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: Rector, Webster University Uzbekistan

Type: Full Time

How to apply: Detailed description

Job description summary:

The Rector of Webster University – Uzbekistan serves as the senior executive officer of Webster University operations in the Republic of Uzbekistan, providing overall leadership and tactical operations aligned with the university’s mission and vision and the directives of the Office of Global Campuses and the Vice President of Academic Affairs. The Rector is responsible for strategic planning, academic development, enrollment enhancement, fiscal management, campus administration, campus life, personnel, local brand management, and relations with government, business, education, and nonprofit sectors.    
 
Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is a private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world.  Webster University’s global locations include Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, Greece, Ghana, China, and Uzbekistan with   American-style traditional campuses.

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Position Title: Undergraduate Advisor

Type: Full Time

Department: Department of Academic Affairs

How to apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu and include the job title in the subject line

Job description:

As an undergraduate advisor, this position serves as the Advising Officer of the Tashkent campus and reports to the Vice-Rector for Academics. Advisors provide high-quality academic advising to Webster University students. Advisors assist students in the creation of educational plans that promote student success, align with the student’s academic and career goals, and follow academic curriculum requirements. Advisors are expected to understand, interpret, and communicate academic policy and procedure, to both students, and colleagues across the institution. Proactive advising approaches focused on student retention and completion are integral and advisors may engage in intrusive advising and continuous follow-up to at-risk students. By building relationships with academic units and other academic/student development partners, advisors can guide and refer students to appropriate resources. Advisors obtain and share knowledge across multiple disciplines. Advisors are responsible to their students, their institution, their professional practice, for involving others, to higher education, and to themselves.

The mission of advising is to empower students to achieve their academic and professional goals while providing comprehensive advising tools and resources to the Webster University community. The Advisor is responsible for academic advising matters; the focus and pertinence of this work is on academic quality and student success.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in coordinating undergraduate scheduling, advising, and registration, including through the usage of all applicable University systems, such as CX/CARS, Starfish and Qualtrics, and through the registrar, program leaders, and others applicable in academic affairs.
  • Monitor and participate in recruitment, registration, and retention initiatives, activities, and reports relative to data driven decision-making.
  • Assist in ensuring undergraduate academic policies and procedures.
  • Assist with student academic performance, progression, and success, including warnings, probations, dismissals, and reinstatements.
  • Assist in undergraduate faculty and student success training and development workshops/meetings, including orientations, registration and admit days.
  • Provide accurate academic advising to students, both in person, virtually and in all communications, including entering student schedules/changes into CX.
  • Develop broad skills that apply to all applicable undergraduate programs, but may be assigned to a specific program or school/college.
  • Assist students in developing educational plans that are consistent with academic and professional goals of student.
  • Provide students with accurate information about academic progression and degree

Requirements:

  • Teach advisees skills and knowledge to promote student retention and success.
  • Assist students in overcoming educational concerns and seeking educational opportunities.
  • Help students access campus resources that will increase academic success and refer students to appropriate campus resources, including globally and digitally.
  • Assist in evaluation and determining student transfer of credits.
  • Review, collect, and utilize data about student academic and educational needs, performance, retention, completion, and concerns.
  • Acquire and share knowledge across multiple academic disciplines, including GCP and ESL.
  • Understand, interpret, and communicate undergraduate academic and programmatic policy and procedure.
  • Collaborate with faculty and other service units across campus and serve as a resource for other advisors, faculty, and university colleagues; particularly in academic affairs.
  • Engage in career advising and coordination with career development.
  • Participate in events as well as the recruitment activities.
  • Contribute to the vision of Webster University and Academic Advising.
  • Understand and attention to student development and relevant theories.
  • Assist the Vice-Rector of Academics relative to other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: Preferred

  • Advanced degree (master's)
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain supportive internal relationships with Webster team, and the various constituents of Webster University Tashkent
  • Ability to work collaboratively on shared strategic goals with academic and administrative leaders.
  • Experience in international higher education, including overseeing degree-granting locations abroad.
  • Commitment to high quality, innovative, S.-style student-centered learning and to providing students with transformative education for individual excellence and global citizenship.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion and demonstrated ability to work successfully in a diverse, multi-cultural, complex international organization
  • Excellent communication skills, including public speaking, persuasive speaking, and presentation skills; ability to advocate for Webster University, its students, faculty, and programs.
  • Fluency in English (required)
  • Must possess or be able to obtain employment credentials required to work in Uzbekistan.

Position Title: Student Affairs Officer

Type: Full Time

Department: Department of Student Services

How to apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu and include the job title in the subject line

Job description summary:

Webster University in Tashkent is growing, and we have an exciting opportunity for a student-centric professional. In the last 3 years, the university’s student body has grown from 200 to 1,800, and this fall we strive to reach 2,400 students. With this growth, we are expanding our Student Affairs Department with an additional officer. 

This individual will work directly with students to increase engagement, cultivate an inclusive, American-style environment, and focus on retention with high-contact activities. In addition to supporting main university events and co-curricular activities, this individual will be the main point of contact for the Student Government Association and student clubs. They will mentor SGA on leadership skills, review events for campus fit, ensure proper timelines are met, and assist with interpreting and explaining university policies. They will also work with the student club leadership teams to assist them with their activities.

This individual should be motivating, inspiring and student-centric. They will report to the Student Affairs Coordinator. 

Primary duties:

  • Assist the Student Affairs Office in order to achieve its mission of creating an inclusive, American-style environment with co-curricular activities that are of interest to all students.
  • Be an innovative and pro-active force on campus to engage and retain students.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for Student Government Association and student clubs.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of student recognition programs.
  • Collaborate with campus partners (Student Housing, Wellness, academic departments, etc.) to offer student leadership development workshops and trainings.
  • Plan and execute the SGA Spring Officer Elections.
  • Assist with SGA sponsored events and programs.
  • Establish, interpret, and monitor policies and procedures related to campus programming. Act as a resource to explain policies to Webster community of staff, faculty and students.
  • Utilize new technology to engage with students.
  • Provide regular reports of on student behavior to campus leadership.
  • Assist other departments and campuses with key student retention efforts, including but not limited to, phone calling campaigns.
  • Assist in the execution of campus-wide events, such as New Student Onboarding, Spirit Week, faculty workshops, and other activities throughout the year.
  • Serve on University committees or task forces as requested or needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and knowledge:

  • Strong O365 Skills, including Excel
  • Strong understanding of student development theory
  • Ability to motivate, influence, and develop student leaders
  • Above average event management skills, including project management, event execution, setting and maintaining budgets, and report
  • Above average empathy skills
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Belief in the university values of students-first, learning, diversity and inclusion, and global citizenship

Position requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong command of the English Language (IELTS 6.5+)
  • International education experience
  • Demonstrated student leadership experience
  • Previous experience serving on a student board or governance body

Position Title: Human Resources Manager

Type: Full Time

Department: Human Resources

How to apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu and include the job title in the subject line

General Statement of Duties:

The HR Manager will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the HR department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand and develop the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs, including but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for workforce planning, hiring, and talent management.
  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization’s human resource information systems.
  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Develops and implements departmental budget.
  • Facilities professional development, training, and certification activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications For Appointment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and its employees.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of Uzbekistan employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least five years of human resource management experience required.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred.

Position Title: Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator

Type: Full Time

Department: Undergraduate Admissions

Number of positions: 1

How to apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu and include the job title in the subject line

Breakdown of time:

Partnership Development – 30%

Undergraduate Admissions Team Management – 25%

Event Management – 20%

Communication Plan Management – 15%

Contract Process – 10%

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the undergraduate admissions office, provide training as necessary.
  • Make events in Slate and execute the set up and delivery of the underraduate recruitment events.
  • Creating strategic partnerships with government and non-governmental organizations to promote enrollment growth.
  • Manage the communication plan.
  • Coordinate with undergraduate 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 undergraduate programs by overseeing the recruitment process with new markets.
  • Assist with Uzbekistan and regional 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 required.
  • 5+ years of sales and marketing experience
  • International educational experience preferred

Position Title: Undergraduate Admissions Officer

Type: Full Time

Department: Undergraduate Admissions

How to apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu and include the job title in the subject line

Breakdown of time:

Undergraduate Admissions Application Management – 65%

Event Support – 25%

Administrative duties – 10%

Essential Duties:

  • Admissions officer for undergraduate programs; additional programs will be added to this individual’s workload as they are added to the university’s profile.
  • Recruits prospective students by arranging and visiting universities, businesses, governmental organizations, or fairs.
  • Translates international students’ academic profile for admission into the University; notifies home campus when files are ready for admissions decision.
  • Facilitates University campus visits.
  • Conducts follow-up contacts with prospective students; assist students with questions regarding admissions policies, procedures, and University programs.
  • Assists with undergraduate student recruitment events such as monthly open houses.
  • Assists with undergraduate student onboarding events such as Admit Day or new student orientation.
  • Maintains favorable liaison with university personnel at St. Louis, MO, in Tashkent, and throughout Uzbekistan.
  • Stays abreast of University programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional/Technical Skills:

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in business
  • 1-2+ years of sales and marketing experience
  • Experience with a CRM Database preferred, but not required
  • International educational experience preferred

Position Title: Graduate Admissions Officer

Type: Full Time

Department: Graduate Admissions

How to apply: Submit a resume to uzcareers@webster.edu and include the job title in the subject line

Breakdown of time:

Graduate Admissions Application Management – 65%

Event Support – 25%

Administrative duties – 10%

Essential Duties:

  • Admissions officer for graduate programs, initially focusing on MBA, MA TESOL,, and MA EDIN. Additional programs will be added to this individual’s workload as they are added to the university’s profile.
  • Recruits prospective students by arranging and visiting universities, businesses, governmental organizations, or fairs.
  • Translates international students’ academic profile for admission into the University; notifies home campus when files are ready for admissions decision.
  • Facilitates University campus visits.
  • Conducts follow-up contacts with prospective students; assist students with questions regarding admissions policies, procedures, and University programs.
  • Assists with graduate student recruitment events such as monthly open houses
  • Assists with graduate student onboarding events such as Admit Day or new student orientation
  • Maintains favorable liaison with university personnel at St. Louis, MO, in Tashkent, and throughout Uzbekistan
  • Stays abreast of University programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional/Technical Skills:

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in business
  • 1-2+ years of sales and marketing experience
  • Experience with a CRM Database preferred, but not required
  • International educational experience preferred

Position Title: Technical Support Administrator

Type: Full Time

How to apply: Email your CV to ramziddinartikov@webster.edu 

General statement of duties:

As a member of the IT Support Operations team, this position’s focus will be on providing technical support and administration via multiple incoming channels, including phone, email, queue and virtual/web. This position will provide advanced level support and resolution to issues spanning account & access management, Office 365 administration, individual software distribution and non-hardware break/fix troubleshooting and resolution. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Triage and troubleshooting of trouble tickets and completion of common service requests including account and access management to IT systems.
  • Investigate and mitigate end-user, security related alerts such as virus, malware, and reported phishing emails.
  • Ensure that tickets are routed to the appropriate teams and are being addressed in a timely manner.
  • Provide Tier 1 and 2 technical support for academic and business units.
  • Provide services related to software distribution and non-hardware break/fix.
  • Analyze, diagnose and resolve issues on a number of other topics, including phone, wireless, VPN, software and access to business applications
  • Create, maintain and update documentation in knowledge base for IT and end user audiences.
  • Be an advocate for business unit IT personnel and end-users through observation of issues and requests to recommend improvements and fixes to IT systems.
  • Coordinate escalation of more complex trouble tickets and service requests to other IT experts within the team or business units.
  • Assist with performing IT system reviews as directed by manager.
  • Uphold IT policies, security and other IT best practices at all times.
  • Follow organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assists other IT staff members with tickets, projects and queue management as needed
  • Supports IT efforts to adopt and implement service management best practices
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Assistance in technology support of campus events and projects

Qualifications for appointment

Functional/technical skills:

  • Demonstrated excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Experience supporting end users both in-person and remotely
  • Experience using a ticketing system to manage support requests
  • Experience with both Windows and Mac platforms
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft technologies such as Windows Client and Server OS, Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, Office suite, etc.
  • Basic understanding of networking, both physical and protocols such as IP, DHCP, DNS, FTP, VPN, SMB, HTTPS, Remote Desktop, VDI, etc.
  • Understanding of NTFS permissions and best practices
  • Experience supporting office hardware (desktop, laptop, printer, etc.)
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Customer-oriented and even-tempered
  • Highly professional and trustworthy team player
  • Ability to learn new skills from others and on your own
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and protection of sensitive data and adherence to all security regulations
  • Proficiency in English
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Ability to use remote management tools such as LANDesk, Intune, Casper.

Requisite experience:

  • Minimum of three years in a position focused on customer service and technical support and/or in the IT field
  • Experience working with students, staff, and faculty in an educational (higher-educational) setting preferred
  • Familiarity with Office 365 Administration and Azure Active Directory preferred
  • Experience writing documentation is a plus
  • Understanding of IT Security Best Practices
  • Move to Work Environment and Physical Requirements? Ability to lift up to 75lbs occasionally, transport computer equipment within an office setting, work on the floor or under desks, or climb a ladder carrying up to 20 lbs if/as needed

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 DIT (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 and Integration: Control Room Setup; Black Magic Multi-Camera Switcher; Wireless Headset operation (x6); Wireless Multi-camera Transmission; Audio Mixing and 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.

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. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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

 

Webster Tashkent staff team photo showing a very diverse group of all nationalities, ages, etc.

Diversity and Inclusion

Webster Tashkent staff team photo showing a very diverse group of all nationalities, ages, etc.

Join Our Team

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.

Social Responsibility

At Webster University in Tashkent, we are 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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Global opportunities

Walker Global Hybrid Courses provide students with a unique international experience through a focused online course plus a one-week international trip to locations such as Brazil, China, and Greece.