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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.

NEW OPENING - Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child and Family Forensic Psychology

William James College is pleased to announce the opening of one (1) more postdoctoral training opportunity in child forensic psychology. The Fellowship is full-time and carries a stipend of $40,000. The one-year Fellowship begins in September of 2017. The Child and Family Evaluation Service (CAFES) is a consultation/evaluation unit within the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law at William James College.  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, ABPP 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 including five Blended Learning courses dedicated to the relevant case law, legal statutes, and professional “best practices” leading to a Certificate in Child and Family Forensic Issues. Fellows will also be involved in the direct provision of services, such as conducting groups for high-conflict parents and other intervention services.

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.

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

Adjunct Faculty Positions - Applied Behavior Analysis Program

William James College has openings for adjunct faculty positions in the Applied Behavior Analysis Program beginning January 2017.

Responsibilities: Adjunct faculty members are involved in teaching and advising

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Master’s Degree (PhD preferred) and be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  Candidates must have prior teaching experience (3 years preferred) an exemplary professional experience.

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: Ms. Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources at HR@williamjames.edu

Adjunct Faculty Positions - Undergraduate Program

William James College is looking for experienced, adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate courses for the 2017/2018 academic year. The courses are taught 15 weeks online and will meet two Saturdays (9:00 am-4:00 pm) during the semester.

Applicants must have a master's degree, or doctorate, in psychology or related fields.  In addition, applicants should have recent teaching or clinical experience related to the courses listed below and should be able to provide recent teaching evaluations as well as two (2) references who can speak to their teaching and/or clinical work. Courses include:

  • Ethics
  • Life-Span Development                                                                    
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology                                                                                
  • Abnormal Psychology                                                                                                                                                                       

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in psychology or related field,  Doctorate degree preferred;
  • Undergraduate teaching experience and/or clinical experience related to the course(s) listed in the position description;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Materials should be submitted electronically to: Ms. Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant, at HR@williamjames.edu

Associate Director - Field Education - Counseling Department

The major focus of responsibilities will be the coordination of field training for students enrolled in the Master of Arts program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in their 1st year practicum and 2nd year internship, and identifying and supporting partnerships to enhance the practicum field training. This is a full time position.

Essential Functions

  • Pre-matriculation support for entering students, especially to facilitate and assist as students seek placements for their first clinical field experience;
  • General administration of the practicum-level and internship-level clinical field education experience for the M.A. program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, including—but not limited to—facilitating student planning and placement, verifying/expanding site availability and determining accuracy of site-related data in site-search databases; dealing with student problems related to clinical field education, and ensuring compliance with all pertinent policies, regulations, as well as accreditation and licensing requirements;
  • Maintaining a significant level of student contact related to participation in field education, problem solving around student/site concerns and professional development throughout the training years;
  • Resolving issues as they arise in the field and working with the Counseling Department Chair and faculty in this regard;
  • Identification, cultivation, and development of new training sites within departmental parameters, including visits to all new training sites before the training year begins;
  • Working closely with directors of emphasis areas to ensure compliance with specialty requirements and identification and cultivation of appropriate sites;
  • Assuming both a participative and leadership role in the quality assurance work related to clinical field education;
  • Maintenance of positive working relationships with external-affiliate sites and directors of training, with regular visitation to and evaluation of practicum and internship level sites;
  • Coordinating with other field education personnel to maintain clear policies, procedures and documentation of field office functions;
  • Creating and maintaining detailed and accurate records of activities;
  • Participating in activities that support accreditation of the institution and of the program;
  • In addition to the above-delineated specific responsibilities, the Associate Director of Field Education is expected to participate in departmental, college-wide faculty meetings, and institutional events. This position will include occasional evening and weekend obligations.
  • All other related duties deemed necessary by your supervisor or management.

Required Qualifications

  • Licensure as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Massachusetts, or LMHC license eligible (if licensed in another state) within one year of hiring
  • Doctoral degree in counseling preferred
  • Strong academic record
  • Demonstrated administrative skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, and experience in small and large group presentation/facilitation
  • An established record of excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel and comfort working with databases.
  • Ability to drive or otherwise travel individually to field education site locations

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant, at HR@williamjames.edu

Clinical Psychologist

William James College is currently seeking a licensed Clinical Psychologist to join our Forensic Services/Juvenile Court Clinic team in Suffolk and Norfolk Counties. William James College is a non-profit graduate school of professional psychology educating clinicians and providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Massachusetts since the 1970s.  These Juvenile Court Clinics provide court-ordered evaluations in Care and Protection, Child Requiring Assistance (CRA), Delinquency and Youthful Offender cases, and emergency and civil commitment proceedings for psychiatric hospitalization or substance abuse commitment proceedings.  

Duties Include:

  • Perform court-ordered evaluations for the Massachusetts Juvenile Courts in juvenile delinquency and Youthful Offender cases, and status matters (Child Requiring Assistance), child abuse and neglect cases (Care and Protection), civil commitment and other evaluations according to Massachusetts General Laws according to practice guidelines established by the Division of Forensic Mental Health of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH).  The Juvenile Court Clinics are operated as a collaboration between the Administrative Office of the Juvenile Court and DMH.
  • Conduct psychological and diagnostic screenings and assessments of youth and families involved with the Juvenile Court and referred by the Juvenile Court.
  • Provide reports and, as needed, testimony to the Juvenile Court
  • Consult with judges, probation officers, and (as appropriate) others regarding court-involved youth and families.
  • Provide consultation and training as may be requested by the Juvenile Court to  judges, probation officers, other court personnel and others (e.g. community behavioral health providers, attorneys)
  • Provide evidence-based short-term therapeutic services and psychoeducational services to individuals and/or in groups
  • Supervise work-study students, trainees, and interns
  • Provide referrals to court-involved youth and their families for behavioral health services in their communities, and other supports or services as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job requirements:

  • Doctorate in Psychology (PhD, PsyD, EdD).
  • Licensed to practice psychology in MA, or license-eligible.
  • Experience in forensic mental health, forensic and/or psychological assessment.
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Certification as a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician (CJCC) is a plus, but not required. If not yet certified, the psychologist will need to be eligible to be a CJCC candidate. We will provide supervision and training for CJCC certification.

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources at HR@williamjames.edu.  Inquiries can be directed to Ellen at 617-327-6777 x 1531.

Clinical Social Worker

William James College is currently seeking a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) to join our Forensic Services/Juvenile Court Clinic team in Suffolk and Norfolk Counties. William James College is a non-profit graduate school of professional psychology educating clinicians and providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Massachusetts since the 1970s. These Juvenile Court Clinics provide court-ordered evaluations in Care and Protection, Child Requiring Assistance (CRA), Delinquency and Youthful Offender cases, and emergency and civil commitment proceedings for psychiatric hospitalization or substance abuse commitment proceedings.  

Duties Include:

  • Perform court-ordered evaluations for the Massachusetts Juvenile Courts in juvenile delinquency and Youthful Offender cases, and status matters (Child Requiring Assistance), child abuse and neglect cases (Care and Protection), civil commitment and other evaluations according to Massachusetts General Laws according to practice guidelines established by the Division of Forensic Mental Health of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH).  The Juvenile Court Clinics are operated as a collaboration between the Administrative Office of the Juvenile Court and DMH.
  • Conduct psychological and diagnostic screenings and assessments of youth and families involved with the Juvenile Court and referred by the Juvenile Court.
  • Provide reports and, as needed, testimony to the Juvenile Court
  • Consult with judges, probation officers, and (as appropriate) others regarding court-involved youth and families.
  • Provide consultation and training as may be requested by the Juvenile Court to  judges, probation officers, other court personnel and others (e.g. community behavioral health providers, attorneys)
  • Provide evidence-based short-term therapeutic services and psychoeducational services to individuals and/or in groups
  • Supervise work-study students, trainees, and interns
  • Provide referrals to court-involved youth and their families for behavioral health services in their communities, and other supports or services as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job requirements:

  • Social Work Degree at the Master’s Degree.
  • Licensed or license-eligible to practice social work in MA
  • Experience in forensic mental health, forensic and/or clinical assessment.
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Certification as a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician (CJCC) is a plus, but not required. If not currently certified, the social worker will need to be eligible to be a CJCC I candidate. We will provide supervision and training for CJCC certification.

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources at HR@williamjames.edu.  Inquiries can be directed to Ellen at 617-327-6777 x 1531.

Core Faculty Position - Geropsychologist

William James College is seeking a Geropsychologist for their Clinical Psychology Department. This position seeks a teacher and researcher eager to join and enhance a new concentration and mentor the next generation of geropsychologists.

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 pursue scholarly activities, and develop an active program of research with the expectation of external funding.

An individualized contract will include teaching, advising, supervision of doctoral research projects, and committee assignments.

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. Ellen Collins, Director, Human Resources, at HR@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.

Full-time Core Faculty Position - Clinical Psychology Department

William James College announces an opening for a full-time Core faculty position in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning August 2017. Rank is commensurate with experience.

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 Substance Abuse/Addictive Disorders are especially sought.

Qualifications
Candidates must possess a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology, have teaching experience, preferably be licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts, and maintain some involvement in clinical practice or consultation. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is essential.

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
  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. Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant, at HR@williamjames.edu

Full-time Core Faculty and Director of Field Placement - Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department

William James College has an opening for a full-time core faculty position in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department.  Rank is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:  Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and supervising students doing organizational assessment and intervention work and research.  Additionally, there is the expectation of governance committee work.  All core faculty are encouraged to continue their consulting activities and scholarly productivity.  This faculty position is located in Newton, Massachusetts at William James’ main campus.  This position is half teaching and half directing the Field Placement Program for the OLP department.  As the Field Placement Director, you will be responsible for creating and nurturing relationships with both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations in need of organizational development help.  You will also place, track, and monitor student progress through their practicum hours and offer training and guidance to field site supervisors. 

Qualifications:  Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Human Resources Management or Leadership Psychology, have 2 years teaching experience, and 7+ years of work in organizations in an organizational development, talent management, or human resources as an internal or external consultant.

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 (including industry references) with complete contact information (references will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission).

Materials should be submitted electronically to: Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant at HR@williamjames.edu

Juvenile Forensic Case Manager

William James College is currently seeking a Juvenile Forensic Case Manager to join our Forensic Services/Juvenile Court Clinic team in Suffolk and Norfolk Counties. William James College is a non-profit graduate school of professional psychology educating clinicians and providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Massachusetts since the 1970s.  The Juvenile Forensic Case Manager is a core position for Juvenile Court Clinic operations.  These Juvenile Court Clinics provide court-ordered evaluations in Care and Protection, Child Requiring Assistance (CRA), Delinquency and Youthful Offender cases, and emergency and civil commitment proceedings for hospitalization or substance abuse commitment proceedings.  

Case Manager Duties:

  • Provide referrals to youth and families for behavioral health, family support or other community-based services, through community partners, WJC INTERFACE referral system, and others
  • Liaison with local community agencies, behavioral health providers, schools, others
  • Liaison with child-serving state agencies (e.g., DMH, DCF, DYS)
  • Facilitate access to recommended behavioral health, state agency, educational and other positive youth development and family services
  • Address obstacles to accessing recommended services
  • Train, manage and supervise student trainees
  • Other duties as assigned

Job requirements:

  • Demonstrated skills: case management, interagency liaison, community outreach
  • Knowledge of community positive youth development resources
  • Strong organizational, time-management, interpersonal, communication skills
  • Preferred:  Lived experience with Juvenile Court, DCF, DYS, other child-serving agencies
  • Preferred:  Knowledge of social service systems in Suffolk/ Norfolk counties
  • Preferred:  Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources at HR@williamjames.edu.  Inquiries can be directed to Ellen at 617-327-6777 x 1531.

Marketing and Communications Manager

Seeking a fast-paced, proactive, creative person with superior oral and written communication skills as well as excellent organizational abilities. The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for the execution of communication strategies that influence enrollment and giving.  A member of the Marketing and Communications Department, this position will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications. The position will also work closely with the Advancement Office and the Office of the President to support fundraising efforts.

Essential Duties

  • Work in collaboration with the Director, Associate Directors, and Agency partners to meet enrollment and recruitment targets:
    • Create and/or manage applicant communications and nurturing;
    • Develop and write marketing materials, i.e. flyers, brochures, viewbook, etc.;
    • Manage projects with the assistance of a graphic designer;
    • Create and/or review and edit marketing and advertising copy;
    • Create and/or review and edit web copy to support program marketing;
    • Help guide the social media strategy to be in line with our branding (i.e. voice and tone)
  • Work closely with the Rapport Editor/Associate Director of Marketing and Communications to write, edit, and proof the magazine;
  • Interview members of the William James College community (i.e. students, faculty, alumni) to highlight our stories and expertise; these written stories or video projects will be added to our Rapport Online News Magazine and featured throughout the website and through digital communications;
  • Provide communications assistance to support Advancement events including web and social media content, and attendee stewardship (i.e. thank you emails to attendees, etc.);
  • Assist the Marketing and Communications Department with special projects as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years’ experience in a marketing, communications, or fundraising position;
  • Attention to detail, excellent proofreading skills, grasp of grammar, and punctuation and able to exhibit a consistent style;
  • Comfortable with design software for the creation of flyers and other marketing materials;
  • Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively with colleagues in a team environment;
  • Ability to be proactive;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong commitment to customer service;
  • Knowledge of HubSpot, a plus;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant at HR@williamjames.edu.  

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Psychological Assessment - Brenner Center

William James College is pleased to announce a postdoctoral training opportunity in psychological assessment in the Boston area. The Fellowship is full-time and carries a stipend of $40,000 plus benefits.  The Brenner Center is an outpatient clinic offering psychological testing to clients aged 2-99. The Fellowship offers supervised experience, under the direction of Kelly Casey, PhD. In addition fellows will 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.

Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology. Prior experience doing a range of cognitive and emotional assessments, including the Rorschach Inkblot Method is required.  Prior experience working with the FASD population is requested, but not required. Interested applicants should send a cover letter along with their curriculum vitae, sample report, and three (3) current letters of recommendation to Kelly Casey, PhD, Executive Director of the Brenner Center at kelly_casey@williamjames.edu.

More information about the Brenner Center is available here.

Research Assistant

William James College is seeking a Research Assistant. This is a full time position reporting to the Associate Vice President for Research.

General Summary

Provides assistance in support of research activities under close supervision.  Performs routine social/behavioral science research and data management activities and procedures.  The RA will provide research/administrative assistance to the following subunits:

  • Institutional Research
  • Program Development, Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Clinical Outcome Research & Evaluation Project
  • HRSA Consortium Internship
  • IRB and other tasks as assigned

Principal duties and essential functions

  • To conduct systematic literature reviews (use online library databases, save the results in a reference/citation database, summarize results for presentation)
  • Assist in the development of standard data collection instruments (e.g., paper and online surveys, interviews, observation schedules, focus group guides, topic agendas)
  • Perform a variety of routine data collection procedures (implement online surveys, assist in recruitment, obtaining informed consent, administering protocols, conducting interviews, making direct observations, abstracting secondary data from existing records, taking notes, etc.)
  • Perform a variety of routine data management procedures (e.g., coding raw data, data entry, importing/exporting data across platforms, producing basic reports, data cleaning, database maintenance)
  • Perform basic quantitative data analysis (basic descriptive statistics and bivariate analyses; multivariate experience a plus)
  • Perform basic qualitative data analysis to organize and analyze data for thematic content
  • Assist in the preparation of grant proposals, reports, presentations and manuscripts for publication
  • Maintains center records, reports and files as required
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops as needed
  • Attends meetings as required
  • Maintains established institutional and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs and safety standards
  • Consistently applies the institution’s values of respect, honesty and fairness and the pursuit of excellence in improving the social and behavioral health status of people, institutions and communities.
  • Maintains collaborative team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working group’s achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed

Job Requirements

Job Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of social/behavioral science research methods, principles, ethics
  • Knowledge of program evaluation helpful
  • Knowledge of any of the following is helpful: program evaluation, health services, public health promotion, disease prevention interventions, professional education, institutional research
  • Ability to perform basic data management tasks (data coding, entry, cleaning, maintenance)
  • Ability to perform basic data analysis and reporting (in words, numbers and graphics)
  • Experience using quantitative data analysis software helpful (e.g., SPSS); experience with qualitative software also helpful (e.g., Atlas.ti, nVivo)
  • Experience using reference manager software (e.g., EndNote, Zotero)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Experience

  • 0-2 years’ experience in research-related activities
  • Experience working in an academic environment and/or institutional research setting desirable
    An equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

Working conditions/physical demands 

  • May be subject to increased hours to meet deadlines

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources, at HR@williamjames.edu

Vice-President of Institutional Advancement

William James College strives to be a preeminent school of psychology that integrates rigorous academic instruction with extensive field education and close attention to professional development. We assume an ongoing social responsibility to create programs to educate specialists of many disciplines to meet the evolving mental health needs of society.

William James College is in an exciting phase of growth, poised to reach a next level of achievement in philanthropic capacity-building and fundraising results. A 40+ year old institution that was recently rebranded (formerly known as the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology), the College is currently engaged in strategic planning to define multi-year programmatic and funding priorities in key areas. The Vice President of Institutional Advancement will be responsible for strengthening the College’s Development Program, advancing its culture of philanthropy and securing the philanthropic support needed to underpin the College’s strategic aspirations, in both the near and longer term.

Reporting to and working closely with the President and the College’s Board of Trustees, the Vice President of Institutional Advancement is a member of the College’s senior team, responsible for all fundraising, development and advancement activities, including development communications and alumni relations. The Vice President will lead, provide strategic direction, manage and oversee administration of all aspects of Institutional Advancement.

The Vice President will help to identify, expand and build relationships and partnerships with potential donor constituencies, including alumni, friends, corporations and foundations. The Vice President will be responsible for developing a comprehensive plan to establish, implement and sustain infrastructure needed to grow development results. The Vice President, Institutional Advancement will manage the Institutional Advancement staff and maintain his/her own portfolio of major donor and potential donor relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and partner with the President and members of the Board of Trustees on fundraising initiatives, including individual strategies to build relationships and solicit major donors
  • Collaborate with the Chief Financial Officer to develop and implement annual and multi-year Development goals and strategies that align with the College’s strategic priorities and financial strategies
  • Work with President and senior staff to develop and implement comprehensive development strategies for all current and potential constituencies: individuals, alumni, corporations, foundations, government funding sources
  • Collaborate with President and senior staff to develop and articulate the Case for Support of College’s overall and specific funding priorities
  • Develop and implement Alumni Relations strategies to encourage and support sustained engagement with the College
  • Collaborate with College faculty and administrators as appropriate to advance the College’s internal culture of philanthropy
  • Set direction, guide and manage Advancement team
  • Establish and evaluate performance metrics for Advancement Team
  • Monitor and report to President and Board on Development program progress
  • Work with, staff and support the Board Development Committee
  • Oversee management of infrastructure and systems to track and underpin Advancement work
  • Build and strengthen donor relations and stewardship plans to sustain relationships with individual and institutional funders

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of successful professional fundraising experience
  • Ability to engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
  • Direct and successful Major Gifts experience  
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team – and also to be creative,  flexible, entrepreneurial and take initiative
  • Ability to work successfully in a collegial and dynamic work environment
  • Minimum BA or BS degree; advanced degree preferred

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources, at HR@williamjames.edu