Public Consulting Group

Sr. Program Manager - State Education Data Solutions

Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton | US-Home or Remote Position
Posted Date 4 months ago(5/13/2021 6:16 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services


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


  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects in the state education data solution service line, ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.
  • Plans the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization
  • Engages with education clients and other stakeholders to understand vision, goals, requirements and envisions solutions to meet those needs
  • Develops new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization and the needs of clients
  • Develops and implements long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
  • Develops an annual budget and operating plan to support the program
  • Develops a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement
  • Ensures that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and leverage relevant standards
  • Ensures all staff members receive orientation and appropriate training in accordance with organizational standards
  • Provides direction, input and feedback to project staff
  • Communicates with clients and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program and to solicit input to improve the program
  • Liaises with other managers to ensure the effective and efficient program delivery
  • Coordinates the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency
  • Identifies and evaluates the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
  • Monitors the program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework
  • Supervises and develops staff members who support the work of the education practice



Required skills:


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite



Education:     Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required

Experience:   5+ years related expereince, prior project management experience




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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