Deputy Director, Projects & Infrastructure

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory | Menlo Park, CA

Permanent Position


SLAC is a vibrant multiprogram laboratory that explores how the universe works at the biggest, smallest, and fastest scales and invents powerful tools used by scientists around the globe. With research spanning particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology, materials, chemistry, bio- and energy sciences and scientific computing, work conducted at the lab helps solve real-world problems and advances the interests of the nation. To date, four Nobel prizes have been awarded for research conducted at SLAC.


The Deputy Director of Projects and Infrastructure (DDP&I) will operate as an executive leader of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC). As a member of the Executive Team, this position offers the opportunity to shape the future of the science facilities and infrastructure at one of the most prestigious research centers in the world. This is a unique leadership opportunity as the DDP&I will have leadership oversight of all SLAC’s facilities and infrastructure portfolio - as well as a portfolio of major and significant construction projects - during a time of growth and expansion.


Reporting to the Laboratory Director of SLAC, the DDP&I is charged with leading and managing SLAC’s portfolio of major construction projects, facilities, and infrastructure. This position will assure support of Project Directors with implementation of project management standards and oversight processes. In addition, they will manage relationships with DOE-Office of Project Assessment, the DOE Site Office and Stanford. The DDP&I will assume responsibility for all strategic campus planning, integrated facilities and infrastructure (F&I) execution strategies, and operational aspects of F&I including maintenance, modernization, restoration, and repurposing of all existing and future infrastructure. As a member of the Laboratory Director’s Office and Executive Team, the DDP&I will work closely with other Deputy Directors, Project Directors, Associate Laboratory Directors (ALDs) and Operations Directors to anticipate needs and assure effective project execution, facilities, and operations that enable the science mission. The DDP&I will be a key contributor in shaping systems and programs to meet the standards of DOE and Stanford to execute on projects and also proactively position the laboratory to effectively deliver on its mission and vision.

Deputy Director, Projects & Infrastructure

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For additional information, please contact Ellen Mahoney at 781.938.1975. All contact with our office will remain confidential.

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