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 74,000 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

Senior Publications Attorney

The Senior Publications Attorney will work closely with the Director of Publications to oversee the acquisition, development and preparation of select attorney reference books and form products produced by the Association. The ideal candidate will have excellent legal research skills, experience managing multiple projects, strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as with a team. A JD from an accredited law school is required. A minimum of five years of legal experience and/or experience in the legal publication field, both in traditional and electronic format, is required. The successful candidate should possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well as an understanding of the technical and research needs of practicing attorneys. 

Database/Web Administrator

The Database/Web Developer position is responsible for establishing business rules, maintaining documentation of data and reporting protocols, and assisting in the development and implementation of best practices for the management of Association databases, including the assurance of database policies and procedures, data integrity, data extraction, report customization and analysis. Supports staff with the use of membership and other databases.  Successful candidate will have 3 to 5 years’ experience in complex database management with preference given to experience with SQL Server and iMIS products, as well as, 2 to 4 years’ experience designing, developing and generating reports from a relational database application. Database design, deployment and management experience is highly desirable. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.

Media Relations Manager
The Media Relations Manager position requires a strong, versatile writer who is able to craft substantive press releases, articles for Association newspaper and opinion pieces. The job also involves answering press inquiries and pitching stories to reporters; and helping to develop and implement the Association’s public relations strategy. Successful candidate should be a 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.