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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 three academic divisions: Arts and Humanities, Professional Studies, and Mathematics, Science and Technology, with more than 1,300 students enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga. has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2017-2018 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report.


Assistant Professor of Biology

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology position beginning August 1, 2019.  The applicant must (or will) possess a Ph.D. in a biological discipline and be willing to teach courses in General Biology for science majors and non-science majors, and upper level courses related to their specialty.  While the specific area of specialization is not yet decided, application from candidates with an expertise in areas related to the environmental sciences are especially encouraged.  Such candidates with training in the marine sciences and/or at the cellular/molecular level would be viewed favorably.  The successful applicant will also teach upper level courses in his/her sub discipline as part of the department’s 4-yr curriculum.  Although Young Harris College is primarily a teaching institution, the candidate should also have an interest in research and the capability to direct undergraduate students in guided research experiences.

Candidates should apply electronically at .  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and statements of both teaching and research philosophies.  Transcripts (copies are fine at this time) should be sent electronically to  or by mail to the Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by mail or electronically (preferably the latter) to Dr. Olya Milenkaya, Chair of the Biology Department Search Committee (  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.



ADMissions Counselor

Young Harris College seeks a fulltime Admissions Counselor.  This person is responsible for the recruitment and admissions of new students into undergraduate programs. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruitment travel, inquiry development, student interviewing, professional presentations, admissions records and correspondence. Reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Admissions and the Vice President for Enrollment Management, this position works regularly with the Marketing and Communications, Academic Advising, as well as staff members engaged in admissions, student records, and financial aid.  The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, and also possess excellent customer service skills, advanced problem solving skills, knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and procedures related to Admissions.

Candidates should apply electronically at .  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.

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




Enviromental 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:  Dependability, responsible and ability to work well with others.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

1. Custodians are responsible for cleaning of offices, classrooms, restrooms and hallways.

2. Checks and removes graffiti from classrooms, walls and other surfaces.

3. Informs the Housekeeping Supervisor of needed supplies and/or equipment.

4. Assists in trash and recycling management by collecting and discarding.

5. Performs any and all other duties as deemed necessary by the Housekeeping Supervisor.

How to Apply:

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.

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.