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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.


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.

Director of Development - Architecture

Reporting to a senior director of development – team lead, the director of development – architecture serves as the chief development officer for the school and will plan, organize, and manage the development of complex major gift support for the School of Architecture and its constituent departments, programs, and centers.

Senior Director of Development - Engineering

Responsible for the planning and implementing of an integrated approach to development that maximizes philanthropic support for the George R. Brown School of Engineering, the senior director of development – engineering serves as the chief development officer for the School of Engineering and reports to the senior director of development– team lead for schools.

Graphic Designer

Under the supervision of the executive director of communications, the graphic designer develops and implements creative design strategies for Rice’s Development and Alumni Relations division.

Director of Development

This director of development will plan, organize, and manage the development of complex major gift support for university fundraising priorities. Specific responsibilities include the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major donor prospects capable of gifts at the $100K to $4.9M level.


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

Faith Bachus

Faith Bachus
Sr. Talent Management Analyst


Alexis Pheanis

Alexis Pheanis
Staff Assistant, Talent Management


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.

Our Values

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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