Location: One Indiana Square, Suite 530, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Type: Full Time
Salary: commensurate with experience
Email Leah Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss.
Telecommuting is allowed.
ISBA POSITION DESCRIPTION
To apply, e-mail résumé and cover letter to Section and Committee Manager, Leah Baker, at email@example.com. Contact Leah with questions at (317) 639-5465 Ext. 27. Please apply by Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
Position: Section and Committee Liaison
Reports to: Section and Committee Manager Works closely with: Director of Membership, Director of CLE, Director of Events and fellow Section and Committee Liaisons.
Basic Function: The Section and Committee Liaison provides guidance and support for numerous volunteer-led sections and committees. Practically, this is done by managing the development and implementation of yearly plans to support section/committee members in the delivery of the ISBA Mission & Vision.
Professional Growth: Being an ISBA Section and Committee Liaison is a great opportunity for those interested in learning and managing nearly all aspects of non-profit management. This position works in areas such as: volunteer and project management, event planning, governance, legislative affairs and educational programming.
Acts as primary coach to section council members, including mentoring and support for the effective coordination of services to the general section members
Serves as an ongoing resource to section/committee leaders, so that they may be more effective leaders of their constituent groups.
Works closely with volunteer leaders to maximize efficiency in management of section/committee affairs.
Works with the Executive Director to develop an executive annual section/committee leadership orientation program.
Event planning/educational programming:
Responsible for implementing section/committee events in coordination with key volunteers, community members, and staff.
Establishes desires of section/committee including but not limited to:
Type of program (educational/networking)
Type of venue
Reception or meal (if applicable)
Preferred cost to members
Develops and executes budget for specific events.
Assists in attracting sponsors for various events.
Assists in soliciting speakers (in conjunction with section/committee members).
Oversees all marketing and communication related to specific events.
Oversees on-site logistics for specific events.
Provides on-site support for annual multi-day conferences, such as Annual Meeting and Solo & Small Firm Conference.
Acts as liaison for sections/committees and ISBA Board of Governors.
Works with volunteer leaders to set strategic direction (and develop annual plans) in conjunction with ISBA strategic direction.
Works with volunteer leaders to develop meeting agendas.
Monitors and works with volunteer leaders to update section bylaws.
Works with volunteers to create yearly reports for House of Delegates.
Works with volunteer leaders and ISBA Legislative Counsel to monitor legislative activity that may impact section/committee members.
When necessary, works with section leadership to gain endorsement from ISBA Board of Governors as it relates to advocacy or legislative matters.
Develops and manages section/committee budgets to ensure balance between member desires and fiscal responsibility is met.
Analyzes section/committee incomes and spending to ensure section/committee is fiscally responsible.
Gathers and oversees distribution of meeting materials (agenda, minutes, financial report, etc).
Retains section/committee records which include: meeting attendance, relevant documents, rosters, event attendance, agenda, minutes, financial reports, budgets, etc.
Maintains section/committee pages on ISBA website.
Experience in volunteer management or similar leadership experience.
Strong organizational skills are a must.
Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in work.
Persistent self-motivator who can work with minimal oversight and achieve team goals.
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to meet deadlines and successfully motivate a wide variety of individuals.
Ability to manage multiple projects and follow each carefully from inception to
Strong computer skills, with the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and databases.
Some weekend work and travel required.
Work from our downtown Indianapolis office a minimum of once a week (Tuesdays)
What we offer in return
A flexible 35-hour per week work schedule in which you can work remotely four days per week and from the ISBA headquarters downtown Indianapolis on Tuesdays
Employer-covered health, vision, and dental insurance
Additional benefits including 401k, disability, and life insurance
Paid parking on the days working in the office
Generous paid time off
Inclusive, supportive, and passionate work environment
Professional development support
Comp time to balance evening and overnight travel
Mileage and travel reimbursement
To apply, e-mail résumé and cover letter to Section and Committee Manager, Leah Baker, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Leah with questions at (317) 639-5465 Ext. 27.
The Indiana State Bar Association is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.