Assistant General Counsel 2U, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Primary responsibilities are: (i) handling day to day transactional business of company associated with reviewing and negotiating vendor contracts at all levels within the organization; (ii) building out and execution of company compliance plan, including drafting and implementation of company policies pertaining to all facets of a complex organization; (iii) interfacing without outside counsel to manage multiple legal projects; and (iv) otherwise providing counsel on a wide range of legal matters facing the company in the ever evolving and complex online education industry.
Education & Experience:
Minimum of 5 years relevant legal experience in law firm or in-house environment.
Practical/business experience in matters involving higher education, school as a service, intellectual property, data security, e-commerce, corporate, technology and/or securities law all preferred.
Attorneys with litigation-only experience looking to transition to transactional practice need not apply.
Excellent drafting and negotiation skills; ability to close deals and projects in a rapid manner.
Excellent communication skills ? verbal and written.
Ability to analyze, research and grasp new issues and areas
Strong analytic ability ? identify issues and develop innovative solutions and strategies to reach satisfactory resolution
Mature judgment on relevant matters of business and law
Proactive ? ability to identify legal and compliance issues within the organization and build and execute a plan to mitigate those issues
Ability to work with all levels of management and staff and work cooperatively as a team player.
Must be task oriented and have the capacity to handle multiple tasks and work long hours in a faster paced environment than you?ve ever known and without sacrificing quality.
Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.
2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
Instructional Design: Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses. We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners? online programs. This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs. By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.
Since our founding, 2U has partnered with some of the most prestigious research universities to deliver groundbreaking online degree programs. You can read about our partners here (www.2U.com/partners).
And if you?re ready to help our team (www.2U.com/team) build the next great movement in higher education, consider joining us (www.2U.com/careers).
Why It?s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
Benefits ? at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. That?s not all! Employees receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependants.
Our Culture ? We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We don?t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They 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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