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Senior Director Workday Operations

Company name
2U, Inc

Lanham, MD, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Operations, Executive, Product Management

Posted on
Aug 01, 2022

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What We’re Looking For:

We are looking for a Product Manager (Sr Director) to partner with stakeholders across 2U Departments such as Human Resources, Finance, Technology, and Operations to support our growing, global business. The ideal candidate will then translate those needs to inform on our product evolution and work with an Agile engineering team and consultants for development and delivery. The Product Manager will serve as the business expert who will leverage his/her understanding of the 2U business related processes to build on the future of 2U’s Enterprise Product Portfolio. The ideal candidate has strong communication and interpersonal skills and enjoys working in a dynamic, team-oriented environment along with keen attention to detail as well as the ability to collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

Overall hands-on technical director for workday team, application, and integrations across all modules of workday (HCM, BENEFITS, FINS and potential future modules)

Possesses multiple workday certifications and implementation experience with a broad understanding of cross functional touchpoints and their impacts within the Workday system to effectively develop solutions to complex problems/projects across multiple domains or clients.

Serve as a primary point of contact for the Workday Projects to partner with functional stakeholders to understand organizational strategy, identify technology solutions to meet their needs, and partner closely with IT stakeholders to deliver solutions following the technology roadmap.

Plan and direct the strategy and ongoing administration of Workday to support short and long-term organization goals, enable efficiency, and promote cross-company collaborative innovation.

Advise on business asks and leverage the technological capabilities of Workday to maximize system efficiencies while ensuring data integrity via ongoing governance and audits

Being the product champion on systems such as full tenant Workday, ADP,, JIRA and applications such as Smartsheet, etc.

Provide leadership, strategic direction in rolling out new solutions and maintaining them, with a strong focus on efficiency, data privacy, and compliance.

Consolidating input from business stakeholders at all levels of the organization (e.g. Staff, Managers, Directors, VPs and SVPs) and working with Engineering and Operations teams to drive superior outcomes

Build and maintain prioritized roadmap for multiple products

Evaluate the ROI of partnership and development alternatives; build vs buy

Workday Financial, Projects and PSA

Workday Financials FDM, Worktags, Financial Accounting

Workday Projects Conversion from legacy to Workday.

Workday Projects and PSA experience. (Contracts, Billing, Revenue Recognition)

Workday Payroll Accounting Setup

Workday Financials Month-End, Quarter-End and Year End Closes

Workday Security

Workday Security for a large global e-commerce client

Workday Security Best Practices

Workday HCM

HCM Core : Leading workday design and requirements sessions.

HCM Workday Benefits

Experience handling mergers and acquisitions Workday

Workday Project Lead/Management Experience

Interviewing and team building. Building offshore delivery capability

Conduct RFP Reviewing SOWS, Selection of Partners

Managing the Workday implementation tasks and periodically reporting to the Steering Committee

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

At least 10 years’ experience in product management required

Experience of direct management/ownership of a product including financial/ROI and strategic roadmap responsibilities

Experience managing products in an Agile environment

Demonstrated experience managing mid to long-term product strategy

Demonstrated authority in managing product with stakeholders

Demonstrated experience being a champion of the process

Candidates who possess finance and product management backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply

Ability to work in a dynamic and flexible environment with a start-up culture


: Ability to travel as needed, up to 25%

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

$174,000 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.

To learn more, visit #NoBackRow

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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