Prof. Dev’t Assistant- New!

Global Law Firm- New York

Ref #979

Want to work for a leading global law firm in New York City? Like to provide administrative/organizational support for continuing education & training programs? Great organizational & computer skills? Attention to detail & accuracy?

Able to work in New York City? Enjoy 1 day of remote work/week, 9:30am-5:30pm. 

Summary:

Professional Development Assistant will work closely with Sr. Manager-Prof Development, East Coast Director- Prof Development, Learning & Development team members firm wide, & Chicago lawyers/ staff to coordinate lawyer training, MCLE accreditation, & professional development initiatives.

Covid Precautions: 

Employees are required to submit proof of full vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption.

Those with an approved exemption must submit negative PCR test weekly & mask at all times unless actively eating or drinking or alone in a closed office.

Background Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Internet Explorer

Preferred: 

  • Experience coordinating lawyer training &/or professional development programs & initiatives
  • Large law firm experience
  • Project management &/or program design experience
  • Knowledge of MCLE rules & procedures
  • Proficiency & aptitude with software applications & design tools for creating & formatting graphs, charts, & other visuals or the willingness & ability to learn

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong: organizational skills, attention to detail, interpersonal communication skills, & analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Good judgment
  • Able to: work harmoniously & effectively with others, preserve confidentiality & exercise discretion, to work under pressure, & able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in coordination & design of lawyer training programs & initiatives.
  • Manage meeting & program logistics: schedule/ secure meeting rooms, coordinate meeting room set-ups & materials, & trouble-shoot.
  • Create & develop visual presentations using desktop-publishing applications.
  • Work independently & within team on ongoing & special nonrecurring projects.
  • Schedule & attend planning meetings & conference calls among team members, participate in team meetings, & communicate continuously.
  • Organize & analyze program evaluations & recommend program adjustments.
  • Coordinate AV & IT program needs, locally & nationally.
  • Assist with tracking NY-admitted lawyers’ MCLE compliance using MCLE database; communicate with NY-admitted lawyers regarding their compliance status.
  • Assist with maintaining & updating all CLE & lawyer training & professional development files & records in NY.
  • Generate & issue CLE certificates of attendance for lawyers attending accredited  programs.
  • Help manage Lawyer Learning & Professional Development intranet site.
  • Use online research tools, produce data reports & analyses as requested, & develop visuals for internal team & firm-wide reports.
  • Contribute articles to Lawyer Learning & Professional Development quarterly newsletter.
  • Proofread all work with attention to detail & accuracy, make all necessary changes, & perform other substantive & administrative duties as needed.

Qualifications: Affirmative Action Employer. 

To perform this job successfully, individual must be able to perform Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily & meet requirements below. Requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Interview process will include thorough interview & evaluation by executive recruiters at LH&A. Upon successful completion, law firm client will conduct: 

  • Three rounds of interviews. 
  • There will be PI survey administered before first round of interviews. 
  • Last round of interviews will be onsite.

To Apply:

Please send your resume, samples of your work & answers to the questions from www.lhazan.com/qa/ to Lynn Hazan, Lynn Hazan & Associates– lynn@lhazan.com. Please refer to “Prof. Dev’t Assistant – NY- Global Law Firm” in the header.