Deputy General Manager

  • 2U, Los Angeles, CA

  • $ 300,000+

Desired areas of expertise:

Deputy general manager

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  • With the GM and the Program Director, interfacing directly and regularly with university partners and 2U leadership regarding current and future program performance.
  • Internally, serves as a conduit for program execution across all matrix functions with the Program Huddle as the primary vehicle for oversight and accountability.
  • Manage all 2U operations related to the university partnership; measure performance of company goals and proactively establish targets for improvement.
  • Partner with Dean level, as well as other leadership at the school and across the school to ensure program success
  • Act as final decision maker for all business operations components including curriculum, marketing, admissions and post-enrollment services.
  • Along with the GM, develop, review, update and implement strategic planning; this includes marketing/sales, support services and curriculum development.
  • Effectively build and manage relationships with the university for the programs under the role’s purview; act as the relationship manager for 2U on those programs 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)


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred- 5 - 7 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Strong project management and relationship management background
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Focused on achieving defined results, and exceeding goals and objectives
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Strong attention to detail, adherence to deadlines, and excellent follow through
  • Ability to think critically and identify potential issues before they arise
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills required
  • Excellent listener balanced with ability to challenge colleagues constructively and stimulate the thinking of others.
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