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Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report.


Assistant Coach Women’s Softball

Young Harris is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. The assistant coach will assist the head coach in practice and game preparation, practice and in-game coaching, off-season and in-season training and recruiting and in numerous other activities as assigned by the head coach. This position reports directly to the head softball coach. The head coach will take preference to pitching coaches but will not limit to just pitching coaches.

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:
•Candidates must be able to teach proper technique and skill development in various aspects of softball. Should have a complete and thorough understanding of the sport and be able to instruct student-athletes in small group and one-on-one settings.
•Applicants should be well versed and able to instruct student-athletes on physical health, team concepts and team building exercises, team development techniques and safety.
•A thorough understanding of NCAA and PBC rules and regulations is required. The assistant coach must adhere to these rules and be able to articulate these to student-athletes.
•An understanding of Young Harris College’s mission and goals is required. Applicants must have the ability to explain these to student-athletes.
•This position requires the ability to recruit potential student-athletes.
 
Position Requirements:
• A bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree preferred.
• Candidates must have the ability to successfully impart softball fundamentals and playing techniques. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the game and be able to instruct in a number of areas including – pitching, hitting, fielding and game strategy.
• Previous coaching and/or playing experience on the college level is highly desired.
• The ability to identify and recruit student-athletes is required.
• This position requires well-developed communication skills, as well as strong time management and organizational skills.
• The ability to work weekends and evenings is required. This position requires extensive travel, both in recruiting and to games.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=166134... .  Resume and at least three professional references.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V


Assistant Advancement Coordinator

Young Harris College seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and organized candidates for the Assistant Advancement Coordinator position in the Office of Advancement. The position is part time (19 hours per week) and will serve to assist all aspects of advancement operations in the areas of development, alumni services, marketing & communications, and advancement services.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
1) General office duties involving calendars, mail, fax, copying, record keeping, word processing, and telephone reception will also be required;
2) Assist the development office with fundraising and stewarding projects including student and parent programming; 
3) Assist Advancement Services with database updates/maintenance and file management; 
4) Assist the office of Alumni Services with projects and assist with the planning and coordination of alumni and other Advancement special functions, luncheons and dinners. 
5) Assist the Marketing and Communications office with projects, events, and other jobs as needed;
6) Assist with work-study students and interns;

Qualified candidates should have bachelor’s degree or related experience and/or training, or a combination of education and experience in higher education. Applicants must be highly proficient with MS Office. Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is a plus.

The successful candidate will:
1) Have excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong, positive working relationships across departments;
2) Have precise attention to details;
3) Have the ability to manage multiple, complex projects and tasks concurrently;
4) Be skilled at prioritizing tasks and projects;
5) Be a highly motivated and self-directed team player and collaborator;
6) Have a high comfort level dealing with all YHC constituencies: faculty, staff, administration, students, community members, alumni, and trustees.
7) Have poise and a professional demeanor;

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1654482 .  Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and at least three professional references.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V


 Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

Young Harris College, a selective liberal arts college located in the beautiful North Georgia mountains, seeks an experienced and strategic academic leader to serve as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. Under the direction of the President, this senior officer will be responsible for carrying out the academic mission of the College and the policies of the Board of Trustees with creative vision. 

Candidates for this position should possess a high level of energy and enthusiasm for working with a growing faculty, and skills to motivate, lead, and engage them in efforts to expand and enrich academic programs to meet the needs of today’s students. Candidates with a variety of experience in higher education models and an understanding of how the liberal arts prepares students for success are encouraged to apply. 

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Adjunct Instructors Synchronous: Art, Spanish, Music, Biology, Chemistry, Political Science, Sociology

Young Harris College invites applications for part time, non-tenure track positions in the above areas to begin in August, 2017.  Duties will primarily include teaching Art, Spanish, Music, Biology, Chemistry, Political Science and Sociology courses for the Young Harris Early College (Move on When Ready program). Young Harris Early College (Move on When Ready or "MOWR") is a dual enrollment program for high school students who will matriculate to college. Courses taught in this program are designed by faculty through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and will be offered to high school juniors and seniors through state of the art video conferencing technology from the Young Harris College campus or the Young Harris College Atlanta office located in Kennesaw.  The successful candidates will have earned a Master’s degree in Art, Spanish, Music, Biology, Chemistry, Political Science, or Sociology. A Ph.D. is preferred. An interest in user friendly, advanced technology, and a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required.  Reasonable student enrollment per course, competitive pay, and a gas allowance.

Candidates for each of the areas should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1577957 and should include a cover letter, CV, and teaching philosophy for the area they are interested in teaching.  Three professional references and transcripts should also be sent electronically to Humanresources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  Review of applications will continue until positions are filled.  Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V


Adjunct Instructor of Business & Public Policy

The Business and Public Policy Department at Young Harris College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach Principles of Marketing.  The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in a relevant field of Business and will be able to deliver the following marketing topics in either the traditional on campus classroom (preferred) or hybrid environment.  Experience with Moodle Learning Management tool a plus.
Covered topics:

  • The role of marketing in organizations and the specific functions of the marketing discipline
  • The strategic marketing planning process and its relationship to gaining competitive advantage
  • The elements of and how to conduct a market analysis
  • How to quantify marketing outcomes using metrics such as market share and market demand
  • Consumer and organizational markets and their buying behaviors
  • How to segment and select target markets
  • How to position products/services for competitive advantage
  • How products and services are developed, managed, distributed, priced and promoted
  • The role of digital media in marketing
  • How to prepare and present a marketing plan for a real company.
  • Career opportunities in the marketing profession

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1615631 .  Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three professional references.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V


 

SODEXO EMPLOYMENT

Enviromental Services Attendant 

Sodexo Facilities Management at Young Harris College is currently seeking applicants for custodial positions. These positions are full-time positions that will report to the Housekeeping Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:  Dependability, responsible and ability to work well with others.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

1. Custodians are responsible for cleaning of offices, classrooms, restrooms and hallways.

2. Checks and removes graffiti from classrooms, walls and other surfaces.

3. Informs the Housekeeping Supervisor of needed supplies and/or equipment.

4. Assists in trash and recycling management by collecting and discarding.

5. Performs any and all other duties as deemed necessary by the Housekeeping Supervisor.

How to Apply:

Call Sodexo Facilities Management at (706) 379-5185 regarding interest in this opportunity. You can also apply for this job at www.sodexo.balancetrak.com. In the search window put “2016-10500” then press enter.

Young Harris College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. All persons involved in the operations of the College are prohibited from engaging in such discrimination.