Seeking human resources professional with at least two years of experience to support leadership and staff by facilitating a variety of strategic, operational, and administrative functions at 90-person nonprofit organization working to save and improve human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research.
About the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.
About the Human Resources Team
The Physicians Committee’s human resources team supports leadership and staff by facilitating a variety of strategic, operational, and administrative functions. We partner with team members to create a positive and engaging workplace culture and promote organizational health and best practices. Our keys to success include having a positive and outgoing attitude, being detail-oriented and thorough, and continually exploring new ideas and approaches to our work. We look for and assume the best in others and strive to build a positive dialog in order to advance our work. We prioritize personal and professional development.
About this Career Opportunity
We’re looking for a Human Resources Associate or Coordinator to join our team of three to support our staff of approximately 90 employees. Our team’s goals include:
- Building our team together: partnering with our colleagues to recruit, hire and onboard team members, interns, consultants and volunteers
- Developing our skills together: partnering with our colleagues to identify development needs and to coordinate or facilitate training
- Creating our culture together: partnering with our colleagues to reinforce our core values, promote organizational health and best practices, and to foster an environment in which we can all do our best work
- Administration: helping our colleagues maximize their benefits and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws
This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line)
Who We’re Looking For
Work life at Physicians Committee is fast-paced, exciting, and challenging! We’re looking for a team member who will be passionate about creating an optimal workplace culture and environment for our team of hardworking and visionary professionals. And we’re also looking for somebody who is passionate about our vision to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on disease prevention, plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. Applicants should have at least two years of experience working in human resources and an eagerness to work hard and go the extra mile for our team members. Presentation and project management skills are a plus.
How to Apply
In your cover letter, please tell us about your human resources experience, professional goals and your interest in Physicians Committee’s mission. Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.