Bar of Wisconsin Seminars Program Assistant
The State Bar of Wisconsin is in search of a
detailed oriented and friendly individual with excellent communication and
organizational skills to join our PINNACLE® seminars unit as an administrative
assistant. As the largest provider of continuing legal education in the state,
our PINNACLE® seminars unit provides current, relevant, and practical legal
information to our members through a variety of formats ranging from live
seminars to on-demand replays and webinars. This position works closely with
both internal program planners and volunteer speakers to ensure program details
are in place to deliver a positive seminar experience for our members.
The State Bar of Wisconsin is a
professional association, created by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, for all
attorneys who hold a Wisconsin law license. With more than 25,000 members, the
State Bar exists to serve its members and the public by promoting the law and
access to justice. We aid the courts in improving the administration of
justice, provide continuing legal education and other services for our members,
support the education of law students, and educate the public about the legal
system. The State Bar of Wisconsin also provides public services -- such as attorney
referrals and public education – and supports programs that provide reduced-fee
legal assistance for low-income state residents.
You Will Love
The people and
the culture! We care about our work, our members, and our colleagues. We work
hard, but we also make time for fun as an organization. When pandemics aren’t
happening, we’ve enjoyed time together in-person at holiday dinners,
multicultural potlucks, and trivia competitions. Most recently, we’ve gotten
together for fun events like virtual Bingo, Irish music and a cooking class
Working with a
mission-driven organization that acts with integrity, promotes justice, and
addresses systemic racism and implicit bias in the legal system.
Like our state’s motto, your colleagues at the State Bar want to see you move
“Forward” and grow in your career. We encourage and support professional
development opportunities, and your individual pursuit of continuing education.
Your growth contributes to our team – and organization’s – growth.
You Will Do
seminar calendar, project management database, and spreadsheets to track
financial information, attendance, topics, and other key statistics.
materials are received on deadline though effective communication with speakers.
Review and edit course materials and prepare print-ready copies for publication
be the first point of contact, on the preparation of written course materials,
travel accommodations, and the use of Zoom for presentations.
speaker packets and arrange for honoraria for volunteers.
Assist in site
selection and meeting space arrangements for off-site seminars and act as the
main contact person with the selected venue.
arrangements and hotel/dining reservations for volunteer presenters and program
administrative support for the seminars unit.
We Are Looking For
candidate will be driven to provide high level customer service, be able to prioritize
work to meet deadlines and provide high quality work with minimal oversight.
Prefer at least 2 years of equivalent work
Proficient in Adobe Pro DC and Microsoft Office
management skills and ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
Ability to work
in a fast paced environment
Ability to work
on multiple seminars/projects at the same time
interpersonal and customer service skills
The ability to
quickly think through problems and provide possible solutions, prioritize work
to meet deadlines and accomplish goals, and work as a team to accomplish
Ability to be
flexible and adapt to changing business needs
A starting wage of $17-$20 per hour,
depending on experience, with the ability to grow. The State Bar of Wisconsin
offers excellent benefits including generous vacation and sick time, excellent
health and dental insurance, 10 paid holidays, flexibility, and an 8% 401(k)
How To Apply
To apply, visit www.wisbar.org/careers
to upload your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations. This
position will be posted until it is filled but priority will be given to
applicants who submit early, so don’t wait. Apply today!
The State Bar values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Candidates who share these values and reflect the diversity of
our community are encouraged to apply.