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Diversity Specialist (NYC).545

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Diversity Specialist (NYC).545
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Description

A high-stakes, cutting-edge litigation practice located in New York City seeks a Diversity Specialist. The work schedule is 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, M-F. The base salary is $90K - $100K, plus overtime and the position is bonus eligible.

Primary Duties:

The Diversity Specialist will work closely with the Recruiting and DE&I Manager and contribute to a diverse range of internal- and external-facing functions, with significant room to take initiative and play an impactful role in continuing to build a successful and growing firm.  Additional duties include the following:

  • Assist with planning and coordinating the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion programming, including support for the firm's Equity & Inclusion Committee, and create, maintain, and distribute related internal resources.
  • Help to manage internal effectiveness efforts at the firm, including through internal communications, programming, and events.
  • Work with the Recruiting and DE&I Manager to complete D&I surveys, award submissions, reports and other statistical information for firmwide communications, meetings, and other requests.

  • Monitor industry D&I data and assist with efforts for analyzing and reporting internal D&I metrics for measuring progress and effectiveness of the firm’s D&I strategy and initiatives.

  • Aids in the effective engagement and ongoing relationship building with law schools and law student groups throughout the calendar year (e.g. panel presentations for 1Ls, events and sponsorship opportunities, communications, etc.)

  • Assists with effectively and efficiently coordinating the law school recruitment process including supporting efforts for the firm’s branding initiatives and targeted law school communications.

  • Special projects as assigned. 

Requirements:

  • Tech-savvy and a highly capable user of Microsoft Office software, with strong Microsoft Excel knowledge a must. Knowledge of viGlobal applicant-tracking software, attorney-evaluation software, and/or website management a plus.

  • Experience: You have at least 2-3 years of relevant experience, e.g., in a diversity role in a law firm.

  • Clear Communication and Attention to Detail: You express yourself clearly and concisely, always highlighting the most important information. You proactively communicate the status of your work and share updates with colleagues when necessary. You ensure that your work is mistake-free.

  • Ownership, Initiative, and Teamwork: You take ownership of your projects and follow through on their completion. You proactively anticipate, communicate, and work to independently resolve obstacles you encounter in your work. You possess a strong customer-service orientation and ability to work well within a team.

  • Organization and Project Management: You are comfortable balancing tasks of varying levels of urgency and complexity. You work well under pressure with tight deadlines.

  • Flexibility: You are flexible to be available after hours to assist with recruiting and professional development projects as assigned. You are comfortable in an environment where your responsibilities may vary from day to day. You demonstrate a "no job too big, no job too small" attitude, and take a collaborative, team-focused approach to rejuggling priorities and contributing to tasks across the firm.

  • Confidentiality: You must be able to adhere to firm policies regarding the protection of confidential data and demonstrate sensitivity to (and good judgment in connection with) confidential attorney, personnel, and firm matters.

  • Mission Orientation: You are enthusiastic and passionate about civil rights and public interest law. You thrive when your work is connected to purpose.

  • Technology Skills: Tech-savvy and a highly capable user of Microsoft Office software, with strong Microsoft Excel knowledge a must. Knowledge of viGlobal applicant-tracking software, attorney-evaluation software, and/or website management a plus.


Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions is an equal employment opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.

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