The executive director reports to the Board of Managers and is responsible for the efficient and effective day-to-day operation and administration of the QCBA and its supporting foundation under their bylaws and policies. Operations include management of the foundation-owned bar center. There are two full-time staff members. This is a full-time, exempt position.
Ensure implementation of board-adopted policies
Maintaining open lines of communication with the board and keeping the board apprised of on matters affecting the Association
Prepare board agendas in consultation with the President
Administer nomination and election processes
Finances & Administration
Oversee $550,000 budget
Monitor income and expenses
Prepare annual budget working with the Treasurer and the Budget Committee
Prepare monthly financial reports
Assure compliance with tax and regulatory filings
Work with financial consultants such as investment advisors, accountants, and auditors
Execute technology planning and upgrades, including membership management system
Supervise and manage staff, including hiring, annual performance reviews, and terminations
Administer staff benefits and compensation
Comply with federal, state, and local human resources-related statutes and regulations
Membership Programs and Services
Develop membership outreach and retention strategies
Manage continuing legal education (CLE) programs, including compliance with New York State MCLE guidelines for provider certification
Market programs, products, and services to members and potential members
Edit and develop content for the monthly newsletter and website
Plan Annual Dinner and other special events
Conduct outreach to stakeholders, including members of the Judiciary
Supervise the LRS, including marketing and panel development
Facility Management and Property Oversight
Supervise routine property maintenance
Obtain proposals and bids for work, as needed
Ensure appropriate insurance policies are in place
Work with the Building Committee to develop a long-term plan
The Association's mission is to promote the highest caliber of professionalism, advance the administration of justice, and foster members' professional development through education, skills training, and networking. It also operates a Lawyer Referral Service and works to facilitate public understanding of law and respect for lawyers and the legal system.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Proficiency with standard software applications, including virtual program delivery platforms, is expected.
Bachelor's degree required, an advanced degree in law, business, non-profit management, or related field preferred. Five to seven years of non-profit management experience, with particular expertise in marketing, program development, and financial administration.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits package.
About Queens County Bar Association
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