About the organization

Macfadden is now part of PAE. Founded over 30 years ago, Macfadden has provided federal agencies with critical on-the-ground support to U.S. government humanitarian missions around the world as well as financial and IT system support. Through program management, human resources services, financial management systems support, information technology solutions, knowledge management, travel coordination and communications support, Macfadden enables effective U.S. government humanitarian response to international disasters. Macfadden’s workforce includes approximately 300 employees primarily located in the Washington, D.C. area.


Works with the Recruiting Manager and Program Managers to fill program positions
Collaborates with Recruiting Manager and Hiring Managers to determine position specifications, pre-screening questions, interview questions, and solve staffing challenges
Develops and executes effective and efficient recruitment and sourcing strategies to identify a qualified and diverse candidate pool from which a hiring decision can be made in an expedient and compliant manner
Sources, networks and actively builds relationships to ensure an adequate pipeline of candidates effectively meets hiring needs
Aggressively and creatively sources candidates through job boards, subscription databases, cold calling, job fairs, networking, referrals, and other creative candidate sourcing strategies
Pre-screens resumes, conducts initial interviews and evaluates candidates’ suitability for presentation to hiring managers
Supports proposal preparation as needed by recruiting key personnel, formatting resumes, and obtaining letters of commitment from contingent hires
Accurately tracks and reports on recruiting activities by meticulously updating the Applicant Tracking System and Workflow Trackers daily.
Maintains recruiting documentation required for OFCCP compliance and all phases of recruiting process are conducted in accordance with PAE legal, ethical and best practice standards


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field is required; Experience in lieu of education will be considered
4-6 years of full cycle recruiting experience
One or more years of experience recruiting for USAID projects or programs
2+ years’ experience performing advanced Boolean searching
Previous experience recruiting for and building candidate pipeline

Desired Qualifications:

One or more years of experience within the cleared government contracting environment
One or more years of experience partnering with business leaders to define recruiting requirements and assist with staffing plans
One or more years of experience mapping government labor categories to internal organizations categories
Knowledge and ability to follow OFCCP guidelines
Any experience working for a staffing agency

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