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.

Web and Database Developer
The Web & 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.

Lawyer Assistance Program Director
The Director of the Association's Lawyer Assistance Program provides educational outreach and confidential assistance to lawyers, judges, law students and their family members who are affected by the problems of alcoholism, substance abuse, or mental health issues.  The Director will be responsible for maintaining relationships with the legal community and treatment providers to develop educational programs and recruit and train volunteers to work with impaired judges, attorneys, or law students. The qualified candidate will be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with at least 10 years' experience in the evaluation and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and mental health issues.  Intervention training and experience, as well as excellent communications skills, are essential. Management experience preferred. Travel within New York State required.  

Copy Editor / Proofreader
The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional  organization and legal reference book and journal publisher, seeks a full-time, in-house copy editor / proofreader. Bachelor's degree required, as well as basic editorial knowledge / experience and flexibility working with various style sheets. Computer proficiency is essential; legal background a plus. Additional duties include marketing, production and website work. Candidate will be a self-starter who is organized, conscientious and has an excellent eye for detail.