Public Consulting Group

Consultant - Educational Services

Job Locations US | US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/28/2022 11:50 AM)
Job ID
2021-6883
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services

Overview

 

About Public Consulting Group

 

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’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/.

 

 

Career Information 

 

Our commitment to our clients flows from our commitment to our staff. We focus our business endeavors on the public sector because we value the missions and constituents that government agencies serve. Core to our business is the fundamental tenet that a diverse workforce instills a deeper appreciation of our clients’ challenges. At PCG, diversity is valued and inclusion is an expectation. We want our teams to reflect the communities we serve and are committed to hiring, retaining, and promoting a diverse staff. This ensures a variety of viewpoints are included in our project work, enhancing not only the culture in our offices around the world, but also improving the level of service we provide to our clients.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

Education Practice Area

 

Our Educational Services Consultant supports our Pennsylvania operations. The Team goal is to provide superior service to school districts of various sizes and State Agencies in the areas of Special Education Management Systems, Data Warehousing, Federal Claiming, and other School-Based reimbursement programs 

 

  • Assist proposal teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts, and preparing proposal submissions
  • Lead clients through implementation and training processes for our web-based technologies
  • Help lead Business Development efforts
  • Prepare materials for training seminars and sales presentations
  • Present at conferences/seminars/trainings
  • Provide assistance in managing complex projects and/or producing sophisticated deliverables
  • Serve as an internal consultant to other projects or product lines
  • Serve as a key contact for ongoing communications with clients 
  • Work on complex IT projects and in database management systems to organize and store
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with local school districts and their administrators
  • Hire, train, and supervise staff
  • Data processing and analysis
  • Assist with preparation of other written reports and materials for clients
  • Other responsibilities as necessary

 

Qualifications

 

Education/Experience: 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of relevant school system experience in the areas of Administration, Information Technology, and Finance or Business Operations  
  • Proven project management experience 
  • Experience in Medicaid claiming, schools (K-12) and/or Special Education
  • Demonstrated expertise in MS Office products, particularly PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Word
  • Able to work with a diverse range of people 

 

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Commitment to exceptional client service with the confidence to lead 
  • Creative problem-solving ability and a consultancy mindset
  • Dedication to accomplishing goals and challenges presented by clients and management
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management and with clients
  • Flexible, self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to move multiple projects forward within a specific timeline and budget while working at a detailed level
  • Strong analytical and financial data analysis skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with large data sets with accurate results
  • Able to follow, critically evaluate, and improve upon current processes
  • Ability to recognize issues and identify solutions
  • Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills 
  • Solid organization and time management skills
  • Research and project management capabilities

 

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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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