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

Director of Prospect Research & Moves Management

Post Date2018-05-22
DescriptionThis position manages prospect research and wealth trends, actively participates in the planning and implementation of fundraising campaigns, and oversees and manages the campus-wide prospect management and tracking systems.  These systems are essential to the development and coordination of work with all giving prospects, especially those with lead and major gift capacity.  The individual maintains overall responsibility for major gift prospect identification, management of prospects through the major gift process, and research in support of the college’s fundraising goals and objectives and will play a key role in capital and special gift campaigns.   The position is an integral member of the campus fundraising team.  The Director is responsible for identifying, researching, and analyzing prospects for major gift cultivation and solicitation.  This research and analysis serves as the foundation of a fundraising campaign and directly contributes to the success of the college’s fundraising initiatives.  The outcome of effective research and management facilitates the cultivation and solicitation of top prospects by lead campaign volunteers and college and advancement staff.                        
QualificationBachelor's degree required. Minimum of five years in fundraising.  Familiarity with Raisers Edge. Demonstrated experience in prospect research, development, library research or information related field preferably in a higher education environment.  Knowledge of the range of resources available to prospect researchers and the ability to apply those resources in an organized and purposeful manner.  
Apply ToPlease submit letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: Hanover College, Office of Human Resources, 517 Ball Drive, Hanover, IN 47243 or email at hr@hanover.edu

Computer Systems Administrator

Post Date2018-06-11
DescriptionJob Summary: This position encompasses a wide range of duties requiring considerable skills and experience with various computing and networking equipment and operating systems.Essential Functions: Manage Windows servers (WS 2008, 2012, 2016) and services (IIS, MSSQL). Manage Linux servers (CentOS, Ubuntu, RedHat). Manage Campus Domain and DCs (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP). Administer Office365, including accounts, OneDrive, SharePoint, and other applications. Manage the Cisco phone system (Call Managers and Unity Connection server). Manage VMware virtualization environment. Manage Veeam Backup and Replication.  Other Responsibilities: Provide support for networking, classroom A/V, and PC life cycle as needed. Research emerging hardware, software and services, as well as solutions to specific problems.Other duties as assigned.
QualificationEducation required: Associates degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred.Experience required: Five years working in IT or related computer technology field.Skills required: Proficiency with Linux and Microsoft operating systems Working knowledge of networking protocols, including DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SIP. Ability to manage a Microsoft domain using Active Directory and Powershell Proficiency with Cisco Call Manager and Unity Connection. Familiarity with databases and SQL Ability to use scripting languages to migrate and manipulate data. Willingness and ability to quickly learn new skills and take on new responsibilities
Apply ToIf interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to hr@hanover.edu Review of applications will be begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Director of Visual Media

Post Date2018-06-26

Job Summary:

The Director of Visual Media serves as a key content producer for visual media within the Office of Communications and Marketing. Responsible for implementing an innovative and creative strategy for video, photography and graphic design, the director will coordinate the development of dynamic visuals to strengthen and enhance the College’s brand, image and awareness.

As a passionate storyteller, this position will bring creative pieces - about people, programs, student life and research - to a variety of audiences. The director will be responsible for concepting, developing, scripting and producing photography and video features that can be used in a variety of digital media platforms. The director will be responsible for developing creative designs for a variety of collateral - print publications, special-event materials, advertising, web, social media and other visual items - that communicate the College’s image and message to on- and off-campus constituencies.

Essential skills:

  • Possess a sharp attention to detail and ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.
  • Strong ability to conceptualize, design and create graphic interpretation and information to effectively maximize the College's brand.

Essential Functions:

  • Create original content across all photo, video and graphic platforms.
  • Set up and operate all videography and photography equipment
  • Plan and execute video shoots throughout all stages
  • Edit all original media content utilizing Adobe Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, After Effects and Illustrator).
  • Manage and archive photos, videos and graphics content.
  • Manage equipment inventory.
  • Maintain a calendar of the College’s activities and produce photography, videography or graphics in a timely manner to meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Oversee photography team of student workers.

Education required:

Bachelor’s degree required.  

Experience required:

Three (3) years of experience in videography, photography and graphic design.

Skills required:

  • Demonstrated experience in the creation and production of original videography, photography and graphic design.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in video editing, visual effects, compositing and motion graphics.
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of Adobe Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, After Effects and Illustrator).
  • Demonstrated experience with DSLRs, studio lights, tripods, stabilizers, wired and wireless microphones, audio recorders and mixers.
  • Demonstrated experience in still photography: portrait, candid, action, landscape, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in InDesign
  • Ability to transport, set up, and operate various and heavy production equipment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate for off-hours events and completing urgent projects.
Apply ToIf interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to hr@hanover.edu.

Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship

Post Date2018-07-17

Job Summary:  The Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship provides support to the Senior Director of Development in the implementation of annual fundraising and stewardship programs. The Assistant Director supports activities and programming focused on the acquisition, retention, and recapture of alumni donors, and he or she manages activities and programming focused on the acquisition, retention, and recapture of parent, employee, student, and friend donors. The Assistant Director manages stewardship programming for annual donors and major gifts. The core functions of the Assistant Director are outlined below.


Annual Giving (45%)

The Assistant Director will develop, implement, manage, and evaluate annual cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship programming for parents, employees, students, and friends. He or she will be responsible for developing and implementing annual fundraising plans for these constituency groups with the goal of increasing revenue and donors for the organization. He or she will assist in the management of the development calendar, ensuring actions are taken and deadlines are met. He or she will work with the office of communications and marketing to direct the crafting of content for communications, including appeals and promotion of the annual fund. He or she will collect and analyze data to assess the effectiveness of the fundraising efforts he or she oversees. He or she will work with office of individual philanthropy to ensure efforts are integrated with major gift and planned gift strategies, and he or she will work with the office of alumni relations to ensure efforts are integrated with alumni and student relations strategies.


Stewardship (40%)

The Assistant Director will ensure a comprehensive stewardship program for all constituencies and all giving levels is in place and operational. The Assistant Director will manage all donor events and will oversee the stewardship activities related to the giving societies. He or she will craft content for acknowledgements and work with the office of communication and marketing to produce stewardship communications.


Donor Retention and Recapture (10%)

The Assistant Director will develop, implement, and manage a donor contact program focused on retaining and recapturing donors with past giving of $500 or greater.


Advancement Support (5%)

The Assistant Director will provide general support to advancement as needed, primarily via attendance and support at core events, including weekends and evenings.




Education Required:  Bachelor’s Degree required.


Experience Required:  A minimum of three years of professional employment experience, with experience in fundraising and/or event management strongly preferred. Experience using Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred.    


Skills Required:  Excellent interpersonal communication skills, strong writing skills, strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability and motivation to work both independently and as part of a team towards stated and known goals.

Apply To

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

Executive Director of Admission

Post Date2018-07-17

Hanover College seeks a dynamic, strategic and innovative enrollment management professional to serve as its next Executive Director of Admission.  Reporting to the Vice President for Strategy and Enrollment, the executive director will lead an enrollment team of 14 professionals.  The executive director will offer strategic vision and must be able to execute initiatives that shape the future of enrollment at Hanover College.


As a trusted advisor and strategic partner, the executive director will collaborate and work closely with the Vice President for Strategy and Enrollment, Director of Financial Aid and Enrollment Operations Director, along with campus leadership to set and meet enrollment goals established in Hanover’s strategic plan.    


The executive director will work closely with Hanover’s Office of Marketing and Communication on messaging, communication and recruitment strategies to build-out and manage Hanover’s brand and value proposition to key constituents. 


The executive director will manage the enrollment management division in partnership with the Vice President for Strategy and Enrollment.  The executive director will lead, inspire, coach, mentor and serve as a professional development conduit for staff.  The executive director participates in the development and oversees the implementation of marketing, prospective student search, and admission strategies; is responsible for vendor and procurement management; and serves on both the Admission and Scholarship Committees.


Essential Functions, Key Opportunities and Challenges for the Executive Director of Admission:

  • Advise, counsel and work closely with the Vice President for Strategy and Enrollment on matters related to the development and implementation of policy, budget, personnel, strategic planning and team building.
  • Collaborate with the vice president in developing a written recruitment and operational plan that integrates strategies, tactics, personnel assignments, and an on-going record of measurable objectives.
  • Prepare, submit, and administer annual enrollment management operations budget.
  • Participate in the development and oversees implementation of recruitment strategy and policy built upon the institutional strategic plan enrollment goals.
  • Assist in developing admission marketing and recruitment materials.
  • Responsible for vendor and procurement management.
  • Serve as member of the Admission and Scholarship Committees.
  • Serve as a campus advocate and champion to broaden diversity and build institutional capacity for admissions, financial aid and marketing.
  • Work collaboratively across campus departments to build awareness and importance of enrollment goals. 
  • Foster an environment of inclusion, access and success for student recruitment.
  • Represent the college in various state and national organizations.
  • In collaboration with two members of senior leadership, the executive director will coordinate international and transfer student recruitment initiatives.
  • Offer experience in financial aid modeling, predictive analytics, and Slate CRM optimization. 
  • Maintain an integrated approach that makes effective use of analytics and data to inform decisions within a “high touch” recruitment model, and an ability to use current technology in an effective manner.
  • Display high standards of integrity, creativity, intellectual curiosity, and professional


  • Eagerness and ability to collaborate with faculty, staff and coaches to understand and define the characteristics desired in accepted applicants and create effective alumni volunteer programs to support and extend admissions efforts.
  • Possession of strong oral and written communication skills for communicating with

prospective students, their families, campus colleagues, trustees and alumni.


Other Responsibilities:

  • Represent the college at selected high schools and college fairs.
  • Interviews prospective students.
  • Evaluate academic credentials and recommend admission decisions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s strongly preferred


Experience:  Minimum of seven years’ experience in college admission


Skills required:  

Ability to direct and organize people to achieve desired results.  Ability to organize and prioritize workload.  Ability to meet deadlines.  Excellent verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills.  Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks with client-centered attitude.  Knowledge of PC Windows based computing environment, and functionality of Slate CRM system functionality, required to participate in training as office software and/or system changes mandate. 


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.  Standing/sitting/walking for extended periods.  Professionalism and complete confidentiality when counseling students and/or parents.  Able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, time sensitive environment.



Apply To

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

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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