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Allison Boehm, ’09

Current Position Openings

Head Football Coach

The Head Football Coach is a Full-Time, 12-month position and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Bethel College football program within the guidelines set forth by Bethel College, the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The position reports directly to the Athletic Director.

Duties will include:

  • Recruit, hire and evaluate all assistant football coaches.
  • Identify, evaluate and recruit potential football student-athletes.
  • Maintain a full roster of eligible student-athletes.
  • Advise and counsel student-athletes academically, athletically and socially.
  • Manage a successful football operating budget.
  • Schedule practice, games, and make travel arrangements.
  • Purchase and maintain football related equipment.
  • Support the mission and vision of Bethel College.
  • Perform other duties as determined by the Director of Athletics.


Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. Coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred (head or assistant), or high school head coaches.

Must have strong team building/management skills. Ability to work across academic and administrative departments in a cooperative manner. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Skilled in the use of a personal computer, Microsoft Office and Hudl software. Ability to coordinate collaborative efforts. Demonstrated experience in program development, management and leadership. Ability to interact with members of the public and media. Ability to supervise staff as well as understand the student’s commitment to academics.

A review of applications will begin immediately. The successful candidate must pass a security background check prior to employment.

Bethel College is a four-year, private, primarily residential liberal arts college affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. Bethel College educates leaders through faith and learning, building its programs on seven central values: discipleship, scholarship, service, integrity, community, peace and social justice, and diversity. Applicants should be in sympathy with an academic community that values personal faith development, peace-making, social justice, cross-cultural learning, and service.

Please email a cover letter, Bethel College application, resume, transcripts and a minimum of 3 references to Josh Booth at Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, N. Newton, KS 67117 or via email to Josh Booth. EOE/AA

Business Administration – Management (tenure eligible)

Bethel College (North Newton, Kansas) invites applications for a full-time faculty member to teach courses in entrepreneurship, business ethics, organizational behavior, management, human resource management and leadership, and to serve as the faculty adviser to the Business Club to begin in the Fall 2018 semester. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Business Administration, Management or a closely related field; or an MBA with substantial business work or teaching experience. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising, scholarly and service activities, and to the campus and local community. Rank, term and nature of the appointment are open and depend on the qualifications of the applicant.

Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating how teaching and research interests would serve a professional business program at a small faith-based liberal arts college; a curriculum vita; graduate transcript copies; and contact information including email addresses for three references via mail or email to Denise Krase, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th St., North Newton, KS 67117. Review of applications will begin October 16 and continue until the position is filled.

Bethel College is a four-year, private, primarily residential, liberal arts college. It is the oldest Mennonite college in North America. Bethel College educates leaders through faith and learning, building it’s programs on four central values: discipleship, scholarship, service and integrity. Distinctive elements of a Bethel education include requirements in cross-cultural learning and religion and an emphasis on undergraduate research, internships and study abroad. Bethel College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minority individuals to apply.

Vice President for Student Life

Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, is currently accepting applications for the position of Vice President for Student Life to begin as soon as possible.

In accordance with the mission and policies of Bethel College, including commitment to Bethel’s Christian ethics and spiritual vitality, the Vice President for Student Life is the primary administrator of the Office of Student Life. The VP for Student Life reports directly to the President, and serves on the President’s Cabinet. Preference will be given to candidates who: have five years of Student Life experience in a primarily residential setting; have earned a Master’s degree or higher in a field applicable to higher education, student affairs, or college student personnel; and have demonstrated progressive advancement and/or increasing responsibility with student affairs/student life. Exceptional communication, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills are also required. Candidates must sympathize with and advocate for the mission of Bethel College.

Bethel College is a private, liberal arts, undergraduate college affiliated with the Mennonite Church USA and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.Majors and concentrations include traditional liberal arts and science fields, pre-professional and accredited professional programs which include nursing, athletic training, social work, and teacher education. The student body of 500 students is approximately sixty percent residential and traditional-age students. Distinctive emphases include peace, justice and conflict resolution, cross-cultural awareness and discipleship rooted in free conviction and commitment to Christian community.

Additional details about Bethel College can be found in the mission statement and history of the college.

Professional vitae, three letters of reference, and a detailed letter of application expressing how the applicant might provide leadership and growth to the student life experience at Bethel College may be sent via email or mail to Rosa Barrera, Assistant to the President, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, North Newton, KS 67117.

Brief Job Description (a comprehensive job description is available upon request)

Bethel College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.