Human Resources Assistant

New York, NY

A New York based Global Law Firm  is seeking a dynamic, resourceful and organized individual to join our Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Assistant will a variety of departmental processes and maintain the department’s day-to-day operations while working closely with other members of the Firm’s HR teams.


  • Provide administrative support to the Firm’s Human Resources department, which oversees the entire employee lifecycle for the Operations team
  • Coordinate New Hire Orientation logistics, including assist with on-boarding paperwork and new hire set-up; conduct new hire orientation
  • Organize and coordinate the Firm’s Spring and Fall internship programs for college-level students; support the summer internship program
  • Execute the off-boarding process for voluntary leavers including creating departure memos
  • Coordinate various employee recognition programs such as Staff Appreciation Day
  • Respond to departmental questions and requests (i.e. employment verifications and policy questions)
  • Establish and maintain department files and records
  • Coordinate and manage logistics for all department-sponsored meetings and events
  • Support departmental training initiatives
  • Process departmental invoices and expense reimbursements
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Fluency with the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and “can do” attitude
  • Ability to easily shift priorities in a fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Prior work experience in Human Resources a plus
  • Interest in Human Resources and/or experience in a law firm, or other professional services, setting preferred
  • Strong client/customer service mindset, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Works well independently and collaboratively as part of a team

Salary: $50,000-$65,0000
Date Active: 5.17.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt