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Faculty openings

We invite you to explore faculty employment at RISD, where creativity and diversity are the foundations of our culture.

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Staff openings—external candidates

RISD now tracks applicants through the Workday recruiting system. All non-faculty staff positions along with openings for instructors in RISD CE are posted in this category. Please create a new user account to apply for these positions in Workday.

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Staff openings—current employees

Current employees are invited to view available positions in Workday. You will need to log in to your personal account to submit an internal application.

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Open searches: Associate Dean for Administration (Architecture + Design and Fine Arts)

We invite nominations and applications for two newly created positions: Associate Dean for Administration, Division of Architecture + Design; and Associate Dean for Administration, Division of Fine Arts.

Reporting to the deans of their respective divisions, the new associate deans will contribute to strategic, financial and operational oversight and planning that informs executive decision-making. They will also represent the divisions to the college on matters related to finance and administration.

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Continuing Education instructor openings

RISD Continuing Education (RISD CE) offers year-round opportunities to teach students of all ages in a range of creative fields. We invite interested candidates to search for open RISD CE positions in Workday, where you will also find all current RISD staff openings.*

*To narrow your Workday search to CE instructor positions only, please apply the applicable filter. External candidates will need to create a new user account in Workday to apply for CE Instructor and all other open positions.

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Become part of our creative community

RISD is an equal opportunity employer offering a supportive, collegial and inclusive work environment and a competitive benefits package. Here you’ll meet staff, faculty and students who thrive on creativity and value what art and design bring to the world.

The benefits we offer RISD employees include medical and dental insurance plans, a 403 (b) retirement plan with employer contributions, paid time off and many more.

People who work here also enjoy many ways of accessing the creative culture on campus. You can explore the RISD Museum at little or no cost, take advantage of resources at the Fleet Library or enroll in Continuing Education courses for free or at a deeply discounted rate. 

Human Resources at RISD

If you are a student looking for employment or internships, visit RISD Careers for info about jobs, entrepreneurship opportunities, and connecting with RISD alumni networks. RISD Careers also provides resources for employers interested in posting jobs, viewing résumés and hiring RISD students and graduates.

RISD is an equal opportunity employer.