Job ID: 5089
Updated: Jul 1, 2019
Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Category: Human Resources
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
In collaboration with the Attorney Recruiting Committee, the Attorney Recruiting Manager is responsible for the success of all aspects of attorney recruiting including (but not limited to): the Summer Associate Program, Fall recruitment initiatives, and lateral hires; new attorney orientation; managing the department budget; and the management of law school and vendor relationships. In addition, the Manager communicates goals and objectives to departmental staff, monitors the performance of departmental personnel and identifies performance issues, oversees the performance evaluation process, conducts disciplinary actions, handles employee-related issues and assists with the recruitment of new full-time Attorney Recruiting staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years managing strategic recruitment for a large law firm or professional service corporation. A Bachelor's degree and active membership in LAALRA and NALP is required.
This position requires an individual with superior customer service, professional communication, and team leadership abilities. The selected candidate will demonstrate outstanding performance management, project and budget management, and time management skills. The selected candidate will demonstrate expertise in attorney recruitment best practices and will have the ability to influence others, work across all levels of management, and work with various personality types.
How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in Kirkland & Ellis LLP. To complete an application and submit your resume, please click "Apply Now."
Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
The www.kirkland.com job postings and recruiting mailbox are for candidates only. If you are a recruiter, search firm or employment agency, and do not have a signed contract with Kirkland & Ellis LLP ("K&E") and have not been asked specifically to submit candidates, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if K&E hires the candidate. Direct contact with K&E employees in an attempt to present candidates is inappropriate and will be a factor in determining any future professional relationship with the Firm.