Houghton College, a Christian Liberal Arts College located in Western New York, seeks applicants for the position of Head Men’s Soccer Coach. The new coach will be the 5th coach in Houghton’s history, with the expectation of building upon our winning tradition. Houghton, as members of the NCAA Division III, participates in the Empire 8 conference. Houghton College is an academically rigorous and vibrant Christian college, with a tradition of student athletes excelling in the classroom as well as on the field. This is a full-time position with additional responsibilities to be determined based on the successful candidate’s qualifications.
Minimum of three years of demonstrated coaching ability, preferably at the collegiate level.
Strong working knowledge of the game with a demonstrated ability to recruit and develop athletes within a system of play.
Demonstrated commitment to athletics as a venue for the development of the whole person.
Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively in a team setting, and a commitment to sports ministry.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is TBD. Depending on the availability, could start as early as the conclusion of the fall 2018 season.
Houghton College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments. Please click here for a complete copy of our non-discrimination policy.
Please provide a brief description of your faith journey, including the nature of your current participation in a local church or fellowship.
What motivates you to seek employment with an institution that strives to work together in the manner described in the Community Covenant?
Do you have any questions or concerns regarding either the Doctrinal Statement or Community Covenant?
Application materials will only be accepted via email. Phone inquiries will not be accepted. ranscripts may be required before a final hiring decision is made.
About Houghton College - Houghton, NY
Founded in 1883, Houghton College is a Christian liberal arts college in the Wesleyan tradition. Few colleges have so successfully combined the inspiration and strength of the Christian spirit with a contemporary, academically excellent, liberal arts education. The overall student body of 1,100 represents 40 states and Canadian provinces and 25 foreign countries.
Houghton is a member of the American Association of Colleges & Universities, the Annapolis Group and the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. US News & World Report's “America's Best Colleges" Guide has ranked Houghton among the Tier 1 National Liberal Arts institutions. Houghton is also ranked in the top 3 percent of colleges nationwide according to the fourth-annual ranking of America's Best Colleges, compiled by Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. Additional information on Houghton College can be found at: www.houghton.edu.
The college has an operating budget of $35 million.