Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
Provide a broad range of analytical support to multiple legal practice areas, including General Law, Business Law, Employment Law, Environmental Law, Patent Law, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance, Export Control, Public Records, Research and Institutional Integrity, and Enterprise Risk Management;
Function as a partner in developing and defining the objectives of the Office of the Laboratory Counsel and independently anticipates and carries out these objectives in creative and effective ways.
Define and manage integrated operating strategies, budget, and goals for the OLC, including all necessary reporting to the Department of Energy (DOE), University of California, and other agencies.
Proven ability to gain the confidence and trust of an organization’s executive/senior leadership and key external stakeholders, as well as to develop and maintain productive working relationships with an array of diverse interests, individuals, and constituencies.
Superior verbal and active listening skills; the ability to communicate clearly, logically, and persuasively; ability to effectively represent institutional positions to internal and external parties.
Demonstrated understanding and judgment related to ethical concerns in a National Laboratory or University setting; proven ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to sensitive issues and information and exercise discretion in dealing with sensitive or potentially sensitive topics.
This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs, skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.