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

Section Liaison
The New York State Bar Association, a non-profit professional association, seeks a Section Liaison.  Sections are self-sustaining, smaller chapters of the Association which develop initiatives to support members in various legal practice areas in addition to having their own separate governance structures (executive committees). Duties include assisting sections in achieving their goals and objectives, serving as a communications liaison, coordinating program arrangements, and providing general support.  Preferred applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Communications and three to five years experience working with executive boards of associations or non-profit organizations.  Excellent organizational, computer and written and oral communication skills are required. 

Director of Pro Bono Services
The Director of Pro Bono Services position is a challenging career opportunity for a highly motivated, dedicated professional to lead its statewide efforts to address the unmet legal needs of the poor. The Director supports the delivery of legal services to the poor in New York state by facilitating and encouraging provision of volunteer pro bono service by attorneys, developing and expanding projects offering volunteer opportunities, and developing pro bono materials and training programs to assist attorneys in rendering pro bono counsel; serving as liaison to Association sections and committees involved with access to justice; developing and maintain cooperative working relationships with local pro bono and legal services programs, county bar associations, law schools, law firms and other groups working to provide legal services to the poor; publishing quarterly newsletter; coordinating internal bar pro bono activities; initiating and carrying out special projects, such as the New York State Partnership Conference, and presentation of training for government funded legal services. The ideal candidate will be an attorney with a minimum of 7 years of experience in one of the following: pro bono services, the delivery of legal services to the poor, not-for-profits, or government; be able to plan, organize, coordinate and manage comprehensive programs and meetings; persuade, motivate, and provide leadership to individuals and groups; gather, analyze and interpret legislative policies and prepare detailed written reports; be a flexible, creative, independent worker, handle department budget, travel; and have an understanding of legal issues affecting the poor.  Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite of Office applications is required.  Management experience is a plus.

Report Writer/Data Analyst
The Report Writer/Data Analyst works closely with the IT team to develop, manage and distribute organizational reports and data files. The position will be responsible for extracting and analyzing raw data, and developing professional reports based on a sound understanding of report objectives. The position demands knowledge in database systems, SQL, and reporting tools. Requirement include: 3 to 5 years’ experience in complex database management with preference given to experience with SQL Server and iMIS products; 2 to 4 years’ experience designing, developing and generating reports from a relational database application. Database design, deployment and management experience is highly desirable; Preferred: General knowledge of programming in an ASP.Net/C# environment; Excellent written and verbal communications skills; Ability to work successfully in a team environment and independently; Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.