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Senior Consultant (Education Solutions Group)

MGT Consulting Group
Tampa, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Senior Consultant

Education Solutions Group                                                                                                                                Full-time/Exempt



Our national, public sector consulting firm is seeking a Senior Consultant for our Education Solutions Group.  The Senior Consultant will contribute to the group's subject matter expertise in a variety of fields within higher education and related fields. Responsibilities will include working closely with senior leadership and colleagues within the group while managing client deliverables and proposal development efforts.


  • Facilitate/Lead client engagement tasks such as focus groups, strategic planning sessions, evaluation site visits, etc.
  • Lead project strategy, deliverable planning, work plans, and status reports through entire project life cycle (from opportunity identification to project completion), by utilizing the internal project management software
  • Oversee large scale collections of multi-faceted data
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret data trends or patterns in complex sets of data using statistical methods (such as descriptive statistics, cross-tabulations, etc.) leveraging appropriate software or technology as needed
  • Prepares clear and meaningful analyses of data
  • Communicates and presents results of projects to client stakeholders
  • Travels on-site for oral presentations throughout the bidding process, project delivery and concluding recommendations
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and beyond client expectations
  • Assist in proposal development efforts and writing
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including Academic writing experience.
  • Experience working and building relationships with client executives and with external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and multi-task on multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently, as well as be a team player
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to be flexible to and adapt to the dynamic nature of multiple concurrent consulting engagements
  • Ability to travel between 25-50% of the time, depending on the sales cycle and client needs


  • PHD from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Experience using data collection and statistical research tools such as Qualtrics or SPSS required
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading experience. Academic style writing sample required.
  • Five or more year (s) of quantitative and qualitative research experience or equivalent related experience
  • Membership(s) with professional organization such as NACUBO, SCUP, NACAS and AIR preferred
  • Experience with Mavenlink Software preferred
  • Experience constructing and analyzing large scale databases and development of data models to support predictive analytics
  • May be asked to complete a writing exercise during recruitment process


Position will report to the Higher Education Practice Leader/Vice President.


  • Contacts are typically with the Managers, Directors, Senior Consultants, Consultants, other staff, various levels of leadership, clients, and members of the general public
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange analytical information and assigned deliverables


  • The work is fast-paced and in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to handle stress related to handling multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects, such as contract files, laptop
  • Moderate travel and direct client interaction required on a project-by-project basis
    • Travel demands vary based on client-organizations' needs and locations; may require overnight

MGT Consulting Group


Tampa, FL



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