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Job listing closed on 16 Nov 2023
5 Nov 2023

Performance Science Assistant

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ San Francisco, CA, USA
Full Time
1+ year exp.
US$65,000 – US$95,000 per year

Title: Performance Science Assistant

Department: Baseball Operations

Status: Full-Time

Location: San Francisco, CA

Position Summary:

The San Francisco Giants Baseball Club is seeking a Performance Science Assistant. This position offers a unique opportunity to apply performance science and analytics to improve the performance and well-being of players across the Giants organization. As a Performance Science Assistant, you will maintain high scientific rigor and adapt it to an applied sport setting. You are expected to work independently and cross-functionally across the Baseball Operations Department. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, critical thinking, interdisciplinary knowledge in human performance, and the ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with compilation and interpretation of biomechanics data for multiple stakeholders.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses that focus on human performance in the game of baseball.
  • Effectively communicate with players, coaches, and staff to ensure high quality support and service.
  • Develop novel analytical approaches for evaluating and identifying baseball talent.
  • Analyze Giantsโ€™ biomechanics data sets to better identify markers of health, injury, and performance.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in baseball or passion for the game of baseball required.
  • BS or MS with a minimum of 1 year work experience in biomechanics, sports/exercise science, neuroscience, kinesiology, or related field required.
  • Proficient in data visualization and data interpretation pertinent to human movement.
  • Proficient in programming languages (Python or R preferred) and relational databases (SQL).
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with a diverse team across the organization required.
  • Ability to work independently and work as part of a cross-functional group required.
  • Experience w biomechanical instruments, including motion capture, force platforms, IMUs, and EMG preferred.

At the San Francisco Giants, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be in the range of $65,000 to $95,000 and will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience and other factors the San Francisco Giants consider relevant to the hiring decision.

In addition to your salary, the San Francisco Giants believe in providing a competitive total rewards package for our employees. We offer employees a full range of best-in-class benefits with robust medical, dental and vision coverage, a generous 401(K) matching program, and complimentary Giants tickets. At the Giants, we prioritize employee wellbeing by offering dedicated mental health support, a hybrid working environment, transportation benefits, wellness programs, and paid time off. All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.

At the Giants, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition or disability, genetic condition, marital status, domestic partnership status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status and any other protected class under federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.

Deadline to apply is November 14, 2023

All employment applications are reviewed upon receipt.