NSBA Section Facilitator and Publications Coordinator
Nebraska State Bar Association
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Type: Full Time
Job Title: NSBA Section Facilitator and Publications Coordinator Reports To: Executive Director FLSA Status: Exempt Job Grade: Beginning at $57,000, based on experience
OVERVIEW The Section Facilitator promotes member engagement and supports the NSBA Sections in fulfilling their respective missions. The Publications Coordinator identifies the need for and works to develop and promote practice manuals, publications and other written resources.
This is a full-time, exempt position. Generally, duties are performed Monday-Friday between the hours 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., with some evening, weekend, and extended workdays. This position may require occasional travel to attend program activities and events.
SALARY AND BENEFITS Salary is commensurate with non-profit public interest work, considering skills and experience. This position offers paid individual healthcare and dental insurance, health savings account, 401K retirement plan, life insurance, disability plan, paid NSBA membership, NSBA CLE credit opportunities, remote work policy, holidays, vacation and sick leave.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Serve as liaison for NSBA Sections. 2. Assist Section Officers in developing projects, meetings, seminars, networking opportunities, receptions, service/charitable activities, listservs and/or electronic discussion groups. 3. Work under the supervision of the CLE Director to coordinate and host Section sponsored seminars. 4. Assist with the election of Section Officers and coordinate the annual orientation for Section Chairs. 5. Serve as an NSBA resource and promote applicable NSBA services and programs to Section members, including meeting with new NSBA members to identify resources to assist them with their practice. 6. Assist Sections with development of practice manuals, publications and written resources. 7. Identify topics, recruit authors, supervise layout and design, and edit/proofread practice manuals, publications and other written resources. May include writing for practice manuals and other publications as appropriate. 8. Work with Legislative Counsel to obtain Section member input on legislation relevant to each respective Section. 9. Work with Associate Executive Director to obtain Section input on NebDocs forms. 10. Assist with the establishment of new Sections when appropriate. 11. Work with Section Officers to monitor their respective budgets. 12. Manage NetWORKS, the NSBA’s professional networking program. 13. Perform other related work as assigned.
TRAINING, EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 1. Bachelor’s degree required. Juris Doctor preferred. 2. Three years of substantive, professional-level experience, including a minimum of one year of experience in program development or project management preferred. 3. Prior non-profit experience and experience working with Boards preferred.
BASIC SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Strong organizational skills. 2. Outgoing personality with the ability to clearly and in a professionally-friendly manner verbally communicate (in person and by telephone) with employees, members, and vendors. 3. Ability to work cooperatively, collaboratively, independently and diplomatically with a variety of groups. 4. Ability to work productively and proactively without constant, direct supervision, and to manage time effectively. 5. Ability to interact effectively in a team-oriented environment. 6. Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and program activities. 7. Ability to consistently show initiative and good judgment. 8. Ability to clearly and concisely produce accurate written communications. 9. Knowledge and experience with the legislative process preferred. 10. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Adobe.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The NSBA recognizes that duties and responsibilities change for a variety of reasons. Every effort will be made to update job descriptions to reflect these changes.
TO APPLY Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references by August 3, 2022 to Liz Neeley, NSBA Executive Director at Lneeley@nebar.com.