Fermi National Laboratory

Volume 24  |  Friday, February 16, 2001  |  Number 3
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Director for Communications, SLAC

The world looks to the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) for world-class research in high-energy physics and science using synchrotron radiation. On behalf of the Department of Energy and Stanford University, SLAC performs theoretical and experimental research that advances our understanding of the fundamental particles and forces in the universe, as well as knowledge in molecular biology, environmental science and other frontier fields that use synchrotron radiation as a probe. To make certain that all aspects of this diverse work are communicated properly inside and outside of our laboratory, SLAC is seeking a:

Director for Communications who, supervising a staff of 10-15, will organize and lead the communications effort at the laboratory. Reporting to the SLAC Director, you will develop and implement policies and strategic directions for communications in support of the laboratoryís scientific and educational mission. This position will require you to have vision and develop expertise for the management of all aspects of SLAC's internal and external communications. You will also develop and manage community and media relations as well as employee communications.

Requires 5+ years' management experience in a complex and diverse environment, preferably a scientific research and/or publications environment; advanced knowledge of communications principles/methods; experience in media relations and conducting press conferences; excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communications skills; and a Master's in Communications, PR, Journalism or the equivalent.

SLAC offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits. Please send resumes to SLAC, Attn: Employment, 2575 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025, M/S 11, Fax: 650-926-4999.

SLAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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