families.
  • Assist in developing programs in Continuing Education and with Educational Technology for professionals providing clinical services to military and veterans, such as medical, behavioral health, allied health professional and other professional services.

Requirements

  • Master's Degree or Doctorate in a field of psychology, counseling, organizational leadership, education or public health or administration preferred. Other educational backgrounds will be considered.
  • Active duty military experience required, but additional professional experience as a civilian in behavioral health services in the military medical system or Veterans Administration will be considered. Other relevant experience in providing services or supports to military service members or veterans may also be considered.
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in a military leadership and/or civilian senior administrative position with demonstrated supervisory experience and skills preferred
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and leadership skills, time management and problem solving abilities, capacity for innovation and collaboration, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Values diversity and demonstrates understanding of multicultural competencies.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to : Mary-Alice Howard, Director, Human Resources at mary-alice_howard@williamjames.edu. 

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@mspp.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@mspp.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 Position in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department

William James College has an opening for one (1) full-time Core faculty position in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department beginning August 2015.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, outreach, committee responsibilities, doctoral project oversight and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in some of the following areas are especially sought: Leadership Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Adaptive Leadership, For-profit and non-profit management; Talent Management.

Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must possess a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in an allied field and have both academic and practical experience. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is valued.  Candidates should have 2-5 years of teaching experience and familiarity teaching in online learning environments.

Location: The position is based in Newton, Massachusetts campus. All candidates need to be available for on-site committee and staff meetings on a weekly basis.

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, Director, Human Resources at mary-alice_howard@williamjames.edu

Important Notice to All Candidates: 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.

Geropsychology Full-time Core Faculty Position

William James College is seeking a Geropsychologist for a full-time core faculty position in the Department of Clinical Psychology.

Qualifications
Candidate must hold a Ph.D. 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. In addition, a reduced load of departmental service will include teaching, advising, and supervision of doctoral research projects.

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: Ms. Mary-Alice Howard, Director, Human Resources, at Mary-Alice_Howard@williamjames.edu.

Important Notice
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.

Research Assistant

William James College is currently seeking a Research Assistant. Located in Newton, MA, this non-profit organization is known as one of the first alternative programs to the traditional PhD model of training in clinical psychology.

Responsibilities
Working under the direction of Associate Vice President for Research and Senior Research and Evaluation Specialist, this position will assist in supporting research activities for routine social/behavioral science research and data management activities and procedures. Other responsibilities include maintaining reports, records and files as required, assisting with grant proposals and reports and performing basic quantitative data analysis.

Qualifications
BA/BS required. Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities is a must. Knowledge of social/behavioral science research methods, principles and ethics preferred. Ability to perform basic data management tasks (data coding, entry, cleaning, maintenance) and experience using quantitative data analysis software helpful. A strong applicant will display the ability to communicate with multiple levels of staff and work effectively with others in a team environment. Competency with MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint is required.

Please note: This is a 35-hour full-time position with a full benefits package. This six-month temporary position with the possibility of an extension depending upon performance and available funding.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter expressing how your experience will help support work in the research department to: Mary-Alice Howard, Director, Human Resources at: mary-alice_howard@williamjames.edu.

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