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


Half-Time Stock Room Attendant

Half-time, nine month stock room attendant in position available in Cottey’s dining services. Hours vary during the week. Every other Saturday. High school graduate. Previous experience in food service a plus. Apply at Main Hall, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada. For more information go to description. EOE


Graphic Designer

Cottey College is looking for an experienced graphic designer to join the Marketing and Communications Team. You will design all materials for recruiting students for our highly rated women’s college. Cottey College has a sophisticated new brand for making materials jump off the page. This position supervises printing and production timelines and reports to the Executive Director of Marketing and Communication. Five years of experience and a bachelor’s degree are required. Full-time, 12-month position with excellent benefits. Interested? Send your resume and three references to bmcreynolds@cottey.edu. For more information go to description. EOE


Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Cottey College, a private liberal arts and sciences institution for women, invites applications for a one year post for a visiting assistant professor of biology during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicants should be able to teach a range of undergraduate courses including introductory principles of biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry. The successful candidate will be a broadly-trained biologist and should demonstrate a strong interest in undergraduate teaching. A Ph.D. in biology is required. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Review of applications begins February 22, 2019, and continues until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, two-page statement of teaching interests, copies of transcripts, and the contact information for two references. Application materials should be submitted by email as Word or PDF documents to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181. Further information about Cottey is available at https://www.cottey.edu. Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Criminology

Cottey College, a leading private liberal arts college for women, seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Criminology, starting August 2019. Applicants should have a graduate degree (PhD preferred but ABD considered) in criminology or sociology with a specialization in criminology and experience in teaching courses in criminology and sociology. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong interest in undergraduate education, teaching and advising, and a desire to coordinate the Criminology program at Cottey. Teaching load is four courses per semester, and faculty members are expected to assist with recruitment efforts at Cottey. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins February 22, and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references by email as Word or PDF documents to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE.


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. Some nights and weekend work necessary. Bachelor’s degree, computer skills, word-processing, spreadsheet and database software knowledge required. Previous work experience in admissions recommended. Interested candidates should send letter of application, résumé, and three references to: bmcreynolds@cottey.edu. For information about Cottey is available at http://www.cottey.edu. EOE


Political Science/International Relations

Cottey College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in International Relations, starting August 2019. We seek candidates able to teach lower and upper division courses in International Relations, including Public Policy and Administration; International Law; American Foreign Policy; Quantitative Research Methods; and Women and Politics. The successful candidate will have demonstrated interest in college teaching; teaching load typically includes four courses each semester. PhD required. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications due by February 15, 2019. Send cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references by email as Word or PDF documents to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone 417-667-8181. Further information about Cottey is available at http://www.cottey.edu. EOE


Vice President for Enrollment Management

Cottey College, an independent, liberal arts and sciences women’s college located in Nevada, Missouri, is currently seeking a results-driven creative strategist with a track record of success leading teams and growing enrollment to serve as its Vice President for Enrollment Management (VPEM). Reporting to the President, the VPEM will utilize current trends, best practices and previous experience and will apply a data-driven approach to target and grow Cottey College’s student body.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree; a minimum of five years of experience and leadership in enrollment management with proven success in setting and meeting enrollment goals; knowledge of current best practices and trends in enrollment, including leveraging branding and new media marketing strategies relevant to student recruitment in the digital market place; a proven track record of data-informed decision-making; and demonstrated ability with enrollment management systems and web-based recruitment initiatives is essential. For a more detailed description please visit www.hyatt-fennell.com.

Cottey College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt–Fennell, Executive Search. Submit application materials to Cheryl Hyatt at Cottey@hyatt-fennell.com. Please specify the position in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to January 7, 2019 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Cottey College is an equal opportunity employer.


Vice President for Student Life

Cottey College, an independent, liberal arts and sciences women’s college located in Nevada, Missouri, invites applications for the position of Vice President for Student Life. Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Student Life is the chief student affairs officer and supervises all areas of student life, including housing, counseling, campus activities, health services, spiritual life and campus diversity, and athletics.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in student services administration; a master’s degree (earned doctorate preferred) in student personnel services, psychology, counseling, educational administration, or other closely related field; a commitment to women’s education and to undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education; experience with intercollegiate athletics; and the ability to be an effective team-oriented leader, capable of motivating staff and building support for admission and retention strategies with faculty, students, and other administrators. For a more detailed description please visit www.hyatt-fennell.com.

Cottey College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt–Fennell, Executive Search. Submit application materials to Cheryl Hyatt at Cottey@hyatt-fennell.com. Please specify the position in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to January 7, 2019 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Cottey College is an equal opportunity employer.


Assistant Professor of Art

Cottey College, a small liberal arts and sciences college for women, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in art, beginning August 2019.

The successful candidate will hold an MFA in Ceramics or related field; have the ability to teach Ceramics, Sculpture, 2D & 3D Design, and Art Appreciation; be professionally active with a substantial national/international exhibition record; and demonstrate technical and conceptual ability in their own work. Preferred qualifications include college level teaching experience beyond TA; proficiency in the theories and fundamentals of Ceramics, Sculpture, and Foundations; and a strong working knowledge of traditional Ceramics methods and techniques such as glaze-mixing, wheel throwing, kiln firing (gas, electric, raku), hand-building, mold-making, and slip-casting. In addition, the candidate should possess a strong working knowledge of sculptural methods and techniques as well as an understanding and passion for women’s education. Responsibilities beyond teaching include academic advising, service to the college, budget management, ceramics studio management, and kiln maintenance and repair.

Further information about Cottey is available at www.cottey.edu. Review of applications begins January 7 and continues until the position is filled. To apply, submit a single PDF to dkerbs@cottey.edu which includes cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, 20 images of professional work, 20 images of students’ work, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. Phone: 417-667-8181.


Assistant Professor of Biology

Cottey College, a private liberal arts and sciences institution for women, invites applications for a tenure-track position in biology, to start August 2019. We are seeking an innovative instructor to teach undergraduate courses ranging from introductory to capstone-level. We especially welcome applicants capable of teaching courses in genetics, molecular biology, and anatomy and physiology. The successful candidate will be a broadly-trained biologist and should demonstrate a strong interest in undergraduate teaching and a willingness to mentor undergraduates involved in scholarly activities such as independent research. The candidate should have a desire to participate in the growth and development of the biology program as well as work with an interdisciplinary scholarly community. A Ph.D. in biology is required. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Additional duties will include recruitment, advising, and service to the college. Course load is typically 24 contact hours per academic year.

Review of applications begins November 15, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, a two-page statement of teaching interests, copies of transcripts, and the contact information for three references. Applicants may also submit an optional two-page statement of research interests. Please send the application materials by email to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA and Dean of the Faculty, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181.

Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply. Further information about Cottey College is available at http://www.cottey.edu.


Assistant Professor of English

Cottey College, a small liberal arts and sciences college for women, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in composition and rhetoric, starting August 2019. Teaching load typically includes four courses each semester, including first-year writing courses; each composition class is typically capped at 15. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in college teaching and a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric (ABD with firm defense date considered). We are looking for individuals who can lead and teach in our first-year writing program. Ability to contribute to our writing minor and teach creative writing courses preferred. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins November 1 and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references by E-mail to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: (417) 667-8181. EOE


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


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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