The Board of Trustees for Life Pacific College announces a search for a person to fill the Office of College President. Life Pacific College is an institution of biblical higher education existing for the transformational development of students into leaders prepared to serve God in the Church, the workplace, and the world. The institution is a regionally accredited Christian, multi-major institution located in San Dimas, California, and will become Life Pacific University July 1, 2019. The school has a rich, Pentecostal heritage in preparing Christian leaders and is endorsed by the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel.
Qualifications for the presidential position include a successful history of leadership in higher education or a comparable field, an earned doctorate (preferred) in a relevant discipline; exemplary character, and strong personal faith. A comprehensive profile of the ideal candidate, job description, and explanation of the search process will be made available to interested persons.
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.