Content Coordinating Teams Team Coordinators (2022 - 2023)

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Signup Deadline: 05-27-2022
Starts: 07-01-2022
Ends: 08-31-2023
Location: Online Opportunity

Description:

PURPOSE:
A Content Coordinating Team Coordinator is a member of the Content Coordinating Team and serves as a leader of the team. The Team Coordinator assists ILTA Staff and the Content Team’s Program Planning Council members support a cohesive team that works together to develop educational content.

ROLE:
Team Coordinators will lead designated Content Coordinating Teams by helping them meet their goals of developing advanced and thought-provoking educational sessions within ILTA’s programming framework. They will help to build and support their team of volunteers and aiding their team members’ professional development. The Team Coordinators will also mentor content team members in developing educational sessions related to specific audience groups or areas of focus, and act as communication conduits and coaches.

TERM:
14 Months; renewable subject to selection process: July 1 to August 31

TEAM COMPOSITION:
The Content Coordinating Team is comprised of the following roles:

  • One to Two Program Planning Council Members, serving as strategic liaisons
  • One Content Coordinating Team Coordinator
  • Five to seven Content Coordinating Team members (dependent on team’s areas of focus)


The team will be supported by the ILTA Education and Content Manager and an ILTA Education Coordinator as their staff liaisons.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and mentor a team of Content Coordinating Team members to develop educational programing for ILTA members based on areas of focus and target members
  • Manage monthly calls with ILTA Staff Liaisons while keeping team on task and working through planned agendas
  • Execute ILTA's strategic goal of member engagement through delivering premier programming year-round
  • Embrace a flexible approach to programming
  • Exhibit a positive communication style in person, on the phone and through email messages with Program Planning Council liaisons, Content Coordinating Team members, other volunteer leaders, and ILTA staff
  • If interested, act as Programming Sponsor to ensure Content Coordinating Team programming ideas are maintained through completion, by attending Project Team kickoff calls and serving as a resource for Project Team questions
  • Approve meeting agenda drafts created by ILTA Staff Liaisons in a timely manner
  • Seek input from ILTA Staff Liaisons to identify programming gaps in format, audience, areas of focus
  • Collaborate with Program Planning Council Liaisons after Ascend to identify themes, group similar topics and to identify gaps for relevant content team
  • Collaborate with Content Team and ILTA Staff between calls using MS Teams channels to fill in or complete upcoming programming ideas and foster strong team culture
  • Reach out to members who miss monthly calls
  • Follow up, with ILTA Staff, after monthly calls with team members with assigned tasks via MS Teams. Any missing information identified will be discussed via MS Teams
  • Working with ILTA Staff Liaisons, ensure a formal orientation is provided for Content Coordinating Team members
  • Coach Content Coordinating Team members by advising on being a program sponsor, on methods of promoting content and meeting programming goals
  • Promote and follow up to ensure all quarterly programming surveys are complete by all Content Coordinating Team members
  • Abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy



DUTIES:

  • Co-lead monthly 45-minute conference calls
  • Liaise with staff and volunteer groups to execute deliverables
  • Participate and check-in on team discussions via respective MS Teams channels, on an ongoing/weekly basis
  • Participate in active collaboration with ILTACON Team Coordinators to identify programming topics that complement their deliverables
  • Provide monthly or quarterly reports to: Member Liaisons, Strategic Business Partner Liaisons, UK Special Interest Groups – both past programming complete and future programming for participation
  • Review Quarterly Performance with ILTA Staff liaisons, identifying any areas of improvement, adjusting for gaps in education, and conveying this information to Content Coordinating Team members
  • Identify any Content Coordinating Team performance issues and address as needed
  • Serve as an ambassador for ILTA
In Person or Digital Meetings (with most travel expenses covered by ILTA):
  • ASCEND (Virtual or in-person)

QUALIFICATIONS FOR SERVICE:

Objective Criteria:

  • ILTA member
  • Active Business Partner (ILTA365 and above), Industry Participant or Associate Participant. Membership or Sponsorship must be in good standing.
  • Previous service of at least one year on Content Coordinating Team
  • Complete the ILTA Conflict of Interest Form
  • At least two years’ experience working in legal technology
  • Experience as a speaker, author, or regular e-group contributor (or other volunteer experience within ILTA or similar professional organization)
  • Willingness to accept direction from the volunteer leadership and ILTA staff as required
  • Willingness to always act as a reflection of ILTA’s core values


Subjective Criteria:

  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work within a goal-oriented, results-driven team
  • Ability to convey ideas with respectfulness
  • Respect for protocol and history of the organization
  • Ability to put aside personal objectives in deference to the needs of the membership
  • Ability to provide practical programming direction for the organization


Desired Skills:

  • Deep knowledge/experience of technology in the legal profession
  • Effective interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Business acumen
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to respond to rapidly shifting priorities


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Skills you can expect to learn from this volunteer position include:

  • Leadership
  • Goal setting
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Mentorship
  • Improved subject matter expertise
  • Network and learn from the challenges and successes of peers
  • Communication


COMPENSATION:
ILTA volunteer leaders do not receive compensation for their services but may be reimbursed for expenses.

System Qualifications:

Volunteer-ILTAMember

Volunteers Needed:

6 (6 open slots)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience

Points:

576

Contact:

Brian Balistreri
Education Coordinator
ILTA


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