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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.


Library Assistant – User Engagement

The Zell and Shirley Miller Library is seeking applications for a full-time Library Assistant for User Engagement. The ideal candidate will manage the public outreach functions of the library including providing excellent customer service, supervising and training student workers, and planning programs and exhibits to enhance the user experience. The position will require working a public service shift two week nights until midnight, with additional afternoons and early evenings. There may be occasional weekend shifts.  

Computers are a vital part of library work, and familiarity with Microsoft Office is required.  The successful candidate will be comfortable troubleshooting computing and printing issues, assisting students in accessing programs vital to their academic success like course management systems, and searching in licensed databases for scholarly information.

A bachelor’s degree is required, graduate work is helpful. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about helping young adults reach their academic goals.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2145099 .  Resume 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 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


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


Adjunct Instructor Synchronous – Mathematics

Young Harris College invites applications for a part time, non-tenure track position to begin in January 2019. Duties will primarily include teaching Mathematics courses for Young Harris Early College including Elementary Statistics and College Algebra. 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 high school classroom. Instructors will need to commute to the high school in Blairsville, GA on MW from 11:00 am -12:30 pm. It is possible for a teacher to teach this course remotely using Webex software with a reliable internet connection, but in-person is preferred.

The successful candidate will have earned at least a Master’s degree in Mathematics 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).

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2136827 .  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 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


 

Director of Annual Giving

The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for implementing and developing initiatives to identify, cultivate, solicit, and reengage prospects to ensure a strong base of ongoing financial support for the College. The primary role is to solicit unrestricted support for the College via the Young Harris Fund, Class Scholarship Challenge, and Local Scholarship campaigns.  Additionally, the Director is responsible for the administration of other annual campaigns such as the Friends of the Arts. The Director cultivates gifts from alumni, friends of the college, corporations, and volunteers via print, email, social media, phonathon and personal solicitations. This position also works closely with Marketing and Communications and Advancement colleagues to coordinate messaging and timeliness of outreach including solicitations, strategies and the Annual Day of Giving.   Additionally, the Director develops and maintains an annual giving prospect pool for personal outreach and plans visits in support of leadership giving. 

A Bachelor’s degree is required.  A Master’s degree is preferred with a minimum of three (3) years of total annual giving, donor relations and/or development-related nonprofit experience or a combination of the above.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2095935 .  Applications should include a cover letter, resume 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 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.