Slate Student Success Implementation Strategist

Who We Are:

What happens when you fuse best-in-class tech and first-class support? You get Underscore, a Carnegie company. As the country’s largest dedicated Slate development and optimization team, Underscore is transforming the higher ed landscape by leveraging the power of Slate—one project at a time.

From skilled Slate strategists to award-winning creatives to account-based project managers, we are laser-focused on helping meet institutions’ unique goals. Our services include implementation, student search, enrollment campaigns and strategy, dynamic portals, personalized training, reporting, systems integrations, creative work, and more.

Who We’re Hiring:

Our team is energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate about our clients’ goals. We are looking for innovators who can contribute great ideas to our organization.

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 advising, retention, or student success setting. This position works with partner institutions to help build their Slate for Student Success database to best serve their business needs.

Candidates should be comfortable with the technical aspects of the position, including implementing the Slate CRM utilizing Technolutions’ best practices, as well as providing hands-on support and training for partner schools. They should also be comfortable with discussing a partner schools’ business practices and recommending improvements based on industry best practices.

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


  • Customize and build Slate features, including but not limited to:
    • Advanced Queries
    • Dashboards
    • Datasets
    • Deliver
    • Entities
    • Events
    • Fields and prompts
    • Forms
    • Rules
    • Tasks and projects
    • Upload Dataset
  • Understand Slate functionality to complete day-to-day tasks on a project-by-project basis
  • Serve as project team support on client Slate Implementations
  • Lead Consultations of low-to-medium complexity on an individual basis
  • Provide continued implementation, consultation, and training services to clients through check-in calls
  • Offer recommendations regarding Slate, advising, retention, and other Student Success strategies
  • Document recommendations and findings in call summary reports
  • Collaborate with division members to co-facilitate on-campus and/or virtual trainings and create related documentation
  • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities, including but not limited to: Learning Lab, Slate Summit, and other conferences as required

Required Skills:

  • Minimum one year of experience in Technolutions Slate CRM
  • Minimum one year of experience in higher education advising, retention, or student success
  • Ability and willingness to expand technical skills
  • Responsive and clear communications style
  • Ability to handle a variety of clients/projects simultaneously
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Competency with Google Workspace tools

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills, including attention to detail, multitasking, prioritization, and decision-making skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to function as an equal partner in a small autonomous team
  • Friendly and easygoing, comfortable in a casual office environment


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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.

Learn more about who we are, what we do, and what we care about.

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