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Assistant Project Manager (Searchers), LAC Group

  • 11 Feb 2019 4:51 PM
    Message # 7158777
    Anonymous

    Position Title

    Assistant Project Manager (Searchers), LAC Group

    Position Description

    LAC Group seeks an Assistant Project Manager (Searchers) for a federal agency located in Alexandria, VA. This is a full-time (40 hours a week; Monday-Friday) benefited contract position. The Assistant Project Manager will assist with the management of one or more projects, tasks or task orders. He/she will provide direction, training, and oversight to assigned work groups.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with all activities related to staffing such as recruitment, orientation, training, staff production, counseling, remediation, evaluations and performance appraisals, and voluntary or involuntary separation.
    • Ensure maximum effectiveness in the use of resources.
    • Contribute to formal initiatives such as search or training initiatives. 
    • Assist PM and DPM with the development and implementation of plans to address workload spikes.
    • Communicate client expectations on performance standards to contract staff.
    • Provides motivation/instruction for staff to achieve performance standards.
    • Assist the PM and the DPM with new initiatives or projects and with the development of innovative management solutions for the client.
    • Meet routinely with the Government and contract staff. Preparation for, attendance at, and follow-up for these meetings may absorb as much as 50% of the average week. Assists the PM with communicating to the client that new projects or initiatives fall within negotiated level of effort. 
    • Compile and QC all statistical reports. Develops and updates procedural manuals. Provides input for reports and for other deliverables.
    • Provide input to the PM and the DPM concerning performance standards.
    • Provide input, planning support and implementation support for marketing and outreach activities and for informal and formal events with client and staff.
    • Assistant Manager for the agency’s large training program assisting the Project Manager with ensuring that training support is maintained for critical agency programs.
    • Maintain overall readiness of program members to ensure quality instruction.
    • Manage the training program, including training for new hires and training for all instructors on new software and systems.
    • Develop and enforce the certification process.
    • Manage a Knowledge management program to ensure old and new knowledge generated by the program is captured in a meaningful way and is retrievable as a means to transfer knowledge between program members and for new recruits.
    • Meet routinely with the Government and contract staff. Preparation for, attendance at, and follow-up for these meetings may absorb as much as 50% of the average week.
    • Assists the PM and DPM with confirming that new projects or initiatives fall with-in LOE (level of effort). Communicates client expectations to contract staff.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Library Science a must.
    • Must have management, supervisory or relevant leadership experience. 
    • Knowledge of patent searching. 
    • 3 years of search expertise handling complex search requests.
    • Deep knowledge of searching techniques and resources provided by large commercial database vendors such as Dialog and/or STN.

    Application Process

    https://www.libgig.com/careers/assistant-project-manager-searchers-lac-group/a0E1H00000c5ecHUAQ/

    Deadline

    6/30/2019




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