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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 professor of math

Young Harris College is accepting applications for a tenure-track position in mathematics to begin in August 2017. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about teaching a broad range of undergraduate courses in mathematics and will have an interest in facilitating undergraduate research. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses per semester. Other duties include academic advising, service to the department, and service to the college in support of its mission to educate, inspire, and empower its students. Opportunities include course development and participation in the college honors program. A Ph.D. in mathematics or applied mathematics is required. All areas of specialization will be considered; preference will be given to candidates who supply evidence of teaching excellence. Review of applications will begin November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=166937&lang=en_US&source=CC2 .  Required application documents: letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (append evidence of effective teaching), graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of reference (at least two of which address teaching).  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.  Applications are due November 15, 2016.  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


assistant professor of english

The Department of English at Young Harris College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, specializing in early British literature. The successful candidate will teach a range of classes including, but not limited to, courses on medieval literature, Shakespeare, Spenser, and Milton. Special consideration will be given to candidates with secondary specialization in ESL or Composition and Rhetoric; however, particularly strong candidates without this secondary specialization will be considered.

The ideal candidate will have earned his or her Ph.D. before the date of employment (August 2017) and should possess a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate, liberal arts curriculum.  This full-time, tenure-track position carries a 4/4 teaching load of composition and literature courses.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=166695&lang=en_US&source=CC2 .  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.  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.  Applications are due November 1, 2016.  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


Assistant professor of psychology

Young Harris College is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2017. Ideal candidates will hold a PhD in Psychology, demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and engage undergraduate students in research.  Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates with experience or interest in teaching courses in I/O psychology, human factors, human sexuality, and/or health psychology. Candidates will also be expected to teach Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods & Statistics, courses in their area of interest, and supervise student research.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=165357&lang=en_US&source=CC2 .  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, 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 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


 

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 strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation and any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the College are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.