Executive Faculty Recruiter 2U, Inc.
What We?re Looking For:
The 2U Recruiting team hires for every department of our constantly growing business. We are expanding our current model to offer recruiting consulting services to our University Partners. We need a sharp, savvy, driven Executive Faculty Recruiter who will be an integral part of our new service offering. This role is both strategic and tactical and requires someone who can maneuver comfortably in either skill. This person will support both the recruiting efforts of our University partners? faculty and supplement 2U?s executive hiring.
Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Create and implement a set of recruiting services which will be offered to our University partners to supplement their faculty hiring.
Work closely with launch team and sr. leadership to stay abreast of changes impacting faculty selection
Act as a consultant by establishing a recruiting strategy specifically designed for each partner?s unique staffing needs. In some cases, this may be limited to advising and in other cases will include conducting searches on behalf of University partners. Strategy may include:
Leading the search for all faculty recruitment including compiling target candidate lists and researching candidate profiles
Screening faculty candidates for minimum requirements, competencies and experiences
Recommending qualified applicants to university leadership
Developing and maintaining working relationships with various organizations and networks to develop leads for prospective faculty for 2U partner schools
Sourcing faculty members through other strategic efforts such as post job openings, networking events, etc.
Responsible for executing the strategy in partnership with University counterparts.
Responsible for leading key internal executive searches for 2U.
Things That Should Be in Your Background :
Bachelor?s degree required
5-7 years of recruiting experience required, with some agency experience preferred; minimum 3 years of experience in faculty or executive recruitment required
Proven experience working in an executive search or highly consultative recruitment environment while managing aggressive recruiting targets
Strong customer service background and management experience
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role :
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while interacting with all levels of management
Enthusiasm and passion for higher education sector
Strong and developed interpersonal skills
Proclivity to think critically and a knack for problem solving
Ability to pivot with the business & openness to a quickly growing & changing environment
Please don?t be an asshole
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 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 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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