Employment at NYSBA

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

We offer 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.

Director of Attorney Engagement and Retention

The Director of Attorney Engagement and Retention is tasked with the establishment, coordination and monitoring of Association-wide efforts to increase recruitment and retention of association members. The Director of Attorney Engagement and Retention will be responsible for generating new members through successful execution of programs and products designed to increase membership, as well as executing a new vision for the engagement and retention of members. Managing a team of 3, the Director will work collaboratively with department staff to create a strategic plan, including the creation of new programs and re-aligning services to best recruit and support members with a strong focus on the use of supporting technologies and social media.  The Director will lead the execution of this strategic plan and evaluate its success.  In addition, this individual will analyze data and strategic planning results to identify the needs of current and potential members along the spectrum of their career. A bachelor’s degree in a business discipline is required.  A J.D. or some legal education is preferred.  The incumbent will also possess 5-7 years of experience in marketing, membership, sales, development or related field with a heavy emphasis on digital formats.  3-5 years of demonstrated success in the strategic and tactical direction of membership strategies involving the use of supporting technologies and social media is also required.

Receptionist/Member Resource Center Representative
The full time Receptionist/Member Resource Center Representative is responsible for providing reception coverage, as well as administrative support to the Association’s Member Resource Center.  Duties include daily reception coverage during assigned shifts and in the absence of the Association’s primary receptionist and processing of member dues payments.  Other duties may include direct customer support to members regarding NYSBA products and services, report generation, and general clerical support.  A minimum of two to three years of direct customer service and general office experience, including data entry and database maintenance are required. A professional demeanor with excellent customer service skills and attention to detail are a must.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.  An associate’s degree in business is preferred.

CLE Program Manager (Newly Admitted Attorney Initiatives)
The CLE Program Manager (Newly Admitted Attorney Initiatives) will play a critical role in developing and managing content and programming to increase membership retention and renewal.  Duties also include overseeing the Association’s initiatives in developing products and services of particular interest to law students and newly admitted attorneys. Three to five years of experience in CLE program development or membership development is required.   A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  The successful applicant will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently, and strong organizational skills.