Reactor Program Administrator I

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Reactor Program Administrator I


Texas A&M Engineering


Nuclear Engineering and Science Center

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Nuclear Engineering & Science Center’s (NESC) Reactor Facilities play an important role in the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) mission of performing research and leveraging expertise from universities, national laboratories, and state and federal agencies to improve lives through basic and applied engineering research. The Reactor Facilities provide support to instructional and research programs for all TAMUS colleges and departments as well as other organizations state-wide, nationally, and internationally. The two reactors are the foundation of the NESC, consisting of a 1-Megawatt TRIGA (NSCR) and a 5-Watt AGN along with associated research and service facilities and infrastructure.

The Reactor Program Administrator works with the Director And Associate/Assistant Directors to perform advanced work planning, directing, and coordinating services directly related to management or general business operations to include the exercise of discretion and independent judgement with respect to matters of significance.


  • Oversees or manages the performance of a variety of technical, training, research, planning, policy, program assessment, and administrative activities.
  • Administers and manages programs. Provides consultative services and technical assistance in planning, implementation, and monitoring of program. Manages administrative staff, systems, procedures, and polices.
  • Prepares, identify, collect, analyze, and report data. May develops and maintain financial accounts budget documents.
  • Analyzes internal processes and recommends and implements procedural or policy changes. Analyze the application of variations within programs and develop action plans to improve.
  • Oversees the development of budget, policies, and procedures.
  • Oversees, monitors, reviews, and evaluates compliance with program policies and procedures, statutes, and rules.
  • Prepares and oversees comprehensive reviews of budget, grants, literature, statutes, rules, policies, reports, studies, and specialized projects.
  • Plans and coordinates policies for activities, and assists in interpreting and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Plans, conducts, and/or coordinates workshops and training programs.
  • Prepares and reviews the preparation and review of operational and special reports.
  • Develops regulations and procedures.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • Seven years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to the operation of nuclear facilities, including regulation by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  • Previous research or test reactor experience is desired.
  • Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret policies and procedures.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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