Employment

This page includes information about current vacancies in the Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner and on searches being run by the Council on Postsecondary Education. The Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is an AA/EEOD employer and values diversity. Salary ranges can be found on the OPC non-union, non-classified pay plan.

Information on vacancies at the public institutions can be found on their employment websites: 

Employment at URI  |  Employment at RIC  |  Employment at CCRI

Current vacancies: 

OFFICE OF THE POSTSECONDARY COMMISSIONER

Associate Commissioner for Student Success (posted 8/23/17)

The Associate Commissioner for Student Success (Chief Outcomes Officer) will assist the Commissioner of Postsecondary Education in planning and coordinating policies and programmatic initiatives for higher education in Rhode Island and managing of the Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume/ CV, and names of three references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

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Director, Communications and Outreach (posted 9/28/17)

The Director of Communications and Outreach will coordinate and implement a comprehensive and diversified media relations program to publicize and promote the activities of the Council on Postsecondary Education and the system of public higher education in Rhode Island. This position will also provide research support to the Commissioner, contributing to the planning, research, development and implementation of public higher education policy initiatives. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume/ CV, and names of three references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

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Legislative and Policy Advisor (posted 9/28/17)

The Legislative and Policy Advisor will develop legislative strategies to promote the Commissioner’s and the Council on Postsecondary Education’s (CPE) agenda, which will include coordinating meetings with policymakers, monitoring and evaluating state and local legislative proposals impacting higher education, and providing research and policy analysis. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume/ CV, and names of three references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

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WESTERLY EDUCATION CENTER

No vacancies at this time.


RHODE ISLAND NURSING EDUCATION CENTER

Simulation Specialist, RI Nursing Education Center

The position is open until filled but a review of applications will continue until position is filled. The application, hosted on the RIC website, includes an optional button for candidates to upload additional documents, if desired. The application requires candidates to provide names and contact information of at least three (3) current references. Upon hire, candidate will be required to arrange for an official transcript of highest degree earned to be mailed/transmitted directly from the institution to the Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner.

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Administrative Coordinator, RI Nursing Education Center

The position is open until filled but a review of applications will continue until position is filled. The application, hosted on the RIC website, includes an optional button for candidates to upload additional documents, if desired. The application requires candidates to provide names and contact information of at least three (3) current references. Upon hire, candidate will be required to arrange for an official transcript of highest degree earned to be mailed/transmitted directly from the institution to the Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner.

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