Legal Recruiting Supervisor – (Hybrid Schedule)

Website Reed Smith LLP

US Job Description
Firm Information
Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers in 30 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, entertainment and media, shipping and transport, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and education. For more information, visit

Position Summary
The San Francisco office of Reed Smith LLP is seeking a Legal Recruiting Supervisor to support the San Francisco and Silicon Valley Legal Recruiting team on all aspects of the summer associate program, on-campus recruiting, campus outreach/sponsorships, diversity initiatives, new associate onboarding and integration and lateral associate hiring. This is a highly visible role with interaction with partners, associates, other recruiting team members and other service departments (Payroll, Benefits, RSU and IT).

Additionally, access to our U.S. offices will be limited to personnel who are fully vaccinated from COVID-19. If you believe that you require an accommodation to this policy because of a medical, religious or other reason, please let us know at the time of your interview so that a reasonable accommodation can be discussed.

Essential Functions
Assume a lead role with organizing the on-campus and callback interview process and the summer associate program. Create schedules, travel arrangements, pre-arrival information, arrival packages, and follow up with all candidates.

Assist with the registration process for on-campus interviews (OCI) for all regional law schools and select Firmwide schools.

Responsible for San Francisco and Silicon Valley lateral associate hiring

Assist with recruiting and summer associate events Schedule callback interviews

Assist with law school presentations and programs

Track applicant resumes, generate offer/rejection letters and create and distribute status reports using ViDesktop.

Update and maintain ViDesktop database.

Understand firm systems, policies and procedures in order to troubleshoot questions, problems or concerns.

Other Firmwide Projects as assigned.

Condition of Employment:

All personnel designated as office-based, hybrid or flexible under the Firm’s Flexible Work Policy are required as a condition of their employment to have had the initial series of COVID-19 vaccinations, meaning either two doses of Pfizer or Moderna or one dose of Johnson & Johnson. This policy applies to all U.S. partners and employees, regardless of full-time, part-time, temporary, exempt, non-exempt, or any other status or classification.

If you believe that you require an accommodation or exemption to this policy because of a medical, religious or other reason, please discuss with the recruiter so that a reasonable accommodation can be considered.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a professional discipline required.

Experience: A minimum of three to five years of Legal Recruiting experience is preferred. Law firm experience is also preferred. Should have a demonstrated understanding of current market trends and philosophies.

Skills: Requires strong organizational skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good judgment, a professional demeanor and the ability to provide an excellent first impression of the Firm. Must work well with all levels of Firm personnel, establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm and react to difficult situations appropriately. Confidentiality is essential. Must be highly motivated, creative, flexible, adaptable to change and results-oriented. Must have strong knowledge of MS Offices products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Equipment To Be Used: Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, calculator, fax, machine, copier, scanner, etc.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 20 lbs. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators and telephone.

Typical Mental Demands: Able to work effectively in a fast paced environment. Make judgment decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas. Communicate with various personalities at all levels.

Working Conditions: Works in a typical offices setting. May be called upon to work hours in excess of 40 in a given work week.

Reed Smith offers a challenging work environment, business casual dress code and a total compensation package that includes a competitive salary, flexible benefits program, tuition assistance, and generous 401 (k) plan.

Reed Smith is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reed Smith’s success depends heavily on the effective utilization of qualified people, regardless of their race, ancestry, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, veteran’s status, or any characteristic protected by law. As a firm, we adhere to and promote equal employment opportunity for all.

Reed Smith provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, including in the application and interview process.

Qualified candidates only. No search firms.