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Director of Art Therapy Program
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Date Posted Sep. 3, 2020
Title Director of Art Therapy Program
University Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary of the Woods , IN, United States
Department Masters Art and Art Therapy
Application Deadline Jan. 13, 2021
Position Start Date Sep. 3, 2020
  • Director/Manager
  • Social Work
    Social Sciences - General

This position will provide leadership and vision for the MAAT (Master of Arts in Art Therapy with an emphasis in Counseling) Program. A twelve-month, tenureĀ­ track, faculty position, the role includes administration of the CAAHEP-accredited graduate program in Art Therapy, as well as teaching, scholarship, and service. The position is tenure-track and rank is commensurate with previous administrative and teaching experience. A creative thinker with strong organizational and personnel skills, and commitment to the concepts of innovation, continuous improvement, and excellence in higher education are fundamental to this position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Organize, plan, develop, and maintain general effectiveness of the program
  • Lead and administer the graduate program, which includes budget development and management, scheduling classes, staffing courses, meeting with faculty and students, and assisting faculty in professional development activities
  • Ensure curriculum meets CAAHEP/ ACATE standards; submit annual reports and other required accreditation correspondence
  • Design and implement assessment and program review processes
  • Teach graduate level courses
  • Keep abreast of various states’ counseling licensure requirements and NC-SARA guidelines
  • Recruit and evaluate faculty in the graduate program, including adjunct faculty; provide mentoring and opportunities for development
  • Reach out to art therapists or counseling partners for creation of new partnerships (practicum and internship opportunities); seek connections in local community
  • Engage in scholarly activity appropriate to the discipline such as publishing, presenting at national, regional, and local conferences, conducting research and/or grant writing and related activities
  • Engage in all roles and responsibilities associated with a full-time faculty appointment, including teaching, scholarship and service to the program and institution
  • Represent the graduate program at regular college meetings (Graduate Council, Faculty Assembly, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, statement of teaching philosophy examples of teaching and clinical interventions, and verification of a current professional state counseling license and art therapy registry from the Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB).

Requirements include:

  • ATR-BC and Counseling license, e.g. LPC, LMHC
  • Terminal degree in the field of art therapy or counseling
  • Demonstrated online and instructional technology skills
  • Three years clinical practice in art therapy or counseling is desirable
  • Previous college/university teaching experience with online or hybrid programs is preferred
  • Managerial or leadership experience in art therapy or counseling is desirable
  • Rank and Tenure negotiable depending on experience

  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is an EEO/AA Employer.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Lisa Pepperworth
    Masters Art and Art Therapy
    Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
    1 Saint Mary of the Woods Coll
    P.O. Box 67
    Saint Mary of the Woods, IN 47876
  • 812-535-5258
  • 812-535-1160


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