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Associate Director - Programming - Labor Law

ABA Chicago, 321 North Clark, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Req #387
Thursday, January 2, 2020

During this current situation with COVID-19, the ABA will continue to accept and process applications for job opportunities.  We will conduct our recruitment process via alternative means (virtual interviews) for the time being.

The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world.  The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.

Serves as second in command to ABA membership entity Director to provide overall management and direction, including providing strategies and procedural guidance to member leaders and staff. Serves as principle contact in Director's absence. Manages assigned staff, projects/programs and budget (development and monitoring).

Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities
Works with entity Director to manage overall entity operations, administration and membership activities. In Director’s absence, serves as the principle contact for the entity including volunteer leadership, members and staff.
Develops, monitors and reports on entity budget (or assigned components therein) ensuring annual dues and/or non-dues revenue financial goals are met.
Supervises one or more staff reports (direct and/or indirect). Responsibilities may include recruitment, orientation, ongoing mentoring and annual performance evaluations for each.
Provides direction and staff oversight for volunteer leadership which may include scheduled meetings; leadership training; implementation of new projects; by-law and policy compliance and development; and long range strategic planning
Oversees multiple high-profile projects which may include education, legislative initiatives, publishing projects, marketing, sponsorships and/or grant administration.
Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s Degree from four-year college or university (or equivalent experience)

Bachelor's Degree required.
4-6 years progressively responsible supervisory and management experience in association, corporation, or comparable work environment.
Experience in program/project management, marketing, and budget development and monitoring.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Appropriate judgment, diplomacy and professional demeanor.
Candidate must possess computer skills transferable to ABA tools and databases.

The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $59,200.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $68,260.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • ABA Chicago, 321 North Clark, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America