Data Entry Specialist

Rivier University seeks a full-time, non-exempt Data Entry Specialist to perform a variety of operational processes and data entry tasks for the Admissions Office. The candidate must possess the ability and willingness to support the mission of the institution and the department in all daily activities.


The Data Entry specialist is required to perform a variety of complex data entry tasks.  The successful candidate will enter data into the student information system from a variety of sources.  Update, delete, and verify the accuracy of data.  Clarify questionable or incomplete data on resource documents.  The Data Entry Specialist will process Admissions documents, manually logging, and cross-referencing data entry work is required. Perform daily audit tasks as necessary to ensure adherence to data entry and processing standards. Work effectively, efficiently, and cooperatively as a member of the data entry team.


The candidate must possess an associate’s degree and two or more years’ experience, preferably in higher education or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are required.  Data entry and clerical experience preferred.  The candidate must possess strong typing, filing, spelling, and basic math skills. 

Applications Instructions

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, 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.