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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.

Our headquarters is located in Urbana, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D.C. and Berkley, California


We are seeking applicants for the following positions: 

We are seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position on the team within NCTE Publications. This position is responsible for acquisition of content such as lesson plans, teacher and family resources, multimedia, etc; creation, design, and testing of computer interactives; and communication with educators in the field.  The Publications/Content Specialist will also lead training workshops, make presentations, and act as an advisor to classroom teachers, staff developers, and other school leaders on the use of NCTE/RWT professional development resources.
The successful applicant will possess a B.A. in English or related field or teaching certificate; working knowledge of K-16 English language arts classrooms; excellent reading, speaking, writing, listening, collaborating, and negotiating skills; strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective relationships with management, co-workers, partner organizations, vendors, and the general public; as well as knowledge of online educational programs.

To receive consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to:


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



The National Council of Teachers of English has a challenging opportunity for a motivated individual with proven revenue generation and business and management skills preferably in the education sector.   The newly created position of Senior Director, Marketing and Membership Development is responsible for working with the Executive Director to develop and supervise the implementation of plans to enhance revenue growth, sales expansion, and membership engagement. Responsibilities include designing membership benefits/experiences and short and long-term sales and promotion plans to maximize growth. These should incorporate on-going analysis of audience response in order to enhance or modify subsequent campaigns or product development as necessary and creating a promotions system crafted to support continuous improvement.   The Senior Director is also responsible for supervising 3-5 staff positions.

The qualified applicant will possess a Bachelor degree in applicable field and 7-10 years experience as Senior Director of Marketing, or similar position requiring high level leadership skills in a not for profit organization; proven track record in membership and revenue growth; 3-5 years experience directing the work of a professional staff; strong analytical, writing, and communication skills; proven negotiation skills; ability to establish, maintain, and adhere to budgets; ability to maintain effective relationships with management, employees, and the general public; and the ability to travel.  Additional qualifications necessary include expertise using the full range of promotional media: direct mail, telemarketing, social media, event marketing, one-to-one outreach, and email campaigns.

The National Council of Teachers of English provides a competitive salary and full range of benefits.  Relocation is not available for the position.

This position is available beginning October 1, 2009.  Application documents will be
accepted until September 1, 2009. 

To receive consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume,  including salary history to:

Lynn Neal
Human Resources Director
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


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