Specialist, Data Analytics & Statistics

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

ADR Start-Up Timothy Moore

Division Name

School of Pharmacy

Position Title

Specialist, Data Analytics & Statistics

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Data Analytics and Statistics Specialist provides data management and analytics to support programmatic and research operations across a School/College.

Essential Functions

1. In collaboration with College/School’s Division of Research, assists faculty in the planning and implementation of data analysis strategies that support submission of competitive research applications to include prospective sample size and power calculations, population-based statistical analyses of large data sets, and fundamental statistical comparisons of experimental results and outcomes. Serves as the expert statistician and resource for all departments.
2. Provides statistical expertise to faculty in analysis of research project results and technical writing of statistical content that is included in all types of scholarly communications including conference presentations, news articles, and journal publications. Represents the School/College effectively in the greater community through publication, presentations or similar means.
3. Develops, plans, and implements data analysis strategies that support academic, research, and outreach programmatic evaluations and assessments. Conducts strategy meetings and follows up with a School/College’s leadership to ensure the program goals are achieved. Designs and carries out analytical studies in support of the School/College, often involving complex or advanced research methods.
4. Responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationship management ( CRM ) services, to include quality control, reporting and delivering data to the various School/College entities. Assists the Dean in making use of data, findings and perspectives from one-time and recurring analytical studies in support of the School/College’s efforts to increase enrollment and improve programs, bringing information to bear on unit decision making. Establishes policies and procedures for data governance, data security, integrity and data definitions for the School/College.
5. Maintains user-friendly databases to ensure required data are accessible, can be accurately incorporated into reports, and that useful reports are available to appropriate stakeholders.
6. May perform other duties as assigned.

Education Level

Masters degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Mathematics, Statistics, Business or related field

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in the application of statistical methods to collect, summarize, analyze, interpret, and present data..

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

- Knowledge of data management, statistical analysis, research methods, and basic math.
- Knowledge of analyzing data and use the findings to guide decision making.

Minimum Technology Skills

- Must have superior data analysis expertise in Excel
- Strong knowledge of Customer Relationship Management ( CRM ) software and database management

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$59,700 - $99,600

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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  1. How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. Do you have a Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Mathematics, Statistics, Business or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have a minimum of 3 years experience in the application of statistical methods to collect, summarize, analyze, interpret, and present data?
    • Yes
    • No

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