Senior Advisor - Education Systems
at Public Consulting Group

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

Job Description

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. To learn more, visit



PCG seeks an experienced Special Education district administrator and/or school leader to help PCG, schools/districts within the tri-state area to improve student outcomes and instructional practice, guide district policies, and support intervention implementation.  The Senior Advisor will provide technical assistance and guidance, as well as internal and external leadership in matters of special education policy, change implementation, compliance, operations, and instructional practice. The chosen candidate will actively lead PCGs effort to assist school districts in program evaluation as they work to solve complex special education problems.


  • Advise school districts in PCG's delivery of special education program evaluation and/or professional development
  • Provide strategic leadership, vision, and guidance to PCG’s New York team in providing Special Education instructional and human capital development services
  • Actively participate in local conferences to share best practices, instructional and change strategies, and improve PCGs position as a change agent for Special Education in schools and communities in New York
  • Lead development and dissemination of special education related white papers, reports, guidance documents, procedure manuals, training materials, and other written materials for school districts
  • Develop and deliver topical presentations such as professional development sessions, conduct focus groups during program reviews, provide informative webinars to prospective clients, etc.
  • Provide insight and guidance to PCG staff members and clients in PCGs technical platforms – specifically aligning these towards the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results with Students with Disabilities and ESSA State Plan
  • Train and coach PCG team members in the areas of New York special education compliance and policy, continually keeping staff members up to speed on current policies, trends, and best practices



The ideal candidate will bring at least ten (10)+ years of experience in a school setting with demonstrated success and a strong reputation as an exceptional special education administrator. Further, the successful candidate will exhibit deep understanding of key policy issues and trends that affect special education and school improvement and possess the following qualifications.

  • Possess a master’s degree (or higher) in education or a related field of expertise
  • Exhibit exceptional writing, research, and presentation skills
  • Effective in teaching adults and enjoy working with diverse clients and teams
  • Positive attitude in tackling complex and persistent problems affecting schools and communities
  • Experience as a supervisor and/or curriculum leader
  • Demonstrated experience in systems change within a school or district setting
  • Candidate must be located in New York
  • Willingness to travel within the tri-state 25-50%


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Type: Education
  • Experience: At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 10/30/2019

About Us

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 1,700 professionals in 55 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, UK and Poland. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states and Canada to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies.

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