Recruiter - Creative Associates International, Washington DC

Closing date:  07 Nov 2011

Creative Associates International Incorporated is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Washington, DC, the firm has a field presence in 20 countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense.

The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike. Background The incumbent will recruit, interview and screen job candidates, determine requisite skill levels, post job vacancy notices, assist with coordination of outreach and advertising, check references and facilitate the selection process. The Recruiter will be responsible for filling positions in Headquarters, in the field and for proposals. In view of the highly technical nature of the recruitment in a variety of subject areas, the Recruiter will collaborate closely with staff in programs, planning and development and the recruitment team. Reporting and Supervision
The Recruitment Coordinator reports to and is supervised by the Recruitment Manager.

Primary Responsibilities
Source, screen and interview applicants Ensure consistency in the recruitment process including the establishment of interview panels, providing appropriate interviewing questions and maintenance of the recruitment files Check credentials and references and schedule follow up interviews Maintain networks in critical sectors to keep in touch with talent pools Prepare posting vacancy notices of job opportunities Attend conferences, career fairs, and special events to promote Creative as an employer Provide information on the company, its policies, benefits, and available opportunities to agencies and applicants Daily maintenance of the Taleo Applicant Tracking System Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Qualifications Bachelor's Degree Human Resources, Business Administration or related field 4-6 years international and/or domestic recruiting experience Excellent oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, assertive and professional demeanor and ability to represent Creative to diverse audiences Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff in all units of the company Extensive interviewing experience. Must have thorough knowledge of recruitment and selection techniques and requirements of Federal Selection Guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act Knowledge of field environment and ability to work in developing countries and conflict-post conflict context Computer literacy, database affinity; Ability to prioritize tasks, organize large volume of work, perform independently and within a eam Ability to work under strict deadlines and travel if necessary

Desired Skills and Qualifications
Appreciation for diversity Foreign language skills Understanding of Creative’s mission- and values-driven environment

Please submit all electronic submissions by 11/7/11. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.

If you experience any technical difficulties during the application process, please send an email to recruitment Creative Associates International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/V/D