Who are we?
Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 175,000 people in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.
What is our pledge to creating and maintaining diversity?
Coe is committed to increasing the diversity of its campus community and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. If you have individual needs, concerns, or accommodation requests, please contact our Human Resources Director for a complete job description, and for assistance with requesting accommodations that may be helpful. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.
Is there anything else I should know?
When making a hiring decision, Coe College will select the applicant who meets the required knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for success in each position, who displays the Coe competencies required in every position on campus, and who successfully completes a criminal background review. Credential, driving, and credit background reviews may be required when in accordance with institutional policy.
- Dedication to the educational mission of a private, residential liberal arts college.
- Ability to maintain positive relationships in a collaborative and diverse team atmosphere.
- Commitment to excellence in service to students and other constituencies, internal and external.
- Demonstrated ethical and responsible decision making.
- Consistent attendance and accountability necessary to meet position objectives.
Position Information and Application Instructions
Coe College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning Fall 2016. Candidates should have a Masters degree in accounting or a related field with professional accounting certification, CPA preferred. Significant teaching and/or professional experience are required. The ideal candidate will possess effective teaching skills, a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment, and the ability to work with students to support their undergraduate education outside of the classroom. Candidates must be able to teach accounting at the principles and upper division levels. Interest in teaching courses in auditing, financial accounting and fraud examination is desirable. This faculty position offers a 3-3 course load and benefits including tuition remission for qualified family members.
To apply, go to http://apply.interfolio.com/31101. Applications should include a cover letter, CV or resume, statements on research interests and on teaching philosophy, and any past teaching evaluations. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent. Applications will be reviewed starting on October 1 and continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
Coe College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and especially encourages applications that fulfill that mission. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.
Coe College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art beginning Fall 2016. The primary teaching responsibilities include digital art and filmmaking. Applicants should have a strong foundation in digital media from a studio art perspective, as well as the ability to teach traditional and emerging modes of moving image production. Experience teaching 3-D modeling or animation is also desirable. The successful candidate will direct the Digital Art program in the Art department, and also will work with the faculty of Film Studies to develop that program. Preference will be given to candidates who also can collaborate with other disciplines such as Communication Studies and Public Relations in digital media instruction and usage across campus. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting and a willingness to contribute to all-college programs, including the college's first year seminar program. MFA required.
Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation, along with examples of your work to http://apply.interfolio.com/32502. All completed applications received by December 1, 2015 will be considered for interviews. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Coe College invites applications from persons interested in a part-time teaching position in biology. Responsibilities include teaching Topic in Evolution in the spring term. At least a Master's degree and relevant teaching experience is required, preferably at the college level. This position is to begin January 2016. This is a part-time temporary position. Please send cover letter and resume that identifies three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Coe College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication Studies beginning Fall 2016. Applicants should have a strong foundation in qualitative research methodologies and expertise in applied communication.
In line with Coe College’s liberal arts mission, the Department seeks a teacher-scholar capable of teaching a full range of upper and lower division classes, including courses such as persuasion, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, and/or health communication. Preference will be given to candidates capable of teaching courses cross-listed with our interdisciplinary program in Public Relations with special emphasis on the ability to teach digital media and media production courses. Candidates should speak to their ability to support these curricular offerings as well as propose complementary courses within their areas of expertise in their applications.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate a willingness to contribute to all college programs, including the college’s first-year seminar program, and student organizations such as the campus newspaper and radio station. Coe College seeks applicants invested in mentoring students, supervising internships, and enhancing the overall intellectual community through innovative interdisciplinary programming. The successful applicant will showcase a commitment to supporting student research in addition to maintaining an active presence in the discipline.
A Ph.D. in Communication is required by August 2016 (ABD applicants will be considered). Evidence of excellence in teaching, research, and service, and a strong understanding of and commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting required.
2-3 years of college-level teaching experience. Experience advising students, working with students on independent projects, and/or supervising student organizations (specifically, campus newspaper or radio station). Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and think creatively about the role of Communication Studies in supporting a liberal arts mission.
About the Department:
The Communication Studies program is housed within the Rhetoric Department at Coe College. The Communication Studies curriculum exposes students to courses emphasizing textual production, media studies, public discourse, and applied communication. The successful candidate for this position will be asked to work collaboratively with existing department members to shape the program’s communication course offerings.
Coe is committed to increasing the diversity of its campus community and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.
Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation to: http://apply.interfolio.com/31024. To be considered for a preliminary interview at NCA in Las Vegas in November, applications must be received by October 16, 2015. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Coe College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Education beginning Fall 2016. Applicants should have a strong foundation in K-12 teaching and college-level instructional expertise in two or more of the following areas: math, educational psychology, exceptional learners, foundations of education, and/or reading.
In line with the College's liberal arts mission, the Department seeks an educational generalist able to teach a variety of licensure courses and courses for the general college population, including the First Year Seminar. Candidates should speak to their ability to contribute to these curricular offerings in their application materials.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to contribute to the intellectual life of the College, to work closely with students, and to pursue an active scholarly research program. A commitment to mentoring students and fostering strong professional relationships across campus and the local community are both essential to this position.
Minimum qualifications: A doctoral degree in Education by August 2016. ABD applicants will be considered. K-12 teaching experience. Evidence of excellence in teaching, research, and service. A strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting.
Preferred qualifications: Two to three years successful college-level teaching experience. Three years successful K-12 teaching experience. Experience supervising preservice teachers. Experience advising and mentoring students, working with students on scholarly research projects, and collaborating with other teaching professionals.
Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, evidence of teaching excellence, and three recent letters of reference to http://apply.interfolio.com/32272. Applications are due by December 1, 2015 and will be reviewed until the position is filled.
The English Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in creative writing, with an emphasis on fiction and a secondary interest in another genre, to begin August 2016. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, an active record of publication in fiction, and an interest in working collaboratively to shape our growing creative writing program. The teaching load is six courses per year, with primary responsibilities in fiction writing and opportunities to teach courses in another genre, in literature, or in multi-disciplinary programs across the college. All departmental faculty are expected to contribute to the college's first-year seminar program.
Qualifications: a terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) in hand by August 2016, evidence of strong undergraduate teaching, and a commitment to liberal arts education.
To be assured of consideration, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (no more than 25 pages), teaching philosophy, and letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/32130 by November 6, 2015.
Coe College invites applications from dynamic, student-centered individuals for a tenure-track position in mathematics beginning in August 2016. A Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field is strongly preferred by the start date. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate outstanding potential for teaching a wide range of undergraduate courses in the mathematical sciences. Particular areas of interest include (but are not limited to) applied mathematics, mathematical modeling and statistics.
Applicants should demonstrate their interest in and aptitude for teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting by providing a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three current letters of reference, at least one of which should address the applicant's teaching ability, through mathjobs.org (preferred) or interfolio (32769). Review of materials will begin December 1.
Coe College invites applications for the Associate Vice President for Finance and Budget. This position works in partnership with the Executive Vice President to advance the academic mission of the college, by managing the financial planning and infrastructure necessary to support the strategic initiatives of the college and lead the day-to-day operations of the Business Office.
This position is responsible for all financial operations, including leading the annual budgeting process. Additionally the successful candidate will work closely with the Assistant Vice President - Controller preparing the annual audit, long term financial planning, tax exempt capital financing planning, risk management and college property and casualty insurance needs. This position will provide leadership and guidance to Business Office staff that support the accounting, cashier, student account, mail, and accounts payable functions of the college. The AVP reports directly to the Executive Vice President and chief financial officer, and will be supported by the Assistant Vice President - Controller and Business Office staff.
With a new strategic plan on the horizon it is critical that this position review the organizational activities of the Business Office and update the financial systems and procedures as appropriate to improve the overall performance of the area. It is vital that this position understands and appreciates the mission of Coe College as a residential liberal arts college and demonstrates the core competencies necessary to lead the Business Office to provide support to the various key constituencies of the college. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively while creating consensus regarding the financial operations with the Board of Trustees, financial committees, faculty and staff, and Business Office team is of the utmost importance.
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience; MBA and/or CPA preferred.
- Significant (5-10 years) of progressively successful experience in finance and administration, preferably in higher education.
- Demonstrated success in effective budget administration, strategic financial analysis, and regulatory compliance on an institutional level.
- Demonstrated leadership qualities and an ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a strong staff.
- Additional qualifications and competencies sought can be found in the application process.
For more information and to apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/33174.