Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Job Details


Higher Education Growth Officer (69310)

Education and Training

Higher Education



San Francisco, California, United States

Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional growth and new responsibilities? Are you interested in helping clients drive alignment with their business, improve organizational and human resource performance and establish a culture focused on adding business value? That is what the new generation of human resource transformation is all about. If you are seeking a role that offers you the opportunity to advise Government and Public Services (GPS) clients through critical and complex issues, while allowing you to develop personally and professionally, consider a career in Deloitte's Human Capital practice.

Work you'll do

  • Support development of overall Higher Education strategy and capabilities framework
  • Advise teams on Firm annual financial planning process and how Higher Education backlog and pipeline feed into account and sector plans
  • Liaise with the sector Chief of Staff and OP Chiefs of Staff around investments, sponsorships, and other matters as needed to ensure alignment with sector and OP investment strategies and priorities
  • Plan and execute in-person HE PMD leadership meetings (pre-COVID)
  • Monitor financial performance (revenue, profitability) of our overall HE practice
  • Manage end-to-end investment process (funding requests, budget and allocations, reporting)
  • Support pipeline analysis for capability leaders (e.g., Cloud ERP, Strategy)
  • Support high-priority proposal efforts, including writing, reviewing, deal review preparation; develop and maintain practice descriptions, client lists, and other frequently-requested materials for proposals
  • Support gathering of PMD goals and metrics data as needed
  • Collaborate with GPS Learning & Development and the HE People Officer team to plan and execute trainings and learning events
  • Lead and advise the communications team (monthly Need to Know newsletter and monthly Higher Ed Community of Practice call)
  • Advise the People Officer team on planning events and initiatives
  • Advise the Brand Strategist and GPS Marketing on practice-wide marketing and communications materials
  • Work with conference leads to secure sponsorships and plan booth/presentations/social events as needed
  • Support promotion of eminence pieces within the practice
  • Enter vendors and association relationships into TPRM Gateway
  • Work with QRM and OGC on pursuits as needed
  • Serve as an advisor to the practice on how to navigate the firm's risk and compliance processes and systems

The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

The Organization Transformation offering (OT) focuses on transforming the organization (and the providers that serve them) to support its business strategy. This includes changing the organization's culture, modernizing specific functions and re-designing the structure of an organization. Organization Transformation can occur at the enterprise, business unit, or functional level, involves both employers and providers across the Human Capital ecosystem, and requires a combination of change management actions to execute the transformation.



  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 10 years of professional consulting experience in the higher education market
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required clearance for this role
  • Travel up to 80%
  • Due to COVID-19, certain on-site client work has been suspended until further notice, however, on-site work may be required on a case-by-case basis for this position.


  • Leadership experience in strategic planning for industry markets
  • Experience with ERP OCM engagements in the Higher Education market
  • Big 4 Consulting experience

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.