Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience, payable biweekly or monthly. Performance reviews are conducted annually by the Executive Director of Development.
Hours and location of work: 40+ hours per week is expected at The Heartland Institute’s Northwest Chicago office, plus weekly senior staff meetings and biweekly all-staff meetings.
Benefits: Health insurance currently provided by Aetna available to full-time employees. The employer pays 60 percent of premiums and offers a choice of two plans, a low-deductible plan and a high-deductible plan with health savings accounts (HSAs). Employees who choose high-deductible plans also receive annual cash deposits into their HSAs of $1,500 for individuals and $3,000 for families.
Employer pays for life and disability insurance and fees for a 401(k) plan. Employer does not match employee contributions to 401(k) plans at this time.
Vacation days: During the first year of employment, full-time employees earn 10 paid days off after their 90-day probationary period. During years two and three, employees earn 12 paid days off each year. During years four, five and six, employees earn 15 paid days off. During years seven, eight and nine, employees earn 17 paid days off. During year 10 and above, employees earn 20 paid days off each year. For the purposes of counting paid time off, full-time employment is considered to have commenced when an employee started serving Heartland at least 40 hours per week in any capacity, including as a contractor.
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:
- Cover letter detailing your interest in the position and the Heartland’s mission, as well as your salary requirements
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