Cottey College is an equal opportunity employer


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

Digital Marketing Specialist

Cottey College is looking for a digital marketing specialist. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, this position is responsible for Cottey College’s social and email marketing and digital advertising. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Digital Media or relevant field required. Certification in Google Analytics, AdWords, and advertising on Facebook preferred. Full time, 12-month position. Excellent benefits. Interested candidates should send resume and three references to bmcreynolds@cottey.edu. For more information go to the job description. EOE

Chef/Director of Dining Services

Cottey College invites applications for a chef/director of dining services. Candidates must have accomplished management and culinary skills. Duties include: hands-on management of 15 full-time and 38 part-time staff, purchasing and monitoring inventory control, and maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.

Minimum requirements: degree/certificate from a culinary school or a bachelor’s degree with major course work in hotel or culinary management and three years’ related experience.

For more information go to http://cottey.edu/pdf/hr/Director_of_Dining_June_20_2018_Final.pdf. A résumé and three references should be submitted to Director of Human Resources, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO 64772. Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

College Math Tutor

Cottey College, a leading private liberal arts and sciences college for women in Nevada, Missouri, invites applications for a part-time professional math tutor to serve two evenings a week in Cottey’s on-campus Learning Center. Duties include one-on-one and small group tutoring in mathematical subjects at a college level for both Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters, averaging five to eight evening hours per week while classes are in session. Candidates must be well versed in College Algebra and Calc I, with Calc II, III, and Stats a plus. Preference will be given to those who hold bachelor’s degrees or above in mathematics or a related field. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references by email to Dr. Jill Compton, Interim Dean of Academic Affairs, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu. Phone: (417) 667-8181. EOE

Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of the Faculty 

Cottey College an independent, liberal arts and sciences women’s college located in Nevada, Missouri, is accepting applications for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty (VPAA/DoF).

Reporting to the President, Dr. Jann Weitzel, and a member of the President’s Council, the VPAA/DoF serves as the chief academic officer of the College and is responsible for the strategic leadership of all academic matters of the College.

Within a shared governance context, the VPAA/DoF supports an academic culture that is collaborative, innovative and creative and

  • advocates for faculty and staff, including recruitment, retention, and development;
  • provides leadership for the overall planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and fiscal management of the academic programs;
  • facilitates academic excellence in all academic areas, including curriculum, teaching, and learning;
  • is responsible for the academic planning, assessment, strategic planning, and accreditation across the campus;
  • provides leadership to the academic administrative and support services.


  • An earned doctorate in a liberal arts and sciences discipline appropriate to the College.
  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching in a two-year or four-year institution.
  • Significant academic administrative experience, increasing in complexity over a period of years.
  • Experience with
    • current curricular issues in higher education and with academic program review and development;
    • pedagogical and scholarly issues relevant to the general-education curriculum and issues related to women’s education;
    • academic budgets and financial management.

 Cottey College is being assisted by Hyatt–Fennell, Executive Search. Application materials should be submitted via email to Cottey@hyatt-fennell.com. Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references, submitted in separate documents. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to August 3, 2018, to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. EOE

Cottey College has again been highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its 2018 Midwest rankings. Cottey is listed among the Best Midwest Colleges, Best Value Colleges, Least Student Debt at Graduation, and Most Proportion of International Students. Cottey has also achieved the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.

Further information about Cottey is available at http://www.cottey.edu.

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