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Company: Nixon Peabody

Location: San Francisco, CA

Date Posted: May 20, 2014

Source: Nixon Peabody

Professional Development SpecialistDynamic self-starter sought to design, coordinate and facilitate firm-wide professionaldevelopment and training opportunities for attorneys and firm personnel.LocationSan Francisco, CAQualifications? Minimum three years of experience in a law firm environment, preferably intraining and professional development? B.A. degree required? J.D. degree and experience in practice are pluses? Must be a creative thinker with excellent interpersonal and communicationskills? Detail-oriented with a high level of energy, integrity, and enthusiasm? Ability to thrive in a dynamic atmosphere and manage multiple projects withcompeting deadlines? Ability to work independently and as part of team, and to plan and takeinitiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with minimumsupervision? Ability to interact effectively with all levels of firm personnel and outsidevendors? Ability to travel as neededResponsibilities? Design professional development programming to support identified corecompetencies and legal training needs in conjunction with firm attorneys andleadership.? Serve as primary contact with presenters to schedule ...

Professional Development SpecialistDynamic self-starter sought to design, coordinate and facilitate firm-wide professionaldevelopment and training opportunities for attorneys and firm personnel.LocationSan Francisco, CAQualifications? Minimum three years of experience in a law firm environment, preferably intraining and professional development? B.A. degree required? J.D. degree and experience in practice are pluses? Must be a creative thinker with excellent interpersonal and communicationskills? Detail-oriented with a high level of energy, integrity, and enthusiasm? Ability to thrive in a dynamic atmosphere and manage multiple projects withcompeting deadlines? Ability to work independently and as part of team, and to plan and takeinitiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with minimumsupervision? Ability to interact effectively with all levels of firm personnel and outsidevendors? Ability to travel as neededResponsibilities? Design professional development programming to support identified corecompetencies and legal training needs in conjunction with firm attorneys andleadership.? Serve as primary contact with presenters to schedule programs, facilitatepreparation of materials, slides, and other program elements as needed, andenforce deadlines.? Serve as primary contact with attendees/invitees including preparation anddistribution of invitations and reminders.? Serve as a resource for attorneys and others with needs or questionspertaining to professional development.? Provide instruction to appropriate staff regarding catering, conference roomset-up, technical, and supply needs.? Provide day-of program support and/or host web-based training programs.? Make cost
- and resource-effective decisions within budgetary limitations andprocess all related invoices.? Coordinate all logistics for programs with Travel Department as applicable.? Assemble and summarize program evaluations and debrief with presentersand other interested parties.? Create and maintain full physical program files.? Collaborate with Professional Development Team on creation, maintenance,and continuous improvement of internal professional development website,communication vehicles, calendar, e-learning, and other training resources.? Collaborate and participate with HR team on occasional initiatives.? Other tasks as assigned.To apply for this position, please visit www.nixonpeabody.com/careers.asp or go tohttp://selfapply.nixonpeabody.com.Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.selfdashstarterfirmdashwideDetaildashorientedroomsetdashupdaydashofwebdashbasedresourcedasheffectiveedashlearningattendeesslashinviteesandslashorcomslashcareers Professional Development Specialist

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