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Certification Specialist / Communication Coordinator - 2189

Certification Specialist - Communications Coordinator | Position #2189

Required Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree (proof of degree required at interview); preferably in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism; or related field.
Required Minimum Professional Work Experience: Two (2) years of administrative experience. Some experience in public relations and/or public information.
Other Information: Additional progressively responsible administrative experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and recommend creative and cost-effective methods to educate the public and the Bar membership about the board certification program; design promotional and informational materials for the board certification program, including public information brochures; prepare talking points, and other public relations tools to convey the purpose of board certification; coordinate email blasts to Bar Sections regarding filing dates and requirements to qualify; coordinate the preparation of news releases for those who are newly certified, and other notable events, with the Communications Department; manage and update all the documents on the Bar's website pertaining to the certification program and its communications resources; develop and disseminate three issues of Capstone (the Certification program's electronic newsletter), and post to website; develop and revise informational pamphlets for each certification area; coordinate the awards reception, Power Point, and sponsor exhibit at the annual meeting; assist with special communications related projects, coordinate website updates, review other state bar promotional activities, and handle other related projects as approved and assigned by the LSE Director, or LSE Assistant Director, working in coordination with the Communications Director.
Provide administrative support for board certification committees: receive, review, and prepare applications for certification committee review; update applications, forms, standards, and policies; analyze content of applications in accordance with rules and policies; correspond with potential, initial, and recertification applicants regarding rules, policies, and procedures; prepare meeting agendas, minutes, and other committee correspondence; attend meetings and prepare minutes; maintain proper computer information/status codes; and prepare applicant recommendations and other pertinent data for the Board of Legal Specialization & Education (BLSE).
Assist committees with certification examination preparation; oversee production and administration of exams; notify applicants of exam results; coordinate exam reviews with committee members and examinees; attend exam reviews; and provide rule and policy information for exam challenges and appeals.
Assist with special projects and duties as assigned by Director and LSE Assistant Director.
EOE | This organization participates in E-verify | Positions are open until filled.
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