HR Coordinator

April 14, 2021


The HR Coordinator (“Coordinator”) supports and facilitates human resources processes and initiatives in all U.S. business locations. The Coordinator will support all areas of human resources including recruitment, onboarding, temporary staffing, performance management, learning, professional development and employee engagement. As a result, they will work with all members of HR and other people-related teams such as Legal Recruiting, Professional Development and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The Coordinator is a highly visible role that requires a strong focus on accuracy, integrity and client service.


  • Respond to HR-related internal and external inquiries or requests
  • Process HR transactions accurately and in a timely manner
  • Create, maintain and update personnel records – participate in effort to transition from hard copy to soft copy filing systems and maintain hard and soft copy filing systems in the interim
  • Act as primary point of contact for employment verifications
  • Support the recruiting and onboarding process for business services- duties may include reviewing applications, initial screening, scheduling interviews, preparing offer letters and other communications with candidates, onboarding and scheduling and conducting aspects of new hire orientation for business services
  • Support learning and professional development function and initiatives for business services – duties may include preparing materials, managing course calendar, invitations, rosters, etc. in LMS
  • Support performance feedback process and initiatives
  • Provide general administrative support to members of the HR team as requested
  • Run and distribute routine and ad-hoc reports as assigned
  • Participate in development and on-going maintenance of the HR site on the firm’s intranet
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as assigned
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of employee engagement events and programs
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated business acumen
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and maintain composure and judgment
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively with work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Hands-on experience with applicant tracking systems and human resources management system - LawCruit and Epicor HCM a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated initiative and interest in pursuing one’s own continuous learning and professional growth

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • 2-4 years of experience working in a professional services environment, law firm experience preferred
  • Understanding and knowledge of HR functions and best practices
  • SHRM CP certification a plus


  • Ability to work outside of standard business hours as needed
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 15 lbs

How to Apply

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At Foley Hoag, we welcome, develop, and celebrate talented and diverse individuals in an innovative, mutually respectful, and intellectually rigorous community, and bring unique perspectives to collaborative teams that deliver exceptional advice and craft bespoke legal solutions for our clients and our world. Foley Hoag LLP is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Foley Hoag LLP considers applicants for employment, and makes employment decisions without unlawful regard to sex, race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or domestic partner/civil union status, military service, or veteran status, disability, and any other characteristic covered by applicable federal, state or local nondiscrimination laws. We value each person for their talents, expertise, experience, and perspective.