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Director, Product Strategy (Market Strategy team)


Reston, VA, US

Req ID:  1716
Level of experience:  Management/Sr. Management
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  0%-25%

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




Ellucian designs technology that powers the educational mission of colleges and universities around the world. Inspired by that goal, Ellucian employees thrive as part of a high-performing global team committed to delivering a modern, connected, industry-leading experience for today’s students and higher education institutions. More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.



The function of this role will be to evaluate and conduct analysis of market dynamics specific to North America.  Working in concert with peers in LAC, EMEA, and APAC, this individual will ensure that market requirements are effectively communicated to the product team for prioritization and development, identify opportunities to extend our modernization initiative in North America, and evaluate potential areas for market growth by geography, solution portfolio, and acquisition.

The core functions of the role will be:


- Capture and documentation of regulatory requirements for a given market

- Documentation of product gaps and prioritization of these gaps based on associated pipeline

- Identification of market whitespace and expansion opportunities

- Coordination with our Product Management and Development teams to create and publish a roadmap for internal and external distribution

- Data collection and analysis for new market entry

- Coordination with our marketing organization to develop appropriate positioning based on market feedback

- Participation in Ellucian's go-to-market strategy process in order to aggressively defend and grow our market share



Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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