Public Consulting Group

Business Analyst—Strategy Consulting, Education

Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/3/2023 2:46 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services


With more than three decades of experience supporting education clients, our team brings broad project experience, deep program knowledge, and proven approaches to each client engagement.

Our work includes:

  • Organizational Reviews
  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Audits
  • Implementation Support
  • Communication Strategy
  • Data Analysis

Program DesignPCG provides strategic guidance and technical assistance in support of efficient, equitable, and effective solutions for schools, districts, and state agencies. We work directly with senior education leaders to solve challenging problems, develop long-term strategy, guide change management, and support implementation.


Our approach to strategic consulting involves:

  • Recommendations that are actionable and evidence-based
  • Work grounded in data
  • Serving as an action partner and coaching our clients along the way
  • A standardized framework, which is aligned to best practice and customizable to match our clients’ unique contexts and needs
  • Work that is transparent and engages all key stakeholders
  • Striving to eliminate structural and institutional barriers to educational opportunities
  • Collaborating with clients, working closely together to identify challenges and develop solutions




Job Duties:

  • Participates in strategic consulting projects for school districts and state education agencies
  • Project work may include strategic planning, operational reviews, initiative analysis, equity audits, implementation planning, communications support, etc. Projects support effective and efficient schools.
  • Supports preparation and delivery of client presentations
  • Supports data analysis for consulting projects
  • Participates in on-site client data collection activities, such a focus groups and interviews.
  • Conducts research to support client recommendations
  • Participates on proposal writing teams, including writing and submission
  • Supports project management, including creation of project plans, agendas and meeting notes
  • Assists with development of written client reports and other major deliverables
  • Assists with the maintenance of budgets
  • Supports business development activities
  • Other duties as required

Required Skills:

  • Passion for and demonstrated commitment to K-12 public education
  • A growth mindset and excitement for feedback
  • 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 organization 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





  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience working in a school, school district or state department of education a plus
  • At least 2 years of work experience

Work Setting:

  • Any PCG office, Boston/Northeast preferred
  • Travel to client sites required (% and location varies)


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: $55,000 - 64,999.


In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

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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