Human Resources Manager

Hackensack, NJ


Premier, regional, law firm, is seeking a Human Resources Manager.  This position is responsible for firm-wide human resource functions, including resource planning, recruitment, performance evaluations, disciplinary procedures, benefits and employee relations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide managerial and administrative support to the Chief Human Resources Officer in the following areas:
  • All human resource functions of the Firm, continuously evaluating current Firm policies & procedures, make recommendations for improvement.
  • Firm recruiting, hiring, development and retention programs in compliance with state/federal regulations and recommended employment law practices.
  • Determine staffing needs for the Firm; meet and maintain benchmarked staffing ratios and trends. Oversee non-exempt personnel including administrative assistants and other clerical staff to ensure that Firm expectations are being met.
  • Oversee employee relations and resolution of employment conflicts.
  • Work with Firm personnel to ensure the Firm’s compliance in handling requests for leaves of absence.
  • Coordinate with Chief Human Resources Officer and Payroll and Benefits Coordinator regarding all Firm benefit plans, including 401(k)/Profit Sharing Plan.
  • Ensure the Firm has updated standard job descriptions for support staff & ensure timely review of job descriptions & position specifications.
  • Keep Firm Managing Partners and Chief Human Resources Officer informed of HR matters; assist with any reports and financial analysis as requested. Assist with the integration of new attorneys.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Human Resources Officer or Firm Managing Partners.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or related field, or a comparable level of training such as that which may be acquired through additional work experience. Prior law firm experience, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, SPHR or PHR a plus.
  • Approximately 4+ years of progressively responsible work experience with legal or other professional service organizations to gain the expertise needed to administer a professional HR system.
  • Ability to identify & analyze complex issues, able to recommend and implement solutions to same.
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate and maintain effective/professional relationships with partners, attorneys and staff.
  • Broad knowledge of law firm services, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail essential.
  • Working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft is necessary.

Firm offers an excellent compensation package and comprehensive benefits program.




Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $100,000.00-$140,000.00, plus bonus

Date Active: 6.3.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt

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