Southwestern College (SWC) is a small, consciousness-centered graduate school located in Santa Fe, New Mexico offering Master’s degree programs in Counseling, Art Therapy/Counseling , Art Therapy for Clinical Professionals, and Consciousness in Action, with an enrollment of approximately 185 students.
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Financial Aid Advisor/Processor (30-35 hours per week/$16-22 per hour)
Southwestern College welcomes applications from candidates seeking to work in a highly dynamic team-based environment in a full-time position that provides direct support to the Director of Financial Aid. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or four years of experience working in higher education, preferably within financial aid; OR any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties required. Also requires strong interpersonal skills and a student service orientation to advise prospective and current students on all aid programs offered to support recruitment and retention goals. Southwestern College is looking for a collaborative team-member who shares our vision (transforming consciousness through education), mission and core values.
Eligible for full time benefits. Reports to the Director of Financial Aid.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to Financial Aid Director Lara Barela at LaraBarela@swc.edu
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Position open until filled.
Counseling Faculty – (Full-time 12 months/40 hours per week)
Open until filled
Salary Range: $59,000 – $65,000 annually
Southwestern College is looking for a full-time counseling program faculty member who shares our vision of transforming consciousness through education and embraces our mission and core values. We welcome applications from candidates seeking to work in a highly dynamic team-based environment focused on transformational teaching and learning. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited institution, three-plus years of higher education instruction, including online/distance learning, and a minimum of three years of direct service in a clinical mental health setting. This position also requires strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative orientation, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in service to decolonizing education. In addition to teaching and related responsibilities, job duties include developing online curriculum and working toward CACREP accreditation.
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Eligible for full time benefits. Reports to the Counseling Program Chair.
To apply, please submit a CV, teaching philosophy and letter of interest to the Program Chair, Kate Latimer email@example.com.
Southwestern College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. We offer a holistic, integrative approach to mental health, emphasizing experiential learning and the personal growth and consciousness of the student/therapist.
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Adjunct Faculty for MA in Art Therapy/Counseling Program
Southwestern College’s MA in Art Therapy/Counseling is approved by the American 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.
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Adjunct Faculty for MA in Counseling Program
Southwestern College readily accepts letters of interest, curriculum vitae and teaching philosophy statements from licensed mental health professionals interested in teaching in our Higher Learning Commission accredited Counseling Program. We prefer our faculty to have at least three years of post-graduate clinical experience in order to bring a hands-on perspective to our students. Our faculty operate from a transformational model of teaching based on experiential methods of instruction that emphasize personal growth, reflective practice, and conscious awareness of biases and belief systems that effect interpersonal relationships. We ask our faculty to serve as models for authenticity, congruence, and active participants in the learning process.
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