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    Former Contractor - Adjunct Faculty in Providence, RI
    Former Contractor - Adjunct Faculty in Providence, RI

    I worked at Rhode Island School of Design as a contractor (More than a year)

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    Pros

    Creative and Diverse environment. Very bright students

    Cons

    As an adjunct there is little communication with other faculty


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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Rhode Island School of Design.

    Interview

    HR representative called me for the initial phone interview. After the morning phone interview, I was contacted in the afternoon to make arrangements to come to campus the next week. I rearranged my schedule to be available for three days to fly out there, interview for a full day, and fly home.

    I had eight short sessions during my interviews. That was fine. They filled up any downtime by showing me around campus, which usually would be fine but it was a very hot and humid day and of course I was in full suit, so I was very uncomfortable.

    They told me their timeline was two - three weeks to make a decision. I didn't receive a response to my follow-ups and haven't heard from them since.

    Maybe they decided I was a bad fit, but I do expect to be communicated with even if I'm being turned down for a position.

    Interview Questions

    • An interviewer asked how I would take over projects from someone who was unwilling to hand them over, and was pretty obvious she was talking about someone I had interviewed with earlier. It was a very odd moment.   Answer Question

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Website www.risd.edu
Headquarters Providence, RI
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1877
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD, pronounced RIZ-dee) is among the highest-rated fine arts colleges in the US. The private school enrolls about 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers a variety of fine arts and design programs including art history, apparel design, architecture, jewelry, industrial design, film, printmaking, textiles, and painting. The college also offers continuing education through classes, lectures, workshops, gallery talks, and a six-week pre-college program designed for high schoolers. Notable alumni include David Byrne, Tina... More

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