Diversity & Inclusion Manager (Legal)
Katten is a firm of first choice for clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services in the United States and abroad. Our nationally recognized practices include corporate, financial services, litigation, real estate, environmental, commercial finance, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property, and trusts and estates. Our more than 650 attorneys serve public and private companies, including a third of the Fortune 100, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals. We provide full-service legal advice from locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai.
Diversity & Inclusion Manager
The Diversity & Inclusion Manager will work closely with the Firm's Professional Development team, Legal Recruiting team, leaders of affinity groups, partners and other managers in human resources to support the Firm's commitment to diversity and inclusion efforts. The Diversity & Inclusion Manager will focus on executing specific strategies to embed diversity, inclusion and cultural competency into the Firm's day-to-day operations, including the training, hiring, retention and education for both the Firm's attorney and business professional population. The Diversity & Inclusion Manager maintains professionalism and strict confidentiality in all client and Firm matters.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following. Other duties may be requested and/or assigned. Essential functions are primary job duties that an individual must be able to perform successfully with or without a reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Diversity & Inclusion Manager has direct supervisory responsibility for assigned personnel and indirect responsibility as defined for personnel working on Diversity & Inclusion projects.
The position supervises and manages employees and is responsible for their overall direction, coordination, and evaluation. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; making recommendations for hiring, promotion, compensation, and termination.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental/vision, 401k with employer contribution; transportation fringe benefit program; back-up care option; generous paid time off policy; and long-term and short-term disability policies.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA-M/F/SO/Disability/Veteran.See Job Description