United States of America: Learning and Performance Specialist, E-Learning

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 04 Mar 2017

Population Services International

Job ID 2016-1152
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 12/9/2016
Category Talent & Learning
Position Location: City Washington, DC
Region Washington, DC
Position Location: Country United States

Learning and Performance Specialist, eLearning

People, Learning & Performance
Based in Washington, DC
Up to 20% international travel
Reports to the Head of Learning & Performance

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a motley group of entrepreneurs and professionals with a diverse range of backgrounds all the way from the medical industry to the music business, all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

PSI’s People Learning and Performance Department is the organization’s cultivator of talent, employee development, and culture. We constantly focus on nurturing a positive employer brand both externally and internally with prospective candidates and in PSI colleagues’ minds and hearts. We’re responsible for people – everything from recruitment, hiring, onboarding, benefits, performance management and career growth. Our customer centric team balances bringing the fun while keeping it real to achieve our ultimate purpose of finding the best people and keeping them by creating an environment where they thrive and do their best.

Our team is looking for an eLearning Specialist to drive learning in the moment of need and create ways for PSIers to access learning instantaneously online.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

You’ve got the passion, energy, and creative intuition to lead everything related to online learning as a means to developing PSIers around the world. You will:

Take the Lead

  • Think big to design PSI’s eLearning strategy and lead implementation that reflects PSI’s new learning strategy and helps drive our corporate strategy. Create and manage partnerships and communities with the VP of Talent and Learning as well as the wider People, Learning and Performance team.
  • Manage the design, development and deployment of eLearning programs and tools that help country offices, departments and individuals improve performance and the employee experience.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and other stakeholders to deliver online learning experiences that WOW PSIers!**Challenge the Norm**

  • Evolve PSIers understanding of learning beyond the standard eLearning course and learning management system. Help us leverage a unique new learning system, Degreed, to open up the possibilities of learning in the moment of use.

  • Popularize curation of learning from a range of diverse sources. Help advance the benefits of leveraging experts within the global network to share best practices.**Global & Diverse Learning**

  • Design user-centered eLearning experiences that can be accessed online including mobile options for PSI’s 9,000 staff globally. Design learning for 65+ countries, across geography, time zones, diverse cultural norms and learner needs. Generate new approaches across multiple mediums (LMS, mobile, intranet, social, etc.)

  • Work with teams and individuals across the span of their career as well as across their tenure with PSI to design and execute learning programs that embrace and nurture the diversity within PSI.**Drive Systems Innovation**

  • Support the PLP team to translate business needs to job opportunities and career paths for PSIers. Leverage our unique learning management system to generate and manage career paths for priority PSI roles.

  • Leverage learning analytics to drive process improvements and identify additional content or learning trends that need to be further curated. Leverage analytics for reporting to executives and providing measurable results on learning effectiveness.What are we looking for?

  • 5-8 years relevant work experience in learning management systems, managing corporate LMS like Cornerstone, Blackboard, or Net Dimensions and/or company created LMS.

  • Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, educational psychology, etc strongly preferred. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required.

  • Demonstrated experience administrating, migrating, and/or general support of Learning Management systems. Experience with global learning programs preferred.

  • Strong program management and change management experience preferred.

  • Self-starter who’s able to raise the bar while inspiring others. You can make things happen on deadline while being cool under pressure.

  • Experience working in developing countries and/or traveling to places off the beaten path gives you the knack for connecting with people from all walks of life. Fluency in Spanish and/or French a plus!

  • Continuously learning. You’ve got your finger on the pulse of leaders in learning, eLearning, learning technologies. You find yourself reading up on the latest trends and/or bookmarking inspiration for new ways to do things from unexpected places.

  • Awesome Team Member. From rolling up your sleeves to pitch in or getting a teammate to crack a smile, creating a positive team dynamic is important to you.

  • Constantly curious. You are constantly asking “why” and trying to understand the root problems. You then work to process to uncover staff needs, causes, and know how to craft programs to meet those needs. You might naturally think this way and/or have a background in design thinking and/or human centered design. References will be required. Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.


  • Exempt
  • Level 6*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.*


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