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Nixon Peabody LLP 3278 - Human Resources Generalist in Rochester, New York

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Rochester, NY

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Open Date:
Friday, September 24, 2021

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Job Description:

Proactive and dynamic human resources professional sought to support regional human resources processes, functions, and initiatives.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It's the chance to use your knowledge to shape what's ahead. To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.

We've created a dynamic, energizing environment that promotes success for our clients and each other. We offer fast growth, connectedness and training in business as well as law. And our rigorous standards assure you are part of a diverse team of top talent at every turn.

If you're someone who's looking toward the future, we'd love to hear from you.
Location: Rochester, NY

Build effective and positive relationships with firm personnel at all levels
Support new hire integration, host orientation programs, and process new hire paperwork
Coordinate administrative communications for arrivals, departures, office transfers and other employee status changes
Coordinate departure process for staff employees, including conducting exit interviews
Support recruiting efforts driven by firmwide attorney and staff recruiting teams, including greeting and hosting candidates as well as periodic participation in staff interview processes
Handle routine employee relations issues
Understand and support implementation of firm policies
Support administration of leaves of absence for associates and staff
Assist with the performance evaluation processes for associates, counsel and staff
Maintain personnel files
Recommend new approaches and procedures to continually improve team efficiency and raise level of service provided to internal clients
Coordinate periodic office visits for benefits related vendors
Provide general support for various human resources initiatives as required

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree plus 3-5 years of experience in HR, preferably in a law firm or other professional services environment
Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism and the highest regard for confidentiality
Ability to travel to Albany and Buffalo offices on a periodic basis.
Strong ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines and within budget
Self-starter with ability to remain self-directed and self-motivated with minimal supervision
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills essential
Strong organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail
Ability to learn quickly and apply training to practical issues
Ability to travel to regional offices on a monthly basis
Flexibility to work extended hours as needed (significant during summer/early fall season)
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran

Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority / Female / Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation/ Disability / Veteran.