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About Woodbury University

Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Southern California. The university ranks 15th among the nation’s “25 Colleges That Add the Most Value,” according to Money Magazine, and is a 2016-17 College of Distinction. With campuses in Burbank/Los Angeles and San Diego, the university offers bachelor’s degrees from the School of Architecture, School of Business, School of Media, Culture & Design, and College of Liberal Arts, along with a Master of Business Administration, Master of Architecture, Master of Interior Architecture and Master of Science in Architecture. The San Diego campus offers Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture, Master of Interior Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees, as well as a Master of Architecture degree with a concentration in Real Estate Development.

 

Diversity Statement 

 

 

 

Burbank Campus

The University:  Nestled between the Verdugo Mountains and Griffith Park, Woodbury University is located in Burbank, home of international film, television, animation, and post-production studios.  Woodbury University is a student-centered and learning-centered institution dedicated to transforming and preparing students for successful careers in the twenty-first century.  Founded in 1884, this small, private university (1,600 students) has developed a philosophy and environment that nurtures creativity and accomplishment with bachelor’s and master’s programs in business, architecture, design, media, and the liberal arts.

Position:  The Department of Accounting invites applicants for full-time faculty position for graduate and undergraduate teaching beginning August 2018. Woodbury’s full-time faculty ranked positions are based on contracts rather than tenure.

Responsibilities: Reports to a department dean.  Develops and designs curriculum plans to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensures student engagement. Provides tutoring and academic counseling to students, maintains classes related records, and assesses student coursework. Collaborates and supports colleagues regarding research interests and co-curricular activities. Provides intellectual leadership and has made significant contributions to the field.

School of Business:  Operating from a new state-of-the-art building, the School enrolls 500 plus students in two degree programs.  The BBA degree has a clear Management focus, but students can also major in Accounting, Marketing, or Fashion Marketing.  The MBA degree is available in evening or weekend classes that accommodate the working student.  All programs and courses offer a balance of theory and practice.

Qualifications:  Applicants must demonstrate that they meet AACSB’s Scholarly Academic (SA) standards in accounting, have earned a Ph.D. from an accredited institution or possess an equivalent degree recognized by AACSB, and are eligible for long-term U.S. employment.   In addition, applicants must demonstrate the potential (1) to maintain SA status, (2) to publish in peer-reviewed journals, (3) to be effective teachers in a learning and student-centered environment, and (4) to participate in significant university service within and beyond the School of Business.  A proven track record of scholarly publications and significant professional experience in the field of accounting is preferred.  ABD candidates (All But Dissertation) will also be considered.

Remuneration: Competitive and market based depending on rank within the University’s ranking system.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All documents should be submitted electronically to  hr@woodbury.edu and include (1) a current CV which lists the candidate’s educational and employment history and peer reviewed journal articles, (2) contact information for at least three references, and (3) a letter of interest that demonstrates AQ status and addresses other qualifications.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052
HR@woodbury.edu

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Role and Responsibilities

The position reports directly to the AVP, Academic Affairs and is responsible for the analysis and articulation of all transfer credit for current and prospective students.  He/she is responsible for evaluation of overall academic status and counseling with students and their faculty advisors regarding progress toward their degree.

Responsibilities                                                                                Estimated % of Time                                 

  1. Responsible for new student evaluation of transfer credit (domestic) based upon policies approved by the faculty.
50%
  1. Assists with registration and reception functions. Services student, faculty and administrative requests for information and documentation such as schedules, rosters, address lists, and grade submission.
20%
  1. Provides veterans’ services including certification of enrollment and changes of status for students qualifying for Veteran’s benefits.  Familiar with VA regulations and changes in them and responsible to report accurately so that veterans receive full educational benefits and that the institution is not held liable for any overpayment of benefits.
15%
  1. Provides academic counseling with students and their faculty advisors regarding degree requirements and interpretation of academic policies and procedures.
5%
  1. Aids in consistent interpretation and administration of current academic policies and procedures within the institution itself and to outside bodies.
2%
  1. Monitors the entry (system and hard copy) and accuracy of all transfer work and placement test results.
  2. Responsible for maintaining the Institution’s transfer strategies as evidenced through up-to-date articulation agreements (MOU only). Develops/maintains tracking mechanisms to ensure articulation is done on a timely basis.
  3. Maintains and updates data files for tracking admission and placement testing information.
2%
 

2%

2%
9.       Serve on Office and University committees and other duties as assigned. 2%

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Education & Experience

  1. Minimum of bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred, with minimum of two years related experience.
  2. Should be familiar with current academic regulations and standards of confidentiality and security dictated by law and common practice as well as standard best practices. Demonstrate ability to learn university curricula and to develop knowledge of academic and administrative policies and procedures. Orientation and training for this position takes a minimum of one year (a full academic cycle).
  3. Technical sophistication is essential including familiarity and proficiency with relational and information systems and databases; proficiency with Microsoft Windows, Windows based applications and other software.
  4. Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to interact diplomatically and responsibly with a diverse student population.
  5. Ability to collaborate effectively in writing and orally with other University departments and offices and work cooperatively as part of a team.
  6. A detail orientation and skills in analysis and problem solving are critical

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech.
  2. Hand/fingers dexterity to work with computers.
  3. Walking, lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.
  4. Ability to utilize office equipment such as computers and copiers
  5. Kneeling, stooping, bending, sitting, squatting, standing, etc.
  6. Works with/around and has verbal and face-to-face contact with others.
  7. Works indoors in an office environment the majority of the time.
  8. Complex reading and writing ability.

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, and a cover letter addressing qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91504-1052
Email: HR@woodbury.edu
Fax: 818.767.7567

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Role and Responsibilities

The position reports directly to the Director of Admissions with primary responsibility for recruitment of domestic freshman and transfer students. The position serves as a member of a dynamic professional team. Specific duties include: recruitment in a designated geographic region (primarily southern California), establish connections with college and high school counselors,  coordination of on-campus admission related events, review and evaluation of admission candidates including interviewing and follow-up.  Evening and weekend work required due to extensive recruitment travel.

Responsibilities                                                                                                      

  1. Recruit domestic freshman and transfer students.
  2. Establish and maintain relationships and collaborations with college counselors.
  3. Attend high school and college visits, may include classroom/group presentations.
  4. Respond to electronic and phone inquiries from prospective students and their families.
  5. Meet with prospective students and their families, including academic counseling.
  1. Review and evaluate admission applications, including determining institutional scholarship eligibility.
  2. Conduct personal interviews with applied students including evaluating and determining appropriate course of study and providing an unofficial evaluation of transfer credit (if applicable).
  3. Provide consistent communication/contact (phone, email, appointments) with applicants, admitted students, and their families.
  1. Coordinate on and off campus admission events.
  2. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in business, marketing, communications, or related field, plus a minimum of 3 years experience in Admissions.
  • Must possess general knowledge of higher education markets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and energy level.
  • Must be able to work with all levels at Woodbury University and be committed to its mission.
  • Must be results oriented and have the ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Customer service, sales, or marketing experience with personal interaction is highly preferred.
  • Must possess a relatively high level of communication skills.
  • Must have strong professional presentation skills and be comfortable presenting to groups both large and small.
  • Computer proficient with advanced knowledge of Excel and Word preferred.
  • Prefer good knowledge of Enrollment Management Software.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and reliable means of transportation.

Travel:

  • Extensive travel is required.

Physical Requirement:

  • Close vision, hearing, listening, clear speech, and articulation.
  • Hand and finger dexterity.
  • Continuous sitting, walking, standing, bending and picking up items up to 25lbs.
  • Professional and complex reading and writing ability.
  • Work indoors and outdoors.
  • Clear judgment and decision making ability.
  • Analyzing and comprehension ability.
  • Simple to complex math ability.

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, and a cover letter addressing qualifications to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052
HR@woodbury.edu

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

The Animation program at Woodbury University’s School of Media, Culture & Design is growing rapidly.  We invite applications for the position of Chair in the Department of Animation beginning in Fall 2018.  Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. The School offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Animation.  Woodbury’s full-time faculty ranked positions are based on contracts rather than tenure.

The University: Nestled in the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains near Griffith Park and Los Angeles’ major film and television production studios, Woodbury University is a student-centered institution dedicated to transforming and preparing students for successful careers in the twenty-first century.  Founded in 1884, the small, non-profit private university (1400 students) has developed a philosophy and environment that nurtures creativity and personal accomplishment.  It offers a unique array of programs in media, design, business, and architecture. Woodbury is a non-tenure granting institution.

Responsibilities

The position of Chair holds responsibility for both administration of the program and teaching within the discipline. Chair responsibilities are the administration of all aspects of the program.

This includes curriculum and syllabi development, policies and procedures, development and management of the departmental budget, evaluation of hardware and software purchases, oversight of facilities and lab equipment, class scheduling, student recruitment, end-of-year showcase production, student advising, hiring of faculty, maintaining accreditation standards, learning outcomes assessment, alumni relations, articulation agreements, and community outreach involving academic advisory boards, professional organizations and internship opportunities.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach at multiple levels in the Animation program, exhibit deep digital art skills, and possess comprehensive knowledge of working with current, animation production pipelines.

Contract renewal and rank advancement are contingent on satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement with the disciplines and profession through creative work and/or scholarship, and service to the university.

Our school emphasizes collaboration both within individual departments and in conjunction with other academic departments in the school. The Department of Animation and the Department of Game Art & Design share courses with each other.  Maintaining, enhancing and continually cultivating this close relationship is essential to the success of both programs.

Requirements

  • Applicants should demonstrate an active career in animation, or related media. A terminal degree, e.g., a Master of Fine Arts, is required for this position, in addition to at least 5 years of industry experience.
  • Experience teaching various aspects of the current, commercial production pipelines in a professional setting or at an accredited college or university is also desired. Candidates should possess technical knowledge of the animation industry and its methodologies.
  • The ideal candidate has a strong body of work that reflects a high degree of animation knowledge, and an online portfolio that demonstrates expertise in a significant breadth of animation.
  • A keen understanding of short-form filmmaking and narrative design is indispensable for this role, in addition to a strong grasp of all aspects of storytelling that encompasses conceptualization, development and delivery.
  • A substantial, technically proficient working knowledge of key software is desired, such as Harmony, TV Paint, Storyboard Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, and Dragon Frame. Experience with motion capture data integration, or game engines such as Unity3D or Unreal, is a plus.
  • As part of the School of Media, Culture, & Design, the Animation Department especially welcomes those applications expressing an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning.

The Program:  More detail about the program may be found at:

Animation

Application: Applications accepted through June 15, 2018

Send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, online portfolio/reel, and three letters of recommendation to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052
HR@woodbury.edu

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, the Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all operational, implementation and coordination activities of Tutorial Services, including the Writing Center, the Math and Science Tutoring Center, support for English as Second Language (ESL) learners and reading comprehension strategies. The Coordinator collaborates directly with the chairs of the departments of writing and of mathematics and sciences as well as the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, and cooperates with the deans and faculty of the other schools of the university to assure that their needs are met for courses outside the College.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit and recommend hiring of student employees as writing center coaches, math and science tutors, and reading comprehension support.
  • Complete new hire and rehire ESA Employee Status Advise form for HR processing.
  • Develop and maintain budget for Tutoring Center including budgeting for future academic year needs based on enrollment trends.
  • Evaluate student employees’ performance and implement responses, including pay increases and disciplinary
  • Supervise all student employees in the Writing Center by approving time, assigning schedules and workload.
  • Coordinate and conduct writing center training workshops before the beginning of each
  • Collaborate with mathematics and sciences chair in conducting tutor training workshops before the beginning of each semester.
  • Develop outreach, promotion and educational strategies to build student awareness and use of all tutoring services.
  • Build and maintain schedules for in-person tutorials, including schedules for the semester studio finals, lecture finals, holidays, and summer as well as dedicated after-hours or online tutoring shifts.
  • Maintains tutor scheduling software, compiles usage data reports, troubleshoots difficulties and trains new users.
  • Collaborate with mathematics and sciences chair in creating developmental curriculum for student and assuring that instructional standard are met.
  • Work with department chairs in conducting institutional research to determine student progress, program, and scheduling needs.
  • Address all inquiries about tutorial services policies, procedures, programs, and services.
  • Develop and implement regular assessment plans based on learning outcomes relevant to the different dimensions of tutorial services.
  • Mediate concerns about student tutors and students being served in tutorial services.
  • Coordinate and administer the use of tutorial services email accounts and associated folders and archives.
  • Monitor tutorial services facilities, including computers, materials, and the operational location.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

The following are the minimum qualifications required for the position.

  • Masters’ degree and/or equivalent with a minimum of three years’ relevant experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Professionalism in handling a wide range of tasks and attention to detail.
  • Capacity to work independently on multiple projects and to prioritize appropriately.
  • Experience with databases and website maintenance as well as tasks in the MS Office Suite, specifically Excel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The following are the physical requirements of the position.

  • Good vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech
  • Hand/fingers dexterity
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, clerical and math skills
  • A combination of sedentary work, walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Works with/around and has verbal contact with others.

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, cover letter addressing qualifications and salary requirements to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052
HR@woodbury.edu

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Role and Responsibilities

The Dean of Student Affairs is responsible for the supervision and management of the Division of Student Affairs to include formulation of planning documents, supervision, and evaluation of professional staff. Responsible for coordination of all activities associated with student affairs, student records, student housing, student conduct, student government, student accessibility & accommodation, mental health, campus nurse (first aid), international services, career development services and San Diego Campus.

Responsibilities                                                                                                                        Estimated % of Time

  • Provides leadership, strategic vision, resource management, long-range planning and overall supervision, administration and advocacy for the division of Student Affairs.
  • Coordinates preparation of and administration of the annual budget for the division.
  • Recommend, develop and implement policies and procedures  that promote student success and compliance.
  • Serves as back up to Residence Hall including ongoing duty routine rotation with Associate Dean of Students and Residence Hall Coordinator.
  • Lead the Student Success Committee and Threat Analysis Team.
  • Serve as Designated School Official (DSO) for international service.
  • Given the nature of this position, incumbent is expected to be available 24 hours to coordinate response to crises at times outside of business operating hours. Will participate in the on call emergency duty rotation.
  • Supports the planning and execution of assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Responsible for development and administration of the Code of Student conduct and Disciplinary Procedures.
  • Hears academic status appeals as necessary.
  • Oversees annual production of Student Handbook and other university documents. Serves at owner for Student Affairs webpages.
  • Collaborates with admissions as necessary, in recruiting and enrollment management for the University.
  • Teams up with Admissions and Registrar to support student-incoming class needs.
  • Oversees the student retention system (StarFish).
  • Ensures programming is provided which enhances and promotes academic success and/or contributes to the quality of campus life, such as cultural and contemporary programs, alcohol awareness programs, and/or volunteer services.
  • Manages confidential files and release of privileged educational records.
  • Responsible for providing services, publications and workshops to respond to student behavioral issues (sexual assault, substance abuse, etc.).
  • Serves as advisor of Student Government. Oversee the coordination and supervision of student clubs and organizations by providing operational guidelines, consultation, support, assistance and advice.
  • Serves as a member of the administrative team and cooperates with all members of administration in addressing issues that relate to Student Services and the overall mission of the University.
  • Assumes any other reasonable related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the President.

University Leadership                                                                                                                                               

  • Participates in university-level leadership as a member of the Cabinet and as a member of the Deans’ Council.
  • Provides leadership in developing and implementing the strategic initiatives of Woodbury University.
  • Supports the advancement and development functions of Woodbury University by developing strong connections to national disciplinary organizations, local and national industry and governmental organizations, and individuals who may serve as potential donors.
  • Avoid conflicts of interest in which financial or other personal considerations may compromise, or give the appearance of compromising, the allocation of professional time, energy, or judgment in administration of the duties of

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Master’s degree required and at least five years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities. Student Affairs or Counseling preferred,
  • Five years of professional administrative/leadership experience in college/university.
  • Must demonstrate a record of success in student conduct.
  • Must possess general knowledge of higher education.
  • Title XI certification and judicial protocol in university / college setting preferred.
  • Must have strong communication skills and must be able to work within a diverse community.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be committed to University goals and mission.
  • Results oriented and the ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and effectively is essential.
  • Strong professional presentation skills with comfort presenting to large and small groups is necessary.
  • Computer proficiency required. Advanced knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech.
  • Hand/fingers dexterity to work with computers.
  • Walking, lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to utilize office equipment such as computers and copiers
  • Kneeling, stooping, bending, sitting, squatting, standing, etc.
  • Works with/around and has verbal and face-to-face contact with others.
  • Works indoors in an office environment the majority of the time.
  • Complex reading and writing ability.

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, and a cover letter addressing qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91504-1052
Email: HR@woodbury.edu
Fax: 818.767.7567

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Disabilities and Accessibility Support Specialist functions within Student Affairs under the supervision of the Coordinator of Disabilities and Accessibility Services (ODAS).

The Disabilities and Accessibility Support Specialist assists the Director with all aspects of the provision of support and services to students with disabilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), Amendment (2008) and Sections 504/508 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973).

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Supports the Office of Disabilities and Accessibility Services (ODAS)
• Helps coordinate intake interviews and follow-through with delivery of Academic Accommodation Plans
• Coordinates ODAS exam accommodations process for current and new students; receives and delivers exams as needed
• Secures note-takers for qualified students as needed, and manages implementation in accordance to University policy
• Provides support to students with disabilities by partnering with faculty and content tutors
• Manages student interactions and guides students toward more acceptable social behaviors through modeling
• Provides consistent and frequent communication, both verbally and in writing, with ODAS Director and faculty regarding student progress
• Maintains appropriate documentation, records and reports
• Participates in collection of data
• Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, faculty and staff
• Ensures compliance with state and federal law
• Administrative duties as needed
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
The following are the minimum qualifications required for the position.
• Knowledge of ADA and Section 504/508 as related to the provision of accommodations in a post-secondary environment
• Bachelor’s degree in education and/or equivalent
• Experience working with students with a variety of disabilities
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Strong written and verbal communications skills
• Ability to communicate and collaborate with diverse groups of learners and colleagues
• Working knowledge of problem-solving, team building and academic learning skills
• Occasional evenings and weekends as needed

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The following are the physical requirements of the position.
• Good vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech
• Hand/fingers dexterity
• Simple to complex reading, writing, clerical and math skills
• A combination of sedentary work, walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying up to 25 pounds.
Works with/around and has verbal contact with others

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, and a cover letter addressing qualifications to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052
HR@woodbury.edu

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

The Game Art & Design program at Woodbury University in Burbank is growing. We are looking for experienced part-time faculty for our Fall 2018 classes.

Game Design Courses:

The game design and development courses work primarily in Unity3D and C#, with Shader Forge and other plugins as needed, crazybump, Adobe CC, etc.

— Degree Project

Mentor student developers through their original Senior-level game projects in Unity.
— Game Level Design
— User Interface Design
— Story Development for Interactive Media
Creating original IPs and interactive non-linear “short stories” with Unity.

Game Art Courses

A substantial, technically proficient working knowledge of key software is desired, such as Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, Quixel Suite, Marmoset Toolbag, Motion Builder, Adobe Creative Cloud, and the Unity3D (preferred), or Unreal game engines.

Maya: 3D Art Fundamentals
Materials, Lighting & Rendering (Maya, Quixel Suite, Substance Painter)
3D Character Design & Modeling (Zbrush)
3D Character Rigging (Maya)
3D Character Animation (Maya, Motion Builder)

Requirements for all Adjunct Professors:

  • Familiarity and knowledge of many video games, old, and new.
  • Experience managing class rosters, attendance, timely grading of assignments.
  • Able to provide critical, informed, and creative feedback to students.
  • Able to instruct and guide students through best practices of game prototyping, play testing, iteration, presentation and collaboration.
  • Published game title(s) a major plus.

Application:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  All documents should be sent electronically and include: (1) a current CV which lists educational and employment history; (2) a letter of interest, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Blvd
Burbank, CA  91504-1052
Email: HR@woodbury.edu
Fax:  818-767-7567

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Woodbury University: Nestled in the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains near Griffith Park and Los Angeles’ major film and television production studios, Woodbury University is a student-centered institution dedicated to transforming and preparing students for successful careers in the twenty-first century.  Founded in 1884, the small, non-profit private university (1400 students) has developed a philosophy and environment that nurtures creativity and personal accomplishment.  It offers a unique array of programs in media, design, business, and architecture. Woodbury is a non-tenure granting institution.

The Game Art & Design and Animation programs at Woodbury University’s School of Media, Culture & Design are growing rapidly.  We are seeking passionate and talented full-time faculty to join us for the Fall of 2018.  Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. The School offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in both Animation, and in Game Art & Design.  Woodbury’s full-time faculty ranked positions are based on contracts rather than tenure.

The Programs:  More detail about the programs may be found at:

Game Art & Design

Animation

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach at multiple levels in both the Game Art & Design and Animation programs and should exhibit deep digital art and animation pipeline knowledge.

The position will participate in course reviews, aid syllabi development, monitor labs, and achieve an active involvement in the campus community. Faculty are also active participants in student advising, identifying internship opportunities, promoting the departments, and student recruitment.

Contract renewal and rank advancement are contingent on satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement with the disciplines and profession through creative work and/or scholarship, and service to the university.

Our school emphasizes collaboration both within individual departments and in conjunction with other academic departments in the school. The Department of Game Art & Design and the Department of Animation share courses with each other.  Maintaining, enhancing and continually cultivating this close relationship is essential to the success of both programs.

Requirements

Applicants should demonstrate an active career in animation, video game art, or related media.  A minimum Master’s degree in Game Art, Animation or related fields is required for this position, in addition to at least 5 years of industry experience. A terminal degree, e.g., a Master of Fine Arts, is preferred but is required for rank advancement.  Experience in teaching various aspects of the current, commercial production pipelines in a professional setting or at an accredited college or university is also desired. Candidates should possess technical knowledge of the animation and game industries and their methodologies.

The ideal candidate has a strong body of work that reflects a high degree of game art and animation knowledge, and an online portfolio that demonstrates expertise in a significant breadth of styles and techniques.

A keen understanding of commercial or independent video game development, short-form filmmaking, and/or narrative design is indispensable for this role, in addition to a strong grasp of all aspects of storytelling that encompasses conceptualization, development and delivery.

A substantial, technically proficient working knowledge of key software is desired, such as Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, Harmony/TV Paint, Storyboard Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dragon Frame, and the Unity3D or Unreal game engines.

As part of the School of Media, Culture, & Design, the Animation and Game Art & Design departments especially welcome those applications expressing an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning.

Application: Applications accepted through July 1, 2018.

Send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and portfolio/reel three letters of recommendation to:

 

Human Resources
Email: hr@woodbury.edu
Department of Game Art & Design
c/o Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91504

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs

Woodbury University’s School of Business seeks applicants for a full-time position in the Department of Marketing at the assistant or associate professor level starting August 2018.

Required:

Required: Woodbury University’s School of Business holds AACSB accreditation, which entails that candidates must meet AACSB’s standards of being Scholarly Academics (SA), which include an earned Ph.D. in Marketing (or have reasonable expectation of completing their degree before the end of 2018), active engagement in high quality research on marketing topics in relevant journals, presentations at national/international academic conferences, a history of high quality teaching in marketing, and willing to teach at both the undergraduate (BBA) and graduate (MBA) levels. In addition, candidates must have the capability to be a faculty advisor/mentor, as well as being actively engaged in service to the School and University community.

Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates with a record of high quality teaching and a strong interest in teaching undergraduate (BBA) and graduate (MBA) courses in a variety of marketing courses, among which Marketing Strategy and Marketing Research. Interest to teach undergraduate fashion marketing courses is also desirable.

The University: Nestled between the Verdugo Mountains and Griffith Park, Woodbury University is located in Burbank, home of international film, television, animation, and post-production studios. Woodbury University is a student-centered and learning-centered institution dedicated to transforming and preparing students for successful careers in the twenty-first century. Founded in 1884, the small, private university (1,300 students) has developed a philosophy and environment that nurtures creativity and accomplishment with bachelor’s and master’s programs in business, architecture, design, media, and the liberal arts.

School of Business: Operating from a new state-of-the-art building, the School enrolls 500 plus students in two degree programs. The BBA degree has a clear Management focus, but students can also major in Accounting, Marketing or Fashion Marketing. The MBA degree can be earned in a non-traditional format, consisting of evening or weekend classes that accommodate the working student. All programs and courses offer a balance of theory and practice

Remuneration: Competitive and market based depending on rank within the University’s ranking system.

Application: Review of applications will remain open until the position is filled. Candidate must be eligible to work in the US. The application should include: (1) Letter of application detailing: a) interest in the position; b) research interests and accomplishments; c) teaching interests and experience; d) a teaching philosophy statement; and e) review of professional background. (2) Current curriculum vitae which clearly demonstrate the above mentioned requirements with special attention to meeting AACSB’s Scholarly Academic (SA) status.

Please send all application materials by e-mail to HR@woodbury.edu.

Human Resources
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Blvd
Burbank, CA 91504-1052
HR@woodbury.edu
Fax – 818-767-7567

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Under the general direction of the Public Servies Librarian, the part-time Reference Librarians provide research assistance and instruction in library use while upholding the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association. Some evening and weekend work required.

Responsibilities

  • Provide academic research assistance; teach effective information seeking techniques for research to students and faculty; instruction in the use of the library’s online resources.
  • Manage the Library in the absence of supervisor.
  • Responsible for opening and/or closing the library.
  • Special projects such as collection development, writing reports or statistics gathering and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
The following are the minimum qualifications required for the position.

Qualifications:
Required: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program, a strong interest in public service, experience with print and electronic reference resources, and the ability to work with students, faculty, and the general public. Must be able to work independently, exercise good judgment and apply departmental policies accurately and consistently.

Preferred: Subject background in Architecture or Business; experience in reference or instruction; general knowledge of scholarly research methods in an academic environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, hearing/listening and clear speech.
  • Hand/fingers dexterity
  • Able to use a PC mouse and keyboard.
  • Lifting to 25 pounds, carrying, stooping, bending and standing.
  • Work with/around others with verbal and face-to-face contact.
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, clerical and math skills.
  • Analysis, perception/comprehension and judgment/decision making ability.

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, and a cover letter addressing qualifications to: HR@woodbury.edu

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Role and Responsibilities

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is responsible for the welfare and development of students in Residence Life by supporting students’ personal growth, academic achievement and encouraging respect for the rights of others. The RLC will foster individual and community development by advising both individuals and groups, by supervising and training staff, and by participating in the life of the university.

The RLC will report to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and be in an integral part of the administrative functions of the department.  The RLC is a fulltime, 12-month live-in position and is provided a one-bedroom apartment in a residence hall with a full meal plan when food is available on campus.

Responsibilities       

Community Development

  • Cultivate a positive and engaging living environment that fosters a sense of belonging that enables students to build positive relationships with one another and encourages an understanding of the value of diversity.
  • Implement Woodbury University and Office of Residence Life objectives, policies, rules, and procedures by serving as a conduct hearing officer.
  • Provide programs and other proactive educational interventions to enhance good decision-making by residents.
  • Participate in housing/campus crisis and incident protocols and follow-up procedures.
  • Participate in an on-call duty rotation serving as a primary responder and assist with crisis management, intervention, and emergency response.

Supervision

  • Supervise and train resident assistants.
  • Provide on-going support and direction for student staff through weekly staff meetings, one-on-one conversations, and informal interactions to engage in ongoing development.
  • Participate in the recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation processes for student staff.

Professional Development

  • Ensure student staff members are appropriately confronting and documenting behavioral issues and concerns.
  • Provide regular formal and informal feedback regarding job performance; including managing conflict effectively among staff, student residents, and colleagues.
  • Ensure that Resident Assistant follows residence life duty procedures.

Administrative

  • Assist with housing selection and administer student check-in, check-out, and room changes.
  • Maintain key control and room condition reports following departmental policy.
  • Assist with room condition reports and damage billing processes.
  • Participate in departmental and divisional professional development activities.
  • Manage budgets for residence hall programming and student staff development.

Other related duties

  • Coordinate and Facilitate meetings with Maintenance and Housekeeping to ensure cleanliness and operation of the residence hall.
  • This position will also maintain the master key for the residence hall and assist in the coordination of room assignments.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

The following are the minimum qualifications required for the position.

  • Bachelors’ degree and/or equivalent with 1-year experience in educational administration, teaching, residence life, counseling, social work or psychology, or experience working with young people in some other capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A Master’s degree and progressive leadership experience in Residential Life is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Experience developing and maintaining a highly functioning team.
  • Demonstrated success implementing programs that promote student retention.
  • Experience managing multiple priorities and making sound decisions in a dynamic higher education environment.
  • Professionalism in handling a wide range of tasks and attention to detail.
  • Capacity to work independently on multiple projects and to prioritize appropriately.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • An ability to work effectively with the University population (staff, students, parents, etc.)
  • A sense of job responsibility and maturity
  • Concrete evidence of leadership skills
  • Evidence of effective time management skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following are the physical requirements of the position.

  • Good vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech
  • Hand/fingers dexterity
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, clerical and math skills
  • A combination of sedentary work, walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying up to 25 pounds.

Works with/around and has verbal contact with others.

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, and a cover letter addressing qualifications to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052
HR@woodbury.edu

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

Answers telephone and assists callers; responds to general information requests, receives and directs visitors, schedules appointments, assist with everyday office activities. Checks the general voicemail regularly, forwarding messages to appropriate staff members, types and prepares correspondence, memos, reports, and other documents using a computer; opens, sorts, and distributes mail, sets up, maintains, updates and organizes office records and files; files all materials promptly, photocopies correspondence, memos, reports and other documents; provides support to faculty, students, and staff; assists in special projects as necessary, orders, maintains, and distributes supplies, ensures the office equipment is in working order (copier, phones, printer, computers, Internet, etc.), keeps lobby and supply/copy room neat and orderly, may perform secretarial duties, takes minutes at meetings, prepares and arranges meetings and workshops, gathers information to be included in monthly newsletter, must be available to assist with unexpected needs as they arise, performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:

  • High School graduation or equivalent.
  • One-two years of secretarial experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Basic computer skills including knowledge of current word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Simple bookkeeping and record keeping methods and procedures.
  • Modern office methods and procedures.

Skill in:

  • Typing at a minimum of 45-50 wpm.
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Telephone communications.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Operate telephone, computer, and standard office equipment.
  • Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.]
  • Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis.
  • Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hands, and arms.

Applications: Are accepted and will remain on file until a temporary position becomes available at which time you will be called to obtain interest. Please submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications; resume; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91504-1052
Fax – 818-767-7567
E-Mail: HR@woodbury.edu

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Woodbury University invites applications for the position of User Engagement Librarian.  Working collaboratively, the User Engagement Librarian will be responsible for the development and implementation of programming, activities, and projects designed to enhance the overall user experience of the library.  Shared responsibilities also include reference, collection development, and instruction in credit-bearing Information Literacy courses.  This is a fulltime faculty position reporting to the University Librarian.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and oversight for User Experience services and programs. Coordinate outreach services and develop innovative ideas to increase the effectiveness of library services.  Utilize a variety of assessment strategies and methods to ensure that library services meet the needs and preferences of the Woodbury community.
  • Anticipate and keep colleagues abreast of library user needs, preference and trends, including trends related to user-centered design, digital library interface capabilities, website enhancement, and usability in libraries.
  • Teach credit-bearing courses in information literacy. Develop and present course-integrated library instructional programs for classes in liaison departments, and others as assigned.
  • Develop and present workshops and database instruction for library patrons.
  • Participate in collection development for one or more academic departments, and act as a liaison to those departmental faculty, students, and staff.
  • Provide reference and research assistance. Provide subject expertise in assigned subject areas.  Some evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Engage in scholarly and professional development activities related to position responsibilities and personal professional interests.
  • Participate in library, faculty, and university governance appropriate to faculty.

Required Qualifications:

  • MLS, or equivalent degree, from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Commitment to the promotion of a culture of outstanding public service in a learner-centered environment; strong analytical and problem solving skills; excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to design and develop outreach activities that will serve the university and the greater community.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet Woodbury University’s requirements for faculty contract renewal and promotion through excellence in librarianship, professional and scholarly activity, and university service.

Desired qualifications: Experience in teaching credit-bearing courses; collection development experience or background in business.  Experience in addressing usability issues, ADA compliancy and with user-centered design.

Salary: Faculty rank and salary is commensurate with academic preparation and professional experience; starting salary typically ranges between $58,000 – $77,000.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin May 20, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested persons should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Electronic submissions preferred HR@woodbury.edu.

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

Woodbury University invites expressions of interest in the position of Vice President for Finance & Accounting. The Vice President serves as a member of the President’s senior cabinet and provides “hands-on” leadership for the management of financial and business affairs including overall administration of the budget process in conformity with the University’s strategic plan; maintenance of internal accounting controls; development of financial policies and procedures; procurement of goods and services; management and administration of long-term debt including bonds; and restructuring the institutions financial and accounting systems. The VP for Finance & Accounting will interface and present regularly to the university’s leadership and the Board of Trustees. As they key financial leader advising the President and Board of Trustees, the VPFA will provide critical insight and analyses to support strategic planning, goal setting, and key policy and decision making.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this role include oversight and administration of all financial operations on campus, including hands-on detailed assessment, development and integration of systems, and through accounting and financial reporting.

The VPFA will play an active role in the day-to-day management and strategic guidance of the following:

• Overall Finance and Accounting
• Budgeting and Financial Projections
• Financial Reporting and Regulatory Compliance
• Monitoring Investments

The ideal candidate will be strategic and results driven, with strong leadership skills and a proven track record. A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration is required, and an advanced degree or CPA is preferred. It is essential that candidates have a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible senior management experience, preferably in private higher education or in a not-for-profit organization. Candidates must have knowledge of fund accounting and higher education administrative support programs, the ability to perform financial analyses, and mastery of automated systems and computer and software applications for financial analysis. As a seasoned financial leader of integrity, it is necessary that the VPFA have a commitment to team-based management and possesses impeccable verbal and written communication skills; strong relationship building capabilities; an entrepreneurial approach to seeking and analyzing financial opportunities; flexibility and adaptability to shifting priorities or needs, with sound and influential decision making abilities.

Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is an independent regionally accredited, coeducational, non-profit, nonsectarian, partially residential institution of 1,400 students. The academic programs offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the School of Business & Management, and bachelor’s degrees from the Schools of Architecture & Design, and Arts & Sciences. For additional information, please visit our web site at www.woodbury.edu.

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Please send, FAX or e-mail a letter of interest addressing the qualifications, resume, salary history, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91504-1052
Email: HR@woodbury.edu
Fax: 818.767.7567

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.

San Diego Campus

Woodbury University’s San Diego campus invites applications for a Librarian subject specialist for its Architecture library.  The Adjunct Faculty Librarian is a part-time position reporting to the University Librarian at Woodbury’s Burbank campus.  In collaboration with the library faculty and staff in Burbank, the San Diego librarian provides reference, collection development, and instruction for the San Diego campus community.

ResponsibilitiesInclude collection evaluation and development, reference and research assistance, circulation, and teaching a one-credit required information literacy course.  The librarian works closely with students and faculty on site and coordinates library programs and collections with the main library at the Burbank campus.

QualificationsMLS, or equivalent degree, from an ALA-accredited program.  Commitment to the promotion of a culture of outstanding public service in a learner-centered environment; excellent communication skills.  Ability to design and develop activities that will serve the San Diego campus community as well as the university at large. Experience with architecture, design, or closely related collections is required.  Experience teaching credit-bearing courses is preferred.

Institution:  Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is an independent, coeducational, non-profit, nonsectarian, partially residential institution of 1,200 students accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.  The academic programs offer bachelor and master degrees from the School of Architecture and the School of Business, and bachelor degrees from the School of Media, Culture & Design, and the Institute for Transdisciplinary Studies.

Application:  Applications received by May 15 will receive priority consideration.  Qualified candidates should send a current resume, a cover letter addressing qualifications, and names and addresses of at least three references to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052
Electronic Submittions: HR@woodbury.edu

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs.