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Life Extension Program - Chief of Staff - Active Security Clearance Required

Company: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location: Livermore
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Life Extension Program - Chief of Staff - Active Security Clearance Required Mid-Senior Level - Full-time
Business Operations - livermore, CA - 12/22/2021
Reference #: REF2017O
Job Code: TSS.4 Technical Services & Ops MTS 4 / TSS.5 Technical Services & Ops MTS 5
Organization: Weapons and Complex Integ
Position Type: Career Indefinite
Security Clearance: Active DOE Q clearance (or active Top Secret clearance)
Drug Test: Required for external applicant(s) selected for this position (includes testing for use of marijuana)
Medical Exam: Not applicable Apply Now Join us and make YOUR mark on the World! Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place. We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission. Job Description We have an opening for a Chief of Staff to oversee the Life Extension Program within the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Directorate. The Life Extension Program is essential to enabling NNSA to accomplish its mission to certify the effectiveness of the nation's nuclear deterrent. This position is in the Life Extension Program supporting the WCI Directorate. This position will be filled at either the TSS.4 or TSS.5 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level. In this role you will

  • Develop broad understanding of the Life Extension Program and develop interfaces and relationships with key stakeholder offices to facilitate execution of the Program.
  • Keep the team focused to provide timely and effective responses to major programmatic issues, actions, deliverables, and help develop and communicate internal and external program documents.
  • Work with Program Management to establish agendas and support programmatic meetings.
  • Manage program office staffing as the program evolves.
  • Serve as a conduit between the scientific and administrative workforce activities and the program senior leadership by coordinating, reviewing, and communicating work of program staff and ensuring priorities are understood.
  • Participate in the development of program strategies and priorities, including long-term objectives and initiatives. Research and implement workflow enhancements to improve organizational effectiveness. Assist the team in developing and maintaining a business rhythm.
  • Establish work plans and delegate assignments to Program Staff. Manage hiring efforts for the program office and work initiatives to improve collaboration, effectiveness, and retention of the staff.
  • Prepare briefings and reports for laboratory senior management, sponsors, major committees, and review groups, in collaboration with the program management and staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Additional job responsibilities at the TSS.5 Level:
    • Develop key internal and external strategic relationships for the program and oversee activity to ensure these relationships are being maintained.
    • Innovate and champion procedures and strategies to streamline operations within the program. Qualifications
      • This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire.
      • Bachelor's degree in a scientific or technical area or an equivalent combination of education and related experience
      • Strong record of technical innovation and leadership of creative scientific initiatives with advance knowledge spanning one or more specialized technical fields.
      • Extensive experience resolving complex technical problems and developing, planning, and coordinating solutions.
      • Extensive experience managing one or more technical areas with a strategic focus, working effectively under multiple deadlines and resolving conflicting requirements successfully.
      • Expert communication, facilitation, collaboration, and problem-solving skills -
      • Significant experience working in a senior management team environment that has demonstrated high-level leadership and personnel management skills.
      • Ability to work with and maintain effective working relationships with a broad cross-section of management, technical and administrative personnel.
      • Significant experience interacting effectively at high levels within internal and external organizations and constituencies, such as the NNSA/DOE, DoD, and other organizations.
      • Demonstrated leadership and commitment to diversity and fostering an inclusive and equitable organization.
      • Ability to travel. Additional qualifications at the TSS.5 Level
        • Strong record of leadership.
        • Expertise in the area of program operations and staff management. Qualifications We Desire
          • Masters or PhD in a Scientific or Technical area.
          • Program Management Professional certification/license.
          • Familiarity with Laboratory process and procedures for modernization or stockpile stewardship programs. Additional Information Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
            • Included in 2021 -Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
            • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
            • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
            • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career -site . - Security Clearance LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory. Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above). If you are selected and a clearance is required, we -will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you -meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information please see -DOE Order 472.2 . LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form . - The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles -job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here . Operated by the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration Learn about the Department of Energy's Vulnerability Disclosure Program

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