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.

Learn more about Woodbury’s mission

Burbank Campus

Current available employment opportunities

Woodbury University invites applications for an Accounts Receivable Supervisor. The Accounts Receivable Supervisor reports to the Assistant Controller 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 Clerks, the individual contributes to the overall success of the Business Office by performing timely all duties and responsibilities as assigned.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Animation and Visual Effects. The position begins in August 2022.

We seek a candidate with a collaborative spirit who demonstrates a sophisticated knowledge of 2D animation, including paperless and puppet/rigging pipelines. The successful candidate must be an active professional in the world of animation, possess comprehensive knowledge of current animation and visual effects production pipelines, and be able to teach at multiple levels across the animation and visual effects program. Candidates should have experience working with students of varying beliefs and backgrounds and have a demonstrated track record in fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor to lead the new Bachelor of Science in Design Computation. Preference will be given to candidates with administrative experience. 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 2022. Woodbury University is a non-tenure granting institution.

Design Computation is a four-year undergraduate degree that focuses on the theory and practice of computation as it applies to the design and architecture professions.  This new program is currently under development and it will be the work of the successful candidate to initiate the program and develop key overlaps with existing programs in the School of Architecture.

learn more and apply

**Review of applications will begin February 1st.

Woodbury University invites applications for the Dean of the School of Media, Culture, & Design. 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. The Dean works 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 degrees and is in the process of establishing a master’s degree program. MCD has eight academic departments: Animation and Visual Effects, Media Studies, Design Foundation, Fashion Design, Filmmaking, Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, and Psychology. Candidates should have experience working in communities of varying beliefs and backgrounds and have a demonstrated track-record in fostering diverse and inclusive educational environments. The Dean reports directly to the Sr. VP of Academic Affairs and serves as a key member in the President’s Cabinet.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor to develop and pilot curricula for a new Environmental Science program. Housed in the College of Liberal Arts, the B.S. in Environmental Science is initially supported by a Title V Hispanic Serving Institution Sustainability Programs grant. The faculty member will have a master’s degree or higher, or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline, at least three years’ experience in postsecondary instruction, experience in curriculum design, and professional expertise in environmental science. Central to the curriculum are interdisciplinary, problem-based lab courses that challenge students to develop links between the theory and practice of environmental science and the possible manifestations of scientific discovery in real-world, social contexts. We seek applicants with interdisciplinary approaches who can work collaboratively with other Sustainability Programs majors.

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 2022.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for an Adjunct Faculty to join the Game Art & Design program located in Burbank, California. This qualified part-time faculty candidate is expected to teach Fall 2021 game design classes.

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.

Information on the program can be found at the link below:

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse. 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 the 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.

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.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Making Complex Manager. The making complex manger at the Burbank/LA (B/LA) campus is responsible for managing the B/LA making complex and the making complex budget, in consultation with the dean and associate dean of the School of Architecture. The B/LA making complex manager works closely with the San Diego making complex manager, and together they determine unified shop policies and procedures and site-specific development plans for the School of Architecture shops. The position works closely with the School of Architecture deans to identify and meet program needs and to develop the shop facilities. The making complex manager must establish a strong working relationship with the university facilities maintenance department.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for a Mixed Reality Adjunct Faculty to join the Applied Computer Science – Media Arts program at Woodbury University and teach the second of our Mixed Reality studios during the Spring Semester 2022.  The class will consider the current and future state of virtual and augmented reality through the development of user-facing experiences. Qualified candidates should have a Master’s degree in Media Arts, Computer Science, Digital Design, Game Design, or a related field and experience with developing mixed reality projects in Unity, Unreal, and/or WebXR.  The class meets twice a week for 2.5 hours.  The format for the class is entirely online. To be eligible candidates must currently reside in the state of California.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for Office Assistant in the Admissions Department. This position reports to the AVP, Admissions, and is responsible for application decision processing and customer service.  Administrative duties include processing of ingoing/outgoing mail, email, phone, and walk-in inquiries.  The position requires the exercise of independent judgment and may involve the handling of sensitive or confidential information. The Office Assistant is expected to foster a collaborative work environment while balancing the needs of our students, faculty, and staff.

This position qualifies for 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.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for Senior Campus Recruiter in the Admissions Department. The position reports to the AVP for 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 and will collaborate and work closely with the campus recruiter. Evening and weekend work is required due to extensive recruitment travel.

This position qualifies for 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.

learn more and apply

Woodbury University invites applications for the Senior VP of Academic Affairs. As the chief academic 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.

This position qualifies for 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.

learn more and apply

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.

learn more and apply

San Diego Campus

Current available employment opportunities

Woodbury University invites applications for an Adjunct Faculty to join the School of Architecture, San Diego campus.

BArch

The Bachelor of Architecture program offers a five-year course of study leading to a NAAB-accredited professional architecture degree. Our program provides students with the knowledge and skills required for a career as a professional architect, as well as a more general understanding of the profound social and cultural agency of design at local and global scales. The rigorous grounding provides our graduates with a framework of professional knowledge applicable to a range of fields including architectural practice in a large or small firm; advanced studies in graduate school; policy or government; and software or game design.

MArch

Our Master of Architecture program embodies a fresh approach to architecture, Southern California, and global urban conditions. Within an intimate and immersive program, our innovative coursework encourages students to engage in the architectural discourse of the city, making connections between their work, new technologies in both representation and realization, and built and natural environments. Our MArch students consistently win design awards from public agencies and private groups, including American Institute of Architects (AIA) Pasadena/Foothills, Los Angeles Business Council (LABC), Association for Women in Architecture + Design (AWA+D), and many others

learn more and apply