Job Opening

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Tue Jul 3 09:08:24 CDT 2001

Number:                          017499 

            Title:                          DEPUTY DIVISION DIR
            Number of Openings:   1
           Series/Level:      TSM  MGT
         Recruiting Scope:    Open to all
           Organization:    LANSCE-DO
         Status:     Open
           Date Posted:    07/02/2001
            Job Type:  Regular Full-time
            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.

                         (Applicants will be competing with a person who 
has been performing
                         the job six months or longer. Final selection will 
be based on the best
                         qualified candidate.)

           Summary:   Position reports to the LANSCE Division Director. 
Assist the Division Director in
           providing scientific/technical leadership and line management of 
LANSCE Division, serve as
           the Deputy Division Director with principal responsibility for 
ensuring excellence in LANSCE
           science and technology. Serve as part of the team that ensures 
that the LANSCE user
           facility runs with high reliability and availability, in order 
to provide quality neutron and proton
           beams and appropriate user-support for defense and civilian 
users in a sustainable manner
           serving their evolving needs. Manage the overall proposal-review 
and beam-time allocation
           process for WNR, PRAD, and the Lujan Center. Line management 
responsibility includes
           accountability for the quality of research and technology; 
delivery of results for sponsors;
           strategic planning; development and maintenance of technical 
capabilities; environment,
           safety and health; security; workforce excellence, productivity, 
and diversity; financial
           management; cost effectiveness; and communications. The LANSCE 
Deputy Division
           Director must maintain effective working relationships with 
leaders, managers, and staff
           throughout the Laboratory, in particular with ALDNW and defense 
program managers; with
           government, university, and industrial officials and 
collaborators; with the LANSCE user
           community and the accelerator technology community and their 
sponsors. In all efforts,
           successful candidate must promote Lab-wide integration, 
high-quality research and
           development, and optimal use of the LANSCE facility in support 
of DOE, NNSA, and
           Laboratory missions.

           Required Skills:
    *                Demonstrated record of success in accelerator science 
and technology, neutron
    *                science, materials research, experimental physics, 
and/or the operation of a major
    *                accelerator-based scientific user facility.
    *                Demonstrated success in line and/or program/project 
management of a complicated
    *                and large scientific/technical enterprise and in 
meeting or exceeding the expectations of
    *                customers and stakeholders. This includes effective 
management of resources,
    *                program development, and resolution of programmatic 
    *                Experience and accomplishments in strategic and 
tactical planning and in leading
    *                execution of the plans.
    *                Ability to balance competing interests with available 
resources and establish clear
    *                priorities and focus.
    *                Demonstrated experience in leading and strengthening 
an organization and in
    *                motivating its continuous improvement and achievement 
of goals.
    *                Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, including 
uncompromising honesty and
    *                integrity; earning the respect of subordinates, 
supervisors, peers, and customers;
    *                mentoring, empowering, and holding accountable; and 
promoting diversity.
    *                Record of effective two-way written and oral 
communications skills, as evidenced by
    *                internal and external interactions, including 
briefings, presentations, publications, and
    *                meetings.
    *                Familiarity with the Laboratory's defense and basic 
research activities.
    *                Active or reinstateable DOE Q clearance, which 
normally requires U.S. citizenship.
           Desired Skills:
    *                Familiarity with accelerator technology programs at 
other major accelerator facilities
    *                serving a technically diverse clientele.
    *                Familiarity with the user programs at a major 
scientific user facility serving a technically
    *                diverse clientele.
    *                Detailed knowledge of Laboratory, DOE, and other 
national and international programs
    *                of relevance to the Division's activities and to the 
LANSCE facility.
    *                Experience with the management and administration 
systems and practices of the
    *                Laboratory.
    *                Experience as a user of a national scientific user 
    *                Successful experience working with DOE sponsors in 
NNSA/DP, SC, and NE.
    *                Successful track record of commitment to responsible 
and high-quality operations,
    *                including safety, environmental protection, security, 
and facilities management.

         Education:  Ph.D. degree in a scientific or engineering field 
relevant to LANSCE operations,
           science, or capabilities, or an equivalent combination of 
education and experience.

           Notes to Applicants:   For specific questions about the status 
of this job, call (505)
           667-0763 .

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