Product Development Project Manager

National Center for Construction, Education and Research
Job Description


1. Plan, manage and coordinate assigned projects, to include:

  • Developing project scope in coordination with senior manager and leadership based on relevant data

  • Ensuring projects are developed on schedule, on budget and according to NCCER specifications

  • Acting as a liaison with subject matter expert (SME) committees

  • Maintaining project components between revision cycles

  • Working with other departments to ensure product has a successful launch and is maintained as a quality product

2. Present to SME committees and other stakeholders on product and program development processes or other NCCER-related topics

3. Manage project content updates within content management, learning management, and testing systems

4. Provide assistance to both external and internal customers with questions related to project areas and to the department

5. Integrate new and upcoming instructional technology modalities and techniques into content development and delivery

6. Supervise support staff

7. Perform curriculum alignments and crosswalks for projects

8. Perform substantive and copy editing; reviews and edits work of writers and staff

9. Other duties as assigned; as this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee


  • Associate degree or higher or minimum five years work experience as project manager

  • Proven experience in project management on projects of similar scope and scale

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to include public speaking

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills

  • Proactive, positive team player and leader

  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time and meet production and editorial deadlines

  • Ability to acquire and analyze data to extract trends and metrics

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Adaptability to shifting priorities and new workflows

  • Experience in technical editing and/or writing desired

  • Dependable in attendance and performance

  • Experience in the construction or maintenance industry is desirable

Physical Demands and Working Conditions 

  • Some travel may be required

  • Works in an indoor office environment with moderate noise level

  • The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision

  • The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear

  • The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to grab, pull, grip, lift and reach with hands and arms

  • The employee is frequently required to use a computer

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Software Skills

  • Proficiency in word-processing, presentations and spreadsheets (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite); and 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) a plus

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