• Full Time
  • New York

Website Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Overview:

The Recruiting and Associate Development Junior Coordinator provides administrative support for the department and coordinates all aspects of recruiting and associate development, while assisting with other legal personnel functions.

Responsibilities:

“Essential Functions” are primarily job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodations made by Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.  The job consists primarily of, but is not limited to, the following:

Provide support for Recruiting functions:

  • Process incoming resumes including checking for prior contacts, entering them in the recruiting database and sending to attorneys for review and consideration.
  • Assist in the preparation of interviews for all attorney and summer associate position candidates.
  • Accompany candidates through office interviews.
  • Gather interview evaluations and prepare for Recruiting Committee meetings.
  • Track school organization requests to the Firm.
  • Prepare materials for on-campus interviewing and recruiting events.
  • Assist with maintaining recruiting, diversity, and associate development statistics, including creating and analyzing reports.

Provide support for Legal Personnel/Associate Development functions:

  • Mail letters and information packets to new hires; process salary advances; maintain on-boarding data; draft first day orientation memos and biographies.
  • Assist in the planning of new attorney orientation.
  • Process background checks; coordinate with Human Resources and complete new hire packets; collect and process new hire materials.
  • Process bar-related and relocation expenses for new hires.
  • Coordinate Visiting Attorney Program:
    • Facilitate relocation, orientation, departure, etc.
    • Organize Visiting Attorney CLE presentations.
    • Communicate and meet with Visiting Attorney Committee as needed.
  • Maintain Associate Development intranet page including training schedule and relevant materials.
  • Coordinate room setup and logistics for training programs and associate meetings.
  • Spearhead the plans for the thrice-yearly Dinner Around Town event as well as other social events.
  • Maintain and upload updated Class Dean/Mentor assignment documents.
  • Coordinate Manicare, Shortcut and tailoring services appointments.

Provide support for Summer Associate programs:

  • Organize student and event files.
  • Send out letters and information packets to summer hires, process salary advances, maintain on-boarding data, organize materials, draft first day memos.
  • Monitor time entries for all summer associates, create summer feedback files, as assigned and keep track of review meetings.
  • Prepare evaluations for Recruiting Committee meetings.
  • Schedule summer associate lunches.
  • Assist with Dinner Partner, Smorgasbord and other event planning.
  • Maintain forwarding contact information and offer status information.

Provide general support for the Recruiting and Legal Personnel Department:

  • Telephone coverage.
  • Assist with employer affidavits.
  • Create and close files, as necessary.
  • Prepare name tags and arrange cars/complete car service vouchers for Recruiting and Firm events.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating Recruiting and Legal Personnel & Diversity intranet pages.
  • Other ad-hoc projects, as requested.

Qualifications:

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of legal recruiting, associate development and/or human resources practices.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of personnel.  Professional and gracious demeanor and service attitude at all times.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure.
  • Ability to provide support for detailed and complex projects.
  • Flexibility in the midst of multiple and/or changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Integrity - strong professional and ethical standards; must observe confidentiality of personnel and Firm matters.
  • Proficiency in Outlook, MS Office Suite and familiarity with viRecruit or a similar recruiting database.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • One or more years’ experience in the associate development and/or legal recruiting fields. Knowledge of diversity and/or human resources a plus.

Apply:

https://careers-wlrk.icims.com/jobs/1591/recruiting-and-associate-development-junior-coordinator/job