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Lab Data Analyst

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RFID Lab at Auburn University

Division Name
College of Business

Position Title
Lab Data Analyst

Job Class Code

Appointment Status

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The RFID Lab at Auburn University is currently accepting applications for the position of Lab Data Analyst. This position will oversee all aspects of data management and analytics to support programmatic and research operations for Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID ) within its unit and to external partners.

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Essential Functions

- Develops, compiles, and maintains large data sets; collects and analyzes data to provide reports to enhance the mission and goals of the lab. Monitors and assures quality of data and determines how to translate into usable, actionable information for the formation and execution of strategies and measures of success.

- Collaborates with key stakeholders to identify areas for improvement, assess current practices, and develop customized solutions that align with the unit’s unique needs and goals. Provides ongoing consultation and support to ensure that the recommended improvements are successfully implemented and yield measurable results.

- Designs standard and customized reports, dashboards and templates that provide an overview of operational, business, and financial data for stakeholders and RFID Lab leadership. Assists in the creation of operational metrics and key performance indicators, using such standards to assist stakeholders in managing business operations to achieve best practices including process improvement, cost savings, revenue generation, spend patterns, and increased efficiencies.

- Develops and communicates with stakeholders, suppliers, business partners, professional organizations, and others in support of program initiatives. Provides support and feedback on business reports to ensure that data is used effectively. Disseminates program outcomes and findings through journal publications, news articles, and conference presentations.

- Establishes policies and procedures for the data governance, data security and integrity, and data definitions for the unit.

- Manages and coordinates data management efforts across the RFID Lab to ensure accurate and consistent reporting including training materials for students and student team management.

- May Travel for recruiting, events, and research as necessary.

- May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees.

- May Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in designing, analyzing, and reporting data.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

- Basic Knowledge of Radio Frequency systems and computer networks.

- Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft 365 tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Power Platform, etc.

- Must be proficient with data tools such as Python, SQL, Excel, Tableau, Power BI, etc.

Minimum Technology Skills

- Technically capable with the ability to quickly become familiar with hardware, software, processes, and new technologies.

- Excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills.

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range
$45,100 - $72,200

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Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, 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. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
    • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
    • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience in designing, analyzing, and reporting data?
    • Yes
    • No

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