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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 Instructor of Accounting

The Department of Business and Public Policy at Young Harris College invites applications for part time, non-tenure track teaching position. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach introductory financial and managerial accounting in a face-to-face format on the Young Harris College Campus in Young Harris, GA. Applicants should hold a terminal graduate degree in a related field. (e.g., MAcc, MBA with accounting concentration). Successful applicants may teach up to nine credit hours per semester in person, hold office hours, and assist students as needed. A strong Commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required, as well as comfort in using instructional system technology (e.g., Moodle). Instructors are compensated per course at competitive rates.

The Department of Business and Public Policy is an interdisciplinary program inspired by former Georgia Governor Zell Miller that trains students to think critically and creatively, in the liberal arts tradition, about interplay between business and the political process.

Please Include in your application: a cover letter, current CV, copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three professional references. Applicants can submit their materials electronically at
https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=4940561.

Review of applications will continue until position has been 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

Regional Recruiter- Remote (Atlanta, GA area only)

Young Harris College is accepting applications for a dynamic individual to join our team in the Office of Admissions as a Regional Recruiter. The position, which will be located in the Atlanta, Georgia area, will serve as the front-line point of contact for prospective high school students in the greater Metro-Atlanta region.

Essential Functions:

  • Counsel students and families regarding application procedures as well as scholarship
  • opportunities
  • Respond to student and parent inquiries in person, by phone, and through email
  • Attend college fairs
  • Plan high school travel and visits
  • Develop relationships with prospective students and families as well as high school
  • counselors and other influencers
  • Give presentations during recruiting events
  • Attend all on-campus recruiting events such as Open House
  • Evaluate admissions applications
  • Ensure recruitment goals are met regarding applications, acceptances, and deposits
  • Serve on committees as needed
  • Actively participate in professional development and training opportunities
  • Other duties as required

Required Education, Experience, and Background:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as public speaking ability
  • Ability to communicate complex processes to a diverse audience
  • Strong customer service and intrapersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Capability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Exceptional prioritization and time management skills
  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to one of the counties within the Metro-
  • Atlanta recruiting territory

Preferred Education, Experience, and Background:

  • Previous experience in higher education, preferably in recruitment and/or sales
  • Experience with Liaison or other CRM system and Student Information Systems

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

 

Assistant Professor of Marketing

The Department of Business and Public Policy at Young Harris College invites applications for a full time Assistant professor of marketing. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach introductory and upper-level marketing courses in a face-to-face format on the Young Harris campus in Young Harris, GA. Applicants should hold a graduate degree in a related field. Broad knowledge in marketing is required, with some preference for candidates with expertise in quantitative methods. The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching excellence.

The Department of Business and Public Policy is an interdisciplinary department inspired by former Georgia Governor Zell Miller that trains students to think critically and creatively, in the liberal arts tradition, about the interplay between business and public policy.

Questions about the position may be sent to Dr, Woodbury at tdwoodbury@yhc.edu.

Please include in your application: a cover letter, current CV, copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three professional references. Applicant will submit their materials through https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=4895852Review of applications will continue until 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

Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

Summary
Assures compliance with all NCAA and Peach Belt Conference 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 Coach

EOE M/F/D/V

Director of Residence Life

Young Harris College seeks an innovative administrator to provide management of a housing and residential life program for over 1000 students. The Director for Residence Life will partner with multiple constituents to enhance the academic mission of the institution and create a learning environment that addresses the holistic growth of students. The successful Director will approach their work from an educational perspective, exhibit exemplary communication skills and contribute to the development of a larger vision of the division and College.

This essential position will begin immediately. This is a full time, live-on campus position.

Job Summary

The 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. The Director will recruit, select, train, and supervise a team of professional Residence Life Coordinators (RLC) and Resident Assistants (RA). The Director lives on campus and manages the Residence Life staff, and functionality of one or more residence halls. The Director will serve in an on-call rotation and is considered an essential employee.

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
  • Develop and manage an appropriate budget for the Residence Life department
  • Hold students accountable for college policy and behavioral guidelines
  • 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 on-going training and development
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to facilitate academic programs in the residence halls
  • Collaborate with Athletic Administration
  • 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 supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Director of Residence Life directly supervises three professional staff members and is responsible for the RA program. The professional staff members provide supervision to RAs. The Director 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

Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or other related field; minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous professional residence life experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Five or more years’ experience in higher education administration and experience working in a small college environment is highly desirable. Preference for an individual who has served at the director or equivalent level.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three detailed references. 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

Assistant Softball Coach

Summary

Assures compliance with all NCAA and Peach Belt Conference 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 Coach
     

EOE M/F/D/V

Adjunct Instructor of Religious Studies

Young Harris College, a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia, invites applications for one (1) part-time Adjunct Instructor of Religious Studies to begin in January 2023. Candidates will be responsible for teaching at least 2 sections of RELI 1200 World Religions each semester. Due to the position's emphasis on World Religions, the successful candidate will be expected to teach a plurality of religious perspectives and encourage a diverse religious literacy for students. Applicants must possess at least 18 hours of graduate study in Religious Studies, those with a Masters or PhD in Religious Studies are preferred. Candidates may also be asked to participate in YHC’s Early College Program which provides online instruction to dual-enrolled students.

Candidates should apply electronically at: 

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=4790678

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and unofficial transcripts. Materials should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Dr. Matthew Byron, Chair of the Department of History and Religious Studies Search Committee, Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Review of applications will 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

Communications Director

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Communications Director plans and executes an integrated strategy to enhance the College’s image and increase awareness of programs, departments, and accomplishments to internal and external audiences. The Director builds relationships with multiple stakeholders in order to enhance the institution’s reputation and strengthen its brand. They lead the Office of Communications and Marketing, which includes two full-time direct reports and an intern and/or student worker.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement a distinctive and results-driven integrated communications strategy that encompasses advertising, publics relations, publications, digital and social media, and media relations.
  • Strengthens the College’s position within the higher education marketplace by engaging with our key audiences to raise the profile of the College; attract a diverse, high-achieving student population; and engage alumni, donors, and community members.
  • Lead the development of communications materials on behalf of the College, including print and digital collateral, press releases, event scripts, video scripts, website and social media content, HTML emails and newsletters, and articles for the College’s magazine.
  • Elevate communications by ensuring cohesive implementation of brand standards across all channels, platforms, and publications, including regularly updating and distributing the College’s published style guide.
  • Serve as the College’s media contact, maintaining the institution’s media list, cultivating relationships with media contacts, and responding to all media inquiries.
  • Amplify the impact of alumni, faculty, staff, and students’ achievements in local, state, and regional publications.
  • Build a culture of collaboration by managing regular campus-wide communications planning and information meetings to define and advance strategic events and objectives and develop a proactive communications plan and calendar.
  • Support select College-sponsored events hosted by various offices, including but not limited to academic affairs, advancement, alumni relations, and athletics.
  • Implement measurement tools and analytics to determine effectiveness of overall communication programs and initiatives.
  • Establish and, when needed, execute an appropriate crisis communication plan for the College.
  • Manage the budget and expenses for the Office of Communications and Marketing.
  • Serve on other College committees as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English, or a related field with 5+ years of experience
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing, editing, and public speaking
  • Ability to develop effective relations across diverse constituencies
  • Effective leadership and team building skills
  • Oversight of projects and resources including establishing priorities, managing timelines, and meeting deadlines
  • Experience working with outside vendors who provide services such as graphic design, photography, videography, and digital and social media content
  • Fluency in English (oral and written)
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

  • Master’s degree in communications, journalism, English, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a higher education setting
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience with website content management systems (e.g., Drupal)
  • Experience with email and social media platforms (e.g., Mailchimp, SproutSocial, etc.)
  • Proficiency using the software, hardware, and processes related to multimedia and graphic design production

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.