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Director of Sports Science

Company: EXOS
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

EXOS is a leader in the field of human performance, a category it created more than 20 years ago. Today, EXOS employs more than 4,500 people in over 600 locations worldwide. With award-winning facilities, sports medicine clinics, technology, and services, EXOS connects people to the solutions they need and provides comprehensive game plans, regardless of skill and sport, based on time-tested fundamentals and research in order to help people take control of their health and performance. At EXOS, we have a passion for performance through continuous self improvement. This persona is inspired by helping others in all of our EXOS Communities improve their personal performance. Our dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is more than a commitment at EXOS - it's the foundation of every great performance team. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. EXOS is trusted by hundreds of clients including leaders in business, health care, community organizations, and world champions in sports.

Job Summary:

The position will sit as part of the Staff Development and Methodology Team and be responsible for directing the EXOS approach to data collection and insights development related but not limited to athlete assessment, load management, recovery, and readiness and the role they play in optimizing human performance. The candidate will work as a member of an integrated methodology team and will play a key role in defining and executing how we quantify the intersection of exercise, nutrition, cognitive function and more.

This position will be responsible for informing and bringing to life the execution of data management across our elite athlete facilities. In addition to all data management across our four athlete training facilities, this position will be involved in tasks such as methodology evolution, advising performance program development (both digital initiatives and brick and mortar sites), and work with the staff development team on the creation of continuing education content for performance coaches (both internal and external). We are looking for a results-driven and visionary Director of Sports Science to be part of building our brand.

Job Description:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implementation and management of our athlete management system (AMS), with responsibility to develop data collection protocols, reporting dashboard, and support and education for facility performance coaches around implementation of the data.

  • Develop analysis and insights from the performance data collected with the goal of optimizing individual and collective athlete outcomes.

  • Work with the EXOS Methodology Team to quantify and examine our integrated approach to human performance, considering the intersection of exercise, applied neuroscience, and nutrition with recovery.

  • Step into workstreams in an advisory role in other aspects of the EXOS business (outside the 4 elite facilities) to ensure authenticity of final products/solutions.

  • Create literature reviews and position papers related to various topics and aspects of EXOS methodology and systems

  • Support partner integration initiatives related to sport science

  • Educate industry influencers on the EXOS Human Performance System

  • Work with the EXOS content team as well as partners to provide an expert point of view during the content creation process

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent understanding of and passion for human performance

  • Excellent technical writing skills

  • MS in Sport Science with a recovery or data science emphasis
  • PhD is preferred

  • CSCS is preferred

  • Experience in the practice of recovery practices, and athlete monitoring in a high performance environment

  • Strong project management skills

  • Tech savvy

  • Reflective & independent learner (eg, learns from mistakes, asks good questions)

  • Strong analytical skills (and ability to translate insight to action); solution-oriented

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Outstanding ability to think creatively to identify and resolve various operational issues

  • Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere

  • Ability to lead education sessions, simplifying and scaling educational content while not becoming overly reductionist.

  • Ability to maintain high levels of positivity and energy across numerous face-to-face interactions day in and day out

  • Strong knowledge of biomechanics, exercise physiology, and injury management

  • Proficiency in statistics and data aggregation platforms

  • High levels of humility, integrity, autonomy, self-motivation, and ability to work well in a team

  • This position is located in Phoenix, AZ and travel may be required

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

We are an equal opportunity employer

EXOS is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws. EXOS provides reasonable accommodation to employees and applicants for employment who have disabilities. You may request reasonable accommodation, in writing, by reaching out to our People Operations department at:

Attention: People Operations, Accommodations

2629 E. Rose Garden Ln.

Phoenix, AZ 85050

Learn more here:

  • EEO is the Law
  • EEO is the Law Supplement

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