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Student Employment

Student Employment Opportunities

**Please note that these employment opportunities are awarded to our full time undergraduate day students**

 

If the department that you are applying with requires a resume you may find sample resumes on Career Development Center's page.

 Fall 2014 Student Employment Positions  

 

Department: 

Office of Academic Advising   

Supervisor: 

Lisa Enright, Director of Academic Advising- lenright@rivier.edu 603-897-8230 and

Kathy Morrissey, Administrative Assistant- kamorrissey@rivier.edu or 603-897-8227                                                                                                              
Position Title: 

Academic Advising Student Employee                                                                                                        

Job Description:  

Help with daily office operations including filing, photocopying, answering phones, assisting the academic advisors and administrative assistant with special projects as needed.                                                                     

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

Excellent communication skills- phone and filing experience is a plus

Attention to detail and ability to work in a high level of confidentiality is a must

Student must be able to multi-task and prioritize daily responsibilities as needed
Sophomore or Junior level is preferred.                                                                                                    

Number of Students Needed: 1

Number of Hours per Week per Student:  to be determined

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Department: 
America Reads 

Supervisor: 
TBA; summer contact is Paula Randazza, prandazza@rivier.edu 603-897-8244

Position Title: 
Reading Tutor

Job Description:
America Reads is a student employment program that entails assisting a child with their reading either during class or after school. We are looking for students who are friendly, dependable, enthusiastic, and have a desire to help other children as well as give teachers a hand in the classroom.    

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

  • Must provide their own transportation to schools                                                      
  • Reliability and punctuality, ability to follow directions                                               
  • The student must represent Rivier University in a positive manner at all times       

Number of Students Needed:    12-18

Number of Hours per Week per Student:   3-10 or Depending on teacher and student schedule  


Position Title:
Student Ambassador

Supervisor:
Valerie Leclair, Director of Admission, vleclair@rivier.edu 603-897-8515

Job Description:
A Student Ambassador represents Rivier University to prospective students and families, as well as supports Admissions staff in daily office operations. The ideal candidate will be passionate about Rivier University and have the ability to communicate the value of a Rivier education to all visitors.  

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide enthusiastic and effective tours of the Rivier campus to visiting students and families using the approved tour guide route and script
  • Mandatory participation in weekend Admissions events, as assigned, including: Open Houses, Tour Days and Accepted Students Day
  • Assist Admission staff with daily office related tasks, such as answering phones, mailings, making deliveries, filing, photocopying, etc.

Skills/Qualifications: 

Positive Attitude and enthusiasm
Comfortable with public speaking and to effectively communicate both one on one and in groups
Knowledge of Rivier’s mission, campus and various academic programs
Strong time management skills
Dependable
Ability to work as part of a larger team
Desire to help others
Availability to work several weekend events

 


 

Department: 
Athletics

Supervisor:
Keith Rupp – Head Athletic Trainer - 897-8616
Joanne Merrill – Director of Athletics - 897-8257

Position Title:
Fitness Room Worker

Job Description:  

  • Supervise the fitness room during open hours
  • Give new users fitness room orientations on all of the equipment
  • Replace weights, clean machines as needed

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

  • Responsible and reliable
  • Interest in/knowledge of fitness, weight training
  • Friendly – able to give proper fitness room orientations to students, faculty, staff
  • Must be able to lift 45 pound weight plates

Number of Students Needed:    3-6

Number of Hours per Week per Student:  Will vary – not more than 12 hours/week


Department:
Athletics/Physical Education

Supervisors:
Laura Ray - Head Women's Soccor Coach 897-8763
Joanne Merrill- Director of Athletics 897-8257

Position Title:
Game Worker

Job Description:  

  • Do various jobs at Rivier intercollegiate games.
  • Jobs can be: ball people, video-taping, scorekeeping, statistics keeping, gate/admissions, timer, clock
  • You will be assigned to jobs.  We can train you for the various positions

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

  • Responsible and reliable 
  • Interest in/knowledge of sports is helpful
  • Flexible – games can be any day of the week morning-evening

Number of Students Needed:    15-20

Number of Hours per Week per Student: Will vary – depends on number of games worked per week

Generally an event is 2.5-3 hours


Department:
Athletics/Physical Education

Supervisors:
Laura Ray - Head Women's Soccer Coach 897-8763
Joanne Merrill- Director of Athletics 897-8257

Position Title:
Statistics Crew Worker

Job Description:  

  • Learn various stat programs for all sports
  • Work at home games keeping in-game statistics

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

  • Responsible and reliable
  • Interest in/knowledge of sports
  • Computer skills - willing to learn Stat-crew and Presto statistics programs
  • Flexible – games can be any day of the week morning-evening

Number of Students Needed:    4-6

Number of Hours per Week per Student: Will vary – depends on number of games worked per week

Generally an event is 2.5-3 hours

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Department: 

Biology Department

Supervisor: 

Joel Stake, Department Coordinator 603-897-8291 jstake@rivier.edu

Position Title: 

  Biology Lab Assistant

Job Description:  

Student will be responsible for maintaining clean working conditions in the teaching laboratories.  This will entail washing glass ware, preparing disinfectants, refilling distilled water containers, replacing frequently used solutions, and performing other duties related to the labs

 

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

General knowledge of biological concepts and laboratory safety

Student must have completed at least 2 semesters of Biology classes with labs.  

Number of Students Needed: 1

Number of Hours per Week per Student: 5

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Department: 

Division of Business
Supervisor: 

Primary:  Dean, Division of Business – Amir Toosi

Point of Contact: Division Administrative Assistant - (603) 897-8237

Position Title: 

Administration Student Employee Support Specialist, Division of Business

Job Description:  

The Division of Business Student Employee Support Specialist responds to, and supports administrative related projects and tasks, in furtherance of Division goals and
objectives supporting the Institution, Division faculty and staff, and students.

 

Coordinate and assist the Administrative Assistant on event planning activities (e.g., conference calls, room reservations,informal meetings, etc.)

  • Develop PowerPoint Presentations for the Division of Business program offerings
  • Maintains and organizes students’ confidential records accordingly via reviewing, scanning, and filing necessary records
  • Perform other job-related administrative duties as assigned by the Dean of Business and Administrative Assistant
  • Assists the Division of Business as needed
    Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

Must be fully admitted student in a Rivier University undergraduate degree program, be making satisfactory progress in that program, and maintain good academic
standing.  (Mandatory)
A team player that enjoys working on multiple projects

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
    Computer proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong academic record in undergraduate studies 
  • Acceptable attire and grooming standards are expected
    Number of Students Needed:    1

Number of Hours per Week per Student:  10

 


 

Department:
Chemistry

Supervisor:
Dr.  Brian Fulton , Organic Chemistry Laboratory Instructor, bfulton@rivier.edu 

Position Title: 
Organic Chemistry Laboratory Assistant

Job Description:
Assist with the organic chemistry lab.

Qualifications/Skills Needed:
Completed Organic Chemistry with a B or better

Number of Students Needed:  2

Number of Hours per Week per Student: 5


Department:
Regina Library

Supervisor:
ERC Librarian Shana Chartier schartier@rivier.edu  

Position Title:
Educational Resource Center (ERC) Student Employment;

Job Description:
Providing a friendly face for all patrons entering and exiting the library.  This position requires ability to check books in and out, maintain a clean and orderly space and assist patrons with basic library needs.

Assist with Circulation Desk functions

Check in/out materials

Answer the phone

Provide basic assistance to patrons

All other tasks and special projects as requested by library staff

Qualifications/Skills Needed:
Excellent customer service attitude

Attention to detail

Reliable

Good communication and organizational skills

Library, retail or office experience a plus

 

Current openings:
Mondays 9AM-10AM, 12-1PM, 2-6PM, 8-9PM
Tuesdays 10AM-1PM, 2-3PM
Wednesdays 9AM-1-AM, 2-3PM

Thursdays 10AM-1PM, 6-8PM
Fridays 9AM-10AM, 12-1PM
Saturdays 10AM-3PM

Please send resume to Shana Chartier at schartier@rivier.edu if interested. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Department: 

Office of Financial Aid

Supervisor: 

Karla O’Hara, Financial Aid Advisor, kohara@rivier.edu 

No Walk-ins please 

Position Title: 

Financial Aid Student Employee/SALT ambassador

Job Description: 

This position entails a variety of different tasks, from filing and copying important documents to answering questions from parents and students (incoming and current) to analyzing data, running reports and special projects as assigned.  This position will also be our office's SALT ambassador (training and further explanation of program upon request).   Exciting opportunity for the right candidate!

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

Number one priority is confidentiality

Must have exceptional attention to detail

Excellent customer service skills
Positive attitude

Outstanding communication skills

Candidate must demonstrate ability to use MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher

Punctual and dependable

Have a professional demeanor

Must be able to work well in a fast-paced, changing environment

Proper attire is required

**All interested candidates shall submit a resume to kohara@rivier.edu ** 

Number of Students Needed: 1

Number of Hours per Week per Student: TBD

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Department: 

Global Engagement
Supervisor: 
Dey Barriga and Mark Meehan                                                                       
Position Title: 
GE student assistant

Job Description:  

A motivated and self-directed student will assist the Office of Global Engagement in planning and executing events, developing promotional materials, and representing the Office of Global Engagement on campus.                                                                                                                    

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), ease in meeting and engaging a wide variety of people, and an eagerness to be part of a highly collaborative team.                  

Number of Students Needed:    Two

Number of Hours per Week per Student: 15


Department:
Information Technology

Supervisor:
Sr. Martha Villeneuve, mvilleneuve@rivier.edu 

Position Title:
Lab Assistant

Job Description:
To be of assistance to students who are programming or using application software; to oversee the smooth operation and orderly setup of the computer labs; to implement the management and procedural policies.

Qualifications/Skills Needed:
A good command of the Windows Operating System commands, MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Shifts to be filled:
Wednesdays 6:00pm-11:00pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:45am-1:00pm

Number of Hours per Week per Student:  Variable, depending on the student’s schedule (6-19)


Department:
IT/Library/Student Services

Supervisor:
Chris Parent, cparent@rivier.edu  

Position Title:
Tech Tools Support Specialist

Job Description:  

  • The Tech Tools Support Specialist will assist students with questions they have about various technology related academic tools. The Support Specialist will be located in the Regina Library and be available during evening hours beyond the normal operating hours of IT staff. He or she will assist students with the following as a minimum:
  • Connecting wirelessly to the campus network
  • Printing from campus computers
  • Using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to complete assignments
  • Using Canvas
  • Using internet search tools to locate answers to technology questions
  • In addition, the technician will maintain accurate records of types, and times, of support provided, as directed by supervisory personnel. 
     

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

  • Understanding of computer functionality/different versions of MS Windows
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Familiarity with various academic-related computer applications used at Rivier (i.e., Canvas, Microsoft Office)
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • This position may provide an opportunity to develop a variety of other technical skills.

Prerequisites:
Selected students must be dependable and able to work designated schedule; enjoy working in a public service–oriented setting; and show willingness to problem-solve and search for answers. Basic training in the supported technology will be provided. This is a customer service position – the individual needs to be cheerful, positive and polite.

Number of Students Needed: 4

Number of Hours per Week per Student: Work hours will be a portion of Sunday to Thursday, 5:00 PM until 10:00 PM.


Department:
Landry Early Childhood Center

Supervisor:
Bronwyn Corkery, Operations Manager bcorkery@rivier.edu 

No phone calls or walk-ins please 

Position Title:
Classroom/Office Assistant

Job Description:
Assist teachers with classroom preparations, organizing, curriculum preparations and projects, clean up, sanitizing toys and dishes.  May include some clerical duties for classroom.  Assist administrative team with some clerical duties such as filing, delivering messages.  Some duties may also include helping with kitchen organization and snack preparation for the week.

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

Eager to work with children

Reliable and punctual

Positive attitude and enthusiastic

Available during open hours (between 7am to 6pm) Monday-Friday, for a minimum of 2 hours

copy of fingerprinting receipt and copy of Health Form dated within 2 years if scheduled more than 5 hours per week

Ready to learn

  • Number of Students Needed: Will vary based on covering 20 hours per week

Number of Hours per Week per Student: Will vary based on how many hours qualified students are available

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Department:  

Multicultural Affairs Office

Supervisor: 

Sharron Moore 897-8676; srowlett@rivier.edu 

Position Title: 

Multicultural Affairs Event Coordinator

 Job Description: 

The Event Coordinator assists the Director of Multicultural Affairs with various programs and events during the week and weekends (when necessary)

The ideal candidate must have the desire to work with various cultures outside of their own, with respect and appreciation of differences and have an enthusiasm to promote diversity and multiculturism on campus

Responsibilities: 

Create and design promotional material for programming and events (i.e. posters, flyers and email notification etc.) and maintain social media accounts

Assist director with daily office related tasks, such as mailings, deliveries, answer phones, posting flyers and posters around campus, etc.

Qualifications:  

Excellent customer service attitude, out-going personality with strong communication, verbal and written skills

Proficient to detail and creative promotional skills

Time management and reliable

Ability to follow directions

Willingness to problem-solve and search for answers

Candidate must be knowledgeable with Microsoft Office programs, preferably Word, Publisher and Excel

Interview Instructions: 

Contact the Director of Multicultural Affairs to schedule an interview

Number of Student Needed: 2

Number of Hours per Week per Student: 5-8

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Department: 

Public Safety 

Supervisor: Joe McDonald - Director of Public Safety, rmcdonald@rivier.edu 

Position Title: 

Student Dispatcher – Public Safety    

Job Description:  

A constant presence in the Public Safety Office and provide assistance when needed; answer telephones; dispatch calls for service; data entry into the public safety records system; issuing parking permits; issue ID cards; issue university owned vans to the groups who have reserved them; return found property
 Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

Punctual; dependable; courteous; professional; trustworthy; work with little supervision; attention to detail

Number of Students Needed:    2

Number of Hours per Week per Student: 5 hours per week per student

 


Department:
Service Learning Office

Supervisor:
Donny Guillemette, Service Learning Coordinator 897-8658, dguillemette@rivier.edu 

Position Title:
Service Learning On-Site Coordinator

Job Description:
On Site Coordinator work-study position

The Rivier University Service Learning Office is looking for several work-study eligible students for an exciting leadership opportunity. We are searching for students to serve as coordinators for our community service programs.

  • Engage in direct service at a local community agency
  • Support fellow students who are serving at the community agency
  • Work with the community agency to make sure their needs are being met
  • Engage in campus activities that recruit and support volunteer efforts for the community agency 

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

  • Transportation to a Local Nashua Agency

Number of Students Needed: 8-10

Number of Hours per Week per Student: 6-8


Department: 

Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Supervisor: 

Mary Bollinger, Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events (603) 897-8521 mbollinger@rivier.edu

Position Title: 

Student Phonathon Caller                                                                                                        

Job Description:  

Student callers contact Rivier University alumni to ask for their support of the Rivier University Annual Fund through a donation. Annual Fund donations directly provide scholarships for Rivier University students.  

Phonathon is located on campus and takes place Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:30–8:30 pm the weeks of October 6, 13, and 20. 
Qualifications/Skills Needed:  

The student caller must represent Rivier University in a positive manner at all times. Good communication, attention to detail, customer service skills and enthusiasm are a must. 

Number of Students Needed: 12-15

Number of Hours per Week per Student: 9 hours minimum

 


 

 

Department: 

Regina Library
Supervisor: 

Pam Richardson – prichardson@rivier.edu  
Position Title: 

Circulation Desk Assistant

Job Description: 

Provide library services to faculty, staff, students, and other library patrons. Occasionally assist with other tasks within the User Services Department. This position is for the
summer only, excluding certain holidays.

Assist with Circulation Desk functions

Check in/out materials

Answer the phone

Provide basic assistance to patrons

All other tasks and special projects as requested by library staff.
Number of Students Needed: 3-8
Number of Hours per Week per Student: It varies depending on schedule but not to exceed 9 hours.

 


Department:
Student Activities

Supervisor:
Eric Blackburn, Coordinator of Student Activities and Orientation 603-897-8254, eblackburn@rivier.edu 

Position Title:
Event Coordinator

Job Description:
The position of Event Coordinator assists the Coordinator of Student Activities and Orientation with various programs during the week and weekends.

Qualifications/Skills Needed: 

  • Able to lift heavy objects
  • Available nights and weekends
  • Outgoing personality
  • Attention to detail

Number of Students Needed:   1

Number of Hours per Week per Student: 5-8

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