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MLB (PDP), Data & Analytics Intern / Amateur Sports

USA Baseball

Position Background:

The Data and Analytics Intern of the Prospect Development Pipeline supports the day to day operation of one of USA Baseball and Major League Baseball’s newest initiative within the amateur game. The Prospect Development Pipeline (PDP) is a collaborative effort between USA Baseball and the Commissioner’s Office that delivers an official evaluation and mentoring program for amateur draft and college recruiting aged athletes. Part of the larger movement to improve the experience of players within the amateur game, the PDP is a platform for direct interaction between athletes and MLB, and enables MLB and USA Baseball to provide the marketplace with a fair value, official evaluation opportunity.

This position will be responsible for the organization of aggregate data from PDP evaluations, as well as other evaluations held around the country, and unifying various digital resources and assets for the creation of personalized Player Reports sent to all participating athletes. The position will report to the Director of the Prospect Development Pipeline and will be supported by additional staff who will assist in the growth of the program.

Position Responsibilities:

-Liaison with Major League Baseball on all player registration procedures along with event assessment data and player reports
-Serves as the lead communication vehicle between the PDP and participating athletes/families
-Manages the organization of event information and data for the creation of PDP personalized Player Reports
-Directs the flow of athlete data and information between USA Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
-Identifies areas of future growth for the program, including collaboration with other USA Baseball Sport Development amateur initiatives

Basic Qualifications:

-All candidates should have a background within baseball, and a passion for the sport
-Candidates must possess strong organizational skills showing the ability to be detail oriented in aggregating many different data sets into a streamlined process
-All candidates must demonstrate exceptional literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint)
-Must have an excellent attitude and work well in a team setting
-Candidates should possess an interest in player development and long-term player safety initiatives

Preferred Qualifications

-Ability to utilize existing and emerging technologies within the game to achieve team goals
Previous experience with R Studio, 3D Issue, or other relevant software

Required Education

-Working towards a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Communications, Technology or other relevant degree

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