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Section Leader, Research Services & Resource Discovery (Program Manager 2/3)

Section Leader, Research Services & Resource Discovery (Program Manager 2/3)

Los Alamos National Laboratory Job Location: New Mexico Apply By: 08-05-2019 Date Created: 06-06-2019

 Section Leader – Research Services & Resource Discovery (Program Manager 2/3)
Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, New Mexico
Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. LANL Research Library seeks a future-focused and collaborative professional to act as Section Leader for Research Services & Resource Discovery. Under the Science, Technology & Engineering (STE) directorate, the Research Library is a strategic asset to the LANL community, advancing scientific discovery, scholarly publishing and lifelong learning in support of the Lab’s mission. A newly created position, the Section Leader plays a lead role in strategic decisions related to library services. The incumbent serves as part of LANL Research Library senior management and participates in discussions that impact all areas of the Library. The successful candidate will directly lead two teams, currently named Reference & Research Support and Library Collections, Metadata & Discovery, in charge of developing and delivering services integral to the Research Library's role. S/he will also have the opportunity to reinvent and reimagine services to a geographically dispersed and multidisciplinary scientific community service from a data-driven, web-based and user-centered perspective. This position will be filled at either Program Manager 2 or 3 level, depending on the skills and experience of the selected candidate. Visit our website (see link below) for a complete job description.

Requirements:
  • MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent)
  • Minimum five years of increasingly responsible, relevant professional experience in a research library with particular expertise in the design, evaluation and delivery of user-centered research services
  • Demonstrated ability to lead organizational change, inspire innovation, build collaboration, delegate responsibilities appropriately and develop staff
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in scholarly research and communications, library information technologies and discovery systems
  • Strong public communication skills, including the ability to serve as an advocate and spokesperson
  • Ability to obtain DOE Q clearance (usually requires U.S. citizenship)
In addition to qualifications outlined above, Program Manager 3 level requires:
  • Minimum 10 years of increasingly responsible, relevant professional experience in a research library with particular expertise in the design, evaluation and delivery of user-centered research services
  • Strong publication and presentation record, as well as an ongoing record of professional engagement
Desired Skills
  • Experience and/or educational background in a STEM-related discipline
  • Familiarity with DOE/NNSA Laboratories research and development mission areas
  • Demonstrated experience developing services related to research impact, altmetrics, bibliometrics via training, instruction or consultation
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Los Alamos National Laboratory is more than a place to work. It is a catalyst for discovery, innovation, and achievement. It’s one of the reasons we attract world-class talent who contribute greatly to our outstanding culture. Professional development, work/life balance, and a diverse and inclusive team foster lasting career satisfaction. Our onsite cafeterias and medical, fitness and breastfeeding facilities, education assistance, and generous compensation and benefits reflect our commitment to providing our people with all they need for personal and professional growth.

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