Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree is preferred. Association management or legal work experience strongly preferred.
Essential Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
Excellent organizational, planning, and follow-through capabilities; attention to detail is essential
Ability to multi-task and manage several projects simultaneously
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, volunteer leaders, other organizations, and industry contacts; tact, diplomacy, and good judgment are essential
Positive attitude in the workplace
Flexibility to changing daily activities and schedules
Ability to travel, as necessary
Professional attitude and appearance
Openness to continuing learning and upgrading of skills
Manage all certification and education related programs, including but not limited to online webinars, biannual online study groups, certification exams, and development of support materials to accompany each program.
Ensure that required components of education and certification programs meet the accreditation standards and correspond to the mission of the organization.
Contribute to the planning process for educational activities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting information to help identify legal support staff educational needs.
Guide, direct, and support the work of committees and task forces in the development of educational/certification activities and materials.
Collaborate with appropriate NALS staff and staff from other legal associations in identifying relevant areas of collaboration on educational programming.
Assist with the development of certification exams and study materials.
Coordinate entire certification exam process, from applications to test moderators to communicating final exam scores.
Assist with Annual Meeting as needed, collaborating with Meetings and Conventions staff to confirm that all arrangements and meeting needs are accounted for.
Maintain and update an accurate program for the Annual Meeting as the sessions evolve.
Assist with the development of content for the promotional material, preliminary program and final program book.
Collaborate with Meetings and Conventions staff on the development and implementation of evaluations for individual sessions and the overall program.