23 days old

Professional Development Coordinator

Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Steptoe, an Am Law 100 law firm located in the heart of Dupont Circle has an amazing opportunity available on its legal professional development team for a Professional Development Coordinator.  This position provides support to the firm’s legal professional development program for Associates, Counsel and other professionals, and reports to the Manager of Professional Development.


This position is responsible for the following:


  • Coordinate all firmwide processes related to the career development and advancement of Counsel, Associates and other professionals in all firm practice groups, including related activities overseen by the Professional Development Manager.
  • Coordinate all evaluation processes for lawyers and professionals. Assist with matter assignment, evaluator input, tracking, proofreading, printing, compiling, and distributing evaluations.
  • Coordinate Associate advancement, compensation and bonus process.
  • Coordinate associate utilization and availability updating, and weekly reporting of same to firm practice group managing partners.
  • Coordinate associate Individual Development Plans, annual set up of IDP process, tracking, printing, and ongoing updating of IDP information as requested.
  • Coordinate on advancement matters for the Professional Advancement Committee, including tracking in Excel, updating PowerPoint presentation; and meeting scheduling.
  • Coordinate associate benchmark updating, implementing, tracking and reporting in the viBenchmarks Module.
  • Coordinate the Mentor program, including social activities. Work closely with other firm departments as necessary to achieve the goals of the Mentor Program. Create internal documents, charts and lists to support the program.
  • Coordinate meeting and program logistics with supervision from the Professional Development Manager, including meeting schedules, room reservations, announcements, calendar invitations, correspondence with other offices, coordinating with IT, room set-up, handouts, and recording of programs.
  • Coordinate professional development filing systems in the firm’s online document management program, and other duties as assigned.


Qualified candidates should possess the following:


  •  Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • A minimum of three years administrative experience, preferably in a large global law firm environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, chiefly Excel expertise.
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Acrobat DC.
  • Experience with viDesktop Evaluation Module is strongly preferred.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize appropriately.
  • Keen eye for detail.

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is an Equal employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any basis proscribed by applicable statutes.

The firm offers a generous and comprehensive compensation package. Our flexible benefits program features several options to protect health and financial well-being as well as to help our lawyers achieve work-life balance. The following is a general summary of certain benefits available from the firm.  A complete list of benefits is located on our website.


General Benefits


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Group Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • Paid Holidays (10 Annually)
  • On-site and Local Food Service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ergonomic and Adjustable Sit / Stand Workspaces
  • Award-Winning Wellness Program
  • Fitness Facilities and Training Discounts
  • 24-Hour Travel Agency Support and Emergency Services
  • Healthcare Planning & Advocacy
  • Free Access to Virtual Medical Advice 24/7/365


Posted: 2019-08-22 Expires: 2019-09-21

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