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Part-Time Faculty: ATR 600: Craft, Social Justice and Community Art Therapy (Spring 2023)

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Job # 076637 Job Title Part-Time Faculty: ATR 600: Craft, Social Justice and Community Art Therapy (Spring 2023) Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Minimum $1,380 per credit hour FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Spring Semester 2023
Meeting time/day to be determined
Office hours required. Job Type Part-time Rank PTI/Adjunct Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code UA Job Description
The Department of Creative Arts Therapy within the College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks Part-Time Instructor to teach Selected Topics in Art Therapy: Craft, Social Justice and Community Art Therapy, a 1 credit hour course, during the Spring semester, 2023.

Serve as the faculty supervisor to art therapy students during their practicum/internship experience.

Faculty supervisors, are faculty of the graduate art therapy program. Faculty supervisors demonstrate proficiency in art therapy supervision and work in collaboration with the students, site supervisors, the program’s internship coordinator, and the program director.

Faculty supervisors work in the art therapy program at Syracuse University and provide individual or group supervision, which may include case report, as well as reviewing audio and video footage of clinical work following Syracuse University HIPAA security practices.

Faculty supervisors work with the program director, the internship coordinator, and the student’s site to ensure students develop clinical skills in art therapy and achieve related art therapy program outcomes. Faculty supervisors provide feedback to the art therapy program, complete formal evaluations of students, and ultimately grade students in practicum and internship courses.

Students complete a minimum of 1.5 hours of group supervision with their faculty supervisor for every 10 hours of client contact. The ratio of 8 students to 1 ATR supervisor will not be exceeded.

Course meetings are live synchronous sessions facilitated by the faculty supervisor.

Course Description: This class will provide students with an overview of the history and impact of socially engaged craft practices and how they inform art therapy theory and practice, and in turn how art therapy can inform social practice. Presentations will include case material and information will be delivered in the context of art therapy literature on work with craft, activism, and social justice. Students will also learn about critical community engagement and ethics of care in the context of community art therapy. Qualifications
  • Must have a minimum of a master’s degree in art therapy.
  • Must hold current national certification in the field of art therapy by an organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies ( NCCA ).
  • Must have at least 5 years of clinical experience in art therapy.
  • Must have experience providing clinical supervision.
  • Candidates with current (within the last 5 years) clinical experience in the field of art therapy preferred.
  • Provide individual or group supervision, which may include case report, as well as reviewing audio and video footage of clinical work following Syracuse University HIPAA security practices.
  • Work with the program director, the internship coordinator, and the student’s site to ensure students develop clinical skills in art therapy and achieve related art therapy program outcomes.
  • Provide feedback to the art therapy program, complete formal evaluations of students, and ultimately grade students in practicum and internship courses.
  • Hold weekly course meetings at the assigned time.
Job Specific Qualifications
  • Candidates with current (within the last 5 years) clinical experience in the field of art therapy preferred.
Responsibilities
In addition:
  • Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
  • Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.
  • Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.
  • Meeting all designated class periods.
  • If you are unable to meet your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your best effort to reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute.
  • You must also notify the department chair of your absence and of your plan to cover the class.
  • Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.
  • Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.
  • Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.
  • Building a positive rapport with students and other faculty.
Physical Requirements
Not Applicable Tools/Equipment
Access to a computer, as well as internet access to log in to Syracuse University email and Blackboard accounts, in addition to the following:
- PC or Macintosh computer with speakers or headphones and a webcam
- Microsoft Office or OpenOffice
- Internet access – broadband (Cable, DSL, or FILOS )
- A supported web browser Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.

About The College of Visual and Performing Arts

The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design, scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on critical thought and action. To learn more about the college, our distinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websites at www.syr.edu , www.vpa.syr.edu . About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu. About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEO Statement
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/95614 Job Posting Date 09/08/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled No Priority Consideration Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants
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