As a member of the Talent Management Department, the Professional Development Coordinator provides support to the Professional Development team in the development, retention, and engagement of Firm attorneys.
Ensure that attorney review processes run smoothly and efficiently, recommend new approaches and best practices that will result in improvements.
Maintain all review process calendars and ensure that each process runs on time.
Manage viDesktop processes and create reports.
Assist with planning and executing attorney retreats and morale building events.
Provide support for attorney development programs, including mentoring and other training. Responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of programs and suggesting new content.
Assist with associate onboarding and integration.
Provide support for 1st Year Associate orientation program.
Assist with annual budget preparation and tracking.
Provide support to Chief Talent Officer, Director of Professional Development, and Attorney Development Manager in handling legal personnel and employee relations issues.
Responsible for tracking and managing attorney leave of absences.
Facilitating the departure process, maintains exit interview data, identifying trends and recommending actions to address concerns.
Provide written correspondence to attorneys regarding any changes to their employment status and ensuring the HRIS system is updated accordingly.
Assist with employment law research and policy implementation.
Various short-term and long-term projects, as assigned
Assists with other related administrative duties, as assigned.
Minimum of three years of experience working in a fast paced human resources department with an emphasis on employee relations.
Law firm experience preferred.
Knowledge of HRIS and performance management software.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal relations skills; strong internal client focus.
Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform and the employee may be required to perform additional duties. Additionally, management reserves the right to review and revise the job description at any time. Employment with the firm is at-will. Employees must be able to satisfactorily perform all of the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. If an accommodation request would cause an undue hardship or a safety concern, the individual may not be eligible for the position.
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