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Current job openings 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.

 

Diversity Statement 

 

 

 

Burbank Campus

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 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.

Position:  The Department of Accounting invites applicants for full-time faculty position for graduate and undergraduate teaching beginning Spring 2019. Woodbury’s full-time faculty ranked positions are based on contracts rather than tenure.

Responsibilities: Reports to a department dean.  Develops and designs curriculum plans to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensures student engagement. Provides tutoring and academic counseling to students, maintains classes related records, and assesses student coursework. Collaborates and supports colleagues regarding research interests and co-curricular activities. Provides intellectual leadership and has made significant contributions to the field.

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.

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

Remuneration: Competitive and market based depending on rank within the University’s ranking system.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications 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 91510-1052
HR@woodbury.edu

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

Role and Responsibilities

The position reports directly to the Director of Admissions with primary responsibility for recruitment of domestic freshman and transfer students. The position serves as a member of a dynamic professional team. Specific duties include: recruitment in a designated geographic region (primarily southern California), establish connections with college and high school counselors,  coordination of on-campus admission related events, review and evaluation of admission candidates including interviewing and follow-up.  Evening and weekend work required due to extensive recruitment travel.

Responsibilities                                                                                                     

a) Recruit domestic freshman and transfer students.
b) Establish and maintain relationships and collaborations with college counselors.
c) Attend high school and college visits, may include classroom/group presentations.
d) Respond to electronic and phone inquiries from prospective students and their families.
e) Meet with prospective students and their families, including academic counseling.

  1. Review and evaluate admission applications, including determining institutional scholarship eligibility.
  2. Conduct personal interviews with applied students including evaluating and determining appropriate course of study and providing an unofficial evaluation of transfer credit (if applicable).
  3. Provide consistent communication/contact (phone, email, appointments) with applicants, admitted students, and their families.
  1. Coordinate on and off campus admission events.
  2. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in business, marketing, communications, or related field, plus a minimum of 3 years experience in Admissions.
  • Must possess general knowledge of higher education markets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and energy level.
  • 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.
  • Customer service, sales, or marketing experience with personal interaction is highly preferred.
  • Must possess a relatively high level of communication skills.
  • Must have strong professional presentation skills and be comfortable presenting to groups both large and small.
  • Computer proficient with advanced knowledge of Excel and Word preferred.
  • Prefer good knowledge of Enrollment Management Software.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and reliable means of transportation.

Travel:

  • Extensive travel is required.

Physical Requirement:

  • Close vision, hearing, listening, clear speech, and articulation.
  • Hand and finger dexterity.
  • Continuous sitting, walking, standing, bending and picking up items up to 25lbs.
  • Professional and complex reading and writing ability.
  • Work indoors and outdoors.
  • Clear judgment and decision making ability.
  • Analyzing and comprehension ability.
  • Simple to complex math 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.

Role and Responsibilities

The position reports to the Director of Admissions with primary responsibility for recruitment of Domestic Freshman and Transfer students for the School of Architecture. 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 School of Architecture’s 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                                                                                                       Estimated % of Time                            

  • 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 School of Architecture. Develop strong relationships through corporate and city outreach collaborations. 10%
  • Evaluate and process Domestic Freshman and Transfer students. Review and evaluate undergraduate admission applications, including determining institutional scholarship eligibility. 40%
  • Attend high school and college recruitment fairs and events locally and long distance. 20%
  • 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. 20%
  • Provide consistent communication/contact (phone, email, appointments) with prospective students, applicants, admitted students, and their families. 10%

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a related field.
  • 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 School of Architecture, Admissions office and other University departments.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, hearing, listening, and clear speech
  • Hand and fingers dexterity
  • Continuous sitting, walking and picking up items up to 25lbs
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, and clerical skills
  • Ability to utilize office equipment such as computers and copiers

 

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, cover letter addressing qualifications and salary requirements 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.

The Animation program at Woodbury University’s School of Media, Culture & Design is growing rapidly.  We invite applications for the position of Chair in the Department of Animation beginning in Fall 2018.  Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. The School offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Animation.  Woodbury’s full-time faculty ranked positions are based on contracts rather than tenure.

The University: Nestled in the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains near Griffith Park and Los Angeles’ major film and television production studios, Woodbury University is a student-centered institution dedicated to transforming and preparing students for successful careers in the twenty-first century.  Founded in 1884, the small, non-profit private university (1400 students) has developed a philosophy and environment that nurtures creativity and personal accomplishment.  It offers a unique array of programs in media, design, business, and architecture. Woodbury is a non-tenure granting institution.

Responsibilities

The position of Chair holds responsibility for both administration of the program and teaching within the discipline. Chair responsibilities are the administration of all aspects of the program.

This includes curriculum and syllabi development, policies and procedures, development and management of the departmental budget, evaluation of hardware and software purchases, oversight of facilities and lab equipment, class scheduling, student recruitment, end-of-year showcase production, student advising, hiring of faculty, maintaining accreditation standards, learning outcomes assessment, alumni relations, articulation agreements, and community outreach involving academic advisory boards, professional organizations and internship opportunities.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach at multiple levels in the Animation program, exhibit deep digital art skills, and possess comprehensive knowledge of working with current, animation production pipelines.

Contract renewal and rank advancement are contingent on satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement with the disciplines and profession through creative work and/or scholarship, and service to the university.

Our school emphasizes collaboration both within individual departments and in conjunction with other academic departments in the school. The Department of Animation and the Department of Game Art & Design share courses with each other.  Maintaining, enhancing and continually cultivating this close relationship is essential to the success of both programs.

Requirements

  • Applicants should demonstrate an active career in animation, or related media. A terminal degree, e.g., a Master of Fine Arts, is required for this position, in addition to at least 5 years of industry experience.
  • Experience teaching various aspects of the current, commercial production pipelines in a professional setting or at an accredited college or university is also desired. Candidates should possess technical knowledge of the animation industry and its methodologies.
  • The ideal candidate has a strong body of work that reflects a high degree of animation knowledge, and an online portfolio that demonstrates expertise in a significant breadth of animation.
  • A keen understanding of short-form filmmaking and narrative design is indispensable for this role, in addition to a strong grasp of all aspects of storytelling that encompasses conceptualization, development and delivery.
  • A substantial, technically proficient working knowledge of key software is desired, such as Harmony, TV Paint, Storyboard Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, and Dragon Frame. Experience with motion capture data integration, or game engines such as Unity3D or Unreal, is a plus.
  • As part of the School of Media, Culture, & Design, the Animation Department especially welcomes those applications expressing an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning.

The Program:  More detail about the program may be found at:

Animation

Application: Applications accepted through October 15, 2018

Send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, online portfolio/reel, and three letters of recommendation 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.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for working with the Director of Marketing, and as member of the University Advancement team, to help manage Woodbury’s online presence, including planning, developing, tracking and deploying Woodbury University’s digital and online marketing strategy. This individual will be responsible for managing the university’s web presence, social media, SEO and SEM programs as well as closely tracking the effectiveness of these activities. The Digital Marketing Specialist will collaborate closely with the Director of Marketing, and other members of the University Advancement team.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the digital branding and marketing efforts for Woodbury, implementing creative, integrated digital marketing strategies across multiple communication channels.
  • Work with the Director of Marketing with managing the university’s web presence, including making updates and providing strategic direction.
  • Support the Directior of Marketing to manage the University’s social media program, including supervising of student social media ambassadors and developing and executing an ongoing strategy.
  • Mange the university’s Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marking (SEM) activities, including providing strategic direction and implementation.
  • Work in conjunction with other marketing activities at the university in order to effectively represent the Woodbury.
  • Other duties as assigned: The University reserves the right to add / change duties anytime.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Three or more years of experience managing websites and social media as well as experience implementing digital marketing and advertising strategies, including experience with Google AdWords, the Google Display Network and social media advertising particularly within a higher education setting.
  • Knowledge of current technology and the application of ever-changing digital and social media communications strategies.
  • Highly creative with experience identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate.
  • Experience using Google Analytics tools and other tools that track ROI.
  • Experience with WordPress is a plus.
  • Previous extensive experience in a management-level position in a public relations or marketing field.
  • Excellent written and communications skills. Professional knowledge of the press.
  • Experience in and overseeing print production and in website management.
  • Excellent ability to conceptualize, develop and execute communications (video, printed and electronic) and to maximize their visual impact.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team leadership skills.
  • Experience in art, design or education preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to listen and communicate verbally.
  • Ability to operate office equipment.
  • Close vision, hearing/listening, clear speech and articulation.
  • Required sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping.
  • Ability to lift and carry 15-20 pounds (supplies, etc.)
  • Complex reading and writing ability.
  • Analyzing, perception/comprehension and judgment/decision-making ability.
  • Simple to complex mathematical 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 VP, Administrative Servcies & HR, the Facilities Director manages the Facilities Operations for the university. Facilities Director will have oversight of planning, financial management, personnel management and serve as a resource steward. Serve as liaison for facility services to all campus departments.

Responsibilities                                                                                                                      

  • Provides assistance to University Senior Leadership and others in assessing campus facility needs for growth, development and improvement.
  • Provides advice on energy management and reduction.
  • Assists in planning for campus infrastructure expansion and maintenance.
  • Performs the budgeting, planning and allocation of financial resources for Facilities. Develops long term budget plans.
  • Maintains Facilities Management records, monitors feedback and identifies service improvement opportunities.
  • Familiarity with applicable laws, ordinances and codes related to the operation and safety of facilities; assures mandatory inspections and repairs of fire safety/suppression systems and other such systems are completed, as required. Prepares and maintains campus space inventory lists. Develops and maintains ongoing facilities safety program in compliance with OSHA, EPA and ADA.
  • Regularly inspects or provides the means to inspect the campus buildings and related equipment.
  • Schedules preventive and routine maintenance programs in accordance with generally accepted standards.
  • Serves as primary point of contact for various constituents regarding facilities management issues, including communication with the campus community, neighborhood groups, peer institutions and local municipalities.
  • Collaborates with Maintenance Team to respond to emergencies and makes decisions to resolve and mitigate emergency situations or conditions resulting from the malfunction of operational building systems and infrastructure.
  • Works with administration, faculty, staff, contractors, engineers and others in planning and constructing facilities.
    • Short and long term project build out
    • Short and long term project scheduling
    • Short and long term project budgeting
  • Monitors on-going operations of construction projects, including budget and necessary city permits. Serves as Project Manager for all campus construction projects.
  • Serve as member of university committees such as commencement and cert.
  • Manages the performance of direct reports to ensure departmental goals and objectives are met.
  • Performs related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, architecture or related field preferred.
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in institutional facilities management.
  • IFMA certification preferred.

Experience

  • Demonstrated ability in fiscal management, program planning and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of state/federal building regulations and requirements, including OSHA, ADA and EPA.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and in acquiring new software skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sustainability initiatives and programs for building environments.
  • Experience working in a university setting.

Ability

  • Demonstrated motivational leadership of staff.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of data, documents, and diagrams for decision-making and/or recommendations.

Travel

  • Required to travel to up to 100 mile radius to vendors, conferences and other university locations. Must provide an annual DMV print out.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech.
  • Hand/fingers dexterity to work with computers.
  • Walking, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to scale building ladders in wet conditions.
  • Kneeling, stooping, bending, sitting, squatting, standing, etc.
  • Works with/around and has verbal and face-to-face contact with others.
  • Works indoors/outdoors around construction and mechanical equipment.
  • Complex reading and writing 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.

The Game Art & Design program at Woodbury University in Burbank, California is rapidly growing. We are looking for experienced part-time faculty for our Spring 2019 classes.

Game Design Courses:

The game design and development courses work primarily in Unity3D and C#, with various plugins as needed, and other apps such as crazybump, Adobe CC, Maya, etc.

— User Interface Design

The study of the foundation of interaction design, graphic design, information architecture, and usability design to create effective human-computer interaction (HCI) in video game interfaces.  Unity, Adobe CC, particularly Illustrator.

— Introduction to Unity Game Development

— Networked Game Development

Using Unity to build LAN multiplayer games from scratch.

— Professional Practices of the Game Industry

Covering the business of games, resume, job search & interviews, Personal Marketing Plan, Scrum, Game Testing QA (Test Flow Diagrams, Writing test plans, bug reports, online bug database use, Combinatorial Regression, Cleanroom, Certification Testing methods).

— Sound Synthesis & Design for Games

Using Native Instruments’ KOMPLETE Suite, Ableton Live 10 and many third-party plugins (Serum, KONTAKT Instruments, etc.).

— Degree Project

Mentor student developers through their original Senior-level game projects in Unity.

Game Art Courses

Individual courses include Introductory Maya, Introductory Zbrush, various levels of hard surface environmental modeling, 3D character modeling, advanced rigging, cinematic cut-scene animation, and use of mo-cap data.

A substantial, technically proficient working knowledge of key software is desired, such as Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, Quixel Suite, Marmoset Toolbag, Motion Builder, Adobe Creative Cloud, and the Unity3D (preferred), or Unreal game engines.

Requirements for all Adjunct Professors:

  • Familiarity and knowledge of many video games, old, and new.
  • Experience managing class rosters, attendance, timely grading of assignments.
  • Able to provide critical, informed, and creative feedback to students.
  • Able to instruct and guide students through best practices of game prototyping, play testing, iteration, presentation and collaboration.
  • Published game title(s) a major plus.

Application:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  All documents should be sent electronically to HR@woodbury.edu, and include: (1) a current resume/CV which lists educational and employment history; (2) a letter of interest to:

 

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Blvd
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: Nestled in the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains near Griffith Park and Los Angeles’ major film and television production studios, Woodbury University is a student-centered institution dedicated to transforming and preparing students for successful careers in the twenty-first century.  Founded in 1884, the small, non-profit private university has developed a philosophy and environment that nurtures creativity and personal accomplishment.  It offers a unique array of programs in media, design, business, and architecture. Woodbury is a non-tenure granting institution.

The Game Art & Design and Animation programs at Woodbury University’s School of Media, Culture & Design are growing rapidly.  We are seeking passionate and talented full-time faculty to join us for the Spring of 2019.  Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. The School offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in both Animation, and in Game Art & Design.  Woodbury’s full-time faculty ranked positions are based on contracts rather than tenure.

The Programs:  More detail about the programs may be found at:

Game Art & Design

Animation

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach at multiple levels in both the Game Art & Design and Animation programs and should exhibit deep digital art and animation pipeline knowledge.

The position will participate in course reviews, aid syllabi development, monitor labs, and achieve an active involvement in the campus community. Faculty are also active participants in student advising, identifying internship opportunities, promoting the departments, and student recruitment.

Contract renewal and rank advancement are contingent on satisfying departmental and university criteria, which include effective teaching, meaningful engagement with the disciplines and profession through creative work and/or scholarship, and service to the university.

Our school emphasizes collaboration both within individual departments and in conjunction with other academic departments in the school. The Department of Game Art & Design and the Department of Animation share courses with each other.  Maintaining, enhancing and continually cultivating this close relationship is essential to the success of both programs.

Requirements

Applicants should demonstrate an active career in animation, video game art, or related media.  A minimum Master’s degree in Game Art, Animation or related fields is required for this position, in addition to at least 5 years of industry experience. A terminal degree, e.g., a Master of Fine Arts, is preferred but is required for rank advancement.  Experience in teaching various aspects of the current, commercial production pipelines in a professional setting or at an accredited college or university is also desired. Candidates should possess technical knowledge of the animation and game industries and their methodologies.

The ideal candidate has a strong body of work that reflects a high degree of game art and animation knowledge, and an online portfolio that demonstrates expertise in a significant breadth of styles and techniques.

A keen understanding of commercial or independent video game development, short-form filmmaking, and/or narrative design is indispensable for this role, in addition to a strong grasp of all aspects of storytelling that encompasses conceptualization, development and delivery.

A substantial, technically proficient working knowledge of key software is desired, such as Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, Harmony/TV Paint, Storyboard Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dragon Frame, and the Unity3D or Unreal game engines.

As part of the School of Media, Culture, & Design, the Animation and Game Art & Design departments especially welcome those applications expressing an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning.

Application: Applications accepted through July 1, 2018.

Send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and portfolio/reel three letters of recommendation to:

 

Human Resources
Email: hr@woodbury.edu
Department of Game Art & Design
c/o Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91504

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

Role and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Senior International Student Advisor, the International Student Support Assistant will assist in the coordination, development, and direction of cross-cultural activities and programs that assist with academic, cultural, and social adjustments for international students. The International Student Support Assistant will work directly with International Students to improve their success at the University and to ensure a path to graduation.  Additionally, the International Student Support Assistant will assist with programming that encourages a diverse, cultural appreciation across campus.

Responsibilities     

  • Assist international students seeking support services, including information about international student services, setting appointments for in-depth advising, and making referrals to appropriate on or off-campus
  • Assist in organizing, facilitating, and assessing programs and events that support overall international student success and well-being with a specific focus on students new to Woodbury University.
  • Promote international student academic success by organizing group advising, tutoring and orientation sessions that are focused on the needs of a diverse international student population.
  • Develop and implement an International Student Mentoring
  • Arrange regularly scheduled workshops, that address topics that are important to international students; such as academic skills, F-1 Student Visa regulations, employment, health insurance, income tax and US culture.
  • Coordinate social gatherings, off-campus excursions, and special events for international students that introduce them to American culture.
  • Serve as Designated School Official (DSO); responsible for updating SEVIS and registration.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

The following are the minimum qualifications required for the position.

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited university, preferably in Education, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field preferred.
  • One year of experience relating to student advising activities in an academic setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills to develop, manage, and implement various programs and activities
  • Strong intercultural communication skills and customer service with an international audience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations at all levels of the organization including faculty, staff, senior management, students and representatives from external organizations.
  • Experience with SEVIS.

Special Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with international students in a higher education setting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of U.S. immigration laws and regulations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following are the physical requirements of the position.

  • Good vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech
  • Hand/fingers dexterity
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, clerical and math skills
  • A combination of sedentary work, walking, standing, lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Works with/around and has verbal contact with others.

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, cover letter addressing qualifications and salary requirements 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’s School of Business seeks applicants for a full-time position in the Department of Marketing at the assistant or associate professor level starting SPRING 2019.

Overall Responsibilities:  

Required: Woodbury University’s School of Business 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 before the end of 2018), active engagement in high quality research on marketing topics in relevant journals, presentations at national/international academic conferences, a history of high quality teaching in marketing, and willing to teach 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 a variety of marketing courses, among which 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 can be earned in a non-traditional format, consisting of 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 applications will remain open until the position is filled. Candidate must be eligible to work in the US on a long-term basis. 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 Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
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.

Under the general direction of the Public Servies Librarian, the part-time Reference Librarians provide research assistance and instruction in library use while upholding the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association. Some evening and weekend work required.

Responsibilities

  • Provide academic research assistance; teach effective information seeking techniques for research to students and faculty; instruction in the use of the library’s online resources.
  • Manage the Library in the absence of supervisor.
  • Responsible for opening and/or closing the library.
  • Special projects such as collection development, writing reports or statistics gathering and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
The following are the minimum qualifications required for the position.

Qualifications:
Required: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program, a strong interest in public service, experience with print and electronic reference resources, and the ability to work with students, faculty, and the general public. Must be able to work independently, exercise good judgment and apply departmental policies accurately and consistently.

Preferred: Subject background in Architecture or Business; experience in reference or instruction; general knowledge of scholarly research methods in an academic environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, hearing/listening and clear speech.
  • Hand/fingers dexterity
  • Able to use a PC mouse and keyboard.
  • Lifting to 25 pounds, carrying, stooping, bending and standing.
  • Work with/around others with verbal and face-to-face contact.
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, clerical and math skills.
  • 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: HR@woodbury.edu

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052

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

Role and Responsibilities:

This position involves the primary responsibility of all incoming university telephone traffic. It requires considerable skill in dealing with the public as first contact; responsible for correctly identifying the nature of an inquiry and referring to the appropriate department. As a first point of contract, answering all visitors’ questions and directing to the appropriate departments.

Responsibilities                                                                                        Estimated % of Time ( )

Specific Responsibilities:  

  • Serve as primary receptionist and switchboard operator for the University campus (30%)
    • Promptly answers all inbound and internal calls in professional manner; identifying the University and using appropriate salutations
    • Receive and route calls and faxes from both inside and outside the campus
    • Greet and direct campus visitors
    • Maintain daily contact with security personnel on duty and provide assistance for security staff during routine rounds and emergencies
  • Have a strong knowledge of the security procedures and general knowledge about admissions, registrars, financial aid, in order to assist students, visitors, and staff alike (20%) 
  • Respond and route campus email daily basis (10%)
  • Sort and distribute departmental mail as necessary (10%)
  • Provide support to Human Resources with clerical functions (20%) 
  • Accept other duties as assigned (10%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 1-2 years clerical and switchboard experience preferred
  • Excellent telephone etiquette
  • Active listening and great customer service skills also are a must.
  • A pleasant demeanor when greeting all campus guests, students, faculty and staff
  • Consistently demonstrates polished interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Detail orientated and organized
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office suite (Word, PPT, Excel…)

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, hearing, listening, and clear speech
  • Hand and fingers dexterity
  • Continuous sitting, walking and picking up items up to 25lbs
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, and clerical skills
  • Ability to utilize office equipment such as computers and copiers

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, cover letter addressing qualifications and salary requirements 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

Role and Responsibilities

The position reports to the Vice President of IT and is responsible for campus-wide support of software and systems. Responsibilities include, operational support, systems upgrades, applications/systems evaluations and deployment, and programming. Via system analysis, design, programming and web development, report creation, and database queries, the position is charged with advanced level of systems administration, integration, analysis, and implementation. He or she works collaboratively with many areas of the campus.

Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the administration support as well as development and maintenance of the University core systems.
  • Manage, develop, and support campus wide Microsoft Sharepoint sites. Work with various groups on campus to update contents. Manage and support University portal.
  • Install and upgrade 3rd party applications.
  • Develop integration (ETL) between SIS database and all 3rd party applications.
  • Install SQL Server instance. Basic SQL Server Administration including security, backup and restore
  • Assist business office to update/maintain various financial applications.
  • Provide technical support and training for functional users, and work closely with University Staff, Faculty and Student.
  • Meet with functional users in understanding, analyzing, and improving their business processes and procedures.
  • Manage applications contracts and maintain vendor relationships.
  • Coordinate with vendors and resolve issues.
  • Develop documentation for applications administration procedures.
  • Customize, Configure, implement, support, and maintain incident management, asset management, change management systems.
  • Maintain and support Emergency Alert system.
  • Conduct training as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree is required. Masters degree preferred.
  2. 8-10 years of software development and systems analysis experiences. Experiences with software development life cycle and software/systems architecture, experience programming, web page design and set up, and SQL database queries.
  3. Experience with the Ellucian PowerCampus Student Information System is highly desired or other ERP systems.
  4. Exceptional communication and analytical skills required.
  5. Deep understanding of software engineering and systems architecture is required.
  6. Cloud based software architecture experiences required. Experiences with Learning Management Systems (LMS), in particularly, Moodle, is a plus but not required.
  7. Expertise should include: relational database design, programming, project management, report building, process analysis, and web page development.
  8. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft .Net, C#, HTML, JavaScript, SQL Server Administration, PL/SQL, IIS, SSRS, SSIS, Moodle
  9. High expertise with information technology, along with the ability to communicate about those subjects to those with less or no experiences.
  10. Experience and familiarity with project management.
  11. Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the University.
  12. Ability to work collaboratively and to facilitate group work.
  13. Strong oral, written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech.
  • Hand/fingers dexterity to work with computers.
  • Walking, lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to utilize office equipment such as computers and copiers
  • 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 the majority of the time.
  • Complex reading and writing ability.

APPLICATION: Qualified persons should send a current resume, names and addresses of at least three references, cover letter addressing qualifications and salary requirements 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.

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.

Woodbury University invites expressions of interest in the position of Vice President for Finance & Accounting. The Vice President serves as a member of the President’s senior cabinet and provides “hands-on” leadership for the management of financial and business affairs including 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 institutions financial and accounting systems. The VP for Finance & Accounting will interface and present regularly to the university’s leadership and the Board of Trustees. As they key financial leader advising the President and Board of Trustees, the VPFA will provide critical insight and analyses to support strategic planning, goal setting, and key policy and decision making.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this role include oversight and administration of all financial operations on campus, including hands-on detailed assessment, development and integration of systems, and through accounting and financial reporting.

The VPFA will play an active role in the day-to-day management and strategic guidance of the following:

• Overall Finance and Accounting
• Budgeting and Financial Projections
• Financial Reporting and Regulatory Compliance
• Monitoring Investments

The ideal candidate will be strategic and results driven, with strong leadership skills and a proven track record. A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration is required, and an advanced degree or CPA is preferred. It is essential that candidates have a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible senior management experience, preferably in private higher education or in a not-for-profit organization. Candidates must have knowledge of fund accounting and higher education administrative support programs, the ability to perform financial analyses, and mastery of automated systems and computer and software applications for financial analysis. As a seasoned financial leader of integrity, it is necessary that the VPFA have a commitment to team-based management and possesses impeccable verbal and written communication skills; strong relationship building capabilities; an entrepreneurial approach to seeking and analyzing financial opportunities; flexibility and adaptability to shifting priorities or needs, with sound and influential decision making abilities.

Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is an independent regionally accredited, coeducational, non-profit, nonsectarian, partially residential institution of 1,400 students. The academic programs offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the School of Business & Management, and bachelor’s degrees from the Schools of Architecture & Design, and Arts & Sciences. For additional information, please visit our web site at www.woodbury.edu.

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Please send, FAX or e-mail a letter of interest addressing the qualifications, resume, salary history, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
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.

San Diego Campus

Woodbury University’s San Diego campus invites applications for a Librarian subject specialist for its Architecture library.  The Adjunct Faculty Librarian is a part-time position reporting to the University Librarian at Woodbury’s Burbank campus.  In collaboration with the library faculty and staff in Burbank, the San Diego librarian provides reference, collection development, and instruction for the San Diego campus community.

ResponsibilitiesInclude collection evaluation and development, reference and research assistance, circulation, and teaching a one-credit required information literacy course.  The librarian works closely with students and faculty on site and coordinates library programs and collections with the main library at the Burbank campus.

QualificationsMLS, or equivalent degree, from an ALA-accredited program.  Commitment to the promotion of a culture of outstanding public service in a learner-centered environment; excellent communication skills.  Ability to design and develop activities that will serve the San Diego campus community as well as the university at large. Experience with architecture, design, or closely related collections is required.  Experience teaching credit-bearing courses is preferred.

Institution:  Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is an independent, coeducational, non-profit, nonsectarian, partially residential institution of 1,200 students accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.  The academic programs offer bachelor and master degrees from the School of Architecture and the School of Business, and bachelor degrees from the School of Media, Culture & Design, and the Institute for Transdisciplinary Studies.

Application:  Applications received by May 15 will receive priority consideration.  Qualified candidates should send a current resume, a cover letter addressing qualifications, and names and addresses of at least three references to:

Human Resources Office
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-1052
Electronic Submittions: HR@woodbury.edu

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