National Legal Recruiting Assistant

Firm Name: 
Foley & Lardner LLP
Type: 
Recruiting Assistant
Location: 
Chicago

The National Legal Recruiting Assistant will provide administrative support to the Legal Recruiting team with emphasis on the campus interviewing process and summer and new associate on-boarding. This will include posting positions, creating job requisitions, entering candidates into an applicant tracking system and auditing their status, communicating with firm and recruiting leadership, processing new hire paperwork, processing reimbursements, and coordinating conflict clearance. In addition, the Assistant will complete surveys on behalf of the national recruiting department, including those requested by NALP and the various law schools at which we recruit. The Legal Recruiting Assistant supports various event planning initiatives of the Recruiting Department, the most significant of which is the popular 3-day annual Summer Associate Retreat.

Qualifications: 

Qualifications include a minimum of one year of experience working in a professional office environment; proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and database solutions/applicant tracking software; excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask; the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment; and the ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment and professionalism in performing assigned tasks are needed. Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Human Resources, Business, Psychology, or a law related field and previous experience in a law firm or professional services environment, especially in a recruiting and/or onboarding role. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.