Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Law firm seeks an Administrative Manager with 5 years of experience in a professional services environment. Selected candidate will manage administrative resources including legal secretaries, word processing, reception, administrative support team, and file clerks. The Administrative Manager will interview, select, orient, and train employees. Candidate will also manage performance by communicating expectations; monitoring, and evaluating performance; coaching and counseling employees; and developing processes and procedures. The Administrative Manager will ensure appropriate staffing levels to meet departmental needs, and coordinate vacation, leaves of absence, and trial coverage and requisition temporary help. Candidate will oversee timesheet administration for reporting employees including collecting timesheets, checking for accuracy and completeness, and coordinating with payroll. The Administrative Manager will complete special projects including evaluation and refinement of organizational structure of administrative support, processes, and staff skill set; and regularly track, report, and make adjustments to service based on metrics and feedback from attorneys and firm management.
Qualified candidate must have previous experience as a litigation secretary, or equivalent legal talent management experience. This position requires outstanding communication and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously. The Administrative Manager must exercise sound judgement, and maintain confidential information with discretion.
Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 32 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.
Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.