Overview

Professional Development Coordinator

New York, NY

The Coordinator will report to the firm’s Director of Professional Development and Professional Development Senior Manager for the litigation & restructuring departments. The Coordinator will play a key role in ensuring that the firm’s training programs, projects, and initiatives are conducted in a professional manner and that the services delivered are of the highest quality.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Director of Professional Development and the Senior Professional Development Manager, the Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate logistics for firm-wide training programs, with a focus on the litigation and restructuring departments, including creating invitations, reminders, Zoom links, room reservations, catering orders, copy requests, etc. Attend and monitor live training programs.
  • Assist in managing the Professional Development & Training Department’s training calendars and schedules in real time, working closely with other Firm departments.
  • Create and update department files in real time, including attendance tracking charts and program lists.
  • Draft continuing legal education (“CLE”) compliance documents, including sign-in sheets, affirmation forms, timed agendas, evaluation forms, etc. Input CLE credit information into the firm’s CLE tracking software. Collaborate with the firm’s CLE Administrator on updates, as necessary.
  • Serve as the Department liaison to the Pro Bono and Inclusion teams to support their CLE needs.
  • Maintain internal training library of recordings.
  • Help to brainstorm and implement improved processes for remote programming, tracking institutional knowledge around past training programs, feedback collection, etc.
  • Assist in responding to attorney questions about training and development resources.
  • Collaborate with the firm’s technology and audio/visual departments and assist in new tech adoption initiatives in support of other duties.
  • Handle department administrative tasks, including “one-off” projects, as needed.
  • Serve as general back-up support to other Coordinators, Managers, Directors and Chief for all programs and events.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1-2+ years of administrative experience in a professional services firm. Experience in training and development, legal personnel, recruitment, inclusion, or other talent management roles a plus.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral, including exceptional attention to detail, precision, and follow-up.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with attorneys and Operations Team members throughout the firm.
  • Highly motivated self-starter, strong work ethic, enthusiastic “can-do” attitude and eagerness to take ownership of job responsibilities and help the larger team, as necessary.
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, client-focused environment.
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Zoom essential.
  • Familiarity with (or interest in learning) New York State and other jurisdictions’ CLE rules a plus.

Salary: Highly competitive above market compensation
Date Active: 12.20.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt