Current HR Opportunities

**If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below - or any other position in a law firm please contact Geri Moreland to discuss at  geri@capitolrecruiters.com.


Staff Recruiting Coordinator for prominent law firm in Washington, DC.  This position assists the Director of Support Staff and Staff Recruiting Manager with the logistics, scheduling and administrative aspects of full-cycle recruitment for non-attorney positions and temporary positions for U.S. locations.  The Coordinator reports to the Staff Recruiting Manager and Director of Support Staff.

Responsibilities include:

• Scheduling interviews (telephone, in person, videoconference) including requesting conference rooms, sending calendar invitations, notifying the lobby, requesting VC technology if needed, creating recruiting checklists, updating viRecruit and updating the recruiting documents, greeting candidates.

• Emailing candidates software assessments and application in advance; ensuring the information is received and disseminated to the Director of Support Staff and Staff Recruiting Manager prior to the interview.

• Maintaining the viRecruit database

• Posting new positions on the Firm website, Intranet and other external sites.

• Contacting employment agencies when new positions open. The Coordinator is the primary contact job boards.

• Conducting reference checks and verifying dates of employment

• Participating in the hiring of temporary staff.

• Processing expenses in Chrome River for staff recruiting. 

• Providing clean-up in viRecruit.  Merging positions and cleaning data as needed.

Position Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required

• At least 1 year of HR experience.

• A minimum of 40 wpm typing.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office; prior experience with applicant tracking systems ideal

• Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary. 

• Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.

• Recruiting knowledge ideal.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Program Assistant for Lateral Attorney Hiring – for prominent DC law firm.  This position supports the Lateral Attorney Hiring Program across all offices.

Responsibilities include:

• Assisting with market research.

• Maintaining the viRecruit database which includes: entering candidates into the database, sending self-identification emails to candidates as needed and closing applicant files.

• Coordinating and preparing candidate files for weekly Lateral Committee meetings.

• Maintaining the Lateral Candidate Report showing the status of active candidates and prospects.

• Preparing materials for meetings with search firms, including data on historical hires and pending candidates.

• Assisting with the orientation schedules for new lateral partners and counsel.

• Scheduling quarterly lateral integration review process.

• Assisting the Director and Manager in preparing the lateral program budget.

• Drafting monthly variance reports for the lateral budget.

• Maintaining search firm agreements with recruiters in both U.S. and non-U.S. markets, consistent with firm and market practices.

• Processing placement fees according to the relevant search firm agreement for new lateral hires.

• Assist with scheduling interviews (telephone, in person, videoconference) which may include requesting conference rooms, sending calendar invitations, notifying the lobby of each office, requesting VC technology as needed, updating viRecruit with interview schedules, updating recruiting documents and following up for interviewer evaluations.

• Assist with coordinating travel arrangements for incoming candidates.

• Processing travel expenses.

Position Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree.

• Prior administrative support experience in professional services or law firm environment.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office; experience working with applicant tracking systems ideal.

• Strong project management and attention to detail.

• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to provide excellent client service.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

HRIS/Administrative Coordinator – for top tier law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is responsible for assisting with administrative compliance and annual evaluation projects and internal system audits.  The Coordinator will maintain the committee and administrative intranet pages and schedule/set-up meetings.  The Coordinator will report to the Director of Administration & HRIS.

Position Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree

• Proficiency with MS Office applications and experience with Excel Micros/Macros.

• Prior experience using Visio and SharePoint preferred.

• Strong project management skills required; strong attention to detail is a must.

• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

• Ability to manage time and prioritize workload effectively.

• Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly. 

• Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to provide excellent customer service.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Director of Attorney Recruiting – for premier global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position  oversees summer associate recruiting; law school outreach; summer associate program; and lateral associate, entry-level associate, judicial clerk, staff attorney, and foreign attorney recruiting processes for DC office and also coordinates the same firm wide.  Candidate will be a member of the Talent Development team and work closely with other Talent Development functions such as Legal Personnel, Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion and Practice Management. The Director will collaborate with the Chief Talent Officer, Talent Development Directors and Managers, and Office Administrators to plan and coordinate attorney recruiting initiatives and the summer associate program across all offices. In addition, the Director will work closely with the Firmwide Hiring Committee Co-Chairs as well as local office Hiring Committee Chairs to help determine and accomplish the Hiring Committee’s goals and objectives.

Position Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• At least 10 years of legal recruiting experience.

• At least 5 years of management/supervisory experience.

• Advanced MS Word and Excel skills and proficiency in viRecruit or similar recruiting software a plus.

• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Human Resources Assistant – for busy Staff Recruiting department of global law firm.  This position provided administrative and scheduling coordinating support.  Some of the duties for this position include: providing info for reference checking and employment verifications, posting job descriptions for vacant positions on firm Intranet and with employment agencies; assisting in posting job vacancy ads, communicating position requirements to agency recruiters and candidates; logging candidate and applicant resumes and information into HR database, administers skills testing,  coordinate applicant interviews with candidates, agency recruiters, internal managers and Conference Services, performs  new employee orientations, assists in extending offers/preparing offer letters, other duties and special projects as assigned.  Position requirements:  Prior HR and/or recruitment experience, preferably in a law firm/professional services firm, proficiency with MS Outlook and calendaring, database experience; HRIS system experience preferred, ability to be discreet, maintain confidentiality, and appropriately handle sensitive HR documents and information, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Salary 41k+.

Senior Benefits Assistant - for top tier law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is responsible for assisting with day to day administration of benefits programs.  Candidate will provide information to attorneys and staff responding to benefits inquiries as well as interact with vendors regarding interpretation of plan provisions. Duties include: performing Benefits Orientation for Associate & Counsel attorneys and back-up for staff orientation; process vendor billing and payments; monitor Flexible Spending Account; manage Parental Leave processing and Workers Compensation claim filing process; prepare annual summary reports; handle COBRA & Retiree Billing administrative process including collection and processing monthly COBRA premium remittance; monitor HSA Account administration; manage Cash Balance Plan distribution processes; interact with personnel on all levels of benefits issues; assist with administration of 401k loans; counsel employees on loan application protocol and submit complete loans for approval; update benefits intranet; assist with Benefits Open Enrollment.  Position Requirements: 2+ years benefits administration experience (or HR experience with strong interest in benefits), Bachelor's degree, prior Law firm HR experience desired.  Salary commensurate with experience.

d/or e-discovery vendors to resolve any end-user issues with the databases

Talent Development Assistant - for law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is responsible for supporting the Attorney Recruiting, Career Counseling, Diversity & Inclusion, Legal Personnel, and Professional Development teams with administrative duties.  Some of the responsibilities for this position include: processing/maintaining applications for summer associate and lateral associate candidates in HRIS candidate database; administrative support for on-campus interviews, callback interviews and offer processes for summer associate candidates; provide support for summer associate program orientation, assignment, evaluation and events; administrative support for professional development and career counseling programming, as well as for Diversity & Inclusion programming, meetings and events.  Other duties - process and track department expenses and invoices; manage calendars, travel and process expenses; update departmental information on the Firm’s intranet site; and other duties as assigned.  Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, at least 2 years of administrative support experience in professional services, or law firm required, proficiency in Microsoft Office, proficiency in HTML preferred. Strong project management skills required and strong attention to detail.  Strong interpersonal and written communication skills, multitasking ability, time management skills, flexibility or OT as necessary to attend Talent Development related events.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Senior Systems Analyst (WORKDAY) – for prominent global firm in Washington, DC.  This position is responsible for support/maintenance of Workday, the HRIS system. Candidate will be the technical lead regarding providing application support for software utilized by HR and Payroll departments.  Duties for this position include:  Software/Application Support, Customer Service/Production Support; such as back-office and end-user support, Reporting, Data Integrity/Management, and Process Improvement.  Position Requirements:               Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, or IT related concentration required, 2+ years in similar position, proficiency with Workday required, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, analytic and problem solving skills, ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information.  Salary is commensurate with experience.