At Webster University in Tashkent, we take pride in our hand-picked faculty and staff who enable us to maintain a high standard of education and support for the people we serve – our students. We hire nationally and internationally, selecting candidates who will bring their unique experience, knowledge, and skills to our constantly growing body of faculty and staff.

We are currently accepting applications for the faculty and staff roles described below.

Open Positions

Position Title: Instructor of Film & Video Production

Type: Full-Time

How to apply: Submit your CV to this form 

Required qualifications and skills:

  1. Must be able to teach offline (on campus) at Webster Tashkent. Special arrangements may be made for international faculty moving to Uzbekistan for this assignment. Details on request.
  2. Master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of experience in the video production business is also required. Proven professional experience in video production is a must.
  3. English at a professional fluency is required.
  4. Must be capable of working autonomously in the areas of videography (camera or multi-camera with sync sound) using stabilizers (Ronin or other), 3-point lighting, and must be able to direct others in a larger crew is needed.
  5. Must be proficient in D.I.T. (digital image transfer), editing projects in Adobe Premiere, and AfterEffects.
  6. Integrate all video and audio components in the new video studio on campus; podcast & radio facilities.
  7. Be able to produce & direct a multi-camera shoot with several camera-persons, audio engineer, and video-switching engineer.
  8. Familiarity and production experience with the following equipment and systems:
    1. Sony cameras; 6500, 6600, A7Siii, FS5, FX6 (or the majority of these).
    2. Zoom Recorder H4N.
    3. Ronin, (DJI) Stabilizers, ability to learn Osmo, Manfroto & Moza.
    4. Adobe Suite, primarily Premiere, AfterEffects, Photoshop, Lightroom.
    5. Video Studio Configuration & Integration: Control Room Setup; Black Magic Multi-Camera Switcher; Wireless Headset operation (x6); Wireless Multi-camera Transmission; Audio Mixing & Microphone equipment; Basic Lighting setup.
    6. Familiarity with Windows workstations (primarily), but also Mac workstations, and cross platform translation.
    7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word; Excel; Outlook.

Courses to be taught:

  1. FTVP 1100 Produce and Direct
  2. FTVP 1200 Camera and Light
  3. FTVP 1300 Edit and Color
  4. FTVP 1400 Graphics and Effects
  5. EPMD 1000 Introduction to Media Production
  6. PHOTO 1010 Digital Basic Photography

Other courses may also be offered depending on the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Position Title: Graduate Admissions Coordinator

How to Apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu – include the position title in subject line

Breakdown of time:

50% – Equipment checkout (setting up WebCheckout system, managing distribution, and
tracking equipment)
25% – Support different labs throughout campus: Editing & Graphics Lab, Podcast/Radio
Studio, TV Studio
10% – Student workshops
10% – Provide production support for marketing/PR needs
5% – Other duties as assigned

About

This individual is responsible for checking out Media Center’s studio and editing facilities and field production equipment and receiving returned equipment, inspecting equipment, greeting visitors, answering inquiries, enforcing Media Center policies and procedures, supervising workstudy student employees, and routing incoming telephone calls. Will work with faculty and students. Experience with multiple camera formats (Video, Audio & Photo digital acquisition), knowledge of audio, animation and broadcast field production equipment. Will triage media equipment and determine if trouble reports are needed. Supervisory experience is recommended, as is a strong proficiency with Macintosh and PC computer systems, May be required to move and lift items up to 75 lbs. Reports to the Director or Media Center Equipment Manager.

Essential Duties

  • Oversees the distribution, maintenance, recordkeeping and application of audiovisual equipment and facilities.
  • Performs customer service duties such as greeting visitors, answering inquiries, screening telephone calls, and routing incoming telephone calls.
  • Appropriates media/studio equipment.
  • Interprets and enforces department policy including imposing equipment and department fines.
  • Takes initiative to deviate from department policy when appropriate.
  • Maintains accurate records using WebCheckout computerized reservation and inventory system.
  • Checks out and checks in equipment.
  • Determines access privileges.
  • Advises faculty and students and staff regarding concerns and complaints Audio Visual matters.
  • Opens and closes Media Center as necessary and welcomes visitors.
  • May assist in the delivery, set-up and/or operation of equipment in support of meetings, presentations.
  • Oversee students using the Editing & Graphic lab, Video Studio, and Podcast/Radio Studios.
  • Provide workshops to students on how to use technology and equipment.
  • Serve as an information source for organizational policies, procedures, and educational practices.
  • Translate documents as needed between English, Uzbek, and Russian.
  • Provide all interpretation as needed.
  • Other duties as needed.

Functional/Technical Skills

  • Broad knowledge of video and audio production equipment, practices and procedures.
  • Ability to operate all equipment used in the audiovisual field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in English language skills (English, Uzbek and Russian languages are required).
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, mailmerge functions).
  • Excellent human interaction skills that include working with a diverse and geographically dispersed student base.
  • Ability to effectively present information in a variety of modalities (online, webinars, face to face, group presentations, etc.).
  • Ability to work some evening and weekend hours.

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred but not required. At the least, some university courses or professional experience with video, audio, and digital film equipment, including lights and other production equipment. Some production and editing experience preferred.
  • 3+ years of production work.
  • International educational experience preferred.

Position Title: Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Department: Admissions

How to Apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu – include the position title in subject line

Breakdown of time:

30% – Partnership Development

25% – Graduate Admissions Team Management

20% – Event Management

15% – Communication Plan Management

10% - Contract management 

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the GR Admissions Officer, provide training as necessary
  • Make events in Slate and execute the set up and delivery of the GR recruitment events
  • Creating strategic partnerships with government and non-governmental organizations to promote enrollment growth
  • Manage the communication plan
  • Coordinate with Graduate Program Coordinators and WU Leadership on recruitment, admissions, and enrollment needs
  • Coordinate with Webster Tashkent teams and The Center for all marketing needs
  • Coordinate the contract process with The Center
  • Help launch new GR Programs by overseeing the recruitment process with new markets
  • Assist with Fergana and other Uzbekistan site recruitment as necessary
  • Serve as an information source for organizational policies and procedures
  • Translate documents as needed between English, Uzbek, and Russian
  • Provide all interpretation as needed
  • Other duties as needed

Functional/Technical Skills:

  • International visa regulations knowledge
  • English language skills (English, Uzbek and Russian languages are required)
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, mail-merge functions)
  • Excellent human interaction skills that include working with a diverse and geographically dispersed student base
  • Ability to effectively present information in a variety of modalities (online, webinars, face-to-face, group presentations, etc.)

Preferred Experience

  • MBA degree preferred, master’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 5+ years of sales and marketing experience.
  • International educational experience preferred.

Position Title: English for Mass Media Professionals (EPMM) Coordinator

Contract Type: Part-time

Department: WUT Administration, Fergana Campus

How to Apply: Submit a resume to fismatullaeva@webster.edu – include the position title in subject line

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting students: preparing applications, cooperating with marketing department, calling students
  • Coordinate the expansion of the program to a regional location
  • Organizing procedure of 3-step application process: application, MET, interview
  • Moderating between US Embassy, Webster University, EPMM teachers and students.
  • Solving EPMM teachers and issues related the program
  • Organizing Opening and Graduation ceremonies
  • Coordinate at least 1 guest speaker each session
  • Author a monthly report for University and Embassy leadership
  • Author a trimester newsletter that goes out to all constituents.
  • Notification students about news, master classes and sessions
  • Registering students to CX, cooperating with Head Office

Functional/Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • English language skills (English, Uzbek and Russian languages are required).
  • Excellent human interaction skills that include working with a diverse and geographically dispersed student base.
  • Ability to effectively present information in a variety of modalities (online, webinars, face to face, group presentations, etc.).

 

Position Title: English for Mass Media Professionals (EPMM) Instructor

Type: Part-Time

Number of open positions: 1

Duration: November 2021 – May 2022

Times: Weekday evenings

  • Twice weekly 2-hour lessons for intermediate group instructors

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit their letter of interest and CV/Resume with teaching history to EPMM Program Coordinator, Ms. Farida Murodova (fismatullaeva@webster.edu). Applications will be collected until November 8, 2021 and reviewed on a rolling basis. Only eligible candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Description:

The main aim of the English for Professionals in Mass Media program is to develop the professional knowledge and English skills of mass media professionals so that they may enter into and engage with the international media community, and thereby, to establish themselves as bridges of information between the citizenry of Uzbekistan and the international community. Integral to the success of this aim is that EPMM instructors’ deliver learner-centered lessons in the target language, facilitate interactive in-class activities, promote critical thinking and media literacy, and assist participants in understanding and developing projects in genres specific to mass media professions.

The English for Specific Purposes (ESP) curricula for the advanced and intermediate groups utilize a Project-Based Learning approach that focuses on exposing the participants to international media standards and practices through the exploration and development of projects in specific media genres and platforms. This includes news articles, op-eds, feature articles, podcasts, and video news segments.

The curriculum for the beginner group starts by focusing on basic English language development of the four macro skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) and eventually shifts to developing the participants’ language skills within the context of their work as mass media professionals. Finally, beginner participants should expect to complete short news articles in the target language.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop and/or adapt communicative, learner-centered lesson plans derived from an established curriculum
  • Create and manage interactive in-class activities (e.g. discussions and debates) that aid in achieving the lesson learning objective(s) while promoting critical inquiry
  • Manage classrooms, participants, and grades. This includes the following:
    • Provide a written list of classroom rules and expectations and explain them thoroughly
    • Explain instructions and communicate expectations clearly and with great detail for in-class activities, weekly tasks, and assessments
      • Provide written instructions for every assignment
      • Provide written instructions and rubrics for every major assessment
    • Evaluate participant work with valuable written feedback
    • Input grades in a timely manner
    • Answer participant and coordinator e-mails promptly and satisfactorily
  • Access and, if necessary, adapt authentic English language print and broadcast news samples that can assist participants in reaching lesson learning objectives
  • Keep participants engaged and motivated
  • Report regularly to the project coordinator and curriculum coordinator

Required Qualifications:

  • Must fall into one of the following two categories:
  1. A B.A. in an English-related subject and at least 4 years’ experience teaching English to university students and/or adults

OR

  1. An M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and 2 years’ experience teaching English to university students and/or adults
  • Must have an IELTS score of at least 6.0 for beginner instructor, at least 6.5 for intermediate instructor, and 7.0 for advanced instructor
  • Must be able to dedicate 4 to 5.5 hours of instruction and at least 8 to 10 hours of preparation and evaluation per week
  • Must have no professional or personal conflicts with an evening course schedule

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) or English for Specific Purposes (ESP) instructor at the university level or to adults
  • Experience teaching and assessing English writing at a high level (i.e., not just grammar)
  • Experience using a variety of digital educational technology including, but not limited to, Zoom, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office (Outlook, OneDrive), Google collaboration tools (Sheets, Forms, Docs)
  • Experience teaching with a Project-Based Learning approach
  • Familiarity with the Canvas learning management system
  • Experience producing and editing video and audio files
  • Familiarity with different journalistic and media genres and platforms including, but not limited to, news articles, op-eds, feature articles, TV news, radio news, and podcasts
  • Familiarity with the development of journalism as a historical and cultural phenomenon and the current issues affecting journalism and media

Required Soft Skills:

  • Self-starter
  • Open-minded learner
  • Strong communicator
  • Detail-oriented planner
  • Effective problem-solver

Position Title: Wellness Counselor

Department: Student Success, Tashkent Campus

How to Apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu – include the position title in subject line

General Statement of Duties:

Through leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, school counselors promote student success. They provide preventive services and respond to identified student needs in a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and social/emotional development. The Wellness Counselor can provide individual or group counseling, outreach, assessment, and emergency mental health services to Webster University students located at any of the Uzbekistan campuses. While primarily serving the undergraduate population at the Tashkent campus, this individual can also expect to work with graduate students at our partnership campuses (one in Tashkent and one in Samarkand). This position reports to the Deputy Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides psychological and emotional therapy to students via individual, group, couples, and family counseling. Provides counseling related to women’s issues. Responsibilities include: crisis intervention; on-call duty; working with culturally diverse populations (especially racial, sexual orientation, international); consultation with faculty, staff, and parents; design and delivery of psycho-educational workshops.
  • Be a resource for staff and faculty that may need psychological or emotional therapy.
  • Conducts in-services and skills-building workshops as needed. Provides follow-up interventions related to the work of the university committee on at-risk students. These responsibilities include planning and implementing student outreach activities in conjunction with other staff and arranging for students to receive appropriate support services.
  • Responds to emergency situations and works in conjunction with other University staff in dealing with student crises. Required to carry a cell phone and be on call 24 hours a day in case of emergencies. May require some evening and weekend hours.
  • Acts as a consultant to administrators regarding student mental health issues and problems.
  • Maintains confidential files and progress notes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional/Technical Skills:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology or related field from an accredited university
  • English language skills
  • International experience, preferably at a university
  • Excellent human relationship skills that include working with a diverse and geographically dispersed student population base
  • Ability to effectively present information in a variety of modalities (online, webinars, face-to-face, group presentations, etc.)
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, mail-merge functions)
  • Relevant experience working in university student services and retention is highly desirable.

Webster University in Tashkent is currently accepting applications for adjunct faculty in the following fields:

  • accounting
  • business
  • business law
  • computer programming
  • computer science
  • data analytics
  • economics
  • entrepreneurship
  • finance
  • information technology
  • international relations
  • journalism
  • management
  • marketing
  • media studies
  • psychology
  • public relations
  • sociology
  • statistics
  • sustainability studies

Teaching in Uzbekistan provides an opportunity to teach Uzbek students and their peers from Webster University's campuses in the US, Europe, and Asia. It also offers a unique research opportunity in Central Asia.

Webster University in Tashkent invites current Webster adjunct faculty applications across undergraduate and graduate programs.

Undergraduate: BS in Business Administration, BA in Economics, BA in Media Studies, BA in International Relations, BS in Management Information Systems.

Graduate: Master of Business Administration, MA in Education & Innovation, MA in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Conditions:

  • Candidates should be available to teach on-campus, remotely, in hybrid mode (on-campus synchronously with online students), and in a blended format: four weeks on campus in Uzbekistan, twelve weeks remotely for undergraduate programs; three weeks on campus, six weeks remotely for graduate programs.
  • Candidates should hold a doctorate in a related discipline and have a strong academic and professional record or a master's degree with substantial professional experience.
  • Duties for the position will include World Classroom and remote/hybrid training, undergraduate and graduate programs teaching, classroom readiness, student performance assessment, and participating in broader university service.
  • Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application, along with a curriculum vitae, using the link below. The search committee will begin reviewing applications as early as April 1, 2021.

Do not see a position for you, but still believe you would make a great Webster staff or faculty? Submit your CV or resume so we know you're out there!

 

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Webster University in Tashkent is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and educator. We value diversity among faculty, staff, and students, and we actively seek to hire and encourage applications from those who are less represented in academia, based on gender, ethnicity, national origin, disability, and/or other identity.

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At Webster University in Tashkent, we see ourselves as a global higher education institution located in Uzbekistan. We are happy to call this country our home, and it is part of our mission to contribute to its development. Consequently, we are committed to creating strong bonds with other universities and educational institutions, government, business, and private entities in Uzbekistan.

Our open extracurricular events, including lectures and workshops, are always open to public participation. We encourage our students, faculty, and staff to engage with our broader community, and to seek out opportunities for partnership or change.

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