Ballard Spahr LLP, a national law firm with more than 1,200 lawyers and staff in 15 offices around the country, is seeking an experienced professional to manage the operations of the Philadelphia office. The Director of Office Administration reports to the Chief of Real Estate and Office Operations. They must be a creative thinker, problem solver, and agent for positive change. The Director of Office Administration will manage the support staff, office services, and facilities, and will develop and implement key firm and office initiatives. The chosen candidate will collaborate with a management team that includes the Directors of Office Administration of the firm’s other offices and the chiefs of other administrative areas. The Director of Administration interacts with lawyers and other professionals on a daily basis.
Qualified candidates will have strong leadership, organizational, client service, and oral and written communication skills. Candidates should have experience with facilities management, including management of construction projects, budget planning and control, project management, and personnel management and development. A bachelor’s degree and prior experience in a law firm or other professional services environment is required. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Ballard Spahr offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous paid time off program. For immediate consideration, please visit http://www.ballardspahr.com/Careers.aspx and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.
Additional Salary Information: The benefits package includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; generous paid time off program; health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program.
Internal Number: 173553
About Ballard Spahr LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP, a law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. For more information, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.