The CLE Coordinator will be a key member of the Firm’s Talent Development team, supporting the department in successfully executing it’s overall strategy. This position is responsible for supporting the administration of the Firm’s accredited provider status for all CLE programs as well as supporting national initiatives. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Administration of the Firm’s CLE function: prepare and submit CLE applications by course to multiple jurisdictions; track and verify course attendance for CLE, prepare and distribute CLE certificates of attendance; manage and oversee the attorney CLE tracking database, ViCLE.
Coordinate logistical details necessary for Firm wide training programs including CLE,Talent Development initiatives and department specific substantive trainings.This includes but is not limited to: assisting with project plans, creating programs in the Firm LMS, reserving conference rooms, setting up required technology, coordination of training materials and training props, ordering food, tracking registration and collecting program evaluations.
Assist with creation of on-demand content.
Collaborate with team to analyze and identify new training and concepts aligned with the Firm’s learning strategies based on historical success.
Work with partners on administering client-facing CLE programs led by Seyfarth attorneys.
Track and analyze training programs; coordinate and summarize program evaluations, providing recommendations for improvement as needed.
Assist in developing, communicating and organizing training manuals and materials.
Act as a steward of the firm’s culture and values to promote and build a culture of collaboration, teamwork and high performance.
Assist other national functions and initiatives as needed.
A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent job experience. 3-5 years prior experience in a human resources, talent/professional development or learning environment preferred. Experience working in a law firm is required.
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.This role will interface with management, associates and partners in all offices.
Ability to establish positive relationships and keep a wide number of people “in the loop” and informed of project and program status is critical.
Entrepreneurial attitude, and ability to work well independently and with limited supervision.
Strong planning, organization and follow through skills.Must be able to organize and follow up on details necessary for a program/event/workshop.Good overall project management skills are critical.
Attention to detail.Must have good proofreading skills and concern for quality to ensure that the work product is correct and of high quality.
Knowledge of CLE accreditation requirements.
Prior experience with learning management systems (ViDesktop strongly preferred) and proficiency in power point and excel required.
About Seyfarth Shaw
At Seyfarth Shaw LLP, we are leading the way to deliver legal services more effectively, more efficiently, more transparently. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits. Recently, BTI Consulting Group recognized Seyfarth as one of the nation’s best law firms for client service in its 2014 BTI Client Service A-Team Report, which ranks firms based only on client feedback that serve the Fortune 1000. Corporate counsel said Seyfarth “excels” in “Unprompted Communication” and “Anticipating the Needs of Clients” - key tenets of our SeyfarthLean client service model - where the firm ranked “Best of the Best.” Seyfarth also earned a spot on the Financial Times FT US Innovative Lawyers 2013 index. The recognition reflects the ongoing efforts of the firm to lead the way in integrating legal excellence with innovative client solutions that drive value.*Our London office operates as Seyfarth Shaw (UK) LLP, an affiliate of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Our Australian practice operates as Sey...farth Shaw Australia, an Australian multidisciplinary partnership affiliated with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. For more information please visit www.seyfarth.com.