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Information Security Department Manager

Job Information
Job Title: Information Security Department Manager
Grade: 230
Org: Information Security
Contact: Pam Staples,
[email protected]
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Town, 9x80 work schedule)

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.
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking an Information Security Department Manager. This position is responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the Information Security Department to include the INL Classification Office, Classified Matter Protection and Control, Operations Security, and Technical Security. The department manager is responsible for establishing a work culture that is aligned with INL mission, vision and values. This involves developing mutual trust and teamwork through open communication.

The department manager provides leadership and management direction to a diverse staff of technical professionals. Responsibilities include ensuring classified and controlled unclassified information in all forms is protected in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, directives and other requirements. Protection and control of classified information is critical to national security and the overall ability of INL to attract and retain critical business partnerships.

The department manager is responsible for maintaining strategically focused relationships with DOE-ID, DOE-HQ, and Battelle managed labs, as well as non-Battelle affiliated labs across the DOE complex on Information Security issues. The department manager must demonstrate a leadership role in identification and resolution of cross cutting issues impacting security operations across the DOE complex. The department manager works independently with little oversight and is responsible for collaborating with customers and other organizations throughout the INL to determine effective methods for implementing lab-wide strategic initiatives related to Information Security. This position represents the Laboratory in business discussions with various customers and stakeholders relative to program functions within Information Security.

The department manager is responsible for the execution and management of organizational budget within defined cost, scope, and schedule. This position is responsible for the overall performance of the department and programs to include program integrity, execution and functionality; operational capability; human capital management; and resource planning and budgeting. This involves troubleshooting, problem solving and advising senior management on significant issues which could potentially impact laboratory fee, performance, or contract renewal.

The department manager is responsible for ensuring the organization is adequately staffed with trained, knowledgeable and competent personnel. This position provides department staff with guidance and direction and is responsible for providing opportunities and mentoring to staff in career development. The department manager ensures department and individual performance goals are established and align with strategic objectives of the organization and for monitoring and providing feedback on employee performance.

The department manager is responsible for ensuring robust and credible assurance activities are in place in order to demonstrate to senior management that organizational programs and processes are performing as expected. This requires use of INL Performance Assurance processes (e.g., performance metrics, self-assessments, management observations, issues management, trend analysis, and lessons learned information) to understand and report performance to drive individual and organizational learning and continuous improvement.

Minimum Qualification Requirements (Education and/or Experience):
Bachelor’s Degree plus 7 years experience, or Advanced Degree & 5 years experience; OR 15 years directly relevant experience in lieu of a degree.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE “Q” Clearance and SCI Briefing.

Special Requirements and/or Training:
Incumbent must demonstrate sound judgment. Must possess good communication skills both written and oral. Must be able to interface with all levels of management both internal and external to the laboratory. Excellent customer relations skills are essential. Must be able to work independently, be a self-starter and exercise good judgment in decision making authorities. Understands and practices company leadership principles. Ability to be people sensitive and promote an open and informal communication environment, to develop mutual trust, respect, and teamwork.

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.

Special Senses: Visually demanding work; Near vision; Ability to hear audio alarms; Speech discrimination.
Work Conditions: Typing/keyboard; Working > than 8 hours/day; Overtime/irregular hours; Working alone.
Please Apply Before:
May 1, 2019 (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
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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.
Equal 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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