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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, School Psychology, Summer 2022

William James College, located in Newton, MA, just west of Boston, is seeking an Adjunct faculty member to teach Preventive Mental Health in Schools in the School Psychology MA/CAGS Programs for Summer I, 2022.  The course is in-person and will meet 12 times, *Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm from 5/16 through 6/27. 

Responsibilities

The Adjunct faculty member will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of prevention and early intervention strategies, delivered within a continuum of services model that addresses the needs of all students. Evidence-based practice, positive behavioral interventions, and supports, and school-community partnerships are major topics. Some objectives of the course include: teaching students how to evaluate prevention programs, i.e., to explain differences between degrees of evidence; identifying the parallels and distinctions between School-wide Positive Behavior Supports (SW-PBS), Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and other school-wide models of service delivery; locating culturally relevant prevention programs or appropriately adapt evidence-based programs so that curricula or programs address the specific needs of diverse (cultural) groups and ‘fit‘ the local school population and the local community; applying relevant principles and criteria in identifying specific prevention programs and curricula for use in a school setting to address mental health concerns and determine the ‘ecological fit’ given the school and community culture. The syllabus for this course has already been developed.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will hold a doctoral degree in School Psychology. Specialist Level School Psychologists with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply.  The candidate will have to be available during the times listed above.  *There may be some flexibility in timing, but not days of the week. Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

Application Procedure
Please send a cover letter and CV to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager, at HR@williamjames.edu. Applications will be reviewed when submitted and considered until the position is filled.  Specific questions can be addressed to Dr. Jason Kaplan, Interim Chair, School Psychology Department, at Jason_kaplan@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.

Administrative Assistant, Clinical and Forensic Services Department

William James College is currently seeking a full-time administrative assistant to help oversee and complete a variety of tasks for the various programs within the Department of Clinical and Forensic Services.  Some prior experience with mental health and/or court systems is preferred. 

Essential Functions

  • Work closely with the program directors of the four clinical/forensic services to create procedures suited to their clinical needs and resources
  • Case management and systems development tasks including; helping to create and oversee systems for tracking cases from referral through billing, communicating with clients, participants in legal cases and other involved parties (e.g., counsel), tracking and documenting receipt of signed paperwork, managing intake and follow up paperwork for YFPS; maintaining database of ongoing assignments, referral numbers, due dates, examiners ultimate opinion, and trials for upcoming scheduled cases for WellPath; receiving and documenting referrals for CAFFES; sending out Service Agreements for CAFFES; sending motions to the Court/Counsel for CAFFES; scanning documents received on CAFFES cases to the network
  • Provide research support and maintain database of relevant case law for forensic services
  • Billing and finance management tasks including; helping to create and oversee billing systems, sending bills to clients, tracking billing deadlines, completing and filing the billing paperwork for CPCS, Commonwealth of Mass Courts, and other agencies, ensuring that invoices have been submitted by due dates for examiners, providing receipts for insurance submission, overseeing billing of insurance and disputing denials, tracking and recording payments
  • Responsible for overseeing and streamlining a work-study team including; signing off on hours, reminding clinicians about upcoming deadlines or supervising the work-study students assigned to this task, helping to oversee and streamline the intake department for Brenner, and overseeing the process of scanning health records for Brenner
  • Clerical assignments, which will include scheduling for the department manager, organizing files, copying, scanning, faxing, filing, prepping materials for Certificate Courses, sending out assignments to examiners, organize, finalize, submit and mail out reports to Court by due date/email to DOC by due date for forensic services, organizing the testing closet and ordering testing materials as needed (or overseeing this task), managing room reservations for students as needed, and helping to generate demographic information for reporting

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and three years of job-related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Strong administrative skills with prior experience in an administrative setting
  • Excellent mathematical and data entry skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Customer-service oriented with excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail is critical
  • Familiarity with technology is essential including: Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship

Please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Recruiting Manger, at HR@williamjames.edu.  Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is 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.

Assistant Director of Research, Program Development, Monitoring and Evaluation

This position will play a key role in supporting the Director with the design and implementation of evaluative research on program effectiveness for Community Engagement, government contracts and grant-funded programs at William James College alongside the Director of Program Development, Monitoring, and Evaluation.

Essential Functions

  • Design, implement, and oversee all evaluative research on program effectiveness for WJC’s community programs, community contracts, and funded programs.
  • Lead data collection, entry, cleaning, and verification; work with individuals to design, build and maintain databases and associated forms and queries; and produce reports and visualizations for analysis and reporting.
  • Document and disseminate the results of research and/or development projects through publication and presentation. Publications may include peer-review journals and/or scholarly/professional journals or other print media. Presentation may be at regional or national conferences or internal audiences in both scholarly and public forums.
  • Develop a broader program/project evaluation agenda that focuses on clinical education of behavioral health professionals-in-training and on experiential learning.
  • Maintain continuous monitoring and evaluation activities, assist with grant submissions, institutional advancement activities, and participation in conferences for the institution’s Community Engagement and all grant-funded programs.
  • Develop quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research instruments and research/evaluation protocols.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with relevant stakeholders for the timely execution of grant submissions.
  • Write and review proposals or sections of proposals relevant to research, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Mentor and supervise PDM&E students and staff with all PDM&E related activities.
  • Communicate job functions to statistician/methodologist and assist statistician/methodologist with data conceptualization.
  • All other related duties deemed necessary by the PDM&E Director or management.

Qualifications

  • PhD in a social/behavioral science field (including education, public health, social work, psychology) with at least 5 years of experience required.
  • Emphasis in research and evaluation methodologies. 
  • Demonstrated competence in both quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods social science research methodologies; demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of methodologically sound program evaluation projects and program management.
  • Demonstrated experience with program development, monitoring, and evaluation lifecycle i.e., from grant writing to report delivery.
  • Ability to work effectively as both a team member and a team leader and to move easily between the two roles.
  • Familiarity with effective organizational and team-management methodologies.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with the underserved population or interest in behavioral/ mental health issues or social justice.
  • Experience designing topic guides for qualitative data collection and surveys, preferable with Qualtrics.
  • Qualitative data analyses preferably with NVivo or MAXQDA
  • Quantitative data analysis preferably with Excel or R.
  • Knowledge and experience with strategic planning, designing logic models, case flow models for programs.
  • Experience evaluating academic programs or experience managing and evaluating funded projects in a Higher Ed educational setting a plus.
  • Success in dissemination of research results through publications and presentations.
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

Please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Recruiting Manger, at HR@williamjames.edu.  Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is 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.

Associate Director of Admissions

The Associate Director of Admissions will work collaboratively across the school and externally to optimize William James College enrollment management goals for student success. The Associate Director will work within the guidelines of institutional recruitment, persistence and retention strategies. The Assistant Director will assist with strategic and operational enrollment management planning and initiatives.

Essential Functions

  • Evaluates admissions applications and related documents, conducts admissions interviews and renders decisions for admissions acceptance to the college;
  • Advises students and parents regarding admissions requirements, consults with educators, and communicates with prospective students regarding the admissions process;
  • Corresponds with prospective students to retrieve missing or incomplete documents needed to complete the application process;
  • Communicates with prospective students, parents and educators to encourage and facilitate enrollment to the college;
  • Assists accepted students with program selection, first term course selection and academic transfer credit, as necessary;
  • Represents the school in various recruiting activities, such as, attendance at conferences, fairs, events and telemarketing, both internal and external, to assist in the recruitment of new students;
  • Maintains records of recruitment efforts and applicant correspondence per department guidelines;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members and the campus community.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s required.  Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of admission policies, procedures and terminology
  • Strong skills in computer operations including operating systems, various software,
    e-mail clients, Web browsers, and enterprise information systems
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn basic data querying of admission information systems
  • Ability to train staff and provide ongoing support
  • Ability to work in and foster a team environment
  • Ability to shift work focus and assist in achieving those priorities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship

Please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Recruiting Manger, at HR@williamjames.edu.  Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is 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.

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)
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

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 - Suffolk County

William James College is currently seeking two part-time (32 hours per week) Clinical Psychologists 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).  

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. This position has less client contact hours than most clinical positions and includes extensive assessment report writing, record review and collateral contact as major duties.

Duties Include

  • Perform court-ordered psychological and diagnostic evaluations for the MA Juvenile Courts in status matters (Child Requiring Assistance), child abuse and neglect cases (Care and Protection), juvenile delinquency and youthful offender cases, and emergency civil commitment evaluations for psychiatric hospitalization or substance use treatment
  • Provide testimony on assigned cases to the Juvenile Court
  • Consult with judges, probation officers, and attorneys
  • Provide consultation and training as may be requested by the Juvenile Court to clinical staff, judges, probation officers, other court personnel and others (eg. community behavioral health providers, attorneys)
  • Provide supervision to 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

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Psychology (PhD, PsyD, EdD).
  • Licensed or license-eligible to practice psychology in MA
  • Knowledge and experience working with children, adolescents, and families
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Commitment towards racial and social justice and equity, including a culturally humble approach to clinical work
  • 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
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in forensic mental health, forensic and/or psychological assessment
  • Bilingual fluency (Spanish/English)

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Medical and Transit FSA
  • Public Loan Forgiveness Qualification
  • Life Insurance/Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Savings and Retirement Plan
  • Employee Tuition Discount
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

Please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Recruiting Manager, at HR@williamjames.edu.  Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is 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.

Clinical Social Worker, Juvenile Court Clinic

William James College is currently seeking a full-time Clinical Social Worker to join our Forensic Services/Juvenile Court Clinic team in Suffolk and Norfolk Counties. 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).

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. This position has less client contact hours than most clinical positions and includes extensive assessment report writing, record review and collateral contact as major duties.

Duties Include

  • Perform court-ordered psychological and diagnostic evaluations for the MA Juvenile Courts in status matters (Child Requiring Assistance), child abuse and neglect cases (Care and Protection), juvenile delinquency and youthful offender cases, and emergency civil commitment evaluations for psychiatric hospitalization or substance use treatment.
  • Provide oral testimony as needed on assigned cases
  • Consult with judges, probation officers, and attorneys
  • Provide consultation and training as may be requested by the Juvenile Court to clinical staff, judges, probation officers, other court personnel and others (eg. community behavioral health providers, attorneys)
  • Provide supervision to 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

Required Qualifications

  • Social Work degree at the Masters Level
  • Licensed or license-eligible to practice social work in MA
  • Knowledge and experience working with children, adolescents, and families
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Commitment towards racial and social justice and equity, including a culturally humble approach to clinical work
  • Credentialed as a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician (CJCC I) per 104 CMR 33.00 OR eligible to be certified. Supervision and training for CJCC certification will be provided
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in forensic mental health and forensic assessment
  • Bilingual fluency (Spanish/English)

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Medical and Transit FSA
  • Public Loan Forgiveness Qualification
  • Life Insurance/Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Savings and Retirement Plan
  • Employee Tuition Discount
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

Please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Recruiting Manager, at HR@williamjames.edu.  Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is 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.

Community Engagement and Equity Coordinator

The Community Engagement and Equity Coordinator plays an important role in planning community events, assisting with administrative projects, and presenting useful information and resources to the community.  The position is dual role serving two offices, and reports to the Dean of Students and the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

The Coordinator will provide support for the wide-ranging diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts within William James College. The Coordinator will manage logistics for programs and events, develop promotional materials, collect data and coordinate campus partners for programs such as the Council for Inclusive Excellence, Healing Racism Workshops, Inclusive Insights, DEI signature events, and other ongoing DEI-related work. They will work directly with the student government and student organization leaders to collaborate and support student leadership.  They will assist with managing logistics for Dean of Students programming and the coordination of data in the Academic Resource Center.  This candidate should have some background in student affairs, strong skills in program management and written and oral communication, and knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion issues related to higher education.  Also, an understanding and appreciation of college student engagement, learning and success theories including the relationship between learning environments/climates and college outcomes.

The Coordinator must demonstrate respect for all members of the College community in the course of performing duties; welcome and recognize the value of diversity, equity and inclusive excellence, and must have a demonstrated history of working effectively with multiple identities (race, creed, color, religion, national origins, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or associational preferences). Must be able to make decisions and exercise a high level of autonomy, use independent judgment and recognize the need for a high level of confidentiality.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with coordinating logistics for Dean of Students programming;
  • Research & enter job listings and employer information into our Career Link online system;
  • Promote and support student leadership initiatives of Department ACES, the College LEAD Team and student organizations;
  • Create and manage Dean of Students monthly (email) newsletters;
  • Maintain, update, and create information for webpages managed by the Dean of Students Office (this does not require the ability to build pages; it is focused on content);
  • Take notes at important student meetings such as LEAD Team meetings or community Town Hall;
  • Promote Dean of Students programming through creating and sending out event fliers and emails;
  • Assist with collection of data and student feedback for the Academic Resource Center;
  • Develop and maintain an outreach program to work with student organizations;
  • Assist with the coordination of our community service projects and online service resources;
  • Assist with administrative projects as needed;
  • Coordinate implementation of DEI related programs, events and initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of promotional materials for events, staff events, and coordinate staffing schedule for events.
  • Manage the DEI programs, including scheduling training sessions and campus events, managing communication with student facilitators, ensuring that student facilitators and others involved have any necessary materials, and tracking evaluation data.
  • Manage logistics for the Council for Inclusive Excellence, Healing Racism Workshops, Inclusive Insights, DEI signature events and other DEI work.
  • Guide community to resources on DEI policies and procedures, as well as event management.
  • Support communications on DEI work, including creating event registration links, updating web pages, drafting copy and providing social media support.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • This position will require some evening hours during the semester, and occasional weekend work.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and team-building skills. Able to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others, while also working autonomously.
  • Ability to troubleshoot most problems and respond to all inquiries and requests related to work area.
  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of directly related work experience, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Commitment towards racial and social justice and equity, including a culturally humble approach to work
  • Experience working with, graduate students, non-traditional students, and/or  students from marginalized populations
  • Experience with graduate student life, current knowledge of best practices and initiatives to support graduate students in higher education
  • Technical qualifications include solid knowledge in MS Office, other office software such as Publisher/Photoshop, and experience with a content management system.
  • Interest and experience in designing and implementing high-quality activities, programs and services for students.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professional attitude and strong customer service skills.
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

Please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Recruiting Manager, at HR@williamjames.edu.  Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is 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.

Director of Business Development

The Director of Business Development provides strategic leadership and direction to the College’s effort to maximize and develop new academic and professional business and grow existing business in line with the strategic plan of the College. This role requires strong institutional awareness and excellent communication both externally and cross-functionally within the organization. It offers a unique opportunity to develop several of the service divisions of the College as well as to collaborate with others in enrollment management.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee, consult to and expand existing business activities of the college.
  • Collaborate with the President, Vice Presidents, Staff and Faculty to create new business opportunities for William James College.
  • Research and develop business plans that can guide the creation of new academic business. 
  • Create strong external relationships to build partnerships that allow the college to implement new programs or improve existing programs
  • Work closely with senior management to ensure a unified approach to business development.
  • Monitor, analyze and anticipate market trends to identify new programs and emerging/ enhanced partnership opportunities
  • Develop and implement short-term and long-term strategic plans to achieve desired new business goals based on identified new and potential opportunities that are consistent with the Mission and Strategic Plan of the College.
  • Provide senior management with accurate and timely information about business development results on a continuing basis to facilitate informed decision-making
  • Perform related duties as assigned or required to meet the College’s goals and objectives.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master’s degree (MBA preferred) from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in business development, strategic planning, general management, and marketing at an institution of higher education.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to write concisely, express thoughts clearly, and develop ideas in a logical sequence.
  • Exceptional project management skills, the ability to balance complex demands and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work well in a highly collaborative environment with tact and diplomacy and the interpersonal skills required to accomplish complex projects.
  • Ability to serve as an ambassador to the College.
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial and with a high drive to succeed.
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

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

Inclusive Excellence Statement

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 Education Technology, Office of Educational Development and Innovation

Reporting to the Director of the Office of Education Development and Innovation (OEDI), the Director of Education Technology will take the lead in the acquisition, integration, evaluation, improvement, and maintenance of the e-learning tools, academic software, and educational technology practices that support excellence in teaching and learning at the College.  The Director will serve as an integral member of the OEDI team and will provide leadership in building faculty development programs in the areas of teaching strategies, instructional design, and educational innovation using the College’s e-learning resources.  The Director will be responsible for supervising a team that supports faculty in their use of the LMS (currently Canvas) and other learning technologies, as well as communicating with key academic staff, including department chairs and coordinators, in order to provide tailored resources to the faculty.  They will also track and integrate, as appropriate, emerging trends in technology, best practices, course design, and curriculum development. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist faculty to enhance learning through integration of technology best practices.
  • Serve procurement and implementation lead for new and replacement instructional/educational technologies.
  • Manage the faculty and student educational technology onboarding process, including maintenance and growth of the college’s online LMS onboarding courses.
  • Work with the IT Director to oversee the effective integration of technology in the delivery of online courses including but not limited to video streaming and mobile application technology.
  • Compile, interpret, and share data and information that can increase Online Education and the college’s effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Manage the department’s Instructional Technologist and student support staff. 
  • Serve a primary point of contact with contracted instructional design consultants.
  • Work with the Director of Continuing Education to plan and coordinate new online certificate programs and online professional development opportunities for non-academic (CE & professional education) populations.
  • Provide best practice guidelines and quality assurance measures for online pedagogy, including the promotion of accessibility design standards, in collaboration with the college’s Academic Resource Center.
  • Establish procedures, policies and benchmarks for high quality online student learning experiences and achievement of student learning outcomes.
  • Consult to all programs across the college that utilize education technology practices and tools.
  • Attend conferences and online trainings related to best-practices and emerging trends in education technology.
  • Perform other duties as relevant that are applicable to education technology services at WJC.

Qualifications:

  • Command of Instructional Design methodologies, including ADDIE, Rapid Prototyping and Backwards Design
  • Experienced in using Educational Technology tools including video streaming, lecture capture, web conferencing, and course authoring tools.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Familiarity with online quality assurance standards (i.e. OSCQR, Quality Matters, OLC).
  • Familiarity with national accreditation standards for interstate postsecondary distance education (i.e. NC-SARA).
  • Ability to work autonomously with a focus on self-learning.
  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or similar field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

Please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Recruiting Manager, at HR@williamjames.edu.  Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is 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.

Enrollment and Retention Counselor, Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services Completion and Graduate Programs

The Enrollment and Retention 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 the Program Director of the Bachelor’s Completion Program. General responsibilities include execution of the admissions process, applicant coaching, advocacy, recruitment, record keeping and documentation. This is a full time position. Weekend, evening work and own transportation is required. Spanish and/or Creole language is a plus.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates in communications and responds to queries from prospective applicants and accepted students in a timely manner.
  • Communicates and meets with prospective students, parents and educators to encourage and facilitate enrollment in the college.
  • Assists and advises prospective applicants and students for successful completion of their applications for admission.
  • Counsels and advises applicants and students on required General Education Foundation courses.
  • Assists applicants by reviewing academic transcripts and sharing program information.
  • Assists Directors/Chairs of Programs and the Academic Director/s with communications and meetings with HR and representatives of human service agencies and community college administrators to actively support student recruitment.
  • Serves as an ambassador and recruits a new student body each semester in a manner that meets recruitment targets.
  • Participates in the maintenance of recruitment efforts and applicant correspondence records per department guidelines.
  • Communicates basic Financial Aid information to prospective students.
  • Keeps current with academic program updates and offerings.
  • Arranges and promotes so that prospective applicants can sit in on a class observation; contacts corresponding faculty, confirms with prospects and follows-up.
  • Gives informative and enthusiastic tours of the college.
  • Represents the Admissions Office and the college at events, both on and off-campus, reports effectiveness, and follows through with post-event communications.
  • Recruits volunteer (students, alumni, administrators, and faculty) for admission functions.  
  • Participates in the preparation and execution of admissions events, including but not limited to open houses, information sessions, webinars, interview days, hospitality events,receptions and meetings; these events may occur on weekday evenings as well as weekends and will be required.
  • Assists, facilitates, and supports the integrity of the applicant process.
  • As assigned, prepares applicant files following protocols in a timely manner for review by pertinent staff and faculty.
  • Coordinates interview dates and times, paying attention to specific cases and requests.
  • Coordinates and facilitates applicant interviews in person, on the telephone or via other electronic means.
  • Generates accurate admission decisions to each applicant in a timely manner.
  • As assigned, compiles, generates, and updates Admissions Office reports and statistics.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with faculty, staff and students.
  • Coordinates with the Marketing Department and Program Directors in the promotion of programs including collateral, public presentations and relationship building.
  • Arranges his/her own transportation to off-site events, occasional travel will be required.
  • In coordination with academic advisors, performs duties of an advocate to students in their pursuit of successful degree program completions.
  • Is knowledgeable of the transfer credit process and the assessment of general education credits from 2 to 4 year schools.
  • Is knowledgeable of the Prior Learning Assessment Process (PLA) for undergraduate students.
  • Reports to the Director of Bachelor’s Program two days a week and the Director of Admissions three days a week to assist with prescribed duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by either the Admissions Office or the Bachelor’s Department.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience working in a higher education, academic, student services, or admissions office;
  • Familiarity with student recruitment or agencies that assist students in issues of educational access is preferred;
  • Position requires 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 applicant pool;
  • Ability to develop ongoing supportive coaching relationships with prospective students;
  • Effective time management;
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, and work under pressure;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Public speaking and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations and customer service skills;
  • Ability to be an outstanding representative and ambassador for William James College;
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills;
  • Ability and willingness to learn data querying and information software;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Energy and enthusiasm;
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

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

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. Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

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 - 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 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. Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

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
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship

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

The William James INTERFACE Referral Service, is a mental health and wellness referral Helpline available Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, EST. This is a free, confidential referral service for residents of participating communities.  Callers from these participating communities are matched with licensed mental health providers from our extensive database, on average, within 2 weeks of their call to INTERFACE. Each referral best meets the location, insurance, and specialty needs of the caller.  

Position Summary

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: 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

  • Degree in psychology or social work, professional license in Commonwealth of MA preferred;
  • 2-3 years of experience in clinical services;
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication, fluent in second language preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience with phone triage in a clinical setting.
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

Please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Recruiting Manager, at HR@williamjames.edu.  Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is 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

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

William James College is pleased to announce a postdoctoral training opportunity in child and family forensic psychology. This fellowship position is available in the Norfolk County Juvenile Court Clinic. The one-year 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 Norfolk Juvenile Court Clinic under the direction of JCCO Program Director Pooja Khialani, PsyD and Co-Director of Training John Keogh, 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: curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, a clinical writing sample (e.g., a redacted report), and three (3) current letters of recommendation. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. To apply for the Fellowship in Norfolk County, send materials to John Keogh, PsyD (jkeogh@jccwjc.org).

Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

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.

Research Administrator, Center for Workforce Development

The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) at William James College aims to bridge the needs of organizations, the profession, and the community by providing high quality education and training that prepare students to meet the demand for culturally competent behavioral health care across the nation. William James College (WJC) is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. WJC 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:

Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President for Workforce Initiatives & Specialty Training, the Research Administrator will work jointly with the CWD staff and program evaluator to plan, develop, coordinate, and implement research projects with a focus on behavioral health workforce development. The Research Administrator will be responsible for the design, collection, and analysis of evaluative project data. They will assist with formulating research objectives, programs, and priorities; and carrying out funded research initiatives for the CWD. They will also be responsible for preparing progress reports and grant applications, writing scientific papers and publications, presenting research findings, and participating in other research-related activities, as required.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development, implementation, and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data to evaluate the short- and long-term impacts of WJC’s workforce development initiatives.   
  • Create tools to collect data through surveys, interviews, and focus groups.
  • Perform data cleaning, data management, and data analysis.
  • Maintain accurate records of program evaluation data and safeguard the confidentiality of research subjects.
  • Use creativity and knowledge to develop, enhance, and improve existing program evaluation methodologies, processes, and approaches.
  • Conduct literature reviews to support research projects and proposals.
  • Prepare reports for submission to granting agencies and funders.
  • Prepare materials for Human Subjects Committee review.
  • Prepare proposals for new research-related activities, including assisting in the preparation of grant applications and contract proposals.
  • Write scientific articles and manuscripts for publication and presentation.
  • Present research results in meetings, seminars, conferences, and related settings.
  • Cultivate and maintain positive and productive relationships with students, staff, faculty, internal departments and programs, and external partner agencies.
  • Work as part of a team to develop and implement project plans and timelines and ensure that project deliverables are high-quality and completed on time.
  • Perform other related administrative duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in a social sciences field, program evaluation, or educational research from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant research experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and multicultural competence in an educational, research, and work environment.
  • Ability to interact and work well with individuals from diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of data collection methodologies such as survey design, structured and open-ended interviews, focus groups, and observations.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  • Knowledge of statistical concepts and methods and their application to research.
  • Familiarity with database management programs and statistical software such as SPSS and Qualtrics
  • Excellent management, organizational, and written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced and multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Ability to design, organize, and coordinate scientific research projects.
  • Ability to use editing and publishing tools effectively; and produce high-quality spreadsheets, reports, and other documents, as required.
  • Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship.

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

  1. A Cover Letter responding to the stated qualifications.
  2. A Résumé/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.