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Litigation - General Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

American Bar Association (ABA)

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 02,2018

Posted on

Dec 14,2017

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Manager-Legal Ed Assessment The candidate provides analytics support in the identification and solicitation of volunteers from the legal profession to support on-site evaluations, site inspections, and the onboarding /training of such volunteers. Review and update existing curriculum on the Standards and Rules used in evaluating law schools. Advises schools on compliance with Standards and Rules of Procedure for accreditation purposes. Conducts analyses and identifies potential volunteers to participate in the Legal Education accreditation process. Contacts potential volunteers to ascertain their interest and commitment in being a volunteer for any number of accreditation initiatives, assesses the potential candidates’ qualifications, and creates formal recommendations for review by the Associate Deputy Managing Director – Accreditation. Actively recruits and sources Site Team volunteers, inspectors, and fact finders to participate in the assessment process. Determines training needs for newly selected volunteers. Conducts training for site teams and school deans and other administrators on the Standards and Rules used in evaluating law schools. Creates, updates, and is accountable for the documentation of all site visits and for document management before, during, and after the site visit. Functions as an informational resource to volunteers and school representatives relative to processes, procedures, and typical practices relating to a site review. May accompany site visit/inspection teams to on-site assessments and independently interface with school representatives and volunteers to ensure the optimization time spent and data validity/appropriateness against formal requests. Examine and review site reports and direct Site Chairs and Schools in making corrections. Supervision of paralegals who assist with site visits. Review and analyze law school and university financial reports as part of the site report review. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Possession of a law degree and/or other advanced degree is needed. Should have experience in review and analysis of budgets and financial reports for academic institutions. Previous project management experience and/or possession of a PMP certification is needed. Must have 5 years’ experience conducting complex analyses related to the development, selection, and ongoing measurement of mission-critical programs within the legal education environment. Previous experience interacting with law professionals and/or academic institutions on complex curricula or educational accreditation requirements is needed. Should have possession of an intermediate level skill in the Microsoft Office suite of products. Must have previous work experience in an analytical capacity for an educational accreditation institution.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Bar Association (ABA)
750 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-988-5188