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Human Resources
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24000159 Requisition #

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Job applicant poster viewing center.


DLA Piper is, at its core, bold, exceptional collaborative and supportive.  Our people are the backbone, heart and soul of our firm.  Wherever you are in your professional journey, DLA Piper is a place you can engage in meaningful work and grow your career.  Let’s see what we can achieve. Together. 


If you are a highly talented Legal Talent Acquisition Coordinator, we want to hear from you!

  
This position is remote. Candidates may be required on occasion to visit the local office when/if needed and require occasional travel.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years’ experience in a recruiting or similar environment 
  • 2 years’ experience providing support in a professional service environment
  • Outstanding communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to coordinate various programs and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail 


Preferred Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Hands-on experience in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel (using pivot tables and other advanced analytics tools)


What will your day look like? 
As a Legal Talent Acquisition Coordinator, you will assist and coordinate all activities related to the life cycle of a law school candidate, including maintaining candidate files in the applicant tracking system, coordinating interview schedules, and preparing standard offer letters. You will communicate with candidates during the interview process and communicate with internal stakeholders to ensure a seamless candidate experience.  You will also communicate with candidates regarding benefits, start dates, relocation, bar registrations, etc.


You will provide support with the new hire/rehire screening, which includes conflict checks and administration of background and/or reference checks. You will communicate due diligence outcomes. You will maintain and provide information and reports regarding recruitment to the business and HR leadership team, including recording and processes of accurate recruitment data. You will assist and coordinate the summer associate program, including monitoring the assignment database or other assignment systems, work product files, and evaluations. You will also plan social events, create invitations, and work with outside vendors and caterers.


Additionally, you will support creating job-specific requisitions based on recruitment needs. This process includes advertising the positions on internal and external portals and the overall management of job requisitions, approvals, and the activities to initiate and close a requisition. You will organize and distribute materials for on-campus recruiting. You will coordinate with interviewers and career services regarding registrations, required materials, and schedules. You will assist with follow-up after the interview day, submitting recommendations to various offices, and coordinating candidate responses. 


In this role, you will prepare law school feedback forms and may assist with tracking recruitment expenses for budgeting purposes. You will maintain candidate tracking and status and hiring statistics. You will monitor student reimbursements, travel, and OCI costs. You will correspond with applicants/candidates regarding the process, feedback, and next steps. You will help coordinate firm and office-sponsored events.


You will assist with creating short-term and long-term recruitment forecast plans in alignment with the strategic recruitment goals and business objectives. You will play a role in developing and maintaining a recruiting brand by creating an exceptional candidate experience. You will provide support in creating and maintaining a recruitment-related social media outreach. You will assist with the orientation and integration of summer associates. You will also attend Hiring Committee meetings and/or meetings with other internal stakeholders and participate in other office-wide committees. You must be able to work flexible/additional hours during the summer program and on-campus recruiting season.


To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website.


We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.


General & Essential Job Expectations 
While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all DLA Piper employees, which include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties;
  • Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner;
  • Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product;
  • Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required;
  • Foster positive work relationships;
  • Comply with all firm policies and practices;
  • Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed;
  • Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned.


Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our DLA Piper culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.


Physical Demands, Work Environment, and Other Requirements 
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met. 


The expected pay range for this position, if hired to work in New York City is $34.93 - $50.66 per hour. If hired to work in San Francisco or Palo Alto the expected pay range is $36.45 - $52.86 per hour. If hired to work in San Deigo, Los Angeles, or Seattle the expected pay range is $33.41 - $48.46 per hour. Non-exempt positions will be paid on an hourly basis and paid overtime in accordance with applicable laws. The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate’s geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience, and overall qualifications. We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).


Application Process:
If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or have any questions about the process, please contact careers@us.dlapiper.com. Please add noreply@dlapipercareers.us to your list of safe senders.


Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email.


Agency applications will not be considered.

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