Learning & Development Coordinator


  • Participate in defining the overall training agenda for associates and coordinate training to meet identified development needs.
  • Coordinate and help implement all training programs, which includes: communicating with attorney presenters & outside consultants, coordinating conference rooms, catering and videoconferencing etc. and on-site, day-of ownership for the execution of logistics related to all training programs.
  • Assist with training programs and evaluate effectiveness of programs, maintain the training program calendar.
  • Coordinate program evaluations; compile and analyze feedback and recommend improvements as needed.
  • Oversee CLE credit tracking for attorneys and advise about their compliance, research CLE opportunities and maintain CLE database.
  • Support PD Team with implementing coaching and mentoring programs as well as collaborating about other initiatives and programs the firm could implement related to associate life.
  • Collaborate with members of the PD team to plan and execute all new associate orientations and other multi-day development programs throughout the year.
  • Plan, develop and implement social events held in connection with new associate orientation and other associate retention programs.
  • Support the execution of the office’s summer associate training program including logistical planning, other duties associated with the summer program as assigned by the recruiting or training team members.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and best practices and advise on potential new programming or training.
  • Participate in additional ad hoc projects as needed relating to the firm’s training, recruiting, and development initiatives.

Key Skills & Traits Needed:

  • Minimum 1-2 years PD experience, ideally in the law firm environment.
  • BA/BS from an accredited college or university.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT) and experience in database programs (VI Desktop, etc.).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work effectively as a member team.
  • Energetic and collegial; ability to build strong relationships throughout the firm including with summer associates, senior leadership, peers and other internal constituencies.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Thinks and plans logically, making sure ideas and issues are thoroughly evaluated.
  • Proactive in learning.
  • Excited about getting in on the ground floor of building a department at a new law firm.

How to Apply

Applications for the Learning & Development Coordinator position should include a cover letter (300 word maximum) and resume sent to staffrecruiting@selendygay.com.