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7 Sep 2022

Full-Time Sr. Manager, People Analytics and Insights – Posted by Anywhere

Job Description

What We’re Looking For:

2U is looking for an experienced People Analytics Lead to create and drive the People Analytics roadmap for our organization. This role sits within our People Operations and Analytics team. As the leader of the People Analytics team, you are a strategic thought partner across all areas of our People Team, as well as the organization more broadly. You will find opportunities for using people metrics and analytics to improve HR performance and drive business performance. You will define and lead projects that drive significant insights and change across topics including workforce planning, employee experience, DEI, attrition, and talent acquisition. As the subject matter expert and leader of this team, you will work cross-functionally with several organizations (including Finance and Tech) and collaborate with the People Team COEs and HRBPs. Your primary objective will be enabling leadership to make effective, data driven, and strategic operating decisions while building their ability to access, interpret, and take action on insights through People Analytics solutions. This role is collaborative, creative, and the ideal candidate will be highly data driven, technically astute, a solid communicator, intellectually curious, a fast learner, and able to move quickly while keeping focused on high impact projects and delivering results.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Provide reporting and analysis to leadership and other stakeholders including monthly dashboards, compliance reporting, analysis related to talent acquisition, attrition, diversity, and People operational metrics to help drive business decisions and identify areas of strength and opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop a strategy and roadmap to significantly enhance our reporting and analytics capabilities considering the appropriate tools and technologies.
  • Develop and deliver key reporting and analytical support for the People organization and people managers, particularly focused on creating robust self-service reporting capability and manager dashboards in Workday.
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition, HR Business Partners, Finance and others to identify report requirements.
  • Provide training on self-service capability for HR and Managers when needed.
  • Demonstrate extraordinary reporting skills to establish trends in various parts of the business.
  • Serve as a counselor and subject matter authority to senior partners regarding people analytics and strategy topics, as well as provide mentorship on how to work efficiently with people analytics capabilities.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and data visualization skills, with the ability to communicate more than just numbers. Translate complex analytics and findings into digestible stories that identify key business implications.

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • 4+ years’ experience in building high performance analytics organizations in the HR/Recruiting space
  • 4+ years’ experience with data analytics, Workday and visualization tools such as Tableau
  • Ability to gather and use data to inform decision-making and persuade others. Work effectively in an unstructured environment requiring new perspectives and creative approaches
  • Enthusiastic about the opportunity to build this capability, which requires comfort with toggling between managing basic reporting needs while also building a foundation which allows the People Team to automate and deliver self-service tools and dashboards to allow for more sophisticated analyses
  • Strong problem-structuring and problem-solving ability
  • Specific experience with the Workday reporting and analytics tools a plus
  • Strong Excel and Google Sheets skills
  • Proven ability to challenge and motivate a team to foster innovation in an atmosphere of mutual respect


About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U is comprised of 3 lines of business: Graduate Degree Programs, Short Course, and Boot Camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities and enterprise organizations 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 our partners 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 partners are there to help them succeed. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 275,000 students and lifelong learners.

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
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break

In Colorado, the anticipated base salary for this role is $100,000.00 with potential bonus and equity eligibility. Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.

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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, gender identity, 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 and pay.

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