Schools Specialist
Job Description

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 1,400 professionals in 44 offices around the U.S. and Canada, along with a growing presence in the European Union. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states and Canada to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies. PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.

Schools Specialists, working out of Nashville, work in a deadline-oriented, fast paced environment as part of a growing team consisting of consulting and operations staff. The teams goal is to provide superior service to large school districts in the areas of special education management systems, data warehousing, federal claiming, and other school-based revenue programs. The Business Analyst/Schools Specialist position requires a self-starter who can quickly learn our web-based technologies and lead clients through the implementation and training process. This position focuses on customer service to respond to inquiries and questions from school districts; and to train school district staff on web-based technology applications and services.

The Schools Specialist analyzes information provided by school districts and conveys issues to PCG software developers to improve existing technology applications.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prepare analysis data and agendas for client meetings.
  • Assist school districts in submitting electronic data and uploading the data into our system.
  • Analysis of school district responses to quarterly surveys and determination of billing code based on the staff members response.
  • Train school district users on system updates.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze and organize data.
  • Excellent ability to build and maintain business relationship with clients by providing prompt and accurate service.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational, oral presentation and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Ability to pick up new technology quickly.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY STATEMENT41 C.F.R. Section 60-741.44(a); 60-300.44(a) Public Consulting Group, Inc. complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, which prohibits discrimination by Federal government contractors and subcontractors against individuals on the basis of disability and requires affirmative action on behalf of qualified individuals with disabilities. Public Consulting Group, Inc. also complies with the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. 4212 (VEVRAA), which prohibits employment discrimination against protected veterans by covered Federal contractors and subcontractors and requires each covered Federal contractor and subcontractor to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment these veterans. If you have a disability or are a veteran covered by the program, please notify us by contacting a Human Resources representative. Submission of this information is voluntary, and your refusal to provide it will not cause you to be subjected to harassment, intimidation, threats, coercion, or discrimination because you engage or may engage in any of the following activities: 1.        Filing a complaint;2.        Assisting or participating in an investigation, compliance evaluation, hearing, or any other activity related to the administration of Section 503 or VEVRAA or any other Federal, state, or local law requiring equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities or protected veterans;3.        Opposing any act or practice made unlawful by Section 503 or VEVRAA or their implementing regulations or any other Federal, state, or local law requiring equal opportunity for protected veterans or individuals with disabilities; or4.        Exercising any other right protected by VEVRAA or by Section 503 or their implementing regulations.     EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLICY Public Consulting Group, Inc. pledges full support to the Affirmative Action Program and policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in compliance with Executive Order 11246, as amended, as well as applicable state and local laws, directives, and regulations. Public Consulting Group, Inc. recruits, hires, trains, and promotes persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status. We ensure that hiring and promotion decisions are in accord with equal employment opportunity principles by imposing only requirements that are job related and do not have an adverse impact, and that other employment decisions further the principle of equal employment opportunity. Public Consulting Group, Inc. ensures that all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, education, tuition assistance, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff, return from layoff, and social and recreational programs are administered without regard to protected group status.    Equal opportunity can only be achieved through demonstrated leadership and aggressive implementation of a viable Affirmative Action Program. Our Affirmative Action Program sets forth specific affirmative action and equal employment opportunity responsibilities of managers, supervisors, and all employees. It is incumbent that employees not discriminate in any policy, practice, or procedure on the basis of protected group status. All employees are expected to make every reasonable effort to carry out their Affirmative Action Program responsibilities in spirit, as well as in letter, to assure that equal opportunity is available to all. We further expect all employees to demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, all other employees and to demonstrate commitment to the Company’s equal employment opportunity and affirmative action objectives. Administrative responsibility for this vital Affirmative Action Program, including regular monitoring and periodic reporting to top management, is delegated to EO Administrator Public Consulting Group, Inc..  This program is available for review upon request by any applicant or employee by contacting the EO Administrator during regular business hours. 



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Company Overview

Public Consulting Group (PCG) provides industry-leading management consulting and technology to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Public Consulting Group (PCG) has more than 1,100 professionals in 44 offices around the U.S., in Canada, and in Europe who are dedicated to delivering leading consulting approaches and technologies to public sector clients.




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