The Coordinator – Professional Development, will provide support to the Legal Education and Training (LET) team and assist in the logistical planning of all aspects of Firm training programs, including summer associate training, new associate orientation, S&C Academy programs, Professional Development department core curriculum, senior level training, practice group lunches, and client training.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Training Programs: Assist LET team in executing all Firm training curricula. Handle outreach for upcoming trainings and communicate with subject matter experts; implement updates to training materials, including to reflect changes in training format or approach, comments and suggestions from program evaluations, and presenter comments; coordinate logistics, including managing invitations and evaluations, copying and distributing training materials and interfacing with relevant internal departments, such as conference services, library, media, etc. across all Firm offices. Assist attorneys with processing of reimbursements related to training programs.
CLE Compliance: Attend programs and assist with procedures for CLE-eligible training programs and practice group lunches, including gaining a working understanding of NY CLE rules, monitoring attendance sheets, preparing teleconference codes, taking timed agendas, and processing paperwork for both internal and external CLE programs. Assist with attorney compliance and registration reminders, testing and publishing of recorded programs, updating of training calendar and other web-based department resources.
Mentoring Programs & Career Development Planning: Assist in preparation of associate Career Development Plans and in the associate advisor assignment process by providing administrative support; monitor frequency of advisor communication to ensure that there is an adequate level of interaction and that program and individual career objectives are being met.
Special Projects: Handle special requests from partners and members of the Legal Recruiting & Professional Development team on an ad-hoc basis. Other duties may be assigned.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.