General Manager

2U, Inc   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Education


8 - 10 years

Posted 68 days ago

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We’re on the search for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and strategic leader to drive engagement with one of 2U’s university partnerships. The VP/GM will manage both the relationship with the university, along with all cross-functional internal operations related to the partnership. Our ideal candidate will possess superior relationship building skills and an unmatched business acumen.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Manage all 2U operations related to the university partnership; measure performance of company goals and proactively establish targets for improvement
  • Partner with Dean/Provost level, as well as other leadership at the school and across the university to ensure program success
  • Act as final decision maker for all business operations components including curriculum, marketing, admissions and post-enrollment services
  • Develop, review, update and implement strategic planning; this includes marketing/sales, support services and curriculum development
  • Effectively build and manage relationship with the university; act as the relationship manager for 2U and leverage the relationship to assist with maintaining efficient operational processes
  • Matrix manage internal partners responsible for other operational areas associated with the program (e.g. marketing and technology)
  • Directly manage Program Operations staff
  • Serve as subject matter expert for market space and curriculum for the 2U organization

Things That Should Be in Your Background:

  • Bachelor's degreerequired; Master’s preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures
  • 7-10 years’ experience managing external clients/partners and leading large scale internal operations
  • Record of success with entrepreneurial approach to building and sustaining effective partnerships and business operations in both dynamic matrix environment and established environment

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role:

  • Confident decision-making abilities and an ability to lead people in order to get results
  • Proven success in a matrix management environment
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability work and contribute in a team environment
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change