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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 1,200 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.

Head Women’s Softball Coach

Young Harris College is seeking candidates for the position of Head Women’s Softball Coach.  This individual will be responsible for the direction and development of the NCAA D-II Women’s Softball program.  This individual will be able to organize, supervise, coordinate and employ sound coaching techniques and practices.  This individual will be able to perform a variety of functions but not limited to, the following: recruitment of quality student-athletes, coaching, budget management, purchasing equipment and uniforms, scheduling games and practices, public relations and fundraising.  This individual will have a thorough knowledge and commitment to compliance with all NCAA D-II, Peach Belt Conference and YHC policies, rules and regulations.  Young Harris College is a member of NCAA D-II and the Peach Belt Conference. 

A Master’s degree is preferred, with a Bachelor’s required.  Collegiate playing experience is required and 2-5 years of NCAA College coaching experience is preferred.  Must be willing to obtain certifications in CPR/AED/First Aid and be willing to obtain other certifications as needed.  Each year this individual must pass the NCAA Recruiting Test.  In addition, strong oral and written skills; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills and adequate computer skills are required.  The candidate must possess high ethical standards and the ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff, students and other publics.

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

 

Assistant Baseball Coach

Young Harris College is seeking an Assistant Baseball Coach to begin immediately.  The position will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all phases of the NCAA D-II men’s baseball program, including but not limited to providing information of all potential recruits, serving as the pitching coach, leading practices and providing direction during games, talent evaluation, program scheduling, and on and off-campus recruiting.  The Assistant Coach assumes all responsibilities of handling the pitching staff and running the program during the absence of the Head Coach.  This position works under the general supervision, and reports directly to the Head Men’s Baseball Coach.  The position is responsible to foster and encourage goals of student-athletes, stress the elements of sportsmanship and fair play and do so with the mission of YHC, Peach Belt Conference and the NCAA.

A Bachelor’s degree is required with a Master’s preferred, along with college playing experience and 2-3 years of NCAA College coaching experience.

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

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

Front Office Coordinator

Young Harris College is seeking a full time Front Office Coordinator to maintain efficient running of the front office area of the Business Office.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: greeting faculty, staff, students and visitors and directing them to the appropriate person and/or department for assistance.   The position is also responsible for receipt of all incoming payments and reconciliation daily, processing all incoming and outgoing mail, and assisting accounts receivable and accounts payable.  Qualifications include an Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school, excellent customer service and phone skills, computer proficiency including Microsoft Office, and 6-12 months office experience. 

Candidates should apply electronically here.  Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three references.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu  or by mail to the Human Resources Director, Human Resources Office, 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

Adjunct Instructor of Spanish

Young Harris College invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure-track position in Spanish to begin August 2015. The selected candidate may expect to teach up to three sections of Elementary Spanish 1101 and/or 1102 in the Fall semester. Qualifications include a Master’s degree in Spanish and a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum.

Candidates should apply electronically here.  Applications should include a cover letter, CV and one letter of recommendation.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu  or by mail to Dr. Diana Santiago, Chair of the Department of Language Search Committee, Human Resources Office, 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

Adjunct Instructor of Art, Photography

Young Harris College invites applications for a part time, instructor of photography to begin August 1, 2015. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum. Teaching responsibilities include ARTS1130 Photography, Composition and Content course. This course is primarily a digital photography course taught in the Art Department Mac Lab using Adobe Photoshop software but some traditional film assignments are also included. In addition to the Mac Lab, the department also has a fully operational darkroom that allows students to work with film and developing.  The course is usually 90% digital and 10% film oriented.  
Preference will be given to candidates that possess the following:
 
o M.F.A. in Photography
o Must be fluent with Adobe Photoshop.
o Film and Darkroom experience.
o Strong record of professional photography experience.
 
 Candidates should apply electronically here.  Applications should include a cover letter, CV and one letter of recommendation.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Jonathan Whisenhunt, Chair of the Art Department Search Committee, Human Resources Office, 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

Part-time Custodian

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.