Principal Analyst
Traditional Student Demand
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
NRCCUA

51-200 employees

Provides data-driven solutions for higher education institutions
Company Overview
Encoura stands out as a leading company in the education sector, providing custom technology solutions that combine research, data science, and strategic enrollment services to over 2,000 higher education institutions. Their unique offering, myOptions Encourage, is the nation's largest free college and career planning program, utilized by millions of students and educators. Encoura's commitment to empowering students and institutions through meaningful connections, coupled with their weekly analysis of higher education research and insights, positions them as a thought leader in the industry.
Consulting
Education

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1972

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

13%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Management
Public Speaking
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Strategy Development
Strategy Research
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Seven to 10 years related work experience: research/analyst/consulting firm, a technology vendor serving the education market, or institution of higher education.
  • Strong understanding of the business issues facing higher education leaders.
  • Specific experience within one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred: higher education enrollment research, prospective student marketing and communications, institutional branding and identity, and designing and/or implementing yield programs.
  • Strong analytical abilities and aptitude for using data to inform decision-making.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills.
  • Exceptional writing and presentation skills: ability to scope and frame issues.
  • A business-oriented mindset.
  • Well-developed client management skills.
  • Comfort with technology, including Microsoft Office.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to execute and deliver high quality and on-time research.
  • Proven presentation and public speaking skills.
Responsibilities
  • Design and execute a thought leadership agenda focused on higher education enrollment management.
  • Manage research and data collection to analyze key trends and challenges facing leaders of higher education institutions.
  • Write actionable reports articulating thought leadership on research topics.
  • Advise clientele within higher education institutions on key strategic and operational decisions.
  • Develop actionable, cutting-edge recommendations, tools, and analyses for our clientele.
  • Support the sales team and client research analysts in establishing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Represent Eduventures at industry events and to the media.