Director of Market Research 2U, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED What We?re Looking For:
Reporting to the Sr. Director, Investment Analysis, the Director of Market Research will coordinate and conduct market research projects across all 2U programs to develop insights on customer sentiment, and trends in the broader education industry.
Specifically, the Director of Market Research will:
Manage rigorous ongoing consumer research and metrics programs that quantify the effectiveness of marketing efforts across 2U
Conduct survey research to quantify consumer sentiment with respect to potential opportunities for new programs
Manage research efforts involving other employees, outside contractors, or independent market research organizations
The selected candidate must thrive on intellectual problem solving, possess an entrepreneurial spirit, be a high-energy leader, and be goal-oriented. ? ?
Things That Should Be in Your Background:
Bachelor?s degree required; Master?s preferred
5 years research and experiment design experience, preferably in higher education
Experience managing large data-centric projects
Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in complex, collaborative environments
?Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role:
Exceptional quantitative analysis and modeling skills
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work on cross-functional teams
Ability to solve complex challenges and find meaningful connections in complex data
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments simultaneously
Ability to make intuitive and thoughtful decisions
Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
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! 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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