Employment

Cottey College is an equal opportunity employer

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Cottey College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity to its students and employees in all aspects of campus life. The College does not unlawfully discriminate in educational programs, recruitment and admissions of applicants, school-administrated activities or programs, or employment opportunities, policies, or practices on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law. In addition, and in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Cottey College does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, school-administrated activities or programs, or employment opportunities, policies, or practices. Cottey College has designated Title IX coordinators to handle all inquiries regarding its efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972.

Job openings are posted below under faculty, administrative, and hourly listings. Unless otherwise noted in a specific listing, all faculty and academic affairs staff inquiries and applications should be directed to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Cottey College
1000 W. Austin
Nevada, MO 64772
The phone number for the office is 417-667-8181, ext. 2128.

All administrative and hourly inquiries and applications should be directed to:

Office of Human Resources
Cottey College
1000 W. Austin
Nevada, MO 64772
The phone number for the office is 417-667-8181, ext. 2103


Controller

Cottey College is seeking a controller in the business office. This position directs the collection, verification, recording, and processing of financial transactions and documents as required for maintaining payroll, accounts payable, purchase orders, accounts receivable, and financial statements. Minimum requirements include: bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration with four years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, two of which were in supervisory capacity. MBA and/or CPA certification preferred. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume and three references to director of human resources, Cottey College, 1000 West Austin, Nevada, MO 64772 or email to bmcreynolds@cottey.edu. EOE

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Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs

Cottey College, a private liberal arts college for women, is seeking an Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs. This is a 12-month administrative staff position that reports to and will work with the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of the Faculty in the overall direction of academic matters at Cottey College, in accordance with strategic planning initiatives. An earned Master’s or Ph.D. degree in a related discipline with some administrative experience in higher education is required.

The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent writing, oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to analyze data. Experience with student information systems is an advantage. Review of applications begins March 24 and continues until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and contact information for five references by email as Word or PDF documents to Dr. Chioma Ugochukwu, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. Email: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE

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Coordinator for International Education and International Student Support

Cottey College, a leading private liberal arts college for women, seeks a full-time staff member to serve as a coordinator for international education such as study abroad and faculty exchange programs as well as provide support for international students in their transition to Cottey and the U.S. This is a twelve-month position, to begin July 1, 2017, reporting to the vice president for academic affairs and working in collaboration with the faculty; Student Life staff; career and transfer planning coordinator; and student disability services, academic advising, and student success coordinator. The successful candidate will hold, at minimum, a baccalaureate degree with related experience, masters preferred. The candidate MUST have some experience with educating and informing international students about CPT and OPT requirements and managing SEVIS for matriculated international students. Review of applications begins immediately, and continues until the position is filled. Send electronic copies of cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three references as Word or PDF documents to Dr. Chioma Ugochukwu, VPAA, via E-mail to: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE

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Enrollment Counselor

Cottey College is seeking an enrollment counselor. Responsibilities focus on recruitment of prospective students. Candidates must possess excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills, event-planning capabilities, and enjoy travel. Bachelor’s degree, computer skills, word-processing, spreadsheet and database software knowledge required. Previous work experience in admissions recommended. Preference given to those who speak fluent Spanish. Interested candidates should send letter of application, résumé, and three references to: Director of Human Resources, Cottey College, 1000 West Austin, Nevada, MO 64772 or via email to bmcreynolds@cottey.edu.

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Head Cross Country Coach

Cottey College is seeking a cross country coach. Under general direction of the Athletic Director, performs a wide range of activities related to the development and implementation of a competitive cross country program. This includes, but is not limited to, developing a yearly budget for the program, recruiting student-athletes and coaching. This is a part-time position. Applicants will need to send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to athletic director, Stephanie Beason – sbeason@cottey.edu.

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Head Tennis Coach

Cottey College is seeking a head tennis coach for its inaugural season of competition during the 2018-2019 school year. The 2017-2018 school year will be spent recruiting and organizing the program to begin competition. This job is part time with the possibility of being full time. Full time status would be dependent on the successful candidates experience and would be combined with another job on campus. Applicants will need to send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to athletic director, Stephanie Beason – sbeason@cottey.edu.

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Assistant Softball Coach

Cottey College is seeking an assistant Softball Coach. This position reports to the head coach, the athletic director, and the vice president for student life. Under general direction of the Head Coach, performs a wide range of difficult-to-complex coaching and administrative activities related to the development and implementation of a competitive collegiate program. This includes, but is not limited to assisting the head coach in all phases of the program in compliance with the mission of the college and the NJCAA rules and regulations. Effective communication skills include handling emotional situations well along with more traditional skills such as word processing, computer skills, financial aptitude, and the ability to work well with both internal and external constituents. Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Sports Administration, or related fields from an accredited college or university and three years’ softball coaching experience and recruiting are required. Applicants will need to send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to athletic director, Stephanie Beason – sbeason@cottey.edu.

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Half Time Hall Director

Cottey College is searching for a half-time hall director to begin August 1. Any combination of education and experience providing skills and knowledge needed for performance of required duties will be considered. Listed are the minimum qualifications necessary for this position:

  • College graduate preferred.
  • Hall director or resident assistant experience preferred.
  • Experience working with traditional college-age women.

Special Requirements

  • Willing to work holidays and weekends.
  • Class E driver’s license.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.

Please send a resume and 3 references to bmcreynolds@cottey.edu.

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Assistant Technical Director/Scene Shop Foreperson

Cottey College is seeking an Assistant Technical Director/Scene Shop Foreperson for the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts. This facility has two performance venues (a 150-seat recital hall, and a 498-seat auditorium) that serve as a space for the theatre, music, and dance departments on campus as well as a wide range of other users, both internal and external to the College. The Assistant Technical Director/Shop Foreman is a half-time, 12 month position and reports to the Technical Director. This position will have responsibilities associated with the smooth operation of all concerts, lectures, performances, and other programs in the Performing Arts Center.

Applicants will need to send a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to technical director: Laura Chaney: lchaney@cottey.edu

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Library Assistant I

Cottey College is seeking a Library Assistant. High school diploma or GED required. Two years previous library experience or general office experience. Hours are 11:00 a.m.. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Good verbal/written communication skills, ability to work with the public, and computer skills a must. Position hours include weekend and night work. Full-time, 12 month position. Excellent benefits. Apply at Main Hall, 1000 West Austin, Nevada. EOE

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Data Entry Clerk

Cottey College is seeking a full-time, data entry clerk in the Office of Institutional Advancement. Requirements include a minimum of two years’ experience in data entry, attention to detail, and proficiency in Microsoft products. Excellent benefits; background check required. Apply Main Hall, 1000 West Austin, Nevada. EOE

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Cottey College has been named one of the “Best Regional Colleges Midwest” by U.S. News and World Report, a “Best Value College” in Missouri by BestValueSchools.com, one of the “Most Affordable Women’s Colleges” by BestValueSchools.com, and achieved the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.


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