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Huron Consulting Group Higher Education Consulting Director (IT Strategy - Technical) in Boston, Massachusetts

The Opportunity:

Higher education provides students (whether entering through mahogany doors or cyberspace) a neon arrow that flashes: Your future this way… So when institutions require our help with institutional strategy, business operations, research enterprise, student success, or enterprise systems integration —or any other roadblock that challenges their ability to provide the awe-inspiring education that defines them—our consultants serve as “first responders”—providing leadership…solutions…and measured results.

Our legacy is rooted in the industry – bringing an unmatched level of expertise and experience in higher education. Yet we challenge the status quo and empower our clients to think more deeply about the future. From vision to execution, we enable our clients to identify and realize unique opportunities to drive higher levels of performance and impact.

It’s a noble role we execute with pride—one that shapes education globally.

Position Summary:

The multi-faceted role you’ve been looking for… Managers play a vibrant, integral role at Huron. Their invaluable knowledge reflects in the projects they manage, and the teams they lead. Known for being politically savvy, they build long-standing partnerships with clients, while collaborating with colleagues to solve their most important challenges. In fact, they shape and deliver results that seamlessly align with client goals, visions and missions. Remarkably versatile, our Managers also spend significant time mentoring junior staff on the engagement team—where they tirelessly share expertise as well as feedback and encouragement. This benefits Huron profoundly as it promotes a culture of respect, unity, collaboration, and personal achievement.

Our environment inspires and rewards growth… As a Manager, you have the unique ability to specialize in certain areas that showcase and employ your areas of expertise while you pursue your “career vision.” Huron is big enough to offer the opportunity and exposure you need for your career growth—but small enough to give you individual attention for your professional development. Every manager adds to who we are as an organization—and the more you evolve, the more we do. An exciting career experience awaits you: It’s intense… it’s analytically rigorous… it’s practical… it’s entrepreneurial… it’s intellectually stimulating—and most definitely—it’s career-defining… It’s the Huron Way

Let’s get to work – together.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • U.S. work authorization required

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience working on complex team-based engagements/projects in a consulting organization or institution, focused on driving change for results.

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant managerial experience leading and developing teams.

  • Security experience highly preferred

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50%. Huron has a Targeted Travel model focused on meeting the expectations of our clients and prioritizing a nimbler and more inclusive environment for our employees. Please discuss your preferences with your recruiter.

Preferred:

  • Consulting experience or experience in an IT leadership position within higher education environments.

  • Ability to assess IT organizations and develop recommendations to enhance IT alignment with organizational mission and/or to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and the quality of IT service.

  • Familiarity with developing quantitative and qualitative business cases, including: (1) experience identifying organizational-level strategic and operational benefits driven by IT-related modernizations, and (2) experience quantifying cost reduction opportunities for an IT organization.

  • Knowledgeable on IT topics, including IT strategic planning/assessments, IT governance, IT organization structure, IT service delivery, IT funding, and information security/compliance/privacy.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in analytics, cloud technologies, and/or automation in a higher education environment.

  • Hands-on experience helping people-centric organizations leverage technology

  • An MBA or other relevant advanced degree.

About Huron:

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace. Huron will consider qualified applications with criminal history in accordance with applicable laws.

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Job ID: 989878
Category: Higher Education Consulting
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
Requisition ID: 10357

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