Open Ministry Opportunities

Ministry Opportunity Details

  Expiration Date: 7/31/2013

Name of Church or Agency:   Lyon College
2300 Highland Road 
Batesville,  AR  72501
Denomination:   PC (USA)
Governing Body:  
Phone:   870-307-7327
Available Position:   College Chaplain
Position Type:   Ordained
Position Focus:   Directs campus ministry program
Ministry Experience:   First Call Position
Employment Status:   Full Time

Contact Information

Contact Name:   Clarinda Foote
Contact Phone:   870-307-7327
Contact Address:   PO Box 2317
Batesville, AR 72503
Contact Email:
Role in Position Search:   Director of Human Resources

Ministry Opportunity Description


College Chaplain

Lyon College seeks a dynamic person to serve as College Chaplain. The Chaplain develops and leads the campus ministry program, serves as pastor to students, staff, and faculty, persistently works to strengthen the spiritual life of the campus, functions as a liaison between the College and the Presbyterian Church (USA), and may teach one religion course each semester. The successful candidate will be an ordained Presbyterian Church (USA) minister; have excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills; possess the ability to relate to and inspire college students; and have earned a minimum of a Masters of Divinity. A liberal arts background, teaching experience, and additional graduate work are preferred. Lyon College is a USN&WR ‘top tier’ national liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). It is located in the foothills of the Ozarks in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and convenient town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area. The College enrolls approximately 600 students from twenty-five states and eleven foreign countries on its picturesque 136-acre campus. Entering freshmen have an average HSGPA of 3.6 and an average ACT of 26. Lyon College is an equal opportunity employer. Send letter of application, resume (including graduate transcripts), and the names and telephone numbers of three references to: Ms. Clarinda Foote, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 2317, Batesville, AR 72503-2317. The starting date is no later than August 1, 2013. Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled.


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