Human Resources Specialist

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Human Resources Specialist to join its St. Louis office. The Human Resources Specialist is trusted with optimizing candidate experiences while interviewing with Armstrong Teasdale. The Specialist will manage all attorney interview schedules and conduct screening interviews. The Specialist will play a large role in professional development and onboarding as well.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Supports the recruiting team with scheduling interviews, screening candidates, and administering the
hiring/onboarding process
• Serves as the chief correspondent for candidates and new hires
• Creates and modifies job descriptions, handles job postings and advertisements
• Delivers orientation to new hires; creates and manages all orientation schedules across all offices for each newly
hired attorney and staff to ensure consistent and productive onboarding and training
• Assists with pre-employment procedures: background checks, new hire paperwork, communication before
orientation; correspond with new hires regarding the status of their paperwork, as needed
• Oversees and monitors the applicant tracking system to maintain organized and accurate records
• Fosters important relationships with potential hires, college career centers and other placement professionals
• Supports the AT Connections and Mentoring programs as part of professional development

Competencies:
• Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively
completes daily tasks
• Communication – Shares information by using data and information to support an argument or point of view;
keeps team informed about progress and problems; avoids surprises; and understands the appropriate level of
confidentiality required
• Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a
problem; works autonomously; is motivated to anticipate future business needs
• Continuous Learning – Identifies self-training needs and opportunities; positively accepts changes
• Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds
constructively to others’ concerns
• Alignment to Values – Consistently demonstrates the Firm’s values and offers constructive feedback to team
members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts;
demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

Required Education: Associate’s degree

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree

Required Licenses and/or Certifications: N/A

Required Experience: 2-3 years working in a human resources department

Preferred Experience: 2-3 years working in a human resources department with recruiting experience, excellent in Microsoft Office

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical Activity: The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer

Travel Required: N/A

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

Company Description

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is a large, full-service firm with more than 325 lawyers located in Missouri, Illinois, Nevada, Colorado, Pennsylvania and New York, Utah, Massachusetts and Delaware. Based in St. Louis, Armstrong Teasdale’s client base includes global and Fortune 500 companies. The firm is listed in the Am Law 200, published by The American Lawyer, and the NLJ 250, published by The National Law Journal.

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