Job ID: 4957
Updated: Mar 11, 2019
Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Category: Human Resources
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
As a member of the Firmwide Legal Recruiting & Development Department (“LRD”), the Legal Education & Development Manager for the Los Angeles/Century City location will provide strategic direction and implementation for all attorney education and performance management at the local office level, while executing Firmwide initiatives and strategy. The position is highly visible within the organization and responsible for primary oversight and administration of attorney training programs including practice area-specific trainings and administration of CLE and attorney admissions status. This role is also charged with management of the annual Associate performance review process. The position will work in collaboration with other LRD functions as well as other Firm Administrative departments to help develop and implement these initiatives on a local basis.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Legal Education & Development
Management & Administrative Responsibilities
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight to ten (8-10) years of management experience in a law firm or professional service industry, preferably with strategic education and professional development experience. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, supervisory, and communication skills, project management and change management experience, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The ability to work effectively with all levels of management, and across all Kirkland departments and offices, is required.
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