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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

Assistant Advancement Coordinator

The purpose of the position of the Assistant Advancement Coordinator is to support the Advancement Coordinator and the Office of Advancement as a whole. The successful candidate is dedicated, hardworking and has strong attention to detail. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are a must.

A high school diploma is required and an associate’s degree or higher is preferred. One to two years of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is desired. Applicants must be highly proficient with Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint). A working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software is a plus.

The Assistant Advancement Coordinator will prepare and manage correspondence, calendars and daily meetings. Conduct senior-level administrative and general office duties, including managing team and individual calendars, mail, copying, record keeping, word processing and telephone reception. Provide assistance to and coordination with the Office of the President as needed. Prepare purchase orders and payment request forms for teams within the Office of Advancement. Assist Advancement Services in daily gift entry, acknowledgements, and Raiser’s Edge database maintenance and utilization. Assist with event coordination within the Office of Advancement and with other College departments.

*This is a temporary, 16 week position with possibility of changing to permanent. 

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

Candidates should apply electronically at


Associate Director of Communication

Under the supervision of the Director of Communications & Marketing, the Associate Director of Communications & Marketing is responsible for a range of duties that support the goals of Young Harris College through a variety of communications and marketing tools and initiatives. Providing information on, increasing awareness of and promoting a positive reputation of the College through traditional and digital media are key objectives of this position. The position requires collaboration with the Communications & Marketing team. The position also collaborates cross-functionally with other College divisions and departments, including the Advancement, Alumni, Admissions and Executive teams.

The primary responsibility of this job is to manage the College’s web presence. This includes daily maintenance of content on the College’s main website ( The successful candidate will develop new content and features as needed, delete outdated content and coordinate with other departments to ensure information on their pages remains accurate and timely. The Associate Director will troubleshoot any web issues, identify web needs and develop creative solutions. The successful candidate will also work with technical support and vendors on programming and design changes as needed. The ability to track, understand and report on website analytics is important, as is recommending and implementing improvements based on data and trends.In addition to managing the website, the Associate Director will research and gather information for various communications. The successful candidate will write and edit content for use in and on multiple channels, including press releases, magazine articles, newsletter articles, marketing collateral, the website, social media and more. Excellent proofreading skills and precise attention to detail are required.

Additionally, the Associate Director will assist with photography and video planning, production and editing, as well as the organization and maintenance of digital assets. The successful candidate will also assist with social media initiatives, so a solid understanding of social media strategy is desired. Superb organizational skills are a plus. Since the Office of Communications & Marketing interfaces with many internal and external stakeholders, it’s important for the Associate Director to have strong relationship building skills. The successful candidate will interact with students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, donors, community organizations and the media. The Associate Director will be a self-starter who shows initiative, a problem solver and a team player.

A bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field is required. Three or more years of related experience is preferred.

Fluency in English (oral and written) is required. Knowledge of AP Style is preferred.

Proficiency on a PC and/or Mac is required. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) is required. Experience with website content management systems (e.g., Drupal) is preferred. Experience with email and social media platforms (e.g., Mailchimp, SproutSocial, etc.) is preferred. Experience with graphic design, photography and video software is a plus.

Candidates should apply electronically at

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


Director of Admissions

Young Harris College, a small, selective, predominantly residential liberal arts college located in the mountains of northeast Georgia, invites applications for the position of Director of Admissions. Reporting to the Provost and serving on the Provost’s Council, the Director is the College’s chief recruitment officer, responsible for overseeing all policies and procedures relevant to recruiting and admitting undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students, and for supervising all Admissions Office employees. 

The Director of Admissions will build upon a recent history of success during times of change. Having partnered with industry leaders Liaison and EAB, Young Harris has experienced a 45% increase in undergraduate applications and acceptances in 2020.  Despite widespread challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the fall 2020 incoming cohort will be the largest at YHC in three years, with the second-largest number of first-year students in the College’s history.

The Director also has responsibility for admitting students to the College’s first graduate degree program, a hybrid-delivery Master of Arts in Teaching that began in 2019 and has more than doubled in enrollment in 2020.  A second graduate program to serve the needs of local and regional communities is planned for the coming year, pending approval by SACSCOC, the College’s regional accreditor. The Director of Admissions also coordinates with the Director of Early College & Distance Learning to support dual enrollment students online and at multiple partner high schools in Georgia.

The ideal candidate is a creative, energetic leader and developer of talent who understands the decision-making habits of prospective college students, can communicate the College’s value proposition via multiple social media platforms, and has a thorough understanding of traditional and emerging admissions practices. This full-time, exempt staff position requires an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, at least three years of recent experience in college admissions, and experience as a supervisor.  A master’s degree and at least five years of recent experience in college admissions is strongly preferred.

Resume and at least three professional references should be included. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to 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.

Candidates should apply electronically at

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


User Support Specialist

Young Harris College invites applications for the position of User Support Specialist. The User Support Specialist works within a customer focused team environment to deliver exceptional service and support to the college community. The ideal candidate will possess technology skills in the following areas: desktop/laptop computers, software, printers/copiers, projectors and sound systems. Responsibilities will include installation and maintenance of all technology enhanced classrooms, access control software, setup and teardown of audio visual equipment for events, diagnoses of end-user technical issues in the areas of applications, operating systems, hardware, network connectivity and printers. Since technology plays a key role in the overall operation of the College, this position will require occasional work beyond normal business hours and on call availability for situations that require immediate attention. In this position, this person must be a results-driven individual with business acumen, have the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff, excellent prioritization and time management skills.

An Associate Degree in Computer Information Systems or Business Management is required with 3+ years of experience in providing technology and audio visual support. In lieu of an Associate Degree, 5+ years of experience will be considered. Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with people in a variety of situations. Excellent customer service skills are a must. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

Candidates should apply electronically at:

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


Head Coach Men's Lacrosse

Young Harris College is seeking candidates for the position of Head Coach Men’s Lacrosse to be responsible for the direction of the NCAA D-II Men’s Lacrosse Program at Young Harris College. This individual will perform a variety of functions including, but not limited to, the following: recruitment, coaching, budget management, purchasing equipment and uniforms, scheduling games and practices, public relations and fundraising. This individual is fully responsible for the academic achievement, retention, and graduation of each student-athlete on involved in the program. This individual will be able to organize, supervise, coordinate and employ sound coaching techniques and practices. This individual will have a thorough knowledge of and commitment to compliance with all NCAA, Peach Belt Conference and Young Harris College rules, polices & procedures.

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three references. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to 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.

Candidates should apply electronically at:

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



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 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.


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


  • 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.

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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.