Summary: Prescott College is a private, non-profit, liberal arts university in the central highlands of Arizona with a mission that emphasizes self-directed, interdisciplinary, experiential learning for social justice and environmental sustainability.
We are looking for a dynamic and creative individual to join our community as an Associate Faculty Instructor, in our Graduate Counseling Program, to teach an Expressive Arts Therapy Program. The
successful candidate will be the lead for our Expressive Art Therapy (EAT) Post-Masters Certificate program at Prescott College.
This program is a unique program in the field of EAT. Students begin the program in two ways;
1.After having completed a graduate degree in one of the helping professions and are interested in developing an area of expertise in EAT, or
2.Who are currently enrolled in the college’s limited residency MS Counseling Program and want to integrate the EAT curriculum into their counseling degree.
This program is offered in a limited residency format where much of the curriculum is online, with students either attending colloquia each semester and/or the Expressive Art Therapy Summer Institute (EATSI), which is considered the foundation of the program.
The EATSI is internationally recognized, and attracts some of the top leaders and educators in the field of EAT as facilitators.
The Associate Faculty Instructor is a regular, full-time, exempt position that will lead in the College’s Expressive Art Therapy program.
Responsibilities and Duties:
•Ensuring that curriculum follows best practices and is aligned with national standards for credentialing in the field of EAT.
•This position teaches relevant courses, advises and mentors students.\
•Recruits and trains qualified instructors and mentors.
•This position is responsible for the coordination of the Expressive Arts Therapy Summer Institute, EATSI, each summer.
•This position does not require the successful candidate to relocate, but does require periodic travel to the Prescott College campus to attend and participate in colloquia events and the EATSI.
•Earned doctoral degree in Counseling, Psychology, or in a related field. Qualified to serve as a CACREP core faculty member preferred, OR Individuals holding a Master’s degree in one of the helping professions with commensurate experience.
•Be licensed, or licensed eligible in the State of residency.
•Must currently hold an ATR-BC credential.
•4 to 5 years of clinical experience, including practicing Art Therapy or Expressive Art Therapy.
•Minimum 3 years of providing clinical supervision.
•Minimum one year teaching experience, preferably with some online teaching experience at the graduate level.
•Demonstrated active research agenda and engagement in the profession through presentations or attendance at relevant conferences, or publications.
•Strong interpersonal communication skills, a sense of humor, excellent administrative and leadership skills.
•Understands and values a collaborative approach.
•Possess the ability to mentor and advise students.
•Encompasses the passion of the entrepreneurial spirit to develop and support program development in areas appropriate to the College mission.
•Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a field of counseling that integrates social justice learning.
•Experience serving diverse communities with an interest and capacity to further develop curriculum in this area is preferred.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 18-0402
About Prescott College
Founded in 1966, Prescott College is proud to celebrate its rich 50-year history of offering experientially centered undergraduate and graduate degrees both on campus and via distance learning.
Undergraduate students work closely with individual graduation committees to design their own degree plans, pulling from seven study areas: adventure education; arts and humanities; cultural and regional studies; environmental studies and sustainability; interdisciplinary studies; psychology, counseling, and human development; and education. Graduate programs include adventure education, arts and humanities, counseling, education, environmental studies, social justice and community organizing, expressive arts therapy, adventure-based psychotherapy, ecopsychology, and equine-assisted mental health.
Noted as a College of Distinction, one of the Best 382 Colleges by the Princeton Review, one of the top ten Most Innovative Small Colleges, one of the Best Value Colleges in Arizona, one of the Best Online Master’s in Counseling, one of the Best Value Master’s in Counseling programs, one of the 13 most interesting institutions by the Fiske Guide, and a veteran supportive camp...us by the Arizona Department of Veterans Services. Collaboration is emphasized over competition and interdisciplinary inquiry proceeds alongside professional skill development. Its courses are problem-based and solution-oriented; students work together to solve both local and global issues and help shape a more environmentally sustainable and socially just world.
The Prescott College campus is located in the mountain town of Prescott, Arizona, nestled between the ponderosa forests and grasslands at the confluence of the Granite Creek watershed. The mile-high city is ranked a Top Adventure Town by National Geographic Adventure Magazine, and one of the 7 Top Trail Towns according to Trail Runner Magazine. With over 450 miles of multi-use trails, world-class
mountain-biking, a thriving rock-climbing scene, and nearby lakes for kayaking and canoeing, Prescott is an outdoor paradise. The Grand Canyon, Phoenix, Flagstaff, and the red rocks of Sedona are all within a two-hour drive. The historic downtown is just minutes from campus.