Job ID: 5310
Updated: Feb 13, 2020
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Category: Legal Secretary/Practice Asst
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
The Practice Services Coordinator performs the following duties relating to the Practice Services Department under the direction of the Associate Director of Practice Support Services.
Qualifications & Requirements
The Practice Services Coordinator will work with the Associate Director to oversee the administrative functions of the Practice Services Department. The position requires excellent communication and organizational skills; the ability to adapt to change; the ability to provide excellent customer service in a professional, respectful and positive manner; the ability to maintain strict confidentiality; to act in a fair and equitable manner; and to interact effectively with individuals on all levels of the firm’s business. The position also requires a strong attention to detail; the ability to work efficiently, the judgment to prioritize assignments, as needed; and the ability to take initiative, to work independently, and to make sound business decisions.
The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience as a coordinator, or the equivalent, in a mid-to-large law firm or a corporation, and possess first-hand knowledge of legal administrative services and processes.
Technical Skills: A strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel, is essential. Knowledge of PeopleSoft, iManage, is preferred.
Education: A college degree is required, but an equivalent work experience will be considered.
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