King & Spalding is a global law firm made up of lawyers and professionals who every day strive to set new standards in the provision of legal services to clients around the world. We are proud of our remarkably cohesive culture, despite now encompassing more than 2000 lawyers and staff in 20 offices worldwide, including three offices in California (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley). We are committed to maintaining our culture as we continue to grow and seek to attract and develop the very best talent to work in this environment. Our growing California offices need an Human Resources professional who can help us to preserve our spirit by effectively managing and administering our HR programs. Major areas covered by this position include: recruiting and staffing, onboarding of new employees, employee benefit enrollment, compensation, compliance with applicable laws, employee relations, and performance management. Job requires travel to all California offices and Denver, however, the person who holds this position will be based out of Los Angeles.
Candidates will have the following responsibilities:
Conduct orientation for all newly hired lawyers and support staff.
Provide assistance and guidance to management team in hiring, including screening of resumes, preliminary interviews, reference checks and on-boarding.
Ensure consistent application of employment policies and compliance with relevant federal, state and local employment laws including Title VII, FEHA, ADA, FMLA/CFRA, PDLL, wage and hour, visa, and immigration.
Screen and interview applicants for staff and management positions.
Communicate benefits plans and programs to employees and coordinate with Employee Benefits staff regarding employee questions and needs.
Prepare annual human resources budget for California offices.
Assist in the investigation and resolution of employee-related concerns.
Participate in salary surveys on a regular basis to maintain market competitive compensation practices.
Oversee annual staff evaluation process and provide recommendations for annual salary increases for California staff.
Conduct exit interviews and provide feedback to management.
Coordinating training of personnel.
Bachelors' degree required. Human Resources Management or Business Management degree preferred.
5-10 years experience in Human Resources management required.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills such as organizing, problem-solving, and decision making.
Generalist ability in all disciplines of Human Resource Management.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with all firm personnel.
Must have working knowledge of all pertinent employment laws and a thorough knowledge of state and federal regulations.
King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other status protected by applicable law