Life Pacific College has an immediate opening for a full-time Instruction Librarian – Spanish Language Resource Curator. Life Pacific College (University in 2019) is a regionally accredited (WSCUC), private Christian institution in the Pentecostal tradition with a strong biblical focus (ABHE Accredited). LPC is located in the beautiful city of San Dimas within Los Angeles County, California.
Interested parties are encouraged to apply. Visit us online at http://www.lifepacific.edu/job-postings to learn more about LPC and to apply.
The Instruction Librarian – Spanish Language Resource Curator position will spend equal time dedicated to English and Spanish resources and services. The librarian must be proactive, creative, and inventive. The librarian must be able to provide general and specialized reference services to both undergraduate and graduate students in multiple environments (on-campus & online) and be willing to work occasionally on evenings and weekends. The Librarian will be personal, detail oriented, communicate effectively, and able to work independently. The Librarian is responsible for the development of instructional units describing: library resources and their use, information literacy skills, and the proper use of library research guides. The Librarian is also responsible for translating existing instructional resources and developing new resources in support of Life Pacific’s Spanish language programs. The Instruction Librarian – Spanish Language Resource Curator will report directly to the Library Director.
The main purpose of the Instruction and Research Librarian position is: To support the fulfillment of the Library's mission – to create and sustain a first-class academic learning center that provides and promotes the use of information resources in support of the College mission and student goals – specifically through the creation and implementation of Instructional and Research Services in both English and Spanish, and by assisting the faculty of the school’s Spanish-language programs.
Provide In-class, Online, and In-Library Instruction and Research Services
Develop and perform library orientation instruction
Develop and maintain online library research guides
Integrate instructional material into the College’s online course management system.
Produce video tutorials
Manage LibGuide software
Identify and assess course assignments for research elements
Communicate with faculty about course assignments and research needs
Develop Spanish language collections and Information Literacy resources in support of existing and future Spanish language programs.
MLIS (Master of Library & Information Science), or MLIS candidate.
Knowledge and experience in instructional design and reference services.
Attention to detail; good proofreading skills; strong organizational ability.
Fluency in both English and Spanish.
Committed to the values of Life Pacific College as articulated in its Statement of Faith, and Conduct guidelines.
Familiarity with HTML, CSS, Microsoft Office, Moodle, Camtasia, and/or other programs useful for producing tutorials.
Willing to work flexible hours when needed.
Experience in training, scheduling, and supervising personnel.
About Life Pacific College
Recognized as a 2016 Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Life Pacific College is a private, evangelical Christian institution in San Dimas, California, (30 miles east of Los Angeles). Offering undergraduate, graduate and degree completion programs including Biblical Studies, Human Development & Psychology, Business Administration, Worship Arts & Media, Communications, and more, LPC is an institution of biblical higher learning existing for the transformational development of students into leaders prepared to serve God in the Church, the workplace, and the world.
Life Pacific College is the historic Bible College of the Foursquare Church. The College maintains a Pentecostal/Charismatic and Wesleyan-Arminian theological stance. Successful candidates must affirm the College’s Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the College.
The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Further, Life Pacific College initiates and cultivates a community that reflects our broader community in terms of ethnicity, color, culture, and gender. LPC is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Over 50% ...of the student population are students of color and approximately 60% of students are female. As such, women and those from other traditionally under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
Located in southern California in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, San Dimas sits along the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The city of 33,000 offers a blend of community amenities, wonderful parks and open space, as well as great recreational and community facilities. With easy access to the Pacific Ocean, downtown Los Angeles, and Anaheim, San Dimas keeps true to its western heritage with store fronts and wooden sidewalks. With affordable housing, San Dimas and the surrounding community provides an attractive location for raising families. Additional attractions nearby include the Irwindale Speedway, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena Museum of California Art, and the Los Angeles Zoo.