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Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution 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 an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science and Technology; and Professional Studies. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference.

Assistant/Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance

Ensure the College is compliant with all NCAA rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Certify on a semester basis the athletic eligibility of all student athletes. Work in conjunction with Financial Aid, Registrar, and Admissions Offices.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with NCAA Conference and college rules and regulations to recruitment, eligibility, admissions, financial aid, housing and the physical welfare of student athletes. Monitor institutional adherence to these rules and regulations.
  • Formulate and implement strategies and systems for YHC’s athletics programs and support services to ensure NCAA rules and regulations are followed.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor a systematic reporting and tracking structure for athletics programs and units in compliance with regulations.
  • Maintain a detailed and current working knowledge of the eligibility and financial aid certification rules and procedures of the College, Conference, and NCAA.
  • Monitor recruitment activities for the development and provides guidance to coaches and staff regarding managerial steps for all on-campus recruiting efforts.
  • Approve all official visits of prospects and monitor related activities.
  • Directly assist with the recruitment of prospective student-athletes by evaluating the coaches’ recruiting recommendations and assisting them in obtaining the necessary documents for admissions, as necessary.
  • Provide support data and serve as the department liaison with the Director of Financial Aid and the College Registrar in preparation of reports on student-athletes required by the College, Conference and/or the NCAA.
  • Coordinate all certification of eligibility and oversee financial aid procedures within the Department, in conjunction with campus certification officials. Through the Academic Coordinator, interface with the Director of Admissions on eligibility status matters.
  • Coordinate the National Letter of Intent Program for the department.
  • Conduct compliance rules review seminars for departmental administrators, coaches, and student-athletes. Disseminate new Conference and NCAA legislation and interpretations to coaches and departmental staff. Consult with coaches and other administrative staff regarding program compliance and provide appropriate training opportunities for athletic staff.
  • Coordinate the summer term and financial aid eligibility programs for the department.
  • Maintain regular contact with officials from the NCAA and the Conference to obtain current and accurate information regarding regulations and compliance.
  • Supervise the development and transmittal of all NCAA Squad Lists to the Conference, to include handling all changes and updates.
  • Aid and assist the members of the institution in any aspect of NCAA compliance.
  • Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  • Maintain cross training with other administrative heads.

Applications

Applicants must officially apply through the Young Harris College online application system at
https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=6156923 Materials should be sent electronically to [email protected] or by mail to the Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Assistant Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field Coach

Assures compliance with all NCAA and Conference Carolinas rules and regulations; instruction of skill and team strategy; encourages academic achievement of student-athletes; creates an environment that promotes compliance, sportsmanship and civility and oversees all administrative functions of the program.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred and 1+ years of related experience

Responsibilities

  • Main responsibilities include instructing and teaching the skills and strategy of the sport.
  • Assist in recruiting of new prospective student-athletes.
  • Assist in monitoring of academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Assist in fundraising and community service efforts.
  • Assist in team travel arrangements.
  • Compliance with all NCAA, Conference and Young Harris College rules and policies.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head CoachYoung Harris College invites applications for a full-time tenure track assistant professor of Biology position beginning August 1, 2024. The applicant must (or will) possess a Ph.D. in a biological discipline with a concentration in environmental science. The successful applicant must be willing to teach courses in general biology for science majors and non-science majors, introductory environmental science courses and upper-level courses related to their specialty. In particular, someone with expertise in teaching an upper-level research methods class including R and R-studio will be viewed favorably. Although Young Harris College is primarily a teaching institution, the candidate should also have an interest in research and the capability to direct undergraduate students in guided research experiences.

    Application Process

    Applications should include a two-page cover letter that includes how one’s research interests inform one’s teaching philosophy (or a cover letter with separate statements of research interests and teaching philosophy), a CV, transcripts and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin March 18, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.

    Applicants must officially apply through the Young Harris College online application system at
    https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=6156923 Materials should be sent electronically to [email protected] or by mail to the Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.

    Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

    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.

Assistant Professor of Biology

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time tenure track assistant professor of Biology position beginning August 1, 2024. The applicant must (or will) possess a Ph.D. in a biological discipline with a concentration in environmental science. The successful applicant must be willing to teach courses in general biology for science majors and non-science majors, introductory environmental science courses and upper-level courses related to their specialty. In particular, someone with expertise in teaching an upper-level research methods class including R and R-studio will be viewed favorably. Although Young Harris College is primarily a teaching institution, the candidate should also have an interest in research and the capability to direct undergraduate students in guided research experiences.

Application Process

Applications should include a two-page cover letter that includes how one’s research interests inform one’s teaching philosophy (or a cover letter with separate statements of research interests and teaching philosophy), a CV, transcripts and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin March 18, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.

Applications

Applicants must officially apply through the Young Harris College online application system at
https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=6156923 Materials should be sent electronically to [email protected] or by mail to the Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Tenure track)

The Young Harris College Department of Outdoor, Sport, and Recreation Studies seeks applicants for full-time, tenure-track faculty member in Kinesiology, rank negotiable. This position will serve as Program Coordinator, primary faculty, and advisor for the new Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology launching in Fall 2024. The candidate should be flexible, collegial, and have a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum. Strong written and oral communications skills are essential in addition to demonstration of scholarly activity in relevant fields of study. Progress in rank will necessitate demonstration of productivity in teaching, service, and scholarship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate level courses in the Kinesiology curriculum including, Introduction to Kinesiology, Personal Training Concepts, Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries, Nutrition for Physical Performance, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing & Prescription, Motor Learning & Behavior, and Biomechanics of Sports.
  • Serve as Program Coordinator for B.S. in Kinesiology, providing vision, direction, and administrative oversight of program effectiveness and development
  • Advising for majors in the Kinesiology program
  • Institutional service through committee work
  • Engagement in scholarship and research
  • Provide insight and contributions to the vision, direction, and administrative support of the Department of Outdoor, Sport, and Recreation Studies.

    Required Qualifications

    Earned doctoral degree, master’s considered, in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field. Relevant professional experience in health, exercise, or sport science, or related professions, is preferred. This position will serve as Program Coordinator for the new B.S. in Kinesiology. Demonstrated success in managing programs, assessment, college teaching experience, advising students, as well as evidence of scholarship with a focused research plan that includes undergraduate research and active membership in related professional associations is valuable. This position will serve as the program coordinator for the new B.S. in Kinesiology. Demonstrated success in managing programs, assessment, college teaching experience, advising students, as well as evidence of scholarship with focused research plan that includes undergraduate research and active membership in related professional associations is preferred.

    Application Process

    Young Harris College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic background.

    Candidates should apply electronically. Please include in your application: a cover letter, current CV, copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three professional references. For best consideration, application and supporting materials should be received by March 22, 2024. Applicants will submit their materials through https://www.yhc.edu/human-resources/employment. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

    Questions may be sent to the [email protected].

    Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

    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.

Director of Residence Life

Director of Residence Life is responsible for the overall management of a housing and residence life program for over 1000 students, including, but not limited to, all processes related to housing and management of residence halls for students, implementing an educational program plan for residence halls, personnel management, and budget development and oversight. Director of Residence Life will recruit, select, train, and supervise a team of professional Residence Life staff. Including an Associate Director, Assistant Director, Residence Life Coordinators (RLC) and Resident Assistants (RA). Director of Residence Life manages the Residence Life staff and functionality of one or more residence halls. The Director of Residence Life will also manage the Division of Student Development’s on-call response team; work closely on a variety of student issues with faculty, academic leaders, and others across the College; and assist the Vice President of Student Development in developing and implementing strategic planning and special projects for the division of Student Development. This is a full-time, live-on-campus position that reports directly to the Vice President of Student Development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all operations related to the management of a multi-building residential system for undergraduate students.
  • Develop and implement a programming plan to address the needs and interests of college students on a residential campus.
  • Create and implement a process to recruit, hire, train, and supervise Residence Life staff.
  • Serve as a member of the Housing Accommodations Committee and oversee the compliance of housing accommodation policies.
  • Develop and manage an appropriate budget for the Residence Life department.
  • Hold students accountable for college policy and behavioral guidelines.
  • Adjudicate housing violation in collaboration with the Student Conduct Administrator
  • Participate in on-call rotation.
  • Provide support to students, mediate disputes, and make appropriate referrals related to emotional, psychological, behavioral, and interpersonal conflicts and concerns.
  • Build professional competencies by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to facilitate academic programs in the residence halls.
  • Collaborate with Athletic Administration to support student-athlete success.
  • Assist the Director of Conferences and Events Services as needed with summer programs.
  • Participate in campus-wide committees.
  • Assist in the facilitation of campus-wide programs, such as Homecoming, Family Weekend, and Visitation Days
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Director of Residence Life supervises professional housing staff members and is responsible for the RA program. The Director of Residence Life carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the College’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints; resolving problems and assessing outcomes.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years related experience in increasingly responsible and professional roles related to residence life, student involvement, and/or student life areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or other related fields; Previous professional residence life experience. Five or more years of experience in higher education administration and experience working in a small college environment is highly desirable.

Application Process

Young Harris College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic background.

Candidates should apply electronically. Please include in your application: a cover letter, current CV, copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three professional references. For best consideration, application and supporting materials should be received by March 22, 2024. Applicants will submit their materials through https://www.yhc.edu/human-resources/employment. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

Questions may be sent to the [email protected].

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Dual Enrollment and Distance Learning Assistant

Young Harris College invites capable, organized, and detail-oriented applicants with good communication skills who are focused on providing the best educational experience possible to both traditional students and high school dual enrollment students.

The Dual Enrollment and Distance Learning Assistant will report to the Dean of Dual Enrollment & Distance Learning, and will interact frequently with high school staff, students, and parents. The Assistant will interact frequently with on-campus partners, including Admissions, Financial Aid, I.T., Registrar’s Office, and the Business Office.

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution 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 an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and Professional Studies. Our faculty and students are highly engaged in academics, research, music programs, athletics, sustainability and service. Located in a vibrant community providing outdoor recreation, agriculture, and tourism, Young Harris is committed to offering high engagement education in a small classroom environment. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Conference Carolinas.

Young Harris College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic background.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain dual enrollment records, register all Dual Enrollment students into classes, communicate with high school, counselors and students about any changes that occur.
  • Assist Financial Aid in completing GAFutures funding applications, and follow up with counselors or students for issues surrounding funding.
  • Interact frequently with high school staff, students and parents, answering inquiries well as attending Dual Enrollment events, including DE nights at area high schools and Prospective Student days at the YHC campus.
  • Monitor distance learning enrollments/attendance and communicate with students at the start of every semester.
  • Create and/or revise technology-based instructional materials (tutorials, print handbooks, audio, video).
  • Create, disseminate and publicize information regarding the dual enrollment and online programs.
  • Become familiar with Moodle to support students in basic troubleshooting and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Earned bachelor’s degree with experience in an office or academic environment. Strong customer service focus. Ability to maintain confidentiality and operate in a professional and friendly manner. Proficiency in Moodle, PowerCampus, Microsoft Suite is preferred.

Application Process

Candidates should apply electronically. Please include in your application: a cover letter, current CV, copies of graduate transcripts, relevant professional credentials and the contact information for three professional references. For best consideration, application and supporting materials should be received by April 20, 2024.  The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check. 

Questions may be sent to the search committee chair Dr. Nathan Gray.

Applications must include a cover letter, resume or current CV, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants must apply online using the College’s HR portal. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
EOE M/F/D/V

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.

Instructor of Accounting and Financial Planning (Non-tenure track)

The Young Harris College Department of Business and Public Policy seeks applicants for a full-time non-tenure track appointment Instructor of Accounting and Financial Planning position. This position will serve as Program Coordinator for the financial planning minor and instruct assigned accounting and financial planning courses.  The role includes serving as a student advisor for the finance and accounting major and the minor in financial planning. The candidate should be flexible, collegial, and have a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum. Strong written and oral communications skills are essential in addition to demonstration of qualifying graduate hours in studies related to accounting and financial planning.  Holding the Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Financial Planner ™ credential is highly preferred.

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution 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 an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and Professional Studies. Our faculty and students are highly engaged in academics, research, music programs, athletics, sustainability and service. Located in a vibrant community providing outdoor recreation, agriculture, and tourism, Young Harris is committed to offering high engagement education in a small classroom environment. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Conference Carolinas.

Young Harris College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic background.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Program Coordinator for CFP® Board Registered Program in Financial Planning providing vision, direction, and administrative oversight for program.
  • Teaching assigned Accounting and Financial Planning curriculum.
  • Advising for majors in the Finance and Accounting major and the Financial Planning minor.
  • Institutional service through committee work.
  • Participation in professional development.
  • Provide insight and contributions to the vision, direction, and administrative support of the Department of Business and Public Policy.
  • Program assessment duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate must possess an earned master’s in accounting, financial planning, or closely related degree from a regionally accredited higher education institution.  Additional mandatory qualifications include the instructor demonstrating successful completion of a minimum of 18 graduate hours in accounting or holding the Certified Public Accountant credential and completion of 18 graduate hours in Financial Planning, completion of a CFP® Board Registered Program in Financial Planning or currently possesses the CFP® credential.   Relevant professional experience in accounting or financial planning or related professions is preferred.  Demonstrated success in managing programs, assessment, college teaching experience, advising students and active membership in related professional associations is highly preferred.

Application Process

Candidates should apply electronically. Please include in your application: a cover letter, current CV, copies of graduate transcripts, relevant professional credentials and the contact information for three professional references. For best consideration, application and supporting materials should be received by April 20, 2024.  The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check. 

Questions may be sent to the search committee chair Dr. Nathan Gray.

Applications must include a cover letter, resume or current CV, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants must apply online using the College’s HR portal. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Lab Manager

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time position as lab manager beginning August 1, 2024. The applicant must possess a BS in a science discipline though an MS is preferred. The successful applicant must be willing to keep an inventory of equipment, maintain orderly stockrooms, order supplies, help prepare labs as needed for biology, chemistry and environmental science courses and oversee student lab workers. He/she must also manage lab wastes and be knowledgeable about lab safety and chemical use and safe disposal in compliance with Federal standards. A candidate with an MS would be given the opportunity to teach laboratories in areas in which he/she is qualified and to mentor undergraduate research projects as desired and needed. A person with a cooperative nature and cheerful spirit is highly desirable.

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution 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 an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and Professional Studies. Approximately 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Conference Carolinas. For more information, visit yhc.edu

Application Process

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references. Transcripts should be sent electronically to [email protected] or by mail to the Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Review of applications will begin immediately and 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

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.

Network Support Specialist

Summary

The Network Support Specialist provides network support, maintenance, general technology support, and troubleshooting services for the college community. This person will be primarily responsible for the support and maintenance of the college’s wired and wireless network equipment, phone system endpoints, and video surveillance cameras. Network support and upgrades will be done in coordination with the college’s network managed service provider. Secondary responsibilities as a part of the support team include support for computer hardware/software, audio-visual, and various other technologies. This position requires some weekend and evening assignments as well as availability during off-hours for participation in scheduled and unscheduled activities to ensure the 24/7 operation of the college network.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Network Support and Maintenance

  • Works with the managed network service provider to troubleshoot and resolve network issues.
  • Communicates regularly with the managed service provider in supporting and updating the campus network equipment. Updates tickets in the managed service provider’s support portal.
  • Daily network checks include using the network monitoring tools to ensure all network equipment is operating without error and there are no problems with performance.
  • Meet with end users to troubleshoot and resolve any reported wired or wireless network problems.
  • Maintains accurate network documentation and procedures.
  • Communicates network related problems to the Information Technology Services team.
  • Ensure all cabling and network rooms are organized, clean, and properly labeled.
  • Repair or replace low voltage network cabling.
  • Log all network support related issues in the college’s helpdesk system.

Phone Equipment and Video Surveillance:

  • Troubleshoots and resolves video surveillance issues which include camera replacement and cabling problems.
  • Installing new video surveillance cameras as needed.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving phone issues.
  • Performs moves, adds, and changes on the phone system.

General Technology Support:

  • Enters and updates all support request in the helpdesk software.
  • Answers technical support line and covers helpdesk as needed.
  • Trains end users on better use of hardware and software.
  • Works with other technology staff to resolve complex technical issues.
  • Immediately alerts the supervisor when a service-level is missed and/or a ticket becomes overdue.
  • Ensure customer acceptance of resolution and close tickets.
  • Provide client-site and remote technical support to College technology users.
  • Resolve ticketed issues within the timeframes identified in the IT department’s service level objectives.
  • Report progress toward resolution, actions taken/fixes attempted, and current ticket status regularly using the helpdesk software.
  • Follow policies and procedures related to how problems are identified, received, do updates, configures, and maintains end user operating system and software.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs computer hardware, software and printers/copiers.
  • Coordinates warranty repair with the vendor.
  • Maintains an accurate inventory of all college owned software and hardware.
  • Researches, designs, tests, and deploys new hardware and software to improve the user experience.
  • Installs, configures and maintains network-monitored data closet battery backup units.
  • Removes viruses and malware from computers.
  • Operates and maintains an ID card production service.
  • Manages and tracks all end user equipment available for checkout.
  • Documents and updates internal processes, procedures, and configurations.
  • Other duties as assigned to accomplish the role of the Network Support Specialist.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Technical Skills – Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication – Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Delegation – Delegates work assignments; Gives authority to work independently.
  • Managing People – Makes self-available to staff; Improves processes, products and services.
  • Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism – Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Quantity – Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Associates’ degree from college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Windows and Apple operating systems, database software, Office applications and possess basic networking and computer troubleshooting skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • COMPTIA Network+ Hardware and Software Certification a plus.
  • Network classes or certification a plus.
  • Experience with Windows 10 and 11
  • Experience with Office 365

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Calm under pressure
  • Logical

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Close vision for identifying MAC addresses, serial numbers, jumper settings, microchips, motherboards, and computer/networking circuitry in general.
  • Color vision for identifying color coded Ethernet cables.
  • Depth perception for cable routing above ceilings and tight spaces.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • High places: routing ethernet cable above the ceiling. Installing wireless equipment above ceilings.
  • Outdoor weather: going from task to task, between buildings.
  • Electrical shock: working near power conduits in ceilings, wiring closets, and inspecting circuitry.
  • Some spaces may be dusty, hot, cold, or dimly lit.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

EOE M/F/D/V

Residence Life Coordinators

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) position is a full-time, 11-month live-in position with meal plan which reports directly to the Director of Residence Life. The RLC is responsible for all administrative, educational, and supervisory tasks of assigned residential areas. While reporting directly to the Director of Residence Life, the RLC would be expected to supervise Resident Assistants in their residential area and assist the Director and Assistant Director with retention efforts, departmental initiatives, and programming processes with students. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership for all aspects of our residence life program and community, comprised of approximately 750+ students living in eight traditional, suite-style halls and campus apartments.
  • Assists the Director to develop effective policies and procedures to ensure a safe, healthy, and inclusive developmental learning community among the various residential areas of the College.
  • Assists with the recruitment, selection, training, and supervision of at least 10 part-time Residence Life Student staff positions.
  • Helps create a positive community environment in which students assume responsibility for their actions and creates a strong community that shows appreciation and respect for diversity.
  • Assists the Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing Operations with the administration of a residential area that includes facility inspections, moves, housing chart upkeep, key audits, and maintenance referrals.
  • Engages with students daily and in an ongoing way by living in a furnished apartment within the residence halls and using the provided meal plan to eat meals in the dining hall.
  • Manages and maintains housing databases & reports
  • Assists the Director with departmental assessment efforts including satisfaction surveys and student retention.
  • Serves as liaison between Facilities, Campus Police, Dining Services, and the Student Development Office as they relate to maintenance, student events, projects and initiatives, and residential issues.
  • Supervises the residential programming model of their area including program approval, reviewing program proposals, providing program feedback, tracking program requirements, managing programming budget, making programming purchases, and implementing largescale departmental programming.
  • Provides retention support by working to identify students whose behaviors indicate a lack of academic success strategies and refer students for academic skills assistance, including tutoring, counseling, and/or career guidance.
  • Investigates and responds to concerns and complaints promptly that provides accurate information and good public relations/customer service.
  • Participates in the rotating “on-call” system for the residential area, responding to emergencies on evenings and weekends.  Maintains a 20-minute response time to the duty area. This may include when the college is closed (i.e. Fall Break, Holidays, Winter Break, Spring Break, and Summer).
  • Completes any other administrative tasks, duties, or responsibilities assigned by the Director of Residential Living or Vice President for Student Development

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all positions.
  • An established record of excellent leadership and mentoring relationships with students, collegial relationships with staff and faculty, and strong written and oral communications skills, particularly with students and their parents, are preferred.
  • Outstanding organizational and management skills are essential for success in this role.
  • Employees are expected to be punctual and dependable to meet the needs of their department and the College.
  • Employees are expected to work 40 hours a week.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises approximately 10-15 Residence Life student staff members while adhering to the College’s policies and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, addressing complaints, resolving problems, and assessing the effectiveness of programs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two to four years related experience in increasingly responsible and professional roles related to residence life, student involvement, and/or student life areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or another related field. Experience with small, liberal arts colleges, either professionally or educationally.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods, with frequent interruptions
  • Requires getting up and down from chairs, climbing stairs, and reaching/bending
  • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
  • Requires talking, hearing, and seeing as important elements for completing assigned tasks
  • Requires occasionally lifting and/or moving objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Requires the use of various electronic tools
  • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
  • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others: and responding appropriately to constructive feedback from management.

Application Process

Applications must include a cover letter, resume or current CV, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants must apply online using the College’s HR portal. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V

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.

Residence Life and Internship Coordinator

The Residence Life and Internship Coordinator position is a full-time, 12-month, live-in position with a meal plan who reports to the Assistant Director of Residence Life. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Residence Life Functions

  • Provides leadership for our residence life program and community, comprised of approximately 750+ students living in eight traditional, suite-style halls and campus apartments.
  • Assists with the recruitment, selection, training, and supervision of at least 10 part-time Residence Life Student staff positions.
  • Helps create a positive community environment in which students assume responsibility for their actions and creates a strong community that shows appreciation and respect for diversity.
  • Assists the Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing Operations with the administration of a residential area that includes facility inspections, moves, housing chart upkeep, key audits, and maintenance referrals.
  • Engage with students daily and in an ongoing way by living in an apartment within the residence halls and using the provided meal plan to eat meals in the dining hall.
  • Investigates and responds to concerns and complaints promptly that provides accurate information and good public relations/customer service.
  • Participates in the rotating “on-call” system for the residential area, responding to emergencies on evenings and weekends.  Maintains a 20-minute response time to the duty area.

Internship Coordinator Functions

  • Conduct one-on-one vocational counseling sessions, including conducting vocational assessment using various instruments, practice interviewing, critiquing resumes, and developing job-search strategies.
  • Present workshops on various career development topics.
  • Assist with organizing and implementing fairs and events, including the solicitation of business, marketing the event to students, and coordinating all the logistical components.
  • Assist with employer relations, including assisting employers in using the online career management system, soliciting attendance at job fairs, soliciting guest speakers, and encouraging employers to use the full array of the services the office has to offer.
  • Assist in collection, tabulation, and analysis of outcomes information for students and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and revise program policies and procedures including a program manual and promotional material with updates it as needed.
  • Assist with promotion and maintaining/updating the database the Alumni Mentor Program.
  • Critique resumes, cover letters, and graduate school applications.
  • Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all positions.

  • An established record of excellent leadership and mentoring relationships with students, collegial relationships with staff and faculty, and strong written and oral communications skills, particularly with students and their parents, are preferred.
  • Outstanding organizational and management skills are essential for success in this role.
  • Employees are expected to be punctual and dependable to meet the needs of their department and the College.
  • Employees are expected to work 40 hours a week.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises approximately 10-15 members of the Residence Life student staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities per the College’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems, and assessing the effectiveness of programs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and three to five years related experience in increasingly responsible and professional roles related to residence life, student involvement, and/or student life areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or another related field. Experience with small, liberal arts colleges, either professionally or educationally.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods, with frequent interruptions.
  • Requires getting up and down from chairs, climbing stairs, and reaching/bending.
  • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work.
  • Requires talking, hearing, and seeing as important elements for completing assigned tasks.
  • Requires occasionally lifting and/or moving objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Requires the use of various electronic tools.
  • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes.
  • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others: and responding appropriately to constructive feedback from management.

Application Process

Applications must include a cover letter, current CV, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants must apply online using the College’s HR portal. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

EOE M/F/D/V

Senior Financial Aid Counselor

The primary function of the Senior Financial Aid Counselor is to guide prospective and currently enrolled students and their families through the financial aid process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Counsel students and families on financial aid eligibility, application procedures, and various
    financial aid programs

  • Respond to student inquiries in person, by phone, and by email
  • Maintain current knowledge of federal Title IV regulations, state rules, and institutional policies
    pertaining to financial aid

  • Package students with appropriate financial aid awards
  • Manage the Work Study program
  • Administer the Dual Enrollment program
  • Monitor Fine Arts Scholarship awarding
  • Perform verifications
  • Track missing documents and communicate with students regarding file completion
  • Supervise Financial Aid Work Study student staff
  • Give presentations on type of aid, the financial aid application process, and payment options
    during recruiting events

  • Serve on committees, including the SAP Appeal Committee, as needed
  • Actively participate in professional development and training opportunities
  • Other duties as required

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, mathematics, or other related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Previous experience in a financial aid office
  • Capability to understand, articulate, and support the benefits of a diverse campus community and value the perspective of others
  • Effective, empathetic, and engaging communicator with the ability to build relationships with prospective students, their families, and campus partners
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and work independently, or as part of a project team, to complete multiple tasks with competing deadlines and priorities with a strong attention to detail and while exercising grace under pressure
  • Experience exercising independent judgment and discretion with little or no guidance, making decisions on behalf of the Financial Aid Office and the College that are appropriate, timely, and defensible while maintaining appropriate confidentiality
  • Comfortable creating and making presentations to audiences of 300+
  • Strong computing skills and efficiency utilizing computing applications on various systems and programs (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, PowerFAids, PowerCampus, etc.) as well as with admissions information management systems
    Possess a positive attitude, consistently proactive in fulfilling job responsibilities

  • Demonstrated commitment to a student-centered quality customer service

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • 1+ years experience working with federal, state, and local financial aid policies and processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business, finance, accounting, mathematics, other related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Prior financial aid experience at a four-year institution
  • 2+ years proven experience of successful performance in a fast-paced financial aid office

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the supervision of work study students

Working Conditions & Physical Effort

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time while handling frequent interruptions
  • Requires extended hours during peak times as well as occasional weekend work
  • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
  • Requires talking, hearing, and seeing as important elements for completing assigned tasks
  • Requires comfort speaking in front of large groups
  • Requires the use of various electronic tools
  • Requires the ability to relate to others and to partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
  • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, instructing, and/or speaking with others
  • Requires the ability to respond appropriately to constructive feedback from management

    Application Process

    Applications must include a cover letter, current CV, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants must apply online using the College’s HR portal. Review of applications will begin immediately. 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