Division Assistant, Academic Programs - Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island

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Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

United States


Detailed Job Description

In this new role, the Division Assistant will provide academic program support for the Division of Liberal Arts, which consists of the Dean's office and three departments, with 30 full-time faculty, 85-100 adjunct faculty, and a diverse curriculum that seeks to serve the needs of the full breadth of diverse undergraduate population at RISD.  


Associate's degree required, bachelor's degree desirable.

At least one year of administrative support experience, preferably in an academic environment.

Knowledge and skill using PC and Mac computer software including: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Google Docs; Datatel Colleague; and Dropbox.

Proven problem solver with resourceful approach; demonstrated initiative, excellent interpersonal skills; attention to detail; basic math skills; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask; and work in a fast paced environment.

Ability to work in a complex and fast paced environment with frequent interruptions and to build positive relations with multiple, diverse populations with varying needs.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Division Assistant, Academic Programs
  • Creative, studio-based education
  • Diversity & Inclusivity are fundamental
  • flexible thinking & risk-taking
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
  • Academic Administration
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description