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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 history

Young Harris College, a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia, invites applications for one (1) part-time Adjunct Instructor of History to begin August 1, 2018.  The position will be for teaching two survey-level courses per semester.  Candidates must be able to teach HIST 1111 World Civilizations I; HIST 1112 World Civilization II; HIST 2111 America to 1865; and HIST 2112 America Since 1865.  Applicants must possess at least a Master’s degree in History, preferably with teaching experience.  The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to participating in an undergraduate, liberal arts curriculum. Willingness to help History Majors pursuing Certification in Secondary Education Teaching with their preparation for the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) is a plus.  Candidates may also be asked to participate in YHC’s Early College Program which provides online instruction to dual-enrolled students.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1944673 .  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, transcripts, and one letter of recommendation.  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. Matthew Byron, Chair of the Department of History Search Committee, Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  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


Assistant professor (religious studies or philosophy)

The Department of Religion and Philosophy at Young Harris College invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor, with specialization in one or more of the following: Asian Religions, Islamic Thought, Social and Political Philosophy, or Ethics. Special consideration will be given to candidates with additional competency in one or more of the following: Indigenous American Religions, New Religious Movements, Philosophy of Law, or Applied Ethics. (Ethnographic and material culture based approaches to religion are especially welcome.) This position helps support a burgeoning department serving both a Religious Studies major and a Philosophy minor as well as a strong Core curriculum presence. We are looking for someone enthusiastic about opportunities to teach outside their area(s) of expertise to help cover our curriculum needs. Our goal is to maintain and develop our critical and rigorous Religious Studies and Philosophy programs. We have immediate teaching needs in some combination of the following: World Religions, Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Asian Scriptures, and/or Theories of Religion. Future course offerings will be scheduled in consultation with the candidate.

The ideal candidate will have earned their Ph.D. in Religious Studies or Philosophy (or related field) before the date of employment and should possess a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate, liberal arts curriculum and an active research agenda. (ABD will also be considered.) This full-time, tenure-track position carries a 4/4 teaching load of both service and specialized courses.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1939012 by April 25, 2018.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing how the candidate fits the job ad needs, a CV, a writing sample (such as a conference presentation, book review, or article), a teaching philosophy, brief evidence of teaching effectiveness (one sample syllabus and one sample teaching evaluation is enough), and three letters of recommendation. 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. Nathan Eric Dickman, Chair of the Religion and Philosophy Department, Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.
EOE M/F/D/V/SO


Adjunct instructor of theatre - director

The Theatre Department of Young Harris College seeks a dynamic and collaborative theatre professional to direct its 2018 Theatre for Young Audiences production of Wanda’s Monster: A Family Musical. This position will report directly to the Chair of Theatre and will work closely with the Musical Director to ensure a lively and engaging production. Theatre Young Harris’s annual Theatre for Young Audiences production reaches thousands of children around the region and is performed in the newly renovated Glenn-McGinnis Hall. MFA in theatre or equivalent professional experience required.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1936833 .  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


Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Young Harris College is seeking a Director of Undergraduate Admissions to serve as the lead Admissions Officer.  The Director of Undergraduate Admissions reports directly to the Vice President for Enrollment Management. The director oversees the recruitment and operation staff within the Office of Admissions.  The Director will be responsible for developing of a comprehensive market and data driven approach to recruitment and enrollment for undergraduate students, consistent with the institution's mission and strategic plan.  The position will work closely with the Vice President for Enrollment Management and the Executive Director of Marketing on the development of marketing materials and strategic initiatives. 

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1884509 .  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


 

executive director of communications & marketing

Young Harris College is seeking an Executive Director of Communications & Marketing to be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all of the College’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. The position will oversee development and implementation of support materials and services for the College in the area of marketing, communications and public relations. In addition, it will direct the efforts of the marketing, communications and public relations staff and coordinate at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the College.

The position reports to the Vice President for Planning & Special Projects and serves as a member of the senior leadership team. This position participates with the senior leadership team in charting the direction of the College, assuring its accountability to all constituencies, and ensuring its effective operation. Within the College, the position has primary working relationships with the President, the Vice President for Planning & Special Projects, the Vice President for Enrollment, staff of the Marketing/Communications/P.R. function, and the service providers. Outside the agency, the position coordinates, primarily, with the media.

The position requires a Bachelor's degree (B. A.) (Master's preferred) in Communications, Journalism, English, or related field with 5+ years’ experience. In addition, demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities; strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills; experience developing and managing budgets, and hiring, training, developing, supervising and appraising personnel; demonstrated successful experience writing press releases, making presentations and negotiating with media; experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications; computer literacy in word processing, data base management and page layout; commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams; strong oral and written communications skills; ability to manage multiple projects at a time are also necessary skills and abilities.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1858518 .  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 Music (String Methods)

Young Harris College invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure-track position in Music (string methods) to begin August 2018. The selected candidate will teach one section of string methods one day a week during the Fall 2018 semester, keep attendance records, and submit mid-term and final grades.  Qualifications include a Master’s degree music and a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum. 

Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1758979 .  Applications should include a cover letter, CV and one letter of recommendation.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Dr. Edwin Calloway, Music Department Chair, Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  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


 

 

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.