Employment Opportunities

Current employment opportunities at Woodbury University are featured on this page.

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. Visit woodbury.edu for more information.

Burbank Campus

Reporting to the Sr. VP of Academic Affairs, the Academic Affairs Coordinator provides senior level assistance to the overall Academic Affairs administrative functions. Provides detailed information on policies and academic regulations. Verifies, processes and approves (if needed) documents related to pay, contracts, and reimbursements. Coordinates activities related to Academic Affairs. Produces and coordinates distribution of documents and / or contracts. Works closely with Human Resources and Payroll for all academic personnel related matters.

Responsibilities

  • Process and track approved activities (e.g., sabbaticals and other leaves, resignations, retirements, FTE changes), and maintain appropriate documentation and communication.
  • Identify problematic information in letters and advise on how to resolve the problem. May provide first level approval for appointments and reappointments.
  • Prepare offer letters, as needed, for the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • Serve as primary point of contact, as needed, in directing new faculty to the appropriate orientation requirements. Troubleshoot issues as they arise.
  • Coordinate, process, generate and track adjunct and participating adjunct appointment letters and track in accordance with academic plan for Fall, Spring, and Summer Sessions.
  • Work with AVP and Sr. VP to develop, research and realize special projects, new policies, and catalog edits.
  • Assist students with academic processes such as appeal submissions, complaints, etc.
  • Work with Registrar and Business Offices when student complaints are made to retrieve history of student issue from our end. Schedule the student to meet with AVP.
  • Manage calendars and schedule necessary meetings.
  • Handle all credit card expense forms for AVP and Sr. VP, travel reimbursements, and miscellaneous reimbursements.
  • Organize hotel/rental car/airfare arrangements for conferences or business trips.
  • Supervise / train student assistant (s) in the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum five years of progressive, related experience.
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work independently and with all organizational levels within the institution.
  • Experience managing budgets.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to track, monitor, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to learn University systems.
  • Experience working with databases and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrated ability to act with tact and maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety, shown through communication of safety concerns and use and promotion of safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to Woodbury University’s goals and mission.

Application:

Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard
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.

Position: The Department of Accounting invites applicants for full-time graduate and undergraduate teaching beginning August 2017.

Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate that they meet AACSB’s Scholarly Academic (SA) or Scholarly Practitioner (SP) standards in accounting, have earned a Ph.D. from an accredited institution or possess an equivalent degree recognized by AACSB, and are eligible for U.S. employment. In addition, applicants must demonstrate the potential (1) to maintain AQ 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 will also be considered.

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 (1,300 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 is available in 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 applicants 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 91504-1052
Fax: 818-767-7567
Email: HR@woodbury.edu

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

This is a journey-level administrative support staff position. The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Administrative Coordinator of the School of Architecture (SoA), Burbank – Los Angeles campus. In collaboration with the Administrative Coordinator, the Assistant provides secretarial and administrative support to the School Administration and faculty members in the departments of Undergraduate Architecture, Graduate Architecture, and Interior Architecture, as well as the institutes: JSI, ACE Center.

Responsibilities

  • Work in conjunction with the Administrative Coordinator to maintain workflow and coverage in the School of Architecture Faculty Center as needed. Help maintain professional business environment in the office.
  • Assist faculty, students, staff, and visitors with inquiries regarding school activities.
  • Provide administrative support to the dean, associate deans, department chairs, directors, coordinators and full- and part-time faculty of the SoA.
  • These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Answer phone calls, greet, and assist visitors with courtesy.
  • Schedule studio review spaces, advising appointments, and numerous meetings; maintain department Chairs’ and full-time faculty’s appointment calendars. Inventory, order, and maintain supplies for the faculty offices and class instructors.
  • Process check requests, reimbursements, purchase orders, expense reports, facility reservation requests and other office forms.
  • Assist faculty, students, and staff with policies, procedures, and paperwork.
  • Monitor the Interior Architecture Department budget; keep track of and reconcile expenses, using Quicken or Excel. Keep the department Chair informed of any budget-related issues.
  • Assist with organization and coordination of faculty meetings, as necessary. Take meeting minutes.
  • Make travel arrangements, as needed.
  • Maintain student advising files on a regular basis.
  • Regularly check calendars for advising appointments and have appropriate files pulled and ready for advisors.
  • Create, file, and store School records consistently to ensure easy retrieval.
  • Create letters, memos, flyers, charts, tables, spreadsheets, mail merges, labels, etc., using various MS Office applications. Distribute them as appropriate.
  • Update—regularly—the following files and send out reminders for upcoming deadlines as appropriate:
    • Faculty database in PowerCampus
    • Faculty address/contact list o SoA event calendar
    • SoA academic calendar
    • Student resource guide
    • Faculty development travel list
    • Scholarship list
  • Assist with collection, posting, duplication, distribution and filing of course syllabi. Ensure that all syllabi are posted on the Syllabi Library, and an electronic copy of each syllabus is saved on the shared SoA server.
  • Record and post faculty absences; notify Chairs and Academic Affairs of absences.
  • Perform copying and scanning as required.
  • Help with studio grades evaluations and writing related correspondence at the end of each term.
  • Help coordinate logistics for accreditation visits, lecture series events, faculty searches, and other school activities.
  • Help the Administrative Coordinator with training and mentoring part-time employees and overseeing their work.
  • Assist with providing orientation to new faculty and staff members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Some college coursework completed is required; Bachelor Degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in the administrative support setting.
  • A minimum of six months of administrative support experience in a school/department of architecture.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication ability.
  • Accurate keyboard skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, and Outlook is required; Quicken, PowerPoint, and Adobe Design Suite (Acrobat, Illustrator and Photoshop), preferred. Ability and willingness to learn new software applications and network systems.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to follow through on complex projects.
  • Good grammar and spelling.
  • Sense of timing and prioritizing of duties.
  • Filing and other office operations skills.

Application:

Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard
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.

Reporting to the Interim Associate Dean of Students, will assist in the creation of positive learning communities within the residence halls by coordinating housing administrative processes, and supporting students’ developmental needs.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Interim Associate Dean of Students:
  • Schedule student meetings and other appointments utilizing Outlook.
  • Assist Interim Associate Dean of Students in managing administrative and organizational functions at the front desk (i.e. create the front desk schedule, maintain supplies, signage etc.).
  • Maintain the Campus Clarity Database for Title IX training; assigning new students, running reports, sending reminders, and responding to students’ questions.

Residence Life:

  • Maintain accurate account of hall keys through routine key audits, ordering and replacing new keys.
  • Assists in administering the assignment and waitlist process for the residence halls.
  • Using occupancy management software, facilitate room selection, meal plan selection, key control, check in/check out, damage billing, and other housing occupancy processes.
  • Administer move-in and move-out processes.
  • Complete and turn in all necessary room assignment paperwork.
  • Maintain and regularly update confidential student rosters and occupancy lists.
  • Updates and maintains housing webpages.
  • Gathers and maintains data within the student housing database (Housing Director) for use in daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reports.
  • Serves as primary financial contact for Residence Life; reviews, prepares, submits invoices for payment, resolves billing discrepancies, and maintains and develops vendor relationships.

General:

  • Oversee Student Affairs’ front office and as a first point of contact for all visitors, direct all incoming questions and concerns to appropriate personnel.
  • Perform basic filing functions as deemed necessary by the Interim Associate Dean of Students to maintain a neat and organized work space/office.
  • Attend weekly Student Affairs meetings and ad hoc meetings as necessary.
  • Adhere to deadlines related to completion of tasks, projects, and turning in documents.
  • Provide quality customer service and positive interactions to parents, students, and University staff.
  • Uphold appropriate and professional written and verbal correspondence with students, parents, and University staff.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent preferred.
  • Two-three years of administrative experience (higher education experience preferred).
  • Consistently demonstrates polished interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to exercise judgment in order to shift priorities, organize multiple tasks simultaneously, and work with minimal direction.
  • Detail orientated and organized.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office suite (Word, PPT, Excel…).
  • Works with/around and has verbal and face-to-face contact with others.
  • Works indoors in an office environment the majority of the time.

Application:
Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard
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.

The position reports to the Associate Director of Admissions with primary responsibility for recruitment of Domestic Freshman and Transfer students for the College of Liberal Arts and School of Media, Culture & Design. The position serves as a member of a dynamic professional team. Duties include developing and maintaining collaborations with high schools, community colleges, corporate officials, local cities, and other constituents to increase the College of Liberal Arts and School of Media, Culture & Design student enrollment. Duties also include attending on and off campus events such as high school visits, undergraduate college fairs, undergraduate information sessions, undergraduate open houses and University programs to promote Woodbury. Reviewing, evaluating and processing undergraduate admission files for candidacy, including interviewing and follow-up. Evening and weekend work required due to extensive recruitment travel.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain relationships and collaborations with high schools, community colleges, universities, corporate organizations, local cities and other constituents to increase the enrollment of undergraduate students for the College of Liberal Arts and School of Media, Culture & Design. Develop strong relationships through corporate and city outreach collaborations.
  • Evaluate and process Domestic Freshman and Transfer students. Review and evaluate undergraduate admission applications, including determining institutional scholarship eligibility.
  • Attend high school and college recruitment fairs and events locally and long distance.
  • Meet with prospective undergraduate students and their families to provide admissions and academic program counseling, determine appropriate course of study and provide unofficial transcript evaluation of transfer credit, if applicable.
  • Provide consistent communication/contact (phone, email, appointments) with prospective students, applicants, admitted students, and their families.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Admissions and Recruitment in higher education.
    Customer service, sales or marketing experience with personal interaction is highly preferred.
  • Must possess general knowledge of higher education markets.
  • Great organizational skills and event planning.
  • 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.
  • Must possess a relatively high level of communication skills and interpersonal skills with high energy.
  • Must have strong professional presentation skills and be comfortable presenting to small and large groups.
  • Computer proficient with advanced knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Prefer good knowledge of enrollment management software(s) (Hobson’s and PowerCampus).
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively.
  • Possess valid driver license, proof of insurance, and reliable means of transportation.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Act as a liaison to the College of Liberal Arts, Admissions Office, and other University departments.

Application:

Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

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

Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed

The position reports to the Associate Director of Admissions with primary responsibility for expanding the University’s outreach by collaborating with high schools and community colleges and attending fairs and events to meet with students and share information about Woodbury University. The position serves as a member of a dynamic professional team. Evening and weekend work required due to extensive recruitment travel.

Responsibilities

  • Participates in development of recruiting strategy, including the selection of feeder schools.
  • Organizes and attends high school/college visits to recruit prospective students. Attends in and out of state recruitment events and is responsible for making own travel arrangements.
  • Establishes and maintain relationships and collaborations with high schools, community colleges, universities, language schools, corporate organizations, local cities and other constituents to increase the enrollment of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Conducts classroom and group presentations at high schools, community colleges, language schools, corporate organizations and local cities.
  • Inputs prospective student data into data management system.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience in Admissions and Recruitment in Higher Education is highly preferred.
  • Customer service, sales or marketing experience with personal interaction is highly preferred.
  • Must possess general knowledge of higher education markets.
  • Great organizational skills and planning.
  • 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.
  • Must possess a relatively high level of communication skills and interpersonal skills with high energy.
  • Must have strong professional presentation skills and be comfortable presenting to small and large groups.
  • Computer proficient with advanced knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Prefer good knowledge of enrollment management software(s) (Hobsons and PowerCampus).
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively.
  • Possess valid drivers license, proof of insurance, and reliable means of transportation.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and able to work in a fast paced environment.

Application:

Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard
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.

Reporting to the Interim Dean of Students, the Career Counselor guides Woodbury University students and alumni in multiple areas related to career and life planning. He/she develops and delivers specialized educational presentations and programs in the areas of assessment, career research, career decision making, and job search strategies to meet individual needs of students, faculty, and alumni.

Responsibilities

  • Establish office hours for appointments with students/alumni for resume assistance, interview coaching to provide job search strategies, based on current employment listings and resources.
  • Expand job opportunities on the online job board to create a rich menu of employment opportunities for students and alumni. Also, works with WISE and Mentor Programs.
  • In partnership with faculty, help the Interim Dean of Students develop and co-teach a career development course for the School of Business students that combines experiential academic coursework and practical experience to enhance students’ career outcomes and improve retention rates.
  • Conduct workshops on topics such as Writing Resumes, Interview Skills, Job Search Strategies, Networking, etc.
  • Assist Student Affairs in coordinating school specific events, hosting career related programs and panels to reinforce contacts for recruitment and placement.
    Work closely with School of Architecture, Career and Outreach team to support projects for both Burbank and San Diego Campuses, as needed.
  • In collaboration with Financial Aid, assist with Work-Study job sites (off campus) and monitor the students’ time sheets in coordination with off-site supervisors.
  • Assist in on-boarding process in collaboration with Human Resources; i.e., help with creating student employment application database in UltiPro.
    Other duties as assigned.Education & Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field, ability to provide career counseling to diverse students and alumni and, to plan and facilitate group presentations and workshops, and to work with community partners on and off campus; knowledge of resume construction, interviewing techniques, job search strategies, career and Internet resources and trends.
  • Minimum of three years relevant experience related to career planning and employment services, including direct career counseling to traditional and non-traditional students.
    Understanding and use of educational practices in career counseling, the job market, recruiting and hiring procedures and ability to advise, motivate, and coach students.
  • Experience in teaching a career development course preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment trends and current job market. Ability to conduct outreach to employers and professional colleagues.
  • Ability to work with MS programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent communication, research, public relations and presentation skills, professional demeanor and high energy required.
  • Able to travel as needed to represent Career Services at institutional events and maintain flexible schedule to address the needs of nontraditional students and alumni.

Application

Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard
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 seeks a Dean for the School of Architecture who will provide inspirational leadership. The Dean serves as the academic and administrative leader of the School of Architecture at Woodbury University. The Dean works in close collaboration with the Associate Dean and Chairs to develop a mission statement and implement the vision for the School of Architecture. Leading by example, the Dean demonstrates excellence in scholarly and academic achievement, professional outreach, and development. As the leader of the school, the Dean works to promote: continued curricular development, physical and financial resource development, research and teaching initiatives of the faculty, student scholarship opportunities, professional, community and alumni relationships.

The School of Architecture operates from two campuses in Los Angeles and San Diego taking Southern California as a site for critical architectural investigation. The school has a strong reputation among professional and academic institutions and offers degrees at the bachelor and master level. Our faculty is composed of active and prolific architects, designers, and academics. Internationally recognized and award-winning, the faculty works closely with students, teaching the skills required to expand the limits of practice and debate the possibilities of our disciplines.

Responsibilities:

Academic Leadership

  • Works with the faculty of the School of Architecture in establishing the mission, vision, and strategic plan charting directions for the programs housed in the School.
  • Maintains and establishes public and private relationships that advance the mission of the School.
  • Ensures the operations and performance of the School of Architecture comply with the standards of National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WASC). The Master of Landscape Architecture is in candidacy with LAAB.
  • Ensures the activities of the School of Architecture support the teaching, research, and service missions of the School and the University.

Personnel

  • Responsible for the organizational structure of the School of Architecture.
  • Supervises associate dean, career outreach, communications, chairs, and faculty in the School of Architecture.
  • Maintains and engages with the Dean’s Advisory Board.

Budget

  • Identifies, compiles and advocates for the needs for personnel, operations, equipment, and capital improvements to support the School of Architecture programs, students, faculty, and staff in the annual university budget development.
  • Oversees the budget of the School of Architecture.

University Leadership

  • Supports the advancement and development functions of Woodbury University by developing connections to national disciplinary organizations, local and national industry and governmental organizations, and individuals and organizations who may serve as potential donors.
  • Is an active member of the Woodbury University Cabinet and of the Deans Council.
  • Provides leadership in developing and implementing the strategic initiatives of Woodbury University.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Terminal degree in one or more of the disciplines within the School of Architecture.
  • Successful record of administrative leadership as a department head or higher.
  • Earned credentials meriting appointment at the rank of full professor in one or more disciplines within the School.
  • Proven fund raising experience.Preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and support of the accreditation standards.
  • Involvement in professional associations at the national and international level.
  • Appropriate Licensure and professional registration.Application Procedure:
    Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by December 02, 2016. 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; (2) dossier of not more than 20 double sided pages containing examples of scholarly and/or professional work; (3) contact information for at least three references; and (4) a letter expressing interest in the position that articulates applicant’s leadership philosophy. Candidate screenings will begin February 01, 2017.

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 North Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91504-1052
818-252-5108
Email – HR@woodbury.edu

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

The Dean of the School of Media, Culture & Design serves as the academic and administrative leader of the School of Media, Culture & Design (MCD) at Woodbury University (WU). The dean reports to the Sr. VP of Academic Affairs and works University-wide with the president, vice presidents, deans, and administrative staff, and within the School of Media, Culture & Design with the faculty, administrative staff, and students in ensuring the MCD programs meet high standards of academic excellence. The School of Media, Culture & Design offers bachelor’s degree and certificate programs, and MCD is in the process of establishing its first master’s degree program. MCD operates with nine academic departments: Animation, Communication, Design Foundation, Fashion Design, Filmmaking, Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Media Technology and Psychology.

Responsibilities
Academic Leader

  • Works with the faculty of the School of Media, Culture & Design in establishing the vision, mission, and strategic directions for the programs and units housed in the School.
  • Supports the interaction of MCD faculty and students with the other WU Schools to provide interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary opportunities.
  • Ensures the operations and performance of MCD comply with the standards of the Western Association for Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD).
  • Ensures the activities of MCD support the teaching, research, and service missions of the School and the University.

Personnel

  • Supervises associate deans, chairs, and faculty in the School of Media, Culture & Design.
  • Ensures appropriate search processes are completed prior to recommending specific candidates for full-time faculty positions to the SR. VP of Academic Affairs.
  • Provides input into the full-time faculty evaluation process operated by the WU Faculty Association.
  • Ensures the establishment and implementation of an MCD-based performance-evaluation process for all classifications of adjunct faculty members.

Budget

  • Coordinates input into the annual WU budget-development process, identifying and compiling the requests and needs for personnel, operations, equipment, and capital improvements to support the needs of MCD programs, students, faculty, and staff.
  • Oversees the budget of MCD programs and activities.

Academic Policy

  • Ensures the establishment and periodic revision of the MCD School Policy Handbook consistent with the policy on “School Policy Handbooks” established by the Faculty Senate in Spring 2009.
  • Ensures compliance with the guidelines, process, and procedures established in the MCD Policy Handbook.
  • Participates in the development of University-wide academic policy through the Deans’ Council and Cabinet.

Curriculum and Program Development

  • Ensures that the development of new programs and courses plus the revision of existing programs and courses are consistent with the strategic directions of the University.
  • Works with faculty to ensure that program review processes assess the ability of the MCD academic programs to meet their specified mission and goals.

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 WU.
  • Supports the advancement and development functions of WU by developing strong connections to national disciplinary organizations, local and national industry and governmental organizations, and individuals who may serve as potential donors.

Qualifications
Required

  • Terminal degree in an academic field related to the programs housed in MCD.
  • Demonstrated success administering academic programs as a department head or equivalent.
  • A record of teaching, research, and service that meets the qualifications of a senior faculty rank.
  • Demonstrated success planning and managing budgets.
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance.
  • Effective communication skills.

Preferred

  • Earned doctorate.
  • Academic administrative experience above the level of department chair.
  • Demonstrated successful experience with programs accredited by NASAD.
  • Demonstrated success with grants and contracts. Successful fund-raising.
  • Demonstrated success in new-program development.
  • Demonstrated record of support for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary activities.

Application:

Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard 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’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 2017.

Required:
Woodbury University’s School 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 by August 2017), active engagement in high quality research on marketing topics in relevant journals, presentations at national/international academic conferences, and a history of high quality teaching in marketing 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 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 is available in 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 with in the University’s ranking system.

Application:
Review of applications will remain open until the position is filled. 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.

As the chief academic and operating officer and number two institutional leader of the University, the Sr. VP of Academic Affairs will partner with the President in initiating and implementing necessary innovation and change, utilizing best practices to provide academic and institutional excellence resulting in a quality educational, moral, and civic experience for Woodbury’s highest priority, its students.

Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for short- and long-term program development.
  • Implementation and monitoring of all academic programs, as well as other areas critical for the day-to-day functioning of the faculty and staff.
  • Lead the University’s academic enterprise and help to visualize and refine the University’s academic priorities.
  • Implement an inclusive and organic educational vision of students as whole persons, integrating curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities and fostering collaboration among administrative units with primary responsibility for each area.
  • Help the President in providing vision and leadership to the President’s Cabinet (consisting of the Vice Presidents, academic Deans, and the University Librarian) and aiding in its continuing function as a collegial and collaborative body.
  • Works closely with the President, VP, Accounting & Finance and VP, Administrative Services in developing the University’s operating budget, reflecting its strategic academic and student success priorities.
  • In partnership with the Faculty Association, promote the continuation and evolution of effective shared governance in the University.
  • Lead accreditation processes for the University as a whole and accreditation or reaccreditation efforts of individual Schools and professional programs.
  • Implement coordination among the Schools in matters of curriculum, including the development and assessment of professional and liberal arts education.
  • Serves as liaison between the VP of Administrative Services and academic and non-academic units in planning of facilities and allocation of space.
  • Leadership for assessment of institutional learning outcomes.
  • Performing other responsibilities, including supervision and management of senior executives, as may be assigned by the President.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must possess the highest integrity and be able to provide inspirational leadership.
  • Experience in academic and administrative leadership.
  • Terminal degree required.
  • Record of achievement at the academic vice president or provost level, warranting the rank of full professor and the title of executive vice president.
  • Record of strategic leadership and a history of building academic excellence.
  • Significant budgetary and planning experience. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and globalization.

Application:

Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard
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.

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.

San Diego Campus

This position reports to the Director of Admissions. The Graduate Recruiter is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic recruitment plan for the School of Architecture graduate programs offered at the San Diego Campus in coordination with the recruitment efforts at the Burbank/Los Angeles Campus. This position has direct interaction with the faculty of the program to achieve established enrollment goals. The position represents the University at recruitment events and conducts information sessions promoting the graduate programs. Responsibilities include initiating contact with prospective students and managing applicant files to secure enrollment. The Graduate Recruiter will recruit students and attend education fairs, conferences, and sponsored community events. Other duties include making regular calls to prospective students and hosting on campus events to promote programs. The position will coordinate with the appropriate faculty committees regarding recruitment initiatives and admission committee. The Graduate Recruiter will collaborate with the Director of Marketing to develop marketing strategies for the San Diego campus. Additional responsibilities include working with the Office of Student Affairs to conduct student orientations.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategic graduate recruitment plan for San Diego campus.
  • Attend a variety of recruitment events to promote the School of Architecture graduate program at the San Diego campus.
  • Disseminate informational material to prospective students, maintain admissions database, communication plans and applicant files.
  • Meet with prospective students on an individual basis to answer questions and to discuss academic credentials and preparedness for particular programs.
  • Organize admissions review committees jointly with the appropriate faculty within each school.
  • Plan and organize on-campus graduate recruitment programs.
  • Partner with Student Affairs to conduct student orientations and other duties as assigned.
  • Recruitment and business travel is required both locally and nationally.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred and at least three years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities.
  • Must possess general knowledge of higher education markets.
  • Must have strong communication skills and must be able to work within a diverse community.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Must be committed to University goals and missions.
  • 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 Word preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work nights/weekends as needed is required. Must possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a reliable means of transportation.

Application:

Interested persons should send a cover letter; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, addressing their qualifications, to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard
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.