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Senior Recruiter

Senior Recruiter

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US-NY-New York
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What We're Looking For

We are targeting a Senior Recruiter to join 2U’s Talent Acquisition team in New York,NY. This individual will be responsible for identifying top technical talent for 2U across our engineering, product, marketing and content teams. 


The ideal candidate will have proven direct sourcing skills in corporate and agency environments as well as diversified candidate sourcing and relationship building skills. We want someone who demonstrates a passion for Recruiting and who feels a sense of accomplishment for identifying and hiring the appropriate talent for 2U.



Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Recruiting throughout the full candidate life cycle, which commences with proactive sourcing and concludes with finalizing offer stage with new hire
  • Building strong hiring manager relationships and counseling them on job description composition, interview processes, organizational structures, etc.
  • Hiring and building talent communities across Software Engineering, Information Technology, Product Management, Product Design teams, and many more
  • Researching the technology talent landscape and leveraging market intelligence
  • Finding talent through a creative, timely, and cost effective manner using multiple sources
  • Sharing best Recruiting practices across entirety of Talent Acquisition team 

Things That Should Be in Your Background

  • 8+ years of experience in direct sourcing, ideally a combination of staffing and corporate/in-house with a focus on technical roles
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Exceptional work ethic coupled with a sense of humor
  • Experience recruiting in a niche industry or high-volume setting
  • A sense of urgency and self-awareness
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • An interest in the Technology field
  • Remarkable interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience using an applicant tracking system 

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role

  • Passion for providing exceptional customer service in one’s daily interactions
  • Love for Recruiting and the impact it can have on a company
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with all levels of management
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Enthusiasm to work in an always evolving business

EEO statement:
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.

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 partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs. Our Platform, a fusion services and technology, enables schools to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students around the world. Our company culture is united by our No Back Row® philosophy; the idea that when we each lean in and do our part, we are better individually and collectively.

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.

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U
2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.

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 a PTO allowance for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 12 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!
  • Tuition reimbursement program