15 hours

Consultants, Student Life Cycle Solutions (Advancement Systems/Fundraising)

Huron Consulting Group
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Create Your Future.

At Huron, we believe there’s a better way to achieve the type of change that delivers lasting success. It takes a steady focus and genuine collaboration of our teams to support our clients. It takes true partnership, from day one.

Sustainable, enduring change doesn’t just happen. It requires a dedicated partner to produce measurable, impactful results – results that improve performance today, help chart the course for tomorrow and prepare our clients for the challenges of the future.

It’s this passionate commitment to our clients’ success that drives us.

Consultants, Student Life Cycle Solutions (Advancement Systems/Fundraising)

Category: Higher Education Consulting

Opportunity Type: Experienced

Country: United States

Office Locations: Chicago - IL

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:

Huron has taken a unique approach to the market by creating an entire Student Lifecycle Solutions practice to unite institutional student strategy with leading edge cloud technologies to bring higher education comprehensive solutions that vision to operationalization. With inspiring capabilities in student and alumni lifecycle strategy, organization, business process improvement, project management, technology system selection, and student information system implementation, Huron guarantees to ignite your true potential. The innovation and insight we develop today become the solutions of tomorrow.

• Consulting Associate: project work stream delivery, work plan management, analytics, reporting and client interface/presentation, manage the work of Analysts
• Consulting Manager: client project delivery management, relationship management, team leadership

Let’s get to work – together.


- Huron requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to this position or equivalent work experience
- Current work authorization required
- 3-5+ years of experience in Advancement Services (technology, data management, advancement systems)
- First-hand experience with core Advancement Systems (Blackbaud, Salesforce or Ellucian).
- Weekly travel (up to 80%) required

Preferred Skills & Experience:
- Excellent communication skills - oral and written - and the interpersonal skills needed quickly to establish relationships of trust and collaboration
- Experience in assessing the effectiveness of Advancement organizations to identify opportunities (technology readiness, cost savings, revenue enhancement, etc.)
- Salesforce experience Preferred
- Excellent time-management and prioritization skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects of differing scale and duration
- Strong analytical skills used to translate information from meetings into documentation that can be shared with meeting participants and project teams
- Desire and willingness to learn new tools, techniques, concepts, and methodologies
-Experience with project management, including creating structures to lead engagements from start to finish
-Experience with technology system selection and / or implementation and ongoing maintenance
-Experience with Advancement data management, including ensuring the integrity of data to inform reporting and business decisions

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.



Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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