Athletic Director

The Student Life Division seeks to fill the Athletic Director position with Goshen College.

The Athletic Director is responsible for management of all aspects of the Athletic Department and serves as a campus leader to strengthen collaborations with academics, advancement and student life.

The Athletic Director is the official representation of GC Athletics both internally and externally. Athletics plays a critical role in the institution’s enrollment strategy and actively participates in enrollment goal setting, financial aid management and oversight of the recruitment of student athletes. The Athletic Department is also uniquely positioned to connect with a diverse set of constituents with this role serving as a promoter of the Athletic Department and Goshen College through a comprehensive approach to public relations, engaging with the Maple Leaf Athletic Council and being visible in the greater community.

The Athletic Director works to set strategic direction for the Athletic Department, develops athletic strategic planning with the Athletic Department and athletic/academic committee to foster an environment that allows the Athletic Department to grow and assist student athletes to thrive at Goshen College. The Athletic Director is responsible for conducting performance evaluations of Athletic Department staff to ensure professional competence and development is on-going.  In representing the college at the conference (Crossroads League) and national (NAIA) levels, the Athletic Director is expected to advocate for the college on relevant policy and procedural issues.

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 Staff Information Form or sent electronically to hr@goshen.edu.

Required:

  • 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

About Goshen College:

Goshen College is an affordable, nationally-ranked Christian liberal arts college in Northern Indiana known for leadership in intercultural and international education, sustainability and social justice. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 65 areas of study, as well as select graduate degrees. Goshen enrolls approximately 950 students from 35 states and 23 countries and is recognized for its innovative, life-changing study abroad program (Study-Service Term) and exceptional educational value. The 135-acre tree-filled campus features a world-class Music Center and a Rec-Fitness Center for 14 intercollegiate athletic teams. The extended campus includes a 1,189-acre natural sanctuary (the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center near Wolf Lake, Ind.) and a marine biology lab in the Florida Keys. Rooted in the historically peaceful Mennonite church and established in 1894, the college’s Christ-centered mission produces passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, global citizens and servant leaders. The college’s doors are open to all, with students from 40 different Christian denominations and several world religions. Experiential learning, faculty mentors and strong friendships are significant community strengths for students.

The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County in Northern Indiana, just a couple of hours from Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit.  Goshen was named the 2017 Indiana Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for its amazing arts and entertainment, food scene, recreational opportunities, outstanding schools, affordable living, cultural diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more at goodofgoshen.com.