Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
Morrison & Foerster LLP ID: 7377 Job Posting Title: Attorney Recruiting Coordinator Location: New York
Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 17 offices worldwide, has an opening for an Attorney Recruiting Coordinator in our New York office.
It's an exciting time to join MoFo's growing Attorney Recruiting team! The Attorney Recruiting Coordinator is responsible for coordinating lateral attorney and law school recruiting under the direction of the East Coast Regional Attorney Recruiting Manager.
General Recruiting and Hiring
Applies sound recruiting knowledge to review and screen resumes and applications, check references of select applicants, conduct phone screen interviews, distribute paperwork of qualified applicants to appropriate parties and maintain applicant files.
Responsible for the preparation of offer letters; assists in the coordination of tracking and compiling statistics of interviews, offers made, rejections, offers declined and all recruiting records.
Establishes strong relationships with prospective hires to ensure substantive, ongoing contact with the Firm, and to promote desired acceptance rates. Provides ongoing applicant communications, guidance, informational and policy assistance, etc.
Summer Associate Program
Facilitates all aspects of the Summer Associate Program: orientation and training, scheduling, quality and quantity of all summer associate assignments. Initiates the midsummer and final performance review process and coordinates the final execution of the admin/risk management exit process.
Works closely with recruiting partners, Summer Chairs, Summer Associate Hiring Committee and local office Attorney Recruiting Manager to facilitate the Summer Associate offer process. Responsible for the administrative execution of the offer process.
Responsible for the tactical planning of the Summer Associate Program events, with availability to attend all planned events.
Fall On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) Program
Responsible for assisting with the management of the Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program for the office including: resume review; scheduling call back interviews and gathering feedback; coordinating follow up on offers and creating the fall cultivation plan; managing office recruiting funnel and acceptance rates.
Coordinates the OCI Program for designated schools including: distribute resumes to appropriate parties upon receipt from schools; draft first version of on-campus interviewers; prepare interview packets and schedules for on campus interviewers; organize call back meetings for on campus interviewers and provide the related interview paperwork.
Plans and coordinates various receptions and/or dinners at various schools and as part of on-campus Recruiting.
Lateral Recruiting and Hiring
Coordinates all aspects of Fall Associate Onboarding: orientation and training, bar stipend distribution, new hire relocation initiations.
Provides support to the Attorney Recruiting Manager in the approval and posting processes for positions, including coordinating with practice groups to develop job descriptions, obtaining approval for new positions from the Department Chairs, and contacting search firms and lawyer associations.
Collaborates with the Attorney Recruiting Manager in managing the candidate application process including: screening and reviewing resumes, using judgment and sound understanding of practice needs and standards; checking references of select applicants; coordinating applicant performance evaluations; routing resumes; scheduling interviews; preparing candidate marketing materials; greeting candidates; tracking candidate evaluations and offers; maintaining applicant files.
Provides back-up support to the Attorney Recruiting Manager in the tracking of lateral recruiting expenses and may assist in the preparation of the annual recruiting budget. Processes various payments and reimbursements.
Under the direction of the Attorney Recruiting Manager, prepares offer letters for selected lateral associates and visiting international attorneys, and provides follow-up with candidates who have been offered employment.
Bachelor's degree plus 2-4 years of recruiting experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Law firm recruiting experience a plus.
Strong technology skills and familiarity Applicant Tracking and other HR Systems.
Who We Are
At Morrison & Foerster, our culture is defined by our deeds. We're passionate about what we do. We're equally passionate about how we do it. We resist hierarchies and operate within a model of respect - for our colleagues, their ideas, and the differences that make us stronger. We encourage you to learn more about who we are, and what we do .
Should you find you're ready to do the best work of your life, we encourage you to let us know! Morrison & Foerster is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partner status, and other categories protected by applicable laws, or in retaliation for opposition to any practices forbidden under this policy.