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Sidley Austin LLP Legal Recruiting Coordinator in New York, New York

Legal Recruiting Coordinator

Recruiting Location

US-NY-New York


Human Resources


The Legal Recruiting Coordinator will join a supportive and collaborative team. The coordinator will support the Legal Recruiting Manager with the planning and execution of the summer associate program and executing the firm's 1L, 2L and 3L hiring strategy. The coordinator will also assist the Lateral Recruiting Manager with lateral hiring needs, hiring of International LL.M. students and post judicial law clerk hiring.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide general support to the Legal Recruiting Manager and Lateral Recruiting Manager
Assist in coordinating and planning all aspects of the summer associate program (events, trainings, etc.)
Assist with summer associate onboarding and orientation as necessary
Attend summer associate program events as required
Coordinate mid-and-end-of-summer evaluations
Serve as a firm ambassador
Assists in setting up 1L and rising 2L events and sponsorships
Coordinates on-campus recruiting materials and post-OCI processing of callback decisions
Coordinates hiring meeting materials and assists with follow up
Assists in scheduling interviews as necessary
Oversee NALP reimbursement process
Maintain LawCruit database with accurate and complete records
Assist with Fall Associate onboarding and orientation as necessary
Assist lateral lawyer interviews, drafting offer letters, and onboarding lateral lawyers
Coordinate the firm's LL.M. hiring process
Assist with the firm's law clerk hiring process including a post judicial clerkship reception
Conduct office tours for summer associates, fall associates, and lateral associates
Must be willing to work overtime as requested, particularly in the months of May through August
Work collaboratively and across the team and other departments of the firm
Perform other duties as assigned or as judgment or necessity dictates


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Possesses superior organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to prioritize projects and meet deadlines; excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work independently and be proactive
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Law firm or professional services experience
Other Skills and Abilities:
In addition to the above, the following may also be required of the successful candidate:
Strong organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Good judgment
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
Able to work under pressure
Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Sidley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, veteran status and any other factor protected by applicable law.