Coordinate and provide administrative support to Committees and Sections. Organize and coordinate Judicial Qualifications Committee responsibilities. Provide Special Project Assistance as required. Provide administrative support to the Governmental Affairs Director
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Provide support and coordinate activities for committees/sections/task forces as assigned, including attending scheduled meetings; providing direction regarding Bar policy; maintaining regular contact; assisting in project and goal development and completion; monitoring section expenditures; assisting committees in determining budget needs; preparing newsletter copy, correspondence, and reports; monitoring overall activity.
- Current assignments are:
- Administrative and Regulatory Law Committee
- Children’s Law Committee
- Criminal Law Section
- Education Law Committee
- Elder Law Committee
- Family Law Section
- Probate and Estate Planning Section
- Real Estate Section
- Torts and Insurance Practice Section
- Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section
- Workers’ Compensation Section
- Wellness Committee
- Assist the Government Affairs Director with administrative duties to include: track legislation and state agency work affecting the Bar and/or legal profession, monitor proposed legislation, communicate legislative information to relevant Bar committees and sections, prepare annual summary of pending and proposed legislation, create annual summary of Bar legislative policies, input and update legislative information in Bar legislative tracking system, post weekly legislative report to Bar website during legislative session and coordinate special events such as annual legislative receptions. Occasionally attend legislative hearings to monitor bills.
- Organize Judicial Qualifications Committee activity during the judicial election cycle to include organizing and scheduling committee assignments, monitoring telephone calling process, scheduling interviews, and communicating with judicial candidates, drafting summary report.
- Support special task forces and programs as needed, including coordination of ABA Day visits
- Participate in National Association of Bar Executives.
- Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
Bachelor’s degree or associate degree with three year’s relevant experience. Ability to supervise, direct and guide individuals and groups in the completion of tasks and fulfillment of goals. Ability to skillfully express, transmit and interpret knowledge and ideas. Critical thinker with strong interpersonal/social skills. Proficiency in Word and Excel. Ability to work well with volunteers and staff, manage time efficiently, organize activities and meet deadlines; self-starter; proactive worker; energetic; positive attitude.
DESIRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years of experience in association environment.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 70% of the time and occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, office equipment and meet with staff. Ability to lift to 20 pounds. Ability to travel.