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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, a 226-bed residence hall for freshmen, a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center, and a 248-bed apartment-style residential village. 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.

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.