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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 - Faculty Position - School Psychology Department

William James College, located just west of Boston, is seeking an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor for its dynamic and innovative School Psychology programs. The School Psychology Department offers both specialist (MA/CAGS) and doctoral (PsyD) level degrees in School Psychology, as well as a MA in Applied Behavior Analysis and a Graduate Certificate in School Climate and Social Emotional Learning. The school psychology curriculum incorporates rigorous academic instruction with supervised field training in a variety of settings. The William James College mission features core values of experiential education, social responsibility, and personal growth. The school psychology programs emphasize prevention, mental health, and system-level impact.  Teaching and mentoring students are of primary importance, and faculty salaries are competitive.

Candidates will be Licensed (or license-eligible) Psychologists and Health Service Providers in the state of Massachusetts, and hold a doctoral degree in school psychology. The ideal candidate has a professional affiliation with the field of school psychology, and has relevant school-based field experience, demonstrated skill in higher education teaching, and substantial scholarship competencies and interests. Teaching responsibilities may include psychoeducational assessment, instructional assessment, advanced research methods, learning disabilities, cognitive and affective development, diversity and cross-cultural psychology, and/or clinical seminars. Candidates with relevant leadership experience and interest may also have the opportunity to serve as Director of the School Psychology PsyD Program.

Application Procedure
Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is filled.  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

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

Core Faculty Position - Geropsychologist

William James College is seeking a Geropsychologist for their Clinical Psychology Department. This position seeks a teacher and researcher with an investment in scholarly work, eager to be part of a growing concentration and mentor the next generation of geropsychologists. Rank is commensurate with experience.

Qualifications
Candidate must hold a PhD or PsyD, in Clinical Psychology, have completed an APA internship, be licensed or license- eligible in Massachusetts, and have teaching experience. The successful applicant will pursue scholarly activities, develop an active program of research and pursue 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 of Human Resources, at ellen_collins@williamjames.edu

Full-time Core Faculty Position in Assessment and Research - Clinical Psychology Dept

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 assessment, research, and objective measurement are especially sought.

Qualifications
Candidates must possess a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology, have completed an  APA internship, have teaching experience, 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 Position in Substance Abuse and Addictive Disorders - Clinical Psychology Dept

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

INTERFACE Resource and Referral Counselor - Part-time

Provide resource and referral guidance and therapeutic matching to callers of the INTERFACE helpline as well as serve as an ambassador for the service to all callers and stakeholders.  This is a part-time position with flexible hours of approximately 21 hours per week. 

Essential Functions

  • Serve as INTERFACE intake coordinator as scheduled and assigned
  • Provide basic counseling and psycho-education to callers who are seeking coordinated therapeutic matches for mental health and wellness services, following the well- established protocols of the service
  • Provide follow up services and case management to assigned cases
  • Research and identify resources and providers for the INTERFACE website and database and coordinate with IT and other staff to include onsite
  • Recruit clinicians for inclusion on the database in coordination with Recruitment team
  • Attend trainings and staff meetings for best practice resource and referral
  • Serve as role model for best practice resource and referral
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree or above in clinical psychology or social work, licensed clinician within the Commonwealth of MA preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in clinical services
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with phone triage in a clinical setting

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and cabinets.

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

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.  

Operations Director INTERFACE Referral Service

Reporting to the Executive Director of the Freedman Center, the Operations Director for INTERFACE will be responsible for the overall operations within the INTERFACE program at the Freedman Center. This includes setting program goals and objectives, evaluating existing contracts, compliance of clinical best practices, supervision and training of staff and reporting to ensure all goals are being met.

Essential Functions

  • Provide supervision, training, and clinical support to the resource and referral counselors of the INTERFACE service;
  • Provide leadership to ensure quality control in the service delivery of INTERFACE model;
  • Ensure clinical records are accurate, current, and meet all standards of privacy and confidentiality;
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to develop and monitor revenue and expense budget;
  • Help manage case assignment, oversee the creation of work schedules for staff;
  • Assume leadership with IT to maintain tools necessary for best practice resource and referral;
  • Manage processes necessary for research protocols related to the service in collaboration with the Department of Research;
  • Manage and develop website content and presence using best practice marketing protocols for mental health resources;
  • Develop, plan, and implement strategies to manage program growth and sustainability of the program;
  • Participate as part of leadership team within Freedman Center including serving as the representative for the crisis management consultation team at William James College
  • Other Duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree  or above in a mental health field and licensed within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts;
  • At least 6 years of experience in mental health resource and referral management
  • Excellent organizational skills, including record keeping and time management;
  • Demonstrated client service orientation with emphasis on best mental health practice; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform phone triage and counseling.

Work Environment

  • Driving is required in order to attend trainings, meetings and sessions or to fulfill other responsibilities defined.
  • Ability to effectively perform job responsibilities in a high stress environment.
  • Manual dexterity and gross motor skills sufficient to operate a computer or manually complete required documentation in a legible and timely manner.

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