FRIB Security Manager

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Position Summary

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) will be a new scientific user facility for nuclear science, funded by the Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC), Michigan State University (MSU), and the State of Michigan. Under construction on campus and to be operated by MSU, FRIB will provide intense beams of rare isotopes (that is, short-lived nuclei not normally found on Earth). FRIB will enable scientists to make discoveries about the properties of these rare isotopes in order to better understand the physics of nuclei, nuclear astrophysics, fundamental interactions, and applications for society.

Major Position Responsibilities

Develop and implement a tailored and optimized requirements-based physical security program and approach that complies with all policy and regulatory requirements and supports the mission of the Laboratory; Develop, document and implement processes to ensure the effectiveness of the physical security program in supporting the Laboratory’s mission, including metrics for assessing the program and standardized and periodic reports that analyze and assess security status; Maintain up-to-date expertise in technical aspects and professional guidelines related to physical security, and exercise technical judgment to solve problems in compliance with regulatory requirements; Serve as resource and subject matter expert for FRIB Laboratory management and staff about the security program; Develop and implement strategies that foster an effective security environment and develop appropriate training for FRIB staff and visitors in a Laboratory with people of diverse backgrounds; Maintain strict confidentiality and integrity related to the program and organizational, fiscal and individual information.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Security Administration or a related field; five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in physical security; experience with developing and maintaining physical security programs, policies and procedures in governmental organizations; knowledge of physical security, including video surveillance and card access systems, and compliance related issues involving Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, Export Control regulations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Desired Qualifications

Professional certifications in area of physical security

Required Application Materials

Cover letter and resume

Work Hours


Bidding Eligibility ends on 05/22/2018 at 11:55 PM




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Posted: 5/16/2018
Application Due: 6/26/2018
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