The Talent Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Manager of Career Counseling in the New York office. The Manager of Career Counseling provides career development and advancement counseling to all attorneys, maintains relationships with Firm alumni and clients, and develops career development resources.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing individual career development and advancement counseling, coaching and planning to all Firm attorneys. Assisting attorneys with Firm integration, navigation of Firm procedures and resources, and short- and long-term career planning.
Assisting all attorneys with individual career development and advancement plans, including the path to promotion, development of personal career goals, and support for transitions.
Providing assistance with career advancement opportunities internally and outside the Firm, as requested by attorneys.
Tracking and evaluating career counseling program and develop measurements of success.
Establishing, tracking and maintaining relationships with Firm alumni, including overseeing the creation of an alumni database and other alumni initiatives.
Developing relationships with Firm partners and counsel to facilitate career development, secondments and placement initiatives with clients and Firm contacts.
Monitoring associate trends and share with Talent Department to enhance associate life as well as professional development initiatives.
Writing, editing and compiling resources and newsletters to assist with career development and counseling, including a regular career counseling program update for Firm committees.
Maintaining the career development resources page on the Firm’s intranet.
Managing annual career development meetings process.
J.D. or other advanced degree related to career coaching or counseling required.
Counseling experience required; experience counseling lawyers or law students on career development and advancement opportunities preferred.
Management experience preferred.
Strong proficiency in database programs, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Excellent interpersonal skills required.
Strong organizational, writing and communication skills required.
Database management skills helpful.
Understanding of the legal profession preferred.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Ability to interact smoothly with high-level professionals necessary; public speaking skills preferred.
Familiarity with career opportunities for lawyers within legal and non-legal environments, including federal and state governments, in-house corporate legal departments, non-profit/public interest organizations and large and small law firms, strongly preferred.
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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer is a 1,000+ lawyer firm with sophisticated litigation and transactional capabilities, renowned regulatory experience and market-leading multidisciplinary practices in the life sciences and financial services industries. Client-driven and industry focused, our lawyers practice across more than 30 practice areas, including bankruptcy, corporate finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and tax, to help clients with complex needs stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities and address issues that impact the very value of their businesses. Our global reach, experience and deep knowledge allow us to work across geographic, cultural, technological and ideological borders, to offer clients forward-looking, results-oriented solutions that resolve their US, international and cross-border legal needs.