Employment

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
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

 


Library Director

Cottey College, a leading liberal arts college for women, invites nominations and applications for the position of director of the Blanche Skiff Ross Memorial Library. The Blanche Skiff Ross Memorial Library is a dynamic nexus for information and interactive instruction supporting academic success and lifelong learning in an inviting and collaborative environment. The library's future will center on a creative vision that includes evolving library services.

Qualified applicants should possess the following:

  • ALA accredited MLIS (or equivalent)
  • Ability to anticipate and manage change in library services and information technology; experience with long range planning and the development of a vision for the academic library of the future
  • Experience in managing, supervising, and developing an academic library; knowledge of library operations, systems, policies, procedures, standards and modern trends in academic libraries; experience with academic library budgets
  • Experience in the areas of information technology and information systems as they apply to libraries in several of the following areas: campus wide information literacy, curriculum development, and, teaching and learning
  • Strong organizational and communication skills: facilitative leadership skills; ability to foster team building and participatory management; ability to work cooperatively with a wide variety of internal and external constituencies.

Anticipated start date is January 15, 2015. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply send cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts and names/numbers of three references to Dr. Cathryn Pridal, VPAA, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, Missouri 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone 417-667-8181. EOE

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Secondary Education

Cottey College, a private liberal arts college for women, invites applications for a position in Secondary Education. Cottey is currently expanding its bachelor degree offerings and is looking for an experienced educator to explore, develop and determine the feasibility of a secondary education major program. Candidates will need to have knowledge of high school graduation standards, state certification, national accreditation, personnel and course requirements, and additional resources available in teacher education.

Qualified applicants will hold a doctorate degree in education or a related field with state certification in any content area; have successful experience with NCATE/CAEP or Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; administrative experience such as department head, program leader, curriculum coordinator or similar; experience placing student teachers; teaching experience at the college level and K-12 preferred.

The successful candidate will be a forward looking leader who can demonstrate ability to address the current challenges facing education today and influence change in education moving forward; work with faculty and staff in a collegial way; manage state and federal regulations to ensure certification and accreditation; establish external partnerships with nearby colleges and universities for the delivery of education courses, and with local school districts for student teaching opportunities; create a feasibility and planning document; manage a departmental budget; participate in strategic planning, assessment, program review, and curriculum development; and teach in the program as assigned by the vice president for academic affairs and/or President with usual expectations for faculty responsibilities as noted in the Faculty Handbook.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications begins January 12, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and contact information for three references to Dr. Cathryn Pridal, VPAA, 1000 W. Austin, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE

Environmental Studies

Cottey College, a private liberal arts women’s college, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Environmental Studies, starting August 2015. We seek candidates with broad training in Environmental Studies, with interests and training to develop and offer courses that will complement existing introductory and upper level courses. Teaching background and interests ideally include some of the following: environmental policy, law, health/toxicology, green energy, disaster preparedness, and ethno-medicine. The successful candidate will have demonstrated interest in college teaching and developing hands-on field related courses. PhD required; ABD considered. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins January 12, 2015, and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references to Dr. Cathryn Pridal, VPAA, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone 417-667-8181. EOE

Biochemistry and Microbiology

Cottey College, a private liberal arts college for women, invites applications for a position as a full-time, tenure track, assistant/associate professor in support of our Baccalaureate degree in health sciences, beginning August 2015. The College is seeking an individual who is committed to teaching excellence in an undergraduate liberal arts institution. A doctorate (ABD considered) is required and college teaching experience is preferred. Teaching responsibilities include Microbiology and Biochemistry (with labs) along with additional courses useful to the major. Additional responsibilities include advising, college service, and professional development. Review of applications begins January 12, 2015, and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references to Dr. Cathryn Pridal, VPAA, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE

Counseling/Expressive Arts Therapy

Cottey College, a leading private liberal arts college for women, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Expressive Arts Therapy, starting August 2015. The successful candidate will have a graduate counseling/therapy degree (PhD preferred) and experience in teaching courses in expressive/creative arts therapy or related fields. 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 Expressive Arts Therapy program at Cottey. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins November 21, 2014, and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references to Dr. Cathryn Pridal, VPAA, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Fax 417-448-1030; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE

Political Science/International Relations

Cottey College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position in International Relations, starting August 2015. We seek candidates with broad training in International Relations and Political Science, with interests and training to develop and offer courses that will complement existing introductory and upper level courses in International Relations. Teaching interests such as Public Policy and Administration; International Law; American Foreign Policy; Political Philosophy; Area Studies (Europe, Africa, or Latin America) preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated interest in college teaching; teaching load typically includes four courses each semester. PhD required; ABD considered. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins Nov. 21, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and contact information for three references to Dr. Cathryn Pridal, VPAA, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone 417-667-8181. EOE

Faculty Secretary

Cottey College has an opening for a full-time, 9-month secretarial position. Requirements for interested applicants include a minimum of two years secretarial experience and proficiency in Microsoft products and publishing software. Excellent grammar, and written and verbal communication skills are a must. Apply Main Hall, 1000 West Austin, Nevada. EOE.
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Data Integrity Specialist

Cottey College is seeking a full-time data integrity specialist in the Office of Institutional Advancement. Position is responsible for flow of data and processes for department. Requires high school diploma supplemented by training in relational database management and report design, particularly Abila Millennium. Apply Main Hall, 1000 West Austin, Nevada. EOE.
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Head Tennis Coach

Cottey College is seeking a Head Tennis Coach. This is a part-time position. Duties include developing a yearly budget for the Tennis program, recruiting student-athletes, coaching tennis, and complying with the NJCAA rules and regulations. Requires a bachelor’s degree and three years coaching experience. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and three references to Stephanie Beason, Athletic Director, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO, 64772. email: sbeason@cottey.edu; phone: 417-667-8181 ext. 2237. EOE.

Half-Time Food Service Attendant

Half-time, 9 month position available beginning immediately; alternate weekends; 20 hours per week. Previous experience in food service a plus. Apply at Main Hall, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada. EOE.


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