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Master Resilience Trainer - Performance Experts

at Armed Forces Services Corporation

Posted: 6/18/2019
Job Reference #: *3692410C5B618E62

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Master Resilience Trainer - Performance Experts

Fort Stewart


The Master Resilience Trainer – Performance Experts supports government client’s program at multiple locations. MRT-PEs teach mental skills, resilience, and performance enhancement techniques to Service Members, Families, and Civilians. Teaching is conducted in group and individual settings, and includes general education in human performance along with personalized training on how to acquire and apply specific mental skills and techniques that cultivate the mental and emotional strength necessary to thrive in an era of overwhelming demands and persistent conflict. The mental skills and techniques taught by the program include: Building Confidence, Goal Setting, Attention Control, Energy Management, Integrating Imagery, and Team Building. Using these principles, MRT-PEs help the clients to become high performing “tactical athletes” and help foster high performing “unit teams” in preparation for, during, and following combat operations. Specifically, MRTPEs teach performance psychology to further promote excellence and efficiency during physical, technical, and tactical training, as well as during the challenges of combat operations. MRT-PEs also provide tailored education to facilitate Wounded Warriors in their transition back to their units or to civilian life. The program teams are comprised of 5-10 MRT-PEs and led by a Site Manager with seasoned prior military experience.

Tasks, responsibilities, and additional duties include:

- Attend training exercises and field operations as requested by individual units to serve as a performance enhancement consultant and to coach the clients and leaders on the acquisition of performance psychology techniques and their application to individual military tasks and unit operations.

- Provide tailored educational programs and workshops to help Families and Civilians living and working in demanding environments achieve success and accomplish personal, professional, and family goals.

- Recommend improvements to all aspects of the program operations.

- Perform routine program operational duties.

- Conduct assessment, assist in program evaluation, and support research projects being conducted locally.

- Assist or provide program overview briefings to VIPs and high-ranking leaders when required.

- Develop and maintain professional development relating to all aspects of performance enhancement, academic proficiency, and military-related knowledge.

- Perform additional duties as required.


Degree Requirements:
Masters or Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Psychology, Counseling, or Kinesiology with a specialized emphasis in sport and/or performance psychology.

General Qualifications:

A MRT-PE must have experience working with adult clients developing performance enhancement skills, education and training for use in a physical or motor performance arena.

- Ability to obtain NACI clearance

- Additional required skills include: Excellent oral and written communications skills; experience teaching large, small, and individual audiences; ability to work well within a team environment; desired skills include: Familiarity with biofeedback techniques, military environment, and resiliency training.

Physical Requirements;

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Office Demands:

- Must accurately record your daily timesheet per AFSC’s Timekeeping Policy

- Must be able to operate general office equipment including but not limited to: computer, phones and related media and information devices on most or all workdays

- Ability to communicate and interact with others, both in person and/or by telephone to conduct business

- Working under time pressure

- Working rapidly for long periods to meet deadlines

- Must be able to travel as needed and adhere to AFSC travel policies and procedures.

- Must be able to enter private homes that may or may not provide easy access for those with physical disabilities or those recovering from physical rehabilitation or post-recovery mobility.

- Position requires ability to transport self from office locations to private homes, other offices and facilities where training and other program activities occur.

- Physical requirements can typically be characterized as active: Lifting, bending, sitting on the floor, climbing may be required in the position. Requires lifting or moving various pieces of equipment, maximum 40 lbs. Position may require work on hands and knees to conduct program activities.

Major Job activities and mental requirements:

- Multiple concurrent tasks

- Ability to perform under stress

- Reading and comprehension

- Writing

- Problem solving

- Confidentiality

- Customer contact

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Armed Forces Services Corporation (AFSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.