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Professional Development Specialist/Coordinator

Brown Rudnick LLP
Boston, MA
United States

Job Title: Professional Development Specialist/Coordinator
Department: Professional Development
Office: Boston, New York, or Washington, DC
Reports to: Director of Professional Development & Training
Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:
The Professional Development Specialist/Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the attorney
evaluation process, tracking of bar admissions and CLE requirements, and the implementation of the
firm-wide training program. This position will work closely with the Associate Development and Training
Managers and the Director of Professional Development.

Key Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with the Associate Development & Training Managers and Director of Professional
Development to implement and administer the attorney evaluation processes including annual,
mid-year, and trainee reviews, including administering each process in viEval.
• Administer and track attorney bar admission, bar license dues, and bar association memberships,
including invoice processing and updating related firm rosters and HR database.
• Maintain New York and California CLE accreditation status and administer CLE credits, including
form creation and circulation, tracking, and certification.
• Support attorney training programs, including calendar management, preparation of program
materials, input and manage courses in CE Manager, room reservations, coordination for videoconference programs and catering.
• Support firm committees and initiatives, including diversity and inclusion.
• Collaborate with other administrative departments on PD programs and initiatives.
• Provide other administrative support to PD team as required.

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• 1-3 years of prior law firm or professional services experience preferred.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Strong analytical skills, ability to draw conclusions from data, assess implications and make
• Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
• Strong interpersonal skills, commitment to customer service, a positive attitude and an ability to
work well with all levels of firm personnel.
• Demonstrates ability to maintain strict confidentiality of firm's internal personnel affairs and
• Proactive and results-oriented with strong problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, be flexible and work across and prioritize
multiple assignments under tight deadlines.
• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft office applications.
• Comfort with learning new technology and working in databases.

Brown Rudnick is an equal opportunity employer