Coordinator of Multicultural Student Engagement

Rivier University seeks a full-time, Coordinator of Multicultural Student Engagement to work closely with students and student organizations to develop and facilitate co-curricular and extra-curricular programs that link issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion to holistic student development on our Nashua, New Hampshire campus.


The Coordinator of Multicultural Student Engagement is responsible for the development, coordination, and evaluation of a portfolio of annual programs designed to encourage students’ cultural and social awareness; provide socially and culturally responsive engagement, and initiate meaningful inclusivity/multicultural dialogues and foster diversity and multiculturalism on campus.  The successful candidate will plan and facilitate workshops for students and student groups.  The Coordinator will create internal and external partnerships that intentionally connect the curricular and co-curricular experience, building upon students’ knowledge of self, and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The candidate will serve as advisor of the Multicultural Student Organization, staff Admissions events, and provide a support network for outreach, advocacy, and other support services for Multicultural students attending the University.


The Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree plus one (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience in higher education.  Students graduating from a master’s program this Spring are welcome to apply.  The candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to advocate for and support the academic, personal, and professional needs of underrepresented populations at Rivier University.  The candidate must possess a working knowledge of key issues and best practices related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The candidate must be flexible and adaptable in an emerging and changing environment. Applicants must have the ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

Applications Instructions

The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter including salary requirements, resume, and contact information of three (3) professional references to References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior authorization.

For additional information about this opportunity, please review the comprehensive position profile.

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, veteran, or marital status 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. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX and the nondiscrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources, Justine Caron, located in Molloy Hall, ext. 8210 while students may also contact Kurt Stimeling, Vice President for Student Affairs, located in Dion Center, ext. 8249.

Prospective employees are encouraged to review the University’s Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found here.

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 is dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world.  Rivier 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.