Professional Development Coordinator/Sr. Coordinator (Attorney Development)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
October 12, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Attorney Professional Development, CLE Management, Professional Legal Management
The Professional Development Coordinator/Sr. Coordinator will assist the Director, Attorney Development & Training with CLE administration, special projects and other professional development programs.
Serve as a primary CLE contact for the firm, including notifying attorneys of upcoming deadlines, communicating rule changes, and assisting with extension/modification requests and other CLE items as needed.
Keep apprised of attorney CLE requirements and work with the Director, Specialist, Assistant, training faculty and global PD contacts to ensure that programs comply with applicable CLE requirements.
Maintain CLE tracking database, including data input and distributing CLE certificates.
Coordinate weekly internal and external training programs.
Core member of New Associate Orientation implementation team.
Maintain the firm’s training website, including posting programs, relevant announcements, updates, etc.
Work with the Director, Professional Development Committee and Talent Management team to assess and implement the firm’s training and mentoring programs, and support additional initiatives and programs that promote attorney engagement and development.
Assist with special projects and collaborate with other firm departments as needed.
Any other responsibilities or special projects as assigned by management.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
3+ years’ experience supporting and assisting with professional development programs for lawyers, preferred.
2 years of solid CLE experience. (3+ years to be considered for Senior Coordinator).
Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Strong Excel skills, preferred.
Event planning experience a plus.
A demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects with attention to detail.
A demonstrated ability and strong desire to work as part of a team in a demanding, client-centered legal services environment.
Bachelors’ degree or equivalent work and educational experience.
About Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Founded in 1931, Weil has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. Widely recognized by those covering the legal profession as best in class, Weil’s lawyers regularly advise clients globally on their most complex Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring, and Tax and Benefits matters. Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business.