Employment at NYSBA

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association, seeks to fill the following positions:

The New York State Bar Association, a 74,000 member non-profit professional association based in Albany, offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. All applicants should send a resume with qualifications, letter of application and salary requirements in confidence to:

New York State Bar Association
Attn: Human Resources
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 487-5544 (FAX)  

Download the NYSBA Employment Application Here.

Member Resource Center Manager
The Member Resource Center Manager is responsible for the oversight and management of the day to day operations of our Member Resource Center which provides full service to NYSBA members and the general public.  The Manager will ensure the highest quality of customer service, as well as supervise a staff of 5 customer service representatives.   In addition, the Manager will coordinate the Help Desk function and assist in resolving iMIS database issues accordingly. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of customer service experience with a demonstrated proficiency in database systems and Windows-based applications.  Three to five years of supervisory experience in a call center setting is required.   Strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and an ability to collaboratively lead a team of staff are also required.  An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and iMIS database knowledge are preferred.

Web & Database Developer
The Web and database Developer will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and related tools and technologies (Reporting Services, Integration Services, Transact-SQL), the Microsoft .NET platform (specifically C# and ASP.NET), web technologies including HTML5 and jQuery, and experience developing against a web content management system.  Duties include working closely with the development team to respond to business needs, developing design strategies and communicating design solutions, establishing coding conventions and supporting documentation, developing and maintaining web content, including migration of legacy code to .NET based platforms, developing and testing fixes for solutions as well as performing post-resolution follow-up to ensure problems have been adequately resolved, developing complex reports in response to stakeholder requests, validating and migrating existing reports to be compatible with current platforms, administrative functions, including user management (accounts, permissions, responding to issues/inquiries), monitoring application logs and performance, automating data maintenance via stored procedures and scheduled jobs, learning software modules and platforms supported by the organization, gaining expertise on the multitude of technologies that are currently in use will be paramount to the applicant’s long-term success. These include association management software (iMIS), web content management (Ektron, iMIS RiSE), e-commerce (ATS Online Marketplace), reporting (SSRS), intranet, accounting, and other systems. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Two (2) to five (5) years of demonstrated experience of the development, maintenance and support of data driven web applications and database applications required.  Proficiency with Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft .NET, web design and programming languages, and CMS are required.  Experience with equivalent technologies will also be considered.

Managing Director of Continuing Legal Education
The Managing Director of Continuing Legal Education will lead the strategic direction of the Association’s educational and professional development programming. The position is located at the Association’s headquarters in Albany, NY.   Duties include overseeing the development, delivery and sales of innovative continuing legal educational programs, and other products and services that bring unique value to attorneys; managing the CLE Department staff; and, developing and monitoring the Department’s annual budget. The ideal candidate should have 5-7 years of strong management experience, including a minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership position responsible for the development and delivery of continuing legal education programs.  An understanding of the requirements and challenges of continuing legal education is required.  Association experience is preferred. The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree.  Applicants should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable functioning in a team environment with both Association members and staff.  Some travel required.

Advertising Specialist
The Advertising Specialist is responsible for selling and administering its print and digital advertising, as well as generating revenue through sponsorship and exhibitor sales.  The ideal candidate should have a minimum of two to five years of experience in advertising sales, negotiating sales contracts, and developing sustaining relationships.  Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills and the ability to collaborate across multiple departments are required.  An associate’s degree with a concentration in business, marketing or advertising is required.  A bachelor’s degree is preferred. The position is located in Albany and requires some travel in NYS.