Become a Knowledge Specialist for the ASU Lodestar Center

Become a Knowledge Specialist for the ASU Lodestar Center

We are currently seeking highly skilled and experienced Knowledge Specialists to help advance our Center’s capacity building and educational portfolio, especially for several upcoming courses and training opportunities. If interested, please fill out the interest form below.

Following a vetting process, qualified candidates will be invited for an interview that may include a presentation of teaching approaches, evidence of success with providing consulting services, etc.

If you have any questions or for additional information, please contact us at 602.496.0500 or via email at

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Essential duties and qualifications

  • Must have expertise and experience in the topic area.
  • Passion for adult education
  • Able to give and receive feedback
  • Communicate promptly and respectfully
  • Be open-minded, curious and a team player
  • Honor commitments
  • Be an advocate for Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation programs
  • Develop and edit curriculum materials
  • Adhere to a strict timeline/deadline
  • Familiar with online learning platform Canvas for online teaching
  • Experience with classroom management and facilitation

Current openings

  • NMI 102: Maximizing Human Potential in Nonprofits - 2022
    • Note: Applicants must have significant demonstrated experience and background in Human Resource Management / Talent Management. If selected to move forward in the application process, an applicant should be able to communicate their focus in human capital, diversity and equity inclusion, and employee engagement (especially in the wake of COVID-19). Experience as a Chief People Officer (CPO), Director of Workforce Analytics, and/or Talent Acquisition Specialist are highly recommended to facilitate this course.
  • Grant Development and Proposal Writing, Introductory and Advanced — 2022

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