DLA Piper Office Administrator in Austin, Texas

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Office Administrator we want to hear from you!

This position will support the Austin office. Relocation offered in accordance with the Firm's relocation policy.

The Operations & Facilities department is a service-oriented team that aims to ensure attorneys and other departments have the physical resources to meet our client’s expectations. There are ample opportunities to be involved in change management, training and development, and to be part of a national team.

The Office Administration Department is a collaborative and service-oriented team that aims to ensure attorneys and other departments have the resources to meet our clients' expectations. There are many opportunities to be involved in change management, cost and budget management, training and development, and to be part of a national team.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field

  • 8 years’ experience managing an office in a professional services or law firm environment

  • Experience with facilities management to include design, construction, contract negotiations and project management

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles to include budget management

Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong communication, problem solving, leadership and diplomacy skills

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to make sound business decisions

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

What will your day look like?

You will be responsible for the management of the daily operations and business functions, including the secretary services department, for the Austin office, ensuring that it is operating efficiently. You will work closely with senior and operations management regarding administrative, operational and facilities issues in the office.

You will develop effective working relationships with attorneys, staff, vendors, etc., and provide regular direction and leadership on projects and assignments.

In partnership with administrative departments and team members, you will manage the integration process of lateral groups and provide leadership in securing the resources necessary for a successful integration.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website at https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/aboutus/

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability.

Agency applications will not be considered.