Location: Reston, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2021
Travel Requirements: 50% Travel
Principal Educational Consultant
Remote – US
We’re looking for a Principal Educational Consultant to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.
At Blackboard, we believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices, but who we are as a company.
For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.
The Analytics Delivery Team is focused on advancing learning, fueled by data informed decision making. As Principal Technical Consultant on this team, you will support technical implementation of Blackboard Data and Blackboard Analytics Modules, Business Intelligence Suite for Higher Education. This position will have significant responsibilities associated with SQL query development as well as initial installation, configuration, customizations and upgrades of client’s Blackboard Analytics environments.
A significant part of the company’s strategy is to expand the successful reach of client deployments of Blackboard’s existing Blackboard Analytics modules while expanding the breadth and depth of the current product line to incorporate other valuable academic and business management data sets incorporated into Blackboard Analytics products. In the Principal Educational Consultant position, we’re seeking a seasoned Higher Education professional with Learning Management Administrators, Enrollment Management, Student Success and Retention, or institutional management experience including use of institutional data and data systems in these roles.
A successful candidate will have strong experience in Higher Education across any focus areas such as Learning Management Administrators, Enrollment Management, Student Success and Retention or Institutional Management. The candidate will possess strong communication skills with the ability to be flexible in both language and culture to operate collaboratively in a variety of contexts in global regions and across educational platforms.
This position will have responsibility for leading implementation and consulting services for Blackboard Analytics Learn, Student Management and Institutional Administration and Reporting Modules. The position will require some on-site work at client locations, but some of the work can be performed remotely.
The individual should have deep expertise in operations, workflows and best practices related to various aspects of the student life cycle within Higher Education institutions, including admissions, registration, enrollment management, retention, academic affairs and/or institutional research.
Specific responsibilities will include:
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.
This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA
Req ID: 235