supervisory survey statistician resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking Statistician with deep expertise in quantitative analysis. Offering strengths in assessing data reliability and eliminating errors. Highly adept in technical writing and process documentation.

  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Multitasking
  • Decision-making
  • Project planning
  • Supervision
  • Database management
  • Training & Development
  • Collaboration
  • Organizational skills
  • MS Office
  • Critical thinking
  • Analytical
  • SAS
01/2015 to Current Supervisory Survey Statistician Department Of Agriculture | Laurel, MS,
  • Formally supervise junior employees who work on survey coordination and survey improvement research tasks, including work on the Current Population Survey (CPS) School Enrollment supplement.
  • Advise and train junior employees on job tasks and requirements by providing critical feedback and guidance as needed.
  • Delegate tasks under the umbrella of the Current Population Survey (CPS) Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement project.
  • Develop plans and SAS programs to validate survey data, using summary statistics, data step programs, macros, user generated formats, etc.
  • Research issues found in survey data and develop and implement procedures to correct the data.
  • Maintain and improve functionality of an Access database containing survey metadata, including programming the background SQL and Visual Basic code.
  • Manage the processing and creation of large scale data file, including leading the review of micro data about on health, disability, program participation, income, and demographics for public release.
  • Co-leading a multi-divisional effort in creating a new processing system for the CPS ASEC Supplement, a large scale data file containing economic and demographic data.
  • This includes identifying, planning, strategizing, researching and formally documenting requirments and specifications for data processing systems, metadata systems, and data dissemination plans.
  • Negotiating with counterparts within my organization in areas of project requirements, specifications, schedules, processes, and prioritization for the development of the new ASEC processing system which produces economic and demographic data.
  • Establish good working relationship with various levels of management in order to have good rapport while advising superiors regarding the best course of action on projects involving the CPS ASEC by providing implications regarding feasibility, risk, schedule, resources, etc.
  • Develop and maintain a project schedule for the yearly implementation of the CPS ASEC supplement processing system while monitoring the progress on the project and direct staff from both technical and subject matters areas to meet the critical due dates.
  • Identify operational and methodological issues with data and researching and implementing solutions.
  • Lead multidivisional update meetings to communicate program information on the status of file creation for each year of the CPS ASEC Supplement.
  • Lead the development of improved training for field data collection staff.
  • This includes implementing a pilot training sessions to test possible updates.
  • Improve and maintain documentation and procedures for the CPS ASEC, including technical documentation, data editing specifications, disclosure avoidance specifications, and survey processing procedures.
  • Develop a standardized system for data edit specification version management.
  • Develop processes for providing data to the new Micro Data Access Tool (MDAT) by collaborating with staff is Demographic Systems Division (DSD) and Center for Enterprise Dissemination (CED).
06/2009 to 01/2015 Survey Statistician Department Of Health And Human Services | Lawrence, KS,
  • Updated, enhanced, and maintained an MS Project timeline for the pre-data collection activities of the Current Population Survey (CPS) Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement.
  • Created specifications for computerized survey instruments using requirments gathered from survey sponsors.
  • Tested survey instruments for path flow, functionality, and output data.
  • Performed coordination activities before, during, and after data collection on multiple supplements to the CPS.
  • This includes activities related to training interviewers, fielding the data collection, and processing the data, along with other tasks.
  • Reviewed data on health, disability, program participation, income and demographics for internal and public use.
  • Coordinated the development of classroom training for survey interviewers and led a team writing and editing of all related documents.
06/2008 to 06/2009 Survey Liason Catholic Charities Of The Archidiocese Of Washington | Gaithersburg, MD,
  • Wrote and edited survey interviewing manuals for the American Community Survey (ACS).
  • Wrote memos and operations logs relaying information form Census Headquarters for Field Division staff.
  • Troubleshoot problems with collecting ACS data.
  • Tracked and issued reports on data collection progress.
  • Updated monthly cost and mileage reports for management to review.
04/2007 to 07/2007 Housing Coordinator Smithsonian Center For Folklife And Cultural Heritage | City, STATE,
  • Managed and updated MS Access database with participant information for 2007 Folklife Festival.
  • Oversaw hotel reservations for 700+ people.
  • Accepted, recorded, and tracked guest payments.
  • Worked closely with hotel staff on catering and housing issues.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2012 to to Master of Science | Survey Methodology University of Maryland, College Park College Park, , GPA:
  • Completed coursework demographic methods, statistics, questionnaire design, sample design, and overall survey design.
  • Designed and conducted research projects using multiple sources of survey data
  • Presented results of research using survey data and solutions to methodological and operation issues to outside program partner, professors, and fellow students.
Expected in 05/2006 to to Bachelor's degree | Economics and American Studies University of Maryland, College Park College Park, , MD GPA:

Coursework in Business Statistics, Economic Statistics, International Economics, Advanced Macroeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Quantitative Methods in Economics, Health Economics, Principles of Accounting

Expected in 01/2019 to to Master's Certificate | Project Management George Washington University, The, Washington, DC GPA:

Includes coursework in Business Process Analysis, and Scheduling and Cost Control.

  • Department of Commerce Bronze Award - 2015 (For effective design and deployment of the "Parallel" Sample for the 2015 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement)
  • Department of Commerce Bronze Award - 2019 (For designing, evaluating, and implementing and updated income and poverty processing system for the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement)

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  • University of Maryland, College Park College Park
  • University of Maryland, College Park College Park
  • George Washington University, The

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  • Supervisory Survey Statistician
  • Survey Statistician
  • Survey Liason
  • Housing Coordinator


  • Master of Science
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