VP HR (Admissions)

2U San Francisco , CA 94102

Posted 1 week ago

Summary of Job:

The Vice President, Human Resources (Admissions) will be responsible for building strong consulting relationships with their key business clients to ensure alignment business plans, and objectives. Additionally they will act as a key business partner across all people and organizational matters. This role is located in our HQ in Lanham, MD.

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively aligns client's HR strategy with their business plans and operational goals globally by advising on all HR general consulting activities including recruiting, talent management, talent development, organizational design, performance management, succession and workforce planning as needed (35%)
  • Supports, advises and executes on organizational change efforts, initiatives or alignments including engaging the HR team SMEs across the relevant disciplines, leading the business teams, analyzing data and making recommendations to ensure best outcome for the business (20%)
  • Acts as a coach, advisor, mentor and business partner to their clients and their clients leadership teams, promoting a high performance culture of accountability and results orientation (20%)
  • Promotes and emulates the 'enterprise talent' mindset across all client groups ensuring that leaders act accordingly (10%)
  • Develops, coaches and mentors their team as well as the broader HR team ensuring relevant HR discipline knowledge is shared proactively as well as setting a strong leadership example (15%)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors HR/ Org Psychology or related discipline

  • 15+ years of HR experience (at least 5+ leadership level)

  • Significant experience working in a sales, call/service center, high volume metric driven environment needed

  • Global HR experience highly desired

  • Significant HR knowledge and experience at the senior exec level

  • EQ, excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Presentation and political savvy skills

  • Ability to think strategic but high execution drive

  • Organizational agility and flexibility

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

We believe there should be no back row in higher education. For more than a decade, 2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, has been improving lives by powering the world's best digital education. As a trusted partner and brand steward of great universities, we build, deliver, and support online graduate programs and certificates for working adults. Our industry-leading short courses, offered by GetSmarter, are designed to equip lifelong learners with in-demand career skills. To learn more about 2U and No Back Row, visit 2U.com.
2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same.

Why It's Great to Work at 2U
2U offers a high-energy work environment that's both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)

  • Unlimited snacks and drinks

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO for your vacation, personal, or sick days

  • Additional time off benefits include:

  • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations

  • parental leave after 9 months of employment

  • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U's equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.

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