Public Consulting Group Senior Consultant - Education Strategies in Des Moines, Iowa
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Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, and clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit www.publicconsultinggroup.com .
Senior Consultant - Education Strategies
PCG’s Education Strategies team works directly with senior education leaders in the K-12 sector to solve challenging problems, develop long-term strategy, guide change management and support implementation. Project work includes providing strategic direction and technical assistance in support of effective educational systems.
Core services include:
Program Audit or Analysis
Facilitation and Stakeholder Engagement
Serves as project manager and subject matter expert in K-12 education.
Leads organizational analysis consulting projects for school districts and state education agencies.
Analyzes and interprets federal and state policies, laws, and regulations related to the public education sector.
Reviews and be an expert in business operations for service and efficiency improvements.
Develops, executes, and leads new growth strategies.
Identifies new sales opportunities and follow-up on sales leads.
Independently manages complex projects, staff, and tasks with limited supervision.
Develops communication plans with clients.
Identifies and elicits requirements from key stakeholders in each engagement.
Facilitates client discussions with executive level client leadership.
Plans and monitors ongoing project tasks.
Delegates tasks and responsibilities to team members.
Assesses best practices and provide technical assistance to clients.
Leads proposal writing teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts, and preparing proposal submissions.
Prepares other written reports and materials for clients.
Manages daily project functions and client interaction.
- Bachelor’s Degree required. A graduate degree is preferred.
- 10+ years' of relevant work experience. Work experience working in a School District Central Office or State Department of Education is preferred.
Demonstrated commitment to K-12 public education.
Driven to create systems and continuously improve processes by applying new approaches to work.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment; proven track record of producing high-quality results on time.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills; excellent attention to detail.
Comfortable moving forward in ambiguous situations.
Strategic thinker and problem solver.
Able to work on a team and autonomously.
A commitment to deliver exceptional client service.
Strong quantitative skills and able to analyze and interpret data.
Ability to research, analyze and interpret policy, legal briefs, and regulations.
Ability to interpret and interpret financial data.
Demonstrated initiative and the ability to successfully identify new business opportunities and up-sell to existing customers.
Remote office. Boston, Massachusetts location preferred. National travel depends on client needs.
Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable) of Business Analyst and Consultant.
Remote Work Statement
This position is a remote, work from home position. PCG is a remote-friendly organization and is committed to creating a culture where remote work remains a vital part of the company’s success. To be successful in a remote work role at PCG, you must:
be available during your set working hours
have a safe, private, and distraction-free environment in which to complete your work, and
be able to give your full attention to the completion of your PCG job duties
Some travel to the office or elsewhere may be required for team meetings, client meetings, etc.
Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $90,000 to $120,000. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.
Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.
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Posted Date 2 months ago (9/29/2023 3:54 PM)
Job ID 2023-9829
# of Openings 1
Type Regular Full-Time
Practice Area Education Services
Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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