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Los Alamos National Laboratory National Security and International Studies Office Director (Project-Program Director 5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an exceptional Director for National Security and International Studies Office (NSIS). This is an opportunity where you can apply your executive-level experience and influence in the national security community. The NSIS Director uses a mix of technical and policy expertise to advise the Lab Director and stakeholders on emerging national and international security issues. In this role you would review, develop, and improve national security laboratory strategies and operating plans. You would also be integral in helping Laboratory management shape mission program strategies to respond to national priorities. You can expect to regularly host and coordinate senior visitors to LANL as well as facilitating Tri-Lab coordination on behalf of the Lab Director.

About the NSIS Office

NSIS is responsible for providing national security and technology policy analysis relevant to the Laboratory's mission. NSIS is part office, part research center and part network. Working with LANL's weapons, global security and science, technology and engineering directorates, NSIS monitors the national and international security environment, as well as scientific developments, and assesses impacts to the Laboratory and the nation. The Office includes subprograms and initiatives such as partnership with universities on developing national security capabilities and within the Laboratory to focus on going beyond stockpile stewardship to assessing national security threats of the future. The office facilitates internactions with a variety of international partners and stakeholders. This includes working with foreign partners and/or international organizations on issues related to security, nonproliferation, WMD treaties and agreements, and/or arms control.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

National Security & Political Environment

This role requires someone who is an expert in both national security and political environment of the United States, and understanding of global context. The ability to recognize and convey how emerging trends in national security and the political environment could impact Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) will be essential.

Stakeholder Engagement & Relationship Building

A demonstrated ability to engage with and influence a diverse set of stakeholders in the private sector, government and academia is critical for this position. Additionally, the ability to foster and maintain relationships internally with Laboratory managers and staff and with partner organizations.

Policy & Program Analysis

To qualify for this position you will need to have demonstrated experience developing and articulating national security strategies and providing policy and program analysis based on gathering and synthesizing input from technical experts.

LANL Mission

In order to successfully fulfill this role, you will need to have an expert level of understanding of the LANL Mission.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution and 12 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the position.

Desired Qualifications:

Line/Program Management

It would be preferable if you have experience in a line or program management role.


It would be great if you have experience organizing and hosting workshops, conferences, strategy meetings.

Note to Applicants:

For full consideration please attach a cover letter that addresses your qualifications for the position

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

§ Dental and vision insurance

§ Free basic life and disability insurance

§ Paid maternity and parental leave

§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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 regard 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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Vacancy Name: IRC84097
Organization Name NSIS/ Office of National Security and International Studies
Minimum Salary 162900
Maximum Salary 291400
Req ID: IRC84097
Category: Executive