National Center for Families Learning
  • 10-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Education
  • USA
  • 50000-60000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance

The National Center for Families Learning, a private nonprofit organization located in Louisville, KY, is seeking a Content Specialist, Family Literacy to provide subject matter expertise on trends and issues involving family literacy with a focus on Adult Education. The Content Specialist, Family Literacy will support projects and develop content using research-based practices intended to raise academic achievement and outcomes for adult learners. The Content Specialist, Family Literacy will create high-quality professional development based upon these research-based practices. Strong writing skills, technology skills, and interpersonal skills are critical attributes of this position as is experience working with diverse populations. This is a remote position.


  • Contribute to content creation on family literacy-related efforts including toolkits, manuals, workshops, handouts, reports, briefs, and other educational materials used by families, partners, and communities
  • Effectively communicates with educators and partners in both written and oral formats
  • Stay abreast of current research regarding family literacy to inform program content and design
  • Participates as a team member in the development and design of content on a variety of efforts which may include
    • New programs focusing on family literacy with a focus on Adult Education
    • Opportunities to develop, refine, and promote NCFL's family literacy practices with a focus on Adult Education
  • Provides technical writing of online and print training materials
  • Continuously collaborate and debrief with a team of Content and Training Specialists in regular cycles for purposes of continuous improvement
  • Recognizes and leverages appropriate opportunities to advance the work in the field of family literacy
  • Attends organization and industry-related meetings, as required
  • Establishes individual goals which are aligned with NCFL's mission and vision
  • Functions as a contributing member of work teams as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Actively participates in supervision that is regular, reflective, and collaborative in nature. As appropriate, take the initiative to seek supervisory input
  • Accurately identifies areas of mastery and areas targeted for personal growth and development. Seeks assistance and guidance when needed
  • Incorporates constructive direction from supervisor to improve job performance
  • Accepts responsibility for the quality of job performance and makes changes as needed
  • Maintains awareness of current professional information in the fields of activity, undertakes regular and ongoing efforts to maintain competencies in the skills and incorporates new knowledge and skills on the job
  • Shares pertinent information with supervisor/manager about work progress, successes, concerns, and other issues that may have an impact on the services intended for families
  • A commitment to upholding the organization's diversity, equity, and inclusion principles and practices


  • Hold a bachelor's degree at minimum with a strong background in education; a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience; Master's degree preferred
  • A strong and highly proficient technical knowledge in adult learning theory, adult education, and family literacy
  • Demonstrate proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in English and other languages as applicable
  • Demonstrate experience in designing high-quality educational materials
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge in program development and implementation
  • Hold a strong and highly proficient technical knowledge in family leadership
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse audiences ensuring all participants feel respected and valued
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively and efficiently on multiple projects simultaneously, individually and with a team
  • Effectively utilize technology in an educational environment including Google Suite, Microsoft, and Zoom
  • An unwavering belief that all families want the best for their children and deserve to be treated with respect and dignity
  • Proven track record of ambitious results in previous roles
  • Self-awareness, a regular practice of reflection, and a desire to continuously improve
  • Skilled at collaborative action planning and execution
  • Travel approximately 30% of time including occasional evenings and weekends


  • Prolonged period of sitting at a desk and working at a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times
  • Communicating with others to exchange information
  • Ability to travel

Salary range $50,000-$60,000

NCFL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization. We believe that a staff comprised of diverse people who have a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and skills will enhance the organization's work toward its mission while driving innovation and creativity.

NCFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable ADA regulations. Applicants and employees requiring reasonable accommodation may contact Michelle Parkerson, Manager, Human Resources: or 502-584-1133 x345.

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