Employment

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

Director of Human Resources

Cottey College is searching for a director of human resources.  Under general direction of the President, the director provides overall management for all human resource functions including recruitment, employee relations, job descriptions, employee manuals, records management, Title IX, wellness, and administers benefits for all employees.  Requirements include Bachelor’s degree in human resource management (preferred) or a Bachelor’s degree in a related area, 3 years personnel management in higher education, excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and ability to adapt to new technology.  12 month, full-time position with excellent benefits.  Qualified/interested candidates should send letter of application, names of 3 references, and resume to tbobbett@cottey.edu.  More information can be found in the complete job description.

Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of the Office of the President and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Cottey College is seeking a director of the office of the president and secretary to the board of trustees.  This position provides senior-level assistance to the President and overall direction and coordination of duties in the Office of the President.  In addition, this work facilitates the work of the board of trustees and President’s Council.  Preferred requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, 5 years minimum experience in an executive and/or academic setting, excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and ability to adapt to new technology.  12 month, full-time position with excellent benefits.  Qualified/interested candidates should send letter of application, names of 3 references, and resume to bmcreynolds@cottey.edu. More information can be found in the complete job description.

Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant to the Vice President for Administration and Finance

Cottey has an opening for an assistant to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.  Requirements include a minimum of 5 years in accounting and office settings.  Excellent grammar, written, and verbal communication a must.  Duties include a variety of complex, confidential, secretarial, and accounting duties while providing assistance to designated staff members.  Apply Main Hall, 1000 West Austin, Nevada.  More information can be found in the complete job description.

Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Elementary Education

Cottey College, a liberal arts and sciences college for women, invites applications for a fulltime, tenuretrack position in Elementary Education, starting August 2020. The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in Elementary Education, training in literacy development, and five years minimum of PK-4th grade teaching experience. 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 Elementary Education program at Cottey. Duties will include working with the program coordinator on student field placements and supervision, on building and maintaining relationships with nearby public schools, as well as teaching. PhD or EdD preferred; ABD considered. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins January 27, 2020, and continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, 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. Further information about Cottey is available at http://www.cottey.eduEOE 

Esports Program Director

Cottey College invites applications for the position of Esports Program Director.  The program director will be responsible for the development, coordination, and administration of all Esports varsity, club, and recreational activities. The Esports Program Director is also responsible for recruiting and coaching Esports student-athletes.  Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university and at least 2 years of demonstrated experience in Esports programming.  Full-time, 10-month position with excellent benefits. Interested? Send your resume and three references to bmcreynolds@cottey.edu.  More information can be found in the complete job description.

Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part Time Security Officer

Immediate opening for part time security position.  Qualified applicants should have high school diploma or equivalent.  Knowledge of safe work practices and one year experience in ground/security work desirable.  Apply Main Hall, 1000 West Austin, Nevada.

Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Art Adjunct

Cottey College, a private liberal arts college for women, invites applications for an adjunct faculty member in digital art and photography to teach one course each semester, beginning spring 2020. The ideal candidate should hold a master’s degree in digital design or related field or have at least five years of relevant work experience; be professionally active; and be able to demonstrate technical ability with digital photography, digital imaging, photo editing/retouching, and the creation of original images using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Preferred qualifications include college-level teaching experience, proficiency in the theories and fundamentals of Digital Art/Design, and an understanding and sensitivity toward women’s issues.

Further information about Cottey is available at www.cottey.edu. Review of application begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. To apply, send as a single PDF to dkerbs@cottey.edu which includes cover letter, CV, 10 images of professional work, 10 images of students’ work if available, contact information for three references, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. Phone: 417-667-8181.

Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part Time Driver

Part-time bus driver needed.  CDL Class C with passenger endorsement license required.  Qualified applicants should have high school diploma or equivalent.  Must be willing to drive student athletes; some overnight stays required.  Apply Main Hall, 1000 West Austin, Nevada.

Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

College Math Tutor

Cottey College, a leading independent 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 2019 and Spring 2020 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. Joann Bangs, Vice President for 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 2020 Midwest rankings. Cottey is listed among the Best Regional Colleges, Best Value Colleges, Lowest Student Debt Load at Graduation, and Largest 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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