Professional Development and Legal Recruiting Manager

Professional Development and Legal Recruiting Manager

Professional Development and Legal Recruiting Manager


Human Resources


Chicago, Illinois

Employment Type



$130000 - $150000

Job Description:


In collaboration with our other US offices will manage campus recruiting efforts including:

* law school outreach,

* on-campus interviews, callbacks, follow-up and;

* the Chicago summer program.

* Manage Professional Development Programs including:

* initiating and developing programming for Chicago associates;

* supporting firm management and operating committees on the associate retention programs and the performance management process;

* managing and maintaining personnel data firm wide and for the Chicago attorneys;

* monitoring local market and staying informed with current market trends and;

* tracking and confirming attorney compliance with Illinois Bar admission rules

* Collaborate with Senior Lateral Recruiting Manager on Chicago-specific searches and;

* managing on-boarding and integration of newly hired associates.

* Collaborate with the Diversity & Inclusion Committee on Chicago office D&I initiatives

* Contribute to an array of other programs as requested.

* Assist with HR Staff personnel matters and events as needed.

* Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:


* Four or more years' experience in professional services organization.

* Bachelor's degree 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.

* Accuracy and attention to detail.

* A self-starter who has the ability to work both independently and also collaboratively with the Talent Management team and firm leadership.

* Ability to provide leadership and 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 Asana, viRecruit or a similar recruiting database.