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
HR@NYSBA.org
(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 retention and recruitment of association members, and will play a pivotal role in executing the new vision for the engagement and retention of members.  Managing a team of 3, the Director will work collaboratively with department staff to create meaningful programs and re-align services to best support members with a strong focus on the use of supporting technologies and social media.  The Director will lead the execution of these plans and evaluate their 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, 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. 

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.

CLE Program and Marketing Coordinator
The CLE Program and Marketing Coordinator will assist in the coordination and administration of CLE programs, video conferences, webcasts and video replays for attorneys, including preparing and coordinating all aspects of the program marketing and post-program follow up. A minimum of 3 to 5 years of customer service experience and/or event planning 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.

Paralegal
The Paralegal will assist in the publication of its reference books and law journals.  Duties include legal research, substantive cite-checking and Shepardizing, assisting with updating forms, and providing support at all stages of the print and digital publication process. A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience with legal transactions and/or legal research and a bachelor degree are required.  Paralegal certificate preferred, as well as basic editorial knowledge and experience. Computer proficiency is essential; legal background and knowledge of Westlaw, Lexis and/or Fastcase and the legislative process is a plus. Candidate will be a self-starter who is highly organized, able to manage multiple ongoing tasks, conscientious, and has an excellent eye for detail.