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NCTE is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and language arts at all levels of education. Since 1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities for teachers to continue their professional growth throughout their careers, and a framework for cooperation to deal with issues that affect the teaching of English.

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Urbana, IL 61801-1096
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The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), a professional organization for English educators, has an exciting, newly created position available for an exceptional professional.

This position oversees and coordinates all activities of the Executive Director’s office. This will include serving as the primary liaison between the Executive Director and the elected leaders of NCTE as well as key external parties and partners. Other responsibilities include: developing and coordinating special projects, reports, and initiatives; addressing all priorities and concerns on behalf of the Executive Director; advising on Executive Director/organizational policies and monitoring national, policy, and public affairs work nationally (primarily in the DC area). Will be required to advise on parliamentary procedures and within the constitution on the organization.

Position will also coordinate the Executive Director’s schedule, travel, and correspondence across print, electronic, and social.
The qualified individual will possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in business or external affairs; 10+ years of experience in national public relations; strong organizational skills; national programmatic experience; ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks concurrently; ability to work independently; excellent verbal and written communication skills; member focused attitude; and knowledge of various computer software and database programs including Microsoft Office programs.

To receive consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to

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