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As the Human Resources Manager, you will be integral in making sure that our teams run smoothly. You are a natural relationship builder, excellent communicator, and have the tenacity to tackle any challenge with ease. From payroll to policies, recruiting, interviewing and selection, onboarding and offboarding, performance management, compensation, benefits, and everything in between, you will manage every phase of an employee’s life cycle. Reporting to the Managing Principal, you will be working with a group of creative and fearless leaders who genuinely care about the well-being of their teams.

What You Will Do:

  • Manage all aspects of human resources including onboarding, offboarding, employee relations, payroll, benefits, and employee performance matters for 59 employees (and growing), across four locations in North and South Carolina
  • Manage the talent acquisition process, including recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified candidates; collaborate with managers to understand skills and competencies required for open positions
  • Analyze and track trends in compensation and benefits; research and propose competitive base pay and incentive programs to ensure the firm attracts and retains top talent
  • Develop a dynamic strategy to keep employees motivated and engaged
  • Develop and maintain training materials and performance management programs to help ensure employees understand their job responsibilities and expectations
  • Counsel and support managers throughout all phases of the employee life cycle: recruitment, selection, onboarding, development and retention, and separation. Make employment recommendations, as needed; oversees disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations, and recommends best practices; review policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Identify and drive process improvement efforts, leveraging systems and tools to automate and eliminate manual work where possible
  • Serve as the primary liaison for all external vendors including, but not limited to: IT managed services company, payroll system, office supply companies, building maintenance, cleaning services, office equipment suppliers, etc.
  • Manage and maintain day-to-day operations of main office facilities; monitors the safety and cleanliness of interior and exterior areas; ensures routine maintenance and repairs are completed, as needed; schedules routine inspections and emergency repairs with outside vendors; ensures proper security measures for the workplace, including collaborating with security system vendor; prepares facilities for changing weather conditions

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, equivalent work experience in a related field, or a combination of related education and work experience desired
  • 4+ years of experience in Human Resources, ideally in a legal setting
  • Human Resource certification required (i.e., SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR)
  • Working knowledge of state and federal employment laws and procedures
  • Proven experience with benefits programs and administration
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment
  • Strong computer skills: Must be adept in Microsoft Office 365 applications, particularly Excel, Word, and Outlook

Qualities We Value:

  • Leadership: Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.
  • Customer Service Focus: Works with customers (i.e., employees and other internal audiences) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; is committed to providing quality service. Anticipates and meets the needs of internal customers. Is committed to continuous improvement
  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, persons who are differently-abled, and other individual differences
  • Teamwork: Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, and trust; fosters commitment and team spirit; works with others to achieve goals
  • Planning and Organizing: Establishes action plans for self to accomplish specific goals. Identifies need, arranges for, and obtains resources needed to accomplish own goals and objectives. Develops and uses tracking systems for monitoring own work progress. Effectively uses resources such as time and information. Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail
  • Communication: Clearly and concisely presents and expresses ideas and information appropriate to the audience, orally and in writing. Listens actively to what others are saying to achieve understanding. Shares information with others and facilitates the open exchange of ideas and information; is open, honest, and straightforward with others
  • Problem Solving: Identifies existing and potential problems or issues. Obtains relevant information about the problem or issue, including recognizing whether more information is needed. Objectively evaluates relevant information about the problem or issue. Identifies the specific cause of the problem or issue. Develops recommendations and evaluates alternative course of action, selects courses of action, and follows up
  • Workforce Planning: Knowledge of HR concepts, principles, and practices related to determining workload projections and current and future competency gaps to align human capital with organizational goals.

The Sodoma Way:

  • Commitment to Client, Community, and Each Other
  • Creative, Fearless Problem Solving
  • Dedicated to Integrity and Honesty
  • Smart, Tenacious, and Prepared in Our Advocacy
  • Success is Our Passion
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