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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. 

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: english composition, public speaking, sociology, math

Young Harris College invites applications for part time, non-tenure track positions in the above areas to begin in March, 2017.  Duties will primarily include teaching English Composition, Public Speaking, Sociology, and Math courses for the Young Harris Early College, (MOWR program).  Young Harris Early College, (MOWR, or “Move on When Ready”), 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.  The successful candidates will have earned a Master’s degree in English, Communications, Sociology, or Math.  A PhD 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 to HumanResources@yhc.edu 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


 

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 continue until the position is filled with preference to those before January 6, 2017.

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.  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 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.