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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 https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2225712 .  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 HumanResources@yhc.edu  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 (olmilenkaya@yhc.edu).  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


Director of Institutional Research

Young Harris College seeks a fulltime Director of Institutional Research to perform the following duties:
  1. Provide relevant, timely, and accurate institutional information to the VP for Planning, President, executive team, and as appropriate, the campus community and external agencies.
  2. Serve as a member on those committees that require data or accountability/performance measures (e.g. Accreditation, Retention Team, Strategic Enrollment/Predictive modeling, Strategic Planning, Student Achievement, etc.).
  3. Design, conduct, and analyze institutional research projects across administrative, business and student services areas, with a specific focus on Enrollment, Retention, and Graduation trends. 
  4. Design dashboards to track retention and progression of students.
  5. Assist other units of the College by providing research for new and/or proposed projects of programs.
  6. Manage and direct the external reporting such as IPEDS, Delaware Study, national statistical surveys, questionnaires, and data exchanges in an accurate and timely fashion.
  7. Oversee administration of various survey instruments (National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), Student Opinion Survey, Freshman Survey, Campus Quality Survey, etc.) and analyzes and reports the results of the surveys for benchmarking purposes and increase d institutional effectiveness.
  8. Prepares other reports and/or performs other duties as requested.

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a Master’s degree.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2213557 .  A Cover Letter, Resume and at least three professional references should be included.  Additional documents can 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 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


ADjunct instructor of graphic design

Young Harris College invites applications for a part time adjunct instructor with a specialization in Video Design to begin spring 2019. Candidates should possess a strong background in graphic design and video production.

The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a residential, liberal arts setting. The ideal candidate will possess a MFA and/or equivalent professional experience in the field. Teaching experience at the college level is preferred.

ARTS 3211 Video Design – 3hrs 

Graphic design with focus on motion graphics and animations within the realm of film and broadcast design utilizing traditional and digital techniques. Exploration of the media along with practical experiences in creating film narratives with focus on contemporary use of typography, editing, audio-mixing, and storytelling.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2211430 .  Please include in your application: a cover letter, CV, and three references. 

In addition, portfolio examples of video/film should be sent to Ted Whisenhunt, Chair, Art Department, Young Harris College, jtwhisenhunt@yhc.edu, 706-994-3986, 1 College St., P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. 

Other documents not included in the electronic application can also be sent electronically to humanresources@yhc.edu

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


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 https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2191556 .  Resume and at least three professional references should be included.  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 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


 

Adjunct Instructor of Economics

The Division of Professional Studies at Young Harris College invites applications for an Adjunct   Instructor of Economics beginning January 14, 2019. 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 the interplay between business and the political process. The department is undergoing an expansion, and, by fall 2019, will offer majors in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, and Public Policy with a Business Background.

The Business and Public Policy Department invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of Economics. Applicants should hold a Master of Economics or expect to complete all requirements by December 15, 2018. The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching excellences. The ideal candidate will teach principles of macroeconomics and intermediate macroeconomics. Strong applicants from all economics fields will be considered.  This is a term appointment for the Spring 19 semester and may be extended based on program needs.

Candidates should apply electronically here.  Please include in your application: a cover letter specifically addressing your qualification as a teacher-scholar in a small school environment, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, transcripts and three letters of reference.  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 begin October 10, 2018 and 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.

 


Dean of the Division of Mathematics, Science and Technology

Young Harris College invites applications for Dean of the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Technology to begin January 2019. 
Providing strong service to students, the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Technology houses the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Psychology with baccalaureate majors in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics and Psychology.  In addition, the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Technology serves local and regional communities through the Rollins Planetarium, the Hemlock Project, the Beekeeping Institute, and the Aquatic Research Lab.

Young Harris College has recently received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to offer master’s programs and to offer 50% or more of programs online, the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Technology is poised for growth to meet the needs of the College’s region.

Qualifications for the Dean of the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Technology

• An earned doctorate in a discipline in the division
• A record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service
• A progressive record of academic leadership
• Successful experience in faculty evaluation and professional development
• Successful experience in budgetary management and resource allocation
• Successful experience in program improvement and growth
• Exceptional communication skills
• A commitment to shared governance

The responsibilities of the Dean of the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Technology include:
• Provide leadership and vision for the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
• Work collaboratively to explore, develop, and nurture new academic programs and delivery innovations in the division
• Provide leadership in the recruitment and development of outstanding faculty and staff
• Formulate and administer the Division’s annual budget, and provide oversight for effective resource management
• Assure the Division’s strategic objectives are met via effective assessment practices
• Foster a culture of clear and effective communication with faculty and staff of the Division, as well as the broader community

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2149932 .  Please include in your application:  a cover letter specifically addressing your qualifications for the position, CV, transcripts, and three letters of reference.    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 begin October 15, 2018 and 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


Coordinator, Master of Arts in Teaching: Secondary Education with concentrations in Biology, English, History and Mathematics

Young Harris College seeks a dynamic addition to a teacher preparation team of committed educators to coordinate and teach in a Master of Arts in Teaching: Secondary Education program, in a full-time tenure-track faculty designated position, to begin January 2019.

Providing strong service to students, the Department of Education has long-standing baccalaureate majors in Early Childhood Education and Middle Grades Education.  In addition, the Department of Education supports the College’s Bachelor of Music Education program and provides coursework that leads to the Autism Spectrum Disorder endorsement.

Young Harris College has recently received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to offer master’s programs and to offer 50% or more of programs online.  The Master of Arts in Teaching: Secondary Education is the first master’s level program offered by the Young Harris College.  Master of Arts in Teaching courses will be delivered in traditional face-to-face format and via synchronous online delivery.

Qualifications for the Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Teaching

• Terminal Degree related to the courses to be taught
• Skilled in online (synchronous and asynchronous) and face-to-face course delivery modalities
• Ability to teach secondary methods courses
• Demonstrate a strong background in andragogy
• A successful record of experience in teacher preparation with 6-12 teaching experience desirable
• A record of successful experience in field supervision and clinical placements
• Demonstrated understanding of GaPSC requirements for teacher certification

The responsibilities of the Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Teaching include:

• Oversee all aspects of the Master of Arts in Teaching program
• Teach courses in the Master of Arts in Teaching program
• Participate in ongoing program assessment and data collection and use this data to accomplish continuous program improvement
• Represent the program in all communications with partners (students, classroom teachers, Board of Education representatives, college and public school administrators, RESAs, and colleagues
• Provide service to the profession, program, and College consistent with the contribution requirements of a tenure-track faculty member of Young Harris College

Candidates should apply electronically https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2150015 .  Please include in your application:  a cover letter specifically addressing your qualifications for the position, CV, transcripts, and three letters of reference.    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 begin October 15, 2018 and 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


 

SODEXO EMPLOYMENT

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 sodexo.balancetrak.com. 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.