We are looking for an experienced and forward-thinking Legal and Contracts Administrator to join Guild Education’s growing team in downtown Denver. Your main duties will be to design, manage, and support all forms of legal processes, prepare and negotiate contracts, perform research, and prepare and manage legal/compliance policies and documents. A successful person in this role will be highly organized, process-oriented, and can demonstrate a strong attention to detail along with the ability to recognize, analyze, and communicate potential risks for our company. Our ideal candidate has previous experience preparing, negotiating, and administering complex contracts, supporting contract management tools, as well as with supporting various aspects of an in-house legal function, and is knowledgeable about operational processes and contract law generally.

As Legal and Contracts Administrator, you will:

  • Assist in managing the legal operations and processes supporting procurement and vendor management
  • Support and drive the development and automation of legal processes and tools
  • Review, draft, and negotiate contract terms (NDAs, all forms of vendor agreements, and other legal contracts) with internal and external business stakeholders
  • Clearly communicate company policies and the legal and practical implications of contract terms to internal stakeholders
  • Analyze potential legal and business risks involved with specific contract terms
  • Assist in preparation, management and administration of legal/compliance policies, documents, and processes
  • Ongoing legal department administrative support
  • Perform general legal and informational research

You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

  • Experience with contract law and negotiations, with a good understanding of related accounting and finance principles 
  • Have a bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of corporate contract and legal administration experience.
  • Possesses superior attention to detail in order to spot errors and inconsistencies in contracts
  • Well-versed in the use and administration of technology to automate legal processes
  • Process-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Able to work productively, both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask, independently manage priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical thinking skills and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

About Guild:

Guild’s mission is to unlock opportunity for America’s workforce, through education. We are increasing economic mobility for working adults by partnering with the largest employers in the country to offer education and upskilling to their employees via our learning marketplace of nonprofit universities and education institutions. Guild’s proprietary technology platform ensures employees no longer have to pay upfront for their corporate education, and helps employers facilitate the administration of this innovative benefit. Our technology and coaching also ensure that each employee can navigate the path back to school as a working adult, providing individualized support from day one through program completion. 

We also recently became one of the few female-led companies to hit a $1billion valuation and the only B-corp with those qualifications.  Our recent Series D round raised $157M, led by Ken Chenault, General Catalyst Partners chairman and former CEO of AMEX, and joined by Emerson Collective, LeadEdge Capital, and Iconiq. 

Guild Education is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Additionally, we feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market competitive, including a base salary range of $75,000-$93,750 as well as company stock options. 

  • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options through Cigna and Kaiser (due to coverage limitations, Kaiser is currently only available in CA & CO)
  • Access to a 401k to help save for your future
  • 3 weeks of vacation in your first year and an open vacation policy after year 1 to help you recharge
  • 8 days of fully-paid sick leave, so that you can take the time to heal and or recover 
  • Family-friendly benefits, including 14 weeks of parental leave, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, employer-sponsored life insurance, and fertility care benefits.
  • Well-rounded wellness benefits including access to free and low cost mental health resources and support services
  • Education benefits and tuition assistance to help your future development and growth

Apply for this Job

* Required

  
  


U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Guild Education are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.


Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.