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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., has completed 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. The College is an active member of 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 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. 

Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

Young Harris College, a selective liberal arts college located in the beautiful North Georgia mountains, seeks an experienced and strategic academic leader to serve as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. Under the direction of the President, this senior officer will be responsible for carrying out the academic mission of the College and the policies of the Board of Trustees with creative vision. 

Candidates for this position should possess a high level of energy and enthusiasm for working with a growing faculty, and skills to motivate, lead, and engage them in efforts to expand and enrich academic programs to meet the needs of today’s students. Candidates with a variety of experience in higher education models and an understanding of how the liberal arts prepares students for success are encouraged to apply. 

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Residence Life Coordinator

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 complete on the 121,000-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. 

Residence Life at YHC is expanding to meet the increased enrollment demands of the college.  In August 2009, Enotah Hall opened.  This state of the art residence hall houses 200 students in a LEED Certified building.  In August 2011 and August 2012, the college opened Phase I (148 beds) and Phase II (100 beds) of a 248 bed complex, which features apartment style living for the growing upper-class population, known as The Village.  Finally, opened in August 2013, the college completed a 226 bed POD-style residence hall to better serve our freshmen called The Towers.

Young Harris College seeks a 12 month, full time, professional live-in Residence Life Coordinator to serve in a dual role for a growing Division of Student Development.  The RLC reports to the Assistant Dean of Students and will recruit, select, train and supervise a team of 8-13 talented student Resident Assistants and maintain direct responsibility for 200-300 students.  Principal responsibilities will include staff supervision and development, residential education, community development, crisis management, enforcing policy, administration and building management, summer operations support, and other departmental/college-wide responsibilities. Because the RLC’s are the primary professional staff members available in the residence halls for student interaction, spending evening and weekend time with students is required. RLC’s participate in a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year on-call duty rotation.  Actual hours vary greatly depending upon events, emergencies, etc.

The Residence Life Coordinators will also serve as a Program Coordinator for Campus Activities and will assist the Director of Campus Activities with the coordination and implementation of event planning. These duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and managing co-curricular programs; overseeing program budgets; assessing student needs to meet programming goals and identify areas of improvement; generating regular reports; working  with performers, agents and, vendors; and ensuring the successful implementation of engaging and entertaining campus activities programs.

A Bachelor's degree is required, with a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or similar field preferred.  Experience working in a residential higher education setting is desirable, as is experience in a small, private, liberal arts environment.  A successful candidate must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Candidates must possess a valid driver's license.  Residence Life Coordinators are allowed to have to have a dog or a cat, but must meet live-on pet policy requirements.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1520923 .  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


Adjunct Instructor of Theatre

Young Harris College invites applications for a part time, non-tenure track position to begin in August, 2017.  Duties will primarily include teaching Theatre History courses. Opportunities to teach Dramatic Literature and/or Theatre Appreciation classes may also be available to the qualified candidate.  The opportunity to teach courses in a hybrid model is possible. The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Theatre.  An interest in user friendly, advanced technology, and a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required. 

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1516814 .  Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and 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


Adjunct Instructor of Dance

Young Harris College invites applications for a part time, non-tenure track position to begin in August, 2017.  Duties will primarily include teaching courses in the Dance curriculum suitable to the candidate’s area of expertise. Dance instructors with a background in Musical Theatre or who can teach Dance History or Appalachian dance styles (clogging, buck dance, etc.) are highly desired. The successful candidate will have earned a Master’s degree in Dance. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in dance or significant professional dance experience may also be considered.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1516791 .  Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and 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

The Zell and Shirley Miller Library at Young Harris College invites applications for a part-time Library Assistant position to begin immediately.  Duties will include standard administrative assistant roles, providing service to library patrons, and responsibility for continuity of circulation services.  Familiarity with or a wiliness to learn database maintenance and server administration is a plus.    A successful candidate will have experience in an office environment, proficiency with Microsoft Office products, and high energy. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Hours are flexible, and may include night and weekends on varying schedule. 

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1515074 . Applications should include a cover letter, resume’ and three references. In addition, educational 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

Enviromental Services Attendant 

Sodexo Facilities Management at Young Harris College is currently seeking applicants for custodial positions. These positions are full-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. Performs any and all other duties as deemed necessary by the Housekeeping Supervisor.

How to Apply:

Call Sodexo Facilities Management at (706) 379-5185 regarding interest in this opportunity. You can also apply for this job at www.sodexo.balancetrak.com. In the search window put “2016-10500” then press enter.

Young Harris College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. All persons involved in the operations of the College are prohibited from engaging in such discrimination.