Administrative Assistant | Division of Nursing and Health Professions

Job Family

Full-Time Staff


Temporary Grant Position

This is a temporary, full-time, position funded by HRSA.  This position is contingent upon continuous receipt of funds from HRSA.  This position will begin January 2020 through June 30, 2022.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded Rivier University a four-year $2,037,011 nursing education grant.

Grant outcomes include enhanced education, increased access to community healthcare services, and improvements in patient outcomes. This federal grant is designed to expand primary care training for registered nurses. The new education program has been dubbed Project REEP—Registered Nurse Enhanced Education for Primary Care—and will include an enriched Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum, preceptor and faculty training, ongoing education, academic-practice partnerships, and a community advisory board.

This position will report directly to the Dean of Nursing & Health Professions and will support the Partnership Liaison for this project and will also work with the Director of Undergraduate Nursing Education.

Duties will include data collection and all other activities covered by the grant during the funding period.


  • A.S. degree preferred or equivalent experience with two to three years as an administrative assistant
  • Ability to provide administrative support for multiple individuals
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals are invited to apply and while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Applicants are asked to submit a resume and the contact information for three (3) professional references to

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, marital status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability in admission or access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, and Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the bases stated above.

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us

Rivier University has the advantage of a central New England location in a thriving small city less than 50 miles from metropolitan Boston.  With a student population of 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is recognized for academic excellence, a strong liberal arts program, and professional career preparation in various fields.

Rivier University offers a comprehensive benefits package to our full-time employees that includes paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, tuition remission options after 1 year of employment.

Dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world, Rivier University is guided by the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The faculty and staff are engaged in the education of the whole person in the context of an open and inclusive academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people. We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply.