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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 fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. 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.

Coe Competencies

  • 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.

Click the links to the left for additional information related to our commitment to diversitybackground check requirements, employee benefits and the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor!


Position Information and Application Instructions


Psychology - Assistant Professor

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Psychology beginning Fall 2017. Candidates should be prepared to teach courses selected from the following: Health Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Personality, and an upper-level seminar in the candidate's area of interest. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach Research Methods and/or Statistics. Occasionally, the candidate will teach a first year seminar course in their area of interest. The Department strongly values a commitment to a student-centered approach and a multicultural perspective in teaching, research, and practice. Ph.D. required; candidates who can provide evidence of successful teaching and an active program of research adaptable to student-faculty collaboration will be strongly preferred.

Coe's psychology department includes seven full-time faculty. The department is an integral part of the college's vibrant interdisciplinary Neuroscience and Organizational Science programs, and has a strong tradition of providing intensive, hands-on research experiences for its students.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, research statement, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation at http://apply.interfolio.com/37644. Please use the information below as a guide in preparing your diversity and research statements:

Research statement: The Coe College Psychology Department has a strong tradition and commitment to collaborative student/faculty research. Please provide a description of the research program that you would bring to or develop at the College. It should include your specific research model, approximate start-up costs, and estimated annual costs of your research program. Particular focus should be on describing how students would be directly involved in your research.

Diversity statement: The Coe College Psychology Department is committed to fostering a multicultural environment. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. To describe how you might contribute to such an environment, please provide a statement of how you will promote the value of diversity through your teaching, research, or other contributions to the college or department.

Review of applications will begin on November 20. Because screening may occur over the holidays, please provide contact information that applies during this time.

Coe College is a selective, private, nationally recognized four-year coeducational liberal arts institution that has provided a superior education for students in a residential setting since 1851. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a metropolitan area of 175,000 people, providing a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.

Coe College is committed to increasing the diversity of its campus community and encourages applicants who will help fulfill that goal. Coe College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Psychology - Assistant Professor (behavioral or cognitive neuroscience)

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Psychology. The successful candidate will have a specialization in behavioral or cognitive neuroscience, and work with animal models is desirable, but not required. Courses taught will likely include Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, Statistics, Biopsychology, and an upper-level Seminar in Psychology. Occasionally, the successful candidate will also teach a first year seminar course in their area of interest. The Department strongly values a commitment to a student-centered approach and a multicultural perspective in teaching, research, and practice. Ph.D. required; candidates who can provide evidence of successful teaching and an active program of research adaptable to student-faculty collaboration will be strongly preferred.

Coe's psychology department includes seven full-time faculty members and features an 800 square foot neuroscience/animal laboratory located within the department. The Psychology Department at Coe is an integral part of the college's vibrant interdisciplinary neuroscience program, and has a strong tradition of providing intensive, hands-on research experiences for its students.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, diversity statement, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation at http://apply.interfolio.com/37661. Please use the information below as a guide in preparing your diversity and research statements:

Research statement: The Coe College Psychology Department has a strong tradition and commitment to collaborative student/faculty research. Please provide a description of the research program that you would bring to or develop at the College. It should include your specific research model, equipment you would require (including animals and housing, if applicable), approximate start-up costs, and estimated annual costs of your research program. Particular focus should be on describing how students would be directly involved in your research.

Diversity statement: The Coe College Psychology Department is committed to fostering a multicultural environment. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. To describe how you might contribute to such an environment, please provide a statement of how you will promote the value of diversity through your teaching, research, or other contributions to the college or department.

Review of applications will begin on October 20. Because screening may occur over the holidays, please provide contact information that applies during this time.

Coe College is a selective, private, nationally recognized four-year coeducational liberal arts institution that has provided a superior education for students in a residential setting since 1851. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a metropolitan area of 175,000 people, providing a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.

Coe College is committed to increasing the diversity of its campus community and encourages applicants who will help fulfill that goal. Coe College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Custodian

Coe College is seeking a positive and ambitious team member for Custodial Services. This position will provide excellent customer service to the campus population through daily cleaning, operation of equipment, and projects.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED, and/or combination of years of experience.
  • Experience in performing cleaning work, training that may be gained through schools, seminars, etc., or other combination of training and experience.
  • Ability to accomplish the above tasks as determined by a written and practical test.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at https://apply.interfolio.com/36247. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: You will need an email address to create an Interfolio account in order to apply for the position. Once you have completed this step, you will answer several confidential questions that are only requested for record retention, and then you will be directed to the application form. Only the application information is available to the hiring supervisor.


Donor Stewardship and Prospect Research Coordinator

Coe College seeks a creative and analytical individual to oversee donor stewardship and prospect research for the Advancement office. This position will orchestrate stewardship communication, manage the administration of restricted donor and grant funds, and conduct research to develop a steady prospect pipeline in support of departmental donor initiatives. A candidate who is collaborative, organized and enjoys data analysis will be a great addition to our team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 1-3 years of data management, financial management and research experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advancement experience in a higher education environment preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/36355.


Records Coordinator - Office of the Registrar

Coe College is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join our Registrar's Office. This position is full-time, 12 months and is eligible for benefits that include a generous retirement contribution and tuition remission for dependents.

The Records Coordinator offers frontline service and coordinates the various forms and records that are processed in the Office of the Registrar.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Experience in a Registrar's Office is beneficial, but not required.
  • Experience working in higher education is beneficial but not required.
  • Successful completion of a background check in accordance with Coe College policy.

The application period for this position has closed.