Law Firm Administrator
Seabrook Law Offices
San Jose, CA US
Posted ago
Seabrook Law Offices

We are looking for an Operations Director to work directly with the Law Firm Owner to oversee the administrative and business aspects of running the firm. This position will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the day-to-day operations of the Firm, and for directing the implementation of Firm policies. The position encompasses a wide range of activities with involvement in all phases of administration, personnel, finances, facilities, and business systems. We need someone with the experience and maturity to work closely with the Owner and key staff on strategy, policy, problem-solving, and decision-making.

The Operations Director role is a key executive of the senior management team, reporting only to the Owner. The goal of this position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth. You’ll have to maintain control of diverse business operations, so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader. If you have excellent people skills, business acumen and work ethic, we’d like to meet you. 

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Supervise the work of the non-lawyer support staff and vendors
  • Lead recruitment, hiring, staffing, and general human resources operations, including payroll and benefits
  • Ensure that the Firm’s business systems and processes are fully documented in writing, organized, and being followed
  • Ensure clients and matters move through the workflow pipeline at the right pace
  • Oversee financial operations with mastery of financial reporting and accounting principles
  • Manage office facilities and office supply inventory

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Degree in Management, Business Management, Human Resources, or another related field
  • Prior experience running a professional services firm or a division or department of a mid-sized/large professional services firm (law firm experience is a plus)

 You must be able to show evidence of your prior success with:

  • Managing a team of at least 30 and a budget of $6 million (this is crucial)
  • Making effective hiring and termination decisions in California
  • Comfortability in a start-up environment
  • Advising and decision making in a senior management role
  • Designing and executing business plans, understanding P&L statements and budgets, using leadership & management best practices, assuring quality of workflow systems, managing projects, leading and developing human resources, and managing risk

Compensation
$90,000 - $110,000
About Seabrook Law Offices

●    We do good work and take great satisfaction in helping people in a toxic marriage get out and get a new chance at life. Nothing makes us happier than the expression of relief or gratitude on our client’s face at the end of a job well done. We want to be profitable, too. We want to have a good life and we want to pursue our hopes and dreams and help you pursue yours.

●    Hybrid scheduling for this role…fully-remote possible based upon prior experience

●    Total comp (401K, medical, performance-based bonusing)

●    Opportunity to harness the energy of a fast-growing practice and take it to the next level.

●    Chance to serve as an executive decision-maker

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