Recruitment Assistant (Hybrid)

Rockville , MD
Oct 28, 2022
Dec 14, 2022
Human Resources
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary: 
Westat is seeking an individual to provide administrative and technical support to the recruitment efforts for project field staff, including systems testing, training development, and data management. This role works closely with the project's field management team and field staff around the world. 

This position is to work onsite at our Rockville office with a flexible hybrid work schedule.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Use the project information systems to maintain legal records of employment.
•    Coordinate with project colleagues and relevant departments at Westat to complete recruitment tasks.
•    Test and document system updates. 
•    Revise project training and outreach materials.
•    Contribute to recruitment planning and marketing efforts. 
•    Contribute to the planning and design of process workflows.
•    Assemble reports, analyze trends, and respond appropriately to problems.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A Bachelor's degree.
•    U.S. Citizenship is required by contract.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    At least 2 years of recruitment experience in a professional office setting.
•    Experience working in a Federal contractor environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Be a self-starter; have a strong commitment to detail and quality control, a highly organized approach to work, an ability to learn new technology, and an interest in working with large data sets.
•    Possess excellent communication (both oral and written), manage your time efficiently, able to meet regular deadlines, and work well independently. 
•    Strong technical writing skills and highly proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.