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Employment Opportunities

William James College is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, working and bringing psychological knowledge to the multi-cultural world community. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alien age or citizenship, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally recognized, protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

Candidates who possess personal characteristics that might be considered as diversifying elements among the faculty group are invited to identify themselves during the application process.

William James College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Admissions Counselor

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

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

Essential Functions

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

Qualifications

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

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

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

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

Associate VP, Business Development

The Associate Vice President 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

  • Collaborate with the President, Vice Presidents, Staff and Faculty to create new business opportunities for William James College.
  • Oversee, consult to and expand existing business activities of the college.
  • Responsible for researching and developing 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
  • Works closely with senior management to ensure a unified approach to business development.
  • Monitors, analyzes and anticipates market trends to identify new programs and emerging/ enhanced partnership opportunities
  • Develops and implements 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.
  • Works with marketing department to develop inquiry sources, evaluate trends and to create marketing materials to recruit students.
  • Provides senior management with accurate and timely information about business development results on a continuing basis to facilitate informed decision- making
  • Works closely with admissions department to drive growth objectives and new student enrollment goals
  • Performs related duties as assigned or required to meet the College’s goals and objectives
  • Provide operational management for the Admissions Office, Registrar’s Office and Marketing Department to establish referral relationships, engage prospects, recruit and steward applicants and to collaborate with faculty and staff to evaluate and enroll strong candidates into the academic programs.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master’s degree (MBA preferred) from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of ten 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
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to complete assignments in a timely manner, balancing the demands of concurrent and potentially competing projects
  • Ability to work well in a highly collaborative environment
  • Organizational tact and diplomacy; possess superb interpersonal skills required to develop close relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to multitask and adjust priorities quickly
  • Ability to serve as an ambassador to the College
  • Self-motivated with a high drive to succeed

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to 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.

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.

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

Application Procedure

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

  1. A detailed letter of intent responding to the stated qualifications.
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  3. A list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission.)

Materials should be submitted electronically to: Ms. Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator at HR@williamjames.edu.

Inclusive Excellence at William James College

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  1. A detailed letter of intent responding to the stated qualifications.
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  3. A list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission.)

Materials should be submitted electronically to: Ms. Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator at HR@williamjames.edu.

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

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

INTERFACE Resource and Referral Counselor, Freedman Center

Provide resource and referral guidance and therapeutic matching to callers of the INTERFACE helpline as well as serve as an ambassador for the service to all callers and stakeholders.  This is a full-time (35 hours/week) position. 

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

Essential Functions

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

Required Qualifications

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

Work Environment

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

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

Inclusive Excellence 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