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

Major Gifts Officer

Post Date2018-08-07

The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for managing relationships with major donor prospects determined to have the ability to make gifts at or above $10,000.  

The position reports to the Senior Director of Individual Philanthropy.  This position is charged with developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of donor prospects (between 150 – 200) including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts for the college from alumni, parents, and friends.  

The Major Gift Officer works independently and is also a member of the College Advancement team and coordinates his/her activities with those of other units in College Advancement and other units at the college.


Bachelors degree required. A minimum of five years of experience in fund raising with no less than three years in a major gift role.

Familiarity with Raisers Edge

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 primarily video with some 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 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 pieces - 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 video and graphic platforms
    • Set up and operate all videography 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 digital assets
    • Manage equipment inventory
    • Maintain a calendar of the College’s activities and produce videography or graphics in a timely manner to meet scheduled deadlines

Education required: Bachelor’s degree required

Experience required: Three (3) years of experience in videography and graphic design

Skills required:

  • Demonstrated experience in the creation and production of original videography 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 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.

Preferred skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in still photography: portrait, candid, action, landscape, etc.
Apply To

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and 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.

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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.

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 Ethics.
  • 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.


Post Date2018-07-23

Job Summary:  Hourly position reporting to Grounds Supervisor.  Responsible for overall appearance and maintenance of the campus grounds and athletic fields.  This work is coordinated with the efforts of the maintenance, event setup, and the outsourced housekeeping staffs.

Essential Functions:

  1. Maintains the campus including mowing, trimming, seeding and fertilizing grass; trimming, pruning and planting trees when needed.
  2. Develops and maintains plant beds at the direction of the grounds supervisor.
  3. Maintains athletic fields – at the direction of the grounds supervisor and the coordination with coaches. 
  4. Picks up trash and fallen limbs and general policing of the grounds.
  5. Responsible for sidewalks and roads- maintains traffic and street signs and clears all sidewalks and roads of ice and snow during bad weather conditions.
  6. Maintains the Grounds Equipment- check fluid levels, keeps equipment and trucks clean after use, and uses equipment responsibly.
  7. Communicate with Grounds Supervisor on any problem or needs.

Education Required:  High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required:  One year of related work experience

Skills Required:  Ability to communicate well with faculty, staff and students. Ability to operate small lawn equipment.

License/Certification:  Valid driver’s license

Physical/Emotional:  Ability to lift 80 lbs, ability to work in all weather conditions all year

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.

Grounds Supervisor

Post Date2018-07-23

Job Summary:  Manages, plans, and directs the Hanover College physical plant ground operation which includes: athletic fields, roads and walks, landscapes and gardens, turf management and the oversight and management of campus trees.  This position directly supervises the grounds crew (10 employees) and reports directly to the Director of Campus Facilities.


Essential Functions:

  1. Supervises and trains the grounds crew.  Ensures that all grounds related work orders are completed in a timely manner and provides appropriate work assignments and direction to the staff.  Promotes open communication and respect within the grounds crew and all other campus employees.
  2. Athletic field management:  Develops and oversees scheduled of mowing, mulching, treating, irrigation, and seeding the college athletic fields.  Coordinates these efforts with the college athletic staff and ensures the playability of fields for scheduled athletic events.
  3. Ensures that roads, walks, and building steps are cleared of ice and snow and that appropriate ice melting material is applied.  Advises the Director of Campus Facilities and the Director of Campus Safety about overall road conditions during times of emergency.
  4. Oversees and maintains campus landscaping, turf grass areas and gardens.  Supervises in-house design, planting, mowing, trimming, irrigation, and the application of fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides on all campus grounds. 
  5. Develops training programs for the handling of chemicals and equipment that will assure compliance with current EPA and OSHA environmental and safety standards.  Implements this training and is responsible for minimizing grounds employee accidents.   Enforces safety guidelines.
  6. Establishes and documents systematic seasonal plans for the execution of grounds operations and the fulfillment of operations expectations.
  7. Responsible for campus environmental sustainability.  Utilizes environmentally friendly methods, where applicable, in all grounds activities including the use of chemicals, insecticides, fuels, and fertilizers. 
  8. Manages campus trees for variety, health, growth and when appropriate removal.  Maximizes campus beauty by overseeing overall tree health and ensures that all trees are in good condition.
  9. Supervises campus recycling and trash removal.
  10. Administers and enforces Hanover College policies and procedures.

Other Responsibilities:

  1. Performs other work-related duties as needed or assigned by the Director of Campus Facilities.
  2. Provides support to campus event setup when needed.

Education Required:  High school diploma.  Turf management, agricultural, arborist, and landscape architecture training and/or certification preferred.

Experience Required:  Seven years related work experience, 3 of which are in a supervisory position.

Skills Required:  Ability to communicate well with faculty, staff and students.  Must be able to operate appropriate grounds equipment and use physical plant related computer software.

License/Certification:  Valid driver's license subject to a motor vehicle review; Indiana Chemical and pesticide permit.

Physical/Emotional:         Ability to lift 80 pounds

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.

Campus Visit Coordinator

Post Date2018-07-25
Hanover College seeks an engaging, organized, and innovative professional to serve as our next Campus Visit Coordinator. The first contact for most prospective students and families, this person must be a self-starter, have acute attention to detail, and be able to work independently. The Campus Visit Coordinator must have the ability to work well under pressure of deadlines and a sometimes-changing daily schedule. Must have excellent customer service skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. The person in this position will coordinate all aspects of a prospective student’s campus visit (tour, counselor meeting, faculty/staff/coach meeting, class visit, and possible overnight visit). Answer main phone lines for the Enrollment Department and direct calls appropriately. The Campus Visit Coordinator will also be cross-trained as necessary for various other duties within the office.
Essential Functions:
1. Welcome Desk – act as official campus greeter. Responsible for the guest visit experience. Assist and direct all walk-ins.
2. Answer and direct all incoming calls on the two main Enrollment Department phone lines. Assist callers when appropriate.
3. Maintain the Visit Calendar – schedule campus visits and record them on the office calendar accordingly.
4. Coordinate and execute campus visits ensuring a memorable campus visit experience and providing accurate data entry and follow-up in student database.
Individual Visits (including Athletic Visits)
a. Campus Tours
b. Interview Schedule
c. Class Visits
d. Overnight Visits
e. Faculty/Staff/Coach Communication
Group Visits
f. Athletic Visit Days
g. School Visits
h. Community Based Organization Visits
i. Hanover Enrichment Series Overnight Visits
5. Setup and maintain all communication associated with the Campus Visit Experience (Students, Parents, Faculty, Staff, and Coaches)
6. Responsible for opening and closing the office, the professional appearance of the lobby, maintaining visitor refreshment center and keeping other items that visitors use/take (Hanoverian Magazine and ponchos) well stocked.
7. Update lobby monitor with prospective student visit information, ambassador of the week, and “meet your counselor” details.
8. Comfortable in navigating student management software systems (Slate, Jenzabar, PowerFAIDS).
9. Assist with data entry and application processing as needed throughout the year, specifically summer coverage.
10. Maintain Admission/Admissions email accounts and distribute appropriately.
11. Assist with on-campus and regional event planning and management.
12. Assist with Financial Aid form processing.
13. Other duties as assigned.
Education: High School Diploma
Experience: Two years previous receptionist/secretarial or related experience preferred
Other Qualifications:
  • Organizational skills within a fast paced office environment
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Software knowledge that includes: Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneDrive
    •      Knowledge of Slate, Jenzabar and PowerFAIDS are a plus
  • Demonstrated competency in schedule and event management
  • Required participation in training as office software and/or system changes mandate
Physical/Emotional Requirements:
  • Must be amiable, neat, and professional in appearance
  • Demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude
  • Must be dependable, punctual, well-organized, and flexible
  • Must be open to training opportunities as needed
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.

Director of Clinical Education

Post Date2018-08-01

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Hanover College seeks applications for a Director of Clinical Education to begin November 1, 2018. The Director of Clinical Education (DCE) holds a faculty (academic or clinical) appointment and has administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the academic program.

This individual demonstrates competence in clinical education, teaching, and curriculum development. In addition, the DCE primary responsibilities are to plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, and monitor activities on behalf of the academic program and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty.  The DCE serves as a liaison between the physical therapy program and the clinical education site as part of his/her responsibilities. The DCE, in cooperation with other academic faculty, establishes clinical education site and facility standards, selects and evaluates clinical education sites, and facilitates ongoing development of and communication with clinical education sites and clinical faculty.


All candidates should have an earned terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities or Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or tDPT) with ABPTS specialization. 

Apply To

Email, in PDF format, application letter, vita, transcripts, and contact information for 3 references to Kerry Volansky, Chair, Physical Therapy Search, c/o, facultysearch@hanover.edu .  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.   For further details visit https://www.hanover.edu/about/employment  

Intern - Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

Post Date2018-08-07

The assistant coach will be immersed in the day-to-day activities of a D-III lacrosse program. The assistant coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach with all aspects of the program including recruiting.   This paid position includes a $9,000 stipend and housing with a work schedule from September 2018 through May 2019.


Bachelor’s degree required.  Playing experience is preferred but not required.  Strong communication and computer skills are required. 

Apply To

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers electronically to hr@hanover.edu.

Director of Health Services

Post Date2018-08-16

Job Classification:  Full-time, Exempt, 11 month (off the month of June)

Department: Office of Student Life

Reporting Relationship: Vice President of Student Life


Job Summary:

The Director of Health Services is responsible for the daily clinical operations of Health Services including but not limited to, evaluating and treating acute and chronic medical conditions or injuries, administration of allergy injections or immunizations, health prevention and wellness, suturing and wound care, referrals, overseeing/managing a staff of student worker(s).  The Director is also responsible for serving on committees, helping write/establish pandemic plans, protocols/policies for Health Services and the implementation of these plans/protocols/policies.  The Director is responsible for offering travel medicine consultations for students who are traveling abroad and recommending vaccinations and medications needed for travel.  The Director is responsible for prescribing medications as appropriate.  The Director is responsible for collaborating with first-year students/parents in regards to required immunizations and reviewing each incoming student’s medical history.  The Director is responsible for reviewing special residence hall requests for medical accommodations and approving the requests. 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide medical care/services to students, faculty and staff
  • Evaluate, order and interpret diagnostic tests/exams and treat acute and chronic medical conditions/injuries
  • Collaborate with Health Services medical Director as well as other Directors on campus for the welfare of students, faculty and staff

Other Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing Health Services budget
  • Accountable for overseeing the purchasing of medications and supplies for Health Services
  • Provide educational resources and materials to students and student groups




Job Qualifications:

Education required:  Certified License Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) in the State of Indiana

Experience required:  Strong family practice background; travel and sports medicine experience an asset

Skills required:  Certified in CPR; Certified CPR Trainer an asset

Apply To

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

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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