Cognitive Performance Coach

Key Role:

Apply subject matter expertise in the areas of psychology, performance psychology, counseling, or kinesiology to conduct research across functional areas, including cognitive enhancement and accelerated learning, instructor development and training, tactical training, holistic human performance training, curriculum development technology, software development and research, and program evaluation and assessment. Analyze and identify needs and provide viable interventions, including training and performance support. Analyze the development of research procedures. Use simulation technology and biofeedback to promote excellence and efficiency for physical, technical, and tactical training during the challenges of combat operations or pressure situations. Gather data, compile information into documents regarding sport psychology, and leverage mental expertise and cognitive enhancement training techniques. Apply expertise in the subject matter, including industry best practices of operational and functional physical fitness from military and professional sports for the development of training and other technology-based learning solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with psychology, counseling, or kinesiology research supporting the DoD

  • Ability to work independently or in a team and meet deadlines

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • MA or MS degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with promoting and teaching holistic wellness strategies and techniques
  • Experience with using biofeedback
  • Knowledge of research procedures to develop and analyze best practices
  • Ability to collaborate with team on pursuing objectives set forth by leadership and presenting the strategy and progress, as needed
  • Ability to promote brain health and cognitive performance
  • Ability to customize programs through biofeedback and performance metrics
  • Ability to strategize with a holistic team of performance experts to customize the delivery of the performance training program
  • Army Performance Expert Certification

  • Association for Applied Sports Psychology Consultant Certification

  • Graduate of Army’s Master Resilience Training Course

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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