Law Firm Office Manager / HR Manager – 7+ years experience required

Law Firm Office Manager / HR Manager – 7+ years experience required

The Office Manager/HR Manager will assist in the preparation of the office operating expense budget and monitor monthly budget vs. actual progress; manage special functions and social events for lawyers and business services employees; direct supervision for the New York office administrative employees which include legal secretaries, facilities, and reception; manage the performance management, evaluation and compensation process for all New York office administrative employees. A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a law firm or other professional services firm is required.

This pivotal role will manage the relationship with on-site vendors; will manage coverage for attorneys in the absence of business services employees; will assign, in coordination with the Office Managing Partner and Administrative Partner, office space to new employees, including lawyers, paralegals, and business services; will work with building management on day-to-day facilities issues such as building security, cleaning and maintenance, heating and air conditioning, emergency preparedness, and general tenant issues; will arrange for repairs and maintenance of the office space such as painting, carpet cleaning, furniture repair, etc.

Bachelor’s degree is required. SHRM or other HR certification preferred. Law firm or other professional services experience is required as are strong communication and leadership skills. Compensation includes a salary of $150K-170K plus robust benefits package. This is an opportunity to take the firm into the next chapter of its existence and have a strong impact on people and policy as well.

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