HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER- NEW JERSEY OFFICE Prominent mid-Atlantic law firm with multiple regional office locations seeks a Human Resources Manager. This position is responsible for Firmwide 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 integration of new attorneys. • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Human Resources Officer or Firm Managing Partners. QUALIFICATIONS: • 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. We offer an excellent compensation package and comprehensive benefits program. Please e-mail resume for consideration to: Gayle P. Englert Chief Human Resources Officer Cole Schotz P.C. Court Plaza North 25 Main Street, P.O. Box 800 Hackensack, NJ 07602-0800 Please visit our website NEW JERSEY/NEW YORK/DELAWARE/MARYLAND/TEXAS/FLORIDA Cole Schotz is an Equal Opportunity Employer