IHS Job Openings

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 a paid internship with the Institute for Humane Studies? Find details on our Harper Internship Program here. We currently have openings in LearnLiberty, FIND Scholars, Academic Networks, Events Management, and Development.

IHS is seeking a full time IT Project Manager to join our dynamic, highly visible IT team.  Applicants must have great communication skills and be customer service oriented. 

The Institute for Humane Studies has an exciting opportunity supporting the In-Person Education Programs department. This role will be an integral part of developing and executing the ambitious growth that IHS has for student programs over the next couple of years.

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) seeks a Major Gifts Officer to plan and execute fundraising strategies on a portfolio of current and prospective supporters.  This position is part of the donor relations team, and reports to the Director of Donor Relations.

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.

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 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.