FALL 2014
(18 hours per week, 14 weeks)


  • The Division of Business Graduate Assistant (GA) responds to, and supports academically related projects and tasks, in furtherance of Division goals and objectives supporting the Institution, Division faculty and staff, and students participating in related academic courses and programs. 
  • Such projects and tasks include, but are not limited to: 
  • Responding to faculty and staff generated and managed tasks.  This can include specifically assigned grading for undergraduate level courses; not graduate level courses.  Grading tasks will not include data entry into official Institution record systems, as this is a faculty/staff function and responsibility 
  • Data collection, organization, queries, analysis, and generating reports 
  • Drafting and refining Division level marketing and communications correspondence 
  • Supporting professional and academic event planning and execution 
  • Supporting student recruiting initiatives (e.g., Open House, etc.) 
  • Researching, analyzing, and interpreting information related to Division projects or working with faculty on scholarly research initiatives 
  • Other appropriate tasks, as assigned. 
  • The GA reports to the Dean of the Business Division.  The GA is readily available to respond to Division faculty and staff generated task and project assignments.  The GA is available to tutor students taking Division courses.  (This is a no-fee service for students). 
  • The GA will keep the Dean apprised of current and upcoming assigned tasks, projects, and student tutoring activities. 


  • Must be fully admitted student in an institution graduate degree program, be making above satisfactory progress in that program, and maintain good academic standing.  The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a Business Administration Division managed graduate degree program.
  • The ideal candidate will possess self-initiative traits, to include suggesting opportunities or activities furthering Division goals and objectives. 
  • Minimal acceptable attire and grooming standards are expected.  
  • Review of applications will begin May 13, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.   
  • Candidate must also encompass the ability and willingness to support the mission of the University, in all daily activities. 

This position is 18 hours per week position for both Term 1 and Term 2 graduate terms.  (Exact weeks, days and hours worked to be determined with supervisor.)  Compensation is a tuition waiver of 6 graduate credits during the fall semester. Courses need to be taken simultaneously with the semesters worked as graduate assistant.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references to: Human Resources, RIVIER UNIVERSITY, 420 South Main Street, Nashua, NH 03060, or email to jobs@rivier.edu. No agencies please. EOE