23 days old

Human Resources Specialist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Organization 03063, Talent Development Program Office, is seeking an experienced Human Resources Specialist to join their team.

The selected candidate will be responsible for leading ad-hoc programs and projects that impacts the learning and development of Sandia National Laboratories/NTESS workforce. One will interact and connect with all levels of staff and management to conduct training analysis for effectiveness and behavioral changes, applying various evaluation methods and learning sciences practicum.

On any given day, one may be called upon to:

+ Lead strategy for creating programs

+ Identify key performance indicators to ensure the success progress to meeting the organizations strategic objectives and goals

+ Provide ad-hoc programmatic reports to executive management

+ Serve and lead strategic learning and development project teams to increase the effectiveness of training programs, curriculum, and programs

+ Collaborate with high performing Talent Development team members to align with the strategic division/center executive leadership and their learning and development goals and training interventions

+ Partner with strategic corporate organizations across HR and technical organizations to increase awareness and efficiency of corporate strategy

+ Participate in strategic operational planning for organization of Org. 3063, the Talent Management & Development Center of Excellence, and with the Senior Manager and management team, to make recommendations and solutions to sophisticated problems that effects the learning culture of SNL/NTESS

Qualifications We Require:

+ A Bachelor's degree in Communications, Business Administration, or Learning Sciences (e.g. Neuroscience, Psychology, Training, Education, Adult Education, Language(s), Philosophy, etc.), plus 5 year related experience; or a Master's degree in above, plus 1 year related experience; or equivalent experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job

+ The ability to acquire and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ An Advance degree (Master's or PhD) in Learning Sciences and/or Business

+ A proven record leading projects teams with innovative solutions

+ 5 to 8 years demonstrable experience in Education, Adult Learning, Training, and Training Evaluation

+ Experience leading a successful corporate team to address sophisticated issues and shared recommendations to executive management

+ Strong communication skills (verbal & written)

+ Strong analytical problem-solving skills

+ High emotional intelligence

+ Resilience and persistence to overcome obstacles to reach sustainable solutions

About Our Team:

The Talent Development Program Office is a dynamic organization responsible for the quality and measurement of learning and development culture at SNL/NTESS. We are responsible for performance measures, quality assurance, evaluations, metrics, managing policy, processes, and procedures to determine the effectiveness of training. In addition, the department is responsible for the administration of the University Programs available to the members of the workforce.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

+ Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 682966



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-04-28 Expires: 2022-06-15

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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