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 1,200 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing 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. In 2014, the College was granted active membership in 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 2014-2015 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit yhc.edu.
Associate Director of Communications and Marketing
Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time Associate Director of Communications and Marketing to begin immediately. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in technical communication, public relations, journalism/communications, marketing or a related field. A minimum of two years’ experience is preferred.
Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Associate Director of Communications and Marketing will be responsible for a range of duties that support the goals of the Office of Communications and Marketing and the Office of Advancement at Young Harris College through a variety of communication tools and initiatives.
Increasing awareness of and providing information on the College through both online, social and traditional media communication initiatives are the primary objectives of this position. The position requires collaboration with Advancement staff, executive administration, and College-wide departments and divisions.
One of the major responsibilities of this job is the daily maintenance of content on the College’s website through a content management system and overall web presence. The Associate Director will also manage video production and maintain the office’s photo database, and develop and manage regular e-mail newsletters and other e-blasts to a variety of audiences in addition to creating multimedia presentations. The Associate Director will regularly complete various writing assignments as needed, including press releases, magazine and newsletter articles and other promotional materials. The Associate Director will assist with social media initiatives as needed.
Experience must demonstrate initiative and ability to work collaboratively and effectively across organizational lines. The successful candidate must be able to handle multiple priorities and deadlines. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, email and Internet use required. Proficiency on both Mac and PC is preferred. Knowledge of Drupal content management system or similar CMS is preferred. Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign and iMovie is preferred. Experience in higher education or similar environment with multiple constituents, such as media, donors, customers, employees, and the general public, preferred. Photography skills are desirable.
Candidates should apply electronically here. Applications should include a cover letter, resume and at least four professional references. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Assistant Softball Coach
Young Harris College is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. This individual will assist the head coach with all aspects of running the day to day operations of the softball program. Duties include; assures compliance with all NCAA and PBC rules and regulations; encourages academic achievement of student-athletes; recruiting high quality student-athletes – academically and athletically; implements strength and conditioning program; on the field coaching – practice and games; will assist head coach with travel arrangements; other duties assigned by the head coach; and other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Individual must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. At least two years of experience coaching at the NCAA Division I or II level. Also, individual must be able to complete the following on an annual basis; 1) pass the YHC Driver’s Certification Test, 2) pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Exam, and 3) pass a CPR/AED, First Aid Training Course.
Candidates should apply electronically here. 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
Sodexo Facilities Management at Young Harris College is currently seeking applicants for custodial positions. These positions are part-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. Provides any and all other duties as deemed necessary by the Housekeeping Supervisor.
How to Apply:
Applications can be picked up in the Physical Plant at Young Harris College located on Maple Street below where new construction is taking place for the new Campus Center and across from the pond. Office hours are from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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 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.