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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.

Assistant Director, Communications, News and Media

The William James College Office of Marketing and Communications is seeking an experienced writer, media relations professional, and content creator to increase awareness and communicate impact through news and media relations; social media and web content creation; and visual and interactive communications. The ideal candidate will be a compelling storyteller, ideally with the ability to work across multiple channels, who actively seeks to understand trends in mental and behavioral health, psychology, and higher education.

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 Duties

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Assistant Director aids in the development, oversight and implementation of public relations plans and activities to support the strategic initiatives of the College. Essential responsibilities include identifying topics of public interest related to our mission and creating and disseminating news and public information on these topics; building relationships with College subject matter experts and media; promoting events and expertise through multiple channels; serving as a primary and secondary contact for news media outreach and inquiries; and managing earned, shared and owned media content, including contributing to the College’s print magazine, Rapport, and news and web content for the WJC website. The Assistant Director will produce regular reports on communications activities, be a frequent contributor to social media plans and efforts, and will work closely with the College’s Marketing and Advancement teams.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, business, English, or a related field;
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience in public relations, journalism, or related communications.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word and with web content management systems, such as WordPress.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to practice sound judgment in communicating effectively with a diverse and high-level group of individuals in a diplomatic and professional manner;
  • Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues and partners across the College;
  • Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines in an environment characterized by rapid change;
  • Discretion and an ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Photography, video production, and desktop publishing skills are highly desirable, as is prior experience in higher education or nonprofit organizations.
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

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

Chair, School Psychology

William James College announces an opening for a Department Chair position in the School Psychology Department. 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 and APA), 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 goals of the department 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 recommending equipment and supplies for purchase, projecting space and equipment needs for the department and exercising general responsibility for departmental facilities and equipment in accordance with College policy and campus rules and regulations.
  • 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 and American Psychological Association (APA) accredited School Psychology PsyD Program.
  • Ensure continued accreditation of MA/CAGS and PsyD School Psychology Programs (NASP and APA)
  • Supervise ABA (MA) and School Climate (CAGS) program directors, Associate Director of Field Education, and Department Coordinator, providing consultation and support as needed.
  • Responsible for supervising the attendance, time commitments and work assignments of department faculty and staff.

Position Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in School Psychology with appropriate School Psychology license (or license eligible in MA)
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) and possesses or is eligible for the Health Service Provider (HSP) License in MA
  • Experience with both NASP and APA Accreditation requirements
  • Five to seven years of graduate teaching and advising experience
  • Experience in faculty/staff development, supervision, evaluation, and academic program management
  • Record of scholarship and professional contributions to the field of school psychology
  • Experience advocating for the learning needs of diverse/underrepresented students and for the use of innovative teaching strategies
  • Commitment to the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse student and faculty body
  • Excellent leadership, communication, team, and interpersonal skills
  • Two or more years' experience working in an elementary or secondary school as a school psychologist

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The Department Chair must be an optimistic, action-oriented leader who can motivate faculty to embrace WJC’s values in the classroom and within the institution.
  • The Department Chair must be able to balance institutional priorities with program needs and initiatives.
  • Preferred experience includes 3-4 years of administrative experience as an academic department chair, associate/assistant chair, or program director, and a record of scholarship or professional experience commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
  • The ideal candidate will be an experienced practitioner-scholar with strong visionary and leadership skills who will thrive in a diverse, rich, and innovative environment.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae 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. Making excellence inclusive is an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities.

Clinical Psychologist, Juvenile Court Clinic

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.

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.

Developer and Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives for Teachers21

Teachers21 at William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, as well as in social, cultural, and geographical communities. We endorse a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

Teachers21 is a non-profit organization, dedicated to improving the professional practice of Pre-K through grade 12 educators and to creating supportive schools where students and adults are able to learn, grow and achieve.  We are looking for a Developer and Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives to join our team. This position will coordinate the development of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion content, curriculum, resources and professional development for Teachers21. This is a full time position..

The Developer and Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives will assume a leadership role and perform the following duties:

  • Curate existing programs/curriculum for DEI resources, activities, and alignment
  • Contribute to development and redesign of curriculum, marketing, and recruitment for a licensure and degree program for aspiring principals
  • Direct the Teachers21 aspiring principals degree and licensure program
  • Design and lead courses using online, face to face, and hybrid platforms/models
  • Design and lead Professional development for districts, open enrollment and/or online delivery
  • Design and lead seminar series related to race relations and other relevant DEI topics
  • Design and lead training opportunities for staff and consultants in DEI skills and expertise
  • Assist with grant applications specifically in the areas listed above
  • Recruit a diverse group of consultants for a more DEI capable professional development team
  • Establish and maintain web and social media presence around DEI
  • Develop business opportunities and partnerships in the prek-12 DEI space
  • Collaborate with WJC faculty and staff to ensure alignment of programs (e.g. CAGS in School Climate: Social Emotional Learning and Multicultural Education; PATHWAYS)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Education
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience as an administrator in public education
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Excellent time management and problem solving skills, and ability to use professional judgment in complex situations
  • Ability to network, build working relationships between organizations and individuals and lead collaborative efforts
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to manage multi-functional and diverse areas
  • Values diversity and possesses an understanding of multicultural and cultural competencies
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in direct service and consultation of DEI initiatives
  • Supervisory experience with the ability to mentor and coach team members
  • Capacity to solve problems, identify alternative solutions and consequences of proposed actions, articulate possibilities and implement recommendations to support goals – demonstrates critical, creative and reflective thinking
  • Experience and expertise in adult learning practices and principles

Preferred

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in K-12 education is preferred

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator, 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 Foundation and Corporate Grants

William James College is seeking an entrepreneurial and strategic-minded Director of Foundation and Corporate Grants. Reporting to the Director of Development and working with the President and other College leaders, this position is responsible for identifying, capturing, and securing institutional grants and cultivating other grant making and sponsorship entities. As the person responsible for grant-seeking activities at William James College, this position will serve as the lead relationship manager for foundations and corporate grant makers. 

Proposal Development and Submission

  • Identify philanthropic and corporate grant opportunities
  • Design and manage a grant development program that sustains and grows annual grant revenues based on William James College’s strategic priorities.
  • Coordinate and facilitate internal and external working groups involved in proposal/program design (external groups may include representatives from schools, state and community agencies, employers, and workforce development agencies).
  • Keep abreast and notify senior leadership of changing state, federal and private foundation grant standards and proposal guidelines.
  • Write, edit, and submit competitive grant proposals that include needs analysis, goals, objectives, activities, evaluation strategies, timelines, a project budget, and supporting data.
  • Manage and assemble all materials for grant submissions including, but not limited to, proposal forms, concept papers, budgets, letters of support, and memorandum of agreements.
  • Develop in conjunction with the budget office, accurate budgets and financial plans/documentation.
  • Coordinate the timely execution of grant submissions.
  • Ensure each project or program meets all proposal conditions and grant requirements.
  • Design and implement regular workshops for faculty, staff, and other relevant stakeholders on identifying grant opportunities and writing grants. 
  • Develop and maintain a library of grant opportunities relevant to the work of William James College Faculty/staff.
  • Provide ongoing departmental support. Some evening and weekend work required.

Research

  • Identify new institutional funding opportunities that will help to advance William James College’s mission, strategic plan, and/or fundraising priorities.
  • Maintain proactive communication with public and private grantmakers to monitor and keep the College information about relevant trends, issues, and opportunities.
  • Monitor on a regular various databases and available resources to identify calls for proposals from viable public and private grantmakers; create and manage a grant opportunity calendar.

Grant Stewardship and Management

  • Facilitate the transition from the grant development/award phase to the implementation phase in collaboration with the project leader, appropriate College leader, participating faculty and staff, the associate vice president of research, and the vice president of administration and finance.
  • Assist with development of implementation policies and practices.
  • Maintain record of pending, funded, and declined proposals in Raisers Edge as well as ongoing relationship development activities with funding sources and their representatives.
  • Steward grantmakers throughout the grant period, including extending appropriate invitations for site visits and/or attendance at special events and continuing education programs as appropriate.
  • In collaboration with the President and relevant college leaders ensure that grant-funded projects and reports are in compliance with all state, federal, foundation and other regulatory policies, procedures, and statutory authority.
  • Prepare, provide assistance with, and/or edit reports submitted to funding agencies as part of funding requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience from an accredited college or university (Master’s preferred).
  • Substantial years as a primary writer and editor in development of federal, state, and private grant applications for higher education or community-based organizations as evidenced by writing portfolio and history of funding success.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; must possess excellent editing skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced and confidential work environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple high-priority tasks and responsibilities to meet established deadlines.
  • Knowledge of and ability to research grants electronically and through print sources.
  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to, MS Excel, MS Office Suite, Powerpoint, database management and data search tools.
  • Understanding and experience with grant management/administration support.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with the external community, including governmental agencies and nongovernmental organizations relating to higher education and grant-funded projects.
  • Experience and proficiency in leading diverse work teams comprised of internal and external representatives and in facilitating meetings.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or understanding working with individuals of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, racial and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
  • Proven ability to apply a strategic mindset to the task of identifying and pursuing new funding sources.
  • Experience and/or the ambition to exponentially grow a grants program.

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.

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 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 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 - Statistics and Research

William James College announces an opening for a full-time Core Faculty position in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department. Rank is commensurate with experience. The successful applicant could begin as soon as January 2021, but applicants for an August 2021 start date are also welcome.

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 Statistics & Research. Qualified applicants for this position may be trained in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, research ethics surrounding the use of human subjects (e.g., involvement in IRB administration), and/or statistical approaches to the study of human psychology and behavior. Applicants with a research interest or background in examining the impacts of environmental factors (e.g., trauma, stress, poverty, social inequities, etc.) on mental health disparities will be of particular interest. The successful candidate may teach relevant courses (e.g., Statistics) covering descriptive and inferential statistical methods applied to psychological research and program evaluation. The successful candidate may also oversee administration of the IRB.

In addition to the above criteria, candidates qualified to teach one or more of the following courses are preferred:

  1. Leadership and Management of Systems. This course prepares students to lead and function well within the policies and systems that determine the professional roles and effectiveness of clinical psychologists.
  2. Program Development and Evaluation. This course trains students to design and develop, manage, and objectively evaluate clinical treatment and other psychologically-informed programs.
  3. Advanced Clinical Practice. This course guides students in developing advanced skills in conceptualizing cases and creating treatment plans for children, adolescents, and adults.

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.

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.

Full-Time Faculty Position, School Psychology Department

William James College, located just west of Boston, is seeking a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor for its dynamic and innovative School Psychology Department with a flexible start date. Rank is commensurate with experience.

The School Psychology Department offers a specialist (MA/CAGS) degree in School Psychology (NASP Approved) as well as a MA in Applied Behavior Analysis. The school psychology curriculum incorporates rigorous academic instruction with supervised field training in a variety of settings. The WJC mission features the core values of experiential education, social responsibility, and personal growth. The school psychology program emphasizes prevention, mental health, social justice, and systems-level impact. Teaching and mentoring students are of primary importance, and faculty salaries are competitive.

Qualifications/Responsibilities

Candidates should be licensed/certified school psychologists (NCSP Preferred) and hold a doctoral degree in school psychology; Licensed (or license-eligible) Psychologists are a plus.

The ideal candidate has a professional affiliation with the field of school psychology and has relevant school-based field experience as well as demonstrated skill in higher education teaching. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in diversity and cross-cultural psychology, clinical seminars at the practicum and internship levels, and other courses depending on the candidate’s interest and course availability. Additional responsibilities include interfacing with Teachers 21, advising students, and serving on institution-wide doctoral project committees. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to institution-wide initiatives that focus on mental health disparities in underserved communities.

In addition, a demonstrated record of scholarly work defined broadly (e.g., community engagement, educational leadership, innovation, or 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.  We are seeking applicants with interest, expertise, and/or experience in serving urban youth, families, and communities. A strong commitment to, and experience in, working with groups that are underrepresented in school psychology is highly preferred. The successful candidate will also have a role in mentoring students in the Black Mental Health Graduate Academy.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Start Date is flexible. Interested candidates should submit:

  • A detailed letter of intent responding to the stated qualifications.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • 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 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.

Instructional Technologist

The Instructional Technologist will report to Director of Online and Professional Education and will play an integral role in the William James College online learning team serving Educational Technology (ET) and Continuing Education (CE) activities.

Essential Functions

  • Provide instructional technology support and training to online faculty/students, and persons inquiring about and/or registered for Continuing Education programs while maintaining a high level of customer service 
  • Manage online student enrollment in our learning management system and registrations for Continuing Education in our CE registration system (Cvent)
  • Contribute to the creation, organization and use of our document library and training materials 
  • Manage quality assurance of online offerings (both course design and functionality) 
  • Document and analyze the operations, effectiveness and feedback of Educational Technology and Continuing Education online programs 
  • Understand and maintain accreditation and authorization materials for ET and CE online programs 
  • Assist Director in management of work study students 
  • Provide instructional technology support and training to non-online faculty that are hoping to use educational technology to enhance their teaching 
  • Handle support tickets regarding ET and CE educational and registration technology 
  • Be an administrator to all ET and CE educational technology and apply experience and training to maintaining the operation of assigned systems.  
  • Assist in the implementation and transition to new ET and CE vendors
  • Work with subject matter experts to design functional and effective online ET and CE courses 
  • Manage instructional design projects to ensure that they meet deadlines and target completion dates 
  • Edit videos for ET and CE courses as assigned  
  • Create and update events for continuing education courses in Cvent 
  • Ensure that the evaluation and certificate process for CE courses runs smoothly in Cvent 
  • Keep up to date with emerging  technologies 
  • Research and evaluate new ET and CE educational technology tools that might be useful for WJC 
  • Other duties as instructed or assigned

Basic Qualifications

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

Project Coordinator, Continuing Education, and Program Development, Monitoring and Evaluation

William James College is seeking a full-time employee to serve as Project Coordinator for the Continuing Education Program (CE) and for the Program Development, Monitoring and Evaluation (PDME) Program.  Both of these programs are within the Department of Community Engagement (DCE).  The CE program offers continuing education credits to psychologists, social workers, counselors and other licensed behavioral health professions in on-campus and virtual formats.  PDME provides monitoring and program/project evaluation services for the other DCE programs as well as other grant and contract funded projects.  A combination of increased workload and staff transitions warrant hiring of a full-time employee to support CE and PDME activities.

This full-time position as Project Coordinator will cover CE half-time and PDME half-time with direct report to the Director of Continuing Education for CE functions and Director of PDME for PDME functions.  Both Directors report to the Associate Vice President for Community Engagement who will provide guidance to them about prioritizing the duties and activities of the Project Coordinator.

The position of Project Coordinator involves use and management of a variety of software platforms in CE and PDME.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated facilities in two or more of the major platforms (Cvent, Canvas, Time2Track, RedCap, Qualtrics) but a successful candidate may be proficient in one platform with a willingness to be trained in use of other platforms at a high degree of proficiency.

Please note: This position will temporarily work remotely three days a week and onsite two days a week, until otherwise notified.


Continuing Education Duties (Half-time)

Systems Management (Cvent): Create, update and manage all CE programs (online & on-campus) managed through the Event Management System (Cvent) softward.  Tasks include:

  • Events – input into Cvent events/programs based on CE worksheet data information and ongoing communication with program presenters and stakeholders.  Using Cvent, this includes custom Cvent registration and payment profiles, and generation and electronic dissemination of certificates of completion.
  • Webpages – create event/program websites using our WJC templates and develop necessary subpages for event/program promotion and registration
  • Communication – maintain regular communication emails with event/program registrants (confirmation, reminders, thank you, etc…), assist them as needed with registration or other CE related concerns, and provide presenters/stakeholders with updates on number of persons registered and other details as needed.
  • Feedback – create, facilitate and summarize CE feedback surveys
  • Marketing – Work with WJC Marketing and Public Relations to maintain updated CE contact list based upon Cvent registration information

On-Site Event Management: Support on-campus events/presentations by working with WJC Facilities on location and room set-up needs, assuring that all program materials are ordered and available, and representing CE at events programs through managing participant sign-in/sign-out and assisting participants and presenters as needed.  Work-study student may be available to provide assistance with the guidance/supervision of the Project Coordinator. Some weekend and evening hours will be required.

Customer Support: Monitoring and responding to communications through the CE phone line and email in a timely fashion, and working with the Bursar on processing Purchase Orders, CE payments and refunds, assist with electronic platform (e.g., Zoom) training as needed to on-line faculty and students, contribute to development of WJC library of electronic and document training materials.

Marketing: Collaboration with the Marketing and Public Relations Department in developing CE-related social media, e-blasts, mailings, and other marketing strategies for CE.

Administrative: Assist with general CE Program administrative functioning including data maintenance/management, completing applications for CE accreditation and applications for Continuing Education credits, general office and CE Program functioning, and other duties as assigned.  Support as directed by the Director of Continuing Education for joint or other activities with the Department of On-Line and Professional Education.


Program Development, Monitoring & Evaluation Duties (Half-time)

The Project Coordinator will function within PDME as a Compliance Officer whose primary duty is to work as a full member the PDME team to assure data reporting, quality, and integrity as the PDME performs its functions across DCE programs and other WJC activities requiring program evaluations reports.

PDME Team: Interfacing with members of the WJC Learning Community (e.g., students, faculty, staff, alumni, Field Education) who will be providing or requesting data to assure data compliance (collection, storage, reporting) as determined by the Director of PDME, including periodic data compliance audits, outcomes forms monitoring, and reports on data compliance and protection.  Generate or participate in generating data reports for various projects, programs, and departments on a schedule to be determined by the Director of PDME.  The Project Director will participate in developing and providing across WJC trainings on database use and database compliance across WJC.

Database Project Coordination and Projects:  Duties include serving as a first point of contact as liaison for persons within WJC to streamline communications regarding high-utilization databases at WCJ (e.g., Time2Track, RedCap) including training and user-support.  Assist with issues related to registration, re-authorization, updating student profiles, HIPAA compliant client codes, and client tags.  Monitor student and faculty compliance with data collection, entry, storage, reporting but especially for Time2Track and Qualtrics.  Assist with collection/monitoring of data and assure compliance with data procedures/protocols for student data, Field Education site data, data required by grants/contracts (e.g. HRSA, CAMHI, Department of Veteran’s Services).

Assist as directed by the Director of PDME to support joint activities or other activities with the Department of Institutional Research.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred but especially if in computer information, healthcare administration, psychology, public health, or related fields
  • Demonstrated capacities for work collaboratively in teams while also demonstrating capacities for self-management, organizational skills and prioritizing tasks, working under pressure to meet deadlines, strong analytic skills, strong oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated capacity for program evaluation, database management, and/or event planning/management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, web-based collaboration tools (e.g., Google Drive)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in one or more Learning Management Systems (e.g., Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Cvent event management platform or similar event registration and management software
  • Demonstrated proficiency in database systems (e.g., Time2Track, RedCap, Qualtrics)

WJC appreciates that no one person is likely to have proficiency in more than one of the Learning Management Systems, event management platforms, and database systems.  The successful candidate may demonstrate proficiency in one or more if there is a willingness to be trained to proficiency in other systems and indications that the individual has the background to be trained relatively quickly

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an area identified above or a related field
  • Already has proficiency in two or more of the electronic systems identified above
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and/or FERPA requirements regarding data protection and “best practices” with protected information
  • Experience working with health, behavioral health, and/or diversity data

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