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: Undergraduate Advisor

Type: Full Time

Department: Department of Academic Affairs

Number of positions: 1

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: Marketing and PR Officer

Type: Full Time

Department: Department of Marketing

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

Summary

This position is responsible for the daily operations of Webster University in Tashkent’s Marketing and Communications department, including staff management, vendor relations, budget, and overall marketing and communication plans. Requires close working relationship with WUT’s senior and mid-level leadership, vendors, media and community members.

Primary Duties Performed

  • Develop and lead the execution of the marketing strategy for the campus.
  • Increasing brand awareness.
  • Overseeing branding, advertising, and promotional campaigns.
  • Establish positioning, identify target audiences, and develop marketing plans with specific objectives across different channels and segments.
  • Analyze customer insights, consumer trends, market analysis, and marketing best practices to build successful strategies.
  • Create, maintain, and conduct analytics reporting across multiple platforms and extract key insights for future campaign development and go-to-market strategies, complete with formal proposals and recommendations on tactics.
  • Active participation in building recruitment strategy and attending recruitment events in regions.
  • Assists and advises members of the University community regarding public relations issues; assists administrative officers in planning and formulating policies, strategies, and responses relative to institutional issues and crisis management.
  • Provides public relations information to the University community and its constituencies; plans and directs the development and communication of information designed to keep the public informed of University's programs, accomplishments, or points of view.
  • Supervises the production, delivery, distribution and payment of University publications such as University catalogs, printed program brochures, news and other media reports.
  • Writes, edits, reviews, and approves public relations materials including news releases, articles, speeches, and online information services; develops marketing and public relations materials for designated University client departments.
  • Designs, writes scripts, and oversees production of audio/video and/or printed promotional and public affairs materials; may supervise production budgets.
  • Plans, develops, and/or coordinates the production of University publications.
  • Coordinates public outreach programs; develops and deliver presentations.
  • Leads and guides the work of other marketing staff, as appropriate.
  • Participates as appropriate in the planning, development, and/or implementation of web-based and other emerging communication technologies, methods, resources, concepts, and standards, within overall goals and parameters set by senior management.
  • Coordinates and facilitates on-site publicity activities and related services, which may include photographic services.
  • Assists with major University events, such as commencement.
  • Provide back-up social media support.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong O365 Skills, including Excel
  • Strong understanding of communication platforms, such as Constant Contact, Hootsuite, and social media
  • Ability to motivate, influence, and inform students
  • Belief in the University values of students-first, learning, diversity and inclusion, and global citizenship

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred
  • Exceptional command of the English Language (IELTS 7+)
  • Fluency in the Uzbek language (written and communications skills)
  • International education experience
  • Demonstrated student leadership experience
  • Progressively responsible experience in marketing, media, or public relations field

Position Title: Digital Content Specialist and Community Manager

Type: Full Time

Department: Department of Marketing

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

General Statement of Duties

The Digital Content Specialist will create, build and optimize content across multiple channels with a goal of maximizing user engagement. This individual knows how to leverage different forms of content, enjoys helping others tell their stories and is passionate about content and building communities across multiple platforms. Working closely and reporting to the Public Relations Executive, this person is an integral member of the marketing team for WUT and is responsible for digital marketing, website content development, writing news articles, and marketing various educational initiatives. The ideal candidate has an engaging presentation style, advanced English language skills, and strong production skills. This person must be able to occasionally work in the evenings.

Summary of Duties

  • 35% social media communication
  • 20% social media content development
  • 25% video production
  • 10% photo shooting/editing
  • 10% other

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage a shared content calendar to foster collaboration and showcase all content topics in one place.
  • Manage content creation activities for multiple channels including websites, blog, social media channels, mobile apps and e-newsletters.
  • Lead efforts to identify new content/communication opportunities, re-purpose existing content, and recommend creative ways to provide more meaningful user experiences and efficient processes.
  • Perform day-to-day website updates, work with translators on multilingual content, and recommend enhancements to support marketing strategy and optimize customer experience.
  • Manage digital/social media campaign execution schedules and tasks. Track and measure the success of campaigns by using reporting and analytics.
  • Write and edit clear, search engine optimized copy and video scripts.
  • Manage digital asset strategy, focusing on how digital assets are stored and managed for the future and used to feed respective channels.
  • Checking social and digital accounts daily for alerts and mentions, responding accordingly. Connecting followers with appropriate University staff with courteous, informed, professional engagement.
  • Meeting with the Student Services Teams to ideate and define creative, marketing, and content goals.
  • Developing content strategies to effectively reach the desired target audience and marketing goals.

Qualifications for Appointment

Functional/technical skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Advanced English language skills to allow for excellent written and verbal communication.
  • International experience, preferably at a university.
  • Advanced skills in Uzbek.
  • Russian language skills preferred.
  • Creative, motivated, self-starter that can work independently, but function as part of a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proficient in digital content production, content proofing and editing, SEM/SEO strategies, general web design and social media trends and best practices.
  • Demonstrated success of social/digital content campaigns and programs that have helped drive growth and customer acquisition.
  • Possesses a passion for storytelling and community building through written and visual communication.
  • Creative thinker with an ability to generate interesting ideas for new content.
  • Excellent project management skills required to organize and prioritize multiple projects and schedule and manage outside vendors and their deliverables.
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to new technologies.
  • Desire to evaluate and test new tools, resources, and strategies in order to increase efficiency and success.
  • Experience with content management systems and marketing automation platforms.
  • Good knowledge of content and layout design tools such as Adobe InCopy, InDesign, Photoshop and the ability to create/edit short video contents.
  • Proofreading and editing content before publishing.

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: 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: Instructor of Film and 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 and radio facilities.
  7. Be able to produce and 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 and 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

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.