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The Recruiting and Diversity Coordinator is charged with supporting the work of the Recruiting and Diversity Committees and assisting with all processes associated with legal recruiting and diversity initiatives.


“Essential Functions” are primarily job duties that the incumbent must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodations made by Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.


  • Provide administrative support for all diversity initiatives, including the 1L Diversity Program, pipeline programs, Heritage Month programming and Firm’s affinity groups;
  • Assist in creation and development of diversity initiatives and programs;
  • Maintain Firm diversity statistics;
  • Track law school sponsorships (student affinity groups, law reviews, etc.);
  • Update and maintain diversity budget;
  • Draft responses to diversity surveys;
  • Generate regular diversity reports;
  • Create and maintain calendar of diversity-related conferences and events;
  • Keep abreast of current recruiting and diversity practices and trends; and
  • Maintain diversity and recruiting web presences internally and externally.


  • Support on-campus diversity and recruiting activities and liaise with student organizations as necessary;
  • Coordinate Firm participation at law school affinity group events;
  • Use applicant tracking system to track candidates, schedule interviews, gather interview feedback from attorneys and generate feedback reports; and
  • Assist with scheduling and hosting interviews, staff recruiting events and hospitality suites.

Summer Associate Program

  • Assist with creation and maintenance of summer program calendar;
  • Track questionnaire responses;
  • Coordinate partner dinners;
  • Assist in planning and coordinating affinity group events;
  • Collect summer associate work product for files and gather feedback for assignments from attorneys; and
  • Coordinate review meetings for summer associates at end of each rotation and end of the summer.


  • Maintain membership with professional associations as necessary;
  • Attend diversity and recruiting receptions and conferences as necessary;
  • Support and attend recruiting, legal personnel and summer associate functions and be a visible part of Firm culture; and
  • Develop and maintain ad-hoc projects by request.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Proficiency in Outlook and MS Office Suite;
  • Familiarity with ViRecruit, Flo Recruit or other ATS, ViLMS or other LMS, and the like, a plus;
  • Integrity and strong professional and ethical standards, including ability to observe confidentiality of personnel and Firm matters;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of personnel.  Maintain professional demeanor, gracious attitude and service attitude at all times;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong organization/prioritization skills;
  • Ability to work independently under pressure;
  • Ability to provide support for detailed and complex projects;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail; and
  • Flexibility in the midst of multiple and/or changing priorities and deadlines.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Two or more years of experience in professional services environment, diversity, recruiting and legal personnel, and/or human resources.

Additional Information:

Working Conditions:

  • Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature, etc.
  • This position is full-time and requires the ability to maintain confidentiality, work extended hours and/or travel, as necessary.

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz provides competitive compensation and benefits to its employees ensuring that we attract and retain the most talented individuals.  The expected base salary for this role ranges from $70,000 – $85,000.  The base salary offer is based on a variety of factors which includes, but is not limited to, qualifications, education and experience.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.


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