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Sr Director-Strategic Consulting (Hybrid)

Company: Georgia Tech
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: April 3, 2024

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About Us


About UsGeorgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our strategic plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers. About Georgia TechGeorgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech's faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation's top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school. Georgia Tech's Mission and Values Georgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do: 1. Students are our top priority. 2. We strive for excellence. 3. We thrive on diversity. 4. We celebrate collaboration. 5. We champion innovation. 6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression. 7. We nurture the wellbeing of our community. 8. We act ethically. 9. We are responsible stewards. Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact. The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities.Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. Further, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract.All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our universitys work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here:
Job Summary


Direct day-to-day Georgia Tech Strategic Consulting (GTSC) team operations and the management of project resources. Serve as a trusted advisor and strategic partner with Institute executive leaders to design and implement strategic priorities, strengthen the culture, improve processes, optimize structures, and manage change. Direct the planning and implementation of enterprise-wide projects. Maintain deep strategic and operational knowledge in the assigned client area. Drive the identification of needed thought leadership and lead the team in developing the insights, tools, and knowledge needed.

This position will interact on a regular basis with: Institute and unit management, faculty, and staff.
This position typically will advise and counsel: Executive and Institute senior-level leaders.
This position will supervise: Assigned staff.
Responsibilities


Job Duty 1 -
Serve as a trusted advisor to executive and senior-level leaders and assist them in setting and pursuing Institute strategic priorities.

Job Duty 2 -
Drive and ensure effective delivery of enterprise-wide Institute-level priority improvement efforts by defining the work needed ensuring the value proposition is clearly defined, assigning and securing needed resources, managing teams, and measuring and communicating progress through the management of consulting team resources, external consultants, and campus partner relationships.

Job Duty 3 -
Provide guidance to project leaders and ensure that all GTSC projects are scoped, planned, delivered effectively, and assessed for the value delivered.

Job Duty 4 -
Direct vendor management by scoping work to partner with external consulting firms, selecting the right partner, and managing work quality.

Job Duty 5 -
Drive the identification of needed thought leadership in GTSC's organizational effectiveness competency areas and lead the team in the development of insights, tools, and knowledge needed.

Job Duty 6 -
Maintain a deep strategic and operational knowledge of assigned client areas and provide strategic insights, guidance, and support to executive and senior-level leaders in the design and implementation of improvement initiatives.Job Duty 7 -
Provide leadership in the broader professional community through leadership roles in professional associations, related coalitions and internal Institute-wide committees, groups, and initiatives.

Job Duty 8 -
Direct day-to-day GTSC team operations and practices including reviewing and ensuring quality of deliverables, ensuring consistency in the delivery of services, incorporating lessons learned into future activities, and measuring value of all projects in the portfolio.

Job Duty 9 -
Set assigned employee goals, advise on group goals and organizational structure to meet the goals, assess employee and/or group performance and provide feedback, and make pay recommendations.

Job Duty 10 -
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications


Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience
10+ years of job-related experience.
Preferred Qualifications


Additional Preferred Qualifications
Advanced certification in one or more GTSC competency areas, such as Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt, Change Management (Prosci), or Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF).

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's degree in Business Management, Organizational Development, or related field.

Preferred Experience
15+ years of job-related experience.
Proposed Salary


Salary $150,000 to $170,000
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


ABILITIES
Ability to design and lead projects across all competency areas.
Ability to understand expressed and unexpressed client needs, scope projects, plan details, and assign optimal resources to each project.
Ability to establish and nurture partnerships and effective working relationships with customers, partners, and stakeholders.
Ability to lead the collection, analysis, summation, and presentation of organizational data.
Ability to translate assessment data into actionable insight.
Ability to lead within a matrix organization structure.
Ability to develop and mentor others.
Ability to demonstrate social intelligence and create a team culture of psychological safety.
Ability to assess learning and development needs of the team.
Ability to model Georgia Tech's nine values consistently and effectively.

KNOWLEDGE
Expert understanding of project management best practices.
Deep expert knowledge of strategic and operational aspects of assigned client areas.
Advanced knowledge of all GTSC organizational effectiveness competency areas. Knowledge of industry trends and innovations in organizational effectiveness in the marketplace.
Knowledge of strategies for fostering an inclusive, psychologically safe, and productive culture.

SKILLS
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong critical thinking skills.
Portfolio leadership skills.
Prioritization and decision-making skills.
Problem and situation analysis skills.
Data analysis and evaluation skills.
Demonstrated capability to build consensus and effectively lead project teams.
Actively listen and engage with clients and subordinate staff.
Building partnerships with diverse stakeholders.
Conflict management and having difficult conversations.
Effectively leading organizational change.
Fostering an inclusive, cohesive, and productive team.
Equal Employment Opportunity


The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities.Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. Further, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract.All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our universitys work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: .
Other Information


This a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.
Background Check


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