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Bering Straits Native Corporation Cognitive Performance Specialist in Luke AFB, Arizona

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SUMMARY

Bering Global Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Cognitive Performance Specialist for the 56th Fighter Pilot Performance Program at Luke AFB, AZ. This position will support the initial standup of a human performance team in a military setting. This work will take place in a first-of-its-kind human performance (HP) facility that incorporates job-specific conditioning, cutting-edge HP technology, and easy-access to prehab & rehab physical therapy.

Cognitive performance will address learning speed, recall, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Comparatively, emotional resiliency addresses stress management, mindfulness, and awareness. Whereas increasing physical capacity & durability focuses on the physical demands of the tactical athlete - elevating cockpit performance while reducing injury incident rates & DNIF durations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.

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 and man-machine interface. Assist project manager with planning, scheduling, execution and validations of the HP program efficiency and effectiveness. 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 programs.

  • Provide HP program support with cognitive performance training, assessments, and man machine interface.

  • Assist project manager with planning, scheduling, execution and validations of the HP program efficiency and effectiveness.

QUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required (Minimum) Qualifications

  • 5 years combined experience with psychology, counseling, and kinesiology

  • MA or MS degree in Human Performance, Kinesiology, or Exercise Science, and/or Sport Sciences with a specialization in Sport Psychology or similar

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

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

  • Build rapport with students and motivate them to achieve higher levels of performance

  • Strong communication (written and oral), leadership and organizational skills

  • Study, follow and apply designated AF training and safety directives and guidelines

  • Effectively work with frequent changes, interruptions and varying environmental conditions

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

Preferred

  • Ph.D. in Psychology with an emphasis in Performance Psychology

  • Association for Applied Sports Psychology Consultant Certification

  • Experience in the aerospace industry, test pilot/astronaut or similar man-machine high-performance environment preferred.

  • Board certified in sports psychology is desired

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • No supervisory responsibilities.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS

As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

Requisition ID: 2983

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