HR Assistant - Temporary
Marshall Gerstein
 Chicago, IL

Requisition Number: HRASS01047


The HR Assistant is an important member of the HR team, as this position provides administrative support to the entire department. In addition to responding to general HR inquiries, this position will also provide assistance in the recruiting and onboarding processes for both staff and attorneys, as well as HRIS employee data maintenance and event coordination for the department and firm committees.


  • Minimum 1 year administrative experience; preferably in a law firm.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, superior attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to facilitate clear and concise communication with others in a positive manner
  • Ability to work with others effectively in a team that encourages diversity of thought and innovation
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, exhibit sound judgment, maintain confidentiality and use discretion
  • Ability to exhibit problem-solving skills and demonstrate initiative and accountability
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic fast paced environment with fluidity amidst multiple projects, shifting priorities and competing deadlines
  • Ability to adapt and accept changes in job responsibilities based on the strategic goals of the firm
  • Flexibility to adjust hours as necessary in order to satisfy the essential functions of the position

REPORTS TO: Sr. Legal Recruiting & Professional Development Coordinator

Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We adhere to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.