This Job Board has been created to assist The Greater Cincinnati Chapter law firms and legal organizations in their search for legal personnel. If you have a job you would like to have posted or would like additional information on our Job Board, please contact Judy Groene - Web Chair at email@example.com.
Effective May 1, 2010, the following rates apply to job postings:
Member firms No cost Non-member law firms $50 per posting Non-member other businesses $100 per posting
All postings will remain listed for a minimum of 30 days.
For any questions on this website, please contact Judy Groene at firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Administration - Cincinnati, Ohio
The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati (“Legal Aid”) seeks a talented Director of Operations/Law Firm Administrator to manage general office operations, technology, administrative support, and facilities for a 40+ attorney not-for-profit law firm. This is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Executive Director.
Legal Aid serves clients in Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren Counties in Southwest Ohio. With two full- service law offices (downtown Cincinnati and Hamilton, Ohio), a budget of $9 million, and a staff of about 95, including 40 attorneys and 15 paralegals, Legal Aid is southwest Ohio’s largest non-profit law firm. Our mission is to reduce poverty and ensure family stability through effective legal assistance. This position offers a committed, hardworking professional the opportunity to apply skills and talents in an organization that helps over 10,000 families each year.
The Director of Operations is a member of Legal Aid’s senior management team. Success in the position requires strong leadership and project management skills, and the ability to motivate staff, nurture lateral relationships, and communicate effectively with all levels of staff, volunteers and Board members.
The Director of Operations also manages external relationships including vendors, tenants of the Community Law Center Building, consultants, and colleagues in the legal and non-profit communities.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field; advanced degree preferred;
6+ years management/leadership in professional or non-profit organization;
Supervisory and teambuilding experience;
Experience with and conversant in Information Technology;
Strong interpersonal skills;
Organized and able to prioritize work;
Able to effectively coordinate/carryout multiple projects and responsibilities, and work ahead of deadlines;
Competitive starting salary commensurate with background and experience. Excellent benefits including individual or family healthcare insurance, employer-paid life and disability insurance, employer-funded retirement plan, generous paid time off.
Qualified candidates must submit the listed items, as Word or pdf documents, by email to email@example.com. The Subject Line should read: Operations Hiring Committee.
Cover letter specific to interest in joining Legal Aid;
Current resume, with best telephone and email contact information; and,
Contact information for three professional references.
This position is open until filled. All applications will be acknowledged; please do not call. The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability.
The Mission of the Legal Aid Society is to resolve legal problems of low-income people, promote economic and family stability, and reduce poverty through effective legal assistance. Additional information is available on our website, where you can also find the Legal Aid Society’s Annual Report, at www.lascinti.org.
*********************************************************************************************************************** Director of Administration - Indianapolis, Indiana
Cohen & Malad, LLP, an over 50 year old, Indianapolis law with 27 lawyers firm seeks to replace its retiring Director of Administration with a forward-thinking, innovative professional to manage the daily operations of the law firm and to help guide the firm into the future with strategic visions and leadership.
Under the general direction of the Managing Partner and in concert with the firm’s Equity Partners, the Director of Administration manages the day-to-day operational and administrative functions consistent with the firm’s vision and values. The position has overall responsibility for management of staff, human resources (including benefit programs, hiring, performance evaluations, and discipline), insurance and risk management, financial management and budgeting, maintaining banking and accounting relationships, facilities, and information and technology systems. The position also requires someone with exceptional professional interpersonal and leadership skills that reflect the values of the Firm. Direct reports include the firm’s Controller and Marketing Director.
The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of a legal or other professional service organization and have experience working closely with the entity’s owners managing business operations and will be expected to:
make sound business decisions with independent judgment and initiative;
set priorities to complete tasks and delegate authority and responsibility when appropriate;
manage office functions effectively, efficiently, and economically and supervise support staff;
identify and analyze complex issues and develop and implement solutions;
communicate effectively both orally and writing;
help carry out the mission and work of each practice group including budget formulation and revenue projections;
effectively facilitate and lead group meetings;
encourage camaraderie between staff and attorneys;
promote the firm’s collegial and inclusive culture;
function as a hands-on team member willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done;
handle aspects of the Firm that are highly confidential;
maintain a comprehensive knowledge of firm policies, practices, and procedures.
Qualifications for the position are:
A degree in business administration or related field and five years of experience in general management, ideally in a professional services client-oriented organization (Individuals with an MBA or related degree and/or CLM certification may be given preferred consideration).
Experience leading, planning, and managing in a client-oriented setting.
Knowledge of the processes and issues involved in civil litigation (plaintiff’s side experience helpful).
Knowledge and experience in Human Resource management.
Working knowledge of law firm accounting principles.
We anticipate that the selected candidate will start October 1, 2019. Send resume and salary expectation to Jerrold Abramowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Cohen & Malad, LLP Attn: Jerrold Abramowitz, Director of Administration 1 Indiana Square, Suite 1400 Indianapolis, IN 46204