Administrator for Nonproliferation Research and Development *Active Clearance Required*

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have an opening for an Administrator to work with the Nonproliferation Research and Development Program Leader in ensuring administrative, collaborator, and sponsor needs are met. You will work independently following established procedures to assess business, operational and organizational requirements and deliverables and apply general knowledge of policies, procedures and practices to develop, approve and implement administrative and operational activities. This position is in the Nuclear Threat Reduction Program.

In this role, you will
- Assess business, operational and organizational requirements and deliverables and develop, approve, and implement administrative and operational activities.

- Participate in planning, decision-making, and development of administrative processes for the work unit.

- Manage on-site programmatic reviews, quarterly reporting, and proposal submissions. Assist with off-site program reviews as directed by NNSA Headquarters.

- Review documentation for adherence to policy to ensure consistency within the work unit or functional area; participate in determining whether work unit is in compliance with policies, procedures, methods, and practices and participate in the implementation of corrective actions to bring into compliance.

- Research, analyze, establish and implement internal administrative procedures and systems to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of administrative operations.

- Collect, validate, and interpret business, operational and/or organizational planning data in support of strategic and/or workforce planning activities.

- May assist with tracking budgets and expenditures, working closely with program leaders and resource manager.

- Perform other duties as assigned.


- 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 if hire.

- Experience coordinating administrative and operational work activities and multi-faceted internal processes for the work unit and/or functional area.

- Experience participating in business, operational and/or organizational activities.

- Experience working on organizational projects with the ability to understand, interpret, and apply related policies and procedures. Demonstrated effective leadership and team-building skills.

- Understanding of basic principles of personnel administration, policies and procedures and of HR compliance requirements for personnel administration (FLSA, ADA, EEO, etc.).

- Effective analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills necessary to independently advise, resolve, recommend and approve appropriate actions to implement solutions.

- Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact, discretion, and mature judgment.

- Experience leading administrative projects effectively and ability to understand, interpret, and apply operational related policies and procedures; advanced organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy, and follow through.

- Advanced knowledge of personal computers and associated software including MS Office applications and experience developing complex reports for use in management decision making.


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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.

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We have an opening for an Administrator to work with the Nonproliferation Research and Development Program Leader in ensuring administrative, collaborator, and sponsor needs are met. You will work independently following established procedures to assess business, operational and organizational requirements and deliverables and apply general knowledge of policies, procedures and practices to develop, approve and implement administrative and operational activities. This position is in the Nuclear Threat Reduction Program.

In this role, you will
- Assess business, operational and organizational requirements and deliverables and develop, approve, and implement administrative and operational activities.

- Participate in planning, decision-making, and development of administrative processes for the work unit.

- Manage on-site programmatic reviews, quarterly reporting, and proposal submissions. Assist with off-site program reviews as directed by NNSA Headquarters.

- Review documentation for adherence to policy to ensure consistency within the work unit or functional area; participate in determining whether work unit is in compliance with policies, procedures, methods, and practices and participate in the implementation of corrective actions to bring into compliance.

- Research, analyze, establish and implement internal administrative procedures and systems to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of administrative operations.

- Collect, validate, and interpret business, operational and/or organizational planning data in support of strategic and/or workforce planning activities.

- May assist with tracking budgets and expenditures, working closely with program leaders and resource manager.

- Perform other duties as assigned.

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- 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 if hire.

- Experience coordinating administrative and operational work activities and multi-faceted internal processes for the work unit and/or functional area.

- Experience participating in business, operational and/or organizational activities.

- Experience working on organizational projects with the ability to understand, interpret, and apply related policies and procedures. Demonstrated effective leadership and team-building skills.

- Understanding of basic principles of personnel administration, policies and procedures and of HR compliance requirements for personnel administration (FLSA, ADA, EEO, etc.).

- Effective analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills necessary to independently advise, resolve, recommend and approve appropriate actions to implement solutions.

- Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact, discretion, and mature judgment.

- Experience leading administrative projects effectively and ability to understand, interpret, and apply operational related policies and procedures; advanced organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy, and follow through.

- Advanced knowledge of personal computers and associated software including MS Office applications and experience developing complex reports for use in management decision making.

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