Legal HR Coordinator - Up to $75K

Boston, MA 02109

Posted: 08/23/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Specialty: Human Resources/Training Job Number: 84465

A leading law firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Legal HR Coordinator to join their team. The Legal HR Coordinator is responsible for supporting the delivery of programs and projects in alignment with the firm’ s overall competency-based talent management program for lawyers. This program primarily focuses on professional development and training initiatives with the expectation of additional support for legal personnel, recruitment, and diversity initiatives as needed. Apply today!

Compensation: Up to $75K

Responsibilities for the Legal HR Coordinator:

Professional Development and Training
  • Coordinate the semi-annual evaluation processes for associates, senior associates, counsel, special counsel, discovery attorneys, attorneys, and staff attorneys
  • Coordinate the annual attorney compensation process
  • Coordinate aspects of the arrival process for lateral hires, incoming attorneys, staff attorneys, and technology specialists
  • Coordinate all aspects of the attorney departure and transition process
  • Update PeopleSoft as needed, maintaining all attorney personnel information, files, and records to ensure accuracy and confidentiality of the same
  • Complete monthly reporting for attorneys

Legal Personnel and Development
  • Coordinate the semi-annual evaluation processes for associates, senior associates, counsel, etc.
  • Ensure the appropriate reimbursement of expenses as well as tracking and paying of vendor bills in accordance with firm policies
  • Comply and analyze statistical information and creates necessary reports to assist with various information requests and survey submissions
  • Coordinate other training and development as well as more general attorney programs and processes

  • Coordinate the law school student recruitment process
  • Facilitate the selection and scheduling of law schools for campus interviews
  • Schedule student and attorney interviewers for on-campus and in-office interviews
  • Coordinate and review interview feedback and facilitate the hiring decision process with the Hiring Committee

Diversity and Inclusion
  • Assist with planning and coordinating various firm-wide and local Diversity and Inclusion programs, events, and meetings
  • Serve as local office liaison for the Women’ s Leadership Initiative Steering Committee and Diversity Committee, responsible for the execution of local office events and programs
  • Coordinate and oversee local diversity sponsorship programs and events, including tracking attendance, and securing payment

Requirements for the Legal HR Coordinator:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • 1-3 years of experience, preferably in law firm or other professional services firm
  • Experience working in a professional environment and interfacing with significantly senior colleagues is required
  • Prior experience working independently or with little supervision on some projects
  • Proficiency in talent management software systems preferred such as Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook 2007, PeopleSoft, viDesktop or other Talent Management systems
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills, and superior attention to detail required
  • Excellent analytic skills; ability to compile, review and determine logical conclusions or recommendations based on data or information that is varied in content or format
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities; ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship    

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