Apologies for cross-posting... *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. *Education/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. To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2GJ0Luz Katy Davis Recruiting Assistant LAC Group <http://www.lac-group.com/> | LibGig <http://www.libgig.com/> (323)302-9432 [log in to unmask] LinkedIn <https://www.linkedin.com/in/katy-davis-006990103/> | Twitter <https://twitter.com/libgig?lang=en> The information contained in this e-mail message is confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, any dissemination or copying is strictly prohibited. If you think that you have received this e-mail message in error, please contact the sender.