Legal Recruiting Coordinator at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Job Description:

Legal Recruiting Coordinator

Recruiting Location


Human Resources


The Legal Recruiting Coordinator assists the National Legal Recruiting Director with all areas of the legal recruiting program for the Chicago office. The position also assists with the planning and implementation of the summer associate programs as well as the on-campus interview programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Primary responsibility for coordinating follow-up with candidates
  • Assigns and tracks follow-up with candidates with offers

  • Coordinates recruiting events

  • Schedules callback interviews

  • Assists with law school presentations and programs

  • Coordinates summer events - calendar and budget

  • Coordinates follow-up with summer associates

  • Assists with developing recruiting materials and brochures

  • Assists with NALP surveys

  • Inputs data into and maintains Lawcruit database

  • Tracks applicant data

  • Maintains summer associate files and paperwork

  • Processes recruiting expenses as needed

  • Monitors Summer Associate work projects and assignments

  • Coordinates Summer Associate training and orientation

  • Coordinates arrival of Summer Associates including practice group assignments, office assignments, arrival and departure dates and mentors/supervising attorneys


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Education and/or Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2 years of recruiting experience in a law firm environment or equivalent education and work experience

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Prior experience with database management

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Good judgment

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others

  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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