Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Attorney Resource Center (ARC) Manager in the New York office. The ARC Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing all of the attorney resource center support staff (i.e., legal secretaries and legal resource assistants) in the New York office.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Participating in the interview process for all NY ARC staff.
- Coordinating onboarding for new ARC staff.
- Coordinating ongoing NY ARC trainings.
- Gathering feedback and conducting evaluation meetings with ARC staff for 90-day, mid-year, annual and follow-up review/evaluations.
- Approving and managing ARC staff attendance, leave requests/calendars and timecards.
- Conducting counseling meetings with ARC staff, as necessary.
- Meeting with attorneys regarding ARC workloads and any productivity/personnel issues.
- Scheduling, planning and participating in ARC activities; i.e., meetings, lunches, and preparing agendas.
- Recommending ARC staffing changes; coordinating related notifications and reassignments.
- Participating in attorney integration and orientation to describe the ARC support program.
- Preparing the monthly variances and assisting with the department yearly budget.
- Minimum of three years of related supervisory experience within the legal industry.
- Minimum of ten years of experience supporting attorneys administratively and/or legal industry document production experience.
- High school diploma or GED required.
- Prior legal secretarial experience desirable.
- Expert level knowledge of MS Office and proficiency with FileSite or a similar document management software.
- Effective communication skills, both oral and written, with people at all levels within the Firm.
- Ability to distinguish critical from non-critical information and act appropriately.
- Ability to mentor and supervise staff.
- Ability to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.
- Ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment.
- Excellent time management and client service skills.
- Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
- Flexibility to work additional hours, as needed.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations.