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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., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 226-bed residence hall that is expected to earn LEED certification, a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village and a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics, and in 2012, was invited to become the 14th member of the Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2013-2014 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit yhc.edu.

Director of Advancement Services

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Advancement, the Director of Advancement Services oversees all aspects of data entry, such as recording, documentation requirement, receipting, reconciliation, troubleshooting and reporting for the Office of Advancement.

Responsibilities and Duties:

•           Create/maintain multiple reports and dashboards to measure progress toward concrete goals for the Office of Advancement

•           Perform complex database processes, imports, queries, and exports to produce detailed and accurate reports for use in research, mailings, analysis, and executive reporting

•           Write and run queries and exports for mailings, special events, etc., and coordinate the production of labels, lists, and mail merges

•           Work with Financial Aid and Business offices to manage donor stewardship process for scholarships and to ensure donor stewardship

•           Analyze and interpret data to identify opportunities to develop predictive models for identifying new prospects for the College’s fundraising efforts

•           Oversee research on prospective donors for the development staff, the president, and key volunteers

•           Manage an accurate mailing and reporting calendar and production log for Advancement projects requiring support from Advancement Services

•           Maintain policies, procedures, regulations, and training manuals related to the use of the College’s fundraising database

•           Review, explain, and interpret policies and procedures on data entry and ensure accuracy

•           Establish and maintain positive relationships with all departments within the College community to assure effective and accurate information is disbursed/received

•           Handle other duties and special projects as assigned

Requirements:

The Director will have the ability to work with minimal guidance and to share ideas and convey them in an efficient manner. Knowledge of a wide variety of software (preferably Raiser’s Edge Prospect and Event modules, Call Center), along with the ability to train users in the most effective use of this software is required.

Other requirements include:

•           The ability to work across departments

•           An understanding of the scope of advancement services including gift processing and acknowledgments, confidential prospect and donor information, and other data maintenance activities

•           Strong analytical and information management skills

•           Must be highly motivated, able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and able to meet deadlines and goals independently

•           The ability to ensure accurate processing of gifts and pledges and deadlines are met

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, résumé (or CV) 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 Division II men’s baseball program. Duties include but are not limited to providing information of all potential recruits, serving as the pitching coach, evaluating talent, scheduling programs, recruiting on and off campus, leading practices, and providing direction during games. The assistant coach handles the pitching staff and runs the program during the absence of the head coach. This position reports directly to the head men’s baseball coach and works under his general supervision. The position is responsible for fostering and encouraging the goals of student athletes and stressing sportsmanship, fair play, and the missions of YHC, Peach Belt Conference and the NCAA.

A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree is preferred, along with experience playing college baseball and 2-3 years of NCAA college coaching experience.

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, résumé (or CV) 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

Library Assistant

In August 2014, Young Harris College will open the Zell and Shirley Miller Library in the new Rollins Campus Center. Young Harris College invites applications for the position of Library Assistant to supervise the library on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons during the academic year (August to May). The successful applicant will be willing to learn how to use the research resources available to students, have knowledge of computer programs required for student success and have a willingness to assist students while maintaining a suitable study environment. Library experience is a plus but not required.

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, résumé (or CV) 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

Recreation and Fitness Center Coordinator

Young Harris College is seeking a Recreation and Fitness Center Coordinator to work primarily in the early evenings and some weekends coordinating Intramural Sports. This position will be responsible for developing, planning, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive intramural program. The position also coordinates activities, games and special events. The Recreation and Fitness Center Coordinator will work with student workers and supervise a safe environment that promotes good sportsmanship and positive and fun competition.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, as well as prior work experience in recreation programming. Candidates should possess First Aid Instructor's Certification and be CPR and AED certified, or else they should be able to obtain certification quickly. Ideal candidates will have prior officiating experience, excellent interpersonal skills and strong organizational skills. 

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, résumé (or CV) 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

Technical Director

Young Harris College invites applications for the position of Technical Director/Production Manager. Responsibilities include serving as the Theatre Department’s staff Technical Director and Production Manager, supervision of lighting and scenic crews as well as sound design for musical and dramatic productions. The position also provides facilities/technical support to events on campus in Glenn Auditorium, Dobbs Theatre and for graduation ceremonies. Computer drafting abilities are a must. Scenic and lighting design opportunities are available to qualified applicants. Candidates with a terminal degree would have the option of teaching as an adjunct professor of technical theatre. The ideal candidate will have some experience working with students as well as a significant professional résumé. This is a 10-month position, renewable annually, August through May.

Theatre Young Harris produces four mainstage productions and up to six second season and studio shows each academic year. We offer BA Theatre degrees with concentrations in Performance, Musical Theatre and Design/Technical Theatre. The program is committed to training professional caliber students who are well-rounded in all aspects of theatre. All students are required to participate in technical theatre activities regardless of their concentration.

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, résumé (or CV) and three letters of recommendation. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu  or by mail to Chris Crawford, Chair, Department of Theatre, 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

Web Developer

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time Web Developer to begin immediately. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience in web development. 

In addition to the campus in Young Harris, the College has an administrative office in Atlanta. The web developer may work on campus, in the Atlanta office, or remotely depending on the candidate’s skills and experience. Candidates who are not based in the area surrounding the College are encouraged to apply.

A description of the position requirements and expectations follows:

Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Web Developer 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 YHC through a variety of web tools and initiatives. The Web Developer will consult with all marketing staff to plan, develop, implement and oversee College web initiatives in a manner consistent with YHC design and branding guidelines, policies, procedures, quality standards and needs. The Web Developer will work as part of a team to develop innovative web strategies that advance the College’s digital presence on desktops, tablets and mobile devices. In addition, this position will regularly troubleshoot any web issues, identify web needs and develop creative solutions. The Web Developer will be expected to stay current with emerging web technologies and recommend design and development techniques that will enhance the online promotion of YHC. The Web Developer must be a results-driven individual with business acumen and have the ability to communicate effectively with technical and/or non-technical executives and staff. Since technology plays a key role in the overall operation of the College, this position will require work beyond normal business hours and include being on call for situations that require immediate attention.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Manage, develop and implement various features, tools and other special elements of the College website based on graphic and branding guidelines maintained by the office.
2. Post and remove time-sensitive features on the College’s website on a regular basis.
3. Work closely with marketing staff to develop web pages and sites as needed.
4. Track and report visitors, trends and customer concerns for the YHC main website and athletics site.
5. Continually develop, enhance and troubleshoot all updates to the College’s Drupal CMS.
6. Maintain a Drupal development site for thorough testing of all web changes, enhancements and upgrades, and conduct significant testing across all platforms for any new web initiatives outside of the CMS.
7. Assist with all Mail chimp efforts of the College, including newsletters and customized emails.
8. Develop a technical architecture of websites including scripting, database design, and user interface design.
9. Write programs for data reporting and custom programs that will communicate with existing databases.
10. Develop web-based tools for data input and retrieval.
11. Regularly create, post, and maintain presence of online forms.
12. Stay abreast of industry trends and all applicable technologies, graphic design tools and new languages.
13. Provide support for the development, design, testing, technical documentation and rollout of new web-based customer services for websites.
14. Manage and develop interfaces for other web-based systems as needed.
15. Manage and assist with special projects as assigned.
16. Perform other duties as assigned.

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, résumé (or CV) 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 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.