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Coordinator, Recruitment Partnerships + Admissions


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About TFAS

The Fund for American Studies is a nonprofit organization that offers transformational programs that teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world. TFAS programs inspire these future leaders to make a difference in their communities and throughout the world by upholding the values essential to the preservation and success of a free society. For more information, please visit our websites: www.TFAS.org; www.DCinternships.org; www.TFASinternational.org; www.FTE.org.

About the Role

TFAS’s Collegiate Programs Department is hiring a Coordinator of Recruitment Partnerships + Admissions. The Coordinator will focus on various recruitment and admissions projects for TFAS’s Washington, D.C.-based academic internship programs for undergraduate students interested in careers in government, public policy, journalism and the nonprofit sector, as well as for first- and second-year law students.

Reporting to the Director of Recruitment + Admissions, the Coordinator will primarily focus on developing partnerships and building relationships with targeted organizations, professors and student groups to identify top candidates for various special and regional scholarships. The Coordinator will also be responsible for assisting the broader admissions and programs teams as needed.

This is a full-time role based in TFAS’s Washington, D.C., office. The position requires a limited amount (up to 10%) of travel for recruitment conferences, college campus visits and events.


Recruitment (50%)

  • Develop and manage outreach initiatives to identified recruitment partners; tracking recommended applicants
  • Write content for the #TFAS Updates section of the website
  • Draft student and faculty correspondence
  • Assist with marketing mail and email campaigns
  • Manage database of recruitment contacts
  • Plan and staff recruitment conferences, college campus visits and virtual information sessions

Admissions (30%)

  • Communicate with prospective applicants and enrolled students via phone, text, email and videoconferencing
  • Process student application materials using online CRM

Tuition Payment Counseling (5%)

  • Process student tuition payments using cloud-based accounting software
  • Assist students in seeking out funding options

Student Programs (15%)

  • Coordinate exclusive meetings and events for special scholarship cohorts
  • Plan briefings, social activities and other special events for students as needed


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree (required)
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in higher education, program management, marketing or other related fields (internships may be considered experience)
  • Strong communication, organizational and office skills
  • An interest in student programming with an emphasis on free-market education
  • A command of the Microsoft Office Suite and a desire to learn new software platforms
  • A willingness to work in a team environment and independently

 How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter should explain how the applicant’s skills and experience are applicable directly to this position and how those skills relate to the mission of TFAS

Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: https://talentmarket.org/candidates/apply-for-your-dream-job/.

 Questions can be directed to Stephanie Keaveney, Network Engagement Manager of Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: stephanie@talentmarket.org.

There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. This job will remain posted on our site until it is filled. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.

Talent Market is a nonprofit entity dedicated to promoting liberty by helping free-market nonprofits identify talent for critical roles. We provide free consulting and recruiting services to free-market think tanks, policy organizations, research centers, and capacity-building institutions dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government and free enterprise.