Overview

New York, NY

The Coordinator/Sr. Coordinator will report to the firm’s Director of Professional Development and Professional Development Senior Manager for the litigation & restructuring departments. The Coordinator/Sr. 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/Sr. Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate logistics for firm-wide training programs, with a focus on the litigation and restructuring departments, including creating an updating 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 multimedia 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.
  • Proficiency in Outlook (email and calendaring), Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Zoom essential. Experience with iManage/Desk Site preferred.
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, and the ability to thrive in an extremely fast-paced, deadline-driven, client-focused environment. Highly organized; able to keep track of, and prioritize, many time-sensitive tasks and change gears as priorities shift.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with (or interest in learning) New York State and other jurisdictions’ CLE rules a plus.

Salary: $65,000.00-$78,000.00, dependent on experience
Date Active: 4.1.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt