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CLSI Careers & Job Opportunities

Take advantage of a career opportunity with CLSI today.

Tired of the same routine? Ready to make a difference? CLSI is looking for career-motivated individuals like you to fill vital job positions that support our mission.

As a volunteer-driven, membership-supported, not-for-profit organization, we are dedicated to developing standards and guidelines for the health care and medical testing community.

Current Opening(s)

International Program Manager

The International Program Manager is responsible for planning, developing, managing and implementing logistic and administrative activities in support of Global Health Partnerships. Reporting to the GHP Vice President, primary responsibilities focus on, but not limited to support of GHP grants and contracts. Serving as key liaison with CLSI volunteers and contractors, this hands-on individual will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships, working with the GHP Staff to provide project logistical support to volunteers, contractors, contracting organizations, Ministry of Health (MOH) and others as directed. The International Program Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the volunteer and contractor program. Additionally, this position requires knowledge of Quality Management Systems (QMS). The International Program Manager must have the ability to assist in the delivery workshops on QMS; participate in external assessments of identified laboratories; and participate in mentoring activities for identified laboratories. Additionally, the manager must be able to understand and effectively communicate CLSI’s mission and laboratory strengthening program goals.

This position requires up to 30% travel, with in-country length of stay ranging from periods of up to four weeks. Work is reviewed for the attainment of goals and objectives, quality of work, conformity to professional standards, timeliness of response to requests, and the overall satisfaction of clients served.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to manage project activities as evidenced by professional experience or equivalent educational background.
  • Knowledge of global and national standards, international environments, and the role of standards in health-related fields.
  • Ability to recruit, work cooperatively with volunteers/contractors, and to manage volunteer/contractor groups productively.
  • Ability to work cooperatively within project teams.
  • Ability to work independently in international settings, including mentoring in laboratories to assist in the implementation of QMS.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to set priorities and to work accurately and efficiently in fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Frequent travel required.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Knowledge of quality management systems required.

Education and Experience

  • Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS/MT), Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), or Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA), ASCP certified or equivalent, minimum of 5-year experience in two or more areas of laboratory medicine strongly preferred.
  • Previous international experience preferred.

Assistant Grants Manager

This position is responsible for assistance with day-to-day grant and contract administration and accounting for grants including: development of budgets, the accurate recording and reporting of grants and contracts revenue and expenses, preparation of grant funding reports, cash reimbursements for expenses incurred, preparation for yearend financial and Single audits, time entry review, indirect cost proposal submissions, and various analyses.

Reporting to the CLSI Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Grants Manager, assures the appropriate use and documentation of program funds and other resources, including grant moneys, personnel, facilities, and time, to accomplish short-term and long-range objectives. Assignments are received in terms of specific goals, objectives, or services required. Work is reviewed for the attainment of goal and objectives, quality of work, conformity to professional standards, timeliness of response to requests, and the overall satisfaction of compliance requirements.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to manage project activities as evidenced by professional experience or equivalent
  • Ability to manage project activities as evidenced by professional experience or equivalent educational background.
  • Knowledge of global and national standards, international environments, and the role of standards in health-related fields.
  • Ability to recruit, work cooperatively with volunteers/contractors, and to manage volunteer/contractor groups productively.
  • Ability to work cooperatively within project teams.
  • Ability to work independently in international settings, including mentoring in laboratories to assist in the implementation of QMS.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to set priorities and to work accurately and efficiently in fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Frequent travel required.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Knowledge of quality management systems required.

Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with grants and contracts accounting and compliance.
  • CPA a plus

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is an administrative level position that supports all functions in the Global Health Partnerships Department (GHP) and other assigned activities. Responsible for coordination of logistical and administrative activities with GHP team to support implementation of activities locally and globally. Familiar with international travel logistical and administrative activities to support GHP contractors, volunteers and staff. Ability to effectively communicate; ensuring that all duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in office processes and procedures
  • Proficiency in computers and word processing skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows applications
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work accurately and efficiently in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle telephone and e-mail interactions efficiently
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff, contractors, volunteers and other professionals
  • Strong communications skills and teamwork orientation
  • Familiar with communication tools such as WhatsApp, Zoom, Skype and other communication platforms
  • Comfortable with NetSuite, Smartsheet or other project management software, finance and accounting systems and Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel

Education and Experience

  • Experience in general office procedures
  • A bachelor’s degree preferable

To apply, e-mail you CV/resume and cover letter to careers@clsi.org.