Responsibilities include the direct interface with various athletic teams and providing meaningful, accurate, and clearly communicated data reports to coaching staff and performance staff members. Individual will work directly with ITS and external companies/vendors that supply data to Nebraska Athletics to obtain data for analyses. Individual will also interact with recruiting staff, coaches, and performance teams (NAPL, sports psychology, etc.) to deliver data-driven reports and statistics to support and augment the decision-making processes of practitioners in Nebraska Athletics. Individual will support data-driven decisions including player recruitment, player development, player evaluation, and coaching. The selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or closely related field. Minimum of two years working in a professional role with an NCAA Division I Department of Athletics or with a professional sports team in the NFL, NBA, MLB, etc. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required with the ability to report and present relevant results in a clear and efficient manner.
The ideal candidate may have direct experience with database engineering and/or database management techniques preferred. Direct experience with recruiting data, player development data, wearable technologies (e.g., Catapult), game data, and/or box scores from various websites and sources preferred. Direct experience with statistical packages including SAS and SPSS preferred.
Posted Salary: $65,000/yr minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 73906
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.