Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
Position Announcement (April 2022):
Recruitment Hiring and Onboarding Administrator
Organization Information and Mission Statement
Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY®) is a not-for-profit law firm providing civil legal services to low-income clients in a fourteen county area of western New York.
Staff work out of seven local offices and across numerous regional projects based in Bath, Elmira Geneva, Ithaca, Jamestown, Olean and Rochester. Our advocates vigorously represent low income clients
LawNY® is committed to equitable inclusion across race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability, sex, religion, economic circumstances, ethnicity, national origin, and culture. We are increasingly committed to creating a law firm where race equity, diversity and cultural competency are integral components of our work, from client advocacy to internal operations. We are actively seeking applicants whose work incorporates this perspective and whose lived and professional experience contributes to sustaining an environment that enables staff and clients to feel empowered, valued, respected, and safe.
This position is located in LawNY®'s Human Resources department with involvement in all seven offices and management team.
This position will administer the new recruitment, hiring and onboarding process under the direction of the Human Resource Director. The position is a member of the human resources team, and will also work closely with the Human Resources Administrator and Deputy Director of Operations.
LawNY recruitment strategies include assisting with proactive recruitment at law schools and undergraduate institutions that historically and disproportionately serve students of color and integrating recruitment efforts with community lawyering efforts that will develop meaningful relationships needed to recruit from within the communities LawNY serves.
Recruitment duties also include aligning job posts with standardized anti-bias job post lens, maintaining the recipient list currently used for general job posting, producing hiring and interview matrixes for each job posted. The position also schedules and collaborates closely with the DEI managers and HR team on multi-annual pre-mortem hiring meetings to identify staffing needs across office, programs and the organization.
The Recruitment Hiring and Onboarding coordinator is responsible for communication with both job applicants and LawNY hiring teams, including managing confidential communications and data collection. The position is also responsible for scheduling and coordinating multi-annual onboarding trainings, and collaborating closely with the DEI and HR teams to maintain LawNY’s new employee welcome packet.
These are the traits, attributes, attitudes, and skills that speak to the candidate’s ability to succeed in the position. While no one candidate will possess all of the requirements listed, the ideal candidate will have many of the following qualifications. LawNY encourages each candidate to think about their own personal knowledge, skills, and experience, as well professional skills and experience, in relation to the list of qualifications.
Qualifications - Additional
The following are skills a candidate may possess based on past experience in a similar role, but are not required to apply for the job.
Salary: Salary is dependent on experience. The salary for a full time Adminstrator who is credited with five years of experience is $39,690. The salary will increase annually based upon LawNY®’s salary scale.
LawNY® provides an excellent health insurance, disability and employee benefits package:
-94% employer paid health insurance (with significant HSA contributions to offset high deduction)
-100% employer paid dental and disability insurance
-$50,000 automatic life insurance
Leave: We also provide a very generous leave package including, in the first year of employment, four weeks of vacation,12 sick days and 5 personal days. New parents receive 20 days of paid new parent leave.
HOW TO APPLY: To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, and three references through LawNY®’s BambooHR® platform. Please State clearly in your cover letter which position you are applying for.
To promote social justice and achieve our mission, LawNY® is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace. In your cover letter, please explain how you think your life and/or professional experience or background has prepared you to contribute to a work environment with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
LawNY encourages applications from diverse candidates. LawNY welcomes applications regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other consideration protected by law.
This position is considered non-exempt pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.® (LawNY) is an equal opportunity employer.
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