Junior Recruiter/Sourcer

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Updated: May 30, 2018
Job ID: 213876
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Junior Recruiter/Sourcer to support the Human Resources Department located at Headquarters in Bethesda, MD.

Were you a STEM major who has helped with hiring efforts in the lab and you’re looking to transition out of the lab? Are you someone who has conducted study recruiting within clinical research and you’re looking to use those skills in a more business setting? Or are you someone who has been supporting a recruiting team communicating with candidates on a day to day basis who is organized and creative looking for that next step in your career? If so, this is the stepping stone to the next level of your career!

In this role you will grow your sourcing and recruiting techniques touching most aspects of the recruiting life cycle while supporting an incredible cause helping to advance military medicine supporting research teams around the world! Your recruiting efforts will support departments/programs focusing in infectious disease, traumatic brain injury and mental health, clinical rehab, cancer research, combat casualty care, human performance, precision medicine.


  • Identify and screen qualified candidates for employment opportunities-This includes supporting positions ranging from Lab Intern to Scientific Director for positions local to the DC Metro area, sites around the US, and around the world.
  • Build applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, social media venues, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
  • Attract applicants by placing job advertisements, networking, utilizing job sites, industry-specific forums and social media venues, and soliciting referrals.
  • Proactively recruit/headhunt candidates from job sites and networking.
  • Determine applicant qualifications by screening applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.
  • Build a pipeline of candidates for potential opportunities with HJF across several geographic regions. 
  • Sourcing from various venues to include LinkedIn, University boards, CareerBuilder, etc, through emails via University forums and list servs.
  • Conduct Reference Checks for candidates as required.
  • Coordinate in person, video and phone interviews with hiring managers and program managers.  Input data into Peoplesoft.  Send confirmation emails to candidate and interview panels.
  • Screens resumes from Peoplesoft and other Talent Network on Talemetry.
  • Answers recruiting hotline with candidate recruiting inquiries, questions regarding candidate job search, and conducts brief screens with potential candidates.  Inputs notes into Talemetry.
  • Send/discuss benefits to candidates who have been screened and are selected to interview (alongside interview confirmation).
  • Coordinate and attend university career fairs, open houses, and networking events.
  • Partner with Communications Department with creating marketing materials for HJF Recruiting events. 
  • Travel to universities to builds relationships with Career contacts and professors.
  • Assist with New Employee Workshop, an orientation program designed to meet and greet with new hires.
  • Attend program meetings as needed in Headquarters or off site.
  • Packs up boxes for job fairs.
  • Utilize Microsoft Word to submit screens and references, Microsoft Excel for recruiting data management, PowerPoint for presentation creation, Peoplesoft for administrative recruiting functions, Talemetry for candidate management, and other software as required.
  • Serve as back up to other Jr. Recruiter(s) as needed.
  • Additional ad hoc projects as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Strong organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, ability to work in a team environment, self motivated, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction, ability to evaluate the professional attitude of job applicants, ability to work efficiently in a virtual-office environment, motivated to work productively in a fast-paced and dynamic industry. Scientific or medical recruiting experience preferred. Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Word, Excel, PWP, Outlook, and Skype/Video interviewing tools.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Experience:  1 to 2 years experience in recruitment; preferably within healthcare, staffing, government contracting, or scientific setting.

Physical Capabilities:  Long periods of sitting at a computer

Travel: 10-15% local and domestic travel for job fairs, program visits, and benefits roadshow.

Work Environment:  Office environment.

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.