Rivier University ( invites applications for the position of Advancement Services Specialist. Founded in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Rivier College became Rivier University on July 1, 2012. The University is a four-year Catholic institution in Nashua, New Hampshire offering liberal arts and professional programs with an enrollment of 2,300 students.

The Advancement Services Specialist will join an advancement operation with the strategic goal of advancing a donor-centric fundraising model and accelerating philanthropy across all aspects of the institution. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Advancement Services Specialist will provide a full range of advancement services including receiving, recording, and receipting of charitable contributions; maintaining the donor database; fulfilling data and reporting needs for the Office of University Advancement; conducting research and preparing prospect reports.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of database experience in a development or advancement office in higher education or a non-profit organization and will demonstrate: 

  • outstanding data entry and data analysis skills
  • proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • report writing experience using Crystal Reports or Microsoft Reporting Services
  • ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment
  • strong written communication skills
  • The ability and willingness to support the mission of the University, in all daily activities.


Submit letter of interest, current resume, salary requirements and contact information for three professional references to: Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main St., Nashua, NH 03060 or e-mail to No agencies please. EOE Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.