ABA Chicago, 321 North Clark, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Req #205
The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world. The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.
The Committee Specialist provides staff management and oversight to entity committees and related projects. Monitors and may manage committee projects. Works on special projects and sponsorship activities.
Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities
Manages administrative operations for committees. Offers staff leadership, facilitates communication and projects, ensures policy compliance, manages budgets, reports on annual committee progress, and oversees all other services administered to committees.
Oversees committee appointment process. Provides input to Section officers about future committee leaders and conducts/writes orientation or training materials.
Manages committee membership recruitment efforts.
Oversees creation and maintenance of committee database (ABA identified system), committee Websites and listservs.
Manages organization and implementation of one or more special projects.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree from four-year college or university (or equivalent experience)
3-5 years relevant work experience.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects.
Experience with applicable computer applications, including databases.
Excellent customer service orientation.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.
Internal Number: 205
About American Bar Association
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