Careers

Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Southern California. With 26 practice-based, fully-accredited professional and liberal arts undergraduate and graduate majors, Woodbury is a non-profit institution dedicated to the student experience.

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Burbank Campus

Current available employment opportunities

Woodbury University invites applications for an Academic Advisor. Reporting to the Title V HSI Grant Activity Director and the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Academic Advisor will support students in three new STEM undergraduate degree programs, Sustainable Practices, Construction Management, and Environmental Science. These programs provide high-demand career options for our students, many of whom are underrepresented in these fields. The Academic Advisor will collaborate with faculty and Career Services staff to develop and implement a centralized Advising program that supports program students in mapping degree plans to achieve their educational and career goals. The advisor will help students choose elective courses that support their plans; sequence those courses to meet enrollment, program, and prerequisite requirements; and maintain the plans as goals and circumstances change. The advisor liaises with faculty advisors who provide discipline-centered perspectives, a community outreach coordinator that supports work-based experiences, and a financial sustainability advisor.

The successful applicant must have a holistic view of undergraduate education. The position requires being able to work as an advocate for the student in two primary areas: academic, which involves working with program chairs and faculty advisors, and administrative, which involves working with student affairs, career services, financial aid, and the registrar’s office, including participation in the continued development of online advising and registration systems. This position will work as part of a team to create and implement a multi-faceted student support network to support students throughout their academic journey. We encourage candidates with professional experience and a demonstrated interest promoting an inclusive culture, including Black, Indigenous, and communities of color, in campus and community initiatives.

This position is funded by a Department of Education Title V grant through the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. The successful candidate will focus on the development, implementation, and evaluation of a professional advising program for the three new STEM programs during the five years of the grant but upon completion of the grant will work across departments in the university.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor for the Department of Accounting. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. Contract renewal and rank advancement at Woodbury are contingent upon satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement through creative work, scholarship, and service to the University. Woodbury University is a non-tenure granting institution.

This position qualifies University-sponsored employee benefit plans and programs (e.g., group health insurance, life insurance, tax-deferred annuity plan, sick, and paid holidays), subject to the eligibility requirements and conditions of each plan and program.

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Woodbury University invites applications for an Accounts Receivable Supervisor. The Accounts Receivable Supervisor reports to the Financial Operations Manager and is responsible for the timely collection of accounts receivable in accordance with University policies and applicable governmental laws and regulations.  Through leadership of the receivable function, including the supervision of A/R staff, the individual contributes to the overall success of the Business Office by performing timely all duties and responsibilities as assigned.

This position qualifies University-sponsored employee benefit plans and programs (e.g., group health insurance, life insurance, tax-deferred annuity plan, annual vacation, sick, and paid holidays), subject to the eligibility requirements and conditions of each plan and program.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor to teach in the Applied Computer Science – Media Arts program. The program is a hybrid of design, technology and arts focusing on emerging digital practices. The program uses computer science as a tool to innovate within the fields of design and media arts. The core of the program is focused on expanding access to programming and technology outside the traditional bounds of computer science to include the arts and the humanities. We seek faculty whose scholarship, creative work and research addresses the lives, experiences, and cultural traditions of Black, Indigenous, and communities of color to help in building a program that expands technological access and authorship within underrepresented groups.

Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. Contract renewal and rank advancement at Woodbury are contingent upon satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement through creative work, scholarship, and service to the University. The position begins in August 2021. Woodbury University is a non-tenure granting institution.

This position qualifies University-sponsored employee benefit plans and programs (e.g., group health insurance, life insurance, tax-deferred annuity plan, sick, and paid holidays), subject to the eligibility requirements and conditions of each plan and program.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a Community Outreach Coordinator. The Community Outreach Coordinator will launch a new program that supports student internships and employment in sustainability practices and promotes sustainability through civic engagement events and activities. The Outreach Coordinator will support three new academic programs– in sustainable practices, construction management, and environmental sciences—and through coordination of activities and engaging students, faculty and community partners, will promote sustainable practices on campus and community-wide. This position will work as part of a team to create and implement a holistic, multi-faceted student support network to support students throughout their academic journey. The Community Outreach program will also help expand access to STEM careers for students from diverse backgrounds that are underrepresented in those fields. We seek candidates with professional experience and a demonstrated interest promoting an inclusive culture, including Black, Indigenous, and communities of color, in campus and community initiatives.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. Contract renewal and rank advancement at Woodbury are contingent upon satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement through creative work, scholarship, and service to the University. Woodbury University is a non-tenure granting institution.

This position qualifies University sponsored employee benefit plans and programs (e.g., group health insurance, life insurance, tax deferred annuity plan, sick, and paid holidays), subject to the eligibility requirements and conditions of each plan and program.

The CIS degree is a new program located in the School of Business. The new faculty member will have a major impact on the development of the program. Faculty from all areas of specialization are invited to apply.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor to develop and pilot curricula for a new Construction Management program.

The School of Architecture’s BS in Construction Management is a new interdisciplinary program that develops skillsets for a changing world. This unique curriculum incorporates design and technology tools with environmental stewardship and traditional planning, coordinating, and supervising skills. Students earning a construction management degree gain knowledge and skills in design, construction, business, and digital tools to become leaders and entrepreneurs in construction and design-related industries. Delivered through a studio-based format, this program integrates design, computation, business and executive skills, sustainability and liberal arts knowledge with experiential, hands-on learning. We seek faculty whose scholarship, creative work, and research addresses the lives, experiences, and cultural traditions of Black, Indigenous, and communities of color to help build a program that expands technological access and authorship within underrepresented groups.

Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. Contract renewal and rank advancement at Woodbury are contingent upon satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement through creative work, scholarship, and service to the University. Woodbury University is a non-tenure granting institution.

The position begins in August 2021.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a Director of Communications. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Architecture the Director of Communications is responsible for developing and implementing a communication plan for the School of Architecture and formulating the school’s messages for use in communicating with the media, the general public (including prospective students, alumni, employers and, donors), the architecture community, and the Woodbury community (students, faculty, staff and Board members). The Communication Director will help determine institutional positioning and will act in an editorial capacity to direct the preparation of significant publications, both printed and electronic.

This position qualifies University-sponsored employee benefit plans and programs (e.g., group health insurance, life insurance, tax deferred annuity plan, annual vacation, sick, and paid holidays), subject to the eligibility requirements and conditions of each plan and program.

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Woodbury University invites applications for Financial Advisor who will employ a multi-disciplinary approach to assist students who are dealing with financial issues that serve as barriers to academic success. The Financial Advisor is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a Financial Sustainability program that intervenes and ameliorates basic needs in a manner that promotes dignity and minimizes marginalization. This position will work as part of a team to create and implement a holistic, multi-faceted student support network to support students throughout their academic journey. They advance and maintain relationships with campus and community partners in an effort to provide comprehensive cohesive services, information, and programs to Woodbury students. The Financial Advisor, among other duties, meets with students, assesses needs, makes appropriate referrals, follows up with students, and tracks success. This is a high visibility position, requiring an individual to interact and communicate with various internal and external constituents in an in-person and online format, where written/verbal communication is critical. The position also requires a high degree of accountability and responsibility. Daily work involves handling information that is often sensitive and confidential in nature: therefore; discretion is essential.

This position is funded by a DOE Title V grant through the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. The successful candidate will focus on the three new STEM programs, Sustainable Practices, Construction Management, and Environmental Science, during the five years of the grant but upon completion of the grant will work across departments in the university. The position reports to the Title V Grant Activity Director and the Associate Dean of Students. The university places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of the promotion of ethnic minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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The position reports to the VP, Administrative Services, and HR,  in the Student Health Center/First Aid Office. As an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, the LVN/RN utilizes the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to patients and is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the campus Health Services Office functions.  It requires a high level of professionalism, approachability, and knowledge in the field of Nursing.

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The Department of Mathematics and Sciences at Woodbury University in Burbank, California is looking for experienced part-time faculty with a background in mathematics and statistics to teach lower division classes starting SPRING 2021 semester.

This appointment is for part-time employment and includes eligibility to participate in medical plans, 403(b) supplemental plan, and access to the tuition-remission benefit on a proportional basis. Eligibility is after 30 days of service on the first of the following month.

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The purpose of the Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications is to develop and implement domestic and international marketing plans to increase enrollments, donations, and jobs for students while improving/maintaining Woodbury University’s visibility in the press and in key constituencies including alumni, donors, and employers. The goal is to build brand awareness of the school locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. The Sr. Director of Marketing is charged with developing and implementing a social media plan for the University, and formulating the school’s messages for use in communicating with the media, the general public (including prospective students, alumni, employers, and donors), and the Woodbury community (students, faculty, staff and Board members). This position will also help determine institutional positioning and will act in an editorial capacity to direct the preparation of significant publications, both printed and electronic.  Works with the University’s Leadership on Publications, Exhibitions, and Lectures, and relevant administrative departments such as Development and Admissions within the University to assure compelling, consistent, and appropriate articulation of the Woodbury University’s brand in both words and images.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor to develop and pilot curricula for a new Sustainable Practices program. The rank for this position will be that of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on experience and qualifications.

Housed in the School of Architecture, the BA in Sustainable Practices is a new interdisciplinary degree that integrates knowledge of economics, policy, design, and environment to advance the field of sustainability. It promotes a rigorous understanding of how resources are used and how decisions are made in society, as well as the impact of technology and consumption on the environment. Central to the curriculum are interdisciplinary, problem-based studio courses that challenge students to develop links between the theory and practice of sustainability in real-world contexts.

Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. Contract renewal and rank advancement at Woodbury are contingent upon satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement through creative work, scholarship, and service to the University. Woodbury University is a non-tenure granting institution.

The position begins in August 2021.

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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.

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San Diego Campus

Current available employment opportunities