Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Facility Security Officer to join the Institutional Security department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position and is eligible for full benefits.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Institutional Security, the Operational Security Manager (OSM) is responsible for leading, coordinating, and overseeing the fulfillment of facility security. To accomplish this, the OSM will hold the title of Facility Security Officer (FSO), and will exercise supervision over a part-time Trade Control Officer (TCO) and network of trade-control associates, as well as operational supervision over internal security personnel across the institution. The OSM is charged with designing, implementing, and making recommendations to maintain the Institution’s security posture and adherence to appropriate Federal regulations. They oversee the operation and application of facility security, insider threat, and equipment security, both directly and through engagement with associates. They are responsible for engaging with scientific and engineering researchers and research activities – including those involving sensitive and classified work – to ensure effective alignment with regulations on proscribed technologies, proscribed countries, data dissemination, and Institutional security strategies, plans, and procedures.
Working for the Senior Director for Institutional Security, and with Institutional leaders for cybersecurity and physical security, the OSM will:
Working with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) and under the provisions of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM/DoD 5220.22):
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift less than 25 lbs and carry 0-10 lbs. Visual abilities to include near and ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions. Other physical tasks include occasional standing/walking, repetitive motion. Other occupational requirements include talking, traveling as required for business objectives, working around others, and with others. Will be exposed to electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards and prolonged work hours. Physical duties are subject to change.