In House Counsel 2U, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The In House Counsel's primary responsibilities include (i) handling day to day transactional business of company associated with reviewing and negotiating vendor contracts and handling day to day transactions between the company and its clients; (ii) drafting and implementing company policies pertaining to all facets of a complex organization; and (iii) otherwise providing counsel on a wide range of legal matters facing the company in the ever evolving and complex online education industry.
Education & Experience:
3-7 years of relevant legal experience in law firm or in-house environment.
Experience in matters involving higher education, software as a service, intellectual property, data security, e-commerce, technology and general commercial matters all preferred.
Attorneys with litigation-only experience looking to transition to transactional practice need not apply.
Excellent contract 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.
About 2U, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by a team of education and technology veterans, 2U enables leading colleges and universities to deliver their high quality education to qualified students anywhere. Our cloud-based software-as-a-service platform provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support, and graduate their students. Our mission is to enable the education our clients provide to reach its highest potential so students can reach theirs.
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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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED