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.

This position is responsible for the following; assist in the preparation of a recruitment plan and strategy that has the support of the senior administration, attend selected recruitment fairs and exhibitions based on the approved strategy, develop an agent/agency network, manage agent/agency relations, optimize Hobson’s Customer Relations Management system (CRM) for international recruitment, other more sophisticated methods exist to track and continue contact with inquiries), attend recruitment tours and expos, meet with guidance counselors at overseas high schools, meet with domestic community college guidance counselors to promote Woodbury University to international transfer students, attend community college fairs to recruit international students (e.g. Florida, Latin America, and Texas), advise prospective international students, work closely with University Admissions to ensure speedy transcript review and I-20 completion, work closely with student development to ensure good experience on campus, attend national and international meetings and conferences, build relationships with overseas institutions for potential transfer, explore 2+2, 1+2+1, and other joint programs with overseas institutions, meet with local language (ESL) schools to discuss transfer options as students complete their programs.

Responsibilities:
  • Attends 2-3 ICEF Expos (Miami) – the goal: 50-75 quality agents/agencies signed to work on behalf of Woodbury.
  • Attends the annual NAFSA meeting to meet with potential partner schools, vendors, and agents/agencies. This meeting offers an opportunity to get marketing ideas and assess the competition.
  • Attends three regional recruitment tours, main focus on Latin America, Texas, and Florida.
  • Attends EducationUSA Forum (Washington, DC) to learn about the interests of students worldwide and to make contact with U.S. government officials in global regions who can promote Woodbury.
  • Creates an agent/agency database based on ICEF-generated agreements.
  • Engages in agent management process – regular contact with agents to build relationships and keep Woodbury top-of-the-mind.
  • Creates a basic CRM plan to communicate with prospective students.
  • Develops a prospective student database.
  • Go “back to basics” – Recruiter goes on tours, displays at expos, and attends fairs to meet students, parents, agents, government officials.
  • Establishes the Woodbury brand overseas among influencers and decision-makers, e.g. U.S. government officials, agents/agencies, high school counselors, etc.
  • Establishes a strong link between recruitment activities and the Admissions unit.
  • Promotes Woodbury’s unique programs – art, design, architecture, etc. and MBA.
  • Position has travel requirements of approximately 60% of the time.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent level of professional knowledge in Marketing, Communication, or other relevant degree, plus three years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM, preferably Hobsons
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Bilingual skills; Spanish required
  • Must be a self-starter and enjoy challenges
  • High customer service values and exceptional level of professionalism
  • Works with/around and has verbal contact with others. Remote employees will be expected to ensure the protection of proprietary University and customer (student, prospects, etc.) information accessible from their home or satellite office. Steps include, but are not limited to, use of locked file cabinets and desks, regular password maintenance, and any other steps appropriate for the job and the environment. The employee will establish an appropriate work environment within their home for work purposes.  Woodbury University will not be responsible for costs associated with initial setup of the employee’s home office such as remodeling, furniture or lighting, nor for repairs or modifications to the home office space.

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.

The position reports to the Associate Director of 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 temporary position serves as a member of a dynamic professional team. Evening and weekend work required due to extensive recruitment travel.

Responsibilities

  • Participates in development of recruiting strategy, including the selection of feeder schools.
  • Organizes and attends high school/college visits to recruit prospective students. Attends in and out of state recruitment events and is responsible for making own travel arrangements.
  • Establishes and maintain relationships and collaborations with high schools, community colleges, universities, language schools, corporate organizations, local cities and other constituents to increase the enrollment of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Conducts classroom and group presentations at high schools, community colleges, language schools, corporate organizations and local cities.
  • Inputs prospective student data into data management system.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience in Admissions and Recruitment in Higher Education is highly preferred.
  • Customer service, sales or marketing experience with personal interaction is highly preferred.
  • Must possess general knowledge of higher education markets.
  • Great organizational skills and planning.
  • Must be able to work with all levels at Woodbury University and be committed to its mission.
  • Must be results oriented and have the ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Must possess a relatively high level of communication skills and interpersonal skills with high energy.
  • Must have strong professional presentation skills and be comfortable presenting to small and large groups.
  • Computer proficient with advanced knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Prefer good knowledge of enrollment management software(s) (Hobsons and PowerCampus).
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively.
  • Possess valid drivers license, proof of insurance, and reliable means of transportation.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and able to work in a fast paced environment.

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.

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. 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.

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.