The National Council of Teachers of English, a vibrant and growing association that supports the teaching and learning of English and language arts across the preK– college spectrum, seeks a dynamic new member for its Policy & Program Associate.

The position will be responsible for collecting data relevant for policy discussions and advocacy materials using NCTE’s policy priorities, internal and external data, and other relevant materials.  Position will monitor data among states on various aspects of state policy formulation and implementation tied to K-12 literacy, higher education (teaching of composition as well as teacher preparation), and advise on opportunities to support NCTE’s members and affiliate organizations.

The qualified individual will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and at least 1 year of professional experience with a state legislature of government; minimum of 2 years public policy experience; superior written and verbal communication skills to include presentation abilities; strong research skills; experience with survey design, data compilation, analysis, and the ability to summarize and present findings.  Experience with contemporary research and software tools, GIS, webpage management and spreadsheet design. Must be skilled at working across political identities and ideologies in support of NCTE’s goals.

NCTE offers a competitive salary and benefits package. As NCTE embraces a distributed workforce, this position may be located at the Washington, DC, location; or nationally with travel required between offices and NCTE’s field locations/meetings.


To receive consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@ncte.org.

NCTE is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce.

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Application materials will be accepted through November 16, 2018.