The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association, seeks to fill the following positions:
The New York State Bar Association, a 72,000 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.
Immigration Pro Bono Fellow
The Immigration Pro Bono Fellow is a one year grant funded
position responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Pro Bono Immigration
Portal Project focused on matching volunteer attorneys offering pro bono
services to organizations serving immigrant communities across the state. Duties include managing the online portal; collaborating
with our technology partner in the development of the portal; developing and
maintaining relationships with legal service organizations; assisting with the
development of immigration legal trainings; developing an online presence
through the portal, NYSBA website, and other social media vehicles; and serving
as a resource on immigration-related issues. The ideal candidate should have 1-5 years of experience in a
legal setting, preferably in immigration.
An Associate’s degree and understanding of technology platforms are
required. A Bachelor’s degree or Juris Doctor degree is preferred. Applicants should possess excellent
interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable functioning in a team
environment. Some travel required.
The Web Developer will join a small, cross functional
development team as the association moves in a new directions with technology over
the coming year. Duties include working closely with the development team to respond to business needs, develop design strategies and communicate design solutions; Establishing coding conventions and supporting documentation, Developing and maintaining new and existing web content/infrastructure (dynamic pages, web forms, web services, etc.), migrating legacy Cold Fusion to .NET based platforms, contributing to all phases of the software life cycle, including requirements gathering and post deployment, learning software modules and platforms supported by the organization through formal training and self-study, 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. The ideal candidate will be able to work alone and as part of a group on a variety of projects. Excellent interpersonal skills are a must as
there will be extensive interaction with team members, end users, subject
matter experts, and leadership. The
ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of the Microsoft .NET
platform (specifically C# and ASP.NET), IIS, and current web technologies
including HTML5 and jQuery. Experience
working with relational databases using SQL is required, and knowledge of .NET
data access methodologies is ideal.
Experience developing in ColdFusion and developing against a web content
management system are a plus. Education and/or experience with similar
technologies will be given full consideration. A Bachelor's degree from a college or university
accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized
accrediting organization or an equivalent
combination of education and experience, along with two (2) years of web development experience with
technologies such as HTML5, JQuery, ASP.NET and MSSQL required. A Bachelor's degree in
Computer Science or Management Information Systems and two (2) to five (5) years
of demonstrated experience of the development, maintenance and support of data
driven web applications and database applications. Proficiency with Microsoft
SQL Server, Microsoft .NET, web design and programming languages, and CMS preferred. Experience with equivalent technologies will
also be considered.
Member Resource Center Manager
The Member Resource Center Manager position 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.