Cedar Crest College invites applications for a full-time Director of the Masters in Art Therapy (MAAT) program. The MAAT program began in 2013 and is committed to an arts-based learning process that integrates theories of art therapy and psychology within a studio model of treatment.
Teach graduate-level art therapy courses.
Manage the residence program and introduction of a low residency cohort.
Participate in student advising, recruitment and retention of residency and low-residency program.
Membership in college-wide committees
Assist with departmental responsibilities such as program review, accreditation, curriculum and program development, internship coordination, culminating project/thesis review
The program is actively seeking CAAHEP accreditation and candidate will provide a leadership role in this process as well as fulfill other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in art therapy or related field and ATR-BC required; PhD or doctorate in art therapy or related field or enrollment in such a program preferred; extensive professional and teaching experience also preferred
Current ATR-BC credentials
Active participation in state, national and/or local professional organizations
Demonstrate evidence of continuing scholarly work
Evidence of competence in teaching
Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), a diversity statement (1-2 pages), three letters of recommendation, and a studio portfolio of 10-15 images. Interested candidates must submit the required documents to: http://apply.interfolio.com/79494
Review of applications will begin immediately and with a priority deadline for consideration of 10/30/20, but applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Anticipated start date for the position is as early as January 2021.
Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer fundamentally committed to diversity and inclusion. As such, the College encourages applications from individuals belonging to minoritized groups in higher education, in support of our diverse student community. EOE
Internal Number: 10052020
About Cedar Crest College
Cedar Crest College, founded in 1867, is a four-year, independent liberal arts college that emphasizes cross-disciplinary cooperation and excellence in teaching and research. Cedar Crest enrolls over 1700 students through our co-educational School for Adult and Graduate Education and our traditional programs for women. We offer an exceptional benefits package, work-life balance, and smoke and tobacco-free campus! The College’s beautiful 84-acre campus is located in Allentown, which is Pennsylvania’s third-largest city. Allentown is nestled in the lovely Lehigh Valley, which boasts gentle hills, charming countrysides, parks, trails, winter recreation, and top-rated public schools. The College is conveniently located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City. Cedar Crest is nestled on a beautiful 84-acre campus in the western residential section of Allentown, Pennsylvania. The College grounds are adorned with 140 species of trees that comprise a nationally registered arboretum. Cedar Crest College borders an extensive park system and the area offers cultural activities ranging from symphonic orchestras to theatre to art museums.