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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 Sociology - Dual Enrollment at Jefferson City HS and/or Peachtree Academy

Young Harris College invites applications for part time, non-tenure track positions to begin in January 2022. 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. One of these Early College courses will be taught at Jefferson City High School while the second course will be taught at Peachtree Academy in Covington. You can apply to teach one or both courses.

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. 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. 

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3451715

EOE M/F/D/V

Assistant Professor of Education (Tenure Track)

The Department of Education at Young Harris College seeks a tenure-track faculty member as a collaborative addition for the Teacher Preparation Program. Candidates should be deeply committed to undergraduate/graduate education, have a mission to prepare exceptional educators, and have proof of scholarly undertakings, and there is an expectation of evidence of professional and community involvement/service. The Department is interested in candidates who can positively impact the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service.

The candidate must be able to teach methods courses for graduate and undergraduates in elementary reading, middle grades social studies, and/or secondary math, life science, or history as well as introductory courses in Foundations of Education, field studies seminars, supervise clinical experience candidates, and other related educational courses. Other duties will include mentoring undergraduate students, providing service to the department, division, and college, participating in research and other scholarly activities.

Qualifications and General Responsibilities:

  • Includes the preparation of course syllabi and classes, the preparation and grading of examinations, classroom instruction (teaching face-to-face and/or online or remote, and other technology-based instruction), as needed, to meet enrollment goals
  • Observe office hours for purposes of student conference; meet with students as requested/needed and by appointment
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary, middle, and or secondary teaching methods and one or more of the following additional areas: literacy, mathematics, or social science education
  • Participation in activities (usually through committee work) designed to advance the mission, goals, and quality of the College, Division, and Department (Teacher Preparation Program) programs
  • Provide service to the Education profession, the YHC Teacher Preparation Program, Young Harris College, and work with school and community partners to advance initiatives
  • Attendance is expected at Department, Division, and general College meetings
  • Participation in all faculty and administrative meetings, commencement ceremonies, and other meetings/events as required
  • Maintain current knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic discipline
  • Participate in professional activity within the faculty member's field of specialization, or otherwise directed towards the Department/College's mission
  • Supervise field experiences of teacher education candidates
  • Serve as student advisor
  • Contribute to assessment processes for making continuous improvements at the course, program, and institutional levels.
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive work culture and climate by interacting and communicating in a manner to foster teamwork and by providing leadership as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Conduct scholarship that supports the aims of the Teacher Preparation Program
  • Ed.D. or Ph.D. in the teacher education field (e.g., elementary, middle grades, or secondary literacy, mathematics, or social science education).
  • A minimum of two years of successful teaching experience in K-12 schools
  • Experience in the development of instructional materials

 

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience in assessment especially as it relates to accreditation
  • Recruitment and retention of students
  • Research and Publication within the candidate’s field of expertise that support the goals of the TPP
  • Experience working with technology used in public schools
  • Current Teaching License
  • Experience Teaching in K-12 schools
  • Experience teaching in higher education is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of instructional technology
  • Knowledge related to technology integration across the curriculum
  • Comprehensive knowledge of public school practices and current initiatives for school reform
  • Strong writing and communication skills

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For priority consideration, please apply by April 24, 2021 and include the following:

  • Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V
  • Candidates should apply electronically.  Required application documents: letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of reference.  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.  Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.

 

Please submit the following application materials:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three Professional References
  • Transcript(s) from each degree-granting institution
  • Current Teaching License if available

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

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3554746

EOE M/F/D/V

Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Summary

The Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach will direct and oversee all coaching duties of the women’s lacrosse program, coordinating all aspects of recruitment, scheduling, training, academics and budget management.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred; Two or more years of collegiate coaching and/or playing experience, collegiate recruiting experience, effective communication (verbal and written), proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the Head Coach of the women’s lacrosse team
  • Evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes who can excel both academically and athletically
  • Promote an environment which places an emphasis on academics and graduation
  • Responsible for developing team and individual practices
  • Responsible for competition scheduling and all travel arrangements
  • Coordinate all fundraising and community service events
  • Knowledge and commitment to NCAA, Gulf South Conference and Young Harris College rules, polices and procedures
  • Responsible for managing operating budget and scholarship budget while maintaining roster requirements

 

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3713325

EOE M/F/D/V

Instructor of Management

The Department of Business and Public Policy at Young Harris College invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Instructor to begin in August 2021. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach introductory management courses in a face-to-face format on the Young Harris College campus in Young Harris, Ga. Applicants should hold a graduate degree (at least a Master’s degree) in a related field.  Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to other functional business areas, including marketing, finance, etc.  The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching excellence, comfort in using technology in teaching, and a commitment to mentoring and advising students.

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.

Please include in your application: a cover letter, current CV, and the contact information for three professional references. Applicants will submit their materials through https://www.yhc.edu/human-resources/employment. 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. 

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3571816

EOE M/F/D/V


SODEXO EMPLOYMENT

Groundskeeper

The Groundskeeper will landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Work typically consists of a variety of tasks; examples include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, edging, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, irrigation, sweeping of parking lots and sidewalks, snow and ice management, and sports field setup and maintenance. 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.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Mows lawns and trims grass around walks, flower beds, trees and walls.
  • Prunes shrubs and trees, at the direction of the immediate Supervisor, to shape and improve growth.
  • Removes fallen or damaged leaves, branches, and twigs using mowers, tractors and other hand and power tools.
  • Lays out and maintains flower beds, mulch beds, or other decorative vegetation.
  • Maintains and sharpens tools and makes minor repairs on equipment, as needed.
  • Plants, fertilizes, waters and uses weed and insect control products at the direction of the immediate Supervisor to maintain grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.
  • Removes snow and ice from walks, roads and driveways, utilizing hand tools, machines or vehicles.
  • Spreads salt, picks up litter, rakes, removes debris from hard surfaces. .
  • Cleans drainage ditches and culverts, including, but not limited to the filling of potholes and the sweeping of accumulated debris along curb lines.
  • Maintains driveways and parking lots.
  • Repairs fences, gates, walls, irrigation systems, walks and outbuildings using carpentry, masonry and painting tools.
  • May perform marking and maintenance of sports fields.
  • Performs routine cleaning and maintenance on gardening and grounds equipment.
  • May operate trucks and assorted power equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
  • May participate in the setup and tear-down of event furniture, such as tables, chairs and tents.
  • May participate in the movement of furniture, supplies and material.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • 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.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

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

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • 1 to 2 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 use all relevant electronic and communication devices.
  • Adapts procedures, processes, tools equipment and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the position.
  • Ability to effectively communicate policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by fellow employees.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

License/Qualifications:

  • Possess valid driver’s license if assigned to drive a vehicle.

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):

  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends, and extended hours as business dictates.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to heat/cold.
  • 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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Housekeeping

The Environmental Svc Attnd may work in any location on client premises. This individual cleans and keeps in an orderly condition facilities or locations in the areas of commercial, health care, schools, universities or other establishments. 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, client requirements and applicable industry standards.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Cleans offices, patients’/residents’ rooms, dorms, classrooms, schools, common areas, lavatories, halls, food service areas and any other areas that may require attention.
  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs, polishes floors and vacuums hallways, stairs and office space.
  • May perform hard-surface floor scrubbing, stripping and refinishing, as well as carpet spotting and extraction, which require the use of mechanical equipment.
  • May participate in the maintenance of wood floors, such as in gymnasiums or dance studios, to include cleaning, screening, stripping, sanding and refinishing.
  • Cleans light fixtures, ceilings and vents, walls, mattresses, furniture, windows and window coverings.
  • Will be required to properly and safely use cleaning chemicals per manufacturer and Sodexo standards.
  • Empties trash and garbage containers.
  • Replenishes supplies and materials.
  • May change sheets and replenish linens.
  • May perform routine equipment maintenance and make minor repairs.
  • May drive a golf cart or other vehicles.
  • Moves furniture and sets-up tables and chairs.
  • Notifies supervisor concerning any need for any maintenance repairs or additions observed.
  • 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 participate in snow and ice management duties, including the operation of snow removal equipment
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Knowledge of proper and safe use of applicable custodial equipment.
  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Appropriate maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift 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.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • No previous experience required.

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Ability to learn and use established techniques for the efficient and compliant completion of duties.
  • 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.
  • Must have basic phone and computer skills (email, texting, etc.).
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Adequate/reasonable oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well alone and in a team.
  • Ability to use all relevant electronic and communication devices.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

License/Qualifications

  • Possess a valid driver’s license if required to drive a vehicle
  • Certifications: Blood Borne Pathogen Training.

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.
  • 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.
  • Will be exposed to various cleaning chemicals.

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HVAC Tech

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.

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 troubleshoot and resolve 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.

 

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 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 shift 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.

 

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.

 

License/Qualifications:

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

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.

 

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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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.