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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 - 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

Communications Manager

Seeking a fast-paced, proactive, creative person with superior oral and written communication skills as well as excellent organizational skills. The Communications Manager is responsible for the creation and management of targeted communications for William James College, for both the Marketing and Advancement departments.  A member of the Marketing and Communications Department, this position will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Essential Duties

  • Managing email campaigns through our Constant Contact database for prospective students, donors, alumni, and our internal community.  This includes the writing and creation of content;
  • Writing the biannual magazine for the College (The Rapport).  Working closely with the Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, who edits and manages the publication, to generate story ideas.  Responsible for interviewing 2-4 people per story and producing the articles.  Also responsible for assisting in the final editing and proofing before the final layout goes to print;
  • Promoting marketing and advancement events to prospective students and donors, including managing web content, social media and direct mail around these events;
  • Creating marketing materials, i.e. flyers, brochures, etc.;
  • Generating content for the website, including the online Rapport magazine and updating departmental sections on a regular basis;
  • Producing video messaging for events, social media, e-communications and the website, for both marketing and advancement needs;
  • Collaborating with the Marketing Specialist to produce social media content.
  • Assisting 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.  

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.

Department Coordinator - Online and Professional Education

The Department Coordinator for Online and Professional Education will report to the Director of Online and Professional Education and will play an integral role in the William James College online learning team.

Essential functions

  • Provide instructional technology support and training to online faculty and students, maintaining a high level of customer service
  • Manage online student enrollment in our learning management system
  • Contribute to the creation, organization and use of our document library and training materials
  • Manage quality assurance of online offerings (both course design and functionality)
  • Document and analyze the operations, effectiveness and feedback of online programs
  • Understand and maintain accreditation and authorization materials for online programs
  • Collaborate with WJC Marketing team on prospective student webinars
  • Assist Director in management of work study students
  • Other duties as instructed or assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2+ years of experience in Educational Technology, Instructional Design, or related field, preferred
  • High level of professionalism, energy, and enthusiasm
  • Passion about online education and how it impacts the future of higher education
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to complete projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Ability to work well under time pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, web-based collaboration tools (Google drive)
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas) preferred

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

Development Associate

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Associate will work collaboratively with the Advancement team, students, trustees, alumni and other donors and/or stakeholders to support the departmental mission and goals.  Specifically, this position will serve as the SME for all Blackbaud services either in play or to be added (including Raiser’s Edge, Blackbaud Merchant Services, and ResearchPoint) from organizing to managing data input and integrity as well as creating standard and ad hoc lists and reports as needed.  In addition, this position will undertake prospect research of individuals, foundations, and organizations of all types.  This position will also be responsible for planning and executing events of all types and sizes, whether in house or off-site – soup to nuts.

Essential Duties

  • Manage all aspects of Raiser’s Edge with an eye toward efficiency and effectiveness
  • Enter data into Raiser’s Edge on a timely basis for prospect tracking purposes while also considering ease of search-ability
  • Create, run and analyze standard reports agreed upon by advancement team and others
  • Create, run and analyze ad hoc reports as needed by advancement team and others
  • Conduct and synthesize research on individuals, organizations, corporations, and foundations
  • Participate in the formulation of fundraising strategy for college-wide and specific projects through meetings and discussions with advancement team and/or college/program staff
  • Coordinate and execute advancement events, including the Gala
  • Manage work study students from time to time
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years of experience
  • Proficiency with Blackbaud suite of products (Raiser’s Edge, ResearchPoint, Blackbaud Merchant Services)
  • Demonstrated success with planning, coordinating and executing events related to fundraising
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with staff and colleagues
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and work evenings or weekends as needed
  • Ability to travel to some outside meetings may be required
  • High level of commitment and professionalism 

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

Full-time Core Faculty - Clinical Psychology Department

William James College announces openings for  full-time Core faculty positions 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 the following areas are especially sought: Substance Abuse/Addictive Disorders, Child Psychology, Pediatric Psychological Assessment, Neuropsychology & Physiology, Psychometrics. Clinical Systems Consultation and Management.

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.

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.

Full-time Core Faculty - 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 beginning June, 2017. 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. Applicants with expertise in the following assessment are especially sought.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PhD 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: Ms. Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources 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

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child and Family Forensic Psychology

William James College is pleased to announce three (3) postdoctoral training opportunities in child forensic psychology.  The three (3) Fellowships are full-time and carry a stipend of $40,000.  The one-year Fellowships begin 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). Application Deadline is January 15, 2017.

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.