[JOB] Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative role
- Hi all,
This role is slightly more PM + data mining focused, but I figured this
role might appeal to some of you. I think it's a pretty unique opportunity,
especially for someone looking for more experience in data mining and
The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative is looking for a Project Manager
with SQL skills� aka: YOU!
An IT-skilled job with a non-IT title, this is a great opportunity for
mid-level PM who's looking to branch out into a new space, or explore a new
*Description: *The WCAI Associate Research Director will support research
programs in customer analytics, interfacing closely with faculty and
doctoral students as well as the corporate partners who sponsor them. The
ideal candidate will quickly take responsibility for managing project
timelines and facilitating research projects, including meeting with
corporate partners to understand available data sets, preparing data sets
so that they are accessible to external scholars, creating reports for
corporate partners, and coordinating research meetings, with support and
guidance from the Research Director. The job will also give the candidate
broad exposure to customer analytics functions at some of the world's
leading companies and will introduce the candidate to the academic research
process, including interfacing with top faculty from around the world.
More information at http://wcai.wharton.upenn.edu
*Requirements: *A Bachelor's Degree is required and 5 years to 7 years of
experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's
Degree a plus. Candidate must have excellent writing, communication and
interpersonal skills. Must be highly organized and self-initiated. Ability
to manage simultaneous projects and meet deadlines essential. Strong
Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint) skills required. SQL experience
required, either T-SQL, PL/SQL, SQL92, MySQL, or any variant. Experience
with data analytics/quantitative marketing a big plus. Position contingent
*5 reasons why you should work for WCAI/Wharton/UPenn*
1) Education... support, encouragement, and time off to earn a masters
or complete your ugrad degree (or PhD if you want to go part time)... and
Penn benefits allow you 85%-100% discount on tuition.
2) Vacation.... 15 vacation days per year (after completion of
introductory period) + week between xmas & new year�s + 6 other holidays
3) Sweet, Sweet Benefits... as a giant employer, Penn has amazing
health, dental, vision, life, and retirement benefits. 105% matching on
403b, low co-pays for insurance.
4) Room for Growth... paid training in job related activities,
including but not limited to: SQL, Data Visualization, Public Speaking,
Database Design, Data Analytics... as well as opportunities for more senior
positions in the group as experience, expertise, and vacancies occur
5) Intellectual Stimulation... work with top notch companies
world-wide, on new & interesting problems, and feel yourself stretched in
new ways. Past corporate partners include Hertz, American Red Cross, Urban
Outfitters, ESPN, Expedia.
6) You will have fun! (actual fun may be different for some people.
Your mileage may vary.)
Apply using this link:
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email me.
We look forward to seeing your application!
Ben Adams, MSE
Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative
University of Pennsylvania
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