Student Employment

On-campus employment is available to qualified undergraduate day students. Campus jobs help students meet educational and personal expenses, as well as gain valuable work experience.

To qualify for student employment, students must be a minimum of half-time status, maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0, and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or eligible non-citizen.

Students earn minimum wage at $8.00/hour. Hours worked = hours paid. There is no compensation for sick, vacation, or snow days. Students can either receive a bi-weekly paycheck or request Direct Deposit.

New Student Information

Campus jobs are posted after July 1. It is the responsibility of the student to find a position. Please contact supervisors directly for their application requirements and availability.

Students working for the first time must complete forms I-9 and W-4 with the Office of Human Resources once they have been offered a position. Form I-9 requires you to provide documentation to verify your identification. These documents need to be originals and cannot be expired. From the list of acceptable I-9 documents Acceptable I9 Documents, you must present one from List A or one from List B, and one from List C.

If you are interested in applying for student employment, check out Handshake for available job listings.

Students should review the Student Employee Handbook and Sexual Harassment Policy.

Work-Study Positions

If you are interested in applying for work-study positions, check out Handshake for available job listings.

Student Employment Payroll

Please note: Your check/deposit slip may be picked up at the mailroom in Memorial Hall on pay dates. Refer any questions to the Payroll Office in Molloy Hall between 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday – Friday.

  • Request direct deposit by completing a Direct Deposit Form and returning it to the Payroll Office in Molloy Hall. Please allow two weeks for processing.

Time Sheet Requirements

Each time sheet should be completed in black or blue ink. Only the blue work study time sheets will be accepted.

The following information on the time card should be true and accurate:

  • Correct employee identification number (5 digits)
  • Full legal name (as appears on paycheck stub or direct deposit statement)
  • Correct pay period ending date (should always be a Saturday date)
  • Hours indicated should be actual start and finish times
  • Check calculations for time worked and be sure all hours are correct
  • When hours worked extend into the evening indicate a.m. or p.m.
  • Each 5-hour shift worked should have a 30-minute rest break
  • Student’s signature
  • Supervisor’s signature

Time sheets are due by 5 p.m. on Fridays, unless the student is working on Saturday. In those instances, time sheets are due no later than 9 a.m. on Monday. Time sheets must be hand-delivered to the Payroll Office in Molloy Hall.

Rivier University reserves the right to make reasonable adjustments in the payroll schedule due to unforeseen circumstances.


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