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.

Executive Director
The Executive Director of the New York State Bar Association is the chief administrative officer, responsible for leading, managing and executing the affairs of the Association and implementing its policies to the overall benefit of the organization and its membership. The Executive Director will ensure that the daily activities of the Association are consistent with its strategic direction.  To view the job description, please visit: www.nysba.org/edjob and www.nysba.org/edsearch.  


The position of Controller reports to the Senior Director of Finance and is responsible for the preparation of monthly financial statements; reconciliation of the general ledger; preparation of Section and Committee reports; Balance Sheet detail; tax returns; and annual audit.  A Bachelor degree in Accounting is required.  Strong knowledge of Excel and Great Plains is also required.  iMIS or other database experience preferred.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational and communication skills, and 5-7 years of related experience.  

CLE Program Attorney
The CLE Program Attorney will assist in developing, coordinating and producing quality continuing legal education programs in both live and online formats.  A JD is required.  The ideal candidate should have a minimum of two to three years of legal practice background.  Experience in continuing legal education, or equivalent course development is preferred. Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills are required in addition to MS Office computer skills.