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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. For more information, visit yhc.edu.
 

 

Adjunct Instructors– Sociology courses at Jefferson City High School, Jefferson, GA

 

Young Harris College invites applications for part time, non-tenure track positions to begin in August 2020.  Duties will primarily include teaching the SOCI 1120 Introduction to Sociology course for Young Harris Early College. Young Harris Early College is the YHC dual-enrollment program whereby high school students take college courses to receive transferable college credits while still earning credit toward high school graduation These Early College courses will be taught in the Jefferson City High School classroom.

The successful candidate will have earned at least a Master’s degree in Sociology or closely related field. A strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required, as well as a comfort in using technology.  Reasonable student enrollment per course and competitive pay (per course).  Sample course syllabi will be provided by YHC faculty.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2955547.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV 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 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

 

Adjunct Instructor of English – Dual Enrollment at Jefferson City High School

 

Young Harris College invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure track position teaching composition in our Early College program for dual-enrolled students. Students taking classes through Early College earn transferable college credits while simultaneously earning credit toward high school graduation. We anticipate offering one or more courses of composition at Jefferson City High School in northern Georgia during the fall 2020 semester, with the possibility of additional courses spring 2021 and subsequently. These Early College courses will be taught in the high school classroom. The instructor will need to commute to Jefferson, GA (near Athens, GA).  

The successful candidate will have earned at least a Master’s degree in English or a closely related field. A strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required, as well as comfort using technology. Instructors are compensated per course at competitive rates.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2952320.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for 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 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

 

Adjunct Instructor of Political Science – Dual Enrollment at Towns and Union County High Schools

 

Young Harris College invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure track position teaching American Government in our Early College program for dual-enrolled students. Students taking classes through Early College earn transferable college credits while simultaneously earning credit toward high school graduation. We anticipate offering one course each of Introduction to American Government at Towns and Union County High Schools in northern Georgia during the fall 2020 semester, with the possibility of additional courses spring 2021 and subsequently. These Early College courses will be taught in the high school classroom. The instructor will need to commute to Towns County High School near Hiawassee, GA, and Union County High School near Blairsville, GA.

The successful candidate will have earned at least a Master’s degree in Political Science or a closely related field. A strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required, as well as comfort using technology. Instructors are compensated per course at competitive rates.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2952355.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for 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 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

 

Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy, or Instructor of Philosophy and/or History 

 

Young Harris College invites applications for one full-time position in the Department of History and Religious Studies. The Department is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy or a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor of Philosophy beginning August 1, 2020. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Philosophy or History with at least 18 graduate hours in the other discipline are preferred and will be considered for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Candidates with an M.A. in Philosophy may be considered for a non-tenure track, full-time Instructor position. Candidates with an M.A. in History may be considered for a non-tenure track, full-time Instructor position, provided that they also have at least 18 graduate hours in Philosophy. The ideal candidate will possess the requisite knowledge and experience to teach courses that support the History Major and Minor, the Philosophy Minor and the college’s general education core curriculum. At minimum, the candidate must be able to support the Philosophy Minor, and teach Philosophy courses in the college’s general education core curriculum. Specialization in each discipline is open, with the exception that we do not seek someone with specialization in American history. The ability to teach additional courses in areas such as Religious History, Philosophy of Law, and/or Gender Studies is favorable but not mandatory. Online course experience is helpful, as summer courses at the institution are conducted in this way.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2935786

Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references. Additional information that applicants wish to submit can be sent electronically to humanresources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, ATTN: Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy, or Instructor of Philosophy and/or History Position, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Review of applications will begin on April 6, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. The 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

 

Assistant Professor of Economics

 

The Department of Business and Public Policy at Young Harris College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics position beginning Fall 2020. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach introductory and upper-level courses in economics.  The area of specialization is open, with some preference for candidates with an area of specialization in Industrial Organization, Business Economics or Labor Economics.  The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching excellence, a research program compatible with undergraduate education, and a commitment to mentoring and advising students.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics (or related field).  Individuals who are ABD and will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment will be considered, with the understanding that the terminal degree must be completed within one year and the rank will be instructor.

To be considered in the first screening, application and supporting materials should be received by March 26, 2020.

Questions may be sent to the search committee chair Danny Woodbury at tdwoodbury@yhc.edu.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2930612

Please include in your application: a cover letter, current CV, research sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three professional references.  In addition, any other information can 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.  The 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

 

Academic Records Specialist

 

Young Harris College is seeking an Academic Records Specialist. Reporting to the Registrar, the Academic Records Specialist will participate in the operations of the Registrar’s Office; student registration; maintenance of students’ academic records; implementation of academic and administrative policies and procedures; conduct institutional research or other special projects as assigned. The position requires a solid background in spreadsheet software, specifically Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, and the individual hired will be trained to work within the databases used by the Young Harris College campus community.

The position requires a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2904207.

A resume and at least three professional references should be included. 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. The 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

 

Administrative and Data Assistant – Education Department

 

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time Administrative and Data Assistant to support the Young Harris College Department of Education to begin immediately. The successful candidate will have, at a minimum, an associate's degree in a related field and one to three years’ experience serving in an administrative role. 

The Administrative and Data Assistant is responsible for providing program support to the Department of Education faculty and education students pursuing teacher certification. In this role, duties primarily involve providing administrative and data management execution support to the department’s teacher preparation program using LiveText, edTPA, other systems, and developing and maintaining a data management support system that is in compliance with Georgia Professional Standards Commission requirements. This role includes possessing a demonstrated capacity to build positive relationships with faculty, students, outside associations, partner schools and outside oversight agencies with jurisdiction over a Georgia teacher preparation program.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2881813.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume and three professional references. Additional documents can 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
 

Full-time Instructor of Mathematic - Milton, Georgia and Marietta, Georgia

 

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position to begin in August, 2020. Duties will primarily include teaching mathematics courses for Young Harris Early College, including College Algebra (MATH 1101), Pre-Calculus (MATH 1113), and Elementary Statistics (MATH 2000). Young Harris Early College is the YHC dual-enrollment program whereby high school students take college courses to receive transferable college credits while still earning credit toward high school graduation.

The face-to-face dual enrollment college courses will be taught in a high school classroom. Instructors for this position will need to teach at Cambridge High School in Milton, Georgia, and Marietta High School in Marietta, Georgia, for these classes. 

A combination of the above face-to-face and online classes are a possibility. The online courses are pre-built in Moodle. The instructor is tasked with facilitating the courses, providing prompt, meaningful feedback, and communicating frequently with students to facilitate success. 

The successful candidate will have earned at least a master’s degree in mathematics or closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in mathematics. Experience with Moodle and MyOpenMath are a plus. A strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required, as well as a comfort in using technology. Sample course syllabi will be provided by YHC faculty.

Competitive annual salary and full benefits.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2813693.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV 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 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

Environmental 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: Dependable, responsible and able to work well with others.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Clean offices, classrooms, restrooms and hallways.
  • Check and remove graffiti from classrooms, walls and other surfaces.
  • Inform the Housekeeping Supervisor of needed supplies and/or equipment.
  • Assist in trash and recycling management by collecting and discarding.
  • Perform any and all other duties as deemed necessary by the Housekeeping Supervisor.

Call Sodexo Facilities Management at (706) 379-5185 regarding interest in this opportunity. You can also apply for this job at sodexo.balancetrak.com. In the search window, put “2018-04943” then press enter.

HVAC Technician

 

The HVAC Technician will provide HVAC services with specific responsibility for identifying repair and/or replacement needs; installing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading HVAC systems and equipment; assisting other skilled trades; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job site.  The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements. This is a full-time position. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems.
  • Monitors HVAC systems and operations, and ensures that routine preventive maintenance is performed according to established schedules and standards.
  • Responds to hot and cold calls, then troubleshoots and resolves issues.
  • Checks, repairs and/or replaces valves, motors, controls, switches, gauges, wiring, fans, pumps, compressors, condensers, cores, pipes and other functional components of the system.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Documents all work in the CMMS system.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.  
  • Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.  
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • 1 or more years of related work experience.

 Skills/Aptitude:

  • Ability to present self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers and client representatives.
  • Ability to provide clear directions and respond accordingly to employees.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work well alone and in a team.
  • Must have basic phone and computer skills (email, texting, etc.).
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent management and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

Certifications: Holds appropriate license/certification for the specific work to be done in the city and state in which the work will be done.

General Qualifications:

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shifts on time with satisfactory regularity in light of Sodexo time and attendance policy and/or client operating hours.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.

Apply now at https://sodexousa.jobs/young-harris-ga/hvac-technician/86DB6B1AD2674523BC0731D7914DE832/job/

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.