The Assistant Director, DoD Programs is a Washington DC based position responsible for operational elements of Department of Defense (DoD) funded research program oversight. This position reports to the Executive Director of DoD Programs (EDDP), and will assist with program and project management. He/she is responsible for assisting in proposal submissions; oversight of program execution including managing cost, schedule, performance, and risk; logistics of meetings, workshops and technical seminars as part of the project execution; and post contract award requirements including tracking and processing required project submissions to sponsors. He/she will provide additional day-to-day administrative support of the EDDP as needed. This is a fast-paced position with a variety of programs to monitor and will require interaction with internal Northeastern and Kostas Research Institute researchers, the Northeastern University Research Enterprise Systems (NU-RES) staff, external university and industry subcontractors, and funding agency program managers and contracts officers. The successful candidate will have experience in DoD acquisitions, contracting, and program management and with the funded research life cycle. Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated knowledge in intelligence operations, practical experience in military operations, and research and development environments. He/she will have excellent organizational, communication, and analytical skills and a strong customer service focus.
US Citizenship required Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree preferred in a technical discipline Top Secret (TS), Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI), with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) indoctrination; or SCI eligible Minimum of 5 years' experience in program management including leadership experience with increasing levels of responsibility, preferably in research and development (RDTE) Experience in Internet Technologies (IT), Information Systems (IS), Cyber / Cyber Security, Materials Science, Engineering, or other technical specialty areas Strong organizational and communications skills including: ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously and work independently to meet milestones, action items, and quality expectations; excellent communication skills with a customer (internal and external) service focus; highly organized and detail oriented; and ability to problem solve effectively Strong computer and IT knowledge and skills, especially in MS Office suite products, and ability to learn new programs/systems with ease PMI or PgMP certification or DAWIA Level II helpful; relevant practical work experience can meet this requirement Ability to travel as required.
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Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.