New York, NY
Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services•
Not Specified years
Posted 62 days ago
Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Director of Attorney Career Services to join our winning team, located in New York. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.
The Director of Attorney Career Services will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.
As a Director of Attorney Career Services at Latham, you will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s attorney career services strategy and operations. The Director will work with firm attorneys, as well as with colleagues in Attorney Development and other departments, including Human Resources and Business Development, to provide career counseling and support for firm associates. The Director of Attorney Career Services will also serve as a resource to associates looking for new career opportunities. The Director of Attorney Career Services will promote the career services function among partners and other colleagues, and encourage the referral of career opportunities at firm clients and other organizations. The Director will serve as a source of referrals for a variety of internal and external resources that are available to firm associates, including coaching services and other support, while accomplishing these and other critical functions:
A Bachelor’s degree is required. An MBA, JD or Master’s Degree, as well as coaching certification, are strongly preferred.
Seven (7) years progressively responsible career services or similar experience is desired. Five (5) years of management experience or equivalent in a related field is also desired. Experience with developing, implementing and administering career services and/or career development and coaching programs is preferred.