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Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Minneapolis, MN, United States
23 days ago
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
23 days ago


Who We Are:

Fredrikson & Byron is the premier Midwest-based law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally, and globally. We are seeking a full-time Director of Professional Development (Talent Management) in one of our offices to join our Human Resources department. Our firm offers highly competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including hybrid scheduling.


Provide strategic leadership for the Firm’s Professional Development (PD) department, including leading the building and execution of professional development efforts.  Position oversees professional development team members providing support for associate, staff attorney, paralegal, and staff development.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and implement the PD department’s strategic vision and goals.  Lead and manage the overall activities within PD;
  • Analyze and anticipate organizational and program needs; evaluate feedback to identify program gaps and opportunities;
  • Design, maintain, oversee, and evaluate an annual PD program initiative and budget;
  • Develop and implement curriculum and materials to promote and enhance advanced practice-specific and general learning and development.  Facilitate trainings, design workshops, and outsource to external trainers (including developing RFPs and negotiating rates) as appropriate.
  • Establish criteria to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of all PD efforts.  Track and report on metrics.  

Applying for This Position:

Applications will only be accepted online at, and applicants will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter.  For assistance with the application process, or for accommodations, please contact

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Fredrikson & Byron. To best serve our clients, we provide innovative solutions to legal needs by cultivating a diverse workforce. We offer highly competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits in a collaborative work environment. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys and staff bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to operate as business advisors, strategic partners, and legal counselors to our clients. The firm’s 300+ attorneys are based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Mankato, Madison, St. Paul, Saltillo, Mexico, and Shanghai, China.  Visit for more information.

We are not accepting search firm submissions for this position at this time.

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.


Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or JD preferred;
  • 10+ years’ experience in professional development, learning and development, organizational development, or combined education and experience of progressively more responsibility;
  • 5+ years’ experience working in professional services, preferably in a law firm;
  • Previous supervisory experience with the ability to establish, lead, engage, and retain a high-functioning team in alignment with the Firm’s culture;
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively develop and maintain cooperative working relationships and communicate with members of the Firm, clients, and other outside contacts;
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage competing projects and responsibilities while meeting deadlines.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63683977
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    Des Moines, Minnesota, United States
    Fargo, North Dakota, United States
    Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
    Madison, Wisconsin, United States
    Mankato, Minnesota, United States
  • Position Title: Director of Professional Development
  • Company Name For Job: Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
  • Industry: Accommodation and food service,Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting,Arts, entertainment, and recreation,Broadcasting and telecommunications,Business schools and computer management training,Colleges, universities, and professional schools,Construction,Finance,Healthcare,Information (other services),Insurance,Management consulting services,Manufacturing,Media,Mining,National security,Oil and gas,Pharmaceutical,Public administration (government),Real estate and rental and leasing,Retail trade,Social assistance,Software publishers,Transportation and warehousing,Utilities,Wholesale trade
  • Job Function: Talent Development Director/Executive
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: Over 10 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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