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


Vice President for Enrollment Management

Cottey College, an independent, liberal arts and sciences women’s college in Nevada, Missouri, seeks a dynamic and experienced Vice President for Enrollment Management (VPEM) to help the institution attain new levels of growth, achievement and distinction. The position is currently open and an appointment by late August 2015 is anticipated.

The Vice President for Enrollment Management supervises all recruitment functions including admissions, financial aid, identification of appropriate candidates, and communication with applicants and potential applicants. The VPEM will oversee a recruitment program that is national in scope with emphasis, as well, in the local area and in selected international locations. The VPEM reports directly to the President and serves on the President’s Council.

The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. For a confidential discussion, interested parties may contact Dr. Wanda Bigham, Senior Consultant, at wdb@academic-search.com or call 334-425-6865 to discuss the position and the requirements. The position profile can be found at www.academic-search.com/data/files/CotteyCollegeVPEMProfile.pdf and more information is available here.

The position is currently open and is expected to be filled by late August 2015. To assure full consideration, applications should be sent electronically in Word format to CotteyVPEM@academic-search.com by July 17, 2015. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the qualifications and attributes described above, a curriculum vitae, 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.

Admission Representative

Cottey College is seeking an admission representative. 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.

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Digital Art/Photography

Cottey College, a private liberal arts college for women, is seeking an adjunct faculty member in digital art and photography to fulfill an appointment for the 2015-2016 academic year. The selected candidate will teach three credit hours (1 course) per semester.


  • Applicants should hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Preference will be given to applicants holding an MFA in related arts practice.
  • Experience in teaching the following is preferred: Introduction to Digital Art, Digital Photography
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Ability to work with PC computers.
  • The ideal applicant will be able to work in tandem with other faculty members within the art department, communicating in regards to curriculum and syllabus issues.
  • An ability to work with students of all experience levels is required.

Review of applications begins June 1, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resumé/curriculum vitae, design examples, and contact information for three references to Prof. Brianne Fulton, Assistant Professor of Art, at email address bfulton@cottey.edu. Phone 417-667-8181 ext. 2264. EOE

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