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MSPP 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.

MSPP is 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.

MSPP is committed to building a diverse work staff .We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences. MSPP is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

Chair, Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology
Spearhead one of the fastest growing fields

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) announces its search for a Chair of their Leadership and Organizational Psychology Department (OLP). Business Insiders Magazine has listed Organizational Psychology as one the fastest growing professions in America. The National Bureau of Labor reports that the demand for organizational and leadership development practitioners will increase by 53% over the next decade. MSPP continues to pioneer the cutting edge of important curricula development to address these pressing needs.

The Leadership and Organizational Psychology Department offers the following programs for which the Chair is responsible:

  • PsyD in Leadership Psychology
  • MA in Organizational Psychology
  • MA in Higher Education Student Personnel Administration
  • Executive Coaching Graduate Certificate
  • Health Coaching Certificate

These programs are offered in on–line only or blended formats requiring leadership of faculty internationally. In addition to teaching and curriculum development of innovative programs the department chair will also provide key leadership in on-going quality assessment of the department.

The OLP Chair reports directly to the Vice President of Academic Affairs; participates on governance committees and sits on the Academic Leadership group. The leader to fill this role must be able to demonstrate personal integrity, transparency in decision-making, possess a positive high-energy style and enthusiasm for program building. Critical to the success of this role is team building and collaborative leadership style with the ability to set strategy with strong project management skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in IO or Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, or Clinical Consulting Psychology.
  • 5 -7 years teaching in higher education.
  • Experience managing faculty and or staff.
  • Prior curriculum development experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership of a program or department in an institute of higher education.
  • Knowledge and skill in using a broad array of educational technologies including experience in internet-based teaching in either blended or entirely online modalities a must.
  • Demonstrated consistency in fair and respectful treatment of all staff, peers, and students.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to set key milestones and determine appropriate measures for tracking the success of the department.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change, inspire and engage faculty, students, and staff in strategic initiatives, and work across disciplines to achieve strategic objectives.

The candidate must present evidence of workplace success at leading a program or department in an institution of higher education, successful teaching as demonstrated in student reviews, as well as a scholarly record of publication or presentations that is (a) topically related to one or more of the departmental specialties and (b) is of sufficiently high quality to warrant a senior-level faculty appointment.

Application Process

Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and curriculum vitae (letters of interest preferred) should be sent in confidence to:

Mary-Alice Howard
Director, Human Resources
mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu

All information will be held in strict confidence. Compensation for this position will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The review process will continue until the position is filled.

(Updated 12/11/14)

Administrative Assistant to the Department of Field Education

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to provide support to the Department of Field Education. This individual is the first point of contact with students and staff and will maintain and update all field site information as well as student records. The ideal candidate will have strong multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, sound judgment, resourcefulness, a sociable demeanor, the ability to set priorities under pressure, and the ability to work independently.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide general office support including photocopying, scanning, filing and data entry.
  • Responsible for updating all field training site information (spreadsheets, records, etc) for Clinical PsyD and Masters of Counseling Programs.
  • Responsible for collecting and tracking student documentation required for Field Education. This includes: student contracts, midyear, final evaluations, and Time2Track.
  • Ensure deadlines are met and follow-up with students in a timely manner.
  • Maintain tracking system (currently using Excel spreadsheets) of student and site information; collect and enter data and ensure accuracy of information.
  • Ensure the proper recording and storage of electronic and paper student records.
  • Provide administrative support at Field Education sponsored events such as Fundamentals Week, Supervisor Events, Internship Fairs, etc. Schedule facilities, order food and beverages, and provide on-site assistance at registration, set-up and clean-up.
  • Provide assistance to MSPP students, other departments within MSPP and field sites as necessary.
  • Assist on special projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree preferred and three years job related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Familiarity with technology is essential including: Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel a must), Constant Contact (preferred), and database reporting tools (a plus). Ability to learn and become department expert on institution databases.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Customer-service oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Ability to compose and edit written materials.
  • Attention to detail is critical.

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to: mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu for consideration.

(Posted 11/24/14)

Full Time Core Faculty Position in the Counseling Psychology Department

Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) has an opening for a full-time Core faculty position in the Counseling Psychology Department beginning in January 2015. Other positions may be available for August 2015. Rank is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and clinical and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in the following areas are especially sought: Couples and Family Therapy; Community Mental Health; Expressive Arts Therapy; Forensic/Correctional Counseling Psychology; Child and Adolescent assessment and treatment.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or Counselor Education and Supervision, have teaching experience, be licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts and maintain involvement in counseling/clinical practice or consultation. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is valued.

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: Mary-Alice Howard, Director, Human Resources at mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu.

Important Notice to All Candidates: MSPP is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 11/22/14)

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

The Vice President of Institutional Advancement will work closely with the President and be responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction, and administration to all aspects of the Institutional Advancement Office

Essential Functions
The Vice President will be responsible for creating and implementing a strategic and tactical plan for all fundraising activities including annual giving, endowment and capital campaigns, special projects, and other school-related solicitations; managing all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations; participating in setting organizational strategy, goals and objectives; developing a comprehensive planned-giving program; working with Alumni Relations, Marketing and Admissions to enhance alumni stewardship; develop MSPP's public relations, develop advertising plans and define branding.

Qualifications
MS or MBA degree preferred with a minimum of 5 years professional fundraising experience; Ability to foster a culture of philanthropy within the organization; Proven experience in designing and managing development programs; Experience with developing and maintaining productive working relationships with board members, donors, parents, administrators and faculty; Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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: Mary-Alice Howard, Director, Human Resources at: mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu.

Important Notice to All Candidates: MSPP is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 11/10/14)

Part-time Post-Doctoral Supervisor

The Child and Family Evaluation Service (CAFES), that operates as a component of the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, is seeking a Psychologist with substantial experience in writing custody evaluations for the courts of Massachusetts and to supervise four (4) Post-Doctoral fellows in the writing of such reports.

This is part-time five (5) hours per week (to be worked in one day) for six months with the possibility of another six month renewal. The position is located at 1208 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA.

Candidates must have their own liability insurance and MA License to practice.

Please email curriculum vitae and two (2) letters of recommendation to Christina Harms, Director of Administration of the Brenner Center, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP), at christina_harms@mspp.edu. Please include writing samples as well.

MSPP is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

(Posted 9/10/14)

Full-Time Core Faculty Positions, Clinical Psychology Department

Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) has openings for 3full-time Core faculty positions in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning January, 2015. Rank is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and clinical and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in the following areas are especially sought: Health Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Objective Assessment, Lifespan, Physiological, Children and Families, and Statistics.

A successful faculty candidate with substantial experience and expertise in Forensic Psychology will also be considered for the position of the Director of the Concentration in Forensic Psychology. Similarly we seek a faculty candidate to serve as the Director of the Concentration in Health Psychology. Concentration Directors will participate in further development of the curriculum, program and field placement site development for Concentration students, increasing the national visibility of the Concentration and attracting applicants, as well as other activities in support of the Concentration.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, 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, 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:

Mary-Alice Howard
Director, Human Resources
mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu

Important Notice to All Candidates: MSPP is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 9/18/14)

Adjunct Faculty Positions in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Program

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) has an opening for 3 Adjunct Faculty positons in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology program beginning August 2014.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, outreach, committee responsibilities, doctoral project oversight and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in some of the following areas are especially sought: Leadership Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Adaptive Leadership, For-profit and non-profit management; Talent Management.

Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must possess a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in an allied field and have both academic and practical experience. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is valued. Candidates should have 2-5 years of teaching experience and familiarity teaching in online learning environments.

Location: The position is based in Newton, Massachusetts campus. All candidates need to be available for on-site committee and staff meetings on a weekly basis.

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:

Mary-Alice Howard
Director, Human Resources
mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu

Important Notice to All Candidates: MSPP is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 9/2/14)

Full-Time Core Faculty Position in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Program

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) has an opening for one (1) full-time Core faculty position in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology program beginning August 2014.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, outreach, committee responsibilities, doctoral project oversight and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in some of the following areas are especially sought: Leadership Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Adaptive Leadership, For-profit and non-profit management; Talent Management.

Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must possess a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in an allied field and have both academic and practical experience. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is valued. Candidates should have 2-5 years of teaching experience and familiarity teaching in online learning environments.

Location: The position is based in Newton, Massachusetts campus. All candidates need to be available for on-site committee and staff meetings on a weekly basis.

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:

Mary-Alice Howard
Director, Human Resources
mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu

Important Notice to All Candidates: MSPP is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 9/2/14)

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Testing and Assessment at the Brenner Center

The Brenner Center is pleased to announce two (2) one-year postdoctoral training opportunities in testing and assessment. The Fellowships are full-time and carry a stipend of $38,000. The one-year Fellowships begin in September of 2015. The Fellowships offer supervised experience and training in testing and assessment work. In addition, Fellows participate in various seminars and other learning activities offered by MSPP.

The Fellowship is a one-year, full-time position. Fellows are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and will be provided with supervision by experienced, licensed psychologists. By the end of the Fellowship year, Fellows will have completed 1,600 training hours Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology and an APA-accredited predoctoral internship is strongly preferred. Experience with children is also preferred. WE WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS ON A ROLLING BASIS UNTIL POSITIONS ARE FILLED.

Please email curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, and two (2) current letters of recommendation to Christina Harms, Director of Administration of the Brenner Center, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP), at Christina_harms@mspp.edu.

MSPP is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 10/21/14)

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Child and Family Forensic Psychology

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) is pleased to announce four (4) postdoctoral training opportunities in child forensic psychology. The four (4) Fellowships are full-time and carry a stipend of $38,000. The one-year Fellowships begin in September of 2015. The Child and Family Evaluation Service (CAFES) is a consultation/evaluation unit within the MSPP Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law. It provides forensic evaluation and consultation services to courts, attorneys, and public and private agencies on issues in which children and families are involved in the legal system (divorce, custody, abuse, access, etc.). The Fellowship offers supervised experience, under the direction of Robin Deutsch, PhD and training in work for the Probate & Family Courts of Massachusetts, including opportunities to testify in court with guidance from an experienced psychologist and a retired judge. In addition, Fellows participate in various seminars and other learning activities offered by MSPP.

Fellows are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and will be provided with supervision by experienced, licensed psychologists. By the end of the Fellowship year, fellows will have completed 2,000 training hours. Fellows will also be involved in the direct provision of services, such as conducting groups for high-conflict parents and other intervention services. Fellows will attend five MSPP Blended Learning classes that are dedicated to the relevant case law, legal statues, and professional "best practices" in this area of expertise leading to a Certificate in Child and Family Forensic issues.

Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology with APA-accredited predoctoral internship. Child training is required. Send curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, and three (3) current letters of recommendation to:

Christina Harms, Director of CAFES at the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) at christina_harms@mspp.edu.

MSPP is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 11/25/14)

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