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Position: Director of Human Resources

The New York City Bar Association (City Bar), founded in 1870, is a voluntary membership association of lawyers and law students with a staff of about 150.


Responsible for developing and administering employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations and personnel policies for the Association. Specific functions include, but not limited to, directing the development, implementation, coordination and management of policies and programs covering employment, benefits, compensation, organizational development, leadership training, employee relations, placement, orientation and employee development; compliance with employment law; advising and assisting department heads and supervisors in personnel related issues.



  • Recruit and hire new personnel.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with universities, employment agencies and other recruitment sources.
  • Advise and assist department heads, supervisors and staff in resolving personnel related matters including hiring, terminations and disciplinary issues.
  • Implement and maintain benefits program, compensation system and related policies.
  • Serve as a liaison between the organization, PEO and insurance carriers.
  • Implement, administer, disseminate and maintain consistent application of personnel policies.
  • Develop and implement employee relations and morale programs.
  • Ensure compliance with government regulations and employment laws.
  • Coordinate employee training programs.
  • Conduct and respond to wage and benefit surveys.
  • Conduct exit interviews.
  • Conduct internal investigations as necessary.
  • Maintain personnel records and files.
  • Monitor unemployment usage.
  • Analyze organizational structure and needs.
  • Manage employee reference process for both former and prospective employees.
  • Implement and maintain employee evaluation and performance appraisal programs.




BA/BS and 5+ years experience required.
Excellent interpersonal skills as well as superior verbal and written communication skills required.
Experience with a PEO a plus.


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


POSITION TITLE: Accounts Receivable & Billing Coordinator
POSITION REPORTS TO: Accounting Systems Information Mgr.

Provide billing and accounts receivable support for Meeting Services, Library, & Committees. Produce accurate financial support for the Association.


Generate invoices for services rendered, process payments, collect outstanding accounts receivable, and enter related journal entries. Provide analytical support for Committees and liaison with Committee dept.



  • Data input to generate invoices for the Association.
  • Maintain relationships with operations to enable accurate & timely billing.
  • Handle billing inquiries.
  • Collect accounts receivable.
  • Record Committee dues payments, apply payments to Committee invoices, maintain individual payment activities, and update monthly reports.
  • Enter and update data into customer databases relating to client information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



College degree in Accounting or Finance.
1-3 years previous billing and AR experience required.
Must be very detailed oriented and work independently in support of the team.
Excellent communication skills and knowledge of Word and Excel required.
Knowledge of iMIS and Great Plains a plus

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


POSITION: Library Assistant (10-19 hours per week)
REPORTS TO: Director of Library Services


  • Shelving and retrieval of library books
  • Shifting of library books (light lifting is required)
  • Photocopying of materials for patrons
  • Heavy phones
  • Opening and distribution of library mail.


  • Some college required
  • Library experience a major plus
  • Salary: $10.00 hr.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to:
New York City Bar
Attn: Human Resources Director
42W 44th Street
New York, New York 10036
Fax (212) 382-6769

Position: Deputy Director of the Legal Hotline, reporting to the Director of the Legal Hotline

We are seeking an experienced attorney to serve as Deputy Director of the Legal Hotline to expand the brief services component of the Legal Hotline. Currently, the Legal Hotline is able to provide callers with brief advice that often is sufficient to meet those clients' needs. Some callers, however, need more help. This new component will assist those in need of extended brief services by: drafting, completing or responding to court papers, and/or strategizing with the litigants in order to level the playing field if the other party is using aggressive tactics; reviewing leases, contracts and court papers in order to offer proper legal advice on negotiations or to determine whether there is a meritorious defense or whether the client should offer to settle; or working with special needs populations such as the homebound, the disabled, senior citizens, people with caretaking responsibilities, shut-ins, limited English proficient people and others who often need extra assistance.

Responsibilities: The Deputy Director will be part of a team of attorneys who provide legal assistance to callers to the Legal Hotline. The Deputy Director will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing the expanded brief services component of the Legal Hotline;
  • Recruiting, training and supervising volunteers and interns to provide extended brief services to Legal Hotline callers;
  • Assisting on the development, launching and sustaining of an online intake system for the Legal Hotline;
  • Assisting the Legal Hotline Director in all aspects of supervision and management of the Legal Hotline staff and volunteers;
  • Tracking and reporting data; and
  • Answering calls to the Legal Hotline as needed.

Qualifications: We are seeking an experienced attorney who has:

  • At least 7 years legal experience, preferably in civil legal services;
  • Admission to the New York Bar;
  • High standards for the quality of legal work performed;
  • Experience in a high volume legal services or hotline setting;
  • The ability to work with low-income, pro se clients;
  • Strong technology skills and an interest in working with technology to enhance access to legal assistance from our Legal Hotline;
  • Fluency in a second language, preferably Spanish; and
  • Flexibility, collegiality and enjoys working as part of a team.

The City Bar Justice Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. We pay commensurate with public interest salaries and provide a benefits package. Please email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and two references (including daytime telephone numbers) to:

Georgiana Hsu-Luk
Director of Human Resources
New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036



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