Gibson Consulting Group is always looking for qualified individuals who share our passion and mission.
Gibson Consulting Group, Inc. (Gibson) is a privately-held and nationally recognized education consulting and research firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1998, we have decades of experience working with school systems of all sizes, state education agencies, and other educational organizations in Texas and in 30 other states. Our mission is to “Better the lives of students by providing exemplary educational consulting and research services that make education systems more efficient and effective.” We work to accomplish this mission by providing a unique blend of compentencies, including performance auditing, program evaluation, internal audit, process re-engineering, educational research, surveys and efficiency review services to our clients.
Gibson is seeking to hire an entry-level Consulting Analyst to support the firm’s growth in its education consulting practice. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of data management and analysis experience; possess strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills; and share our passion for improving public education systems. The candidate filling the Consulting Analyst position will be an active participant on Gibson’s project teams and perform a wide range of project-related activities, including data analysis, client interviews, report writing, and developing and delivering client presentations. Additionally, the candidate filling this position will be expected to contribute to Gibson’s continuous improvement by actively participating in practice area and firm-wide initiatives.
A successful candidate will support and work closely with the project team by conducting the following activities:
- Data Validation and Cleaning: Analyzing large data sets, testing their accuracy, and being responsible for data cleaning and other activities to ensure data integrity.
- Data Analysis: Performing analysis of operational and program data using advanced spreadsheet function Analyzing data, interpreting results, and identifying relationships to draw meaningful conclusions.
- Process Analysis: Supporting the development and analysis of process maps to determine process inefficiencies and other issues that inform recommendations for improvemen
- Client Interviews: Participating in interviews of client personnel, and documenting the major themes, observations, and references to underlying data and documents. Applying diagnostic skills in identifying and understanding potential problem
- Document Analysis: Assisting in the review of documents, such as district policies, procedures, plans, job descriptions, contracts, and other documents, and supporting the development of questions and observations regarding documents.
- Client and Project Team Communications: communicating effectively and professionally through written and oral communications and possessing strong listening
- Reports and Presentations: Supporting the writing of well-organized report deliverables and presentations.
- Business Development: Assisting with the development of client proposals, proposal presentations, and other business development activities.
- Continuous Improvement: Contributing to the Firm’s on-going efforts to continuously improve its consulting tools, templates and other resources.
The Consulting Analyst, upon demonstrating increased levels of autonomy and responsibility, will take on larger project roles and client responsibilities and be considered for promotion to higher levels in the organization.
- Bachelor’s Degree with strong academic performance from an accredited university.
- One to two years of work experience performing similar activities with a large consulting firm or school district.
- Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
- High proficiency with the suite of Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
- Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills; attention to detail.
- Demonstrated initiative and ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a project team environment.
- Experience with K-12 school systems as an employee or consultant performing similar activities.
- Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to synthesize complex material and effectively communicate information to diverse audiences.
Employment Conditions, Expectations, and Assurances
This exempt full-time position will require 40 hours of work per week, usually Monday through Friday. This position requires that the incumbent sit or stand for extended periods of time while working on a computer. The ability to travel occasionally to client sites (15 percent) is required. This is a fully remote position and the company is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Gibson offers a competitive salary, opportunities for performance bonuses, generous vacation and personal leave, retirement benefits that include 401(k) matching, and employer contributions to health and life insurance. All employment with Gibson is at-will.
The salary range for this position is $50,000 – $70,000 and will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and expertise.
Gibson Consulting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about us, please visit www.gibsonconsult.com To apply, please send us a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.