ABA Chicago, 321 North Clark, Chicago, Illinois, United States of AmericaReq #760
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
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.
Job Summary/General Purpose of Job
Serves as second in command to Antitrust Law Section Director to provide overall management and direction, including providing strategies and procedural guidance to member leaders and staff. Serves as principal contact in Director's absence. Manages assigned staff (Administrative Team), projects/programs and budget (development and monitoring).
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent)
Works with entity Director to manage overall entity operations, administration and membership activities. In Director’s absence, serves as the principal contact for the entity including volunteer leadership, members and staff.
Manages four or more staff reports (direct and/or indirect). Responsibilities include recruitment and orientation; assigning and supervising work/projects; and ongoing mentoring and annual performance evaluations.
Oversees multiple high-profile projects which may include education, legislative initiatives, publishing projects, membership recruitment and retention activities, outreach initiatives, and special projects.
Develops, monitors, and reports on entity budget (or assigned components therein) ensuring dues and/non- dues revenue financial goals are met.
Performs other related duties as required.
Required Education, Qualifications, Experience
Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university
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.
Flexible/hybrid work arrangements may be available for residents of CA, IL, IN, DC, MD, VA, and TX. Residency requirements may apply.
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