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About Coe

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 universal 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.

Coe College Universal Competencies

  • Ability to maintain positive relationships in a collaborative and diverse team atmosphere.
  • Commitment to excellent customer and/or student service.
  • Demonstrated ethical and responsible decision making.
Click the links to the left for additional information related to our commitment to diversitybackground check requirements, and the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor!

Position Information and Application Instructions

Physical Education - Instructor

The Physical Education Instructor positions have been filled.

Psychology - Part-time Instructor

Coe College invites applications from persons interested in a part-time teaching position in psychology. Open positions include Introductory Psychology (Tues./Thurs., 2 - 3:30 p.m.) and Abnormal Psychology (Tues./Thurs., 3:30 - 5 p.m.). Requires a Master's degree and relevant teaching experience, preferably at the college level. These positions begin August 2015 for Fall Term only. This is a part-time, temporary position. Please email cover letter and resume that identifies three professional references to sfarrell@coe.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Student Affairs - Residence Life Area Coordinator

Coe College is seeking applications for the position of Residence Life Area Coordinator. The Area Coordinator is a full-time live-in professional staff member in Residence Life. This position is responsible for creating an active and engaged atmosphere in the area of campus they oversee. Though the Area Coordinators are responsibility for multiple residential areas of campus, they assume a joint responsibility for the administration and quality of the Residence Life program. The Area Coordinator also serves as a front-line responder in campus emergency situations and will be required to work daytime, on call, and non-traditional hours


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in higher education, student personnel, counseling, or a related field with residential life experience at the time of hire strongly preferred. Experience at a residential, liberal arts college desirable.
  • Proficiency in written and oral communication.
  • Strong computer skills, including spreadsheet/database and word processing.

For more information and to apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29749. Applications received by June 12, 2015 will be given preference.