Southwestern College



Southwestern College (SWC) is a small, consciousness-centered graduate school located in Santa Fe, New Mexico offering Master’s degree programs in Counseling and Art Therapy/Counseling with an enrollment of approximately 175 students.

Current job opportunities are listed here. The details link for each position provides specific application instructions. Check back often.

Staff Positions

Clinical Director of Tierra Nueva Counseling Center

Southwestern College announces an opening for a Clinical Director for Tierra Nueva Counseling Center in Santa Fe. Requirements include independent New Mexico license that is Medicaid eligible (i.e. LPCC, LISW, Psychologist); minimum seven years as a practicing licensed professional; prior experience in administrative leadership and in supervision. Submit resume and cover letter by May 26, 2017 to Laura Lansrud-Lopez at (Click here for complete job description with detailed requirements)

Enrollment Services, Admissions Associate (full-time 40 hours per week)

The Admissions Associate is primarily responsible for supporting a comprehensive graduate admissions recruitment and admissions process. This role will conduct telephone and digital outreach, attend local and regional recruitment events and manage a number of administrative tasks relating to College Enrollment Services.

Please send cover letter and resume to Dru Phoenix, Director of Enrollment Services at here for complete job description)

Faculty Positions

Adjunct Faculty for MA in Counseling Program

Southwestern College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. SWC38We offer a holistic, integrative approach to mental health, emphasizing experiential learning and the personal growth and consciousness of the student/therapist.

To view our courses, click here.

Adjunct Faculty for MA in Art Therapy/Counseling Program

Southwestern College’s MA in Art Therapy/Counseling is approved by the Capstone August 2014 -2American Art Therapy Association. It includes a lot of art-making, an experiential and holistic focus, and an emphasis on the personal growth and consciousness of the student/therapist. Our program allows graduates to sit for licensing in both Art Therapy and Counseling (this is unlike most Art Therapy programs.)

Please note that some Art Therapy/Counseling courses require instructors to have an ATR-BC, as required by AATA.

To view our courses, click here.

For more information, or to communicate your interest, please contact Dr. Ann Filemyr, Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean, at Feel free to include your resume and any specific interests you might have in courses.

Southwestern College makes continuous and systematic efforts to recruit, employ, and retain a diverse faculty to create and support an inclusive learning community.
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