Special Operations Cognitive Enhancement Practitioner (Camp Lejeune, NC) - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

North Carolina
United States


Special Operations Cognitive Enhancement Practitioner (Camp Lejeune, NC)


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Cognitive Enhancement is an interdisciplinary field that uses evidence-based psychological, neurocognitive, and psychophysiological tests to assess and enhance various aspects of cognitive/psychological performance.

The Cognitive Enhancement Practitioner (CEP) shall interpret test results and provide feedback and recommendations to Service Members based on assessment results. Provides connections with or referrals to additional POTFF or medical resources when appropriate based on assessment results and other data collected. The CEP shall perform the following functions:

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Biofeedback and/or neurofeedback training with active duty service members to enhance cognitive/psychological performance and psychophysiology.
  • Train and educate active duty personnel in specific cognitive and behavioral skills to enhance cognitive/psychological performance to include: attention/concentration training, problem-solving training, emotional regulation, energy management, memory enhancement, interpersonal skills, goal-setting, and mTBI related deficits or compensatory mechanisms. Training shall utilize evidence-based practices and occur in both individual and group settings.
  • Advise unit leadership on matters relating to mental performance and performance psychology.
  • Attend and participate in meetings with other POTFF staff members and medical personnel as requested and/or required. Collaborate with the POTFF staff to enhance the quality and effectiveness of human performance development and interventions.
  • Participate in periodic meetings to review POTFF services provided to service members and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop and promulgate training materials as requested and required by POTFF and unit leadership.
  • Support psychophysiological, cognitive, and/or psychological performance research conducted under supervision of POTFF leadership.
  • Provide educational briefings to units and commands on a range of cognitive/psychological performance domains.
  • Utilize computers, software, and technologies as required and requested by unit and POTFF leadership.
  • Document work performed, domain/billet utilization, referrals, and all other information requested by POTFF Leadership.

Required Education/Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • This position requires a Secret Clearance or Top Secret Clearance, or the ability to obtain a clearance.
  • The CEP must p ossess a doctoral degree in a field of Psychology, or related area of study , including a minimum of 1 course or 1 year of practical experience in interpretation of cognitive assessments.
  • The CEP shall have a minimum of 3 years or more within the past five years of demonstrable accumulated experience practicing performance psychology, or a related field with military members, athletes and groups of athletes at the levels of NCAA Collegiate, Olympic, or professional sports, or other individuals or groups requiring high levels of mental and physical performance (experience with Special Operations personnel preferred).
  • The CEP shall have extensive experience in psychological assessment and interpretation, as demonstrated by formal coursework or practical work.
  • Experience in cognitive assessment and interpretation required.
  • The CEP shall have e xperience, or willingness to receive training, in EEG/QEEG assessment, computerized neurocognitive testing, and Neurofeedback.
  • The CEP shall have extensive experience in the application of performance psychology principles, or closely related field, to optimize cognitive and psychological performance and psychophysiology, especially through the application of neurofeedback and biofeedback.
  • Healthcare professionals must possess a current, full, active and unrestricted license to practice in any of the U.S. States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • All Healthcare Professionals shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).

Desired Education/Experience/Skills/Training:

  • QEEG (IQCB) or BCN certification is highly desirable, but not required.
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, a state license to practice in the fields of mental health, counseling, psychology, or social work is beneficial, but not required.
  • Experience using brain imagining studies in practice or research.
  • History of teaching neuroanatomy at a university level.

Standard Company Requirements:

  • Must comply with Safety, Health and Environmental plan, policies and procedures.
  • Must comply with the Quality Assurance plan, policies and procedures.
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance.
  • Responsible for completing all required training.
  • Perform other assignments and duties, as required.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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