Assistant Professor Tenure-Track, Graduate Programs in Counseling (Art Therapy Specialization)
September 14, 2018
Caldwell, New Jersey
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Tenure-track Faculty Position Graduate Programs in Counseling at Caldwell University Art Therapy Specialization
The Graduate Programs in Counseling at Caldwell University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the CACREP-Accredited, AATA- Approved Masters Program in Mental Health Counseling with Art Therapy Specialization beginning August 2019. Rank is commensurate with experience. The successful individual will contribute to the leadership and vision of this uniquely designed 63-credit interdisciplinary program. Falling under the School of Psychology and Counseling, this program prepares students to effectively function as mental health counselors and art therapists. this program integrates the practice of art therapy within the mental health counseling model and is the first program of this type in the nation to receive CACREP accreditation. As a core faculty member in this graduate program, the faculty member will complement our dynamic, expanding nationally recognized program that features a newly renovated art therapy facility with state of the art classrooms and offices.
Qualifications: Doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program preferred, or a related doctoral degree with employment as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. Applicants should be Registered, Board Certified Art Therapists (ATR-BC), and licensed or license-eligible in New Jersey (LPC and LPAT). Successful and effective teaching and clinical experience required as well as a well-developed record of research and scholarly activity in counseling and/or art therapy. Active memberships in professional counseling and art therapy associations, dual identity as both a counselor and art therapist. Participants must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican mission of the university.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: •Representing the program in matters related to institutional advancement, •Fostering awareness of the program locally, regionally, and nationally. •Teaching art therapy and counseling courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. •Participating in program development, accreditation, and curriculum design. •Providing student advisement and career advisement to undergraduate and graduate students •Full participation in all program, departmental, and university activities including committee work.
Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, Caldwell is a four-year, Catholic liberal arts, coeducational university enrolling approximately 2300 full- and part-time students in both graduate and undergraduate programs of study. The university is located on a beautiful 70-acre wooded campus in a suburban setting in Caldwell, New Jersey, just 20 miles west of New York City. For more information visit www.caldwell.edu.
Applicants must submit a C.V., cover letter specifying position, a copy of the transcript from the institution awarding the highest degree, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
Caldwell University is an Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community.
Internal Number: 1354
About Caldwell University
Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, Caldwell University promotes intellectual, spiritual, and aesthetic growth to a diverse population and welcomes all cultures and faith traditions. Inspired by St. Dominic de Guzman and our Catholic heritage, we transform students’ lives by preparing them through the liberal arts and professional studies to think critically, pursue truth, and contribute to a just society.