2 days old
2018-04-162018-05-16

Professional Development Specialist

Chicago, Illinois 60601
  • Job Type
    Other
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Responsible, professional, detail-oriented, and experienced Professional Development (“PD”) Specialist to work with Manager of Professional Development and Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) Assistant to help facilitate Vedder Price University (“VPU”) educational attorney/paralegal training programs and to ensure the delivery of high-quality continuing legal education programming.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:         

 

Responsible, professional, detail-oriented, and experienced Professional Development (“PD”) Specialist to work with Manager of Professional Development and Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”)

 

Assistant to help facilitate Vedder Price University (“VPU”) educational attorney/paralegal training programs and to ensure the delivery of high-quality continuing legal education programming.

 

Work with and oversee the CLE Assistant to ensure that attorneys’ CLE credits/requirements and license information are updated and maintained utilizing CE Manager database.

 

Stay abreast of CLE rules, regulations and compliance requirements and maintain responsibility for overseeing attorney CLE deadlines in states/regions in which Vedder Price has offices, including developing a working knowledge of CLE publication and teaching credit requirements in CA, IL, NJ, NY, VA and England/Wales

 

Work with team to execute all training programs and events, including oversight of CLE Assistant’s logistic and calendaring coordination to ensure success of training programs

 

Assist Manager of Professional Development in updating PD/Training/CLE Annual Calendar and other training and CLE documents.



Requirements

Previous legal industry experience and familiarity with CLE and CE Manager required

Must have excellent oral/written communication and listening skills and have the ability to communicate across all levels inside and outside the firm; excellent customer service and diplomacy skills required

Strong research skills and understanding of various states’ CLE rules and practices

Keen attention to detail/strict deadlines and ability to follow directions

Strong time management and organizational skills, with ability to effectively and efficiently manage and prioritize multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment

Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience

Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Vedder Price is a business-focused law firm with a global reach and a proud tradition of maintaining long-term client relationships. With approximately 300 attorneys and growing, Vedder Price serves clients of all sizes and in virtually all industries from offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Singapore.

 

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