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Fellow, Amateur Scouting 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Description

The Pirates Why

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a storied franchise in Major League Baseball who are reinventing themselves on every level. Boldly and relentlessly pursuing excellence by:

  • purposefully developing a player and people-centered culture;
  • deeply connecting with our fans, partners, and colleagues;
  • passionately creating lifetime memories for generations of families and friends; and
  • meaningfully impacting our communities and the game of baseball.

At the Pirates, we believe in the power of a diverse workforce and strive to create an inclusive culture centered in Passion, Innovation, Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Empathy, and Service.

Job Summary

Support, execute, and enhance Amateur Scouting Department processes in preparation for the Major League Baseball Draft while relentlessly pursuing personal and professional growth opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Learn about, and support current evaluative methods and efforts employed by Amateur Scouting Department.
  • Develop subjective scouting lens through in-person scouting opportunities, video scouting, and connection opportunities with members of our Amateur Scouting Department.
  • Procure, catalog, and interpret key data inputs, including but not limited to game charting, swing/pitch data, Head & Heart assessments, video capture, and player profiles.
  • Disseminate relevant industry news and information.
  • Complete research-based studies that aim to advance department processes and creatively improve productivity by seeking out techniques and technologies to improve the evaluative process and create competitive advantages.
  • Work with Assistant Director, Amateur Scouting Operations to assist in daily tasks in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Attend, and assist with the planning of department meetings throughout the scouting cycle.
  • Collaboration opportunities with Baseball Operations Departments such as Informatics, Body Team, Major/Minor League Operations.
 
Position Requirements

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong work ethic with ability to multi-task.
  • Communicate effectively with Amateur Scouting Department, and other Baseball Operations staff
  • Proficiency in Excel, and other Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to operate standard and high-speed cameras, keep a box score of a baseball game, and recognize and identify pitch types.

Desired:

  • Previous exposure to, or willingness to learn, R or Python.
 
Location BBO Major League  
Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Shift Various Shifts  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://PittsburghPirates.appone.com



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