Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Specialist

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #526

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Specialist

Location: New York, NY 

The Organization: Top-Ranked Law Firm

Summary: The Diversity & Inclusion Specialist will provide direct support to the Recruiting and DE&I Manager. This role will be responsible for a diverse range of internal and external facing functions, with significant room to take initiative and make an impact within the firm. Plentiful opportunity for taking lead and playing a critical role in supporting the growth of the firm.  

Salary & Benefits: Base salary to $100K, plus generous paid bonus; medical, dental and vision coverage; generous paid time off; exceptional work culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate the Firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion programs, supporting the Firm’s DEI Committee
  • Assist with managing internal DEI efforts via internal communications, programming and events
  • Prepare D&I surveys, award submissions, reports and other data for firmwide communications, meetings, and other initiatives
  • Keep up to date with trends within DEI; support with reporting on D&I metrics, measuring progress, strategy and effectiveness
  • Support with engagement and maintaining of relationships with law schools and law student groups throughout the year
  • Coordinate with team summer associate and recruiting events,
  • Assist with firm-wide initiatives including health & wellness and diversity, equity & inclusion

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • 2+  years of related DEI experience; preferably in a law firm or professional services company
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Knowledge of viGlobal applicant-tracking software, attorney-evaluation software and/or website management preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, good judgment, highly organized, and strong attention to detail are required
  • Must be able to multitask, maintain confidentiality, and act as a team player