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Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Regional Program Officer

  • Type: Full-Time
  • Discipline: Outreach
  • Location: 3901 Centerville Road Wilmington, DE 19807
  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2020


The ISI Educational Program Officer works as a member of the student programs and outreach team and will be focused on meeting measurable annual membership goals, event objectives, and educational priorities for ISI in a particular region or across the nation. You will be on the “frontlines” meeting our students and faculty, helping to make conferences, debates, and seminars successful, and recruiting new students into the ISI community.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of the student programs and outreach team to exceed annual student membership and on-campus society goals, placing particular emphasis on recruiting students with leadership potential
  • Maintain regular contact with ISI students and faculty, alerting them to the many opportunities and events made available by ISI
  • Work with the programs and events teams to plan and execute student conferences, summer schools, and on-campus lectures/debates to cultivate and educate student leaders and key professors
  • Job evaluations will be conducted based on progress made toward key performance goals including:
  • Number of student leaders and faculty members recruited through ISI’s base-level initiatives
  • Successful attendance and educational goals related to ISI-sponsored conferences, lectures, debates, and other intermediate-level programs
  • Securing targeted number of quality applications to ISI’s advanced-level educational programs

Skills and Qualifications

  • Understand and embrace the ISI mission
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Exceptional communications skills in writing and speaking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with willingness to travel extensively
  • Demonstrated interest in exploring traditions of liberty and the American conservative intellectual experience

How to apply

Send your résumé, along with a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and the mission of the organization, to Dr. Jeffrey Nelson at

Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Wilmington, DE