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

Lawyer Assistance Program Coordinator

The New York State Bar Association, a non-profit professional organization, is seeking a full-time Coordinator to provide support to the Director of the Lawyer Assistance Program and assigned NYSBA Committees in the operations of the Association’s Lawyer Assistance Program that provides services to attorneys in need. Duties include assisting in program and content development; outreach; meeting and event planning and preparation; researching grant opportunities; and, providing support to LAP committees.

3-5 years of experience in human services or the legal profession is required. Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of Office applications is also required. Strong organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently in a confidential setting are a must. A bachelor’s degree in human services or related field is required.

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 send 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]

Social Media Strategist

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association based in Albany, is currently seeking a full time Social Media Strategist. The position is responsible for implementing and managing strategies for the Association’s social media presence. The Social Media Strategist will serve as a key player in the development of the Association’s social media strategy, produce and post content, and monitor all relevant social media sites. In addition, this position will provide support and training for the social media activities of the Association’s sections and committees, and all other areas of NYSBA operations.

A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, English, or related field, along with three (3) to five (5) years of experience managing the content for a content heavy web site serving a diverse constituency are required. Proficiency in relevant web authoring tools including HTML, XML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Adobe Pro DC, GIF animation, scripting languages such as JavaScript, multimedia technologies, and data base management is required. The ideal candidate will possess superior communication skills, the ability to manage multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines, and the ability to work in a team environment with members of volunteer leadership. Some travel may be required.

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 send 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]

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.

Staff Accountant

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association based in Albany is currently seeking a full time Staff Accountant.

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for posting journal entries and other financial transactions, including accounts payable and accounts receivable and investments, maintaining the general ledger reconciling accounts, budget preparation, and assisting in the annual audit. Additionally, he/she will assist in preparation and distribution of financial reports and statements, which will include variance analysis with appropriate resolution of discrepancies.

The preferred applicant should have strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail. Bachelor/Master degree in Accounting, 2+ year related experience, and understanding of GAAP are required. Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite of Office applications, including Excel is a must. Experience with Salesforce, NetSuite and Concur is desirable.

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 Association offers an excellent salary and benefit package, including an office/remote work schedule. For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

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

Graphic Designer

The New York State Bar Association, a non-profit organization located in Albany, NY, is seeking a full time Graphic Designer to join its Marketing and Design team. Responsibilities include conceptualizing, designing, and developing a variety of print and digital materials such as website landing pages, emails, brochures, catalogs, ads, and other materials.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate strong graphic design and production skills, as well as have the ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, effectively collaborate with a team and be a self-starter. Strong organizational skills and the ability to embrace third party input and feedback are essential.

Required skills include extensive knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat Pro. Basic knowledge of Illustrator and Framemaker. Website design and experience in HTML is strongly preferred.

A 2-year degree from a Graphic Arts program, or 4 years of experience as a graphic designer with a diverse portfolio is required.

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 Association offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package including an office/remote work schedule. Please send resume, samples, and salary requirements to:

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

Director of Marketing

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association based on Albany, is seeking a Director of Marketing to oversee the Association’s marketing functions. The position is responsible for directing the planning and implementation of the Association’s marketing initiatives. The Director will work closely with department directors, and members of the Association.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of five years of experience in marketing, a successful track record managing and implementing integrated communications plans, managing budgets, excellent computer skills, demonstrated success using social media and web-based communications, and experience with market research and statistical analysis. Experience managing a team is a must. A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field is required. 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 Association offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

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

UX/UI Specialist

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association based in Albany, is currently seeking a full time UX/UI Specialist. The position is responsible for delivering the optimal New York State Association online user experience through designing graphic user interface elements including menus, tabs, forms, and widgets. In addition, this position is responsible for maximizing campaign performance with A/B testing of design, content, and web
components and providing guidance to support UX and conversion goals.

An Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Visual Design or related field, or technical degree or certification, along with a minimum of two (2) years of successful experience as a UX/UI Specialist or similar role are required. Demonstrated proficiency in HTML5, CSS3 and PHP is required. Experience with WordPress, Fonteva, Salesforce and HubSpot is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills, and have the ability to clearly communicate design options with the desire to produce the highest quality work
product.

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 Association offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

New York State Bar Association
Human Resource Department
One Elk Street
Albany, New York 12207
[email protected]

Content & 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]

Paralegal

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional organization located in Albany, NY, seeks a full-time, in-house Paralegal 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 minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience with legal transactions and/or legal research and a bachelor’s degree are required. Computer proficiency and experience with Westlaw, Lexis, or Fastcase as well as knowledge of Bluebook style is essential. 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 send 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]

Data Specialist

The New York State Bar Association, a non-profit professional organization based in Albany, NY, is seeking a Data Specialist. The position is responsible for effectively collecting, recording, inputting and retrieving large amounts of information. This includes managing the preparation of reports for colleagues and maintaining accurate company data in the Association Management Software while ensuring it properly syncs with the Association’s website. The Data Specialist will also ensure the Association’s data management protocols are in compliance with regulatory standards, as well as deliver reports regarding data management issues.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in math, statistics or related field, or equivalent, and a minimum of 3 to 5 years proven CRM experience. Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of Office applications with advanced experience in Excel is required. Experience in Salesforce and/or Fonteva is strongly preferred. Familiarity with CE21, Higher Logic communities, HubSpot, Apsona, PowerBI, Tableau, and NetSuite is a plus. The successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and must be a highly motivated self-starter with strong analytical and organizational skills.

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 send 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]

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.