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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 1,200 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing 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. In 2014, the College was granted active membership in 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 2015-2016 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit yhc.edu.

Assistant director of rollins campus center

Assistant Rollins Campus Center Director Overall Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director will assist the Director in the daily management of the entire campus center operation and personnel. This position will serve with the Director as the liaison between the Rollins Campus Center, other departments within the campus community, and those departments and services operating within the Campus Center. He/she will have daily interaction with the College's physical plant department, dining/catering staff and other operational services to the building.

Assistant Director of the Rollins Campus Center Day-to-Day Responsibilities: 
The Assistant Director will be largely responsible for supporting the Director in the day-to-day management of the campus center, events and activities. Responsibilities will also include building operations/policy enforcement, non-custodial staff supervision/collaboration (including student workers), and assisting with conference/special event scheduling/hosting. Heavy evening and weekend work will be required.

Experience:
Administrative experience in a university/college union or closely related field. One (1) to (3) years of demonstrated experience in facilities management, programming, event coordination, staff supervision, budget management and operations is required. Proficiency in using scheduling software, Microsoft Office, AV equipment and other basic office software is essential.

Proven success in working with students, faculty, and staff, and reasonable experience and demonstrated capability in working with diverse student populations are necessary. A working knowledge of building mechanical systems (i.e. HVAC) is also a plus.

Education: 
Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=17327&lang=en_US&source=CC2 .

Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and at least 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. Applications are due by March 1, 2106. 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, career planning and internships

The Student Success Center is seeking a highly collaboratively, innovative, and student-centered individual for the Coordinator of Career Planning and Internships position in the Student Success Center, a comprehensive “one-stop shop” Center within the Division of Student Development.

The Coordinator will lead career planning initiatives and enhance the internship program at the College. In conjunction with Center staff, the Coordinator will participate in initiatives related to student academic advising, academic outreach/intervention, campus-wide event planning, new student orientation, course support initiatives, and disability services.

The Coordinator will serve as the primary contact for career programming in the Center and will work ongoing to support students’ transitions in their career exploration and decision-making by hosting one-on-one consultations, presenting to targeted populations of students (including first-year seminars), planning and executing special events, partnering with faculty and staff to identify internship placements, and promoting career resources and opportunities to all students. The Coordinator will maintain accurate usage data and report overall impact, success and areas of improvements within the program. The Coordinator will also direct travel and logistics associated with career and graduate school programming. The Coordinator will track four-year and graduate outcomes of students in addition to post-graduation outcomes at the College in partnership with the Office of Institutional Research and Planning.

The Coordinator will report to the Assistant Director for Academic Advising and Planning, allowing for a holistic approach to graduation planning and internships in the context of student success and academic advising. Similarly to all Center staff, the Coordinator will maintain a caseload of first-year and second-year advisees and facilitate a comprehensive and intrusive academic advising curriculum that includes broad topics (i.e. career exploration, academic success, academic planning, and student engagement) and also allows for advisee outreach and intervention as needed.  The Coordinator is intentionally paired with students interested in pre-professional fields and/or undeclared interests.

A Bachelor's degree is required, with a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or similar field preferred. An understanding of student development theory and academic advising philosophies is desired. A successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively and openly, partner with stakeholders from across campus and the surrounding community, and maintain positive and professional interactions with all contacts including faculty, staff and students.

Candidates should apply electronically at  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=17306&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and at least 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


assistant professor of education

The Division of Education at Young Harris College seeks two tenure-track faculty members with expertise in middle grades and secondary teacher preparation as well as capacity for teaching methods courses in any two of the following content fields: history and social studies, literacy and English, or mathematics. As curriculum generalists, competitive applicants will have teaching responsibilities for education courses at the foundational level such as Introduction to Education.

Fifty percent of one of the positions will also require the candidate to coordinate external relationships between the Division of Education and its school and local communities in order to advance effective partnership initiatives including organizing and supervising high-quality field experiences of pre-service teachers. The selected higher educator for this position should have leadership experience in developing constructive relationships with school personnel, community members, families, and students as she/he will serve as edTPA liaison, managing the performance assessment process as it ensues between area schools and Young Harris College.

Candidates should apply electronically https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=17223&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and at least 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


residence life coordinator

Residence Life at YHC is expanding to meet the increased enrollment demands of the college.  In August 2009, Enotah Hall opened.  This state of the art residence hall houses 200 students in a LEED Certified building.  In August 2011 and August 2012, the college opened Phase I (148 beds) and Phase II (100 beds) of a 248 bed complex, which features apartment style living for the growing upper-class population, known as The Village.  Finally, opened in August 2013, the college completed a 226 bed POD-style residence hall to better serve our freshmen called The Towers.

Young Harris College seeks a 12 month, full time, professional live-in Residence Life Coordinator to serve in a dual role for a growing Division of Student Development.  The RLC reports to the Assistant Dean of Students and will recruit, select, train and supervise a team of 8-13 talented student Resident Assistants and maintain direct responsibility for 200-300 students.  Principal responsibilities will include staff supervision and development, residential education, community development, crisis management, enforcing policy, administration and building management, summer operations support, and other departmental/college-wide responsibilities. Because the RLC’s are the primary professional staff members available in the residence halls for student interaction, spending evening and weekend time with students is required. RLC’s participate in a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year on-call duty rotation.  Actual hours vary greatly depending upon events, emergencies, etc.

The Residence Life Coordinators will also serve as a Program Coordinator for Campus Activities and will assist the Director of Campus Activities with the coordination and implementation of event planning. These duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and managing co-curricular programs; overseeing program budgets; assessing student needs to meet programming goals and identify areas of improvement; generating regular reports; working  with performers, agents and, vendors; and ensuring the successful implementation of engaging and entertaining campus activities programs.

A Bachelor's degree is required, with a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or similar field preferred.  Experience working in a residential higher education setting is desirable, as is experience in a small, private, liberal arts environment.  A successful candidate must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Candidates must possess a valid driver's license.  Residence Life Coordinators are allowed to have to have a dog or a cat, but must meet live-on pet policy requirements.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=17111&lang=en_US&source=CC2 .  Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and at least 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

assistant to the student success center

Young Harris College invites applications for the part time position Assistant to the Student Success Center.  Working 25 hours per week this position provides support services for the Student Success Center.  The ability to multi-task and work both independently and as part of a team are critical to success in this position.  Other qualifications include exceptional organizational skills, problem solving, proficiency in Microsoft Office and excellent communication and verbal skills.

The Assistant will participate fully in Center-wide initiatives including student academic advising, academic outreach/intervention, event planning and execution, new student orientation, course support initiatives, disability services, and work collaboratively with Center staff to ensure all programmatic needs are met.

The assistant will report to the Director of the Student Success center, but will be highly collaborative and cooperative with all Center staff in overall planning and execution.  A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

Candidates should apply at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=16923&lang=en_US&source=CC2 electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, resume’ and a minimum of three references. In addition, educational 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 dance

Young Harris College invites applications for a part-time adjunct instructor of Dance.  We are looking for a dynamic individual to teach courses in our dance minor as well as work with theatre and musical theatre students for their dance training.  The ability to work well with others in a fast paced environment is essential.

While we are looking for a candidate who can teach in areas such as Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Choreography, Broadway Styles or Dance History.  Candidates who can teach regional, Appalachian and world dance are highly desired.  The position also comes with the potential to direct dance concerts, choreograph productions and teach additional sections in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Candidates should have a master’s level degree or equivalent experience in dance or related fields.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=16883&lang=en_US&source=CC2. Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three references. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to the Human Resources Director, 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 to the division of Fine arts

Young Harris College invites applications for a dynamic individual to join our team in the Division of Fine Arts.  The position provides support services to the dean of the division as well as the chairs of Music, Theatre and Art.  The ability to multi-task and work both independently and as part of a team are critical to success in this position.  Other qualifications include exceptional organizational skills, problem solving, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher as well as excellent communication and verbal skills.

Primary responsibilities include maintaining the Fine Arts Administrative office (including supervision of student workers), providing administrative support to the coordinators and chairs of multiple majors and minors, assisting with publicity, recruiting, correspondence, auditions, and other duties as assigned by the division dean.  The position requires the ability to prioritize and work within deadlines.  Previous work experience associated with the Fine Arts is desired, but not necessary.

Candidates should apply at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=16862&lang=en_US&source=CC2 electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, resume’ and a minimum of three references. In addition, educational 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


 

assistant professor of theatre/technical director

Young Harris College invites applicants for a full-time tenure track position of Technical Director for Theatre Young Harris and the division of fine arts. Responsibilities include: serving as Technical Director for Theatre Young Harris (4 mainstage shows as well as a second and studio season), supervising the scenery, sound and lighting work calls, supervising technical activities for events in Dobbs Theatre and the Glenn Auditorium, sound design, and teaching courses in technical theatre.  Opportunities for scenic or lighting design are available for qualified candidates.  Other responsibilities include participation in committees, recruitment and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be proficient in current trends in scenic and lighting technology and demonstrate expertise in rigging and carpentry, as well as skill with budget management, working with student crews and CAD drafting.  Working within tight deadlines and multi-tasking are a must.  An M.F.A or equivalent degree in technical theatre is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=15442&lang=en_US&source=CC2 .  Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and at least 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


assistant professor of biology

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time tenure track assistant professor of biology position beginning August 1, 2016.  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://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=15443&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Applications should include a cover letter and CV.  Transcripts 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. Jennifer Schroeder, Chair of the Biology Department Search Committee (jcschroeder@yhc.edu).  Review of applications will begin January 5, 2016 and 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 development - atlanta area

Working out of the Atlanta office and reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Advancement, the Director of Development has a key role in the college’s Advancement Office.  Responsible for implementing and developing initiatives to identify, cultivate and solicit prospects to ensure a strong base of ongoing financial support for the College. This includes a focus on relationship building, gift cultivation and solicitation, and initiation and implementation of giving programs and activities that support the College's fundraising goals.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan, develop and execute strategies for obtaining and enhancing major, annual and planned gift donations.
  • Identify, cultivate and solicit major, annual and planned gift prospects with a focus on major gifts and planned giving.
  • Develop and maintain a major, annual and planned giving prospect system.
  • Provide stewardship in recognition of donor philanthropy.
  • Responsible for establishing and/or increasing endowed scholarships.
  • Draft scholarship and other endowment agreements.
  • Draft planned gift agreements
  • Provide for ongoing promotion of planned giving opportunities through written and electronic mediums.
  • Building and nurturing positive relationships between individuals and community groups and the College.
  •  Articulating effectively the College's mission and goals so they resonate with alumni, friends and potential donors.
  • Preparing letters, proposals, reports and other communication materials in conjunction with the cultivation and solicitation of donors.
  • Working with the Alumni Office to identify potential donors and to promote support to the College at activities and events.
  • Working with the Communications and Marketing Office to encourage major, annual, and planned giving and support of the College through publications and other marketing materials.
  • Developing positive, productive relationships with administrators, faculty and staff across the College community.

Requirements:

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree is preferred); or three to five years of related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be able to:

  • Work independently out of the Atlanta office.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and projects.
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively and work irregular hours, including weekends.
  • Ability to identify, engage and motivate gift prospects and volunteers.
  • Effective and persuasive communication skills, both oral and written.
  •  Ability and confidence to develop and nurture relationships with established and prospective donors including individuals, businesses, churches, and foundations.
  • Understanding of budgets and records associated with an advancement program.
  • Ability to work under pressure of deadlines and dollar goals.
  • Ability to link the needs and interests of donors to possible gift opportunities for the College.
  • Professional presence to represent the College and Office of Advancement to both internal and external audiences.
  • Strong work ethic and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Strong professional interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work as a team member and to take direction.

 

Candidates should apply electronically at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=yhcedu&jobId=13289&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Applications should include a cover letter, Resume and at least 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

Full-Time Custodian

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:

Applications can be picked up in the Physical Plant at Young Harris College located on Maple Street below the Rollins Campus Center and across from the pond. Office hours are from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Young Harris College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information and any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the College are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.