Director of Recruiting & DEI

For the New York Office of a Boutique Litigation Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement firmwide recruiting strategy in collaboration with Partners and Chief Operating Officer; manage all processes surrounding law student, staff, judicial clerk and lateral recruiting;
  • Oversee OCI process from start to finish for all law schools;
  • Oversee the firm’s summer associate program, including orientation, onboarding, trainings, social events, work assignment process, and the mid- and end-of-summer evaluation processes;
  • Collaborate with HR, PD and BD teams to develop and implement onboarding and integration strategy for all new hires;
  • Drive the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and execution in collaboration with firm leadership and DE&I team; lead planning and oversee coordination of the firm’s DEI programming; monitor industry DE&I data;
  • Supervise and direct two specialists.

Qualifications include:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in a law firm; bachelor’s degree required;
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong organization and project management skills;
  • Collaborative, team-focused approach;
  • Ability to adhere to firm policies regarding the protection of confidential data and demonstrate sensitivity to (and good judgment in connection with) confidential attorney, personnel, and Firm matters;
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about the firm’s commitment to civil rights and public interest law; thrive when work is connected to purpose.
Salary: $160k-$225k

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