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Employment Opportunities

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Faculty - Applied Behavior Analysis Program

William James College has openings for adjunct faculty positions in the Applied Behavior Analysis Program.

Responsibilities: Adjunct faculty members are involved in teaching and advising

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Master’s Degree (PhD preferred) and be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  Candidates must have prior teaching experience (3 years preferred) an exemplary professional experience.

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

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

Materials should be submitted electronically to: Ms. Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources at HR@williamjames.edu

Administrative Assistant - Juvenile Court Clinic

Provide general office support for the WilliamJames College Juvenile Court Clinic Operations at the Juvenile Court Clinic in Suffolk County. This position is located at the Boston Juvenile Court Clinic located in downtown Boston. This is a full time benefitted position. This position reports to the Director of the Suffolk County Court Clinic and WJC JCCO Program Director.

Duties Include

  • Greeting and directing clients; manages reception area to maintain a professional image
  • Monitoring waiting room area
  • Interacting with court staff including youth and families involved in juvenile court, probation, attorneys, judges
  • Entering case data and demographics into DMH database
  • Running regular reports regarding referrals, case flow and error reports
  • Maintaining physical and electronic case files
  • Creating and updating clinic forms
  • Requesting records from service providers for cases referred to the clinic
  • Answering and directing phone calls
  • Ensuring closed case files include all required documents and information
  • Maintain office supplies by checking inventory ,ordering, stocking and distributing supplies
  • Responsible for clinic mail; including retrieving, sorting and delivering
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Director of the Suffolk County Court Clinic and WJC JCCO Program Director

Required Skills

  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people from court clinicians, court staff and youth and families served in the court in a friendly, respectful and professional way
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of creating and maintaining forms
  • Proficiency in MS Office particularly MS Word, MS Access and MS Excel
  • Knowledge of various data entry tasks and ability to run error reports and correct data
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities
  • Working knowledge of office equipment like printers, copy machine and fax machine
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy and confidential
  • Excellent verbal  and written communication skills

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years previous experience in an office environment preferred
  • Proficiency is Spanish is a plus
  • May be tested on appropriate computer skills as required

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

Clinical Social Worker - LICSW - Juvenile Court Clinic

William James College is currently seeking a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) 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), civil commitment and other evaluations according to Massachusetts General Laws 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
  • Supervise work-study students, trainees, and interns
  • 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

Job requirements:

  • Social Work Degree at the Master’s Degree.
  • Licensed or license-eligible to practice social work in MA
  • Experience in forensic mental health, forensic and/or clinical assessment.
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Certification as a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician (CJCC) is a plus, but not required. If not currently certified, the social worker will need to be eligible to be a CJCC I candidate. We will provide supervision and training for CJCC certification.

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

Core Faculty Position - Applied Behavior Analysis Program

William James College, located in Newton, MA just west of Boston, is seeking a full- time Assistant or Associate Professor for the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program within the School Psychology Department to begin on August 15, 2019. The ABA program is a new and growing program that offers a great opportunity for professional growth and collaboration.  In addition to mentoring future professionals in the field of ABA, faculty will have the opportunity to help shape the growth of the academic program.

Responsibilities
This position consists of a mixture of teaching, advising, field-site development and relationship maintenance, admissions and recruitment, and development of the online track for ABA MA.

Qualifications
Requirements include:                                                                                                                                                                                          

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Behavior Analysis, or a related field;
  • Hold and maintain national certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst;
  • Hold and maintain licensure to practice Applied Behavior Analysis in Massachusetts;
  • At least 3 years of experience implementing or supervising behavior-analytic work; and
  • Experience presenting behavior-analytic content to audiences (e.g., presentations, prior teaching experience).

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Maintain professional affiliations in the field of behavior analysis (e.g., ABAI, APBA, BABAT);
  • A doctoral degree in Behavior Analysis or in a related field that includes substantial training in Behavior Analysis;
  • Higher Education teaching experience
  • At least 5 years of experience implementing or supervising behavior-analytic work; and
  • A history of conducting, presenting, or publishing behavior-analytic research.

Application Procedure
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should submit

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

Materials should be submitted electronically to: Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant, at HR@williamjames.edu.

Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

The Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving has a dual leadership role, in William James College’s (WJC) Institutional Advancement department, to develop and expand WJC’s Alumni Relations and Annual Giving programs, respectively. This position will work closely with his/her Advancement colleagues, reporting directly to the VP of Institutional Advancement, as well as the Marketing and Communications team. The position will also work collaboratively with other WJC colleagues to lead the development of a highly effective Alumni Relations program and productive Annual Giving program. Key to the position’s success will be developing and monitoring relevant measures of alumni engagement of which Annual Giving is but one – albeit an important one. As a visible and reliable point of contact and resource to WJC leadership, faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, donors, and other stakeholders, this position is fundamental to helping WJC fulfill its mission and achieve its strategic goals. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with and support WJC colleagues (i.e. Career Services, Field Placement, Academic Departments, “Centers of Excellence,” and Continuing Education) to develop, expand, and manage an active alumni relations network;
  • Develop and implement creative ways to grow Annual Fund participation rates and total giving by alumni, other WJC stakeholders (trustees, friends, students/parents, faculty/staff, Continuing Education participants), and businesses;
  • Develop and manage available mechanisms (e.g. WJC Connect, Alumni eNewsletter, etc.) to facilitate increased Alumni and WJC stakeholder engagement;
  • Work closely with Marketing & Communications and other WJC colleagues, as needed, to support or help develop public relations and social media campaigns that advance and grow the Alumni Relations and Annual Giving programs, respectively;
  • Solicit Annual Fund gifts and support/enable interested WJC stakeholders in helping to secure Annual Fund gifts;
  • Develop, manage, and/or support programs (e.g. speaker series, admissions/recruitment activities, alumni mentor programs, class or academic program reunions, affinity groups, etc.) that meaningfully engage alumni and other WJC stakeholders;
  • Play an active role – in coordination with the Development Associate – in maintaining current alumni, prospect, and donor contact information in WJC’s relationship management database;
  • Make a persuasive verbal and written case for supporting the Annual Fund;
  • Develop Alumni Relations and Annual Giving materials to be used by the President, trustees, other institutional leaders, and WJC stakeholders for meetings, visits, or individual contacts;
  • Participate in the planning and execution of advancement-related events;
  • Submit timely and detailed contact reports for prospect and donor visits;
  • Attend relevant advisory committees;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, Master’s preferred, and three-plus years of successful experience with Alumni Relations and/or Annual Giving, preferably in higher education. Five-plus years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of direct experience with Alumni Relations and/or Annual Giving;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both written and oral, as well as a high level of sophistication and maturity in social and professional settings;
  • Proven track record of successful solicitation and securing philanthropic gifts (or relevant experience);
  • Proven ability to set goals and to develop strategies and timelines to complete projects and reach goals;
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills with the ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources;
  • Discretion and an ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality;
  • Ability to be an effective advocate for the college, actively listen, and be proactive;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, scheduling, presentation and database software;
  • Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively with staff and colleagues; 
  • Knowledge of Raiser's Edge highly desirable; 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and work evenings or weekends as needed;
  • A valid driver's license.

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

Full-Time Core Faculty Positions - Clinical Psychology Department

William James College announces openings for full-time core faculty positions for Fall 2019 in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department. Rank is commensurate with experience.

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 especially interested in applicants who can teach generalist foundational courses in the Clinical PsyD program. One opening is reserved for applicants with forensic expertise, preferably with juveniles.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology and have 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 is essential.

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

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

Materials should be submitted electronically to: Ms. Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant, at HR@williamjames.edu.

INTERFACE Resource and Referral Counselor

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. 

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.

Education and Experience

  • 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 Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant, at HR@williamjames.edu.

IT Customer Service Coordinator-Trainer

The Technical Customer Service Coordinator/Trainer will work as a member of William James College’s (WJC) Information Technology (IT) department, reporting directly to the Helpdesk Manager, to provide frontline technical customer service to WJC’s students, faculty, and administrative staff. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Interact and communicate with the College’s entire population (students, faculty, and administrative staff) on a wide spectrum of technical issues on a daily basis, and troubleshoot, solve and train such accordingly;
  • Serve as the technical advocate of the College’s community by improving and building upon the area of technical support – in collaboration with the rest of the IT team;
  • Create sources (i.e., online instructions and FAQ articles, etc.) to grow the IT department’s self-service/self-help efforts;
  • Develop a series of workshops and training guides for distribution to the entire WJC community in order to share best practices and introduce new technology;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 – 2 years of IT training experience, or 3 years of IT training experience with industry supported certifications;
  • Above average level of IT proficiency (including Microsoft Office Suite) – prior experience with ITSM platforms/ticket management and/or Office 365 applications is preferred;
  • Customer service oriented with a positive attitude and superior listening skills;
  • A high level of emotional intelligence and willingness to work with and train an audience with a wide range of IT competencies;
  • A fast learner, self-starter, and eagerness to learn and share IT knowledge;
  • Superb problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly in translating technical terms/processes into layman terms – prior experience with technical training and writing is preferred;
  • Discretion and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality;
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, and walk frequently and for long periods of time;
  • Abilities to lift at least 30 lbs and work on a computer monitor for an extended period of time;
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends, and travel occasionally;
  • Experience in a higher education setting is highly desirable; 
  • May be tested on appropriate computer skills as required.

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

Legal Advisor to the Child and Family Evaluation Service

Legal Advisor to the Child and Family Evaluation Service (CAFES) of the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law at William James College.

This Legal Advisor will be jointly responsible (legal content) together with the Director of the Center of Excellence (who is responsible for psychological content) to ensure the highest quality of the Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) and other forensic reports, written by CAFES Postdoctoral fellows and 5th year psychology interns. This is a 1.0 day per week position and is not benefits eligible. The “administrative” duties of the GAL/forensic report program (paperwork, billing, inquiry phone calls and emails, hiring Interns, etc. etc.) are handled by the Director of the Center of Excellence.  The Legal Advisor will provide shared oversight of quality of reports, and legal training to non-lawyers (psychologists).

Job duties of the Legal Advisor include:

  1. reviewing and editing and approval of GAL Reports for the Probate and Family Court written by CAFES Postdoctoral Fellows and interns
  2. reviewing and editing other types of forensic evaluations for the Probate Court and/or Juvenile Court
  3. educating postdoctoral fellows and interns on subjects pertaining to a judicial perspective on GAL and other forensic reports for the courts, primarily by periodic participation in an hour-long “group seminar” once each week, also by replying to occasional unscheduled legal questions sent by email
  4. participation on two Saturdays per year in continuing education classes at William James College on the topic of Custody Evaluations or Child Maltreatment
  5. Attending depositions or courtroom testimony of CAFES PostDoctoral Fellows and interns, as schedule permits 
  6. Participation in initiatives/activities of the Department of Community Engagement, at the direction of Dr. Jessica Greenwald O’Brien or Dr. Robert Kinscherff
  7. Involvement in activities that raise the visibility of William James College, the Department of Community Engagement, the Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law, and CAFES (including compensated talks, workshops, conference presentations.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • In-depth knowledge of judicial and/or court administrative procedures in the Probate and Family Court of Massachusetts, as well as demonstrated and extensive familiarity with the rules and procedures governing Guardian Ad Litem Reports in the various departments of the Massachusetts Trial Court (in particular, the Probate and Family Court Department and the Juvenile Court Department).
  • Demonstrated familiarity with The Committee for Public Counsel Services and provision of forensic reports to CPCS attorneys.
  • At least ten (10) years of experience in working with families (children and adults) in high conflict circumstances arising from divorce or separation.
  • At least ten (10) years of experience with and  a sound working knowledge of the laws, rules, and procedures applicable to custody litigation in the Probate and Family Court of Massachusetts. 
  • Sufficient visibility and professional reputation in the family law arena so as to continue the level of confidence that the CAFES program, and the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law, currently maintains. 

Start date for this position is January of 2019.    

Please submit CV and cover letter to Ellen Collins at HR@williamjames.edu.

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Seeking a creative, innovative Marketing and Communications Specialist with excellent writing, editing, proofreading, and project management skills, and a strong understanding of digital and print communications strategies. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Marketing and Communications Specialist will be responsible for generating original content designed to engage diverse audience segments for print, digital and social media platforms, and for managing projects to support the College’s internal and external communications strategies.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the production, development and management of content for the College’s communications channels, including the website, Rapport magazine, e-newsletters and emails, podcasts, videos, flyers, brochures, and other materials to support marketing, fundraising, and community or public relations efforts.
  • Actively seeks out stories that support the strategic messages central to enrollment, fundraising and communications campaigns; conduct interviews with faculty, staff, senior leadership, students, alumni, and other subject matter experts; and develop stories that promote the College’s accomplishments and activities to internal and external audiences.
  • Writes, edits, and proofreads content for communications, marketing and advancement materials as assigned.
  • Serves as the communication liaison to multiple departments across the college to support promotion of events and activity through social media, digital signage and email marketing, including our weekly internal newsletter. 
  • Coordinates photo and video shoots and podcast recordings, as appropriate, and assists in preparing final content and visuals for distribution.
  • Responsible for day-to-day social media engagement as well as creating, executing, and assessing an annual social media content and engagement strategy primarily driven by student recruitment and brand awareness.
  • Experience in designing marketing and/or advancement campaign materials, and/or experience with photography, videography, or desktop publishing is highly desirable, as is prior experience in higher education.
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required.
  • Other projects, tasks, and administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, business, English, or a related field;
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in public relations, communications or marketing working with traditional, social and/or digital media;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word;
  • 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.

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

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child and Family Forensic Psychology - Juvenile Court Training

Juvenile Court Clinic Operations of William James College in the Boston area — Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child and Family Forensic Psychology (Juvenile Court Training).

William James College is pleased to announce two postdoctoral training opportunities in child and family forensic psychology in Juvenile Court Clinics. There is one fellowship position available in the Suffolk County Juvenile Court Clinic and one fellowship position in the Norfolk County Juvenile Court Clinic. The one-year Fellowship position begins in September of 2019. Juvenile Court Clinic Operations (JCCO) provides forensic evaluations and other services for court-ordered juveniles and families before the Juvenile Court in Care and Protection cases (child protection from abuse/neglect), Juvenile Delinquency and Youthful Offender Cases, Child Requiring Services (CRA status offenders), emergency commitments for substance abuse treatment or inpatient psychiatric care, and other court-ordered evaluations. Divorce cases are not heard by Juvenile Courts in Massachusetts. The Fellowship offers supervised training and experience in forensic assessment and consultation at the Boston Juvenile Court Clinic under the direction of JCCO Program Director Pooja Khialani, PsyD and Co-Director of Training Celine Crespi-Hunt, PsyD. Each Fellowship is full-time and carries a stipend of $45,000. 

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

Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology with an APA-accredited predoctoral internship. Child and family training and experience is required.  Interested applicants should electronically send the following materials no later than January 15, 2019: curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, a clinical writing sample (e.g., a redacted report), and three (3) current letters of recommendation. To apply for the Fellowship in Suffolk County, applicants should send materials to Celine Crespi-Hunt, PsyD, (ccrespihunt@jccwjc.org). To apply for the Fellowship in Norfolk County, applicants should send materials to Pooja Khialani, PsyD (pkhialani@jccwjc.org).

Research Assistant

Provides assistance in support of research activities under close supervision. Performs routine social/behavioral science research and data management activities and procedures.  The RA will provide research/administrative assistance to the following subunits:

  • Institutional Research
  • Program Development, Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Clinical Outcome Research & Evaluation Project
  • HRSA Consortium Internship
  • IRB and other tasks as assigned

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • To conduct systematic literature reviews (use online library databases, save the results in a reference/citation database, summarize results for presentation);
  • Assist in the development of standard data collection instruments (e.g., paper and online surveys, interviews, observation schedules, focus group guides, topic agendas);
  • Perform a variety of routine data collection procedures (implement online surveys, assist in recruitment, obtaining informed consent, administering protocols, conducting interviews, making direct observations, abstracting secondary data from existing records, taking notes, etc.);
  • Perform a variety of routine data management procedures (e.g., coding raw data, data entry, importing/exporting data across platforms, producing basic reports, data cleaning, database maintenance);
  • Perform basic quantitative data analysis (basic descriptive statistics and bivariate analyses; multivariate experience a plus);
  • Perform basic qualitative data analysis to organize and analyze data for thematic content;
  • Assist in the preparation of grant proposals, reports, presentations and manuscripts for publication;
  • Maintains center records, reports and files as required;
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops as needed
  • Attends meetings as required;
  • Maintains established institutional and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs and safety standards;
  • Consistently applies the institution’s values of respect, honesty and fairness and the pursuit of excellence in improving the social and behavioral health status of people, institutions and communities;
  • Maintains collaborative team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working group’s achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment;
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 0-2 years of experience in research-related activities;
  • Experience working in an academic environment and/or institutional research setting desirable
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.
  • Knowledge of social/behavioral science research methods, principles, ethics;
  • Knowledge of program evaluation helpful;
  • Knowledge of any of the following is helpful: program evaluation, health services, public health promotion, disease prevention interventions, professional education, institutional research;
  • Ability to perform basic data management tasks (data coding, entry, cleaning, maintenance);
  • Ability to perform basic data analysis and reporting (in words, numbers and graphics);
  • Experience using quantitative data analysis software helpful (e.g., SPSS); experience with qualitative software also helpful (e.g., Atlas.ti, nVivo);
  • Experience using reference manager software (e.g., EndNote, Zotero);
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
  • May be subject to increased hours to meet deadlines.

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