Career Opportunities

Editor

NCCER has an immediate opening for a talented editor 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:

  • Reviewing and approving all materials produced by the NCCER Product Development department

  • Editing content (including manuscripts, presentations, and data) for readability, consistency issues, style, agreement with editorial policy and Instructional System Design (ISD), and reading level

  • Working closely with in-house technical writers to ensure quality and accuracy of all external-facing materials

  • Collaborating with Managing Editor to solidify editorial processes

  • Assisting in managing contractors to ensure speed and accuracy

  • Working closely and communicating effectively with production staff, project managers and technical writers

  • Tracking product data using Smartsheet or similar web-based tracking system

  • Participation in other projects and duties based on aptitude and interest

Qualified candidates will be detail-oriented with strong editorial abilities, including grammar, punctuation and proofreading skills.  Excellent communication, reading comprehension and retention, organizational and time-management skills are essential to success in this role.  The ability to work both independently and under the direction of a supervisor in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities is also key.

A Bachelor’s degree or higher is preferred but not required; candidates with equivalent experience will be considered.  Highly computer proficient candidates (specifically with Mac OS) are preferred.  Candidates with strong grasp or proofreaders’ marks and knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style are preferred.  Fluency in Spanish, Russian and/or French is also a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free Workplace. Excellent benefits package. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.

Start ASAP after selection. Position open until filled.

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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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