Cottey College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to abide by all federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination. 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
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
1000 W. Austin
Nevada, MO 64772
The phone number for the office is 417-667-8181, ext. 2103
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Cottey College, an independent, liberal arts and sciences women’s college located 75 miles south of Kansas City in Nevada, Missouri, seeks an accomplished professional to serve as its Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA) who can build on recent successes and further the College’s mission and its vision for greater potential. The VPIA, a member of the President’s Council, reports to the president of the College, Dr. Jann Weitzel, and assumes responsibility for Advancement, Annual Fund and Alumnae, and College Relations.
The ideal candidate will bring extensive experience and a record of progressive achievement to the position as well as the ability to develop and implement strategies that leverage the unique assets and opportunities of the College. Prime candidates will have at least three years of leadership responsibility for fundraising, including personal solicitation and management of all or most of the programs of annual fund, major gifts, capital campaigns, foundation and corporate giving, and alumnae relations.
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited university is required; a master’s degree is preferred
- Three years of increasingly responsible and successful leadership in advancement and College relations.
- A commitment to women’s higher education and leadership
The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. For a confidential discussion, interested parties may contact Dr. Wanda Bigham, Senior Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 334-425-6865 to discuss the position and the requirements. The position profile can be found at http://www.academic-search.com/Current-Searches.aspx or http://www.academic-search.com/data/images/cotteycollegevpiaprofile.pdf.
The position is currently open and is expected to be filled by late December 2015. To assure full consideration, applications should be sent electronically in Word format to CotteyVPIA@academic-search.com by November 5, 2015. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the qualifications and attributes described above, a resume, and a list of five professional references with contact information, including telephone and email. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate.
Cottey College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Cottey College, an independent liberal arts college for women, is seeking to fill a tenure track position in mathematics starting August 2016. The teaching load is 12 to 14 hours each semester; assigned courses could range from Intermediate Algebra through Calculus. Ability to teach Statistics desirable. Ph.D. required. Review of applications begins November 6, 2015, and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references by Email in Microsoft Word or PDFs to Dr. Chioma Ugochukwu, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO. E-mail: email@example.com. Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE
Cottey College, an independent liberal arts college for women, is seeking to fill a tenure-track position in art beginning Fall 2016. Required qualifications: MFA or Ph. D. in art, the ability to teach Drawing, Painting, Art History, and other courses in 2-Dimensional media. The candidate should have a familiarity with a variety of media and techniques in 2D art, and be professionally active with a substantial exhibition record. The candidate should also indicate a commitment to teaching as well as service to students and shared governance. Preferred qualifications: post-graduate teaching experience, experience in designing curriculum, and sensitivity toward women’s issues. Review of applications begins November 1, 2015, and continues until the position is filled. General documents for application should be sent by email in Microsoft Word or a compatible format, and required images should be sent via a link to a candidate's website. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, contact information for three references, 10-20 images of personal artwork, and 10-20 images of student work (if available) to Dr. Chioma Ugochukwu, VPAA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE
Cottey College, an independent liberal arts college for women in Nevada, Missouri, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor of Music for Fall 2016. The Cottey College music department is NASM accredited, offering an Associate in Arts-Music degree as well as a minor in music.
- Conduct the wind ensemble and jazz ensemble
- Teach studio brass or percussion lessons to music majors and non-majors
- Teach music history or music theory courses according to the candidate’s background and departmental needs
- Foster student recruitment
- Doctoral degree in music or master’s degree with collegiate or secondary education experience
- Experience in ensemble conducting, recruiting and building a program, particularly on a collegiate or secondary education level
- Strong background in private instruction on multiple brass and/or percussion instruments, from beginner to advanced students
- Professional level performance ability on one or more brass or percussion instruments
- Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and connect well with students
Review of applications begins November 1, 2015, and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, contact information for three references by email in Microsoft Word or compatible format, and a recording by URL of a recent unedited solo performance on a brass or percussion instrument and video conducting an ensemble performance/rehearsal or coaching a chamber ensemble to Dr. Chioma Ugochukwu, VPAA, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO 64772. Email: email@example.com, Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE.
Cottey College, an independent liberal arts college for women, is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Art Therapy, starting August 2016. The successful candidate will have a graduate degree (Ph.D. preferred) and experience in teaching courses in art therapy. Ability to teach counseling or other creative arts therapy courses desirable but not required. The candidate should demonstrate a strong interest in undergraduate education, teaching and advising, and a desire to participate in the growth and development of the Art Therapy program at Cottey. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins November 1, 2015, and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references by E-mail in Microsoft Word or a compatible format to Dr. Chioma Ugochukwu, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE.
Cottey College is seeking an accountant. Duties include compiling, preparing, and maintaining financial data and records; implementing the College’s payroll system, and preparing required financial reports. Minimum requirements include: bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration and two years accounting experience related to accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, and reconciliations. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and willingness to learn financial accounting software a must. 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. EOE
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Full-Time Dish Machine Operator
Full-time, nine month dish machine operator position available in Cottey’s dining services. Hours are 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. M-F and every other weekend. Full benefits. Previous experience in food service a plus. Apply at Main Hall, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada.
Full-Time Cook’s Assistant/Alternate
Full-time, nine month cook’s assistant/alternate position available in Cottey’s dining services. Performs a variety of tasks including food preparation and serving. Works with cooks and other kitchen attendants. High school graduate. Two years’ experience in food service preferred. Full benefits. Apply at Main Hall, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada.