Southwestern College Santa Fe, NM



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.

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


Financial Aid Director (Full-time/40 hours per week)

Salary Range: $63,000 – $65,000 Annually

Position Announcement:

Southwestern College welcomes applications from candidates seeking to work in a highly dynamic team-based environment in a position that serves as the chief administrator for the office of Financial Aid. The successful candidate will have a graduate degree and/or five plus years of experience in higher education in financial aid, experience supervising others, demonstrated skill in computer software and student database systems, detailed knowledge and experience in financial aid reporting and record-keeping requirements and strong analytical skills. 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 leader who shares our vision (transforming consciousness through education), mission and core values. Eligible for full time benefits. Reports to the Chief Financial Officer. Position is open until filled.

To view the full job description, click here.

To apply send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to Allison Frank, CFO, at allisonfrank@swc.edu


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.

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. 

For an overview of courses, click here.

For more information, or to communicate your interest, please email jobs@swc.edu. 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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