The Attorney Recruiting Specialist has responsibility for a wide range of attorney recruiting functions, including all aspects of attorney recruiting, lateral recruiting, summer associate recruiting, and summer associate programs. The Attorney Recruiting Specialist also supports diversity initiatives as they relate to attorney recruiting.
Required Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree required.
3-5 years of office experience.
Strong technology skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Preferred Education & Experience
3-5 years of office experience; preferably in area of corporate or law diversity initiatives.
Experience recruiting, preferably in professional areas.
Experience with recruiting software.
Experience with viDesktop preferred.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Attorney Recruitment and Onboarding (20%)
Assisting with all aspects of legal recruiting in accordance with strategic growth plans for the Firm.
Identify new strategies for marketing and promoting the firm to prospective candidates.
Be point-person for lateral placements and outplacements through headhunters.
Schedule and manage office interviews, offers, and rejections, in collaboration with Chief Attorney Recruiting & Development Officer, Attorney Recruiting Manager(s), attorneys and Recruiting Committees.
Organize pre-arrival activities including conflicts review, bar review, bar exam and related issues, offer materials and advances.
Handle escalated recruiting inquiries and issues to ensure appropriate resolution.
Work with the Recruiting Committee Chairs, Chief Attorney Recruiting & Development Officer, Attorney Recruiting Manager(s)and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer in the recruitment of law students and lawyers of diverse backgrounds.
Summer Associate Program (65%)
Review applications, schedule office interviews, offers, and rejections, in collaboration with Recruiting Committees.
Facilitate annual summer associate programs.
Organize and attend Summer Associate events and functions.
Coordinate work project evaluations and summaries.
Facilitate the on-campus interview process.
Recruiting Committee (5%)
Plan and organize Recruiting Committee meetings.
Produce monthly, year-end and ad hoc recruiting reports.
Direct information management including record keeping, statistics and reports.
Maintain membership in the National Association for Law Placement to remain current on the legal industry and recruitment.
General and Administrative (5%)
Develop budgets and monitor expenses for outreach and recruiting efforts
Performs other duties as assigned.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Highly professional with a strong customer service orientation, commitment to meeting deadlines, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Strong professional, independent thinking skills with strength in problem solving and the ability to offer constructive opinions and creative solutions.
A team player who motivates and educates other team members.
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the position.
This position includes supervisory responsibilities.
Travel between offices, to local law schools, and in the local area as required.
Work Environment & Physical Demands
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the responsibilities of the position, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the person in this position will encounter. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in a professional, fast paced office environment that may require additional hours to complete work.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. If an employee is unable to perform the essential functions of the position, Stinson LLP will evaluate whether a reasonable accommodation can be made to enable the employee to perform the described essential functions of the position. Generally, due to the nature of this office position, while performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Vision abilities required by the job include close vision.
Stinson LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran, disabled and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Stinson LLP is a federal contractor. Information gathered through applicant Voluntary Self-Identification will be used periodically with various government agencies for statistical reporting and to measure the effectiveness of our Affirmative Action and EEO outreach efforts. All information is requested on a voluntary basis and will be kept confidential. We will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
Applicants with a disability that are in need of an accommodation to complete the Stinson LLP application process should contact Human Resources at 316.268.7962 or email Talent@stinson.com.
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About Stinson LLP
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