Job ID: 5999
Updated: Sep 17, 2021
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Information Technology
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 Firm Wide Trial Setup Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and scheduling Trial Setup Specialist team resources for local and remote trials and events. This position will require the person to travel at a minimum of 80% of the time. This person is required to be available 24/7 as needed to setup and support trial and event teams. This person needs to be able to work independently or as a team. This person will often be responsible to assist and support the Trial Setup Support team either in person or remotely. They will also be a mentor for others on the team and provide training to new or existing team members. They must be able to resolve technical and logistical issues quickly without always having resources to assist, and often must be able to “think outside of the box”. This person must have experience in using SharePoint for our Litigation Tracking Database. This person may also be asked to assist in other IT tasks or projects as needed or time permits. This position requires a minimum of 6 years of experience in setting up remote trials and events.
The Firm Wide Trial Setup Coordinator must be extremely organized, able to multi-task, delegate assignments, monitor work flow, and operate well under time constraints. Superior written and oral communication skills are required, as are the abilities to cultivate and build relationships with attorneys, paralegals, staff, and vendors. The person will have to process vendor invoices in a timely manner. They will be responsible in entering time worked/billed in our time reporting system (Carpe Diem). This person is responsible for allocating and adjusting the team’s workloads appropriately. This person is also responsible for providing monthly reports of time billed along with monthly metrics showing trial and events worked. This person will also be responsible for maintaining the team’s playbook. This person should stay on top of new technologies and present new ideas and strategy to leadership.
This position requires an advanced working knowledge of networking, both wired and wireless. This person will have experience with enterprise phone systems including working knowledge of setup and support of these systems. Understanding remote access technologies including Citrix and remote print functions. The person must also have strong working knowledge of the advanced functions of the various applications utilized by the Firm’s Essential Job Functions.
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