Understands and demonstrates knowledge of HR concepts, principles, and practices related to identifying, attracting, and selecting individuals and placing them into positions to address changing organizational needs.

Key Behaviors
  • Performs work in line with HR laws, rules, and regulations to include various Titles of the Code of Federal Regulations, HHS policies, OPM guidelines, NIH Manual issuances, SOPs, etc.
  • Provides a full range of external/internal placement and recruitment services.
  • Advises on and utilizes the full available spectrum of recruitment strategies including special appointment authorities in both the competitive and excepted service, under Title 5 and Title 42 mechanisms.
  • Conducts recruiting outreach efforts by representing the agency at job fairs, college recruitment activities, etc.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Title 5 and Title 42 staffing policies and procedures, and automated recruitment systems by advising on recruitment methods and options, preparing and advertising positions, and certifying candidates for referral.
  • Practices EEO principles in all Federal recruitment and hiring.
  • Practices Merit Systems principles in all Federal recruitment and hiring.
  • Advises on and recommends to management the full range of recruitment incentives available in order to present an attractive offer to selected candidates.

Developmental opportunities for this competency are available from the NIH Training Center.