Life Pacific University
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Recognized as a 2016, 2017, & 2019 Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Life Pacific University 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, LPU 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 University has sent out more than 27,000 leaders into nearly 140 countries worldwide, educating students since 1923. Our mission continues! We invite you to apply for any LPU employment opportunity for which you are qualified.
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.
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at LPU. Applications submitted are automatically routed to the Human Resources and hiring department. Questions may be directed to Heidi Bonadie at email@example.com. Review of applications continue until positions are filled and applications are retained for future consideration for one year from date submitted. Applications must be completed in one sitting, so be sure to note any supplemental attachments required and allow adequate time to complete before beginning an application.
LPU Students comprise an integral part of the institutions workforce. Applications submitted are automatically routed to the Human Resources and hiring departments. Questions may be directed to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be completed in one sitting, so be sure to note any supplemental attachments required and allow adequate time to complete before beginning an application.
After reviewing the job description, interested candidates may submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy to the faculty search committee via email to: email@example.com. If qualifications meet the department’s needs, the Academics Office will invite candidates to complete an online application.
Adjunct Faculty Pool
The college invites applications from highly qualified individuals for our adjunct pool. While openings for theological and professional ministry adjunct faculty do occur from time to time, most available positions are in general studies, science, and math disciplines. Qualified candidates enjoy teaching undergraduate students and understand the uniqueness of our specialized college setting.
Adjunct instructors and professors are drawn from an applicant pool as the need arises, and are assigned one-semester or one-term (intensive course) contracts. Candidates for the professor position must possess an accredited Master’s degree in the appropriate field; a doctoral degree is highly desirable. Candidates for the instructor position must establish verifiable eminence in their relevant field and hold an accredited Bachelor’s degree. Instructor positions are only utilized when a professor candidate is not available for the course.
Previous teaching experience is generally required.
- Curriculum vitae or resume.
- A brief philosophy of Christian higher education (1 page).
- A statement describing why you are applying to teach at Life Pacific University (1/2 page).
- A statement describing your Christian testimony.
- Describe how you’ve worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous positions — as a graduate student or a professor — and how you plan to continue to do so once on our campus.
Applications cannot be paused or saved, so be sure to prepare required attachments before beginning the online application. Official transcripts, will be requested from selected applicants only. Once submitted, applications will automatically route to the Academics Office. Questions may be directed to Tannise Collymore at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications continue until positions are filled and applications are retained for future consideration for two years from date submitted. Applications must be completed in one sitting, so be sure to note any supplemental attachments required and allow adequate time to complete before beginning an application.
LIFE PACIFIC’S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY IN HIRING
No person shall be denied employment at Life Pacific University on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected classification, except as may be permitted by law. The college proactively seeks and encourages women and minority applicants.
Life Pacific University (LPU) initiates and cultivates a community that reflects our broader community in terms of ethnicity, color, culture, and gender. LPU is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Over 50% of the student population are students of color and approximately 60% of students are female.
Candidates must be Christian believers holding a Pentecostal/charismatic perspective and will be required to adhere to the College’s statement of faith and mission.