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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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Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement

Young Harris College seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and organized candidates for the Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement position in the Office of Advancement to coordinate and facilitate a significant portion of the day-to-day responsibilities of the Vice President. The assistant will also manage the many operations within the Office of Advancement and be a central repository for events held on campus by maintaining a campus-wide events calendar.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as the administrative assistant to the Vice President of Advancement, preparing and managing correspondence, travel arrangements, calendars, and daily meetings for the Vice President, answering the Vice President’s office telephone and communicating with college donors, trustees, alumni and other constituents, and managing and coordinating other activities of the Vice President’s office both externally as it relates to the general public, as well as internally with the offices of alumni services, marketing, advancement services, development, and other college departments;
  • Senior level administrative and general office duties involving multiple office and individual calendars, mail, fax, copying, record keeping, word processing, and telephone reception will also be required;
  • Assist Advancement Services in daily gift entry and Raiser’s Edge database maintenance; 
  • Manage the campus-wide calendaring function, in coordination with other college departments;
  • Provide assistance to and coordination with the President’s Office as needed;
  • Prepare purchase orders and payment requests for offices within the Office of Advancement, working closely with the Business Office;
  • Monitor budgets and maintain confidential files; audit, validate and process credit card statements for employees within the Office of Advancement;
  • Manage and supervise work-study students and interns;
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of Advancement special functions, luncheons and dinners. 

 

Qualified candidates should have bachelor’s degree or four to ten years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in higher education. Applicants must be highly proficient with MS Office. Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and budget software is a plus.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong, positive working relationships across departments;
  • Have precise attention to details;
  • Have the ability to manage multiple, complex projects and tasks concurrently;
  • Be skilled at prioritizing tasks and projects;
  • Be a highly motivated and self-directed team player and collaborator;
  • Have a high comfort level dealing with all YHC constituencies: faculty, staff, administration, students, community members, alumni, and trustees.
  • Have poise and a professional demeanor;

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1533692 .   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


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 Instructors Synchronous: Art, Spanish, Music, Biology, Chemistry, Political Science

Young Harris College invites applications for part time, non-tenure track positions in the above areas to begin in August, 2017.  Duties will primarily include teaching Art, Spanish, Music, Biology, Chemistry and Political Science courses for the Young Harris Early College, (MOWR program).  Young Harris Early College, (MOWR, or “Move on When Ready”), is a dual enrollment program for high school students who will matriculate to college.  Courses taught in this program are designed by faculty through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and will be offered to high school juniors and seniors through state of the art video conferencing technology from the Young Harris College campus or the Young Harris College Atlanta office located in Kennesaw.  The successful candidates will have earned a Master’s degree in Art, Spanish, Music, Biology, Chemistry or Political Science.  A PhD is preferred.  An interest in user friendly, advanced technology, and a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required.  Reasonable student enrollment per course, competitive pay, and a gas allowance.

Candidates for each of the areas should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1577957 and should include a cover letter, CV, and teaching philosophy for the area they are interested in teaching.  Three professional references and transcripts should also 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 positions are 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

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.