The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Professional Development Coordinator in the DC office. The Coordinator handles a variety of responsibilities related to the coordination of in-house training, mentoring and career development programs; and firmwide retreats. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Collecting, organizing, and maintaining CLE application and course materials for in-house training programs. • Coordinating in-house training programs. • Developing internal marketing emails for the professional development department. • Updating firm-wide training calendar to include all in-house training programs. • Updating the PLI roster and providing support to A&P attorneys as needed. • Coordinating logistics and CLE submissions for PLI groupcasts. • Providing logistical support for Firmwide retreats such as the New Associate Retreat, Summer Associate Training Forum, Trial School, Deposition Skills Training, Mid-Level Leadership Forum, Senior Associate Leadership Training and Deal School. • Assisting with the administrative aspects of New Associate integration including the planning and implementation of NACHO committee initiatives and coordinating A&P Academy trainings. • Coordinating the collection and analysis of feedback from in-house training programs and recommend improvements based on feedback. • Assisting with and providing logistical support for the career development process. Serving as a liaison to Professional Development Leaders and other partners and counsel to help manage their meetings.
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and/or prior experience with legal professional development and CLE accreditation rules and requirements. • A minimum of 40 wpm typing. • Strong proficiency using databases, online search functions, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Experience with CE Manager a plus. • Excellent administrative and organizational skills. • Attention to detail is paramount. • Excellent communication skills both oral and written. • Ability to manage a high volume of work and reprioritize tasks and responsibilities when needed. • Ability to handle a number of responsibilities simultaneously. • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary. • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
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