Job Opening ID: 177805
Work Location: Ann Arbor Campus
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Organizational Group: Intercolleg Athletic
Posting Begin/End Date: 9/04/2019 - 9/11/2019
Salary:Paid Time Off:
Career Interest: Athletics
How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Michigan Baseball is seeking an Assistant Director of Baseball Operations. This person will work closely with the Head Coach, Assistant Coaches and staff to conduct research and develop methods that encourage the effective understanding and application of information throughout Baseball Operations.
Research, develop and test mathematical, statistical and predictive models to support Baseball Operations in player evaluation, roster construction and game tactics.
Conduct research to improve the organization's understanding of the game of baseball.
Prepare and explore a variety of baseball data sets and construct workflows to utilize this data.
Communicate closely with the coaches, staff, student managers, analytics team and student athletes in the gathering and application of baseball information.
Evaluate and lead implementation of advanced technologies.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in statistics, engineering, applied math, physics, quantitative social sciences, computer science, operations research or similar field.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and intercollegiate athletics.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
Ability to communicate technical ideas to non-technical audiences using data visualization.
Proficiency with R/Python or similar statistical programming languages.
Experience analyzing baseball data and strong understanding of sabermetric concepts.
Experience with machine learning techniques or video processing is strongly preferred.
Experience with player tracking data or biometric data sets is strongly preferred.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.