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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 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.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the operations associated with Student Accounts Receivable & Cashiering ensuring all transactions are recorded, balanced, and reconciled.
  • Recommend and implement collection policies and procedures to reduce outstanding tuition and student A/R, cash advances, and loans
  • Ensure accuracy of student data, including student pay types, to aid in the preparation of analysis
  • Update and maintain fee assessment functionality and for the configuration of the billing and refund processes.
  • Ensure issuance of student refunds according to federal and state regulations.
  • Monitor and report on outstanding accounts receivable collection activity.
  • Counsels students on payment options and account discrepancies.
  • Coordinate the Return of Title IV funds due to student withdrawals and financial aid adjustments
  • Process accounts sent to collections in a timely manner an in accordance to policies
  • Supervise A/R staff, and plan and schedule workflow to ensure appropriate distribution of assignments
  • Fully utilize all information technology system applications and capabilities to promote efficiencies
  • Oversee student-billings and collections with 3rd-party vendors (e.g., Saudi, Sober, VCA, employer, WU, ISES etc.)
  • Processes Perkins loans and collections and reviews program changes from the Registrar’s Office
  • Process and oversee annual 1098-T distribution
  • Develop and implement SOAR best practices
  • Participate in the annual financial audit
  • Attend appropriate in-house or external job related trainings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or related field, is required
  • Minimum of three years of experience dealing with the collection and disbursement of funds required, preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships within the office and other colleagues.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical capability.
  • Knowledge of the Power Campus Accounts Receivable Module.
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical and functional issues associated with Accounts Receivable Module.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the higher education environment procedures as related to receivables activity and student accounts.
  • Ability to supervise and provide direction to department employees.
  • Work in a team environment with campus community and assist in development of policies and procedures
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word is required; MS Access, Great Plains and Power Campus programs is preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills, including clear concise written and verbal communications skills, is a must

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech.
  • Manual hand/fingers dexterity.
  • Combination of sedentary work, kneeling, stooping, bending, sitting, squatting, standing, etc.
  • Ability to lift and carry 10-15 pounds.
  • Works with/around and has verbal and face-to-face contact with others.
  • Reading and writing skills, ability to analyze, perception and comprehension 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.

Reporting to the Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, the individual guides Woodbury University students and alumni in multiple areas related to career/outreach and life planning. He/she develops and delivers specialized educational presentations and programs in the areas of career research, career decision making, and job search strategies to meet the individual needs of students, faculty, and alumni. He/she manages the student internship and career experience processes.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a part-time Library Cataloger. This position reports to the University Librarian and performs original and copy cataloging of library materials in all formats, including electronic resources and serials; included monitoring of some records and materials processing.

 

This position qualifies University sponsored employee prorated benefit plans and programs subject to the eligibility requirements and conditions of each plan and program.

 

Responsibilities

  • Catalog original and copied material in all formats
  • OPAC configuration and maintenance
  • Monitors the processing of materials and records by checking the work done by staff
  • Manage the library in the absence of supervisor
  • May be responsible for opening library and coverage of public service desk in the absence of regularly scheduled personnel
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree
  • Three years prior cataloging experience required; demonstrates substantial, advanced work with a variety of materials and formats
  • Working knowledge of RDA, LCCS, LCSH, and MARC formats and standards
  • Experience cataloging using OCLC Connexion
  • Experience using a library resource management system preferable OCLC’s WMS
  • Experience with metadata transformation, and remediation tools such as MARCEdit batch record processing and metadata crosswalks
  • Familiarity with principles of authority control
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentations skills, particularly the ability to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of people in individual and group settings
  • Must be able to work independently, exercise good judgment and apply departmental policies accurately and consistently.

Preferred qualifications

  • Familiarity or awareness about linked data principles and BIBFRAME
  • Awareness and engagement with critical concerns in the discipline
  • Working knowledge of at least one foreign language
  • Subject knowledge in one or more art or architecture disciplines

 

Physical Requirements

  • Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech.
  • Manual hand/fingers dexterity.
  • Walking, lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to utilize office equipment such as computers and copiers
  • Combination of sedentary work, 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 majority of the time.
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, clerical, and math ability.
  • 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:

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.

Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant, or Associate Professor for Psychology with a specialization in Media, I/O, Engineering Psychology, or similar field. 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 Department of Psychology seeks a dynamic individual with a collaborative, student-centered focus. Our successful candidate will have strong teaching skills including the ability to teach both univariate and multivariate statistics, an area of research that aligns with the School of Media, Culture, and Design, and be dedicated to advancing the Psychology program by ensuring, supporting, informing, and enriching students’ learning, intellectual development, critical thinking and communication skills. Faculty teach a 4-4 load and are expected to engage in advising, professional scholarship, and university service. Teaching duties include a variety of undergraduate psychology courses including those in the candidate’s area of emphasis.

The School of Media, Culture, & Design brings together scholars in diverse fields who are committed to an interdisciplinary approach to teaching. More information about MCD can be found on our website at https://woodbury.edu/program/school-of-media-culture-design/.  Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is a non-profit, fully-accredited private institution located in one of the most diverse and exciting regions in the world. The student population of Woodbury closely reflects that diversity. Our students encompass a wide socioeconomic spectrum, and we have many first-generation immigrant students. Woodbury is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education.

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

Requirements:

  • PhD in Psychology.
  • Minimum 3+ years teaching experience (five is preferred) at an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • Ability to teach advanced statistics and research methods.
  • Proficiency in SPSS.
  • Departmental administrative experience is a plus.
  • Experience managing class rosters, attendance, timely grading of assignments.
  • Able to provide critical, informed, and creative feedback to students.
  • All full-time faculty shall be expected to hold at least a Master’s degree or a terminal degree appropriate for the field in which they will be teaching. A few exceptions to the degree requirement may be made to obtain the expertise of some specialists or persons with outstanding backgrounds.

Instruction:

  • Facilitate student learning, provide effective instruction, and perform evaluations of student learning for all assigned classes, using each course’s standard course outline as a guide.
  • Develop course curriculum, course handouts, lectures, labs, and presentations.
  • Participate in program level learning assessment. Participation includes helping articulate learning outcomes, choosing and administering measures, evaluating student performance, and suggesting changes to improve student learning.
  • Work with other faculty and administrators in developing program curriculum, standards, and policies, including reviewing and participating in textbook selection process where appropriate.
  • Be available to students via email, phone, or personal conferences. The method of contact and hours of availability should be clearly communicated to department chairs and to students through the course syllabus each semester.
  • Assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with FERPA regulations and submit grades and records by established deadlines.
  • Meet all classes and other scheduled responsibilities such as office hours and meetings at the designated times. A faculty member should inform the chair/dean if he or she is unable to meet a class on time.
  • Keep a flexible weekly schedule that best facilitates student learning and access. Any changes in the scheduled class times or locations should have prior approval by the faculty’s chair.

Professional Development:

  • Participate in faculty evaluation process.
  • Remain current in academic or program discipline, including attending professional conferences, and maintaining licensure, certification, or continuing education requirements where appropriate.
  • Receive training or stay current in technological or pedagogical advances that promote student learning.
  • Participate in college professional development activities.

Service to the University:

  • Help students achieve their educational goals through formal and/or informal advising.
  • Post and keep on campus hours to facilitate interaction with students, other faculty, staff, administrators, and the public.
  • Serve on standing and ad hoc committees, advisory boards, hiring committees, faculty senate, or as a student organization advisor.
  • Attend local, regional, state, or national meetings where required or necessary for the discipline.
  • Mentor and/or assist in orienting new faculty either formally or informally.
  • Attend commencement or other ceremonies appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline or program.
  • Attend departmental, divisional, and university-wide meetings.
  • Perform other academically related duties as assigned by the department chair/dean.
  • Participate in Woodbury University Faculty Association (WUFA) meetings and forums.

 

APPLICATIONReview of applications will begin immediately and remain open until October 2020. Submissions should include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Sample preprints or reprints of research manuscripts or a statement of research interests
  • 2-3 letters of recommendation

Please send the above as a single bound pdf through a downloadable link. Send materials 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.

Woodbury University invites applications for a Senior Campus Recruiter. The Senior Campus Recruiter 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 recruitment team. Evening and weekend work required due to extensive recruitment travel and online presentations in multiple time zones.

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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manages travel calendar
  • Manages all recruitment invitations
  • Maintains multiple recruitment databases and reports
  • Participates in the development of recruiting strategy, including the selection of feeder schools
  • Attends in and out of state recruitment events and is responsible for making own travel arrangements
  • Attends high school/college feeder school visits
  • Creates targeted presentation decks
  • Attends and presents at online high school and college fairs, presentations, and info sessions and open houses
  • Establishes and maintain relationships and collaborations with high schools, community colleges, universities, language schools, corporate organizations, community-based organizations (CBO’s), local cities and other constituents to increase the enrollment of undergraduate students
  • Conducts classroom and group presentations at high schools, community colleges, language schools, corporate organizations, and local cities
  • Inputs prospective student data into the data management system(s)
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of higher education recruitment experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must possess 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 Microsoft Office Suite programs, Google Docs and data management systems
  • Prefer good knowledge of enrollment management software systems
  • Prefer good knowledge of online meeting platforms like Zoom
  • 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

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech.
  • Manual hand/fingers dexterity.
  • Combination of sedentary work, kneeling, stooping, bending, sitting, squatting, standing, etc.
  • Works with/around and has verbal and face-to-face 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 by clicking the button below:

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

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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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.

Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Finance & Accounting (VPFA) serves as a member of the President’s senior cabinet and provides “hands-on” leadership for the management of financial and business affairs. This position includes 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 institution’s financial and accounting systems. The VPFA will provide collaborative and critical insight and analyses to support strategic planning, goal setting and key policy decision making.

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Current available employment opportunities