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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR- Graduate and Undergraduate Professional Studies Admissions


  • Rivier University seeks an energetic, and experienced admission recruiter for both Graduate and Undergraduate Professional Studies (evening, weekend and online) students.
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions, the Assistant Director II  is responsible for various aspects of the recruitment of graduate as well as evening, weekend and online undergraduate students and other related activities at Rivier University in Nashua, NH




  • Recruit and support all aspects of the recruiting process for prospective students.
  • Carry out in-person, telephone and electronic contact with prospective students to help and encourage them to understand policies and procedures and complete all admission processes.
  • Review admissions applications and determine action (undergraduate).
  • Forward completed graduate files to academic program directors for review of acceptance (graduate).
  • Keep up-to-date on current programs, policies, and procedures:
  • Financial Aid, Business Office policies
  • Understand Licensure options, NLN, State Education Certifications etc.
  • Coordinate and plan recruiting activities for the assigned segments of recruiting.
  • Attend college fairs within the recruiting market area (requires moderate degree of travel and occasional evening hours).
  • Identify and initiate introductions with prospective companies, school systems, and/or local governments for the formation and maintenance of strategic enrollment partnerships.
  • Meet the enrollment expectations in relation to budgetary goals and objectives. 
  • Attend and make public presentations related to marketing and recruitment initiatives.
  • Assist in re-enrollment and retention efforts of current students (Professional Studies and Graduate). 
  • Participate in creating recruiting plans to maximize enrollment efforts. 
  • Support and maintain the mission and identity of Rivier University.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, education, or related field with a Master’s degree desirable. 
  • A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in higher education admissions, sales, business, or marketing.
  • Strong interviewing and advising skills.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop business relationships and has a history of proven results.
  • Ability to work effectively and build positive working relationships with students, administrators, and business constituencies of various levels.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, proficient with MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently and be goal driven.
  • The ability and willingness to support the mission of the University, in all daily activities.



Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals are invited to apply. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter stating pay expectations, resume and contact information for 3 professional references to jobs@rivier.edu or Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main Street, Nashua NH 03060. No agencies please. EOE

Rivier University is recognized for its more than 60 degree programs serving the needs of both traditional and non-traditional students. The University prides itself on a classroom setting led by accomplished faculty who create an active, experience-based learning environment. Founded in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Rivier University in Nashua, New Hampshire, is a four-year Catholic institution offering professional preparation and a liberal arts education for over 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students. The University offers programs of academic distinction in an environment that seeks to educate the whole person—mind, body, and spirit.