Education and Training, Meetings/Expositions/Events
4 Year Degree
The position of Director of Resources and Professional Learning is a unique opportunity to break new ground within a historic and established association. This position will spearhead new efforts to lead NCTE’s ongoing literacy programs, create ongoing professional learning opportunities and close relationships in state and local school districts in key markets, and supervise a new fundraising program.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Lead the implementation of NCTE’s signature free platform ReadWriteThink, including clear integration across NCTE and pursuing it as a lead generator of greater influence among the K–12 teaching population.
Develop state and district partnerships to support engagement in NCTE’s Annual Convention as well as continuous outposts for NCTE programs and content.
Implement NCTE’s Intellectual Freedom Center and related work, working with staff to grow specialty knowledge.
Produce quarterly public events (on- and offline) around NCTE’s cornerstone beliefs and interest areas.
Curate NCTE’s position statements and related resources.
Design and arrange NCTE quarterly workshops, driving mission and new revenue.
Implement an individual and institutional fundraising strategy, working closely with NCTE’s executive director.
Manage NCTE’s literacy standards, including supervision of any ongoing standards review processes (e.g., CAEP).
Coordinate and supervise various alliances and content coalitions of which NCTE is part.
Supervise NCTE’s policy and advocacy strategy.
The Director of Resources & Professional Learning will encompass the following qualifications:
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to execute independently and as a member of a team
Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs
Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented
Ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality
Bachelor’s degree in education, English, liberal arts, or related discipline
Trade or professional association, especially an education association, in addition to private sector experience preferred
Telecommuting is allowed.
About National Council of Teachers of English
For more than 100 years, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) has worked with its members to offer journals, publications, and resources; to further the voice and expertise of educators as advocates for their students at the local and federal levels; and to share lesson ideas, research, and teaching strategies through its Annual Convention and other professional learning events.