Learn Liberty Curriculum Assistant
The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) seeks a self-starting, detail-oriented curriculum assistant to support Learn Liberty, the Institute’s new online education program to teach millions of young people about classical liberal ideas. Located in the Educational Programs Department, this person will assist with developing supplementary educational content around Learn Liberty videos.
Key responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:
- Assisting with the development of a new online platform to present Learn Liberty videos to educators
- Assisting with new experimental programs for intensive online education
- Managing the process to collect and deploy supplementary educational materials for videos
- Maintaining the accuracy and integrity of information presented on LearnLiberty.org
- On-site assistance for Learn Liberty and IHS programs
- Reading and evaluating program applications, such as summer seminars.
Candidates must have excellent project management skills, solid writing skills, a strong attention to detail, and an analytical mindset. In addition, candidates should possess a strong understanding of and appreciation for classical liberal principles (individual rights, free markets, limited government, voluntarism, and peace). Some knowledge of HTML and web technology is preferred, but not required. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.
IHS provides exceptional benefits to all individual employees, including health and dental insurance coverage (which includes paying 100 percent of the health insurance premium and tax-free reimbursement of all deductible expenses, and paying 100 percent of the dental insurance premium). IHS also provides all employees with flexible spending accounts, long-term disability and life insurance, a 403(b) retirement savings program, a parking permit, and one free course per semester at George Mason University (GMU).
The Institute for Humane Studies, founded in 1961, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational organization that promotes the study of economic and individual freedom across a broad range of academic and professional disciplines. Each year IHS awards more than $600,000 in scholarships to students from universities around the world. IHS also sponsors free summer seminars, awards public policy and journalism internships, and provides various forms of career assistance. Through these programs, IHS promotes open inquiry, critical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and creative problem solving.
The Institute for Humane Studies is located in Arlington, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C., two blocks from the Virginia Square metro stop (on the Orange Line). IHS is a flexible, professional, open office environment that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship and provides substantial opportunity for professional and personal growth.