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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. 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.


Adjunct Instructor of English

The Department of English at Young Harris College invites applicants for the position of Adjunct Instructor to teach multiple sections in our two-course composition sequence: ENGL 1101 (academic writing and persuasive argument) and ENGL 1102 Composition and Literature. We anticipate three classes of composition fall semester of 2018 with a similar load likely in spring semester of 2019. This is a part-time, non-tenure track position. Compensation is paid per course taught based on the faculty member’s credentials. The position requires an MA degree or higher in English.

Applicants should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2061995 .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing how the candidate fits the job ad needs, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and brief evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., one sample syllabus and/or one sample teaching evaluation), and relevant transcripts. Documents that cannot be accommodated in the electronic application, as well as copies of transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Dr. Eloise Whisenhunt, Chair of the English Department, Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.

EOE M/F/D/V


Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance to begin immediately.  The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field. A minimum of two years’ experience is preferred.

The Assistant Athletics Director of Compliance serves as a member of the Department of Athletics and must be committed to the standard of institutional control for the College’s NCAA D II intercollegiate athletics program, which consists of 18 sports and 375 student-athletes.  The position reports to the Director of Athletics and works in conjunction with Department of Athletics to implement NCAA, Peach Belt Conference, Gulf South Conference, Great Lakes Valley Conference and Young Harris College regulations.

Requirements and Responsibilities

The individual will ensure the College is compliant with all NCAA rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.  They will certify on a semester basis the athletic eligibility of all student athletes, work in conjunction with Financial Aid, Registrar, and Admissions Offices and will serve as a deputy coordinator for Title IX.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2059047 .  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


Communications and Marketing Specialist

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time Communications and Marketing Specialist to begin immediately.  The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in technical communication, public relations, journalism/communications, marketing or a related field. A minimum of two years’ experience is preferred.

Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Communications and Marketing Specialist will be responsible for a range of duties that support the goals of the Office of Communications and Marketing at Young Harris College through a variety of communication tools and initiatives. Increasing awareness of and providing information on the College through both online and traditional media communication initiatives are the primary objectives of this position. The position requires collaboration across college-wide departments and divisions.

One of the major responsibilities of this job is writing and distributing press releases, such as hometown news releases for students, College-hosted events and lectures, general College news, and other topics as assigned. In addition, the Communications and Marketing Specialist will also coordinate all social media for the College, developing new initiatives to bolster the College’s presence on social outlets, and serve as a liaison for all College affiliated social media accounts. They will also oversee internal and external communication, including letters, flyers, and ensure that the College’s brand standards are met both internally and externally. The Communications and Marketing Specialist will manage various print projects and regularly complete various writing assignments as needed, including magazine and newsletter articles and other promotional materials.  The position will also assist in maintaining the official College website and ensure photography standards are met.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2059062 .  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


 

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=202222... 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

 


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.