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Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP Professional Development Coordinator in New York, New York

The Professional Development Coordinator is a key member of the PD team. The position supports Milbank’s cutting-edge associate development initiatives, notably Advocacy@Milbank and Restructuring@Milbank, and other learning initiatives for lawyers.

Reporting to and working closely with the Manager of Professional Development, the primary responsibilities include:

  • Supporting all aspects of the planning and execution of the firm’s Litigation and Financial Restructuring curricula, Advocacy@Milbank and Restructuring@Milbank (associate training), new associate orientation programming, and the firm’s continuing legal education (CLE) annual accredited provider re-certification.

  • In collaboration with Manager of Professional Development, working directly with external consultants to schedule training workshops and coaching opportunities.

  • Accrediting NY and CA CLE courses, maintains CLE course files, and updates and maintains the firm’s MCLE tracking system, viLMS.

  • Coordinating all aspects of Advocacy@Milbank and Restructuring@Milbank training programs, including drafting invitations, attendance tracking, CLE accreditation, distributing materials, booking conference rooms, and arranging technical needs and catering.

  • Processing CLE credit for internal and client programs in our CLE tracking system.

  • Drafting and distributing Professional Development Monthly Update (department newsletter).

  • Providing administrative support for all aspects of annual first year associate orientation programming and events.

  • Planning logistics of training workshops, including hotel accommodation and social events, which involves liaising with internal departments and outside vendors.

  • Attending meetings such as associate focus groups, compiling and analyzing feedback, and recommending improvements as needed.

  • Maintaining accuracy and organization of online program files.

  • Managing learning subscriptions for e-learning platforms (PLI, West LegalEd).

  • As schedule permits, assisting with other major firm training programs i.e. planning summer associate training, Milbank@Harvard or Deals@Milbank programs.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Experience with continuing professional education in a professional services context.

  • Strongly preferred: 2-4 years’ experience working in a professional services environment.

  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Knowledge of CE Manager CLE or viDesktop tracking system a major plus.

  • NY and CA CLE experience strongly preferred.

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with attorneys and vendors.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to take initiative and juggle multiple priorities.

  • Positive, flexible attitude, and team player.

  • Flexible and available for overtime as needed.

ID: 2021-1234

External Company Name: Milbank LLP

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Street: 55 Hudson Yards