Director of Human Resources – New York, NY
Firm Description: Our client, recognized as one of the top mid-sized Law Firms, is a fast-growing law firm with offices in California, Illinois and New York. For almost a decade, they have been unwavering in their commitment to a fully engaged workforce and a strategic industry-focused approach to practicing law.
Position Overview: Our client has an opening for an experienced Director of Human Resources to oversee the firm’s overall corporate HR policies and programs, as well as the recruiting and on-boarding efforts. The position will operate out of the firm’s New York location. This is a challenging, hands-on leadership position that requires superior organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills and an ability to develop and maintain strong relationships at every level of the firm. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and will travel to our other offices on a periodic basis.
Responsibilities: As the Director of Human Resources you will provide leadership to a team of talented professionals to develop and oversee all functions of the HR and Administrative Services teams (supervising legal assistants, remote office managers, reception). Your team will look to you for guidance and direction in recruiting and onboarding, staff development and training, benefits, performance management and employee relations, as well as ensuring the Firm’s operational processes and policies are compliant with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations.
Qualifications:Successful candidates must be proactive, customer service oriented, supportive, detailed, and reliable in addition to having 7+ years of relevant experience in an HR leadership position in the professional services industry. Bachelor degree required. Course work in HR, or certification in PHR or SPHR is highly desirable.
This role offers a salary of $165,000.00 + annual bonus, an additional 3-4% annual raise (with review) , and a very generous comprehensive benefits package. All qualified applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative.