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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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2 - 5 years
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Bachelor's Degree

Director of Institutional Planning and Programs

Job Information Job Title: Director of Institutional Planning and ProgramsGrade: 250
Org: Science & Technology
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Town, Work Schedule - 9X80's)
Mission/Vision Statement Empowering the Nation's Energy Future Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure. Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.Responsibilities The Director of Institutional Planning and Programs (Director) provides executive leadership for strategic planning; and leads and manages institutional programs, such as, Research Investment Portfolio, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD), Conduct of Research, and Scientific Excellence. The Director is a member of the Laboratory Director’s Office, reporting to the Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology/Chief Research Officer. In this position, you will serve as the laboratory’s senior staff coordinator for developing the annual laboratory plan and agenda, an important responsibility that requires excellent communications and relationship management skills. You will coordinate input for the cross-cutting objectives and notable outcomes in the annual Performance Evaluation and Measurement Plan (PEMP) (e.g., PEMP 1.4 and 2.4).

Preferred to have a PhD in a scientific discipline with research and business experience.

Over 10 years of experience spanning research, R&D program development and management, and/or experienced in leading, planning, and managing R&D organizations and complex science and technology projects and programs.

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must possess string relationship management skills as this position often serves to communicate and coordinate actions from the Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology.

Strong decision-making, problem solving, and strategic thinking skills.

Strategic planning and/or research operations experience in national laboratories is preferred.

Ability to successfully work with a broad cross-section of leaders in the laboratory system and DOE.

Demonstrated knowledge in budget outlook, long term S&T strategy, risk management, project/program performance.

Selective Service Requirements

To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see

Employee Job Functions Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards. Work Conditions: Typing/keyboard.Please Apply Before: December 17, 2018 (Midnight MST) Environmental, Safety and Health Statement Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.Other Information When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.INL Overview INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.
The Idaho Falls Area Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit and Employment Opportunity Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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