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Instructional Librarian-- Fresno Pacific University

posted Jun 14, 2018, 11:19 AM by Lars Hagelin
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Department: Hiebert Library
Reports to: Director of Hiebert Library
Status: Non-Exempt
Time commitment: Full Time (11-month contract, payable over 12 months)
Start date: July 1, 2018, or as soon as a suitable candidate is discerned.


Fresno Pacific University seeks a full-time Instructional Librarian to develop, coordinate, and deliver face-to-face and online instructional programs in the Hiebert Library (11-month contract, payable over 12 months).

Successful candidates with a master’s in library/information science and a second master’s degree in a discipline taught by Fresno Pacific University will be hired as faculty (unranked, non-tenure). Successful candidates with only a single MLIS degree will be hired as staff (M.A. candidates will be considered).

  • Coordinate the library’s instruction program.
  • Design and teach in-person library and information literacy instruction.
  • Create web content designed to promote and facilitate information literacy.
  • Work with faculty to improve information literacy instruction across the university curriculum.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of library instruction efforts.
  • Other duties as required.

  • Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program. Second master’s degree in discipline offered by Fresno Pacific University (required for faculty status position; M.A. candidates will be considered).
  • Ability to independently plan, deliver, and assess library instruction programs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Knowledge of online library instruction platforms (such as LibGuides).
  • Demonstrated organizational capabilities, detail orientation, and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to interact with people in a warm, professional manner.
  • Ability to learn new technology.
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the University’s mission of Christ-centered teaching and learning and involvement in a local church.
  • Second master’s degree in discipline offered by Fresno Pacific University (required for faculty status position; M.A. candidates will be considered).
  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.

Dependent on qualifications and experience, and paid out over 12 months. Full-time benefits include insurance (medical, vision, dental, LTD), retirement (TIAA-CREF), Section 125 options.


Send a letter of application, a completed faculty application form (including personal statements), curriculum vita, three letters of reference (including one pastoral), and transcripts or placement file to: Kevin Enns-Rempel
Director of Hiebert Library
Fresno Pacific University
1717 S. Chestnut Avenue, Box 2300
Fresno, CA 93702
OR email