Los Alamos National Laboratory National Security Research Center (NSRC) Director (Program Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC76205
Job Title National Security Research Center (NSRC) Director (Program Manager 4)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name WRS-DO/Weapons Research Services Division
Minimum Salary 129800
Maximum Salary 225200
What You Will Do
Report to the Weapons Research Services (WRS) Division Leader, the NSRC Director will develop, implement, and lead the strategic vision of the Center. The NSRC Director will establish initiatives, develop funding streams for collection growth and materials management, collaborate with researchers to prioritize digitization efforts for the physical collection, and establish relationships with key leaders of other nuclear security archives and collections to enhance preservation and access opportunities.Strategy development, priority determinations, and funding solicitation will be managed and coordinated by the NSRC Director while day-to-day Research Center operations will be managed by the WRS- Secure Information Services (SIS) Group Leader. The successful candidate will oversee the development and growth of collections and innovative and secure access to materials supporting scientists, engineers, and production staff in their research areas. She/he has an opportunity to work with a contemporary library staff and within established archiving practices to enrich the holdings of the Center. The Director will be instrumental in opening access to the collections to serve the National Security Enterprise and others within NNSA, the broader DOE, and DOD. The successful candidate will model an environment of professionalism, commitment to excellence and open collaboration; carry out strategic planning in coordination with institutional goals; and, promote and deliver research services.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated experience working with data and information in the process of supporting a national security mission
Demonstrated ability to develop and build strategic collaborations that positively affect the Laboratory, the National Security Research Center, and the National Security Enterprise
Demonstrated record of fostering innovative practices
Demonstrated expertise and success in the leadership, negotiation, and collaboration with funding sponsors and collaborators including sponsors in the DOE/NNSA, DOD or other federal agencies
Demonstrated experience leading projects that cross multiple customer interests
Demonstrated excellence in verbal, written and visual communication as evidenced by talks and presentations
Demonstrated progression of increased responsibility and relevant professional work experience
Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Must support an open, inclusive, collaborative, and supportive work environment
Ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance which normally requires US Citizenship
Technical expertise in an area of national security
Demonstrated experience responding to contemporary challenges affecting the management of special collections and archives such as preservation and conservation of material objects, digital records preservation, and/or use of digital tools and methods to enhance delivery of special collections content and services to scholarly and non-scholarly audiences alike
Demonstrated ability to design and lead the development of virtual spaces to facilitate use and discovery of electronic resources in secure environments, e.g. classified, partitioned, proprietary, or sensitive
Education: Bachelor’s degree with significant relevant experience (minimum of 12 years); Master’s or higher degree in scientific or information management related field preferred.
Work Environment: Working alone; working overtime or irregular schedule; domestic/foreign travel
Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses all of the key requirements of the position.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status. Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
The Los Alamos National Laboratory National Security Research Center (NSRC) is a world-class, classified research library and archive housing a vast collection of physical and digital information, including millions of classified documents, films, videos, radiographs, drawings, staff-member notebooks and photos from the first seventy-five years of the nuclear era.These materials include vital information on existing and advanced weapon delivery systems, military targeting, nuclear testing, Rocky Flats studies of pit technologies, weapon effects, and other aspects of the nuclear weapon mission. The Center operates with a staff consisting of one director, one historian, five archivists, one research librarian, a vault custodian, and two part-time technology support personnel. The NSRC operates with an annual operating budget of $1.6M. Additional funding is obtained for special program efforts including digitization of physical holdings, program specific research support, and other special activities.
We are seeking a visionary and creative NSRC leader with experience in research, development, engineering, and/or production activities within the national security missions of the DOE or DOD. This leader will be the first Director of the newly established Center.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Req ID: IRC76205