Vedder Price’s Chicago office is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic team-oriented Staff Recruiter with a minimum of 3 years of recruiting. This person will be responsible for recruiting non-attorney staff for all our 7 offices. This position works in coordination with the HR team and reports to the HR Manager.
As the Staff Recruiter your job duties will include but not limited to:
Handles all administrative staff and paralegal full-cycle recruitment from initial point of contact with candidate to offer letter.
Screens, interviews, and hires exempt and non-exempt support staff candidates.
Presents hiring managers with qualified candidates sourced through Internet recruitment, outside agencies, employee referrals, industry-specific publications, newspapers, and various community organizations.
Establishes relations and negotiates contracts with employment agencies.
Negotiates salaries and prepares offer letter.
Administers pre-employment tests, background checks and reference checks.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills & Competencies:
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work effectively with limited supervision in a team environment.
Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Exercises independent judgement in the performance of daily tasks.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Strong working knowledge of full recruiting process and sourcing candidates.
Must be proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook).
Working knowledge of HRIS systems is a plus, experience with UltiPro preferable.
Working knowledge of document management systems required, experience with iManage preferable.
About Vedder Price P.C.
Vedder Price is an international business-focused law firm serving sophisticated clients of all sizes and industries from offices across the U.S. and in the UK and Asia.