• Cognitive Performance Specialist | Bering Straits Native Corporation

    Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma


    Visit our website at www.beringstraits.com to apply!



    Bering Global Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Bering Global Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is seeking a full-time Cognitive Performance Specialist day-to-day operations of a human performance (HP) program supporting Air Force pilot training at Altus AFB, OK. This work will incorporate job-specific conditioning, cutting-edge HP technology, and easy-access to prehab & rehab physical therapy.

    As part of the broader Human Performance team, the Cognitive Performance Specialist will work closely with one or more Strength and Conditioning Coaches and Performance Dietitians to help student pilots and/or instructor pilots (depending on duty station) perform optimally and remain physically and mentally able to perform. At a minimum, the program will address chronic neck and back pain, increased cognitive demands of modern flying operations, and the need for holistic resiliency.



    $72,000 TO $82,000



    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.

    • Assist with planning, scheduling, execution and validations of the human performance 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.
    • Develops and delivers relevant cognitive performance content and teaching materials for all human performance syllabi.
    • Employs appropriate social marketing tools to meet program goals and objectives.
    • Delivers briefings, educational sessions, and seminars as needed.
    • Maintain all professional credentials and certifications.
    • Perform cleaning/sanitization of facility space and equipment utilized for cognitive performance training services and activities.
    • Act as an independent student advocate by coordinating with the local Program Director to advise local commanders on aircrew issues including culture, to include inclusivity and belonging, flight discipline, student-instructor interactions and relationships, attitudes, climate, safety, and other topics as necessary. Students will remain anonymous unless in imminent danger.




      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 Necessary) Qualifications (applies to both this section and KSAO\u2019s)

      • 5 years combined experience with psychology, counseling, and kinesiology.
      • Master\u2019s degree in Sports Psychology, Human Performance, Kinesiology, or Exercise Science, and/or Sport Sciences with a specialization in Sport Psychology or similar.


        Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

        • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
        • Ability to work independently and 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.



            • Association for Applied Sports Psychology Consultant Certification



              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. Employee 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; Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining the physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking, or standing.


              • This position is not currently subject to federal or company requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination or regular testing; but this is subject to change at any time. Employees are expected to comply with all current and future federal and company requirements.


                • This position is not subject to federal requirements regarding Department of Transportation \u201csafety-sensitive\u201d functions.

                  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 gym or classroom setting. Occasional travel may be required.



                  • None



                    As a condition of employment, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and have acceptable background check results. If applicable to the contract, you must also obtain the appropriate clearance levels required and 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 employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


                    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


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