Thank you for your interest in working with the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS). Our current job openings are listed below. In addition, IHS accepts applications for positions not yet listed. New and diverse job opportunities become available throughout the year, so if you are interested in IHS but don't see a suitable opening, we still encourage you to send us an application.
Current Open Positions:
Interested in interning with the Institute for Humane Studies? Find details on our Harper Internship Program here. We currently have openings in LearnLiberty, FIND Scholars, Development and Marketing. Check back around late March for more summer opportunities.
Some Mercatus employment opportunities have shared responsibilities with IHS. Currently, shared positions include an IT Project Manager, IT Help Desk Coordinator, Finance Associate, and Director of Finance.
IHS seeks a self-starting academic online projects assistant to develop and maintain IHS’s growing portfolio of online products. This is not a technical position, no prior knowledge of coding or graphic design is necessary. It’s ideal for someone with a passion for excellent and clear user experience design and a drive to execute projects.
IHS seeks a self-starting web projects assistant to develop and maintain IHS’s growing portfolio of online products, including TheIHS.org and LearnLiberty.org.
The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) at George Mason University seeks a senior-level writer to join a fast-paced and growing fundraising team. All candidates must have exceptional written communication skills (including superb attention to detail), a dedication to fundraising, and a passion for the mission of IHS.
The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) at George Mason University is seeking a Program Director to manage a suite of advanced programming for undergraduate and graduate students, including our Advanced Topics in Liberty discussion colloquia and career development programs.
The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) seeks a self-starting, motivated, detail-oriented Conference & Event Management Assistant to assist the team with logistics and processes for IHS programs.
IHS seeks a self-starting creative producer & project manager to take the lead on new video projects for IHS’s online educational programs. No prior experience in video production required. Experience is a plus, however this is not a technical position.
FIND Scholars contractors will provide support to the FIND Scholars program by evaluating faculty and research papers dealing with current policy issues. Applicants are required to have good knowledge of classical liberal concepts and free market policy stances, plus an interest in the greater policy and think tank world. Ideal applicants will be pursuing some form of graduate study, or have an intense interest in doing so.
The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) seeks a self-starting, driven, and creative marketing coordinator to support LearnLiberty, the Institute’s online education program.
The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) at George Mason University is seeking an Adjunct Program Officer to build and strengthen the Institute’s academic network.
The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) seeks a Director of Major Gifts to plan and execute its major donor fundraising strategy. The Director of Major Gifts will own a portfolio of major donors and direct the efforts of regional gifts officers, working to set fundraising targets and drive individual strategies for current and prospective supporters in their donor portfolios.