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

Admission Counselor

Post Date2018-10-23

Job Summary: The admission counselor is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of recruitment efforts in the assigned territory.  The counselor will participate in all major on-campus recruitment events (i.e. open houses, scholarship programs, etc.).


Essential Functions:

  • Participates in the development, implementation, and assessment of tactical recruitment plans.
  • Represents the college in various state organizations.
  • Coordinate communication initiatives with prospective and admitted students.
  • Represent the Office of Admission with outside constituencies (i.e., athletics, student life, parents/alumni board, etc.) as assigned.
  • Assist with all major on-campus visitation programs (i.e., open houses, scholarship programs, etc.)
  • Organize, plan and coordinate annual travel within assigned territory.
  • Represent Hanover College at high schools and college fairs.
  • Conduct admission interviews with prospective students and parents.
  • Follow up with prospective students throughout the recruitment process.
  • Participate in the review of applicant files for admission decisions.
  • Working knowledge of financial aid programs and policies.


Other Responsibilities:

  • Co-coordinate and co-manage Hanover’s High School Summer Academy Program.
  • Co-coordinate and co-manage Hanover regional receptions.
  • Travel to regions other than assigned, as needed.
  • Provide periodic Saturday office coverage.
  • Working knowledge of Slate CRM and report writing. 
  • Working knowledge of social media platform engagement and content development. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the executive director of admission.



Education Required:  Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree

Experience Required:Admission, public relations or marketing related experience

Skills Required:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to project the image of the college clearly and professionally.  
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks with client-centered attitude.
  • Knowledge of PC Windows based computing environment.
  • Required to participate in training as office software and/or system changes mandate.

Skills Preferred:

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish
Apply To

If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to hr@hanover.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor - Immunologist/Parasitologist

Post Date2018-11-14

The Biology Department at Hanover College invites qualified applicants for this position which will start August 2019 (potential for renewal). 


The Biology Department is comprised of five individuals who hold expertise as a geneticist/developmental biologist, a plant ecologist, a zoologist/animal behaviorist, an entomologist/systematist, and a cell biologist/virologist.  The successful candidate will join a thriving and growing academic department on campus. The College’s Natural Sciences Division is located in the award-winning Science Center constructed in 2000. The Biology Department is outfitted with necessary equipment to perform basic and advanced studies with students including cell culture (plate reader, shaking incubator, CO2 incubator, biosafety hoods, laminar flow hoods), nanodrop spectrophotometer, gel documentation apparatus, micropipettes, western blot apparatuses, and stereo, compound, fluorescent, and inverted microscopes.


The academic calendar operates on a 4-4-1 basis in which students take four classes during each fall and winter term and one class during spring term. The spring semester is a one-month, concentrated study devoted to a single course in which classes can be instructed on or off campus. The successful candidate will teach two courses (and their associated labs) in the fall and winter terms (various introductory courses) and one in the spring term (course based on specialization).


Candidates with a Ph.D. and teaching experience are preferred, but A.B.D. will be considered.  The successful candidate will teach introductory sequence courses for majors and non-majors, and will help expand/enhance course offerings especially within the cellular and molecular biology core of the Department by offering an upper-level course of his/her choosing based on specialization (e.g., immunology, parasitology).  In the cellular and molecular biology core, the Department currently offers/staffs Genetics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Virology.  

Apply To

Email, in PDF format, application letter, vita, and statements of teaching and research interest to Dr. Glené Mynhardt, Chair, Biology Search, c/o facultysearch@hanover.edu

  • A cover letter summarizing your interest in the position, how you plan to contribute to the Biology Department at Hanover College, and why Hanover is a good choice for you;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A teaching philosophy;
  • A research statement;
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable during the application phase); and
  • Three letters of reference (submitted by individuals providing the reference).


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

Enrollment Systems Analyst

Post Date2018-12-05

The Enrollment Systems Analyst is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position responsible for coordinating and facilitating the configuration, maintenance and ongoing implementation of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform and Student Information System (SIS) for the Office of Admission and Financial Aid. This position will actively collaborate with the Office of Information Technology, Office of Communication and Marketing and Institutional Research Council to identify requirements influencing the set up and daily activities associated with the CRM and SIS to support enrollment goals.

This position is responsible for compiling and reporting research data and analysis related to recruitment, admission, enrollment, retention, scholarships, financial aid and related enrollment information. The successful candidate will create, monitor, analyze and report appropriate metrics to inform and guide strategic and operational decisions related to the effectiveness of enrollment, financial aid policies and impact of marketing and recruitment and retention initiatives. Collaborates with the Office of Institutional Research on submission of enrollment data required for external reporting agencies. This position will play a critical role in the institutional research council and should be prepared to report enrollment data to various campus constituents throughout the year.

Key Performance Indicators:

1) Assemble data from various sources pertaining to the trends and issues relevant to recruitment, admission, retention, financial aid and enrollment.

2) Develop and analyze predictive modeling and forecasting processes used in enrollment planning.

3) Prepare written reports and presentations for a wide range of audiences summarizing data analysis results, including detailed description of statistical methods, analysis of results and synthesis of conclusions.

4) Implement planned analysis, including data verification and data correction as necessary, using one or more databases, data visualization tools (Tableau), CRM tools (Slate), institutional SIS (Jenzabar) for the management and analysis of admission, enrollment and financial aid data.

Essential Functions:

  • Understand functions and work flow of CRM platform (Technolutions Slate) and SIS (Jenzabar) ensuring the proper and timely implementation of recruitment strategies using metrics to demonstrate success.
  • Remain current in product upgrades and improvements, providing recommendations and leading enhancement efforts.
  • Provide initial in-depth training and ongoing training regarding CRM use to Admission and Financial Aid staff.
  • Perform regular data maintenance to ensure accuracy of database(s).
  • Create ongoing reports detailing various enrollment metrics.
  • Use data visualization tools to present enrollment trends and make recommendations.
  • Work with search strategy vendors for licensing and consulting.
  • Assist in application processing and enrollment data uploads.
  • Represent the Office of Admission and Financial Aid on the Institutional Research Council and with other constituents as assigned.
  • Serve as the designated module manager for the Admission and Financial Aid manager modules of Jenzabar EX.
  • Maintain current recruitment reports.
  • Assist the Vice President for Strategy and Enrollment and Executive Director of Admission in developing a system of predictive analytics used to project enrollment and student success.
  • Coordinate institutional responses to all external surveys pertaining to recruitment.
  • Represent the college in various state and national organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Admission.

Education Required: Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; Bachelor's degree in Data Analytics, Statistics, Computer Science, Informatics, or related fields preferred. Master’s degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 6 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience.  

Skills Required: Ability to organize and prioritize workload.  Ability to meet deadlines. Ability to make data-driven decisions. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of constituents, including internal staff and senior management.  Ability to complete multiple tasks with client-centered attitude.  Required to participate in training as office software and/or system changes mandate. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Preferred Experience:

  1. Experience working with large data sources, extracting and manipulating data related to enrollment management.
  2. Demonstrated experience working with multiple and diverse database sources by designing, refining and running complex data queries and producing related reports.
  3. Demonstrated skills in identifying the correct issues to be communicated to the appropriate audiences, method and timing of communication.
  4. Advanced level computer skills using a Windows based operating system, specifically MS Word, Excel (graphics, pivot tables) and Access query writing.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of research methods, design and analysis including quantitative and qualitative approaches.
  6. Experience working effectively in a fast-paced environment with quickly changing priorities.

The successful individual is a strategic thinker and planner; a solution oriented/problem solver; and has a high level of energy, creativity, and enthusiasm. The individual must be self-motivated and be able to set priorities. Must be flexible, adaptable and capable of handling a number of competing duties and responsibilities simultaneously. The successful candidate possesses a strong understanding of the higher education landscape.

Physical/Emotional Requirements:   Must be able to make decisions and respond to challenges quickly and with ease.  Must be able to assist staff members with unusual and complex issues. Must be able to maintain a strong sense of professionalism and complete confidentiality. Must be able to work in a stressful, time sensitive environment. Availability to work nights and weekends when necessary.

Apply To

If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to hr@hanover.edu

Resumes will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of German

Post Date2019-01-14

The teaching schedule is typically three courses in the Fall Term, three courses in the Winter Term, and 1 course in the 4-week Spring (i.e., May) Term.  Courses will be a combination of language, literature, culture courses, and film courses, with opportunities to develop new courses in one’s area of expertise and interest.  One should also be willing to lead off-campus Spring Term courses in Germany in occasional years.


Record of excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduates. 

The successful candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. in German or German Studies, the ability to teach at all levels of an integrated undergraduate German curriculum, evidence of scholarly engagement, and eagerness to build/revitalize a major program. 

Apply To

The review of applications will begin immediately; applications received by February 4 are ensured full consideration.  For more information on Hanover College, please visit https://www.hanover.edu/ ; for more information on the Department of Modern Languages, please visit https://modlang.hanover.edu/

The application, in PDF format, should be addressed to Dr. Brigitte Randall, Chair, German, Search Committee and forwarded to facultysearch@hanover.edu.  It should include a letter of interest, a teaching statement, a statement of current scholarly interests, and a current c.v.  One should arrange for separate submission of three letters of recommendation, also in PDF format and addressed as above.

Holiday Schedule

Memorial Day
Monday, May 28, 2018

Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Friday, November 23, 2018

Monday December 24, 2018
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Friday, December 28, 2018
Monday, December 31, 2018

New Year's
Monday, January 1, 2019

Winter Break
Friday, March 1, 2019

Spring Break
Friday, April 26, 2019

Memorial Day
Monday, May 27, 2019

Independence Day
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Friday, July 5, 2019


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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