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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 a 226-bed residence hall for freshmen, a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center, and a 248-bed apartment-style residential village. Construction is nearly complete on the 125,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, the new social and intellectual heart of campus. 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. 






Assistant Professor of Theatre/Technical Director

Young Harris College welcomes applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Theatre/Technical Director for Theatre Young Harris. Please note that the preferred starting date for this position is January of 2015.
This is a nine month tenure track faculty position within the Department of Theatre at Young Harris College.  Primary duties include teaching two courses per semester, providing technical direction for Theatre Young Harris productions, supervising student work crews, and sound design.  Other duties include recruiting, student advising and technical support for events held in Dobbs Theatre and Glenn Auditorium.  Qualified applicants will also have the opportunity to design in their field.
The ideal candidate will have an M.F.A. or other terminal degree, significant professional experience as well as experience working with volunteer or student workers.  Our workforce is composed of students at all skill levels.  The program currently offers a BA in Theatre with concentrations in Design/Technical Theatre, Performance, and Musical Theatre.  The ability to run a “teaching shop” while staying on schedule is a must.  Theatre Young Harris is committed to training professional caliber students who are well rounded in all aspects of theatre.
Candidates should apply electronically.  Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to  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.


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.