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 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.

Web Developer

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.