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Assistant to the Judiciary Committee/Program Coordinator (Entry Level)

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New York City Bar | New York, NY
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The New York City Bar Association (City Bar), founded in 1870, is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The City Bar’s mission is to equip and mobilize the legal profession to practice with excellence, promote reform of the law, and uphold the rule of law and access to justice in support of a fair society and the public interest in our community, our nation, and throughout the world.

 

DEPARTMENT

This role is split between the Judiciary Committee Office and the Continuing Legal Education Department.


Assistant to the Judiciary Committee:

This office provides general administrative assistance for the Judiciary Committee, coordinating intra-Judiciary Committee communication, collaboration with other county bar associations, and contact with potential judicial candidates the Committee reviews for state and federal judicial posts. The position requires some late night meetings and some travel within the five boroughs. 

 

Program Coordinator:

The CLE Department offers various types for programs for attorneys to update and continue their education in the law as well as earn required CLE credit. In addition to the approximately 150 discrete live programs, we offer live webcasts and online/on demand programs. The CLE Department is committed to providing quality and timely programs to both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. This position requires some early morning and evening coverage at CLE programs.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

·        Assist Judiciary Committee with evaluations of judicial candidates

·        Maintain confidential files and database of judicial candidates

·        Schedule and arrange agenda; attend Judiciary Committee meetings

·        Undertake all general administrative duties necessary for Judiciary Committee to function effectively

·        Correspond with program faculty; confirming faculty information

·        Set deadlines for course materials and following up as necessary

·        Obtain copyright permission for articles and assisting with organizing materials and sending materials for reproduction

·        Organize meetings for faculty; send marketing materials to faculty

·        Assist with all aspects of customer service at programs, including setting up the registration desk, processing walk-in registrations, distributing CLE certificates, ensuring attendees and faculty members sign in/out, and ensuring the room is properly set-up.

·        Take on additional responsibilities/special projects as needed




EDUCATION, SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

·        Bachelor’s degree

·        Minimum 1 year relevant work and/or internship experience

·        Proficient communication skills, both written and verbal

·        Strong computer skills including Word, Outlook and Excel; willing to embrace new technology

·        Ability to practice good time management and successfully prioritize workload.

·        Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

·        Excellent proofreading skills, attention to detail and good judgement required

·        Able to multi-task and meet deadlines

·        Some knowledge of legal field and/or court system a plus

·        Interest in nonprofit

·        Flexibility to work some early morning and evening hours


The New York City Bar Association is a proud equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is the policy of the NYC Bar to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We provide a generous benefits package.


Position is currently available. Interested qualified applicants should send a cover letter including salary expectations and resume via e-mail listed and include AJC/PC in the subject line.

 

It is the policy of the NYC Bar to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, disability, arrest or conviction record, pregnancy, credit history, salary history, caregiver status, marital status, partnership status, or status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, religion, sex, genetic information, military status, unemployment status or any other characteristic as protected by law. The NYC Bar prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment. With regard to the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related laws, the NYC Bar will endeavor to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.


The New York City Bar Association (City Bar), founded in 1870, is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The City Bar’s mission is to equip and mobilize the legal profession to practice with excellence, promote reform of the law, and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Generous benefits offered including paid time off (including vacation/personal/sick/holidays/day off for volunteer work/extra days off in summer) medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program, employee discounts, and more!

Generous benefits offered including paid time off (including vacation/personal/sick/holidays/day off for volunteer work/extra days off in summer) medical, dental, vision, 401K, life…

Location

42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

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