Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The work we do at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) matters to our country and the world.
The Los Alamos National Laboratory’s National Security Research Center is seeking a visionary and creative leader with experience in supporting scientific research, managing archives, and leading a team of professional librarians and archivists. The National Security Research Center is part of the LANL’s Weapons Research Services, and manages a vast collection of physical and digital information covering 75 years of scientific and engineering data. Most of the material is original source to include handwritten notebooks from Nobel Prize Laureates, and other prominent scientists and engineers.
The successful candidate will direct a team of research librarians and archivists. (S)he will oversee the development of programs to support scientists and engineers in their research topics, develop the plan to organize and digitize the physical archives, and assist in the professional development of our librarians and archivists.
The successful candidate has an opportunity to build on a track record of successful leadership and innovation. The incumbent will draw on his/her knowledge of the breadth of contemporary library and archiving practices to develop and mentor personnel; model an environment of professionalism, commitment to excellence, and open collaboration; carry out strategic planning in coordination with institutional goals; and, promote and deliver research services related to the role of LANL’s National Security Research Center.
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