Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), the country’s preeminent art and design school, located in historic Providence, RI, is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join the Continuing Education team.
The CE Administrative Assistant performs a variety of administrative support functions to help ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Continuing Education Office. Serves as the central point of contact and liaison for internal and external inquiries; provides exceptional customer service to the high volume of calls and inquiries, efficiently answering routine questions and escalating or referring inquiries to the appropriate resources. Efficiently handles the day to day responsibility with entering and verifying student and other records. Manages the Executive Director and busy calendars of other management staff, coordinates meetings, greets visitors and is proactive and resourceful in problem solving. The ideal candidate will anticipate needs of the office and the staff that they support, operating in a proactive manner.
RISD Continuing Education educates students of all ages in art and design with high quality, accessible programs, courses, lectures and workshops. RISD CE is open admission and welcomes students of all abilities. We offer courses in a variety of formats, such as weekend workshops and technique intensives, single-session lectures, online courses and hybrid courses that combine online learning with studio sessions.