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.

Membership Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

The Membership Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and facilitating the Association’s efforts to increase diversity and inclusion in its membership and in the legal profession through educational programming and outreach efforts. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of two to five years of experience in program development and project management, as well as an understanding and experience with programs that address issues surrounding diversity and inclusion. Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills are required in addition to MS Office computer skills. A bachelor’s degree is required.  A JD or advanced degree is preferred. The position is located in Albany and may require some travel in NYS.  


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.