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 four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science and Technology; and Professional Studies. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit microupgrade.net.

Assistant Director of Athletics of Sports Communications


The Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Communications reports directly to the Director of Athletics. The primary duty of the AADSC is to serve as liaison between the Athletic Department, opposing schools and the news media. Assures compliance with all NCAA and Conference Carolinas rules and regulations.


Bachelor’s Degree and 1+ years of related experience


  • Create and distribute press releases for the Athletics Department.
  • Produce statistical reports, nominations, historical archives and other report requirements for the NCAA, Conference Carolinas, opponents, etc.
  • Be responsible for contact with radio, newspapers, and television stations concerning the broadcast and advertising of athletic events, interviews, and photo requests.
  • Responsible for organizing and staffing live streaming of home events through Conference Carolinas Network
  • Responsible for staffing sports information table at home events
  • Respond to NCAA requests and reports.  Adhere to NCAA procedures and legislation.
  • Respond to conference office, conference institutions, and any other institution's request for pertinent information.
  • Maintain up-to-date records on all events and alumni related to Young Harris College Athletics. This would include both past and present athletes and the development of archives.
  • Maintain Athletic Department website and work with Sidearm on redesign when needed.
  • Ensure professional photography materials for the media and schedule all photography sessions for each sport.
  • Work directly with the Young Harris College staff in charge of communications and marketing to develop marketing strategies and implementation.
  • Adhere to all NCAA and OG真人app rules and procedures.
  • Aid and assist the members of the institution in any aspect of NCAA compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life

Young Harris College seeks an innovative administrator to provide management of a housing and residential life program for over 1000 students. The Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life will partner with multiple constituents to enhance the institution's academic mission and create a learning environment that addresses the holistic growth of students. The successful candidate will approach their work from an educational perspective, exhibit exemplary communication skills and contribute to developing a larger vision of the division and College.

This essential position will begin immediately. This is a full-time, live-on-campus position.

Job Summary

The Associate Dean and Director of Residence Life is responsible for the overall management of a housing and residence life program for over 1000 students, including, but not limited to, all processes related to housing and management of residence halls for students, implementing an educational program plan for residence halls, personnel management, and budget development and oversight. The Associate Dean and Director of Residence Life will recruit, select, train, and supervise a team of professional Residence Life Coordinators (RLC) and Resident Assistants (RA). The Associate Dean and Director of Residence Life manages the Residence Life staff and functionality of one or more residence halls. The Associate Dean and Director of Residence Life will also manage the Division of Student Development's on-call response team; work closely on a variety of student issues with faculty, academic leaders, and others across the University; and assist the Vice President of Student Development in developing and implementing strategic planning and special projects for the division of Student Development.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for all operations related to the management of a multi-building residential system for undergraduate students
  • Develop and implement a programming plan to address the needs and interests of college students on a residential campus
  • Create and implement a process to recruit, hire, train, and supervise Residence Life staff
  • Serve as a member of the Housing Accommodations Committee and oversee the compliance of housing accommodation policies
  • Develop and manage an appropriate budget for the Residence Life department
  • Hold students accountable for college policy and behavioral guidelines
  • Adjudicate housing violation in collaboration with the Student Conduct Administrator
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Provide support to students, mediate disputes, and make appropriate referrals related to emotional, psychological, behavioral, and interpersonal conflicts and concerns
  • Build professional competencies by participating in ongoing training and development
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to facilitate academic programs in the residence halls
  • Collaborate with Athletic Administration to support student-athlete success
  • Assist the Director of Conferences and Events Services as needed with summer programs
  • Participate in campus-wide committees
  • Assist in the facilitation of campus-wide programs, such as Homecoming, Family Weekend, and Visitation Days
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

The Associate Dean and Director of Residence Life supervises three professional staff members and is responsible for the RA program. The professional staff members provide supervision to RAs. The Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the College's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints; resolving problems and assessing outcomes.

Required Qualifications: 

Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or other related fields; minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous professional residence life experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Five or more years of experience in higher education administration and experience working in a small college environment is highly desirable -preference for an individual who has served at the director or equivalent level.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and three detailed references. 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.


Director of Golf

Young Harris College is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Golf to be responsible for the direction of the NCAA D-II Men’s and Women's Golf Programs at Young Harris College. This individual will perform a variety of functions including, but not limited to, the following: recruitment, coaching, budget management, purchasing equipment and uniforms, scheduling games and practices, public relations and fundraising. This individual is fully responsible for the academic achievement, retention, and graduation of each student-athlete on involved in the program. This individual will be able to organize, supervise, coordinate and employ sound coaching techniques and practices. This individual will have a thorough knowledge of and commitment to compliance with all NCAA, Conference Carolinas and Young Harris College rules, polices & procedures.

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. Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three references. In addition, other documents can be sent electronically to HumanResources@microupgrade.net or by mail to Athletic 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.

Regional Recruiter

Based in the Atlanta Metropolitan area, the primary purpose of the Regional Recruiter position is to assist the Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment in achieving the overall mission of recruiting, admitting, and enrolling undergraduate students, within the eight Georgia counties designated as the Atlanta territory. The position is responsible for counseling prospective students and their families about the admissions and financial aid process, scholarships, different programs of study, housing options, and student engagement opportunities available at Young Harris. The Regional Recruiter will have the authority to independently admit and enroll students and provide appropriate guidance through the enrollment process.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Counsel and assist prospective students and their families in the college search and selection process by providing information and direction regarding admissions and financial aid, academic programs, campus visitation, involvement opportunities, and housing
  • Develop a plan high school travel schedule including college fairs, personal high school visits, financial aid nights, etc.
  • Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with high school guidance counselors and other influencers
  • Frequently engage with prospective students and their families in one-on-one meetings as well as respond to their inquiries in person, by phone, and through email
  • Track and follow-up with targeted students and parents
  • Evaluate admissions applications for undergraduate students
  • Ensure enrollment goals are met regarding applications, acceptances, and deposits
  • Be an active participant in virtual and in-person professional development and training opportunities
  • Serve on College committees as needed
  • Other duties as required

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in student counseling, communications, education, business, public relations, marketing, or other related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Appreciation for the value and role of higher education, with preference given to those who have previous experience at a residential, liberal arts institution
  • Capacity to understand, articulate, and support the benefits of a diverse campus community and value the perspective of others
  • Effective, empathetic, and engaging communicator with the ability to build relationships with prospective students, their families, high school counselors, community-based organizations, and campus partners
  • Comfortable creating and making presentations to audiences of up to 300+
  • Demonstrated written communication skills to create, proofread, and edit clear and concise, grammatically correct business correspondence
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and work independently, or as part of a project team, to complete multiple tasks with competing deadlines and priorities with a strong attention to detail and while exercising grace under pressure
  • Experience exercising independent judgment and discretion with little or no guidance, making decisions on behalf of the Admissions Office and the College that are appropriate and timely
  • Strong computing skills and efficiency utilizing computing applications on various systems and programs (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, PowerCampus, etc.) as well as with admissions information management systems
  • Positive attitude, consistently proactive in fulfilling job responsibilities
  • Capable of using tact and diplomacy
  • Maintain professional appearance and demeanor
  • Demonstrated commitment to a student-centered quality customer service

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in student counseling, communications, education, business, public relations, marketing, or other related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Prior recruitment experience at a four-year institution, with preference given to those with experience at a residential, liberal arts institution
  • Prior experience working in a remote environment

Supervisory Responsibilities


Working Conditions & Physical Effort

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time while handling frequent interruptions
  • Requires extended hours during peak times as well as weekend work, including overnight travel
  • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
  • Requires talking, hearing, and seeing as important elements for completing assigned tasks
  • Requires comfort speaking in front of large groups
  • Requires the use of various electronic tools
  • Requires the ability to relate to others and to partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
  • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, instructing, and/or speaking with others
  • Requires the ability to respond appropriately to constructive feedback from management
  • Requires the ability to lift and carry 10 pounds frequently and 20 pounds occasionally

Applications must include a cover letter, current CV, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants must apply online using the College's HR portal. Review of applications will begin immediately. 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 

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.