General Dynamics Information Technology Lead Cognitive Performance Coach in Ft Belvoir, Virginia

Job Description

Provides subject matter expertise in the areas of Psychology, Performance Psychology, Counseling, or Kinesiology to conduct research across seven functional areas of: Cognitive Enhancement and Accelerated Learning, Instructor Development and Training, Tactical Training, Holistic Human Performance Training, Curriculum Development Technology and Software Development and Research, Program Evaluation and Assessment.

  • Analyzes and identifies needs and provides viable interventions, including training and performance support.

  • Participates in the development of research procedures.

  • Utilized simulation technology and biofeedback to promote excellence and efficiency during physical, technical, and tactical training, as well as during the challenges of combat operations or pressure situations

  • Gathers data and compiles information into documents related to sport psychology to include mental skills and cognitive enhancement training techniques.

  • Provides subject matter expertise, applying industry best practices of operational and functional physical fitness from military and professional sports in the development of training and other technology-based learning solutions.

  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced personnel.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant subject matter expertise as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education

  • MA/MS in the field of Psychology, Counseling, or Kinesiology with a specialized emphasis in sport and/or performance psychology.

  • PhD degree in the field of Psychology, Counseling, or Kinesiology with a specialized emphasis in sport and/or performance psychology, preferred

Qualifications

10-15 years of related experience inPsychology, Counseling, or Kinesiology with a specialized emphasis in sport and/or performance psychology. A PhD may be substituted for 8 years experience

Preferred: Graduateof Army’s Master Resilience Training Course; Certified Army Performance Expert

Preferred CPC qualifications include certified consultant status w/ the Association for Applied Sports Psychology

Clearance Requiement is for both TS-SCI and Secret positions

Travel: Yes

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Job ID2018-45376

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionScience and Engineering

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time