Public Consulting Group, Inc. (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 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/education/.
The Chief Data Officer - Education, is the senior executive responsible for supporting the effective use and management of data across multiple products and initiatives in the PCG Education Services practice area. Within the domain of this executive’s core responsibility are the data strategy, governance, and operations associated with PCG education technology products and consulting projects that manage and leverage information to meet client and business objectives.
The Chief Data Officer will be instrumental in helping PCG and its clients understand how data can be used to modernize and enhance teaching and learning; automate processes related to moving and reporting data; and alleviate much of the administrative burden placed upon agencies and schools in the areas of data management and reporting.
Primary to the Chief Data Officer’s responsibilities are building awareness and literacy of relevant trends, technologies, and standards in data management among consulting and technology staff team members; as well as building capacity of the organization to better lead and serve clients. To help execute these responsibilities effectively, the Chief Data Officer will develop and execute an enterprise data strategy that will directly help the Practice. They will:
The Chief Data Officer reports to the Associate Practice Area Director, and works closely with PCG Education Executive Team, PCG Education service line leads, product owners, analysts, consultants, and IT professionals who are responsible for technology products that manage client data.
The Chief Data Officer will be responsible for defining, developing, and implementing a PCG education data strategy. The PCG Education Data Strategy must:
The Chief Data Officer will establish and sustain a data governance system that aligns data stewardship with the overall data strategy. Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
Data Management and Operations
The Chief Data Officer will have responsibility for practice area Data Management and will influence the overall technical strategy for data collection, operations, reporting and analytics, with responsibilities that will include but will not be limited to:
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