Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) has a distinguished history of providing innovative leadership in art and design education and an ongoing commitment to creative experimentation and risk-taking. This progressive, inquisitive attitude permeates RISD’s campus culture, supporting the 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students and the 1,100 faculty, curators, administrative and support staff who form our community.
As an employer, RISD offers a supportive, collegial and inclusive work environment and a competitive benefits package.
RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Reporting to the Executive Director of Alumni + Family Relations, the Alumni Relations Officer, Lifelong Learning, is responsible for developing scalable life and career programming for 30,000+ global alumni across alumni life stages and geographic regions, such as but not limited to career transitions, networking, continuing education, and job searching. This includes the management of the Lifelong Learning Webinar Series, in-person and virtual workshops, and the administration and oversight of the RISD Network. Successful candidates must be committed to working in a diverse and inclusive environment and embrace our vision and mission.
The Alumni Relations Officer, Lifelong Learning, is also responsible for the management of the life-long learning budget, serves as the liaison between Alumni + Family Relations and Continuing Education, RISD Careers, and its staff. The person in this position also serves as the liaison to the Alumni Leadership Council Mentorship/Careers Committee and the Families Association as appropriate.