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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.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty member in Communication Studies beginning August 1, 2019. Faculty rank will be determined upon hire based on education and experience. The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree (PhD preferred) in Communication Studies or a closely related field and share a strong commitment to teaching at a liberal arts institution. The candidate will possess the requisite knowledge and experience to lead courses in the major such as Introduction to Media Communication, Communication Theory, and Critical Approaches in Communication. The ability to teach courses in relation to one or more of the following areas is desirable: Cultural Studies, Media Industry Studies, Organizational Communication, Political Communication, and/or Health Communication. An active program of research in the candidate’s area of expertise is encouraged and supported by the institution.

The Department of Communication Studies offers degrees with the possibility of specialization in Media and Cultural Studies or Interpersonal Communication. It explores its subjects through rigorous analysis in a diverse range of qualitative and quantitative methods, employing critical and empirical approaches.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2380730 .  Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references.  In addition, any other information 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 with applications submitted before March 29, 2019 given priority. The 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


Assistant Professor of Marketing

The Young Harris College Department of Business and Public Policy is seeking an Assistant Professor, Tenure track faculty member in marketing beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.   The faculty member may teach both traditional in-seat classroom, synchronous on-line, and asynchronous on-line day and/or evening undergraduate classes along with graduate courses, where qualified, and consistent with expected future departmental graduate program offering growth. The ideal candidate should, at a minimum be able to teach:

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Research Methods and Analytics
  • Advertising and Promotion

Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching interest in one or more of the following areas: digital and social media marketing, entrepreneurship, product development, and customer services marketing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Teach 12 hours of undergraduate marketing courses identified for the major per semester (4/4 load).

• Teach courses based on departmental need, including the potential to teach other business courses.

• Show evidence of continued professional development and scholarly activities.

• Student advising.

• Participate in department and college service activities, including program and course development and assessment.  Additional service activities include student recruitment events, college-wide committee service, and departmental engagements that support student involvement in the major.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2372038 .  Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references.  In addition, any other information 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.  The 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 tennis

Young Harris College is seeking a Director of Tennis to direct and oversee all coaching duties of the men’s and women’s tennis programs, coordinating all aspects of recruitment, scheduling, training, academics and budget management.

Essential Functions of the position will include:

  • Serve as the Head Coach of the men’s and women’s tennis programs
  • Evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes who can excel both academically and athletically
  • Promote an environment which places an emphasis on academics & graduation
  • Responsible for developing team and individual practices
  • Responsible for competition scheduling and all travel arrangements
  • Coordinate all fundraising and community service events
  • Knowledge and commitment to NCAA, Peach Belt Conference and Young Harris College rules, polices & procedures
  • Responsible for managing operating budget and scholarship budget while maintaining roster requirements
  • Implement summer camps/ITA events on campus

A Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred; Two or more years of collegiate coaching and/or playing experience, collegiate recruiting experience, effective communication (verbal and written), proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2372052 .  A cover Letter, resume and contact information for three professional references are required.  In addition, additional documents 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 Academic Success Center

 

Young Harris College seeks applications for the Director of its Academic Success Center (ASC).  The ASC Director, who reports directly to the Assistant Vice President for Academic Support and indirectly to the Provost, serves as the college’s point person for all campus-wide student persistence and retention initiatives.  Specific responsibilities include chairing the Retention Committee, the Orientation Committee, and the First Year Foundations Committee; coordinating the collection, analysis, and use of data to improve student persistence, including serving as the college’s Starfish administrator; administering peer tutoring, peer mentoring, career services, and internship programs; coordinating targeted programming for students on academic probation; developing and delivering relevant professional development experiences for faculty and staff; managing all ASC budgets and contributing to the annual budget development process; and supervising all full-time and student employees in the ASC.  The position requires an earned master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in an area relevant to the position and at least five years of experience in higher education; college-level teaching and supervisory experience is preferred.  Review of applications will begin immediately with preference given to those received by 15 March 2019.  The expected start date is 1 June 2019 but is negotiable.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2358493 .  A complete application must include a cover letter, current CV/résumé, and the contact information of at least three professional references.  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.    The 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.