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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 - 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 2021. Duties will primarily include teaching the SOCI 1120 Introduction to Sociology course for Young Harris Early. 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. 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=3451596

EOE M/F/D/V

 Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Young Harris College, a Methodist affiliated liberal arts institution located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, invites applications for a full-time faculty position with a specialization in (Graphic Design) to begin August 2021. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should possess a strong background in graphic arts and digital art making. Teaching assignment includes introductory courses in Digital Art, Typography, Illustration, Video Design, Branding, Advertising Principles, Professional Practices and opportunities to teach in additional areas of expertise complimenting current art or design curriculum.

Responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching in the art department, advising of art majors, program development, administrative duties relative to the digital arts program/lab, a commitment to excellence in teaching, participation in department, college, and professional service and scholarly engagement in the discipline. Master’s degree required and three years teaching experience at the college level preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach a variety of courses in the undergraduate graphic design major curriculum at all levels and potentially arts-related courses within the art major curriculum.
  • Share in the ongoing development and implementation of department and college activities and projects, including student and curriculum assessment, new curriculum development, and student recruitment.
  • Engage in research, scholarship, and other professional activities.
  • Mentor students through academic advising, research projects, and internship opportunities.
  • Participate in service to the college, including participation in faculty governance and committee work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A completed M.F.A. or MDes in Graphic Design, or Visual Communication Design preferred.
  • Three years of teaching experience in graphic design at the university or college level.
  • Professional practice experience in the field of design with emphasis in preferred teaching areas.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who can collaborate with colleagues in department and across campus.

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=3431515

EOE M/F/D/V

Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Studies Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college 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 the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,000 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences—and plans to increase enrollment to 1,200 over the next few years. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 200-bed, LEED Silver-certified residence hall, Georgia’s first higher education facility north of Atlanta to achieve this certification, a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center, the second higher educational recreation facility in Georgia to achieve this certification, and a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2012-2013 list of Colleges of Distinction.

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Studies, beginning August 1, 2021. The preferred candidate will have an earned doctorate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Community Recreation, Sport Management, or related field. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate, liberal arts curriculum. Successful candidates will have an interest or willingness to teach in the following areas: Health and Wellness; Contemporary Issues in Sport, Recreation, and Human Performance; Program Risk Management; Facility, Area, and Event Management; Community Recreation; and/or Tourism Industry. The Assistant Professor of Sport & Recreation Studies will become part of the newly established Department of Outdoor, Sport, & Recreation studies and will have an opportunity to provide insight and direction to the newly associated major. Strong written and oral communications skills are essential in addition to demonstration of scholarly activity in relevant fields of study. Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3317930.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail. 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.

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3317930

EOE M/F/D/V

Director of Career Services

The Director of Career Services is responsible for creating a dynamic, career-readiness program for college students at varying levels of experience and education. This position will create, implement and market the program so that students graduate with relevant experience for their chosen fields, an understanding of how to conduct a successful job search/graduate school application, and the ability to define career and life goals.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in Business Administration, College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Public Administration or other relevant degree. Five years’ direct experience in career services, student work, internship placement, or recruiting for a business or corporation.

Preferred Qualifications: Relevant Master’s degree or doctorate and 7-10 years of experience in Career Services in a higher education setting. The successful candidate will be innovative and able to adapt in communicating with the different needs of constituents in the world of work, campus partners and student clients.

Responsibilities: Develop, lead and promote a career services functional area within the Office of Student Development.

Design a career readiness program for students that addresses the unique needs of students at various developmental stages throughout their college experience.

Develop relationships with local and regional business and educational partners to increase opportunities for student internships, career shadowing, temporary/summer jobs and career employment.

Partner with the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Office of Advancement to engage alumni and Board of Trustee members in supporting career opportunities and learning for students.

Supervise one professional staff member responsible for internships and student work as part of career preparation.

Provide educational programs including, but not limited to, choosing and advancing a career path, resume writing, interviewing, negotiating the job offer, workplace environments, etc.

Host a career fair and other on-campus opportunities for employers to meet Young Harris College students.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor, including but not limited to committee service, institutional events and division initiatives.

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=3267696

EOE M/F/D/V

Instructor of Music Education

Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college 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 the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences—and plans to increase enrollment to 1,200 over the next few years. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 200-bed, LEED Silver-certified residence hall, Georgia’s first higher education facility north of Atlanta to achieve this certification, a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center, the second higher educational recreation facility in Georgia to achieve this certification, and a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2012-2013 list of Colleges of Distinction. 

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time position in instrumental music education to begin August 2021.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the applicant.   Teaching responsibilities include supporting the music education degree curriculum through music education methods courses, ensemble direction, and other duties consistent with the candidate's background and interests as well as the needs of the Department of Music.  The successful candidate is expected to provide leadership in recruiting students to the music program and to maintain active and collaborative relationships with public school and community band programs throughout the state of Georgia.  Sustained involvement in professional growth beyond the College is expected, as is participation in faculty committees and governance.  Qualifications include a master’s degree in music or music education and a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate environment.   

Applications should include a cover letter, CV and one letter of recommendation.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Dr. Edwin Calloway, Chair, Department of Music, 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 

Residence Life Coordinator

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) will recruit, select, train and supervise a team of 10–16 student resident assistants (RAs) and maintain direct responsibility for 300–400 students. RLCs are required to live on campus and manage the day-to-day functionality of one or more residence halls including assignments, opening/closing of buildings, enforcing policy and responding to campus emergencies. Residence Life Coordinators serve in an on-call rotation. RLCs partner with multiple constituents to enhance the academic mission of the institution and create a learning environment that addresses the holistic growth of students. Successful RLCs 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Residence Life)

  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise resident assistant staff, including conducting weekly staff and individual meetings.
  • Responsible for all operations related to the management of one or more residence halls (maintenance issues, keys, check-in/check-out procedures, housing assignments, damage billings, etc.)
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to develop and implement educational, social and recreational programming based on measurable learning outcomes.
  • Conduct hall meetings on a regular basis.
  • Participate in the 24-hour per day on-call emergency management and crisis response rotation.
  • Counsel 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.
  • Assist in the facilitation of summer programs.
  • Participate in campus-wide committees.
  • Adjudicate student conduct issues as needed.
  • Assist in the facilitation of campus-wide programs (e.g., new student orientation, Admissions' visitation days, spring formal, Commencement, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Greek Life)

  • Serve as a staff advisor to the fraternity and sorority community.
  • Co-advise the Inter-Greek Council (IGC).
  • Co-coordinate recruitment/intake for all social fraternity and sorority organizations.
  • Co-coordinate fraternity and sorority events such as Greek Week and new member education.
  • Act as a liaison to chapter advisors, national headquarters and national councils.
  • Coordinate and oversee the adherence of College rules and regulations by all chapters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 10–16 student RAs. Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, addressing complaints, resolving problems and assessing outcomes.

Education and/or Experience

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and one to two years related experience and/or training post-bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PREFERRED: Master's degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

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 regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • RLC must be able to conduct rounds of campus during both day and nighttime hours and observe behavior, identify individuals, provide descriptions of individuals and observe behavior in a crowd.
  • RLC must be able to move furniture and stoop or bend to see under beds and climb or balance to access closets.
  • RLC must be able to haul materials and supplies for program and other activities.
  • Infrequently, RLC must handle or be exposed to bodily fluids.
  • RLC must occasionally function effectively during late night and/or early morning hours with little or no sleep.

 

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 the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

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=3267661

EOE M/F/D/V


SODEXO EMPLOYMENT

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.