**Job Title:** Sports Science Specialist | Sanford Sports Science Institute | Sioux Falls
  

  
**City:** Sioux Falls
  

  
**State:** South Dakota
  

  
**Department**  **:** SANFORD SPORTS SCIENCE INSTITU
  

  
**Job Schedule:** Full Time
  

  
**Shift:** Varies
  

  
**Hours Per Shift:** 8 hr
  

  
**JOB SUMMARY**
  

  
Aids in sports science related assessments with support of athlete services.  Knowledgeable in collecting and analyzing scientific data, creating assessment reports, and providing appropriate feedback and recommendations.  Ability to support senior team members.  May assist with research studies at Sanford Sports Science Institute with the goal of helping athletes optimize their health and performance.  Applies technical knowledge and specialized sports science skill sets to research projects.  Aids in research data collection, analysis, and dissemination.  May co-author scientific papers for presentation or publication.  Performs all functions under supervision.  Integrates with Sanford Sports Medicine teams including Sanford Power, Sports PT and Athletic Training. Supports tours, events, and education outreach opportunities.  May integrate with students at the Sport Science Institute.
  

  
**POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES**
  

  
Monitors patients' reactions during the assessment process to assist with diagnosis.Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records or writing reports. Conduct research or provide instruction on subject matter related to athletic training or sports medicine. Gathers information on trends and developments from studies and publications.Accepts and provides honest and respectful feedback.Utilizes designated data analysis software (both internal and external software) to analyze data.Communicates well downward, upward, and outward.Authors or co-authors white papers on specialized and state-of-the art topics.Completes current work according to assigned priorities.
  

  
**DEPARTMENT DETAILS**
  

  
**QUALIFICATIONS**
  

  
Possession of professional licensure and/or certification(s) within focus area of exercise or sports science, wellness, nutrition, or physical therapy preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.  Must have earned a bachelors degree from an accredited institution in the fields of Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sports Science, Movement Science, Nutrition, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy or other closely related discipline.
  

  
**About Sanford Health:**
  

  
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
  

  
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.
  

  
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
  

  
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .
  

  
In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S.

employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version  at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version  at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf .
  

  
**City:**  Sioux Falls
  
**State:**  South Dakota
  
**Job Function:**  Clinical Care
  
**Job Schedule:**  Full Time
  
**Shift:**  Varies
  
**Req Number:**  req26559

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About Sanford Health

Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with 45 hospitals and 289 clinics in nine states and three countries. With 28,000+ employees, including 1,300+ physicians in more than 80 specialty areas of medicine, Sanford Health is the largest employer in the Dakotas.

Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children’s clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases.

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