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

Intern - Assistant Baseball Coach

Post Date2018-12-07

The intern will be immersed in the day-to-day activities of a D-III baseball program. The Intern Assistant Coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach with all aspects of the program including recruiting.  This paid intern position will run January 1, 2019 through May 31, 2019 with possible renewal for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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

Executive Director of Admission

Post Date2018-11-26

Founded in 1827, Hanover College is the oldest private college in Indiana.  Hanover College is a challenging and supportive community whose members take responsibility for lifelong inquiry, transformative learning and meaningful service. Today 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, 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 (VPSE), 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 also advise, counsel, and work closely with the VPSE on matters related to the development and implementation of policy, budget, personnel, and team building. This important collaboration will continue in developing written recruitment and operational plans that integrate strategies, tactics, and ongoing records of measurable objectives that meet enrollment goals.

Other essential functions within the recruitment framework will include collaborating with enrollment senior leadership in coordinating international and transfer student recruitment initiatives; maintaining an integrated approach that makes effective use of analytics and data to inform decisions within a “high touch” recruitment model; and, maintaining integrated, effective alumni volunteer programs to support and extend admission efforts.

The executive director will work closely with Hanover’s Office of Marketing and Communication on messaging, communications, and recruitment strategies to build-out and manage Hanover’s brand and value proposition to key constituents, as well as assist in the development of admission marketing and recruitment materials.  With an understanding of the importance of athletics to recruitment, the executive director will work closely with the athletic director and coaches throughout the recruitment process, providing a strong partner, leader, educator and communicator to bridge the athletic recruitment with all college recruitment areas.

Serving as a campus advocate and champion to broaden diversity and also to build institutional capacity for admission, financial aid, and marketing, the executive director will work collaboratively across campus departments to build awareness and support of recruitment efforts and to engage the community in meeting enrollment goals. The successful candidate will foster an environment of inclusion, access, and success for student recruitment. Outside of the campus community, the executive director will represent the college fully to external constituents, such as students, parents, and high school guidance counselors, and will represent the college in various state and national organizations.

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 both the Admission and Scholarship Committees. 


Skills and Characteristics for Success:  The successful candidate will have at least six years of progressive enrollment and recruitment experience, preferably at the college or university level.  A bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree strongly preferred.  In addition, candidates should possess the following:

  • Managerial experience as it relates to organizational development; an effective manager who believes in the professional development of staff and able to provide support and encouragement of a team at all levels of experience
  • Ability to direct and organize people to achieve desired results and to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks with client-centered attitude
  • Ability to use current technology in an effective manner
  • Experienced in or an understanding of financial aid modeling, predictive analytics, and CRM optimization; experience in Slate CRM preferred
  • Possession of a high tech / high touch mentality in recruitment
  • Demonstration of 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
  • Ability to manage up and collaborate across campus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills for communicating with prospective students, their families, campus colleagues, trustees and alumni
  • An empathetic and strong listener
  • An outspoken, strong communicator and educator about all areas of recruitment
  • An innovative and creative thinker
  • A belief in professional networking with membership and demonstrated involvement in professional admission organizations
  • An interest in participating in campus academic, social, and athletic events and in supporting Hanover College traditions.
Apply To

Napier Executive Search is assisting Hanover College in finding the right person for the position of Executive Director of Admission.  For more information, or to nominate someone for this position, contact Robin Reynders (robin.reynders@napiersearch.com) or Mary Napier (mary.napier@napiersearch.com ).  All conversations will remain confidential unless otherwise stated and agreed.

Interested candidates should submit a résumé along with a letter of interest describing his/her unique qualifications for the Executive Director of Admission at Hanover College. Candidates should also provide the names and contact information of at least three professional references.  For confidentiality, references will not be contacted without permission. All application materials should be submitted electronically to Hanover@napiersearch.com  by January 18, 2019.  The preferred start date is spring, 2019.

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

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biopsychology-Neuroscience Psychology

Post Date2018-10-15

The Department of Psychology at Hanover College invites applications for a (1) full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor appointment.  The appointment will begin in the Fall of the 2019 academic year.   

For the position, the specialization is open, but the preference is for biopsychology or related experimental area.   Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to introductory psychology, neuropsychology and supervision of undergraduate research.  The ability to teach introductory neuroscience is a plus.  Additional responsibilities include advising students, departmental and college service and scholarship.


Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered.

Apply To

Email, in PDF format, application letter, vita, statements of teaching and research interest, evidence of teaching effectiveness, transcripts, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. John H. Krantz, Chair, Psychology Search, c/o, facultysearch@hanover.edu.

Review of applications will begin on November 15th and will continue until the position is filled. 

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology

Post Date2018-10-15

The Department of Psychology at Hanover College invites applications for a full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Developmental Psychology.  The appointment will begin in the Fall of the 2019 academic year.  Teaching responsibilities include introductory psychology, childhood & adolescence, adulthood & aging, and supervision of undergraduate research.   Additional responsibilities include advising students, departmental and college service and scholarship.


Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered.

Apply To

Email, in PDF format, application letter, vita, statements of teaching and research interest, evidence of teaching effectiveness, transcripts, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Stephen Dine Young, Chair, Psychology Search, c/o, facultysearch@hanover.edu

Review of applications will begin on November 15th and will continue until the position is filled.

Introductory Biology Professor

Post Date2018-10-17

Hanover College Biology Department seeks a one semester introductory biology professor to teach general biology to non-majors (three lectures and two labs per week).  


Master's degree (or higher) in biology required. 

Apply To

Please email a current resume/CV to Darrin Rubino, Chair, Biology Search, c/o facultysearch@hanover.edu for consideration.  Position runs from January through April 2019.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Theatre

Post Date2018-11-13

The Department of Theatre at Hanover College seeks candidates with a record of excellence in teaching, directing, and mentoring of students for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor (but will consider more advanced applicants) to begin Fall 2019. The position entails teaching 2 courses in the Fall Term and directing 1 main-stage production, teaching 2 courses in the Winter Term and directing 1 main-stage production, and teaching 1 course in the 4-week Spring Term.


M.F.A. or Ph.D. required.  Particular areas of interest for teaching include Introduction to Theatre, Theatre History, and Contemporary Theatre, with special consideration given to applicants with scholarly, professional, and teaching experience in playwriting, design, stage combat, or non-western theatre practices.   There are opportunities for this position to teach courses in the applicant’s areas of expertise and interest.

Apply To

Email, in PDF format, application materials to Dr. Ken Prince, Chair, Theatre search, c/o facultysearch@hanover.edu.  Please include a letter of interest, a teaching statement, a research statement identifying current and future scholarly and creative interests, and a curriculum vita.  Applicant should arrange for separate submission of three letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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.

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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