• Full Time
  • New York

Website Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Overview:

Stroock, an AmLaw firm with nearly 300 attorneys nationwide, has an opening for a Recruiting Coordinator in their Legal Personnel & Recruiting department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the summer associate program, campus recruiting, and non-partner lateral hiring efforts at the firm.

Responsibilities:

Law School and Lateral Recruiting

  • Responsible for the full-cycle recruitment of students. This includes reviewing and selecting resumes, eliciting feedback from partners/associates, coordinating offers and follow-up; and periodic check-ins with new associates.
  • Manage and participate in the organization and preparation of the summer associate program, including but not limited to planning of the calendar, weekly follow-up with the summer associates as well as with those involved in running the program, planning/overseeing and attending events, program troubleshooting and encouraging attorney participation; coordinate with the Professional Development Department with respect to on-boarding and training programs.
  • Play a key role in planning and executing the firm’s on-campus recruiting efforts, including coordination with the law school placement offices regarding resume selection, coordinating schedules for interviews; interviewing candidates and other recruiting-related tasks.
  • Work closely with the Assistant Director, Legal Personnel & Law School Recruiting in the selection of campus interviewers, organize OCI materials, prep and debrief on-campus interviewers; interact with law students during on-campus recruiting events, as well as manage follow-up efforts.
  • Coordinate lateral hiring initiatives including maintaining and editing list of job descriptions, scheduling candidate interviews and soliciting feedback, greeting candidates during in-person interviews, monitoring virtual interviews and drafting offer letters.
  • Assist with preparation of orientation schedules for incoming lateral attorneys; complete new hire paperwork and coordinate new hire logistics with other administrative departments; prepare orientation materials and ensure timely and complete processing as needed.
  • Responsible for entering, maintaining and updating data in recruiting databases, processing correspondence to candidates, external recruiters, and partners as needed including interview schedules, confirmation notices, updates and reminders.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining data in recruiting pipeline reports.
  • Generate and run various summary and pipeline reports as needed using legal recruiting database.
  • Stay abreast and up-to-date on recruiting issues and best practices in the legal industry and make recommendations, as appropriate; participate in NYCRA, NALP, NALSC and other relevant industry organizations and events.
  • Cultivate relationships and maintain close communication with candidates, colleagues, law school student groups, professional organizations, and external recruiters.
  • Responsible for collecting and submitting data for various recruiting-related annual surveys.
  • Responsible for other projects as needed by the Recruiting department.

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a college degree, and a minimum of two to three years of legal recruiting experience.
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel PPT and a working knowledge of viDesktop Symplicity, and FloRecruit databases a plus.
  • The Coordinator must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, writing and speaking skills; be accurate, organized and detail-oriented; and be able to juggle several tasks simultaneously and work effectively under pressure.
  • This position requires a strong team player with a positive attitude, the ability to maintain confidential information, exercise good judgment, and follow-through on assigned tasks.
  • Requires flexibility to work overtime hours.

Additional Information:

COVID-19:

Must present proof of being fully vaccinated, including a booster shot, if eligible, against COVID-19.   Accommodation for non-vaccination is subject to a bona fide medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief. Furthermore, the accommodation cannot cause Stroock an undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace and the candidate who requested the accommodation.

Apply:

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