The Austen Riggs Center is proud of its dedicated staff, people with diverse talents and skills devoted to our mission of helping patients with treatment-resistant disorders become people taking charge of their lives. The Riggs open setting and our therapeutic community create a unique workplace for staff. Employees work closely with patients and staff while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries. For new employees, finding your way into the Riggs culture will inevitably take time, but we are all available to help you learn our unique way of working. We will work to help you use and develop your capacities so that you can fully join our collective effort.
The following employment opportunities are available at the Austen Riggs Center:
We are currently accepting applications for the Fellowship.
Under the general direction of the Dietary Manager, the Cook/Dietary Assistant is responsible for preparing nutritionally sound meals for patients and staff.
Elective in Psychodynamic Psychiatry
Medical students eligible for this rotation will already have completed a core clinical rotation in psychiatry. One or two medical students at a time are invited for a rotation that is up to eight weeks in duration. Residents in psychiatry may also pursue rotations up to eight weeks in duration.
Food Services Manager - Full Time - Salary
The Food Service Manager is responsible for coordinating and supervising all food service activities and operations including, but not limited to, food procurement, receiving, storage, preparation, and menu planning, and special event catering in accordance with all applicable regulatory standards and within established budgetary guidelines.
The Maintenance Technician participates as a team member to help maintain a safe environment for the Center in addition to assisting all other Facilities staff members as needed or directed.
Substance Abuse Counselor - Full Time
Under the supervision of the Director of Patient Services, this position is responsible for providing comprehensive alcohol/drug evaluation, assessment, treatment planning, individual, and group counseling to co-morbid patients and those who may be affected by the substance abuse of others.
"That's my favorite thing about Riggs actually, is that you never stop learning. You learn about yourself, you learn about the treatment, and about people." - Staff member
You may mail, fax, email or upload your resume and a cover letter to:
Bertha Connelley, Director of Human Resources
Austen Riggs Center
25 Main Street
P.O. Box 962
Stockbridge, MA 01262
Using the upload options please submit your cover letter and resume, along with the downloadable application below, to Human Resources. We accept the following file types .doc, pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, .or odf (in order of preference).