Career Opportunities

Digital Content Coordinator

NCCER has an immediate opening for a Digital Content Coordinator. The individual assigned to this position will assist in the desktop publishing aspects of updating and creating construction craft training curriculum in more than 75 fields. Major areas of responsibility will include:

  • Maintaining and editing XML standards and markup in all NCCER training materials
  • Coordinating and fulfilling digital outputs to publishing partner and their vendors
  • Tracking and coordinating markup changes, corrections and updates to source content and subsequent outputs
  • Communicating template design requirements to technical writers
  • Testing and managing quality control programs and processes

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of experience with XML-based publishing. Other required qualifications include the ability to effectively organize and maintain multiple concurrent projects, consistently deliver a quality product, flow with evolving assignments, deadlines and immediate requests, excellent communications skills, dependability in attendance and performance, and the ability to work independently. The ability to utilize a Macintosh terminal and shell scripting for various needs, including troubleshooting and solving performance issues is required. The ability to work effectively with all levels of executives, management and staff is essential.

Proficiency with the Macintosh operating system and experience with the following are required:

  • ETM/XML or XID workflow, including an understanding of XML schemas and XSLT,
  • Oxygen XML editor
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • CSS, HTML5
  • Familiarity with DITA

Candidates with experience in basic shell scripting and experience using desktop publishing software and content management systems are preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug-free workplace. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package.

Start ASAP after selection. Position open until filled. To apply: send resume/CV, cover letter, and a minimum of three (3) references to resume@nccer.org.


Technical Writer

NCCER has an immediate opening for a Technical Writer. The individual assigned to this position will assist in the updating and creation of construction craft training curriculum in more than 75 fields. Major areas of responsibility will include:

  • Managing assigned technical writing projects, to include:
    • Ensuring projects are completed on time, on budget, and in accordance with NCCER specifications and requirements
    • Maintaining project components within the update cycle
    • Acting as liaison to subject matter expert committees and vendors and facilitating work
    • Ensuring communication of project information to the appropriate internal stakeholders
  • Performing project updates within content, learning, and testing management systems
  • Collecting and interpreting technical data or information and incorporating into curriculum structure
  • Presenting to subject matter expert committees and other constituents on product and program development processes or other NCCER-related topics

Qualified candidates will possess a high degree of professionalism, the ability to work independently, the ability to travel, excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple projects at one time, the ability to meet production and editorial deadlines, the ability to work under pressure, adaptability to shifting priorities and new workflows, and dependability in attendance and performance. The ability to work effectively with all levels of executives, management and staff is essential. A Bachelor’s degree or higher is preferred; although candidates with relevant experience will be considered. Experience in the construction or maintenance industry is desirable.

Proficiency in word-processing, presentations and spreadsheets (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite) is required. Software skills with miscellaneous Windows-based applications, knowledge of basic database design (i.e. Microsoft Access) and desktop publishing software (i.e. Adobe Creative Suite or Creative Cloud) are preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug-free workplace. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package.

Start ASAP after selection. Position open until filled. To apply: send resume/CV, cover letter, and a minimum of three (3) references to resume@nccer.org.


Art Manager

NCCER has an immediate opening for a talented professional to play a critical role in the update and creation of construction craft training curricula for more than 75 fields.  Key areas of responsibility for this position will include:

  • Maintaining a large image and art library within a content management system and performing updates to content, learning and testing management systems
  • Producing photographs and digital art and integrating them into manuscripts, instructor resources, assessments, and other training and evaluation products while ensuring quality and consistency
  • Developing and managing an annual art budget; tracking costs and invoicing
  • Ensuring photography and other art assets are completed and available on time, on budget, and in accordance with NCCER specifications and requirements
  • Maintaining art and photography project components within the update cycle
  • Ensuring communication of project information to appropriate internal stakeholders
  • Maximizing NCCER ownership of art assets
  • Ensuring asset release protocols, model release protocols and usage permission protocols are followed and documented
  • Building and maintaining an art asset knowledge base to improve overall training content of documents
  • Assisting in styling and layout of art resources for publication to multiple print and digital output formats

Qualified candidates will have the ability to work independently, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects while meeting production and editorial deadlines.  The ability to work under pressure and adapt to shifting priorities and new workflows is essential.  Experience in set piece, action and site photography as well as experience in art asset management (including use permissions) are required and qualified candidates should have a working knowledge of conventional and emerging photography technique.

Some local and/or national travel is required for this position.

A Bachelor’s degree or higher is preferred but not required; experience will be strongly considered.  Candidates with experience/background in the construction or maintenance industries are strongly preferred.  If selected for an interview, you will be asked to provide a portfolio of professional photography.

NCCER is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-free workplace. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package. Email resumes to resume@nccer.org. Start ASAP after selection. Position open until filled.


Social Media Specialist

NCCER has an immediate opening for a Social Media Specialist. We are looking for a proven, creative, team player who can take our Build Your Future initiative to the next level. Candidates should have business experience in successfully building communities around specific projects and/or initiatives. Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Build and execute social media strategy
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML)
  • Engage with community members through social interaction
  • Plan comprehensive social media campaigns for special events integrating graphic design and multimedia
  • Create editorial calendars and schedules

Qualified candidates will have an Associate’s degree or higher in communications, marketing, multimedia, public relations or a related field.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug-free workplace. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package.

Start ASAP after selection. Position open until filled. To apply: send resume to resume@nccer.org.

Open Positions

  • Digital Content Coordinator
  • Technical Writer
  • Art Manager
  • Social Media Specialist

About NCCER

NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation created in 1996 as The National Center for Construction Education and Research. Through broad industry leadership and support, NCCER was created to revolutionize training for the construction industry. Under the mission of creating a safe and productive workforce, NCCER has become the standard for developing craft professionals across the US.

NCCER’s workforce development processes of accreditation, instructor certification, standardized curriculum, assessment and portable credentials and certifications are key components in the industry’s talent development efforts. In addition, to complement these processes, NCCER’s Build Your Future initiative, drives multiple campaigns to enhance industry image, career education and recruitment efforts for the industry.

NCCER is headquartered in Alachua, Florida, and is affiliated with the University of Florida's M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management.

NCCER is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-free workplace. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package.

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