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Graduate Assistant Program


Franklin Pierce University Graduate Assistantship Program provides a tuition benefit, along with a stipend, to a select number of full-time graduate students each year. The students have access to a subsidized high quality graduate education, and the University is able to make use of the talent within its own ranks. An assistantship is awarded primarily to help you complete your degree program in an affordable way as well as assisting the University in critical functions. It is important for you to know that your contribution will make a significant impact to Franklin Pierce University.


Openings for the Academic year 2018-19

Please contact the hiring supervisor directly for more information

To apply for a position, please complete the Graduate Assistant Application (click here)

and return it to the Hiring Supervisor.



Last updated: 8/15/18

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Department/Program Supervisor/Contact Detail Location Full/Half Graduate Assistant Position Basic Functions
Admissions Melissa Conway
Rindge, NH Full
(20 Hours)
* Contribute to the development, implementation and execution of the University's undergraduate telecounseling program.
* Assist with planning and execution of visitation programs and the supervision and training of the student staff.
* Coordinate all Saturday visitations as the counselor on duty: supervising student staff, meeting with prospective students and parents during information sessions.
* Assist in planning and participate in admissions events including open houses, overnight programs and off-site receptions.
Athletics-Men's Soccer Roy Fink
Rindge Full
(20 Hours)
 Assisting with essential daily tasks that are key to running a successful NCAA Division II Athletic program.
*   On and off campus recruiting of prospective student- athletes.
*   Oversee study hall.
*   Fundraising activities.
*   Assist with practice planning and implementation.
*   Game Day responsibilities.
*   Administrative responsibilities related to scheduling, organizing, and general office work.
*   Meeting and communicating with potential recruits, and current student-athletes.
*   Adhere to NCAA rules and regulations.
Marketing Nicole Zinn
Rindge Full
(20 Hours)
* Preserve the University’s visual identity through the design conception and creation of multifaceted materials in print and online.
* Work with project managers and requesting “client” on campus to provide recommendations for concept, design, art direction, production, print buying, and quality.
* Explore new trends in design to produce fresh content online for the web, social media, email graphics, etc.
* Monitor and respond to requested projects submitted through the Creative Services email.
* MUST Possess excellent graphic design and production skills and have the adaptability to integrate new developments in design and publishing software. Must be skilled in design layout, illustration, typography, photography, and color theory.
* MUST Possess a working knowledge of graphic design techniques, design trends and media, as well as prepress technologies and print production processes.
Fitzwater Center Kristen Nevious
Rindge Full
(20 Hours)
*  Assist with development, implementation and growth of the University’s NE-10 initiative, including serving as technology support for NE-10 livestreaming
* Assist with the management and growth of Ravens Sports Network, including support of RSN student production teams as they livestream Ravens Sports and produce other programming, including on FPTV-4 the Pierce Arrow, and TuneIn Radio.
* Assist with management of Center’s technology in an RSN context, including television studio, audio production studio, emergent technology, and check-out equipment.
* Provide technology training and support for constituents.
* Assisting in covering published facility hours
* Driving University vehicles—both vans and shuttle buses—to meet programming needs