Director of Benefits
2U, Inc. - Washington, DC

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The Director of Benefits will be the subject matter expert on developing, implementing, and monitoring compensation and benefits programs. The Director will design benefit plans which are both valuable to employees and cost-effective to the organization, keeping 2U attractive to top talent and reflecting 2Us business goals. The Director will act as a liaison between senior HR leadership, Finance, and employees and will ensure compliance with legal and financial requirements.

What Were Looking For:
The Director of Benefits will:
  • Develop, propose, and administer compensation, benefits, and reward programs designed to foster continuous improvement and to meet company goals
  • Analyze and evaluate potential benefits providers to maximize efficiency and minimize costs
  • Recommend salary ranges based on compensation surveys and in-depth knowledge of best practices
  • Lead annual merit-based and incentive-based compensation planning
  • Communicate consistent compensation policies to employees, administrators, and vendors
  • Act as a liaison to and point of contact for both routine and non-routine situations
  • Keep up to date on new laws and ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Consult with HR and Finance to make certain that all benefits are processed on time
  • Oversee quotidian affairs regarding benefits administration, including data processing and accuracy

Things That Should Be In Your Background:
  • Strong analytical skills and financial background to evaluate competing plans
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work in quickly-changing environment
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills to consult with higher ups
  • Demonstrates a sound understanding of ADA, COBRA, EEO, ERISA, FMLA, HIPAA, Social Security, Workers Compensation, applicable federal and state codes, and other relevant regulations
  • Bachelors degree required
  • 7-10 years of experience in human resources administration

Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:

  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
  • Passion for changing the landscape of higher education