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, tenure 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.
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).
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
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