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Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions

Accounting -  Assistant Professor

Art - Assistant Professor

Biology - Assistant Professor

Biology - Part-time Instructor

Business Law - Assistant Professor

Economics - Assistant Professor

Education - Assistant Professor

English - Assistant Professor

Physics - Part-time Instructor

Staff Positions

Computer Technician

Development/Gift Officer

Director of Health Services

Head Coach for Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving/Director of Aquatics

Physical Plant - Full-Time Custodial Position


Accounting - Assistant Professor

Coe College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning Fall 2015. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in accounting or have a M.A. in accounting and CPA certification with significant teaching and/or professional experience. 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 managerial, tax and auditing is desirable.

To apply, go to http://apply.interfolio.com/25095. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, statements on research interests and on teaching philosophy, and any past teaching evaluations. Candidates should also arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent. Applications received on or before October 1 would be considered for an interview at the American Accounting Association Midwest meeting in Minneapolis. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

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.


Art - Assistant Professor

Coe College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Ceramics beginning Fall 2015. The primary teaching responsibilities include ceramics, sculpture, and three-dimensional design. An MFA is required. Preference will be given to candidates with college teaching experience. The person hired for the position will have the opportunity to further develop and expand the existing Ceramics and Sculpture programs. 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.

Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and the names of three references, along with examples of your work to apply.interfolio.com/26438. Completed applications will be reviewed starting October 15th, 2014.

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.


Biology - Assistant Professor

Coe College seeks applications from vertebrate biologists who have the interests and skills needed to direct and manage Coe College's Wilderness Field Station beginning August 2015. We seek an individual who will develop excellent courses in organismal and ecological biology, contribute to introductory courses for biology majors and involve undergraduates in field research. An earned doctorate in vertebrate behavior or ecology is required, with preference given to candidates with expertise in ornithology. Evidence of administrative and grant-writing skills is also required. A more detailed description of Coe College, the Biology Department and the position follows.

Coe College, a highly selective liberal arts college of 1,300 students, is located in a progressive, Eastern Iowa metropolitan area of 200,000. The area offers the usual range of urban amenities, including a thriving symphony and art museum. The University of Iowa and Iowa City are thirty minutes away. Cedar Rapids is located roughly midway between the Midwest's largest urban centers, easily accessible via a regional airport ten minutes from campus.

The Biology Department supports the biology major and collateral majors in Molecular Biology, Environmental Science and Neuroscience, in addition to courses required by the Nursing and Athletic Training majors. Biology professors teach four courses each year, consisting of lecture courses and their associated laboratory sections. The successful candidate will teach three courses on campus during the regular school year. These courses will include two vertebrate behavior or ecology courses with field labs (one each semester) and other courses as needed to support the biology major or general education requirements in laboratory science. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in ornithology and with the potential to provide research experiences for undergraduates.

Coe owns and operates the Wilderness Field Station (WFS) on Low Lake near Ely MN (http://www.public.coe.edu/fieldstation/index.html). Located on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), it offers two sessions and six courses of undergraduate instruction each summer. The final quarter of the successful candidate's teaching load will be a course with lab taught during the summer at the WFS. This opens up hours during the Spring Semester for the successful candidate to travel to other colleges as Director of the Wilderness Field Station to recruit students for the upcoming summer sessions. Other administrative duties of the Director include scheduling courses, recruiting faculty and working with them to plan camping trips in the BWCAW and Quetico National Park, and spending summer sessions on site in northern Minnesota. Evidence of administrative and grant-writing skills is required.

Application Instructions
Applications should be sent to apply.interfolio.com/25575 and should include a cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements on research interests and teaching philosophy, and any past teaching evaluations. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation which can document the candidate's teaching experience and ability to work with undergraduate students sent to Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on October 8, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.


Biology - Part-time Instructor

Coe College invites applications from persons interested in a part-time teaching position in biology. Responsibilities include teaching botany lecture and laboratory in fall term. Requires a Master's degree and relevant teaching experience, preferably at the college level. This position is to begin August 2014. This is a part-time temporary position. Please send cover letter and resume that identifies three professional references to biology@coe.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.


Business Law - Assistant Professor

Coe College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Business Law, beginning August 2015. The ideal candidate will have a J.D. and either a graduate degree in business or significant work experience in business. Candidates with teaching experience preferred. Teaching load is six courses per year. We seek a candidate with the ability to teach introductory and upper-level business law courses. Interest in teaching human resource management and/or management courses, as needed, is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will possess effective teaching skills, a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment, the ability to conduct research, and an interest in supervising student research.

Application materials, including letters of recommendation, should be uploaded to apply.interfolio.com/26443. Applications should include a cover letter, vita, a statement about teaching/mentoring in a liberal arts environment, and teaching evaluations (if available). Candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. Application review will begin on October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

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.


Economics - Assistant Professor

Coe College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Fall 2015. A completed Ph.D. (by Fall 2015) in Economics is required. The ideal candidate will possess effective teaching skills, strong commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment, ability to supervise undergraduate research, and an active research agenda. We seek a candidate who can teach at the principles and upper division levels, primarily in Microeconomics and Labor, with the ability to teach courses in Math Econ, Game Theory and Environmental a plus.

Completed applications received by December 1, 2014, will be considered for interviews at the ASSA meetings in Boston. Applicants should upload a cover letter, statement about teaching/mentoring in a liberal arts environment, vita, research sample and teaching evaluations, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to apply.interfolio.com/26548. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

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.


Education - Assistant Professor

Coe College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Education at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Fall 2015. Required qualifications include a doctorate in education or related field and teaching experience in K-12 schools. Preference will be given to candidates with math teaching expertise. Likely teaching load to include: math content for teachers, elementary and secondary mathematics teaching methods, core classes in education (educational foundations, exceptional learners, or human relations).

Applications received by November 1 will receive full consideration. Applicants should upload a cover letter, cv, teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation to apply.interfolio.com/26631.

Coe College is a selective, private liberal arts college located in Cedar Rapids, IA, a metropolitan community of 200,000, providing easy access to the cultural events and amenities of a thriving small city, including a regional airport. Coe is only hours from major cities like Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Louis. 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.


English - Assistant Professor

The Coe College English Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Twentieth-Century British Literature, with a strong secondary teaching interest in global Anglophone literatures or other world literatures. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in modernism. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to interdisciplinary programs in International Studies, Gender Studies, Film Studies, or Environmental Studies. We seek a broadly trained teacher-scholar committed to the liberal arts who will teach six literature courses a year at all levels; develop curriculum in her or his areas of expertise; and participate in the College's first year seminar program every other year.

Please submit a letter, curriculum vitae, research agenda, teaching statement, two sample syllabi, and three recommendations online by 1 November 2014. Interviews will be held at MLA in Vancouver. Teaching experience and Ph.D. in hand by August 2015 required. To apply for the position visit http://apply.interfolio.com/26086.

Coe College is a highly selective liberal arts college of 1,400 students with an 11:1 student/faculty ratio. It is located in a progressive, Eastern Iowa metropolitan area of 200,000. The area offers the usual range of urban amenities, including a thriving symphony and art museum. The University of Iowa and Iowa City are thirty minutes away. Cedar Rapids is located roughly midway between the Midwest's largest urban centers, easily accessible via a regional airport ten minutes from campus.

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.


Physics - Part-time Instructor

Coe College seeks part-time instructor in Physics starting in Spring 2015. The successful candidate will show a strong interest in teaching and a desire to get involved in a nationally recognized physics program with 60 majors. An M.S./M.A./Ph.D. in physics or closely related field is required. Responsibilities include teaching multiple laboratories, administering teaching equipment purchases and maintenance, and helping with various departmental activities (e.g. scholarship interviews; physics club events) that sometimes occur during weekends. Ongoing review begins November 1, 2014.

Application materials should include a cover letter, cv, and teaching statement and sent to physicsposition@coe.edu.

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.


Computer Technician

Coe College is seeking a skilled and team-oriented professional to serve as the Computer Technician for the Information Technology department.  This position will provide technical support for PC’s, laptops, and printers for on-campus population, and will provide primary support for eClassrooms equipment and residential buildings. Candidates with initiative and strong communication skills who can work independently and collaborate successfully will be a great contribution to our team!  This position is eligible for full benefits.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree in computer science or related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience; 1-3 years of experience with computer operations, hardware and help desk support.

For more information and to apply for the position visit http://apply.interfolio.com/25889.

Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.


Development/Gift Officer

Do you enjoy travel and fostering relationships? Do you have a passion for academia and a talent for fundraising? Coe College is seeking a strategic and motivated Development Officer to cultivate and maintain major gift programs for the Advancement Office. This position will be responsible for identification and closing of financial commitments from alumni, parents and friends of the college. Candidates with an outgoing attitude and analytical skillset who can transition relationships into gift contributions will be a great addition to our team!

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent education/experience, 1-3 years of development or related experience, and a demonstrated successful track record in sales or major gift fundraising, preferably in academia. Significant out of state travel and evening/weekend events is required.

This position is full-time and Coe College offers a competitive benefits package.

For more information and to apply for the position visit http://apply.interfolio.com/25590.

Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.


Director of Health Services

Coe College is seeking a compassionate and skilled Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner to serve as the Director of Health Services. This position will be responsible for providing primary health care and coordinating emergency health care for the student population. Candidates with a holistic approach to student health, who can work autonomously and collaborate with others are encouraged to apply! This position has flexible hours in the summer and is eligible for full benefits.

Qualifications: Certified adult or family Nurse Practitioner currently licensed to practice in Iowa, Master's degree in Nursing preferred. Certifications in first aid, CPR and AED. (1-2 years professional experience preferred)

Work Schedule: Full-time during the academic year, part-time in June/July (half days as scheduled with supervisor).

For more information and to apply for the position visit http://apply.interfolio.com/26036.

Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.


Head Coach for Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving/Director of Aquatics

Coe College, a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC), is accepting applications for the position of Head Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach/Aquatics Director. Responsibilities include coaching, recruiting, meet preparation, budget management, and public and alumni relations for Coe's NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving programs, as well as the direction and administration of the aquatics facility. This is a non-tenure-track appointment. Review of application materials will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, 3 to 5 years of swimming and diving coaching experience and 3 to 5 years of athletic recruiting experience. Master's degree and COP certification is preferred.

For more information and to apply for the position visit http://apply.interfolio.com/26555.

Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.


Physical Plant - Full-Time Custodial Position

Coe College is currently accepting applications for three full-time custodial positions. Qualified applicants can send a letter of application listing job qualifications, three personal and three work references to:

Coe College
Custodial Position
1220 1st Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.


A complete copy of the college's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy is available here (PDF).