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Assistant to the President and Executive Director


  • Assist the President and the Executive Director in various aspects of their work.
  • Assume primary responsibility for special projects and assist in coordinating events.
  • Undertake research assignments on a wide range of issues; and draft memos and correspondence.
  • Provide clerical and administrative support including but not limited to typing, pc work, filing, scheduling and photocopying.
  • Assist with busy phones in department.
  • Provide other support as needed.



  • Resourceful and flexible self-starter with excellent time management and prioritization skills who has the ability to work independently and manage a multiple reporting relationship.
  • BA/BS required
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills required.
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel a must.
  • 1+ year's previous office experience preferred.

Position available immediately. Salary Range mid 30's
If interested and qualified, please send cover letter and resume to:

New York City Bar
Attn: Human Resources Director
42 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Fax (212) 382-6769

Director of CLE

POSITION TITLE:                          Director, City Bar Center for CLE
DEPARTMENT:                               CLE
POSITION REPORTS TO:              Executive Director
FLSA STATUS:                                Exempt

The Continuing Legal Education ("CLE") Department is committed to providing high-quality, timely and relevant programs to both newly admitted and experienced attorneys with a reasonable price structure to serve the City Bar's members and the profession-at-large. We offer a menu of various types of media for attorneys to update and continue their education in the law as well as earn required CLE credit in California, Illinois, New Jersey and New York. In addition to the 150 discreet live programs and 75 video replays, we offer DVDs/CDs, online programs, live webcasts and CLE-On-The-Go by which programs are downloaded to handheld devices.

The Director oversees a multimillion-dollar program by creating quality CLE programs, instituting a marketing strategy and implementing business systems and procedures.  Collaborates with other departments of the City Bar as well as committees to develop strategy and implement programs.


  • Create, develop and oversee a calendar of CLE programs.
  • Responsible for a multimillion-dollar budget, a significant revenue stream for the Association.
  • Implement a marketing plan which includes obtaining sponsors, designing materials and promoting the program, all of which create a branding for our programs.
  • Manage a staff of sixteen, including full and part-time employees. Encourage teamwork, open communication and professional development of the staff.
  • Work with City Bar committees and outside faculty in developing and organizing programs.
  • Manage the work of outside vendors and consultants in a variety of areas, including regarding the printing and mailing of materials and distribution of books.
  • Create and manage strategic partnerships with online companies to use our program content for live web casts and archived programs.
  • Undertake joint ventures with other entities including law schools, trade associations, other bar associations and other professional associations.
  • Contract with firms and in-house legal departments to purchase passports, providing attendance to programs in exchange for a flat fee.
  • Investigate use of new technology options for management of program and for online programs.
  • Maintain accreditation and where appropriate increase it (currently in the states of California, Illinois, New Jersey and New York).


JD required. At least 5 years legal conference planning, including business development of CLE programs, preferred.

Salary range is commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:
New York City Bar Association
Director of Human Resources
42 West 44th Street
New York, N.Y. 10036

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