Attorney Professional Development, Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr
This position may be filled in our Chicago, Baltimore, Washington DC, or Philadelphia office.
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP is a full-service law firm that offers clients the national reach and sophisticated experience of a large firm and the local connections and value of a boutique firm. We have sixteen locations spanning from the east coast to the mid-west and counsel clients across the entire United States and internationally.
We are seeking an Attorney Recruiting and Development Coordinator. This position may be filled in our Baltimore, Chicago, Philadelphia, or Washington, DC office. This role will involve coordinating attorney, law student, patent agent acquisition, and attorney development programs. Working at Saul Ewing provides the support of a large firm and the close connections with your colleagues like a boutique. We are looking for the next member of our close-knit team!
Attorney/Law Student Recruiting:
Assist with the planning and implementation of summer associate program, including: assisting in planning and attending of events; handling expense reimbursements and vendor invoices; assist in coordinating of work assignments and evaluations; assist in the preparation of information for Hiring Committee; assist in relationship building of law school career services representatives; and data tracking and reporting for on-campus recruiting results.
Assist in coordinating all aspects of fall on-campus interview and call-back interview processes, including interview scheduling and student communication.
Assist in all aspects of lateral recruiting, including: drafting and posting job descriptions; coordinating interviews; collecting interview feedback; data tracking and reporting on lateral searches; helping to build and maintain relationships with external search firms; and assisting with coordination of candidate onboarding.
Support diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives by coordinating participation in diversity pipeline programs.
Maintain and update legal recruiting database - viRecruit, and all candidate files.
Maintain and update website content.
Assist in updating and distributing materials, including forms and manuals for attorney and law student recruiting.
Assist in candidate research, including use of social media resources.
Conduct research on law school and law firm recruiting policies; stay abreast of industry-related recruiting news and provide data as requested by department leadership.
Prepare department correspondence to potential candidates and incoming attorneys and students.
Manage program scheduling, registration, and logistics including conference facilities, food service, and technology. Assemble, produce and distribute training materials. Assist in drafting and distribution of program communications. Assist in promotion of career development activities.
Assist Career Development team with data collection and use of viEval and other systems.
Provide administrative support for firmwide, department, and practice-specific training including handling room scheduling, ordering food, creating name tags and invitations, coordinating event RSVPs, and other administrative duties as needed.
Maintain course materials and all video files for in-house programs.
Provide administrative support for the Attorney Evaluation process, orientation, and integration.
Maintain department charts as needed.
Assist with data compilation for external surveys, specifically NALP surveys and client diversity and inclusion surveys.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, & Other Job-Related Competencies:
Minimum of two years of attorney recruiting, career development, and/or human resources experience, preferably in a law firm.
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of position.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to effectively prioritize responsibilities and work requirements as they evolve.
Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team.
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment.
Comfort working across offices and with colleagues in a remote environment.
Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Advanced proficiency in the use of Zoom and Teams.
Advanced proficiency with viRecruit and viEval preferred.
Knowledge of Symplicity for law student resume parsing preferred.
Ability to work overtime when necessary.
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, seek qualified applicants, and make personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
About Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP is a full-service law firm that offers clients the national reach and sophisticated experience of a large firm and the local connections and value of a boutique firm. We have 16 locations spanning from the east coast to the mid-west and counsel clients across the entire United States and internationally.
Working at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr provides the support of a large firm and the close connections with your colleagues like a boutique. We are looking for the next member of our close-knit team!