Employment Opportunities

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

About Woodbury University

Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Southern California. The university ranks 15th among the nation’s “25 Colleges That Add the Most Value,” according to Money Magazine, and is a 2016-17 College of Distinction. With campuses in Burbank/Los Angeles and San Diego, the university offers bachelor’s degrees from the School of Architecture, School of Business, School of Media, Culture & Design, and College of Liberal Arts, along with a Master of Business Administration, Master of Architecture, Master of Interior Architecture and Master of Science in Architecture. The San Diego campus offers Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture, Master of Interior Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees, as well as a Master of Architecture degree with a concentration in Real Estate Development. Visit woodbury.edu for more information.

Burbank Campus

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

Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate that they meet AACSB’s Scholarly Academic (SA) or Scholarly Practitioner (SP) standards in accounting, have earned a Ph.D. from an accredited institution or possess an equivalent degree recognized by AACSB, and are eligible for U.S. employment. In addition, applicants must demonstrate the potential (1) to maintain AQ status; (2) to publish in peer-reviewed journals; (3) to be effective teachers in a learning and student-centered environment; and (4) to participate in significant University service within and beyond the School of Business. A proven track record of scholarly publications and significant professional experience in the field of accounting is preferred. ABD candidates will also be considered.

The University: Nestled between the Verdugo Mountains and Griffith Park, Woodbury University is located in Burbank, home of international film, television, animation, and post-production studios. Woodbury University is a student-centered and learning-centered institution dedicated to transforming and preparing students for successful careers in the twenty-first century. Founded in 1884, this small, private university (1,300 students) has developed a philosophy and environment that nurtures creativity and accomplishment with bachelor’s and master’s programs in business, architecture, design, media, and the liberal arts.

School of Business: Operating from a new state-of-the-art building, the School enrolls 500 plus students in two degree programs. The BBA degree has a clear Management focus, but students can also major in Accounting, Marketing or Fashion Marketing. The MBA degree is available in evening or weekend classes that accommodate the working student. All programs and courses offer a balance of theory and practice.

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

Application: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All documents should be submitted electronically to HR@woodbury.edu and include (1) a current CV which lists the candidate’s educational and employment history and peer reviewed journal articles; (2) contact information for at least three references; and (3) a letter of interest that demonstrates AQ status and addresses other qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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

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

Reporting directly to the Director of Admissions, this position is responsible for managing the front line experience for the Admissions Office including answering the main Admissions Office phone number, greeting and welcoming Admissions visitors, management of the Admissions Office student workers, and the campus tour and visit program.

Responsibilities

  1. Hire, train, schedule and manage the Admissions Office student worker and tour guide student ambassadors in support of the Admissions Office enrollment goals. Assist in developing, providing training, and implementing a successful student worker program. Regularly observe and assess students and tours. Arrange training and development for student workers to support the Admissions Office. Setting the standard for exceptional customer service practices by providing outstanding service to all prospective students, enrolled students, and University constituents by greeting prospective students and their families upon arrival to campus.
  2. Responsible for covering the Admissions Office main phone number.
  3. Manage daily campus tour and visit requests / inquiries, providing potential visitors with additional information, scheduling assistance, and prompt follow-up. Responsible for communicating pre and post visit with all prospective student family visitors. Be able to conduct tours as needed for backup. Utilize CRM to coordinate on-campus visits. This includes scheduling the appointment that can encompass an admission interview and campus tour. It can also encompass a meeting with financial aid, meeting with academic department of interest, observing a class and lunch. This position will solidify and build a well-rounded campus visit schedule for each appointment.
  4. Build and send confirmation letters and emails to prospective students and their families who will be visiting the campus. Complete confirmation appointment phone calls prior to meetings to all necessary parties.
  5. Evaluate visit program success through frequent assessment; provide reports to Director of Admissions highlighting return on investment, successes, and recommendations for improvements.
  6. Maintain extensive data on visitor numbers, behavior, and populations using client relationship management tool.
  7. Liaison/back-up for the Office Assistants and Campus Receptionist (if needed) and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent desired.
  • 2-3 years administrative experience (higher-education experience preferred).
  • Consistently demonstrates excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to exercise judgment in order to shift priorities, organize multiple tasks simultaneously, and be able to work with minimal to no oversight.
  • Detail orientated and organized.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office suite (Word, PPT, Excel, etc.).
  • Complex reading and writing ability.
  • Able to learn new software quickly.

Application:

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

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

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

Under the direction of the Vice President for University Advancement, the Development Officer is responsible for planning and implementing a program of identification, cultivation, visitation and solicitation of individual major gifts and planned giving in support of Woodbury University fundraising initiatives

Responsibilities:

  1. Builds and manages a portfolio of 100-150 prospective donors for major gift commitments for identified Woodbury University fundraising objectives: to include identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Conducts twelve to fifteen field visits per month. Develops written engagement and solicitation strategies; moves prospective donors through the traditional cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship cycle recording actions in a moves management system.Support the Annual Gift program with her/his assigned prospects.
  2. Assists the entire University Advancement Office in its functions and coordination of activities, including coordinating with other University offices.
  3. Participates in the activities of committees and organizations to insure that appropriate development policies, procedures, and safeguards exist and function in the best interest of the University.
  4. Supervises assigned support staff providing evaluations and feedback for all areas of responsibility.
  5. Work with academic deans and program directors on special fundraising initiatives and activities.
  6. Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible and relevant fundraising experience at a university or comparable non-profit organization.
  • A track record of organizing successful fundraising programs and in soliciting and closing gifts.
  • Possess the knowledge and/or experience in all areas of University Advancement that will be overseen, including annual giving, planned gifts, corporate and university relations, research and prospect management, stewardship, and alumni and parent relations.
  • Inclusive, innovative, and a collaborative leader who thinks strategically and is results oriented.
  • Success in leading organizational change and ability to increase the effectiveness of a fundraising unit through established goals, objectives, tactics and individual and team performance standards to increase the success in cultivating and soliciting highly rated donors.
  • Ability to empower others and to encourage and support their success, and to actively participate in a comprehensive fundraising program with professionalism, sensitivity, respect and commendable personal integrity and ethical standards.
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of fundraising and ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle.
  • Problem-solving, research, and analytical skills.
  • Solid relationship-building skills and ability to interface effectively with internal and external constituents.
  • Able to articulate the case for support so that individuals buy into the vision, mission, and goals of the University and, with sufficient effectiveness, to secure gifts at assigned donor giving levels.
  • Ability to foster collaborative thinking and team building, and develop talent and successful performance with staff.
  • Willingness and ability to travel and to work an extended and varied schedule that frequently includes evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to work well as a part of a cooperative management team.

Application:  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All documents should be submitted electronically to HR@woodbury.edu and include: (1) a current CV which lists the candidate’s educational and employment history; (2) contact information for at least three references; and (3) a letter of interest, to:

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

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

Under general supervision of the Director of Admissions and in collaboration with the International Recruiters, the candidate provides counseling to all international students including academic and immigration advisement with a special emphasis on the impact of a wide variety of federal regulations affecting International students. Works directly with outside agencies to support the international students’ transition to Woodbury.

Responsibilities

  • Advocates for international student matters with all the Colleges and Agencies and other support services to support each student’s successful integration process to ensure speedy transcript review and I-20 completion.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to diverse cultural needs of students when providing advisement and services.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of immigration regulations and is required to utilize the information received from the International Recruiters to support all the international students’ transition.
  • Collaborates with other International staff to support orientation programming for international students at Woodbury. • Work closely with international student development to ensure good onboarding and continuing experience on campus.
  • Meet with local language (ESL) schools to discuss transfer options as students complete their programs.
  • Must be able to exercise independent judgment in carrying out daily tasks with accuracy on federal and state compliance matters.
  • Collaborates with Admissions Counselors and International Recruiters in support of the recruitment of international students through fairs, college visits, and other outreach assignments.
  • Optimize Hobson’s customer relations management system (CRM) for international recruitment.
  • Establishes and promotes a strong link between international recruitment activities and the Admissions Office.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position has travel requirements of approximately 20% of the time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent level of professional knowledge in counseling, international advising preferred.
  • Minimum three years of progressive, related experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM, preferably Hobson’s.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Bilingual skills.
  • High customer service values and exceptional level of professionalism.

Application:

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

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

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

Woodbury University’s School of Business seeks applicants for a full-time position in the Department of Marketing at the assistant or associate professor level starting August 2017.

Required:
Woodbury University’s School holds AACSB accreditation, which entails that candidates must meet AACSB’s standards of being Scholarly Academics (SA), which include an earned Ph.D. in Marketing (or have reasonable expectation of completing their degree by August 2017), active engagement in high quality research on marketing topics in relevant journals, presentations at national/international academic conferences, and a history of high quality teaching in marketing at both the undergraduate (BBA) and graduate (MBA) levels. In addition candidates must have the capability to be a faculty advisor/mentor, as well as being actively engaged in service to the School and University community.

Preferred:
Preference will be given to candidates with a record of high quality teaching and a strong interest in teaching undergraduate (BBA) and graduate (MBA) courses in Marketing Strategy and Marketing Research. Interest to teach undergraduate fashion marketing courses is also desirable.

The University:
Nestled between the Verdugo Mountains and Griffith Park, Woodbury University is located in Burbank, home of international film, television, animation, and post-production studios. Woodbury University is a student-centered and learning-centered institution dedicated to transforming and preparing students for successful careers in the twenty-first century. Founded in 1884, the small, private university (1,300 students) has developed a philosophy and environment that nurtures creativity and accomplishment with bachelor’s and master’s programs in business, architecture, design, media, and the liberal arts.

School of Business:
Operating from a new state-of-the-art building, the School enrolls 500 plus students in two degree programs. The BBA degree has a clear Management focus, but students can also major in Accounting, Marketing or Fashion Marketing. The MBA degree is available in evening or weekend classes that accommodate the working student. All programs and courses offer a balance of theory and practice.

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

Application:
Review of applications will remain open until the position is filled. Candidate must be eligible to work in the US. The application should include: (1) Letter of application detailing: a) interest in the position; b) research interests and accomplishments; c) teaching interests and experience; d) a teaching philosophy statement; and e) review of professional background. (2) Current curriculum vitae which clearly demonstrate the above mentioned requirements with special attention to meeting AACSB’s Scholarly Academic (SA) status. Please send all application materials by e-mail to HR@woodbury.edu.

Human Resources
Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Blvd Burbank, CA 91504-1052
HR@woodbury.edu
Fax – 818-767-7567

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

The position reports to the Vice President of IT. Candidate is responsible for campus-wide support of software and systems. Responsibilities include, operational support, systems upgrades, applications/systems evaluations and deployment and light programming. Via system analysis, design, programming and web development, report creation, and database queries and statistical analysis. The position is charged with the storage and retrieval of critical University data intended to enhance institutional strategic planning initiatives, policy formulation, administrative decision-making, marketing and accreditation. The Senior Programmer Analyst works with various constituencies across campus.
Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the overall administration, and support of the University ERP/SIS systems.
  2. Manage, develop, and support campus wide Microsoft Sharepoint sites. Work with various groups on campus to update contents. Manage and support University portal.
  3. Develop integration (ETL) between SIS database and all third party applications.
  4. Install SQL Server instance. Basic SQL Server Administration including security, backup, and restore.
  5. Provide technical support and training for functional users, and work closely with University staff, faculty, and students.
  6. Meet with functional users in understanding, analyzing, and improving their business processes and procedures.
  7. Manage applications contracts and maintain vendor relationships. Coordinate with vendors and resolve issues.
  8. Create SQL reports and work with end users on report specifications; create and run queries as needed, both scripted and ad hoc.
  9. Develop documentation for applications administration procedures.
  10. Maintain University data warehouse.
  11. Develop and maintain Emergency Alert system.
  12. Participate in campus wide technical projects as assigned.
  13. Provide monitoring and guidance in design and development to junior staff.
  14. Provide leadership in designing and developing innovative integrated solutions.
  15. Will support the maintenance and troubleshooting issues with the Hobsons-CRM. Will analyze and develop automated tools to aid the CRM.

Qualifications:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is required.
  2. A minimum of five years software development and systems analysis experiences. Experiences with software development life cycle and software/systems architecture best practices.
  3. Experience with the Ellucian PowerCampus Student Information System is highly desired or other ERP systems.
  4. Expertise should include: relational database design, programming, project management, report building, process analysis, and web page development.
  5. At least three years of progressively responsible experience programming, web page design and set up, and SQL database queries.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft .Net, C#, HTML, JavaScript, SQL Server Administration, PL/SQL, IIS, SSRS, SSIS, Moodle.
  7. At least three years of building complex electronic reports requiring relational database design experience. Statistical analysis experience is a plus.
  8. High expertise with information technology, along with the ability to communicate about those subjects to those with less or no expertise.
  9. Experience and familiarity with project management.
  10. Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the University.
  11. Ability to work collaboratively.
  12. Ability to facilitate group work.
  13. Strong oral, written communication skills, and sound interpersonal skills.

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

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

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

DUTIES INCLUDE:

Answers telephone and assists callers; responds to general information requests, receives and directs visitors, schedules appointments, assist with everyday office activities. Checks the general voicemail regularly, forwarding messages to appropriate staff members, types and prepares correspondence, memos, reports, and other documents using a computer; opens, sorts, and distributes mail, sets up, maintains, updates and organizes office records and files; files all materials promptly, photocopies correspondence, memos, reports and other documents; provides support to faculty, students, and staff; assists in special projects as necessary, orders, maintains, and distributes supplies, ensures the office equipment is in working order (copier, phones, printer, computers, Internet, etc.), keeps lobby and supply/copy room neat and orderly, may perform secretarial duties, takes minutes at meetings, prepares and arranges meetings and workshops, gathers information to be included in monthly newsletter, must be available to assist with unexpected needs as they arise, performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:

  • High School graduation or equivalent.
  • One-two years of secretarial experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Basic computer skills including knowledge of current word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Simple bookkeeping and record keeping methods and procedures.
  • Modern office methods and procedures.

Skill in:

  • Typing at a minimum of 45-50 wpm.
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Telephone communications.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Operate telephone, computer, and standard office equipment.
  • Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.]
  • Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis.
  • Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hands, and arms.

Applications: Are accepted and will remain on file until a temporary position becomes available at which time you will be called to obtain interest. Please submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications; resume; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references, to:

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

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

San Diego Campus

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

Role and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred and at least three years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities.
  • Must possess general knowledge of higher education markets.
  • Must have strong communication skills and must be able to work within a diverse community.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Must be committed to University goals and missions.
  • Results oriented and the ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and effectively, is essential.
  • Strong professional presentation skills with comfort presenting to large and small groups is necessary.
  • Computer proficiency required. Advanced knowledge of Excel and Word preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work nights/weekends as needed is required. Must possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a reliable means of transportation.

Application:

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

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

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