Resource Sharing Librarian -- Lyon College -- Batesville, AR

Lyon College is a dynamic, expanding institution seeking a full-time Resource Sharing Librarian to serve in its Mabee-Simpson Library (MSL). As the college expands into graduate education as well as the establishment of the first and only dental and veterinary schools in the state, the MSL will provide key services to students, staff, faculty, and community members.

Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Resource Sharing Librarian coordinates and supervises public services (including reference, interlibrary loan, and circulation services); conducts bibliographic instruction; manages the ContentDM-based Lyon College digital archives; and participates in collection development. This position also assists with the creation of online research guides, video tutorials, and conducts library outreach.

Required Qualifications: master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited post-secondary institution; exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; broad knowledge in all varieties of social media; and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.

Preferred Qualifications: work experience in an academic library; experience with all facets of interlibrary loan; acquaintance with and use of OCLC’s WorldShare integrated library system; a second master’s degree; and some experience with open educational resources (OERs).

The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. This is a twelve-month appointment. The salary range is $35,000 to $45,000, depending upon experience.

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 11,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area and named by USA Today as the best city to live in in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 600 undergraduate students from 29 states and 14 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.7. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three current references to Human Resources, P.O. Box 2317, Batesville, AR 72503-2317 or electronically to Review of the application will begin immediately.

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 federal or state law regarding equal employment opportunities. To learn more about Lyon College, go to

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