HR Assistant – for busy HR department of global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is available because of in house promotion. Candidate will be the first point of contact for the HR department and will be located at the entry to HR Suite. This position is responsible for greeting visitors and assisting staff with basic HR and benefits questions. Some of the duties for this position include:
Respond to HR Helpline and provide administrative support to the CHRO and HR Director, prepare HR correspondence, assist Benefits Assistant with benefits communications and administrative support, create/maintain HR, benefits, and personnel files in HR software system,;and update HRMS as necessary. Maintain HR Department calendar, respond to employment verification requests,coordinate, and distribute gifts and charitable contributions for all occasions, manage processes for purchasing and distributing employee gifts and keeping current with vendor promotions listings on the Intranet. Conduct new hire orientations on an as needed basis, organize Firm functions, plan HR department lunches, and assist with special projects as needed.
Position Requirements: Must have at least 1+ year of administrative support experience, ideally in an HR setting or similar fast-paced, service-intensive environment. Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; prior HRIS experience preferred, College degree ideal, strong attention to detail; strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Position on hold.
Professional Development Manager – for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for advancing and guiding attorney professional development strategies.
Position Responsibilities Include: Identify associate attorney career development needs; design/manage the implementation of programs relating to lawyer career development, provide support regarding associate needs such as staffing and utilization. Provide ongoing analysis of workloads, maintain relationships within the Firm at all levels, establishing a reputation as a trusted advisor for career advice and guidance. Liaise with Professional Development teams in other offices regarding professional development training/initiatives. Welcome new associates to the Firm; provide them with Professional Development Department available resources. Provide confidential advice and guidance to attorneys regarding career growth and development. Oversee performance evaluation processes for associate and counsel attorneys. Work with the Associate Advisory Committee to address career and general professional development feedback from associate attorneys and to enhance new associate orientation and lateral lawyer integration training programs.
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree or J.D. preferred, 5+ years of career development experience, significant experience in legal, consulting, or other professional services organizations, prior success establishing, developing, and managing career development functions in a multi-office environment, thorough understanding of best practices in professional development and career development, strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position on hold.