Vice President for Student Life

Cottey College


Cottey College (, an independent, liberal arts and sciences women’s college located in Nevada, Missouri, invites applications for the position of Vice President for Student Life. Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Student Life is the chief student affairs officer and supervises all areas of student life, including housing, counseling, campus activities, health services, spiritual life and campus diversity, and athletics.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in student services administration; a master’s degree (earned doctorate preferred) in student personnel services, psychology, counseling, educational administration, or other closely related field; a commitment to women’s education and to undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education; experience with intercollegiate athletics; and the ability to be an effective team-oriented leader, capable of motivating staff and building support for admission and retention strategies with faculty, students, and other administrators.  


Cottey College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt–Fennell, Executive Search. Submit application materials to Cheryl Hyatt at Please specify the position in the subject line.  Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to January 7, 2019 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.  

Cheryl Hyatt


Cottey College is an equal opportunity employer.

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