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  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) retirement (TIAA/CREF)
  • Free parking

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.

Our headquarters is located in Urbana, Illinois, with offices in Washington, DC.

Human Resources
National Council of Teachers of English
1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL 61801-1096
Phone:  (217) 278-3646
Fax:  (217) 328-0977
NCTE is an EEO/AA Employer


Current Openings:

Graphic Design Specialist
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), a professional organization for English educators, is seeking a qualified individual for the part-time position of Graphic Design Specialist.  This position is responsible for conceptualizing and creating layouts and designs for a variety of computer, web, and/or multimedia graphics and/or content materials to support program and promotional needs.

The qualified individual will possess a degree in Graphic Design or related field; experience in planning, developing, and designing materials for use with diverse audiences; ability to interpret creative requirements and offer multiple design solutions; and experience with Adobe Creative Suite Software.

To receive consideration, please submit resume complete with salary requirements to or:

Lynn Neal
Senior Developer, Human Resources
National Council of Teachers of English
1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL 61801-0977


Meeting Manager
The Urbana, Ilinois office of the National Council of Teachers of English has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Meeting Manager.  This position will play a critical role in all areas of the planning process for NCTE meetings, conferences, and conventions.  The position will collaborate frequently with NCTE staff, volunteer leadership, and  hotel/convention center management to provide effective learning experiences for literacy educators.  Qualified applicants will have a minimum of 1-3 years recent experience in event management, and a Bachelor’s degree in business or management.  Certified meeting planner designation strongly preferred.  Additional requirements include:

  • Strong understanding of production elements of events
  • Excellent analytic, communication, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Experience in evaluating competitive site bids and vendor proposals
  • Experience developing and implementing meeting  budgets
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel

This position is available immediately.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  To receive consideration, please send resume complete with salary history to:

Lynn Neal
Senior Developer, Human Resources
National Council of Teachers of English
1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL  61801

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