Director of Benefits 2U, Inc.
The Director of Benefits will be the subject matter expert on developing, implementing, and monitoring compensation and benefits programs. The Director will design benefit plans which are both valuable to employees and cost-effective to the organization, keeping 2U attractive to top talent and reflecting 2U?s business goals. The Director will act as a liaison between senior HR leadership, Finance, and employees and will ensure compliance with legal and financial requirements.
What We?re Looking For:
The Director of Benefits will:
Develop, propose, and administer compensation, benefits, and reward programs designed to foster continuous improvement and to meet company goals
Analyze and evaluate potential benefits providers to maximize efficiency and minimize costs
Recommend salary ranges based on compensation surveys and in-depth knowledge of best practices
Lead annual merit-based and incentive-based compensation planning
Communicate consistent compensation policies to employees, administrators, and vendors
Act as a liaison to and point of contact for both routine and non-routine situations
Keep up to date on new laws and ensure compliance with applicable regulations
Consult with HR and Finance to make certain that all benefits are processed on time
Oversee quotidian affairs regarding benefits administration, including data processing and accuracy
Things That Should Be In Your Background:
Strong analytical skills and financial background to evaluate competing plans
Strong project management skills and the ability to work in quickly-changing environment
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills to consult with higher ups
Demonstrates a sound understanding of ADA, COBRA, EEO, ERISA, FMLA, HIPAA, Social Security, Workers Compensation, applicable federal and state codes, and other relevant regulations
Bachelor?s degree required
7-10 years of experience in human resources administration
Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:
Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
Passion for changing the landscape of higher education
About 2U, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U 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! Full-time employees receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependents.
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, Inc. 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, Inc.'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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