Executive Director, Strategic Consulting

Georgia Institute of Technology in Georgia

Deadline January 17, 2014
Date Posted November 22, 2013
Type Executive
Employment Type Full-time

Executive Director, Strategic Consulting

The Georgia Institute of Technology invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director for Strategic Consulting.  The Institute is one of the nation’s top research universities, distinguished by a commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. A visionary and strategic leader in this role will have a unique opportunity to help achieve our institutional vision of defining the technological research university of the 21st century.

The Office of Strategic Consulting - the Institute’s internal consulting function - reports directly to the executive vice president and serves Institute leadership and administrators at all levels of the organization.  This individual will supervise a ten-member team with expertise in business process improvement, change management, organizational design, enterprise portfolio / project management, and initiative advancement.  Consultants and program managers lead, manage, and facilitate institutional initiatives and divisional and departmental projects.

The executive director is a critical partner with executive leadership.  S/He will possess expert-level knowledge of business management techniques, process design and re-engineering, strategic change management, and organizational design; and will have the opportunity to be innovative in the integration of Institute strategic planning, enterprise program management, and strategic change management into a suite of programs and services that increase institutional effectiveness.  This role is uniquely positioned to offer thought leadership to managers at all levels across the Institute as they develop strategies, design and re-design organizations, and implement large-scale initiatives.  The executive director will lead change and facilitate continuous improvement through creative, culturally adaptive processes that create collaborative networks and support institutional success.

The division of Administration and Finance includes 1,700 employees engaged in institutional financial management, reporting, budgeting, human capital management, affirmative action, procurement, travel administration, facilities planning, design, construction, maintenance, campus security, auxiliary operations, administrative information systems and technology, campus planning, legal services, real estate development, and internal auditing activities.  Georgia Tech occupies a 400-acre campus uniquely positioned at the intersection of technology, business, and innovation within the Midtown community of Atlanta, Georgia.  Georgia Tech is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). 

The Screening Committee invites letters of nomination, expressions of interest, or applications (letter of interest, full resume, and contact information for references) to be submitted to the search firm assisting Georgia Tech. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.  It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to January 17, 2014.  Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Screening Committee and/or hiring authority. For a complete position description, please visit the Current Opportunities page at www.parkersearch.com.

Laurie C. Wilder, Executive Vice President and Managing Director

Porsha L. Williams, Vice President

770-804-1996 ext: 109

pwilliams@parkersearch.com || eraines@parkersearch.com

Georgia Tech is committed to affirmative implementation of equal employment opportunity in education and employment.  The Institute does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status in the administration of admissions policies, educational policies, employment policies, or any other Institute-governed programs and activities.

How To Apply

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