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.