Director of the Master’s of Art Therapy Program


The Director of the Master of Art Therapy Program provides overall leadership to the Graduate Art Therapy Program in the Henry Predolin School of Nursing at Edgewood College. The position is a full time tenure track position beginning Fall 2019 and includes teaching 6 credits annually the first year of the program (August 2019-2020) and 12 credits annually beginning the second year of the program (August 2020).


The Program Director provides direct oversight of the MA in Art Therapy Program:

  • Ensures program effectiveness including outcomes, organization, administration, continuous review, and curriculum planning, development and assessment;
  • Develops criteria for selection of and evaluation of appropriate clinical and/or experiential settings to provide practicum/internship experience for students;
  • Teaches courses as specified by contract;
  • Advises students (academic advising);
  • Ensures achievement of the program’s goals and outcomes.  


Necessary Education or Work Experience:

  • Possess a minimum of a master’s degree in Art Therapy;
  • Possess national certification in the field of Art Therapy by an organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). ATR-BC Required;
  • Record of art therapy professional/scholarly activity.  A portfolio of ten pieces of artwork exhibiting mastery of media, formal qualities and intent will be submitted for review as part of the application process;
  • At least three years teaching experience, preferably to include both graduate and undergraduate levels;
  • Recent art therapy clinical practice;
  • Prior experience or strong interest and demonstrated skills applicable to program administration will be preferred.

Preferred Experience

  • A doctoral degree is preferred.
  • Experience or strong demonstrated ability and interest in Program Administration preferred.
  • Knowledge of online course delivery.

Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values — truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply:  Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources – DMAT
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer