Public Consulting Group

Business Analyst - Education

Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/5/2024 9:49 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services


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 






PCG is currently seeking a Business Analyst to work in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment as part of a growing national consulting team. The chosen candidate will actively support the design, development, and delivery of special education services and technology solutions to support teachers, district leaders, and state administrators as they work to solve complex issues. For the right motivated individual, there is an excellent opportunity for career development and advancement. The ideal candidate for this position will be adaptable, flexible, enthusiastic, and have the ability to support multiple tasks or clients simultaneously.




Overall Responsibilities:



  • Assigned short-term and long-term tasks on a multitude of consulting projects, primarily facilitating organizational assessments and evaluations.
  • Expected to play a pivotal role in a wide range of work assignments that may include: data collection, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, survey administration, report design, report drafting, and preparation of various materials for client presentations.



Specific Responsibilities:




  • Contributes to the preparation and presentation of status reports for clients.
  • Assists with PowerPoint reports, written deliverables, Excel-based data analysis, and proposal development.
  • Plans and monitors ongoing project tasks.
  • Conducts policy and other research, specific to state and federal education/special education requirements.
  • Participates in production of materials required for work with clients, including agendas, analysis data and status reports for management and for clients.
  • Assists proposal teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts, and preparing proposal submissions.
  • Develops project work plans based on scope of work conveyed in client contracts and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Serves as an internal consultant to other projects or product lines.
  • Communicates regularly about client projects with the project team.
  • Provides assistance in managing complex projects and/or producing sophisticated deliverables.






Required / Desired Experience: 


  • Project management work experience.
  • Work experience with handling multitude of consulting projects.  
  • Work experience working in a School District, Charter Management Organization or State Department of Education. 
  • Bachelor’s degree.



Required Skills: 



  • Dedication to accomplishing goals and challenges presented by clients and management.
  • Commitment to exceptional client service and ability to lead confidently.
  • Excellent organizational, oral presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Flexible, self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to collect, analyze, and organize data.
  • Creative problem-solving ability and results-orientation.
  • Ability to support development of complex reports.
  • Solid organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise in all MS Office products.
  • Ability to work both in a team situation and autonomously.



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.



Other Requirements:


  • Travel to client sites required (location varies, estimated 10% of time).








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: $60,000 - $70,000 and a potential discretionary bonus of up to 15%. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role, including medical and dental care benefits, 401k, PTO, parental leave, bereavement leave.

EEO Statement

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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