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Professional Recognition & Awards Lead

Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37831

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 7583 

 

 Purpose:

 

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is the largest US Department of Energy science and energy laboratory, conducting basic and applied research to deliver transformative solutions to compelling problems in energy and security. Our diverse capabilities span a broad range of scientific and engineering disciplines, enabling the Laboratory to explore fundamental science challenges and to carry out the research needed to accelerate the delivery of solutions to the marketplace.

 

The Office of Research Excellence (ORE) seeks to hire a Professional Recognition and Awards Lead to facilitate external and internal recognition of ORNL staff. We are looking for an individual with excellent communications skills that is passionate about seeing others rewarded for their impact and furthering the reputation of individuals and the institution. In this position, you will report to the ORE Director and collaborate with S&T managers and staff. 

 

Major Duties/Responsibilities

  • Implement and manage a framework and system to identify staff for specific awards
  • Work with staff to create impactful award nominations
  • Provide tools for staff to understand path to recognition and create impactful nominations
  • Promote staff participation in professional societies
  • Coordinate ORNL’s responses for nomination requests from the Department of Energy (e.g., Distinguished Scientist Fellow, E. O. Lawrence Award)
  • Manage process for UT-B Awards Night and R&D100 award nominations
  • Maintain professional recognition web site, resources, and reporting systems
  • Ensure consistent use of recognition reporting system, including data cleanup
  • Ensure continuous improvement of the program
  • Provide professional recognition and awards information, data, and analysis for ORNL reports and presentations
  • Demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through actions

 

Qualification Required:

A Bachelor’s degree in science-related field or science communications and 4-6 years of experience. Excellent writing and verbal communications skills, attention to detail and deadlines, and ability to build relationships/collaborations.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience creating award nominations for staff in a scientific organization or DOE facility. Demonstrated ability to conceive, plan, and deliver projects. The candidate should be able to work – both independently and with all levels of management, researchers, and staff – in a team environment, and have strong skills in solving problems and development in implementing solutions. Demonstrated expertise in SharePoint and other Microsoft products.

 

ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.

 

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

 

 

 

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment.


If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov.


ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.


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