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Performance Science Assistant - Latin America - Tampa Bay Rays (St. Petersburg · FL)

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** Please note - this position will be based out of the Rays Latin American Complex in the Dominican Republic. **

Title: Performance Science Assistant – Latin America 

Description: This position will assist the Baseball Performance Science (BBPS), Latin American Academy, Player Development, and entire Baseball Operations staff in coordinating the Latin American Academy BBPS technology, administering BBPS testing sessions, collecting and maintaining data, and generating new initiatives for the department. This person will also be responsible for ensuring that the flow of information in and out of the department is timely, comprehensive, and accurate.

Department: Baseball Performance Science

Reporting Relationships: Director, Baseball Performance Science 

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate usage of available technological resources for player development and medical staff.
  • Operate existing and investigate new technological resources including, but not limited to, motion capture systems, force platforms, and wearable sensors.
  • Collaborate with other members of performance science, clinical staff, and player development staff to perform athlete assessments and provide feedback obtained from technological resources.
  •  Leverage existing data from baseball technology to research and improve processes for player evaluation, development, and wellness.
  • Maintain and organize various forms of sports science data (roster updates, wellness, workload monitoring, etc.).
  • Strengthen daily lines of communication between Baseball Performance Science and Player Development in our Latin American Academy. 
  • Assist in the streamlining efforts of testing, protocols, and initiatives between the US-based affiliates and the Latin American complex. 
  • Contribute to all BBPS initiatives, data exploration, and hypothesis-driven analyses.

Qualifications
  • A foundation in a performance science-related field including, including an aptitude to learn biomechanics, exercise physiology, and/or neuromuscular control. 
  • Demonstrated experience in various software platforms including SQL, Office Suite, and Athlete Management Systems. 
  • Proven background in conducting baseball performance science-related research.
  • Capacity to communicate complex and technical information to a varied audience. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate in Spanish and English is required.

Location: Dominican Republic with travel as needed 

Application Instructions: In addition to your resume and cover letter, please provide a written response to the following: ¿Dónde te ves dentro de cinco años? 

All offers contingent on a satisfactory background check.

Statement: All applicants for employment are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Applicants with qualifying disabilities or bona fide religious objections, or who are pregnant, may be exempted from this requirement or otherwise accommodated if they are unable to be vaccinated.

Acknowledgement: (Yes/No) I understand that if offered a role and by accepting a role with the Tampa Bay Rays or Rowdies, I will be participating in COVID-19 community risk mitigation practices including wearing masks in common areas and being vaccinated against the virus.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. ¿Dónde te ves dentro de cinco años? Por favor escribe tu respuesta en español.