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Sr Director Analyst - Higher Education CIO Thought Leadership

Remote , USA | Gartner Consulting

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Job Description:


 


What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.


Job Description


What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.


 


Gartner’s Research and Advisory analysts equip leaders of our clients’ organizations with indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities, grow their business and build the successful organizations.


 


Gartner is recruiting for an analyst candidate with experience in the Higher Education Industry.


 


Key Responsibilities


 


Create insightful and actionable research content primarily around the topics of learning and classroom technologies, online learning, education analytics and student success technologies and preferably also on administrative systems (such as student information systems and CRM)


Collaborate with peers to develop actionable research on other relevant higher-education topics, such as digital strategy, administrative systems, research management systems, digital assessment.


Provide compelling interactions via inquiries, remote and in-person briefings and conferences on a broad variety of higher education topics, in line with your coverage.


Perform research by reading, networking with clients, vendors and analysts, evaluating and analyzing information and participating in Research Meetings and other activities which comprise the Gartner research process 


Provide sales support by speaking to prospective and existing clients via telephone, by making face-to face sales calls with sales personnel and by delivering pitches as appropriate


Contextualize or produce original research on key topics facing education departments


Become a regular commentator to media following education and learningrelated announcements


Job Requirements:


 


10 plus years experience working within technology field


Bachelor's degree in related field; Masters preferred - and/or relevant qualifications and/or relevant experience


Significant applicable experience in the Higher Education market/industry, to be accepted by clients as an expert/guru.


Deep understanding of the technology/industry/market of IT solutions, vendors in the learning technology space


Relevant expertise in some of the key administrative processes and relevant technologies in higher education


Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment. 


Strong analysis, writing and presenting skills and the ability to explain complex concepts both concisely and simply.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English


Credibility to represent Gartner research methodology and strategies effectively at a senior level.


Willingness to travel and address client inquiries across many time zones.


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