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Mathematician

Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Salary:
45000/yr
Posted:
April 30, 2018

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ELLIOTT LIGHT, MSC

Albert Lea, MN *****507-***-**** • ac4llb@r.postjobfree.com

Linkedin.com/in/elliott-light/

EXECUTIVE PROFILE

Innovative and dynamic Data & Research Analyst with experience contributing to stellar reputations of renowned organizations and delivering exceptional service in progressive leadership roles. Highly-developed analytical skills and proven ability to identify problems and implement effective solutions while remaining efficient. Driven to communicate well and establish strong rapport in the field of statistics, working effectively with diverse groups of people. Empathetic and intuitive in executive interactions and adept at building trust and strong customer relations. Areas of expertise include…

Best Practices Implementation

Emotional Intelligence & Ethics

Research Implementation

Data Virtualization & Integrity

Results-Driven Decision Making

Project Management

Strategic Planning & Execution

Negotiation & Conflict Management

Technical Integration

Gap & Deficiency Identification

Statistical Research

Process Redesign

Conceptual Development

Performance Optimization

Quality Assurance & Control

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Masters Courses in Mathematics & Statistics

Concentration: Statistical Computing, Biostatistics & Survival Analysis, Categorical Data Analysis

Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN

Web Design Certified

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, & INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

Mezbahur Rahman, Samah Al-thubaiti, Reid W Breitenfeldt, Jinzhu Jiang, Elliott B Light, Rebekka H Molenaar, Mohammad Shaha A Patwary, Joshua A Wuollet, “A Note on Adaptive Box-Cox Transformation Parameter in Linear Regression,” International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science, Volume I, Issue IV, July 2016.

Intensive Care Unit Survival Chances, Statistical Computing, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN: 2014.

Chemotherapy Agent Survival Times, Biostatistics and Survival Analysis, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN: 2015.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

THERMO KING THE HOME DEPOT CARGILL, Albert Lea, MN

Inventory Assistant Associate June 2017 – Present

Cultivate a track record of success in an energetic, quota-driven environment. Arrange new merchandise with signage and appealing displays, boosting sales and moving overstocked items. Operate sales floor, exceeding sales and promotional goals on a regular basis. Interact with a diverse clientele, tailoring experiences, resolving issues, and following up on customer needs. Build rapport and heightened marketing initiatives by inviting customers to exclusive store events. Meticulously streamline daily tasks and clerical duties, inclusive of stocking, creating merchandise displays, remerchandising, pricing markdowns, transferring merchandise, inventory control, and handling cash.

Key Contribution:

Recognized for displaying outstanding customer service excellence.

MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, Mankato, MN

Teaching Assistant August 2014 – May 2016

Acted as leader within a matrix organization of the mathematics program; provided instruction and guidance for undergraduate students and a fellow TA from China in Intermediate Algebra. Determined strengths and weaknesses within curriculum models and made specific recommendations to leadership regarding improvements. Supervised students within classroom and lab environments; evaluated overall performance. Responded to high volumes of incoming inquiries, requiring quick critical and analytical thinking and the aptitude to recall dynamic educational approaches.

Key Contribution:

Participated in published research encompassing adaptive box-cox transformation parameter in linear regression.

CEDAR CREEK ECOSYSTEM SCIENCE RESERVE, East Bethel, MN

Biodiversity Maintenance Intern June 2015 – August 2015

Provided land maintenance, data collection, and entry support for a research team conducting an independent study on the effects of fertilizer and sunlight on a multitude of grasses. Discovered level of commitment to research through the understanding of realities and limitations of the field. Enlisted tact, diplomacy, and excellent active listening skills when prioritizing research tasks, following appropriate guidelines always and offering alternative arrangements when necessary.

Key Contribution:

Participated in the independent study on a volunteer basis; regularly stayed after-hours to continue data analysis.

AFFILIATIONS, HONORS & TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

National Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa

AWARDS:

3rd Degree Black Belt

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, R, SAS, MATLAB, Adobe Suite, Windows, Python



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