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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.

Admissions Counselor

The Admission Counselor is involved in every aspect of student recruitment and enrollment. The Admission Counselor will work under the supervision of the Director of Admissions and Associate Director of Admissions. General responsibilities include student recruitment, execution of the admissions process, record keeping and document organization. This is a full time position. Evening and weekend work is required. 

Please note: Due to concerns related to COVID-19, this position will be working remotely three days a week and onsite two days a week until further notice.

Essential Functions

  • Cultivate and respond to all communications and queries consistently in a timely manner; 
  • Communicate and meet with prospective students, parents and educators to encourage and facilitate enrollment in the College; 
  • Reach out to applicants offering assistance and encouragement to applicants as they open their accounts;  
  • Verify application materials such as transcripts, test scores, pre-requisite courses, completion of degree requirements to apply to WJC; 
  • Create and match application records; 
  • Follow up with completion of admissions requirements; 
  • Keep current with academic program updates and offerings; 
  • Promote newly created programs; 
  • Represent the Admissions Office in webinars, on-campus and off-campus events; 
  • Execute webinars and offers support to webinar panelists; 
  • Create schedules, update materials, recruit, and train webinar panelists;  
  • Follow up with webinar attendee questions and remarks; 
  • Create webinar reports;  
  • Process application for scholarships, verify eligibility, corroborate with Financial Aid, follow up for completion, supply list and materials to the scholarship committee; 
  • Keep a count on merit scholarship awards to meet with assigned numbers per program and communicate with Chairs; 
  • Prepare applicant files in a timely manner for review by all pertinent staff; 
  • Track accuracy and possible updates on admission decisions;  
  • Consult with faculty on completeness of their decision reporting; 
  • Organize and schedule electronic and in-person applicant interviews; 
  • Update interview schedules;  
  • Authenticate applicant statuses through the process of admission; 
  • Issue formal interview invitations, confirm, and re-process as needed; 
  • Prepare admissions materials for campus display and distribution to prospective students; 
  • Maintain records of recruitment efforts and applicant correspondence per department guidelines; 
  • Prepare Admissions Office reports and statistics; 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff and students; 
  • Coordinate student work study assignments; 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience in a related field. Online studies are a plus.
  • Familiarity with student recruitment or agencies that assist students in issues of educational access is preferred; 
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the mission of William James College – sensitivity to multicultural issues and a commitment to building a socially and economically diverse student body; 
  • Experience and comfort with virtual recruitment and on-line program deliveries is essential;
  • Experience with higher education CRM software and virtual conferencing; 
  • Ability and willingness to learn data querying and manage information software;  
  • Thorough understanding of admissions terminology, policies, and procedures; 
  • Effective time management; 
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, and work well under pressure; 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations skills; 
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills; 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;  
  • Resiliency and energy;  
  • A valid driver’s license, and ability to travel to off-campus events;  
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Associate Director of Field Education, Clinical Psychology Department

This is a full time position working 35 hours per week. The major focus of responsibilities will be the coordination of field training for students enrolled in the clinical psychology doctoral program in their 1st and 2nd year of training. This training will occur at the Practicum level. This professional will also have primary responsibility for coordinating and identifying partnerships to enhance the Practicum field training experience. The position will also take on responsibilities to support pre-internship training for all clinical students during years three and four.

Essential Functions

General administration of the Practicum-level clinical field education experience for the PsyD program in clinical psychology, 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 and regulations; And, overall support of the field education experience of years three and four trainees in conjunction with other members of the professional staff.

  • Pre-matriculation support for entering students, especially to facilitate and assist as students seek placements for their first clinical field experience as part of the clinical doctoral program;
  • Maintaining a significant-level of student contact related to participation in field education, problem solving around student/site concerns and professional development throughout the four years of pre-internship field training;
  • Resolving issues as they arise in the field and working with the clinical psychology academic department head and faculty in this regard;
  • Identification, cultivation, and development of new training sites within departmental, APA accreditation and Commonwealth licensing law parameters, including participation in the visits to all new practicum training sites before the training year begins;
  • Maintenance of positive working relationships with external-affiliate sites and Directors of Training, with regular visitation to and evaluation of practicum sites;
  • Coordinating with other field education personnel to maintain clear policies, procedures and documentation of field office functions.
  • In addition to the above delineated specific responsibilities, the Associate Director of Field Education will be expected to participate in institution events.  This position will include occasional evening and weekend obligations.
  • All other related duties deemed necessary by your supervisor or management.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in clinical psychology or counseling psychology.
  • Licensure as a Psychologist at the Health Service Provider level.
  • 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, flexibility and willingness to work as a member of a professional team.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel and comfort working with data bases.
  • Ability to drive or otherwise travel individually to field education site locations.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management - Academic Affairs

Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management provides strategic leadership and direction to the College’s effort to maximize and sustain academic enrollment as defined by the College’s mission, institutional goals and Strategic Plan. The Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management will lead the areas of Admissions, Marketing, and the Office of the Registrar.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the overall strategy, planning, recruiting, enrollment and evaluation of new students across all academic departments
  • Provide leadership to the college’s priorities to enroll a culturally diverse and inclusive student body in all programs
  • Provide operational management for the Admissions Office, Registrar’s Office and Marketing Department
  • Work closely with Academic Institutional Research to review the quality of both the enrollment process and the applicants that enroll
  • In collaboration with the Senior Director of Marketing, develop and institute both short term and long term marketing plans to meet enrollment and retention targets being mindful of inclusion and diversity efforts
  • Work with the Vice President of Finance and Operations to ensure proper aid direction in compliance with federal and state regulations
  • In collaboration with the Director of Admissions, develop annual admissions forecasts and predictive models
  • Provide enrollment management leadership throughout the student life cycle, including recruitment, retention and completion
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • 7-10 years of higher education experience in enrollment management with increasing levels of responsibility
  • A commitment to equity, fairness, and demonstrated success in enrolling students from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the use of social media for recruiting purposes
  • Experience supervising professional level staff required
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external constituencies
  • Ability to work well in a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to write concisely, express thoughts clearly, and develop ideas in a logical sequence
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to complete assignments in a timely manner, balancing the demands of concurrent and potentially competing projects

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Chair, Organizational and Leadership Psychology

William James College announces an opening for a Department Chair position in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department (OLP). The William James College OLP Department is comprised of a friendly, dynamic, and energetic group of practitioner/scholars.  We are a student-focused department passionate about training our students to be well-rounded organizational and leadership psychologists and executive coaches able to work from the highest levels of organizational leadership to front line workers. Our graduates are well-versed in inclusive and human centered values of our field, the dynamic factors that make up healthy human systems, inclusive leadership, group dynamics, and use of self.   Rank is commensurate with experience.

William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities

Position Summary:

The OLP Department Chair is a full-time academic administrator who reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) and provides leadership and long-term planning in the OLP Department. The Chair supervises faculty and administrative staff across three academic programs, evaluates curriculum, maintains program accreditation (NECHE), oversees student-oriented activities, and manages student enrollment, outreach, and recruitment activities. The Chair works with the VPAA to ensure that departmental programs are aligned with the mission and strategic goals of William James College. The Chair supports institutional initiatives and the development of new programs. Strong, inclusive leadership skills, flexibility, creative problem-solving skills, and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession are essential requirements for this position.

Leadership Expectations:

  • Provide leadership toward the achievement of the highest possible level of inclusive excellence in the teaching and service activities of the department.
  • Support the strategic goals of the College through all of the department's programming decisions and through new initiatives, as requested by the President.
  • Articulate the department's goals and maintain a climate that is inclusive and encourages faculty engagement, participation, collegiality, and innovation.
  • Develop the department's academic programs in alignment with the mission of the College and in alignment with evolving accreditation requirements.
  • Assist with the active recruitment of a diverse student body by creating and maintaining a productive partnership with the admissions office. 
  • Hire and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff.
  • Respond to questions, complaints, grievances, and suggestions from members of the department, including academic and staff personnel and students. The Chair has the responsibility to take appropriate actions as required and in accordance with the policies and rules of the College.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing College policy and rules within the department.
  • Responsible for ensuring teaching recruitement and excellence in collaboration with OLP Program Directors and Academic Affairs and assigning faculty to meet the needs of the curriculum.
  • Supervise departmental Program Directors, Senior and Associate Directors of Field Education, and Department Coordinator, providing consultation and support as needed.

Position Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Organizational Psychology, Leadership Psychology, Organizational Behavior or I/O Psychology from an accredited institution.
  • 5 years minimum experience in organizational consultation and leadership.
  • Commitment to the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse student and faculty body, including advocating for the learning needs of diverse/underrepresented students and the use of innovative teaching strategies
  • Familiarity with NECHE Accreditation requirements
  • Graduate teaching and advising experience
  • Record of professional contributions to the field of organizational and leadership psychology (e.g., professional development workshops, professional conference presentations)

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manger at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Chair, School Psychology

William James College announces an opening for a Department Chair position in the School Psychology Department. The William James College School Psychology Department is comprised of a friendly, dynamic, and energetic group of practitioners/scholars.  We are a student-focused department passionate about training our students to be well-rounded school psychologists well-versed in social justice, prevention, and social and emotional learning.   Rank is commensurate with experience.

William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities

Position Summary:

The School Psychology Department Chair is a full-time academic administrator who reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) and provides leadership and long-term planning in the School Psychology Department. The Chair supervises faculty and administrative staff across four academic programs, evaluates curriculum, maintains program accreditation (NASP), oversees student-oriented activities, and manages student enrollment, outreach, and recruitment activities. The Chair works with the VPAA to ensure that departmental programs are aligned with the mission and strategic goals of William James College. The Chair supports institutional initiatives and the development of new programs. Strong, inclusive leadership skills, flexibility, creative problem-solving skills, and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession are essential requirements for this position.

Leadership Expectations:

  • Provide leadership toward the achievement of the highest possible level of inclusive excellence in the teaching and service activities of the department.
  • Support the strategic goals of the College through all of the department's programming decisions and through new initiatives, as requested by the President.
  • Articulate the department's goals and maintain a climate that is inclusive and encourages faculty engagement, participation, collegiality, and innovation.
  • Develop the department's academic programs in alignment with the mission of the College and in alignment with evolving accreditation requirements.
  • Assist with the active recruitment of a diverse student body by creating and maintaining a productive partnership with the admissions office. 
  • Hire and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff.
  • Respond to questions, complaints, grievances, and suggestions from members of the department, including academic and staff personnel and students. The Chair has the responsibility to take appropriate actions as required and in accordance with the policies and rules of the College.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing College policy and rules within the department.
  • Responsible for preparing and proposing budget requests, establishing expenditure priorities, and fairly and equitably administering the department budget, subject to the policies established by the VPAA and CFO, and for articulating the relationship between the budget and the department's strategic plan.
  • Responsible for establishing teaching schedules in consultation with faculty and Academic Affairs and assigning faculty to meet the needs of the curriculum.
  • Serve as Program Director for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved MA/CAGS School Psychology Program
  • Ensure continued accreditation of the MA/CAGS School Psychology Programs (NASP)
  • Supervise departmental program directors, Associate Director of Field Education, and Department Coordinator, providing consultation and support as needed.

Position Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in School Psychology with appropriate School Psychology license (or license eligible in MA)
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) or eligible
  • Two or more years of experience working in an elementary or secondary school as a school psychologist (preferred)
  • Commitment to the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse student and faculty body, including advocating for the learning needs of diverse/underrepresented students and the use of innovative teaching strategies
  • Familiarity with NASP Accreditation requirements
  • Graduate teaching and advising experience
  • Record of professional contributions to the field of school psychology (e.g., professional development workshops, professional conference presentations)

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Clinical Psychologist, Juvenile Court Clinic - Norfolk County

William James College is currently seeking a part-time (24 hours per week) licensed Clinical Psychologist to join our Forensic Services/Juvenile Court Clinic team in Norfolk County. 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), emergency civil commitments and other emergency evaluations 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 as needed.
  • Supervise work-study students, trainees, and interns when appropriate.
  • 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 by Program Director.

Job Requirements

  • Doctorate in Psychology (PhD, PsyD, EdD).
  • Licensed to practice psychology in MA strongly preferred. License-eligible candidates will be considered.
  • Experience working with children, adolescents and families.
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Experience in forensic mental health, forensic and/or psychological assessment is preferred but not required. 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.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator at hr@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Clinical Psychologist, Juvenile Court Clinic - Suffolk County

William James College is currently seeking a part-time (32 hours per week) Clinical Psychologist to join our Forensic Services/Juvenile Court Clinic team in Suffolk County. The Juvenile Court Clinics (JCCs) are operated as a collaboration between the Administrative Office of the Juvenile Court (AOJC) and the Department of Mental Health (DMH). WJC holds the contract for the JCCs in Norfolk and Suffolk County. The primary location for this position will be in the Edward Brooke Courthouse in Downtown Boston. The JCCs provide court-ordered evaluations of youth and families from diverse racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds who often have complex needs and systems involvement. They are involved in Juvenile Court 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 psychological and diagnostic 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), emergency civil commitments and other emergency evaluations according to practice guidelines established by the Division of Forensic Mental Health of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH). 
  • Provide testimony on assigned cases 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 psychoeducational services to individuals and/or in groups as needed
  • Supervise work-study students, trainees, and interns when appropriate
  • 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 by Program Director

Job Requirements

  • Doctorate in Psychology (Ph.D., Psy.D, Ed.D).
  • Licensed to practice psychology in MA. Candidates who are license-eligible will be considered  
  • Knowledge and experience working with children, adolescents, and families
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Credentialed as a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician (CJCC II) per 104 CMR 33.00 or eligible to be certified. Supervision and training for CJCC certification will be provided.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in forensic mental health, forensic and/or psychological assessment.
  • Commitment towards racial justice and equity, including a culturally humble approach to clinical work
  • Bilingual fluency (Spanish/English)

Please submit resume and cover letter to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at hr@williamjames.edu

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Director of Development

William James College is in an exciting phase of growth. Occupying a leadership position in applied psychology, William James College is educating compassionate organizational leaders and culturally capable professionals to meet the behavioral health needs in our communities.

Reporting to President, the Director of Development will be responsible for developing, managing, implementing, and overseeing strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of approximately 200-250 prospective major donors. The Director will create individualized solicitation plans leading to major outright and deferred gifts, integrating unrestricted and restricted annual fund, endowment and capital gifts in support of the college’s fundraising priorities. Responsibilities also include the identification of new prospects.  This is a unique opportunity for a talented professional to craft a successful approach to donor relations for the College.

The Director of Development will serve as a fundraiser for institution-wide targeted initiatives and will work closely with the senior leaders, trustees, faculty, and administrators in developing and implementing key fundraising strategies and activities. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Research identify, qualify, cultivate and solicit major gifts from a managed portfolio of 200-250 prospects and donors with capacity to make gifts of $5,000 and more;
  • Manage the staff  of the Development Department, including three full-time employees;
  • Advance individual relationships that result in philanthropic contributions;
  • Gather data, assess prospects, and develop strategies designed to realize the current and lifetime giving potential of individual prospects;
  • Ensure consistent and appropriate contact, facilitate or make solicitations, and ensure effective stewardship;
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the priorities of the college and make a persuasive verbal and written case for supporting key programs and projects, effectively matching the interests of prospects to specific college needs;
  • Articulate the mission of the college in a succinct and compelling manner;
  • Develop materials used by the president, trustees, and other institutional leaders for meetings, visits or individual contacts;
  • Coordinate specialized appeals targeted at constituent groups associated with a particular discipline, program or initiative;
  • Collaborate with senior administrators faculty and volunteers to develop ideas that translate the college's fundraising priorities into gift proposals and to advance major gift prospects;
  • Participate in the planning and execution of special events;
  • Visit 15 donors/prospects monthly;
  • Submit timely contact reports for each visit with detailed briefing papers;
  • Attend advisory committees;
  • Maintain a planned giving function (>5% of focus);
  • Gather, record and properly store information about prospects and donors utilizing the college’s donor software program;
  • Solicit gifts working with college leaders, trustees, faculty, staff and volunteers throughout the college.
  • Plan and implement focused campaigns for specific gift opportunities;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Master’s preferred, and six-plus years of successful experience in Development and Fundraising, which include major gift experience, preferably in higher education, with an understanding of major gift planning and prospect development is required. Strong interpersonal skills are required, both written and oral, as well as a high level of sophistication and maturity in social and professional settings. Ability to travel and work various hours, including nights and/or weekends. Discretion and an ability to interact with high-level donors and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality;
  • Proven track record of successful solicitation and securing personal major gifts;
  • Ability to be an effective advocate for the college;
  • Ability to actively listen;
  • Ability to 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.

Application Instructions:

Please apply by submitting your resume, cover letter, and list of three professional work references to Michelle Costa at HR@williamjames.edu

Review of candidates will begin on a rolling basis; the position will be open until filled.   

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Full-Time Core Faculty Position, Clinical Psychology Department - Assessment

William James College announces an opening for a full-time Core Faculty position in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning August 2021. Rank is commensurate with experience.

William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

Responsibilities:

Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. We are seeking applicants with interest, expertise, and/or experience in assessment. We are especially interested in applicants with a strong background in personality and cognitive assessment methods for adults. Applicants with an interest in addressing disparities in assessments and/or whose work has focused on behavioral health equity for unserved and underserved communities will be of particular interest. The successful candidate may teach relevant courses (e.g., Personality Assessment, Cognitive Assessment, Integrated Assessment) as well as other generalist foundational courses in the Clinical Psy.D. program. 

Qualifications:

Candidates must possess a Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited institution, completed an APA-accredited internship, have a minimum of 1-2 years of post-graduate training, have relevant 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 defined broadly (e.g., community engagement, educational leadership, innovation, investigation and research) is preferred. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion. The department welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths, or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A detailed letter of intent 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. Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Full-Time Core Faculty Position, Clinical Psychology Department - Child Adolescent Psychology

William James College announces an opening for a full-time Core Faculty position in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning August 2021. Rank is commensurate with experience.

William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

Responsibilities:

Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. We are seeking applicants with interest, expertise, and/or experience in child/adolescent psychology to join our Children and Families of Adversity and Resilience (CFAR) concentration. A strong commitment to, and experience in, addressing mental health disparities and addressing the needs of unserved or underserved children/adolescents and their families is highly preferred. The successful candidate may teach relevant courses (e.g., Child Psychopathology, Clinical Practice of CBTs) as well as other generalist foundational courses in the Clinical Psy.D. program. We are especially interested in applicants with experience in practice management to co-direct our Youth and Family Psychotherapy Services. We are also especially interested in applicants with experience in grants management.

Qualifications:

Candidates must possess a Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited institution, completed an APA-accredited internship, have a minimum of 1-2 years of post-graduate training, have relevant 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 defined broadly (e.g., community engagement, educational leadership, innovation, investigation and research) is preferred. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion. The department welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths, or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A detailed letter of intent 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. Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Full-Time Core Faculty Position, Clinical Psychology Department - Cognitive Affective Aspects of Behavior

William James College announces an opening for a full-time Core Faculty position in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning August 2021. Rank is commensurate with experience.

William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

Responsibilities

Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. We are seeking applicants with interest, expertise, and/or experience in Cognitive and Affective Aspects of Behavior. Qualified applicants for this position may be trained in cognitive psychology, affective neuroscience, neuropsychology, or related fields. The successful candidate may teach relevant courses (e.g., Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior) covering basic and experimental science in the domains of sensation/perception, object recognition, attention, memory, language, problem solving and decision making, along with emotion and affective neuroscience. The successful candidate may also teach generalist foundational courses in the Clinical PsyD program. 

Qualifications

Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in Psychology or a related field (e.g., Cognitive Science). A demonstrated record of scholarly work defined broadly (e.g., community engagement, educational leadership, innovation, investigation and research) is preferred. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion. The department welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths, or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A detailed letter of intent 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. Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Full-Time Core Faculty Position, Clinical Psychology Department - Diversity and Multiculturalism

William James College announces an opening for a full-time Core Faculty position in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning January 2021 or August 2021. Rank is commensurate with experience.

William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. We are seeking applicants with interest, expertise, and/or experience in the areas of diversity and multiculturalism. A strong commitment to, and experience in, addressing mental health disparities is highly preferred. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to department-wide initiatives that focus on underserved communities. The successful candidate may teach relevant courses (e.g., Diversity and Cross-Cultural Psychology) as well as generalist foundational courses in the Clinical Psy.D. program.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PsyD or PhD in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology, completed an APA-accredited internship, 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 defined broadly (e.g., community engagement, educational leadership, innovation, investigation and research) is preferred. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion. The department welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths, or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A detailed letter of intent 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. Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Full-Time Core Faculty Position, Clinical Psychology Department - Family Systems Specialist

William James College announces an opening for a full-time Core Faculty position in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning August 2021. Rank is commensurate with experience.

William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

Responsibilities

Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. We are seeking applicants with interest, expertise, and/or experience in Family and Systems theory, research, and practice. Qualified applicants for this position will be trained in contemporary evidence-based couple and/or family treatment, and have extensive knowledge of foundational family therapy theory and research. Applicants with an interest in addressing disparities in family research and treatment across populations and/or whose work has focused on the promotion of behavioral health equity for unserved and underserved communities will be of particular interest. The successful candidate may teach relevant courses (e.g., Theory and Practice of Family therapy; Advanced Clinical Family Practice) covering assessment, decision-making, and intervention related to effective treatment of couples and families. The successful candidate may also teach generalist foundational courses in the Clinical Psy.D. program. 

Qualifications

Candidates must possess a Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology, have completed an APA-accredited internship, have teaching experience, be licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts, and have a minimum of 1-2 years of post-graduate experience. A demonstrated record of scholarly work (e.g., innovation, investigation, authorship of peer-reviewed publications and presentations at professional conferences) is essential. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment, and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion. The department welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths, or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A detailed letter of intent 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. Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Full-Time Core Faculty Position, Clinical Psychology Department - Substance Use Disorders

William James College announces an opening for a full-time Core Faculty position in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning August 2021. Rank is commensurate with experience.

William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

Responsibilities
Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. We are seeking applicants with interest, expertise, and/or experience in Substance Use Disorders (SUD). Qualified applicants for this position may be trained in evidence-based treatments for SUD; neurobiological, psychological, and socio-environmental models of SUD; co-occurring disorders; and/or systems of care. Applicants with an interest in addressing disparities in substance use disorders across populations and/or whose work has focused on the promotion of behavioral health equity for unserved and underserved communities will be of particular interest. The successful candidate may teach relevant courses (e.g., Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, Motivational Interviewing) covering assessment, decision-making, and intervention related to effective treatment of substance use disorders. The successful candidate may also teach generalist foundational courses in the Clinical Psy.D. program. 

Qualifications
Candidates must possess a Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology, have completed an APA-accredited internship, have teaching experience, be licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts, and have a minimum of 1-2 years of post-graduate experience. A demonstrated record of scholarly work (e.g., innovation, investigation, authorship of peer-reviewed publications and presentations at professional conferences) is essential. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment; and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion. The department welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths, or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A detailed letter of intent 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. Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Human Resources Assistant

The Human Resource Assistant reports directly to the Director of Human Resources and Payroll. This position will be involved in a number of HR functions, with a focus on supporting the employment cycle, documentation, and reporting.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate the recruitment process for non-exempt and exempt positions, including job postings internally and externally, follow-up on status of jobs & compliance of hiring process, coordinating interviews and/or working with search committees, conduct background checks, track open positions through reporting
  • Assist in onboarding and exit processing of staff as needed
  • Maintain personnel files, including archiving and conducting audits to ensure employee files are accurate and in compliance, proper storage and destruction of data
  • Ensure I-9 documents are accurately maintained and complete in accordance with federal regulations
  • Prepare and maintain HR materials such as new hire packets, employee handbook, general HR forms
  • Provide support for the yearly performance review process, review and track incoming performance appraisal forms
  • Provide customer service to faculty and staff by responding to phone calls and emails within 24-36 hours.
  • Serves as a resource on human resources issues, effectively communicates human resource policies, and explain human resource processes and procedures. Resolves basic issues as appropriate. Refer other issues to the Director of Human Resources.
  • Provide general administrative support for the Human Resource Department
  • Eventually manage student payroll
  • Updating the Employee Handbook
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assists with planning and execution of special events such as benefits enrollment and health and wellness events
  • Maintains organizational chart
  • Represent the Human Resource Department on college wide committees

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field and 2-4 years’ experience in Human Resources or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information professionally and discreetly
  • ADP familiarity a plus
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent oral, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to serve as a liaison for HR department when interfacing with internal and external partners
  • High proficiency in MS Office
  • Prior experience in higher education preferred

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

INTERFACE Resource and Referral Counselor, Freedman Center

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 full-time (35 hours/week) position. 

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be working remotely five days a week, until otherwise notified.

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 on site;
  • 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;
  • Ability to work occasional evening or weekend hours;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or above in clinical psychology or social work, LMHC within the Commonwealth of MA preferred;
  • 3-5 years of 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 Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child and Family Forensic Psychology, Juvenile Court Clinic Operations

William James College is pleased to announce two postdoctoral training opportunities in child and family forensic psychology in Juvenile Court Clinics. There is one fellowship position available in the Suffolk County Juvenile Court Clinic and one fellowship position in the Norfolk County Juvenile Court Clinic. The one-year Fellowship position begins in September of 2021. Juvenile Court Clinic Operations (JCCO) provides forensic evaluations and other services for court-ordered juveniles and families before the Juvenile Court in Care and Protection cases (child protection from abuse/neglect), Juvenile Delinquency and Youthful Offender Cases, Child Requiring Services (CRA status offenders), emergency commitments for substance abuse treatment or inpatient psychiatric care, and other court-ordered evaluations. Divorce cases are not heard by Juvenile Courts in Massachusetts. The Fellowship offers supervised training and experience in forensic assessment and consultation at the Suffolk and Norfolk Juvenile Court Clinics under the direction of JCCO Program Director Pooja Khialani, PsyD and Co-Director of Training Celine Crespi-Hunt, PsyD. Each Fellowship is full-time and carries a stipend of $45,000. 

To provide broad exposure to the various  ways in which children and families come before Courts, relevant law, and the complex issues found a range of cases involving children and families, the Fellow will participate in five William James Blended Learning classes that are dedicated to the relevant case law, legal statutes, and professional “best practices” in areas including divorce child custody, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, and behavioral health issues in juvenile justice.  Completion of these classes leads to a Certificate in Child and Family Forensic issues (www.williamjames.edu/cffc). In addition, the Fellow will participate in various seminars and other learning activities offered through Boston Juvenile Court Clinic, MA Department of Mental Health, and William James College. The Fellow will have completed 2,100 training hours by the end of the Fellowship year.

Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology with an APA-accredited predoctoral internship. Child and family training and experience is required.  Interested applicants should electronically send the following materials no later than January 8, 2021: curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, a clinical writing sample (e.g., a redacted report), and three (3) current letters of recommendation. To apply for the Fellowship in Suffolk County, or the Fellowship in Norfolk County, applicants should send materials to Pooja Khialani, PsyD (pkhialani@jccwjc.org).

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Senior Grant Writer

The Senior Grant Writer is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive grant solicitation and grant management initiative at William James College (WJC). The Senior Grant Writer is primarily responsible for writing and submitting letters of inquiry, proposals, and reports to foundations, corporations, and government agencies.  The Senior Grant Writer will proactively research and identify finding sources that align with WJC priorities, and initiate and maintain positive relationships with WJC faculty and staff, foundation program officers and staff, corporate representatives, and government officials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research and monitor government, foundation and corporate funding opportunities via the internet, printed publications and organizational contacts; and identify external funding opportunities
  • Ensure effective and timely communication of proposal requirements, eligibility, restrictions, deadlines, and other pertinent proposal information with administration and project team members
  • Coordinate project management teams for all grants; organize cohesive workflow; manage project deadlines
  • Develop and compose proposal content in consultation with WJC stakeholders and ensures that all sections of each proposal are complete as designated by Request for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Applications (RFAs) and potential funding sources; and ensures final proposals are submitted by designated deadlines
  • Prepare professional letters of inquiry to potential funding sources and collaborating sources; and letters of support/commitment for grant applications
  • Conduct research on program strategy, evaluation, and best practices to inform program design during the proposal development and grant application process.
  • Assist with preparation of grant budgets and budget justifications
  • Responsible for the development of long-term relationships with grantors or potential grantors
  • Oversee donor stewardship program: track grant programs to completion to ensure fidelity to original standards, timely report submission, and fulfillment of grant obligations; maintain on-going communication with major institutional and individual donors

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Five years of prior grant writing experience
  • Experience in an academic setting with knowledge in federal grant guidelines and federal grant budgets is a plus
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrates initiative, patience, and resourcefulness in adapting to sudden changes

Application Instructions: 

  • Please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manger at HR@williamjames.edu

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.