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*LAC Group* seeks an *Assistant Project Manager* *(Search Strategy Expert)* 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 with-in 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 within LOE (level of effort). Communicates client
   expectations to contract staff.


*Education/Qualifications:*

   - Relevant undergraduate degree such as engineering or instructional
   design. Master’s degree in Library Science or related technology preferred.
   - Must have a training or teaching experience with adults or
   professionals, and management experience working with professionals.
   - 3 years of search expertise with deep knowledge of searching
   techniques and resources, especially in a technology or engineering
   setting.
   - Knowledge of patent searching and familiarity with the agency’s search
   tools.


To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2E7i72j

Katy Davis
Recruiting Assistant
LAC Group <http://www.lac-group.com/> | LibGig <http://www.libgig.com/>
(323)302-9432
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