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Administrative Opportunities

Our firm employs more that 165 individuals in a variety of areas including accounting, computer information services, human resources, library science, marketing, office services, as well as paralegals and legal practice assistants. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

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BILLING SPECIALIST - HARTFORD

We have an opening for an experienced Billing Specialist resident in our Hartford Office. The successful candidate will monitor and track unbilled inventory for selected billing attorneys and process selected monthly client billing (paper as well as electronic).

An Associates’ Degree or equivalent, as well as 5 to 10 years of experience with billing, electronic billing, accounting and administration are required. Excellent computer skills with a focus of time and billing software strongly recommended. The successful candidate will have proficient knowledge of MS Excel, Outlook and Word. The ability to work independently and perform well under pressure, multi-task daily, and meet all deadlines is required. Qualified candidates must have excellent communication and organization skills and demonstrate accuracy on work performed.

INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGER - CT, DC, NY OFFICES OR REMOTE IN U.S.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Information Security Manager resident in our Connecticut, Washington D.C., New York offices or working remotely in the United States.

The Information Security Manager will work with executives from all departments and directly with the Director of Enterprise Operations & Information Security, CIO, other members of the IT department, and firm personnel. Successful candidates must be an expert in the current best practices and tools for protecting client, company, employee, and end-user data, communications & systems. The ability to maintain a cyber-risk and security program, recommending, writing and maintaining company security standards and policies, continuous evaluation and audits supporting corporate, financial, and regulatory processes in computer and communications hardware, OS software and applications are essential. The top candidates will be excellent leaders skilled in audit, analysis, assessment and technical writing.

Qualified candidates will have 10+ years of Information Technology experience with a BS or MS in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related technical field, as well as five+ years of specialization in information security. CISSP, CISM, CRISC or CISA security certification desired.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST - CT, DC, NY OFFICES OR REMOTE IN U.S.

We are seeking a Project Management & Procurement Specialist to work with members of our IT department, firm personnel and attorneys, on leading the firm Project Management Office (PMO), managing project alignment, resource management, conducting project conferences, and coordinating on other project related tasks. The Project Management & Procurement Specialist also serves as the central resource for procurement & purchasing related responsibilities.

The successful candidate will lead and serve as primary head of project standardization, building consistency across project lifecycles. Experience with project management frameworks such as PMI, Agile and ITIL as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail are required.

Qualified candidates will have 7+ years of Information Technology experience, with a focus on project management. BS in Information Technology or related field is desired. Experience working with Microsoft Project, Teamwork.com or Zoho Projects also desired.

RECORDS AND INFORMATION GOVERNANCE SPECIALIST - HARTFORD

We are seeking a Records and Information Governance Specialist, resident in our Hartford office to be responsible for performing the duties connected to the day-to-day operations of the Information Governance Department. Reporting to our Records and Information Governance Manager, the Information Governance Specialist will work with the Manager to assess and prioritize departmental needs in addition to opening, closing and reactivating files for client and firm matters. The candidate will monitor, order and stock supply inventory, assist with the management of files, scan, and perform quality control checks of document scans added to our Document Management System, as well as ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data in the Records Management System. The successful candidate will work collaboratively and effectively with both firm members and outside vendors.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. BS preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to manage multiple projects and effectively prioritize work in a fast-paced environment is desired.

RECORDS AND INFORMATION GOVERNANCE SPECIALIST - STAMFORD

We are seeking a Records and Information Governance Specialist, resident in our Stamford office to be responsible for performing the duties connected to the day-to-day operations of the Records Department. Reporting to our Records and Information Governance Manager, the Information Governance Specialist will work with the Manager to assess and prioritize departmental needs in addition to opening, closing and reactivating files for client and firm matters. The candidate will provide direction to three offices regarding compliance with the firm’s Information Governance Policies and Procedures, including on-site visits to assist with staff training. In addition to conducting periodic inventories of files, the candidate will ensure the accuracy and integrity of data in the Records Management System relating to physical files and electronic files.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. BS preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to manage multiple projects and effectively prioritize work in a fast-paced environment is desired.

OFFICE SERVICES CLERK/COURIER

We have an opening for a full-time Office Services Clerk/Courier resident in our Hartford Office to handle multiple tasks in a full-service department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the timely delivery and pickup of any letter, parcel or package; ordering, stocking and maintaining supply inventory for the office and the kitchens; and assisting with office and conference room set-up and breakdown including moving office equipment and furniture. The Office Services Clerk/Courier will also handle interoffice and U.S. postal mail as well as express mail and other special deliveries. A strong attention to detail, superior customer service skills, and a valid CT Driver’s license in good standing is a must. Ability to lift 30 pounds, push 50 pounds and retrieve/replace objects from shelves up to eight feet high is required. Position hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. with overtime as requested.

DIRECTOR OF LEGAL RECRUITING

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Legal Recruiting position in our Hartford, CT location. The Director of Legal Recruiting is responsible for directing the Firm’s legal recruitment efforts, including creating on-campus recruitment strategies for a variety of Law Schools and implementing the summer associate program, with complete oversight and management of the day-to-day recruiting activities in order to maximize the number of top law students accepting their offers to join the Firm. Additionally, there will be a strong focus on lateral recruitment, helping the Firm to identify qualified laterals to compliment thriving practices. Interface regularly with senior Firm management, lawyers at all levels, and staff from other departments. Continually create, develop and implement effective processes and best practices for all elements of the recruiting life cycle.

A bachelor’s degree is required, and a J.D. is preferred. Qualified candidates must have at least seven years of recruiting experience in a professional services firm. Superior verbal and written communication skills. The ability to handle multiple and rapidly changing priorities. Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Professional demeanor, strong organizational and interpersonal skills. The incumbent must be creative, flexible, innovative and open to new ideas and evolving responsibilities. Must be a self-starter with excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills and follow-through to carry tasks through to completion without prompting. Ability to maintain confidentiality and address sensitive matters with appropriate discretion and diplomacy. Superior judgment and interpersonal skills.

ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - HARTFORD, CT

The Enterprise Systems Administrator is responsible for the maintenance, design and deployment of the enterprise communications systems environment by identifying systems requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring communication systems performance. Additionally, the candidate will assist with the creation of communication systems specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements. The successful candidate will assist with designing, implementing and administering virtualization, server infrastructure and hardware.

Proven experience in a systems administrator or equivalent role is required. Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of network infrastructure as well as experience with Microsoft Exchange, Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity, and video conference solutions implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired. The successful candidate will have the ability to set up and configure communications systems hardware and software. Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies as well as possessing excellent written, verbal and organizational skills is required.

If you have any questions or need any further information, please contact:

Debra A. Amato
Director of Staff Recruiting and Retention
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Email: damato@goodwin.com

No agencies, please.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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