The Associate Consultant for Organizational Excellence Consulting
will play a critical supporting role in advancing Virginia Tech’s
mission and bold vision with a number of transformational
initiatives already underway. The primary role of the Associate
Consultant is to work closely with Senior and Managing Consultants
to effectively deliver strategic results for clients.
Associate Consultants are the front lines of project management,
research, analysis and presentation. The Associate Consultant
supports consultants within the Organizational Excellence
Consulting practice and assumes accountability for the delivery of
high quality and timely consulting services to the client. They
will assist in the development and implementation of comprehensive
strategies and execution plans as needed for each client project.
The Associate Consultant drafts client materials and deliverables,
along with project management tools, under the direction of the
lead consultant on each project.
The critical success factors for this position include the
following: effectively organized, strong team focus, business
acumen, critical thinking and problem solving, communication and
influence, collaborative approach, adaptability and flexibility in
thinking and management of work and relationships, managing
multiple priorities simultaneously, initiative, relationship
building, and strong written and oral communication
Primary responsibility for drafting project materials as needed for
each client. This would include templates, schedules, reports and
Drafts and updates project management tools; timelines, Gantt
charts, agendas, and other materials.
Participates in the collection and analysis of data.
Participates in the facilitation of project teams.
Assists with the creation of client-ready deliverables.
Project management skills and experiences
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation
Professional business acumen
Strong analytical skills and critical thinking
Ability to manage and accept ambiguity
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and
Ability to demonstrate curiosity and creativity
Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in business, psychology,
systems engineering or related field.
Experience actively supporting a project to completion.
Demonstrated problem-solving in ambiguous situations.
Ability to present information in an insightful and structured
manner; both written and oral.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective and
Experience leading a project with successful completion.
70,000.00 - 85,000.00
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim
(That I May Serve),
Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a
hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be
leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution
that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the
world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community
to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more
than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000
undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight
, a school of
, a veterinary
college, Graduate School
, and Honors College
. The university
has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus
in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in
Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices
. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech
conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or
applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including
pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic
information, national origin, political affiliation, race,
religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise
discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,
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June 27, 2023