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Practising Law Institute Administrative Coordinator in New York, New York

Administrative Coordinator

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Continuing Legal Education

US-NY-New York


Join PLI and represent the legal community's premier provider of continuing education and research services as an Administrative Coordinator in our New York office. Work in a collaborative environment that prides itself on a genuine commitment to a work-life balance (3+ weeks of vacation days!). Grow your career and apply your strong attention to detail by helping us to process and maintain the integrity of accreditation data.

For more than 80 years, PLI has served the legal community with innovative products and quality programming, building a sterling reputation spanning the country.

Your reponsibitlites as Administrative Coordinator:
Enter high volume of program approval information into system database and ensuring the accuracy of the data, which involves preparing reports, locating state approvals, and reviewing and resolving any discrepancies in information.
Submit attendance data to continuing education (CE) regulators. These reports must be completed in a timely manner with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
Assist in the accreditation of PLI continuing education programs, which primarily involves preparing various application forms which are then submitted for accreditation approval. These forms must be completed with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
Ensure the accurate and timely entry of required accreditation data for various jurisdictions into PLI's internal business systems ensuring the efficient issuance to PLI program participants of certificates showing course completion. Keep thorough records and files of all relevant approval notices.
Learn and maintain in-depth knowledge of accreditation rules and requirements for all U.S. states, as well as knowledge of rules associated with other CE types for professionals outside the legal community.
Handle internal and external customer inquiries. Work with other department staff on customer credit inquiries, accreditation, reporting, and compliance issues.
Assist in research-intensive projects related to accreditation and compliance. Regularly update the internal references and FAQs with new and changing state rules.
Other duties, as assigned.
Qualified candidates will have:
BA degree is preferred, however requisite experience will be considered.
Attention to detail and an ability to consistently complete work with accuracy is essential to success in this position.
Superior interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment are required.
A high degree of professionalism and diplomacy in all interactions.
Minimum of 1 to 2 years professional experiencewhich involved similar expectations for attention to detail and accuracy is required.
Experience working in a Continuing Education or professional development environment is a plus.
Excellent computer skills (database management, Outlook, Word, and Excel). Advanced proficiency in MS Excel is required for assembling and analyzing reports.Aptitude to learn how to interpret data and understand what to do with the information it presents is desired.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written required. Candidate must possess tact and a high EQ.
Must have experience conducting research.
Ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment.
Your benefits at PLI

PLI offers a generous benefits package and is committed to creating an interesting, collegial, and supportive work environment:

Medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families
Generous employer contribution to employee retirement savings account
Ample paid time off and holidays, summer Fridays
Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning web-based training along with other career development opportunities
Work-life balance initiatives

About PLI

Practising Law Institute ("PLI") is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise, as well as preparing them to fulfill their pro bono responsibilities.

Chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, PLI was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. The organization provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books and Journals also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI's mission is a commitment to the pro bono community and with over 98,000 attendees at our pro bono programs this past year.

Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.

Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer.More information about PLI may be found on our website

EEO Statement

PLI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any candidate based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law.