*This position has been filled.  Thank you for your interest in Rivier University.*

GRADUATE ASSISTANT
STUDENT SUCCESS PROGRAMS
Spring 2014 

Credits earned: up to 9 credits for Spring 2014 semester
Required Hours: 20 hours* per week for 14 weeks (*schedule is flexible)

OVERVIEW: The Student Success Graduate Assistant for the undergraduate day student population will provide individual academic counseling with at-risk students to improve their academic performance.  

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Working one-on-one with students on time management, reading comprehension, note-taking, test-taking, and critical thinking skills.
  • Monitoring at-risk students’ behaviors in terms of academic performance and social practices.
  • Collect and input all data gathered from Peer Mentoring and the Student Success course assessments
  • Serve as a referral resource to Writing & Resource Center, Disability Services, Academic Advising, and Service Learning
  • Maintaining student records and monitoring academic progress and performance
  • Planning, developing, and implementing retention initiatives.
  • Serving as a resource to faculty, staff and all students regarding academic related issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Must be accepted in a Master's program at Rivier University (Counseling/Education preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, decision making, oral and written communication skills; ability to manage multiple tasks at once, organized and detail oriented. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain an appropriate learning environment for students.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of diverse constituents including students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to adapt tutoring style to varied needs of a diverse population.
  • Proficiency with use of technology, such as E-mail, MS Office Suite and student record management systems and software.
  • The ability and willingness to support the mission of the University, in all daily activities.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Please send your cover letter, resume, and the names and numbers of 3 professional references to: Office of Human Resources, RIVIER University, 420 S. Main St., Nashua, NH 03060, or e-mail to jobs@rivier.edu  No agencies. EOE

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