Head Softball Coach

Goshen College seeks applicants for a full-time Head Softball Coach. This is a benefits eligible position. The Head Softball Coaching responsibilities will include the management of all facets of the Goshen Softball program. In addition, this position will be assisting game day event management for assigned sports. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversees program administration, including student-athlete development, retention, and academics
  • Develops and manages team budget
  • Participating and assisting with fundraising responsibilities
  • Recruit prospective student-athletes to a highly selective institution
  • Ability to schedule, organize and conduct competitions, team travel, and weekly practice sessions
  • Maintaining compliance with Goshen College, NAIA, Crossroads League conference rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience of softball coaching experience preferably at the college/university level
  • Demonstrated knowledge of skills, techniques

Candidates must be committed to the community standards, mission and core values of Goshen College.

About Goshen College:

Goshen College is a liberal arts institution dedicated to the development of informed, articulate, sensitive and responsible Christians.  It is nationally ranked for its study abroad programs.  As a ministry of the Mennonite Church, the institution seeks to integrate Christian values with educational and professional life.  Goshen College has adopted five core values around which programs are built:  1) Christ-centered; 2) Passionate Learners; 3) Servant Leaders; 4) Compassionate Peacemakers; and (5) Global Citizens.  The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County, centrally located within several hours of Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit.  Residents of Goshen enjoy a culturally diverse small-town atmosphere with an active arts community, a vibrant downtown, the Maple City Greenway network of bicycle paths and affordable housing prices.

How to Apply:

If you are applying through Indeed or another search engine, please make sure to go to www.goshen.edu/employment to apply.

Please be sure to provide all required materials noted below, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Faculty Information Form or sent electronically to hr@goshen.edu.


  • Complete and submit the online Faculty Information Form
  • Cover Letter
  • Résumé
  • List of three professional references with contact information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors, and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.

Human Resources
Goshen College
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795

E-mail: hr@goshen.edu
Telephone: (574) 535-7111