PSC Recruiter

Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 18 May 2015
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 19 May 2015

Job Description

Macfadden is an employee-owned, international professional services corporation that applies integrated information technology solutions and program/project management expertise to help solve critical issues impacting the health, safety and security of the world around us. Since 1986, federal agencies have relied on Macfadden for mission critical support in the areas of international disaster coordination and humanitarian assistance, geographic information systems, compliance and monitoring support, –knowledge management, and systems engineering and integration.

Macfadden is proud of our long term partnerships with our clients and our goal is to always exceed their expectations. From rapid delivery of personnel and funds to the scene of a humanitarian crisis to the development of sustainable economic infrastructure; from compliance support to maintaining critical IT financial systems, Macfadden delivers results. We provide responsive, flexible and innovative approaches and technologies to help our clients succeed in their critical missions. With more than 200 employees, Macfadden is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland with multiple client site operations worldwide.

When you become a Macfadden employee-owner, you will be working with a team of competent, experienced professional who care deeply about your success. That’s what sets us apart and drives our commitment to our customers.

Position Summary:

Key Internal Interfaces: DCHA/OTI PSC Division, OTI Task Lead

Key External Interfaces: USAID, PMU

Individual will serve as a Recruiter for the US Agency for International Development’s Office of Transition Initiatives:

  • The Recruiter will serve as a primary point of contact and manage communication with current and potential applicants, agency staff, and the general public.
  • They will facilitate the recruitment process for government staff, and provide administrative support from preparing and posting job announcements, to collecting application materials, conducting interviews, and checking references and academic credentials.
  • Understand and execute the USAID PSC recruitment process: developing a recruitment plan, assisting in the development of solicitations, managing the application process, arranging interviews, and providing information on positions to candidates.
  • Responsible for administrative tasks related to PSC recruiting including maintaining files, answering contract questions for candidates, and reporting on ongoing recruitments.
  • The individual must be able to work closely with a variety of personality types, participate in public recruiting outreach efforts, and possess exceptional oral and written communication skills (English).
  • The Recruiter will represent the agency at external events and identify qualified recruitment sources, networking leads, job fairs, conferences, and advertising resources to recruit and further expand the recruitment network.
  • While previous recruiting experience is a plus, it is not a requirement.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Experience: 1+ years of related experience preferred.


Experience working with USAID USG, State Department and Embassies strongly preferred.

Skills:

  • Reliable, highly organized, motivated, and committed to customer service. Must excel in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment and be able to effectively shift priorities and multi-task.
  • Proficiency in basic Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) or equivalent.
  • Professional level skills in both oral and written communication.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored security clearance.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.

This position description reflects Macfadden’s assignment of essential functions; nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s latitude to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

About the Organization

Macfadden is an employee-owned, international professional services corporation that applies integrated information technology solutions and program/project management expertise to help solve critical issues impacting the health, safety and security of the world around us. Since 1986, federal agencies have relied on Macfadden for mission critical support in the areas of international disaster response and humanitarian assistance, geographic information systems, compliance and monitoring support, knowledge management, and systems engineering and integration.

Macfadden is proud of our long term partnerships with our clients and our goal is to always exceed their expectations. From rapid delivery of personnel and funds to the scene of a humanitarian crisis to the development of sustainable economic infrastructure; from compliance support to maintaining critical IT financial systems, Macfadden delivers results. We provide responsive, flexible and innovative approaches and technologies to help our clients succeed in their critical missions. With more than 200 employees, Macfadden is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland with multiple client site operations worldwide.

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