Office of Human Resources

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 - Business Scholars Program

DescriptionThe Business Scholars Program at Hanover College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin June 1 or September 1, 2015. This one-year appointment carries possibility of conversion to tenure-track. The Business Scholars Program is an innovative non-major business and career-preparation program designed to complement an undergraduate liberal arts major. It is also the largest academic program at Hanover College (see additional information at
QualificationAn MBA or equivalent and significant senior-level business and supervisory experience are required. Teaching or corporate training experience is a plus. Ideally, the candidate will be able to develop and maintain alumni and business professional contacts for use in classroom and project-based internships. Candidate must be able to teach two core courses, Management and Business Strategy, plus additional functional electives. Teaching load is 3/3/1. Additionally, this position will supervise project-based internships over the summer and help conduct career-preparation workshops and events during the academic year.
Apply ToAddress application materials (cover letter, vita, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, transcripts and list of at least 3 professional references) to Mr. Jerry Johnson, Search Committee Chair, and submit in pdf format via e-mail attachment to Chris Wilcox ( ) . Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor - Chemistry

DescriptionThe Department of Chemistry invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August 2015. This position is a two-year appointment contingent on performance. 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 and 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 Instructional level.
Apply ToEmail in PDF format, application letter, vita, transcripts, and three references to Dr. Angus Lamar, Chair, Chemistry Search, c/o Chris Wilcox, Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History-Western Art

DescriptionHanover College is seeking a historian of Western art to fill a one-year, full-time, non-tenure-track position in the Department of Art and Art History for the 2015-2016 academic year. The position is open to candidates with expertise in any period of Western art, but prefers those with a focus on Modern/Contemporary art. Previous experience in Museum Studies will be an asset as well. Through the courses he/she is assigned to teach, the chosen candidte will contribute to the curriculum in the department, the interdisciplinary team-taught freshman seminars, and other academic programs of the college. The selected candidate will teach seven undergraduate courses, the typical 3-3-1 teaching load for full-time faculty at Hanover College. The courses include three (3) freshman seminars and four (4) Art History courses; the Art History courses include an introductory-level course (History of Western Art), and three upper-level courses (19th Century Art and Architecture; Contemporary Art;and either Art in the United States, Medieval Art and Architecture, or Museum Studies). The position does not require committee service or academic advising. The selected candidate would be expected to participate in departmental activities, such as joining the rest of the Art History faculty in helping senior Art History majors curate an exhibition featuring artworks selected from the Hanover College art collection, and providing recommendation letters and other assistance to facilitate current majors in their transition to graduate school or the job market.
QualificationPhD in Art History in hand by September 1, 2015 preferred, but ABD candidates considered. Preference given to candidates with significant teaching experience at the college/university level.
Apply ToPlease email application letter, CV, sample syllabi, sample teaching evaluations, transcripts and contact information for three (3) references (at least one of whom should speak to the candidate’s teaching capability) to Dr. Xiaolong Wu, Chair, Art History search, c/o Chris Wilcox, by March 1, 2015. Review of applications begins immediately.

Holiday Schedule

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New Year’s
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Friday, January 2, 2015

Winter Break
Friday, February 27, 2015

Spring Break
Friday, April 24, 2015

Memorial Day
Monday, May 25, 2015

Independence Day
Friday, July 3, 2015


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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