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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. 

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.

Junior Database Administrator-Designer

The Junior Database Administrator / Designer (DBA/D) is responsible for creating and maintaining efficient databases, utilizing primarily Microsoft SQL Server. Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the junior DBA/D plays an integral role in the successful use and security of the College's administrative, academic, and research database systems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing day-to-day support and maintenance for databases underlying the College's enterprise applications, including the Campus Cafe ERP and other critical applications.
  • Planning and implementing database system functions such as reviewing, applying, and testing patches and upgrades to enterprise applications and databases.
  • Working with information security officer to plan, design, and implement security protocols to safeguard sensitive and mission-critical data.
  • Establishing, documenting and implementing successful, regular database backups and testing and reviewing backup and recovery procedures.
  • Ensuring optimal performance and availability;resolving database capacity, replication, and other distributed data issues;cloning database instances.
  • Addressing database integration including migration between disparate databases.
  • Defining, recommending, and developing database standards, procedures, and architecture.
  • Performing daily and weekly maintenance tasks including checking backups, reviewing alert files, cleaning collector tables checking for invalid objects and security violations, and managing and monitoring DB server performance.
  • Managing data storage utilization, reporting data storage or backup problems;making recommendations to improve procedures, software, or equipment.
  • Preparing and maintaining up-to-date documentation for routine aspects of position responsibilities.
  • Working with various constituents to plan, design, implement, and troubleshoot new database systems from scratch.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A baccalaureate degree in information systems or computer science related field and two to four years' experience working in a production database environment, or an appropriate combination of training, work experience, and skills is required.
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work both independently and with a team on small and large scale projects in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment is required.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Have reliable transportation.

Skills and Experience

  • Microsoft SQL Server database administration experience, including creating, monitoring, upgrading, patching, backing up, and securing complex, production-critical databases.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SSAS, SSIS, SSRS, Visual Studio, Access, Sharepoint, and T-SQL desired.
  • Experience with and proficiency in administering databases on Windows.

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.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Testing and Assessment at the Brenner Center

The Brenner Center is pleased to announce three (3) one-year postdoctoral training opportunities in testing and assessment. The Fellowships are full-time and carry a stipend of $38,000. The one-year Fellowships begin in September of 2015. The Fellowships offer supervised experience and training in testing and assessment work. In addition, Fellows participate in various seminars and other learning activities offered by William James College.

The three post-doctoral fellowships currently being offered are as follows:

  1. Rapid Response Psychological Testing Service: The fellow is responsible for completing psycho-educational and psychological evaluations with a quick turn-around rate;
  2. Neurodevelopmental Assessment Service for Young Children: Fellow is responsible for completing development, neuropsychological, and psychological evaluations with children ages 2-8, including assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorders;
  3. General Evaluation Service: Fellow is responsible for conducting psychological evaluations on a broad range of underserved populations to address a variety of referral questions.

The Fellowship is a one-year, full-time position. Fellows are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and will be provided with supervision by experienced, licensed psychologists. By the end of the Fellowship year, Fellows will have completed 1,600 training hours Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology and an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship is strongly preferred. Experience with children is also preferred. WE WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL FEBRUARY 26, 2015.

Please email curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, and two (2) current letters of recommendation to Kelly Casey, Executive Director of the Brenner Center, William James College, at kelly_casey@williamjames.edu.

William James College is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Child and Family Forensic Psychology

William James College is pleased to announce four (4) postdoctoral training opportunities in child forensic psychology.  The four (4) Fellowships are full-time and carry a stipend of $38,000.  The one-year Fellowships begin in September of 2015.  The Child and Family Evaluation Service (CAFES) is a consultation/evaluation unit within our Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law.  It provides forensic evaluation and consultation services to courts, attorneys, and public and private agencies on issues in which children and families are involved in the legal system (divorce, custody, abuse, access, etc.).  The Fellowship offers supervised experience, under the direction of Robin Deutsch, PhD and training in work for the Probate & Family Courts of Massachusetts, including opportunities to testify in court with guidance from an experienced psychologist and a retired judge.  In addition, Fellows participate in various seminars and other learning activities offered by William James College.

Fellows are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and will be provided with supervision by experienced, licensed psychologists. By the end of the Fellowship year, fellows will have completed 2,000 training hours. Fellows will also be involved in the direct provision of services, such as conducting groups for high-conflict parents and other intervention services. Fellows will attend five William James College Blended Learning classes that are dedicated to the relevant case law, legal statues, and professional "best practices" in this area of expertise leading to a Certificate in Child and Family Forensic issues.

Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology with APA-accredited predoctoral internship. Child training is required. Send curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, and three (3) current letters of recommendation to:

Christina Harms, Director of CAFES at the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law, William James College at christina_harms@williamjames.edu.

Deadline for submitting applications is February 1, 2015.

William James College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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