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
(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

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.

Print Production Manager

The Print Production Manager is responsible for leading a team in print production and warehouse fulfillment services in an in-plant environment. This position requires experience with all aspects of print production including,  job planning and scheduling, knowledge of prepress software and CTP systems, color management, digital and offset printing, finishing and binding techniques as well as USPS mailing regulations. Strong interpersonal skills with high customer service values are a necessity. This position requires communication with internal customers and vendors and direct supervisory responsibility for a team of 10. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, or equivalent, and 5-7 years of experience in print production management  including supervisory experience are 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. 

Member Development Specialist
The Member Development Specialist is responsible for providing outreach and support for all law school and law student programs, events and new initiatives; communications support that includes writing and editing marketing copy for law student collateral materials and other related student communications, as well as membership projects such as recruitment and retention materials; promoting the NYSBA affinity partner benefits, and finding ways in which members can draw more value from NYSBA’s extensive informational resources. Organizational skills and effective communication through verbal and written form required.  Three (3) to five (5) years of copy writing and event coordination experience required. Experience with web content management, the ability to multitask and attention to detail is essential. Moderate travel throughout New York State required. Associate’s Degree in communications or related area required. Bachelor’s degree in marketing/communications, journalism or a related field preferred. Knowledge with the law or legal field desired.