Reference & Instruction Librarian for Theology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology 

Loyola Marymount University seeks a user-oriented public services librarian to serve in the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology.

Reporting to the Head of Reference & Instruction, the Reference & Instruction Librarian for Theology provides high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU Community, with a particular emphasis on LMU’s Theological Studies and related programs. The successful candidate must have a degree, background, or interest in Theology or a related field and be willing to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities. This librarian serves as the lead provider of information literacy instruction and web-based research material in support of undergraduate and graduate students in Theological Studies and related programs. Additionally, this librarian works on the Information Desk, participates in virtual reference, and assists with Reference Department projects, assessment, and decision-making.

The William H. Hannon Library ( opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. The Hannon Library was the recipient of the 2021 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in the university category. We share the university’s commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. We invite women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming people, people living with disabilities, and/or individuals with other diverse life experiences and beliefs to apply. Please read more about the library’s commitment to DEIA and our efforts at:

The salary range for this position is $68,000-$80,000, depending on experience and qualifications. For more information about the position, please contact: Susan Archambault / Head of Reference & Instruction Services / / 310.338.7680. To apply, visit:—Instruction-Librarian-for-Theology_R3952. To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials by August 31, 2022.