Position: Legal Recruiting Coordinator (Entry-Level) Organization: Mintz, Levin - Boston, MA Date Posted: September 27, 2019
The Legal Recruiting Coordinator is a generalist position that supports the Legal Recruiting team. This individual will be responsible for administrative tasks supporting entry level, lateral member (partner) and associate recruiting for the firm, and assisting with a variety of recruiting projects.
Provide administrative support to department management, including scheduling meetings, and coordinating travel arrangements. Process and track all invoices and check requests, department credit card charges, and expenses for candidate and departmental reimbursement.
Process resumes and introductory materials for potential member candidates.
Schedule interviews, coordinate candidate travel, prepare interviewer and interviewee information packages, and collect post-interview feedback.
Enter job requisitions in recruiting database, viRecruit and post positions on the firm’s website and with professional organizations and industry publications.
Maintain candidate files for all open positions and all active candidates in, viRecruit. This includes data entry, status updates, maintaining notes, tracking interviews, and ensuring that documents and verifications are compliant with department protocols.
Run reports and export candidate files.
Prepare summaries and information packets for review by recruiting team and ultimately section, office and recruiting committee. Prepare welcome notices and firm announcements for new hires.
Register for on-campus interview programs, job fairs, and student outreach events. Maintain calendar of events.
Help to plan summer associate program orientation and social events.
Coordinate all details to support student recruiting events including assisting with travel arrangements, sending supplies, communicating logistical details.
Track all student applicant information in recruiting database. This includes data entry, status updates, maintaining notes, tracking interviews, and ensuring that documents and verifications are compliant with department protocols.
Assist in preparation of information packets for review by recruiting team and hiring committees.
Prepare offer and declination letters.
Regularly review candidate and search firm records in recruiting database to ensure that information is updated and accurate.
Create and maintain statistical reports summarizing and tracking recruiting activities.
Prepare search firm fee agreements, track terms and expiration dates, grant access for search firms to submit candidates.
Work collaboratively with Legal Recruiting Department staff to support other functional areas, special projects and general department administration.
Assume additional responsibilities as requested.
Bachelor’s degree required.
1-2 years of recruiting experience in a law firm environment.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational and administrative skills.
Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion.
Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process.
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands and meet various deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Outstanding sense of customer service.
Enthusiastic, proactive and positive attitude.
Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.
Must be self-motivated to produce quality work.
High level of integrity and honesty.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.
This job description is a general description of the types of responsibilities that are required of an individual in this job. It is not intended to be a complete list of the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this job.
Position: Assistant Director, Public Sector Organization: Boston University School of Law - Boston, MA Date Posted: September 24, 2019
Counsel and assist J.D. students and alumni/ae in all aspects of career exploration and job searches through scheduled appointments, walk-ins, telephone and email. Devise job search strategies through individualized counseling. Review resumes and edit cover letters. Conduct mock interviews. Advise students and alumni on negotiating and accepting job offers, etc. Develop job search related resources. Work with Career Development Office (CDO) team members to develop strategies and conduct extensive outreach to employers in assigned geographic area with a focus on government, public interest and public international law employers. Outreach includes travel, individual and group meetings, participation in professional organizations, correspondence and marketing materials. Develop and maintain knowledge of and monitor current trends within the legal hiring market for public sector, including government, non-profits and public international law employers. Share results with Career Development Office CDO staff, students and alumni. Participate in public service and pro bono related CDO and law school programming and initiatives.
J.D., strong interpersonal and communication skills and three to five years of related experience.
Please include cover letter to be considered for this role.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Position: Sr. Associate Director, Employer Outreach Organization: Boston College Law School - Boston, MA Date Posted: September 19, 2019
The Sr. Associate Director (Director), Employer Outreach will develop a strategic outreach plan to strengthen existing and develop targeted relationships with public and private employers in the legal and business sectors to increase short-term and permanent employment opportunities for JD students and recent graduates. The Sr. Associate Director (Director) will collaborate with the counseling team on various programming and training efforts and otherwise feed market intelligence into the efforts of the law school. This position reports to the Assistant Dean, Career Services.
Position Details: Department: 056041 - Law School Placement Position: 00013987 - Associate Director, Employer Outreach - Law School Career Services Grade: 3RD
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $82,050 to $102,550; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
minimum of a bachelor's degree in business or a related field
minimum of four years of related outreach and relationship management experience to include sales, marketing, advancement and/or recruiting experience
advanced knowledge and a high level of comfort with Excel, online research, resources and social media including LinkedIn and the ability to develop various databases
must have flexibility to work hours outside of normal business hours to meet office needs
local and national travel required
Required application materials include a resume, cover letter and list of references.
JD from an accredited law school is strongly preferred
Previous recruiting/sourcing experience in a law firm is a plus
Preference for candidates with significant experience analyzing and interpreting data to drive strategy
Preference will be given to candidates with significant work experience as an attorney and prior experience in a career services department of a law school or university, in a legal or corporate recruitment setting or in development and/or marketing
Position: Director of Recruitment and Operations Organization: Harvard Law School - Cambridge, MA Date Posted: September 17, 2019
Lead career services operations including development of programs, career advising, employer relations and reporting.
S0458M FSS Career Services Mgt IV
Reports to the Assistant Dean for Career Services. Supervises a team of three administrative staff members and hires student interns and temporary employees who work in the department throughout the year. Manages all student recruitment logistics and office operations, two student/employer networking events, employment data and reporting functions, all office technologies and related projects.
Oversees the daily operations of this fast-paced, student services department and manages all recruitment programs including the Early Interview Program, Spring Interview Program, Business Employers Resume Collection, and Resume Book Program.
Manages and develops systems and processes to enhance all office operations (including recruiting, technology, Office of Career Services website and Career Services Information System) and to provide excellent customer service.
Manages department employer data base, compiles and analyzes recruiting, employment and salary information for internal and external reporting for organizations including, but not limited to, NALP, ABA and US News.
Gathers employment data for all three classes and prepares weekly internal employment reports.
Assists with employer relations and office outreach and marketing efforts.
Supervises three staff members who work on the administrative aspects of office programming, recruiting, student appointment scheduling, and student communications.
Trains and orients new staff members and has primary responsibility for developing and maintaining office intranet, shared drive, and internal office operations manual.
Evaluates and implements new technologies to enhance resources and services provided to students, alumni , and employers.
Oversees tow annual student/employer networking events (MasterClass and Market Mixer) and the process for employer reception requests.
Supports the administrative and technology needs of the clerkship advising team.
Updates Employer Directory research tool used by students to research employers participating in the Early Interview Program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Typical Core Duties
Responsible for effective staff management, including hiring and orientation, training and development, workflow and performance management, and the promotion of an inclusive and innovative work environment
Assist students and alumni with career exploration, career decision making, self-assessment, and job search management
Manage the development of programs, web and print resources, and workshops to educate students on career and internship opportunities
Provide outreach and marketing to employers in diverse career fields for the purpose of internship development
Design and create complex reports and employment surveys to support career services goals; analyze metrics to support strategic planning
May prepare and manage departmental budget
Collaborate with senior management in formulating career services procedures; make recommendations to improve registration processes
Develop strong relationships with recruiters and potential employers; build and maintain relationships with alumni
Identify, establish, and maintain relationships with university partners and external employers
Ensure compliance with University policies and procedures and applicable legal rules and regulations
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
Minimum of 7 years’ relevant work experience
Progressive administrative, technical and project management (planning and implementation) experience in fast-paced, deadline driven-work settings.
Solid technical skills related to website development (website administration with strong working knowledge of operating within a content management system); full proficiency with databases, excel, and HTML .
Demonstrated experience effectively managing and developing staff.
Experience developing and implementing business processes.
A strong customer-service focus with the ability to effectively multi-task, independently problem-solve, and meet time-sensitive deadlines.
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
Excellent oral, written, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Career Services experience in administration or recruitment is highly desired.
Position: Recruiitng Coordinator Organization: Fish & Richardson - Boston, MA Date Posted: August 22, 2019
Fish & Richardson (www.fr.com), a premier intellectual property law firm with over 400 attorneys and technology specialists, is seeking a recruiter with 2+ years’ experience in recruiting to join the Legal Talent Department in our Boston office. In this position, you will be responsible for the regional coordination of lateral and entry-level hiring for six of Fish & Richardson’s US offices, including, but not limited to, reviewing resumes, working with search firms and the office's attorneys to fill hiring needs, scheduling interviews, coordinating offers and acceptances, communicating with candidates throughout the recruiting process, and attending recruiting events. You will also make a significant contribution to firmwide recruiting initiatives by working on special projects, as needed. Occasional travel to other offices of the firm is required, and work occasionally requires more than normally scheduled work hours to perform the essential duties of the position. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and two years of recruiting experience in a law firm or professional services environment is required. Candidates must have outstanding organizational and communication skills, the ability to work independently, and must value attention to detail. Fish offers award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans, health and wellness initiatives, and career development opportunities through association memberships and internal training. Salary commensurate with experience. If you are interested in joining our recruiting team, please send your resume in confidence to Clare Fifield, Legal Recruiting Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position: Attorney Recruiting Assistant and Attorney Recruiting Coordinator Organization: Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP - Boston, MA Date Posted: August 12, 2019
The Senior Staff Recruiter will be responsible for providing high level recruitment services as a talent acquisition partner to hiring teams across Seyfarth Shaw’s U.S. offices. This person will deliver high quality candidates while maintaining excellent relationships with hiring managers, candidates, and the asset management community. An exceptional degree of creativity, recruiting vision, and business understanding is key to performing the full life cycle recruiting (source, qualify, interview, assess, extend/negotiate and close offers) and ensuring that talent acquisition strategies are well aligned to support the workforce needs of Seyfarth Shaw. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about recruiting top talent and is skilled at building strong working relationships.
Provides an effective and consultative service to all stakeholders.
Responsible for full life cycle recruitment from sourcing, screening and selection to negotiation offer and close, ensuring an outstanding candidate experience.
Develops and maintains strong working relationships with stakeholders, vendors and other team members to create a partnership that yields success, predictable results and credibility.
Leverages online recruiting resources to identify and recruit the very best candidates and participates in the development of ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies.
Build and maintain networks of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management.
Source high quality talent; build networks to find qualified passive candidates and develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need; collect market intelligence on talent supply, competitor trends, etc.
Develops a strong understanding of Seyfarth Shaw, and our culture. Use this understanding to provide inspiring information to candidates about Seyfarth Shaw, our business strategy and the opportunity.
Develop and communicate recommendations to hiring managers based on knowledge of the markets, candidate and talent strategies.
Cultivate a network of relationships inside and outside the organization; work with clients to help promote opportunities out to their networks.
Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers.
Minimum five years’ experience in recruiting or human resources, preferably in a law firm or related service industry environment
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Positive attitude team player; organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task.
Concise and proactive communication skills with candidates and all levels of management.
Demonstrated ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, placing postings and advertisements, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.
Able to proactively network and establish effective working relationships.
Create cost effective and efficient recruiting efforts to continually seek new sourcing options.
Ability to develop creative approaches to source candidates in challenging niche markets.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Highly detailed oriented, possess creative problem skills and have an ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of Workday, viRecruit, or a similar applicant tracking system a plus
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job, and duties may change from time to time depending on our business needs.
Opportunities will remain posted for two months or until filled.