Part-Time Library Assistant


Lyon College invites applications for a part-time (20 hours per week) library assistant for the Mabee-Simpson Library. The successful candidate will be on duty in the evenings, primarily from 8 PM until midnight, Sundays through Thursdays during the academic year, with some work during the weekend. Summer schedules may include both evening and daytime shifts. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with regular circulation duties, assisting patrons with identifying and locating library resources, and providing supervision and support to student workers. Applicants must have good interpersonal and organizational skills and workplace experience. High school diploma required, associate degree preferred.

Lyon College 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 and named by USA Today as the best city in which to live in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 700 undergraduate students from 24 states and 15 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.5 and an average ACT composite of 24 and SAT score of 1117. 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 “PT Library 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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