The Bronx Defenders (BxD) – an innovative, progressive, holistic indigent defense office in the South Bronx – seeks an organized, creative and committed Recruiting and Hiring Coordinator to provide administrative and programming support to the Recruiting and Hiring Manager.
BxD is a public defender non-profit that is radically transforming how low-income people in the Bronx are represented in the justice system, and, in doing so, is transforming the system itself. BxD seeks thoughtful, creative, energetic individuals with a strong commitment to social justice to join our dynamic and diverse staff. Our staff of over 300 includes interdisciplinary teams made up of criminal, civil, immigration, and family defense attorneys, as well as social workers, benefits specialists, legal advocates, parent advocates, investigators, and team administrators, all of whom collaborate to provide holistic legal and social service advocacy. Through this integrated team-based structure, we have pioneered a groundbreaking, nationally-recognized model of representation called holistic defense that achieves better outcomes for our clients
BxD receives thousands of competitive applications every year for internships and full-time employment opportunities. We are committed to attracting a strong and diverse pool of applicants dedicated to serving the Bronx community. To that end, we are committed to conducting a thorough, thoughtful and fair vetting and onboarding process. We work to ensure that our new hires transition into our office as seamlessly as possible, and benefit from our robust training, support and programming. The Recruiting and Hiring Coordinator plays an integral role in this process by providing administrative and programmatic support to the Recruiting and Hiring Manager.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Applicants must possess either:
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.
To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE and upload both a cover letter and resume as a single document when prompted. Applications missing any components or not submitted in the requested manner will not be considered.
The application deadline is Friday, September 7th, 2018, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis and decisions will be made as soon as appropriate candidates are identified. Please contact Shannon Cumberbatch, Director of Hiring, Diversity & Community Engagement, via email at email@example.com with any questions regarding the position.
The Bronx Defenders is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, orientations, experiences, and communities to apply.