Learning & Performance Assistant
Based in Washington, D.C.
Reports to: Learning & Performance Specialist (HR Department)
Who we are
Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work in over 50 developing countries and have been making people in those countries healthier for nearly 50 years. PSI’s strategic vision is to reimagine healthcare in the developing world by putting the consumer at the center of everything we do and, wherever possible, bringing care to their front door.
There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience, all with unique skills that contribute to the important work we do.
We’re seeking a mature, dedicated, and inquisitive Learning & Performance Assistant to join PSI’s Learning & Performance (L&P) function, within the Human Resources team. The L&P team supports the broader Human Resources team to ensure that PSI is attracting, retaining, and growing the best talent in the international development and global health industries.
More specifically, the Learning & Performance function helps individual PSIers build knowledge and skills to excel in their current roles. We support PSI’s leaders to build effective and dynamic teams. And we lead initiatives to keep staff engaged, energized, and connected to PSI’s mission and values.
L&P sets annual priorities designed to have the greatest impact on employee engagement and building our people and leadership. In 2018, the L&P team leads:
The L&P Assistant will get a crash course in the international development and global health sectors, the learning and development discipline, and human resources in a global organization.
Sound like you? Read on.
The L&P Assistant will work closely with the L&P Specialist to execute high-quality learning, development and employee engagement programs. The job will consist mainly of organization and knowledge management, event planning and execution, administrative support, and customer service. Part of the job will require creativity and problem solving, while others will require diligence and grit.
More specifically, here are some efforts the L&P assistant will support, and the role you’d play:
PSI U (e-learning)
What we are looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
The candidate we hire will also possess:
How do I apply?
Applications must contain a resume and a thoughtful cover letter addressed to Dan Lawner, Learning & Performance Specialist. Cover letters will be carefully reviewed, and applications with generic or recycled cover letters will be immediately disqualified.
Must be willing to provide professional references upon request. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.
Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. Curious about your status? Please log into your iCIMS account to find out.
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.