Hanover College is committed to providing equal access to its educational programs, activities, and facilities to all otherwise qualified students without discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. An Equal Opportunity employer, the College also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.) Hanover College prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

Job Openings

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

DescriptionThe Department of Chemistry at Hanover College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August 2016. This position is a one year appointment with possibility of renewal and is benefit eligible. The position involves teaching four sections of general chemistry lecture and laboratory; two in the fall and two in the winter semester.
QualificationCandidates holding a Ph.D. in chemistry with teaching experience are highly preferred, although ABD or recent doctoral graduates will be considered; highly qualified persons with Master’s degrees will be considered at the Instructor level.
Apply ToEmail, in PDF format, application letter, vita, transcripts and contact information for three references to Dr. Craig Philipp, Chair, Chemistry Search, c/o Chris Wilcox, wilcox@hanover.edu Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Tenure Track Associate or Assistant Professor of Computer Science

DescriptionThe oldest private college in Indiana, Hanover College is a challenging and supportive community whose members are dedicated to lifelong inquiry, transformative learning, and meaningful service. The successful applicant for this position will be primarily interested in working with undergraduate students, both computer science majors and non-majors, and providing appropriate challenges and support to aid their education, and will also be expected to maintain an active program of scholarship in his or her field of expertise. The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure track Associate or Assistant Professor. Area of specialization open. Position starts August 2016 with a 3-3-1 annual teaching schedule, including a full range of core and elective CS courses. The successful applicant for this position will be ready to chair the department within a year or two of being hired, will teach 7 course sections per year (approximately half of all the course sections offered annually in computer science), and will serve as faculty advisor for many of our computer science majors. We need a strong leader to chart a course for the future of computer science at Hanover, to set goals for the department, and to lead the department toward achieving those goals.
QualificationPh.D. by time of appointment, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness at undergraduate level; ability to advise and mentor students; active participation in scholarly interests; and ability to embrace the liberal arts mission of the College.
Apply ToReview of applications begins 11 January 2016 and continues until position is filled. Email application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, description of research activities, undergraduate and graduate transcripts in a single pdf document to Professor Barbara Wahl, Chair, Computer Science Search, c/o Chris Wilcox, wilcox@hanover.edu In addition please have three letters of reference emailed directly to Professor Wahl c/o Chris Wilcox.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

DescriptionThe Department Of Psychology invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position starting in August 2016. Hanover College is a selective, residential, liberal arts college that combines academic rigor with supportive teaching. The teaching load is six courses over two semesters. Possible courses to be taught include Basic Principles in Psychology, Personality Psychology, and Childhood and Adolescence. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to mentor senior psychology majors conducting independent research projects.
QualificationPh.D. or ABD status is required.
Apply ToInterested applicants should send a letter of application with statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, CV, and three letters of reference to Chris Wilcox at wilcox@hanover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further details visit https://www.hanover.edu/about/employment. Questions may be directed to the department chair, Bill Altermatt, at altermattw@hanover.edu

Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship

DescriptionThe Director provides support to the Senior Director of Development in the implementation of annual fundraising and stewardship programs. S/he implements and manages stewardship programs, which emphasize the importance of annual contributions from all constituency groups and works with the Senior Director of Individual Philanthropy on developing and implementing stewardship activities related to major gifts and planned giving. S/he works with the Senior Director of Development in managing the College’s annual fundraising efforts. S/he is focused upon the acquisition and retention of donors through effective cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities.
QualificationBachelor’s Degree required.A minimum of five years of experience of professional employment in higher education with the responsibilities within this job description and associated directly with the expectations of a major gifts officer.Excellent interpersonal communication skills, strong writing skills, possesses and uses organizational skills to guide and focus performance, and the ability and motivation to work independently towards stated and known goals.Valid driver’s license.
Apply ToInterested applicants should submit letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: Hanover College, Office of Human Resources at hr@hanover.edu.

Stockroom Coordinator

DescriptionThis is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Director of Operations. This individual communicates with physical plant staff and the college community. He/she has hands on responsibility for the parts room, purchasing, fleet, shipping, receiving, and serves as the backup to the administrative assistant for the physical plant and for town supply runs.
QualificationHigh school diploma or equivalent required. Two years’ experience in inventory systems and/or purchasing. Individual must be self-motivated, works independently, has strong communication skills, highly organized, and has online computer skills for researching and ordering parts. Database management and report writing utilizing both Microsoft Word and Excel in a proficient manner is strongly preferred. Individual must be able to lift 50 pounds and be certified to operate a forklift within 30 days of hire.
Apply ToInterested applicants should submit letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: Hanover College, Office of Human Resources at hr@hanover.edu.

Holiday Schedule

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Friday, November 27, 2015

Thursday, December 24, 2015
Friday, December 25, 2015
Monday December 28, 2015
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Thursday, December 31, 2015

New Year’s
Friday, January 1, 2016

Winter Break
Friday, March 4, 2016

Spring Break
Friday, April 29, 2016

Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2016

Independence Day
Monday, July 4, 2016


Hanover College provides a generous array of benefits for our employees. The benefit programs are designed to help protect the health and well being of our employees and their family members. Our benefit package offers many choices to allow the employee the flexibility to design and select the package that best meets the employee's and their family's need.

Hanover College offers a choice of two Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans which include vision and prescription drug coverage. Employees may choose to elect dental coverage. Basic life insurance and basic long-term disability are provided by the College. In addition, our employees may choose to participate in competitively priced supplemental life and supplemental dependent life programs.

Hanover College will contribute 4% of gross salary to the retirement investments selected by the employee. After five years of employment, the College's contribution to an employee's retirement annuity increases to 8% of gross salary. The plan provides the opportunity to save for retirement on a pre-tax basis through payroll deductions with an array of investment choices.

The College also offers generous paid vacation and holidays, plus a comprehensive program for military leave and personal leave.

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