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We strive to make MBKU a place where you will want to stay and build your professional career. Take the next steps and explore our current opportunities.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the candidate’s identity and work authorization consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. MBKU is an Equal Opportunity Employer whose policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disabled status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

Non-Discrimination Statement

MBKU is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and professionalism. In accordance with applicable federal and state laws, it is University policy to prevent the unlawful discrimination against students, applicants for admission, employees, applicants for employment and patients requesting treatment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The University also prohibits sexual harassment and harassment on any of the above bases (please refer to the Title IX page for more information).

Inquiries regarding the University’s equal opportunity policies should be directed to the Vice President for Student Affairs at studentaffairs@ketchum.edu for students and the Vice President for Human Resources at humanresources@ketchum.edu for employees.

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact the Office for Civil Rights for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1.800.421.3481.

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About MBKU

Located on a beautiful, seven-acre campus in Fullerton, California, Marshall B. Ketchum University is an independent, private, non-profit, accredited educational institution. Ketchum University is home to the Southern California College of Optometry, the School of PA Studies and College of Pharmacy. The university owns and operates two premier eye and vision care centers: Ketchum Health, located in Orange County and Los Angeles.

 

Marshall B. Ketchum University offers career opportunities that put you at the forefront of health care education. You'll be provided with learning and advancement opportunities, as well as a culture that recognizes the importance of fun, employee appreciation and a work-life balance. Our mission is to educate caring, inspired health care professionals who are prepared to deliver collaborative, patient-centric health care in an interprofessional environment. By joining our family, you can help us reimagine the future of health care education.

 

We are looking for the right people who can support our mission and core values of Accountability, Caring, Excellence, Innovation, Respect.

Join the MBKU Team

At MBKU, we offer an extensive benefits package for eligible* faculty, administrators and staff that includes comprehensive health insurance, retirement, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more to support employee wellbeing.

*Eligibility into the benefit plans is dependent upon your employment status. For specific questions regarding which benefits would apply to you, please contact Human Resources. 

Here’s an overview of what eligible employees will receive in addition to their paychecks:

Benefits of Working at MBKU
  • Medical – Choice of Three Different Plans (HMO (two options) or PPO/HSA)
  • Dental – Choice of HMO, Low PPO or High PPO
  • Sick Time
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care & Dependent Care
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Lunch & Learns
  • Health Fairs
  • Free On-Site Flu Shots
  • Free Eye Exams and Discounts on Designer Frames & Lenses 
  • Credit Union Membership

    Who says you can’t have fun at work? At MBKU, we strive to create a happy and collegial work environment. Our employees have an opportunity to enjoy fun events at work with their coworkers and family.

    • Anaheim Angels Baseball Game Outing with Family
    • MBKU Family Picnic
    • Family Movie Night
    • Holiday Events/Festivities: Thanksgiving, Halloween, Cinco de Mayo, St. Patrick’s Day, etc.
    • Holiday Luncheon

      MBKU will contribute 9% of your salary into a retirement account if you meet the criteria for entry into the plan

      • You can also contribute into a voluntary retirement plan up to the IRS maximum
      • Tuition reimbursement after the first year

        Depending on your employment status we offer the following:

        • Paid Time Off – Up to 5 days a year
        • Vacation Time – Up to 20 days a year depending on your years of service
        • Holidays – Depending on your work schedule, up to 14 days a year which includes a holiday recess between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day.

        We like to recognize our employees and show appreciation for their outstanding work and contribution to the university. We reward great talent with:

        • Annual Service Awards
        • Employee Appreciation Week
        • MBK-U SHINE Recognition Program
        • Doris Caldwell Staff Appreciation