Executive Director for National Laboratory Partnerships and Outreach

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Oakland, CALIFORNIA
Deadline: 21 Apr 2020
Executive Director for National Laboratory Partnerships and Outreach  
Staff - Career  
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  
UC National Laboratories  
Oakland, CA  
Recommended Hiring Range is: $250,000-280,000, commensurate with education and experience.  
The UC Office of the National Laboratories (UCNL) at UCOP has governance and prime contract administration responsibility for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and represents UC's management of limited liability companies (LLCs) responsible for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). As a key partner in the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) and the Triad National Security, LLC, UCNL is responsible for governance and oversight of the Labs and has responsibility for assuring excellence in science, technology and engineering and mission execution underpinned by excellence in business and operations. UC has sole responsibility for LBNL and UCNL leads in assuring all aspects of contract administration, mission execution and operations. The three Labs represent an enterprise of approximately $5 billion in annual funding and 22,000 career employees. Significant collaborations between the Labs and UC is key to ensure long-term success of UCNL. Although collaborations exist, growth in numbers and strength of collaborations requires a dedicated individual to work closely with senior Lab and Campus leaders to foster and sustain impactful partnerships. These enhanced collaborations will ensure the long-term health and capabilities base to significantly impact mission delivery at the Labs and to fulfill UC's mission in research, education and public service.
Reporting to the VP for National Laboratories (VPNL) and Associate VP for National Laboratories (AVPNL), the Executive Director for National Laboratory Partnerships and Outreach (EDPO) is responsible for the development of new Campus-Laboratory research collaborations, to enhance engagement between the UC campuses and medical centers and Labs. The EDPO works with executive-level managers, such as Vice Chancellors for Research and relevant Deans, at the UC Campuses, Medical Centers, ANR, and the UC Labs, to develop joint programs and initiatives in research and workforce pipeline which benefit the US Government, Labs and UC. The EDPO has significant responsibility for coordinating and managing interactions amongst UC's portfolio of Labs and academic community. The EDPO will serve as UCNL's primarily liaison with the UCOP Research Grants and Programs Office and its staff of the Lab Fees Research Program, and for UCNL-funded fellowship programs. Expected outcomes will be enhanced partnership initiatives leading to improved Lab mission delivery and science capability and campus faculty and student engagement in research. This individual will be required to develop detailed understandings of the Labs' diverse mission and ST&E needs and assemble a network of UC-wide capabilities to broker collaborations at all levels.
Directs large non-academic area involving diverse functions. Develops organizational strategies/policies and authorizes their implementation. Provides advice, guidance and assistance to senior leadership of organization. Represents organization in systemwide meetings and discussions. Recognized as influential leader. Makes final decisions for organization and ensures achievement of objectives. Erroneous decisions will have serious impact on overall success of division or organization as a whole.  
Travel outside of normal business hours  
Active or eligible for DOE Q clearance. Successful completion of a DOE Q security clearance conducted by the Federal Government is required for this position.  
Please be prepared to attach your resume and cover letter during the application process.  
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