2U is hiring a

Junior Recruiter

Denver, United States

What We’re Looking For:

The primary goal of this position is to attract passive candidates, generate fully functional talent pipelines, and manage candidates effectively through the resourcing process to support the growth of the short course business.  This person will provide full life cycle recruiting services as well as consultation in the areas of recruitment, hiring, onboarding, retention and change management to our University Partners globally for degree programs and short courses. 

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Direct sourcing/recruiting academic talent using LinkedIn, our Applicant Tracking System, affinity groups, and other web sources
  • Build searchable pipelines and extensive candidate lists for our University Partners and collaborating on search strategies
  • Assist with the creation of candidate profiles, job descriptions, and postings
  • Develop relationships of trust and reliance with internal stakeholders and University Partners
  • Schedule phone screens and interviews with candidates and University Partner Administrators   
  • Work with web-based applicant tracking systems, online survey tools, and other analytical tools.  (Salesforce, Survey Monkey, Constant Contact)
  • Collaborate with 2U departments and relevant internal and external stakeholders on recruitment efforts and strategies 
  • Create and run weekly, monthly and quarterly Recruiting, Operations and Metrics reports relating to faculty recruiting trends using the Applicant Tracking Systems

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in HR, Business, Communications or Social Sciences preferred
  • 1-2 years of sales experience
  • 2-3 years’ experience in full life cycle+ recruiting/sourcing for a variety of positions highly desirable 
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service background
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems and reporting tools
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:

  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels. You should have the ability to approach each scenario from all perspectives
  • Passion for recruiting
  • Energetic personality
  • Focused on achieving defined results and exceeding goals and objectives
  • Ability to bring out other people’s potential and talents
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage information with confidence and discretion
  • Aptitude to learn about multiple degree programs very quickly
  • An interest in higher education
  • A self-starter
  • A strong strategic thinker

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

At 2U, we power world-class online education and in-person boot camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities transform in the digital era—and eliminate the back row in higher ed. We support lifelong learning which means thinking beyond a single degree. It means finding ways for students to gain the skills they need to change careers, evolve their expertise, and meet the challenges of the changing world head-on. We help universities fill those needs—developing new digital education technologies and offerings capable of supporting students at different points in their lives. Whether they need a simple refresher, to learn something new, or to change their career trajectories completely, our university partners are there to help them succeed.Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 150,000 students and lifelong learners. 2U, Inc. has acquired and integrated two companies broadening our portfolio of education offerings into short courses with GetSmarter and boot camps with Trilogy. This role supports our 2U line of business.

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Benefits & Culture

Working at 2U means working with individuals that are passionate and mission driven. We collaborate on tough problems to deliver the best outcomes for our partners, students, and each other. You will find team members working together in our open office spaces, gathered in the kitchen grabbing a snack, or taking a break in our game rooms.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break from Christmas through New Years!

To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow


Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and 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.