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Rice is a top-20 national university known for its academic innovation, beautiful campus and engaging students and alumni. This same standard for excellence extends to our professional staff and award-winning Development and Alumni Relations division. As we continue to generate support for Rice’s new strategic plan and prepare for our next comprehensive campaign, we’re looking for talented, dedicated colleagues who will help realize our ambitious goals. If you’re creative, collaborative, curious and open to new ideas, I hope you will consider joining us.


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Kathi Dantley Warren

Kathi Dantley Warren
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

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Job Opportunities in Development and Alumni Relations

Explore our current job openings in Development and Alumni Relations spanning multiple departments, from fundraising to alumni relations to communications. This listing will be updated weekly, so check back often.

Digital Content Specialist

The digital content specialist is responsible for developing, monitoring and maintaining digital content (primarily email and secondarily website content) for Rice’s Development and Alumni Relations division. This includes working with in-house writers, designers and web staff to produce visually striking and user-friendly website content in a content management system; utilizing broadcast e-mail systems to send and track a variety of segmented, mobile-optimized emails; tracking and implementing volunteer-driven communications; and collaborating with division partners and creative staff to execute multichannel digital marketing campaigns. 

Assistant Director, Alumni Programs

Reporting to the Director, Alumni Programs, the responsibilities of the Assistant Director, Alumni Programs include developing programs and resources that support student and alumni professional development and mentoring. The assistant director will support the development, marketing and continued growth of Rice’s professional development technology platform (Sallyportal).

Marketing Writer, Rice Annual Fund

The marketing writer works within the Development and Alumni Relations Communications department to provide strong writing, editing, marketing and creative concepting in support of the Rice Annual Fund, the university's primary giving vehicle. A central function of the writer is to provide high quality creative direction and content for annual giving collateral in partnership with the Rice Annual Fund direct marketing team.

Development Research Analyst

As a member of the development research and analysis team, this position works closely with front-line fundraisers to broaden the University's prospect base and to maximize the University's philanthropic capacity. The development research analyst collaborates with a wide variety of regional and school-based development officers to facilitate elevated engagement of prospects whose potential is maximized due to capacity or inclination.


Contact Talent Management with any questions you have about starting your career at Rice University.

Faith Bachus

Faith Bachus
Sr. Talent Management Analyst


Our Values

We COLLABORATE within and across teams to strengthen relationships with the many constituents of Rice University.

We encourage CURIOSITY in a culture that emphasizes learning, sharing ideas and taking initiative.

We use CREATIVITY and critical thinking skills to solve problems and communicate in a variety of contexts.

We are comfortable with CHANGE and open to new ideas and ways of working, including taking on new responsibilities and going the RICE mile.

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Our Team

Our leaders in Development and Alumni Relations work collaboratively and strategically across departments to lead a division of more than 130 employees.

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