Open Positions in Continuous Improvement & Data Analytics (CIDA)

Senior Consultant

Position Overview
The Senior Consultant is a key member of the Continuous Improvement and Data Analytics team at Boston University. Reporting to the Manager of Continuous Improvement, the Senior Consultant is responsible for leading and executing projects in CI’s service areas: Process improvement solution design, meeting & listening session facilitation, process mapping, advisory services, change management, and training/workshop facilitation. This role also frequently collaborates with and supports CIDA’s Data Analytics team on consulting projects. If interested in this position, please apply via the following BU Careers link.

Types of Project Work

  • Lead complex, cross-functional consulting projects, which includes determining and defining project scope and objectives, identifying resource needs, supervising project team members, preparing project budgets, and developing and managing detailed project schedules.
  • Incorporate best practices, tools, templates, and standards throughout project execution.
  • Build and maintain relationships with process owners across the University to provide consulting support and identify project opportunities.
  • Synthesize large volumes of information into concise, actionable insights for decision-making.
  • Develop comprehensive presentations that succinctly summarize insights/recommendations and are easily scalable for different audiences.
  • Drive innovation at Boston University through collaborative problem solving, engaging in staff development, and actively seeking opportunities for efficiencies and improvements.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of relevant experience in client services, management consulting, financial analysis, or process improvement
  • Proven track record in leading successful projects to drive organizational change
  • Strong organizational skills and familiarity with project management tools and methodologies
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; ability to frame hypotheses and design analytical approaches to assess them and ability to draw meaningful insights and conclusions from data
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to work optimally and collaboratively with colleagues in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to present views effectively, persuasively, and with appropriate conviction to stakeholders and Senior Leadership

Learn more about CIDA and our team.