Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0406
Post Date 11/1/2017
Title Recruiter
City Washington (NW)
State DC
Description COMPANY OVERVIEW: Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community. We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values.

Inspiring Hope. Building Futures.

JOB SUMMARY: The Recruiter manages the recruitment process to maintain the required staffing levels for the organization. The position is accountable for selecting the most effective recruitment sources, constructing the job advertisement, posting all vacant positions, monitoring activity on all requisitions, reviewing and coding applications with dispositions for exempt positions, prescreening and interviewing applicants, administering applicable pre-hire assessments, arranging internal hiring manager interviews.

Behavioral interviewing skills, general knowledge of clinical, administrative and specialized job functions within the organization, and a solid understanding of HR policies and procedures along with federal and state laws regarding employment practices and reporting requirements is required.


• Develop and implement initiatives for recruiting diverse talent in a multi-site organization. Identify, engage, and evaluate prospects using internet and phone sourcing techniques, social media, job fairs, networking and job board posting.
• Manage the full-cycle recruiting process for all exempt, nonexempt and temporary employees.
• Ensure adherence to all department policies and protocols with respect to interviewing and extending offers. Comply with OFCCP and AAP requirements to ensure that the HR department remains in compliance via logging specific candidate and employee information.
• Prescreen candidates for open positions over the phone and/or face to face.
• Follow-up regularly with hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of the recruitment process.
• Maintain and document relevant candidate communications and recruiting activities in the applicant tracking system.
• Control costs associated with recruiting such as advertising, internet job boards, pre-employment testing, etc.


• Bachelor’s degree in (Business, Human Resources or a related field).
• Three (3) years of high-volume recruiting experience.
• Experience with passive recruiting, social networking and/or job board posting.


• Ability to adapt to changing priorities, work environments, management styles, and business trends.
• Skill to recognize and determine the need to shift priorities and/or resources to maximize program operations and/or address changes in assigned goals and objectives.
• Knowledge of applicable HR laws regarding OFCCP compliance and recruitment of talent.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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