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Taxonomy Coordinator, Practicing Law Institute, New York City, New York


Join PLI and represent the legal community’s premier provider of continuing education and research services as a Taxonomy Coordinator in our New York office. Work in a collaborative environment with a diverse employee community that prides itself on a genuine commitment to a work-life balance (3+ weeks of vacation days and hybrid remote/in-person schedules for most roles!). The taxonomy work is integral to supporting the strategic vision of PLI. 

PLI serves lawyers and other professionals with innovative programs and publications. With a sterling reputation developed over 80+ years, PLI is a trusted resource for the legal community and known for its dedication to providing pro bono training and resources to ensure access to justice.


  • Manage the indexer queues and ensure content is assigned to the appropriate individual and that content is completed in a timely fashion
  • Perform quality checks on the content that is indexed to ensure quality and consistency.
  • Make recommendations based on quality control checks and work with the larger team to refine workflows and processes as needed.
  • Index Course Handbook chapters
  • Create documentation and training guides as needed
  • Collaborate with the taxonomy team to maintain the machine-aided indexing rule-set and
  • Assist the taxonomist on updating the taxonomy and provide reports as needed
  • Support taxonomy maintenance as needed
  • Manage the day-to-day tasks in the taxonomy systems and report issues if they arise
  • Oversee the creation of PLI’s catalog records and coordinate with our 3rd party vendor
  • Special projects, as they come up.
  • Meet daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines as established by supervisor.
  • Perform other related tasks as requested by supervisor. 


  • Advanced Academic Credentials required, MLS preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Familiarity of publication classification systems is a plus
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Analytical mindset and critical thinking
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills

Your benefits at PLI

PLI offers a generous benefits package and is committed to creating an interesting, collegial, and supportive work environment:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families
  • Generous employer contribution to employee retirement savings account
  • Ample paid time off and holidays, summer Fridays
  • Flexible hybrid remote/in-person scheduling for most roles
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning web-based training along with other career development opportunities
  • Work-life balance initiatives
  • One-time $500 Home Office Allowance
  • Gym/Wellness Allowance of up to $300 each calendar year

This opportunity is based in New York City. The salary range for this opportunity is $45,000 – $52,000.

About PLI

Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise, as well as preparing them to fulfill their pro bono responsibilities.

Chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, PLI was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. The organization provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books and Journals also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI’s mission is its commitment to the pro bono community.

Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.

Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer. More information about PLI may be found on our website

EEO Statement

PLI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any candidate based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law.

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