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Benefits

Keeping Our Community Healthy

Health and Wellness Coverage

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Eligible employees have access to competitive, robust health and wellness coverage beginning the first day of the month following their date of hire.

Retirement Benefits

Eligible employees can save toward retirement by contributing pre-tax dollars to RISD’s retirement plan, and receive contributions from the college (subject to eligibility requirements).

Employee Assistance Program

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All employees and their family members can access high-quality, reliable and confidential services through an employee assistance program, Coastline EAP.

Time Away

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Eligible employees receive vacation, sick and personal time, as well as a number of paid holidays throughout the year.

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Benefits for Full-Time Faculty and Librarians

Health

Flexible Spending

Additional Benefits

Review additional benefits for full-time faculty and librarians, including 403(b) retirement contributions, life insurance, tuition and more.


Download a Full-Time Faculty and Librarians Benefits Summary (PDF)

Benefits for Staff

Health

Flexible Spending and Health Savings

Additional Benefits

Review additional benefits for staff, including 403(b) retirement contributions, life insurance, tuition and more.


Download a Staff Benefits Summary (PDF)
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Benefits for Part-Time Faculty

Health

Additional Benefits

Review additional benefits for part-time faculty including tuition remission and more.

Disclaimer: The content of the benefits section is informational only and is not intended to create a contract between RISD and its employees. Please refer to the applicable collective bargaining contract, the appropriate subscriber agreement, policy and/or plan summary for further details. In cases where discrepancies occur, the subscriber agreement or applicable RISD policy or collective bargaining agreement will prevail.