Mount Mary University is seeking an individual to join our community and contribute to the realization of our Mission through the role of an Assistant Professor of Art Therapy, Practicum and Internship coordinator. We are a community of faculty who value relationships with our students and colleagues. We are committed to a compassionate and effective undergraduate education for our students. This position includes service to the University and teaching responsibilities, including providing classroom and online instruction with an expectation of continued professional development.
Prepare and deliver instruction; assess student performance
Art therapy curriculum development and revision
Teach a range of baccalaureate and graduate art therapy courses including art therapy theories, theories of counseling, assessment, group processes, techniques of the helping relationship, and ethics
Strong working knowledge and understanding of established professional codes of ethics and best practices for art therapy education
Demonstrate commitment to promoting inclusiveness and cultural competence; experience working with underrepresented students and students from at-risk backgrounds
Contribute to curriculum and program review
Manifest a commitment to the mission of Mount Mary University
Incorporate effective teaching practices across a range of course offerings
Mentor students as a Faculty Advisor
Participate in program recruitment and marketing
Engage students in undergraduate research
Outstanding verbal, writing, and presentation skills; must be able to communicate and interact effectively with Mount Mary students, employees, and alumnae
Collaborate in a team environment including the ability to work with diverse groups, facilitate group process and foster effective decision making
Serve on faculty assembly, University committees
Provide service to the institution and the community
Participate in grant writing and acquisition of external funding
Engage in ongoing scholarship and professional activity (research, publications, presentations)
Perform other duties, responsibilities, or special projects as assigned
Skills and Experience:
Experience in clinical supervision
Experience teaching in an online environment
Previous experience teaching a diverse study body is desired
Master of Art Therapy required, PhD or DAT preferred
Current, ATR-BC is required, Wisconsin counseling license or LPC preferred with ATR-BC
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform primary functions.
Teaching experience in graduate level art therapy.
Significant experience in leadership, education, and research or scholarship.
May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
Must reach, bend, stoop, lift
Must sit, walk or stand
Some repetitive motion may be required
Can be scheduled for up to 40 hours a week
Varying workflow; sometimes stressful with high workload times of the year
Complete work required within a limited space
Complete work required within a limited time
Mount Mary University practices equal opportunity employment as part of our ongoing commitment to diversity in our workplace.
Internal Number: ART THERAPY
About Mount Mary University
Mount Mary University is an urban Catholic university committed to social justice and the development of the whole person. Founded in 1913 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, we were the first four-year, degree-granting institution for women in Wisconsin. Today we serve a minority-majority population and offer more than 30 undergraduate majors for women and nine graduate programs for women and men in four schools: Arts & Design, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education, Natural & Health Sciences and Business.