Secretarial Manager – for highly regarded global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for operational management of secretarial resources. Candidate will oversee secretarial supervisors and floor coordinators. Some of the duties for this position: communicate with attorneys regarding satisfaction/expectations of secretarial services; look into performance issues and suggest recommended actions to HR, coordinate daily adequate secretarial staffing to meet workloads, monitor lawyer to secretary ratios, review secretarial team arrangements regularly ensuring secretarial workload is manageable and attorney needs are being met, manage employee relations and performance of the team, oversee Secretarial/AA Certification Program firm wide, conduct and approve performance evaluations, prepare annual compensation spreadsheet with secretary salary and bonus recommendations, prepares department annual budget, review monthly department expense statement and prepare budget variation report, conducts new associate orientation regarding secretarial department responsibilities. Position Requirements: management/supervisory experience managing teams of employees –ideally in a law firm or professional services firm, prior experience with employee relations/resolving sensitive issues, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, experience with excel, complex spreadsheets, and budgeting software. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Staff Recruiter for Global law firm – San Francisco office. This position is a member of the firm wide HR team and will report to the Director of Staff Recruitment in the DC office. Ideal candidate is an experienced law firm staff recruiter who can hit the ground running to assist in filling a number of opportunities. This position is responsible for start to finish recruiting including sourcing, reviewing resumes, scheduling/coordinating interviews, and benchmarking experience for salary ranges. Candidate will assist with developing job descriptions and thorough candidate screening, develop relationships with employment agencies, negotiate reasonable fees within firm guidelines, and develop alternative sourcing strategies. Some of the duties for this position include: communicating with department directors, managers and supervisors to outline qualifications for employment, post job openings on firm intranet, with employment agencies, social media cites and other recruitment sources, maintain professional relationships with college, university and community college placement offices as a source to generate qualified applicants, interview, and present qualified candidates for consideration for job openings, thorough screening, reference and social media checking and employment verifications before any candidate is hired, extend offers and prepare offer letters, participate in creating annual recruiting budget. Position Requirements: at least 3-5 years of law firm staff recruitment experience, interviewing skills, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Diversity and Inclusion Director - for prominent global firm in Washington, DC. This newly created firm-wide position reports to the Chief HR Officer. Some of the responsibilities for this position include: managing client initiatives related to diversity and inclusion; completion of client, industry and bar organization diversity and inclusion surveys. This position is also responsible for working closely with firm legal recruiting leaders regarding initiatives to attract diverse talent, coordinate with professional development firm leaders to assist in monitoring the development of the firm's diverse associates, ensuring appropriate opportunities are created and that areas identified for development are addressed. Candidate will create appropriate metrics to measure success in attracting and retaining diverse talent, develop diversity and inclusion programming and training programs by outside consultants, conferences and affinity group events. The Director will work with PR team to develop a strategy for participating in key surveys to ensure the firm is getting appropriate coverage. This position is also responsible for creating appropriate metrics and monitoring data required to conduct statistical analysis on firm diversity metrics. The Director will also oversee department expenditures, analyze reports and prepare annual budget. Position Requirements: Must have at least 8+ years of progressively responsible related diversity & inclusion experience with a law firm or professional services firm, superior interpersonal and written communication skills, proficiency working with gender equity and inclusion initiatives, expertise/proficiency with data management, analysis and reporting. Salary is commensurate with experience.
HR Senior Manager, Benefits – for prominent multi-office firm in Washington, DC.This firm wide position is responsible for managing the health, welfare and retirement benefits and supervising a staff. Candidate is responsible for governmental filings including 5500, PBGC filings and related notices. Other duties: managing the Health Fair and Wellness Program, overseeing open enrollment process, reviewing/approving benefits invoices, evaluating profit sharing calculations quarterly, responding to data requests for actuarial valuations, and discrimination testing. Position Requirements: Significant broad benefits experience (health, welfare, retirement), supervisory experience required, prior experience overseeing the 5500 process, experience in a multi-office, multi-state and/or global firm. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Attorney Recruitment/Professional Development Manager – for global law firm in NYC. This position is responsible managing the recruiting and professional development program for the NYC office. The focus of this position is full management of the fall and summer Recruitment program. Duties include: overseeing on campus interviewing process, screening resumes, managing call-back process, managing post-offer activities, coordinating all summer associate social events and educational programs. Candidate is also responsible for the Judicial Clerk program and Lateral Attorney hiring. Regarding Professional Development duties this position is responsible for assisting with initiatives, to further associate retention and promotion. Candidate will interact often with associates regarding their issues and concerns, and will work with Director and Committee Partners to address the career and general professional development needs of associates. This position is also responsible for implementing training programs/instructional materials for associate career planning, and for senior lawyer coaching and mentoring of associates. This position is also responsible for implementing metrics, reporting systems, and tools to evaluate effectiveness of career development programs and initiatives. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree is required, JD or advanced degree is a plus, must have at least 5 years of experience in law firm attorney recruiting, project management, analytical, and problem solving skills required, superior interpersonal and written communication skills a must, prior experience with a recruiting database. Salary is commensurate with experience, generous employee benefits offered.