The Section Facilitator promotes member engagement and supports the NSBA Sections in fulfilling their respective missions. The Director of Publications identifies the need for and coordinates the production of practice manuals, publications and other written resources for NSBA members.
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, eight paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as liaison for the NSBA’s 31 Sections.
Assist with the establishment of new Sections when appropriate.
Assist with the election of Section Officers.
Coordinate the annual orientation for Section Chairs.
Assist Section Officers in developing projects, meetings, seminars, receptions, networking opportunities, research inquiries, charitable activities, practice manuals and other written resources, listservs and/or electronic discussion groups.
Work with CLE Director to coordinate and host Section sponsored seminars.
Work with Legislative Counsel to obtain Section member input on legislation relevant to each respective Section.
Work with Associate Director to obtain Section input on NebDocs forms.
Work with Section Officers to monitor their respective budgets.
Serve as an NSBA resource and promote applicable NSBA services and programs to Section members.
Identifies topics, recruits authors, supervises layout and design, and edits/proofreads practice manuals, publications and other written resources. May include writing for practice manuals and other publications as appropriate.
Manage NetWORKS, the NSBA’s professional networking program.
Perform other related work as assigned.
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.
Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references by August 9, 2019 to Liz Neeley, Executive Director at the NSBA, 635 S. 14th Street, Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508 or Lneeley@nebar.com
TRAINING, EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree required. Juris Doctor preferred.
Three years of substantive, professional-level experience, including a minimum of one year of experience in program development or project management preferred.
Prior non-profit experience and experience working with Boards preferred.
BASIC SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Ability to work cooperatively, collaboratively, independently and diplomatically with a variety of groups.
Ability to work productively and proactively without constant, direct supervision, and to manage time effectively.
Ability to interact effectively in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to clearly and concisely produce accurate written communications.
Ability to clearly and professionally communicate (in person and by telephone) with employees, members, and vendors.
Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and program activities.
Ability to consistently show initiative and good judgment.
Knowledge and experience with the legislative process preferred.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Adobe.