Assistant VP for Operations

Princeton, NJ
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7359
Department Vice President for PPPL
Category Executive - Dean, Provost, Vice President
Date Posted 4/10/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..


The Assistant Vice President for Operations reports to the University Vice President for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and provides extremely high level oversight of all aspects of the technical operations of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).


This senior technical leader identifies, monitors, oversees, and helps guide all operational aspects of PPPL.

Specific areas include: formality of operations, operational controls, operational program management, verification and validation, documentation of operations, and quality control processes.


Essential Qualifications:

Successful applicants must have at least an M.S. in a core science or engineering field and at least 10 years' experience in leading and/or overseeing operations of complex technical systems.

Proven ability to review, critique, and optimize existing systems to reduce costs, streamline operations, and reduce risk.

Proven track record of successful operation of complex systems and have demonstrated experience in gaining and keeping the sponsor's trust and working together with management, scientists, engineers and operations and support personnel to develop and maintain operational excellence.

The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ADM, 100

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


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