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 75,000 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
HR@NYSBA.org
(518) 487-5544 (FAX)  

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Associate Executive Director for Business Operations

The Associate Executive Director for Business Operations serves as the chief business officer and provides both operational and financial oversight in support of the Association's mission, vision and goals. The position directly assists the Executive Director in strategic planning and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, and financial forecasting needs making a real impact on productivity and growth. The Associate Executive Director embraces new opportunities and thrives in a constantly evolving environment with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. The position also ensures the daily optimization of various business operations including Technology and Facilities management. For more information, please click here:
Indications of interest, inquiries, applications and nominations for the Associate Executive Director for Business Operations should be directed to:
Barbara Mendel Mayden
Young Mayden, LLC
bmayden@youngmayden.com


Associate Executive Director of Strategic Member Engagement

The Associate Executive Director of Strategic Member Engagement will work closely with the Executive Director in overseeing the development, improvement and implementation of the Association's member programs and benefits. For more information, please click here:
Indications of interest, inquiries, applications and nominations for the Associate Executive Director of Strategic Member Engagement should be directed to:
Barbara Mendel Mayden
Young Mayden, LLC
bmayden@youngmayden.com


Associate Director of Media Services

The Associate Director of Media Services position requires a strong, versatile writer who is able to craft polished press releases, articles for association newspaper, opinion pieces, reports and other projects. The job also involves: answering press inquiries and pitching stories to reporters; and helping to develop and implement the association’s media strategy. Successful candidate should be a highly motivated self-starter with an analytical mind, interest in public policy, and strong communication and organizational skills. A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, government or liberal arts is preferred. A minimum of seven years of experience in media relations or journalism is required. Proficiency in Microsoft suite of Office applications required. Social media and photography skills preferred.

Database / Web Developer

The Database / Web Developer will possess a minimum of 3 years experience and demonstrated proficiency with MS SQL Server, MS Access, ColdFusion, HTML and Web interconnectivity.  A Bachelor's degree is preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.  Knowledge of Visual Basic, .NET and Crystal Reports preferred. 

Director of Law Youth and Citizenship

The Director of LYC is responsible for the ongoing operation and expansion of a statewide law-related education project. To achieve this you will communicate regularly with members of the legal and educational community as well as association leaders and committees in the development, refinement and implementation of programs and related materials. Responsibilities will include preparation of brochures and publications; research, development and writing of grant proposals; making presentations and giving demonstrations on law-related education to schools, administrators and public groups. The successful candidate will have a degree in education, government, history or law and at least 5 years of experience including management experience. Demonstrated oral and written skills and substantive knowledge of the law are essential, coupled with proven success in making presentations and working effectively with others. An understanding of law-related education and social studies education is helpful. Computer literacy is necessary and familiarity with educational technological applications is helpful.

Social Media and Web Content Manager
The Social Media and Web Content Manager is responsible for content creation, maintenance, and strategy for the organization’s web presence using a CMS. This position has editorial responsibility for the NYSBA web site, including the planning and development of content and the functionality consistent with NYSBA’s purposes. The position is responsible for online communities and social media in accordance with the Association’s marketing strategies.  In addition to writing, editing, and proofreading site content, this person will also work closely with NYSBA departments to maintain site standards, produce content and provide training to staff.  A Bachelor degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or Internet Technology is required.  Three to five years of experience in social media and web content management with a demonstrated experience with web authoring tools is required.

Assistant to the Director of Law Practice Management

The Assistant to the Director of Law Practice Management is responsible for the coordination of LPM continuing legal education programs, preparation of electronic course books and contact with program speakers;  preparation of eblast advertisements and print brochures; arranging NYSBA Committee meetings, maintaining website pages; and accompanying the Director to scheduled programs and meetings to provide administrative support.  Other duties include mail, phones, correspondence and travel arrangements.  Excellent communication skills, and  proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Pro software applications required.  Experience in back-end website maintenance and knowledge of social media applications preferred.  Some travel required.  Time management, the ability to multi-task, and attention to detail are key. B.A. and 3-5 years of related experience preferred.