Employment at NYSBA

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit, professional association, seeks to fill the following positions:

The New York Bar Association is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefit package. Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence to the e-mail address below.

New York State Bar Association
Attn: Human Resources
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]

The New York State Bar Association mandates the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccine requirement may be provided to individuals for strongly held religious beliefs or medical reasons.

 

Currently Available Positions

Section Publications Coordinator

The New York State Bar Association, a non-profit, professional organization in Albany, NY, is seeking a Section Publications Coordinator to assist in the production of Association Section newsletters and journals. Responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of section publications production from scheduling with editor to sending to the printer, including layout and minor copy editing.

An Associate’s degree in graphics, publishing, or related field, and a minimum of 2 years of experience in graphics, publishing or related field are required. Layout experience, basic copyediting skills, proficiency in InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Microsoft office applications are also required. Strong project management, communications skills, the ability to multi-task and attention to detail are key. Knowledge of Photoshop, editing in AP style and digital publishing a plus.

The New York State Bar Association mandates the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccine requirement may be provided to individuals for strongly held religious beliefs or medical reasons. The NYSBA offers an excellent salary and benefit package. Please forward a cover letter along with resume and salary requirements in confidence to:

New York State Bar Association
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]

CLE Program Coordinator

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association based in Albany, is currently seeking a full time CLE Program Coordinator. The position is responsible for assisting in the coordination and administration of Continuing Legal Education programs, video conferences, webcasts, and video replays for attorneys, including preparation and coordination of all aspects of the program marketing and post-program follow up, and serving as liaison to program speakers; and, providing other administrative support to meeting and event planning.

Three (3) to five (5) years of customer service experience and/or event administration or program planning is required, along with knowledge of the Microsoft suite of Office applications and Adobe, strong organizational skills, as well as a pleasant and professional demeanor on the telephone and in person. A High School diploma is required, a bachelor’s degree is preferred.

The New York State Bar Association mandates the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccine requirement may be provided to individuals for strongly held religious beliefs or medical reasons. The NYSBA offers an excellent salary and benefit package. Please forward a cover letter along with resume and salary requirements to:

New York State Bar Association
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]

Content and Communications Specialist

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association based in Albany, is seeking a full-time writer to serve as a Content and Communications Specialist.

The successful candidate would research and write communications materials including news releases, articles, speeches, and website copy. The incumbent will also coordinate and manage the production and dissemination of print, on-line, audio/video materials, as well as handle inquiries from news media outlets and the public.

This position requires a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated success writing, editing, and producing content. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in Journalism, Communications, English or related field is required. The successful candidate will be able to handle multiple priorities, be detail oriented, well organized, and effectively communicate with NYSBA team members. Project management skills are a must.

The New York State Bar Association mandates the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccine requirement may be provided to individuals for strongly held religious beliefs or medical reasons. The NYSBA offers an excellent salary and benefit package. Please forward a cover letter detailing interest in the position along with a resume, three of your best writing samples and salary requirements to:

New York State Bar Association
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]

Legal Research Assistant

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional organization located in Albany, NY, seeks a full-time, in-house Legal Research Assistant to assist in the publication of its reference books, forms, and other content. Duties include legal research, substantive cite-checking and Shepardizing, assisting with updating forms and requesting reprint permissions, providing copyediting support at all stages of the print and digital publication process, and assisting the membership department with market-based feedback on the roles and responsibilities of a practicing paralegal.

A bachelor’s degree and at least one year of legal research experience using Westlaw, Lexis, or Fastcase as well as knowledge of Bluebook style are required. A paralegal certificate and basic editorial knowledge and experience is preferred. An understanding of New York law, the New York court system, 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.

The New York State Bar Association mandates the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccine requirement may be provided to individuals for strongly held religious beliefs or medical reasons. The NYSBA offers an excellent salary and benefit package. Please forward a cover letter along with resume and salary requirements to:

New York State Bar Association
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]