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Professional Development Coordinator

Dentons US LLP
Chicago, IL
United States

Dentons US LLP is currently recruiting for a Professional Development Coordinator, open to any of our major market office locations. The Professional Development Coordinator will report to the Senior Manager, Professional Development and the Professional Development Director. The Professional Development Coordinator will support our learning and development programs and performance management processes.

• Run conflicts check to vet program dates.
• Distribute program invitations and all program related communications including reminder invitation, final details to registrants, materials and evaluations.
• Reconcile attendance for CLE purposes.
• Update and maintain the firm's Learning Management System (LMS) and MCLE tracking database, Micron CE Manager.
• Provide practice specific learning paths reports.
• Attend and monitor training programs.
• Work with CLE Lead to support CLE-eligible training and projects.
• Assist with coordination of multi-day training programs.
• Coordinate weekly calls and agenda.
• Work with marketing to identify gifts for participants including costs analysis.
• Support the evaluation process administratively.
• Create e-binders and organize materials for the annual year-end associate review process.
• Prepare reports, statistical analyses, and system reviews related to the review process.
• Provide support as needed which can include, but not limited to, logistics, scheduling calls and attending meetings.
• Maintain tracking documents.
• Liaise with HR when needed to obtain diversity information.
• Distributes and drafts PD related newsletters and programming preview emails.
• Coordinate other department duties, projects and assignments as requested.
• Other duties, as needed or assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree a plus.
• At least 2-3 years of experience in a professional services setting (legal industry preferred).
• Must be detail-oriented and a critical thinker.
• Able to work with a team of highly-skilled professionals in situations that require sound judgment, diplomacy, discretion, and confidentiality.
• Ability to maintain a good rapport with various personnel at all levels.
• Ability to organize assignments, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.
• Proactive and able to effectively balance priorities.
• Able to follow direction, work independently, and provide status updates, as appropriate.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong technical skills, including proficiency using Windows, Zoom and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Micron CE Manager and ViDesktop experience, a plus.
• CLE experience a plus.

Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. Dentons US LLP is an Affirmative Action Employer.

Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.