Employment – Program Officer

Program Officer


The Program Officer is responsible for managing the intake and tracking of FIRE’s case work for FIRE’s Individual Rights Defense Program. The Program Officer operates under limited supervision and is ultimately responsible to FIRE’s President.

Primary Responsibilities

Case intake
Initial communication with students and professors
Case tracking and management
Editing and moderating FIRE’s upcoming weblog


Bachelor’s degree
Interest in and commitment to FIRE’s mission
Good judgment
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Good organizational skills
Familiarity with MS office (especially Excel) and project management systems

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references via email to jobs@thefire.org, via fax to 215-717-3440 to the attention of Human Resources, or via postal mail to:

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
Attn: Human Resources
210 W. Washington Square, Suite 303
Philadelphia, PA 19106

The last day to apply is January 31, 2005.