Senior Associate (Internal Consulting Group)

Washington D.C
Apr 16, 2019
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Senior Associate

A Senior Associate on Georgetown's internal business consulting team will be responsible for managing all aspects of initiatives sponsored by senior leadership and intended to increase efficiency, improve university-wide processes and practices, and result in optimal service delivery to Georgetown constituents. For these initiatives, the Senior Associate is expected to perform any or all of the following activities:
  • Analyze and document business processes and recommend improvements
  • Develop business cases and provide expert financial analysis
  • Manage the approval process for recommended initiatives
  • Develop detailed project plans for implementation
  • Serve as project manager through completion

Due to the breadth and variety of assignments received by the internal business consulting team, our Associates must be excited by the challenge of learning new areas of higher education, enjoy working independently, be willing to quickly self-educate in order to lead new initiatives and have a passion for education and service.

  • Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in any combination of: Business process analysis, engineering and improvement, project management & team leadership, particularly leading matrix teams and financial analysis and business case development
  • Superb analytical skills with the ability to think strategically
  • Strong time management, organizational, planning and multitasking skills; manage multiple simultaneous complex projects
  • Experience in data analysis, bench-marking research, managing cross-functional matrix teams, exploring creative solutions, leading change management efforts and fostering collaboration
  • Ability to independently manage a dynamic portfolio initiatives
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills; Strong process mapping, presentation and word processor skills
  • Knowledge of higher-education administration processes, practices and systems a plus

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