Financial Aid Assistant


Lyon College invites applications for a part-time, no more than 25 hours per week Financial Aid Assistant for the Financial Aid Office. The financial aid assistant assists with requests for and collection of data and documents for FAFSA verification, assembles and mails award letters to students, communicates financial aid packages to admission counselors and coaches, assists with loan entrance counseling, and performs other customary clerical and secretarial duties as assigned. Applicants must have good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Applicants should also have a working knowledge of spreadsheets and the ability to learn other software applications. Associate degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred.

Lyon College is a private, selective liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area. The College currently enrolls almost 700 undergraduate students from 28 states and 15 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.5 and an average ACT composite of 25. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Mr. Donald R. Taylor, Director of Human Resources, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501 or electronically to with “Financial Aid Assistant” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To learn more about Lyon College go to

Lyon College does not discriminate with respect to the hiring of applicants or with respect to the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. It is the continuing policy of Lyon College to comply with any applicable state and federal law regarding equal employment opportunities.

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