Slate Portals Strategist

Carnegie is looking for a Slate Portals Strategist to join our Slate Optimization Division. The ideal candidate is a Slate-experienced higher education professional ready to assist partnering institutions through consultation on and technical implementation of Slate modules. Candidates should have at least one year of experience working within Slate in an enrollment, retention, advising, or advancement setting. 

Candidates should be comfortable with the technical aspects of the position, including building high-quality, custom-built portals for institutions interested in synchronizing the student lifecycle through the capabilities provided by portals and translating wireframes into high-level user experience. Candidates should also offer abilities in enrollment strategy, problem-solving, and client-facing/customer service interactions.

Strong communication, organizational, project management, and problem-solving skills are key to this role.


  • Build and tailor Slate portals for the following audiences:
    • Application lifecycle
    • Prospective students
    • Athletics
    • Faculty
    • Parents
    • Other datasets
  • Provide continued training and project updates to clients through periodic check-in calls
  • Provide strategic recommendations regarding Slate, enrollment recruitment, and marketing strategies
  • Collaborate with other members of the Slate Portals team to develop training materials and learning resources for Underscore staff members
  • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities, including but not limited to Learning Lab, Slate Summit, and other conferences as required


  • Minimum one year of experience in Technolutions’ Slate CRM
  • Minimum one year of experience in higher education
  • Ability and willingness to expand technical skills
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail, multi-tasking, prioritization, and decision-making skills
  • Familiarity with HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap framework, JavaScript
  • Ability and willingness to expand technical skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to function as an equal partner in a small autonomous team
  • Friendly and easygoing, comfortable in a casual office environment
  • Responsive and clear communication style
  • Must be able to handle a variety of clients/projects simultaneously
  • Interpersonal skills to positively collaborate with team members and represent the company to clients

You Should Join Us!

We’re a fast-growing and innovative company, set apart by our incredible people. We’re a supportive, fun-loving group with diverse interests and talents. In addition to getting to work with fantastic people and do work you love, here are some items you can list in your “pros” column:

  • Private health/dental/vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous holiday and PTO package
  • Flexible work environment (remote, in-office, and hybrid roles)
  • Half-day summer Fridays
  • Fun company events and laid-back culture
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Industry exposure and professional development
  • Growing company with a family feel
  • Entrepreneurial approach and spirit

About Carnegie

For more than 30 years, Carnegie has been a leader and innovator in higher education marketing and enrollment strategy, offering groundbreaking services in the areas of Research, Strategy, Digital Marketing, Lead Generation, Slate Optimization, Student Search, Website Development, and Creative that generate authentic connections.

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