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Amelia Deschamps

Amelia Deschamps


University of Michigan

Rochester, MI

My Expertise in IBM SPSS Statistics began as an inchoate undergraduate entering data as part of her work-study position while attending the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. I stayed on with the University following graduation with a Bachelor of Science specializing in Psychology, Sociology, and Statistics through working i...





Ypsilanti Area Jaycees

Board of directors

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DTE Energy through contract with The BarTech Group

Programmer Analyst

• Developing, executing and analyzing SPSS data files from Qualtrics and Survey Monkey surveys for internal partner and external customer satisfaction reports delivered throughout the company.
• Programming in SPSS to automate analysis of reoccurring satisfaction surveys.
• Customer satisfaction survey design, sample design, data analysis, reporting and benchmarking.


Morpace Inc.

IBM SPSS Statistics Programmer

• Performing as a programmer and power user of IBM SPSS Statistics and Custom Tables.
• Working cross-functionally across teams in planning and implementation of project reporting.
• Developing and updating existing code for use within department and across organization.
• Utilizing data management and programming tools for data cleaning and analysis reports.
• Programming calculations customer satisfaction key performance indicators at monthly, year-to-date, and quarterly intervals for international retail client’s corporate – store level reports
• Processing data from long to wide format for linear regression of evaluation data by multiple market segmentations for the automobile industry
• Planning, designing and verifying all programs and outputs.
• Training and assisting other staff in the use of software and programs.

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J.D. Power through Aquent contract

Research Contractor, Global Research Operations

• Assisting in Project design, data collection, data processing, analysis, and presentation for syndicated/proprietary studies in mortgage and finance.
• Develop/maintain client relationships and support associated sales activity.
• Develop solutions that improve operational efficiencies of research studies and enable increased scalability.
• Successfully use Excel, mTab and SPSS for data analysis and verification.
• Fully support/enable Practice to achieve revenue targets.
• Provide practice with client focused customer service and strategic support


University of Michigan Health System

Research Lab Specialist Associate / Data Analyst

• Managing large-scale data sets from longitudinal studies of alcohol use disorders
• Identifying variable sets that may be related to initiation of change in drinking behavior
• Developing & maintaining detailed documentation & SPSS syntax for each data set
• Conducting data entry, statistical analysis, interpreting output, & data management
• Writing results sections of manuscripts; Conducting literature searches & reviews
• Maintaining regular contact with colleagues at other universities

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Phi Power Communications

Freelance Media & Qualitative Market Research Analyst

• Providing project assistance for clients inducing national non-profits, Fortune 500 companies, media corporations, & other clients including law firms collecting evidence
• Creating coding schemas & coding open ended responses from on-line market surveys
• Running frequencies in SPSS; Preparing & Editing PowerPoint presentations
• Credited contributor for PBS KIDS Sprout report


Institute of Social Research - Inter-University Consortium for Political & Social Research

Research Technician Senior for Substance Abuse & Mental Health Data Archive

• Processing survey data & preparing documentation into standard archive products for public release on website using SPSS, SAS, Stata, & Stat Transfer
• Participating and leading hiring committees for Statistician and Project Manager
• Creating and implementing professional conference attendance calendar
• Reviewing data collections for completeness and consistency and making corrections
• Creating and editing documentation
• Promoting the archive at professional conferences by staffing SAMHDA’s exhibit booth
• Performing quality control checks on archive and online analysis studies
• Assisting with reports and grant writing to governmental agencies such as the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
• Lobbying successfully to government agency & internal committees for funding & resources to implement GIS Web widget for users of ICPSR data.
• Working independently or collaboratively with project team to accomplish other tasks

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Institute of Social Research - Center for Group Dynamics

Research Technician Associate for the Aggression Research Program

• Collaborating on extensive improvements to coding manual
• Compiling and refining measures to use in longitudinal studies
• Organizing data flow from interviews in cross-sectional, hierarchical, longitudinal & single survey studies in addition to experimental data
• Supervising data entry and coding on SPSS and SNAP platforms
• Documenting and creating SPSS datasets
• Designing and editing paper surveys with SNAP and Microsoft Word
• Creating SPSS syntax for analysis and cleaning purposes
• Conducting group interviews with 2nd - 12th grade youth in diverse environments


Nebraska Book Company

Textbook Associate at Michigan Book & Supply

• Providing customer service to University of Michigan students, parents, alumni, faculty, & staff in a seasonal retail environment
• Buying textbooks worth in value upwards to $10,000 in a single buy back day while acting as purchasing agent for wholesale company
• Preparing on-line book orders for student pick-up
• Stocking the textbook department as shipments daily shipments arrive
• Utilizing Prism software for customer service, textbook buyback, and inventory needs
• Opening, running, & closing out cash register during long shifts where lines of students fill half of the retail space
• Training new employees in all of the above tasks

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University of Michigan School of Nursing

Social Science Research Assistant I for the Possibilities Project

• Administration of AUDIT, time-line follow back calendar task, Zajonc’s card task, & other paper surveys to subjects for clinical & non-clinical research
• Conducted data collections both in –person & over the phone
• Coordinating appointments for data collections
• Training subjects in use of Palm Pilot for research purposes


Commuity Service Systems, Inc.

Off-site Data Entry Operator

• Coding and entry of data from children program evaluation surveys and progress reports from a juvenile substance abuse treatment program
• Finding and correcting inconsistencies in SPSS data sets

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Center for Growth & Developement

Social Science Research Assistant for the Michigan Family Project

• Transcription of experimental sessions involving 33 month olds & their mothers
• Data coding and cleaning

Pound House Children's Center now known as Towsley Children's House

Teacher's Aide

• Communicating directions, playing, & helping children remain calm during rest time.
• Assisting teachers in organizing and implemented activities for children

University of Michigan School of Social Work

Research Assistant

• Data Entry into IBM SPSS Statistics of surveys from college student population
• Transcription of interviews for doctorial thesis

Pound House Children's Center now known as Towsley Children's House

Teacher's Aide

• Communicating directions, playing, & helping children remain calm during rest time.
• Assisting teachers in organizing and implemented activities for children

Kmart Corporation


Rochester Community Schools

Child Care Assistant for School Age Care

• Communicating directions and playing with children
• Assisting teachers in organizing and implementing activities for children
• Provided homework and computer support to children

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University of Michigan

Bachelor of Science (BS), Psychology & Sociology with Statistics minor