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 the Administrative Assistant position at Student Affairs. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Students will assist in the creation of a positive student experience by coordinating student affairs administrative processes, and supporting students’ developmental needs.

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.

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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.

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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 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.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a Event Services Assistant. This position is responsible for managing event planning and scheduling, and facility reservations for the university community. Responds and processes daily incoming reservation requests from a variety of user groups (students, staff, faculty) through various channels (email, phone, in-person). In coordination with campus Service Departments (Maintenance, IT, Security, and the University Food Service Provider), helps the community appropriately plan their event by providing information about available resources, and guidance about the Facilities Reservation and Event Authorization (FREA) process.

Enforces the reservation guidelines to ensure that requesters adhere to the established reservation process and rules of facility use.  Keeps up to date on relevant software, and trains community members how to utilize it.  Approves all flyer (paper and digital) requests and maintains content for the monitors. Ability to prepare letters, memos, and reports and present information in meetings. Provides excellent customer service to the university community in accordance with the University Mission.

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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:

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Woodbury University invites applications for the position of Library Cataloger to lead the development and management of Woodbury Library’s cataloging efforts, digital projects, and unique collections. The successful candidate will facilitate discovery and ensure access to our collections through high quality cataloging and metadata practices. Reporting to the Systems Librarian, the Library Cataloger leads, plans, coordinates, and manages all aspects of the workflow of the cataloging department, course reserves, and stacks management.

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.

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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.

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Woodbury University invites applications for an Adjunct Faculty to join the Department of Mathematics and Sciences. This position is looking for experienced part-time faculty with a background in mathematics and statistics to teach lower division classes starting FALL 2022 semester.

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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.

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Woodbury University invites applications for a full-time Assistant, or Associate Professor for the Department of Management – with special emphasis in Production and Operations Management and Data Analytics.

School of Business

Operating from a new state-of-the-art building, the School enrolls 400 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.

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Woodbury University invites applications for Robotics / Prototype Specialist position. The Robotics/Prototype Specialist is expected to advise university administration on opportunities for integrating facility offerings into the curriculum; train students, staff, and faculty through hands-on demonstrations and technical workshops; as well as, consult, coordinate and aid in the use of facility automation technologies on design and research projects.

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.

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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.

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Woodbury University invites applications for Vice President for Finance & Accounting (VPFA) position. 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; and restructuring the institution’s financial and accounting systems.

This position will oversee a total of 22 staff in Finance, Accounting, Financial Aid, and Information Technology.  The VPFA will interface and present regularly to the University’s leadership and the Board of Trustees.  As the key financial leader advising the President and Board of Trustees, 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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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

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