Program Director in Columbus, OH

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Battelle Memorial Institute   •  

Columbus, OH 43085

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago


We are seeking a Program Director in our National Security Business Unit, Cyber Business Line, Trusted and Assured Microelectronics portfolio. As the Program Director, you'll live our core values – Unity, Creativity, Collaboration, Excellence and Appreciation. The position is located in Dayton and/or Columbus, OH with travel to regional sites as required.

At Battelle Cyber, we solve the toughest problems in the world. We take a cross-discipline approach to invent and apply new technologies to support MINSEC and ERI efforts to secure the microelectronics supply chain for government and commercial clients.


  • The cost, schedule and technical oversight of the MINSEC Program Support Services program
  • The development and maintenance of the Program Management Plan
  • Implementing change management and supporting quality control and safety processes
  • Overseeing program metrics for customer and corporate requirements and strategic initiatives
  • Supporting the customers strategic MINSEC initiatives in support of program office goals
  • Supporting business development, captures and proposals associated with MINSEC and ERI
  • Recruiting, selecting and mentoring project, technical and task leads
  • Supporting the National Security business unit and Cyber business line planning processes
  • Communicating with diverse audiences including customers and clients, senior management, scientists, academia and the community


You know how to motivate staff and teammates, are driven and comfortable rolling up your sleeves. You thrive in a fast-paced, cross-discipline, collaborative environment. You are strategic, adaptable, and flexible. You meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in EE, CS, CE, Math, Physics the Physical Sciences or equivalent
  • 10+ years of project management
  • PMP or comparable training in project management
  • Experience supporting OSD, DoD CIO, AFRL or a DoD Lab
  • Experience leading large research enterprises of >$25M annual business volume, 10 or more subcontractors across multiple business locations
  • Experience with system engineering trade-offs and guiding project, technical and task leads
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to executive level management and customers
  • Experience leading a team of experts in physical sciences developing novel techniques, instrumentation and processes on a complex technical infrastructure
  • Willingness to travel to regional office sites and partner locations across the United States
  • US Citizenship with ability to obtain and maintain a TS clearance


  • Graduate degree in EE, CS, CE, Math, Physics the Physical Sciences or equivalent
  • Microelectronics or foundry experience
  • Experience implementing EVM on a research program
  • Experience with Advisory & Assistance Services (A&AS)
  • Experience providing services for Education and Workforce development
  • Experience leading niche capability providers, instrumentation vendors, academia
  • Understanding of commercial and non-traditional contracting processes
  • Active SECRET or TS clearance

Valid Through: 2019-10-17