Half-time faculty member and Art Show Coordinator, Master of Arts in Art Therap

New Haven, CT

Albertus Magnus College

Half-time faculty member and Art Show Coordinator, Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling (MAATC) program

Search Number: PTF 107

Currently, Albertus Magnus College requires its employees and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Category: Faculty
Type: Part Time
Campus: New Haven

Having been established in 1997, the MAATC program is the only AATA (American Art Therapy Association) approved graduate art therapy program in the state of Connecticut. In addition, the program is CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) accredited. Successful completion of the program provides the necessary educational requirements for a pathway to licensing as a professional counselor (LPC) and a Clinical Licensed Art Therapist (CLAT) in the state of Connecticut, as well as a nationally registered and board-certified art therapist.

The program, which is housed in the Department of Psychology, is noted for its strong clinical and research focus; our graduates and faculty frequently receive AATA awards for research excellence. The program is student centric and encourages diversity, cultural awareness and an equitable learning environment, with a focus on faculty mentorship and peer support.

Note: This position begins JANUARY 2023.

Spring semester classes begin on January 23, therefore the successfully chosen candidate should be prepared to begin teaching classes by that date.

Albertus Magnus College seeks to recruit a half-time faculty member (rank open) who will:
  • serve as the Art Show Coordinator of the MAATC program (two art shows per year)
  • teach art therapy courses (12 credits with one course credit compensation for Art Show Coordinator role)
  • advise graduate students
  • serve as a thesis advisor (2-3 students)
  • attend MAATC faculty meetings (every two weeks)
  • hold regular office hours (in person and remote for) 1.5 days on campus; 2.5 office hours/week
  • attend and help facilitate all MAATC events
  • assist the director with course development and accreditation maintenance
  • be available to teach summer and Saturday classes
  • attend College-wide events (graduation, convocation, etc.) and College-wide monthly faculty meetings
  • serve on College-wide committees

About Albertus Magnus College
Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and masters degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The Colleges 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the citys most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.

Applicants must hold a masters degree in art therapy (doctorate preferred), an ATR-BC, and LPC in the state of Connecticut or ability to obtain this license within a year. The applicant must demonstrate clinical experience, higher education teaching experience, and a familiarity with the mental health care system in Connecticut.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Faculty rank is open and commensurate with experience.

Special Work Schedule Requirements

To Apply
Apply online at https://www.albertus.edu/employment/half-time-faculty-member-and-art-show-coordinator-MAATC-program.php

Please send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae with references a statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, samples of academic writing, a digital art portfolio (minimum 10 images) to Cindy OBrien, Office Manager, at cobrien1@albertus.edu.

Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply.

jeid-682c7c4692897448899443763ed49cee Posted: 09/27/2022