Immigrant Services Support Senior Associate, Training

Overview of the Organization

The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization for nearly 200 groups in New York State. We envision a New York state that is stronger because all people are welcome, treated fairly, and given the chance to pursue their dreams. Our mission is to unite immigrants, members, & allies so all New Yorkers can thrive.  We represent the collective interests of New York’s diverse immigrant communities and organizations and devise solutions to advance them; advocate for laws, policies, and programs that lead to justice and opportunity for all immigrant groups; and build the power of immigrants and the organizations that serve them to ensure their sustainability, to improve people’s lives, and to strengthen our state.

Our organizational values: Inclusive & Representative; Fair & Just; Accountable & Trusted.

Position Description

Under the direction of the Manager of Immigrant Services Support, Training, the Immigrant Services Support Senior Associate, Training will coordinate trainings for the NYIC’s Immigrant Concerns Training Institute (ICTI), as well as lead the organization’s technical assistance to New York based nonprofits on DOJ Recognition and Accreditation.  The Senior Associate will monitor a full calendar of continuing legal education (CLE) and non-CLE trainings on topics critical to organizations, social service providers, and legal service providers serving immigrant communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead implementation of ONA contract, including fulfillment of grant deliverables, budgeting, expense tracking, and reporting
  • Lead technical assistance program for organizations seeking DOJ Recognition and Accreditation, including representing the NYIC on national recognition and accreditation working group
  • Support curriculum development for trainings, including design of interactive activities to increase participant engagement
  • Maintain and innovate systems to efficiently collect, organize and analyze data relevant to training program and required deliverables
  • Gather and analyze feedback to identify training needs of immigrant-serving organizations across New York State
  • Administer Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits and ensure compliance with New York CLE Board regulations of accredited providers
  • Manage registration of trainings, including vetting of potential participants
  • Provide excellent customer service to training participants, including responding to inquiries
  • Conduct promotion and outreach for trainings
  • Ensure space readiness, including managing tech and A/V needs
  • Delegate administrative tasks to interns and fellows as needed


  • 2-3 years of training coordination ideally with an immigrant-serving or social justice organization, a must
  • Demonstrated experience with training facilitation and/or public speaking, a must
  • Contract deliverable experience, a must
  • Basic understanding of immigration law, a must
  • Familiarity with DOJ Recognition and Accreditation, strongly preferred
  • Experience working with New York Continuing Legal Education, preferred
  • Must have excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, and manage multiple tasks under deadline pressure
  • Meticulous organizational skills, ability to prioritize projects and follow through on detail with high-level accuracy
  • Must be a team player and able to adapt as necessary to changing circumstances
  • Ability to speak additional languages, a plus
  • Knowledge of and commitment to social justice and immigrant justice
  • Availability for occasional travel within New York State

In addition to a competitive salary, NYIC offers a full benefit plan, paid time off, commuter benefits and a comprehensive retirement plan.

To Apply: INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY - Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, to [email protected]  All emails must have “Immigrant Services Support Senior Associate, Training” in the subject line.

Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2019

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible. No phone calls or emails will be accepted for this position.


Need legal assistance?

Call the NYS Immigration Hotline at 1-800-566-7636 or view our directory of service providers here