Administrative Positions

Employees whose work activities are substantially involved in the administration of the College, other than teaching, shall be designated as administrators by the President of the College.

Currently, Augustana College has these current open positions:


Title: Director of International Admission or Assistant Director of International Admission or International Admission Counselor
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: International Programs Office (IPO)

The College invites applications for the position of Director of International Admission or Assistant Director of International Admission or International Admission Counselor.  Position title will be based on experience and qualifications.  Responsibilities include managing recruitment efforts for international students including public speaking engagements, leadership at college recruitment events, extensive international and domestic travel, communication with prospective students, reviewing application files, financial aid counseling and managing special projects.

Compensation:  Salary commensurate with experience plus an excellent benefit package.

Closing Date:  This search will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.

Work Schedule:  Full-time, 12 months, including evening and weekends. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

-Articulate the value and values of an Augustana education to prospective students, families, high school counselors, sponsoring organizations and institutional partners.

-Develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment plan for international students to include targets and strategies for increasing international student numbers and diversity.  Collaborate with faculty and academic departments to effectively market the College’s academic and support programs.

-Identify key markets for international students.

-Develop and implement a communication plan and strategy for targeting international students.

-Communicate with prospective students throughout the recruitment and application process, including extensive correspondence via phone, e-mail, direct mail and social media.  Develop and oversee content for website, social media and marketing.

-Generate and review admission applications; evaluate foreign credentials.

-Represent Augustana at a variety of functions including college fairs, high school visits, agency visits, sponsoring organization visits, conferences, receptions, community events and visit day programs.

-Establish relationships with key personnel at international high schools, community colleges, agencies, sponsoring organizations and other organizations that work directly with populations of international students.

-Plan and implement six to ten weeks of international and domestic travel in the fall, winter, spring and/or summer months.   Extensive weekend and evening work and travel required.

-Collaborate with International Programs Office colleagues and College staff on international student registration, orientation, retention and programming.

-Manage selected programs and special projects as assigned by the Director of International Programs.

-Financial aid counseling and advising

-Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Outstanding communication, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, both written and verbal.

-Knowledge and understanding of the needs and concerns of international students and their families.

-Strong initiative and attention to detail.

-Sound understanding of and appreciation for a comprehensive education (liberal arts and professional), grounded in five core values: Christian, liberal arts, excellence, community and service.

-Goal oriented and driven to succeed.

-Excellent judgment, organizational and multitasking skills.

-Ability to handle frequent changes, delays, and unexpected events in a flexible, positive way.

-Able to work well under pressure.

-Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

-Technologically savvy.  Experience with CRM’s and databases.

-Sense of humor.

Required Qualifications:

-Bachelor Degree.

-Valid driver’s license, valid passport.

-Must be able to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.  Must be able to carry 40 pounds of materials or equipment.

-Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Masters Degree.

-Previous experience in international admissions, marketing and/or sales.

-Experience with SEVIS and ability to become a Designated School Official within the SEVIS system.  (Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.)

-Experience working with international students or students from diverse populations.

-Foreign Language Proficiency.

-Experience living, working or studying abroad.

Application Procedure:

Submit a letter of interest to Augustana Human Resources, Attn: Donn Grinager, Director of International Programs, describing qualifications for the position, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.  Submit these electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Assistant Director of Admission/Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment or Admission Counselor/Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Admission

The College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Admission/Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment or Admission Counselor/Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment. Position title will be based on experience and qualifications. Responsibilities include managing recruitment efforts in geographic territories, public speaking engagements, leadership at college recruitment events, travel, communication with prospective students, reviewing application files, financial aid counseling, and managing special projects. As Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment, the successful candidate will provide leadership in the recruitment of students from diverse/underrepresented populations, assisting in the development and implementation of communication plans and recruitment programs. These activities support the College's overall strategic goals and the commitment of the admission team to recruit a diverse, qualified, and engaged student body. 

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience plus an excellent benefit package.

Closing Date: This search will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.

Work Schedule: Full-time, 12 months, includes evening and weekend hours

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

· Articulate the value and values of an Augustana education to prospective students, families, high school counselors, community college personnel, alumni, pastors, and community members.
· Develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment plan for students from diverse populations, to include targets and strategies for implementation by other recruiters, as well as an assigned geographic territory.
· Identify key markets for diverse students; developing and implementing specific communication plans and strategies targeting these diverse students.
· Meet with prospective students and their families during campus visits.
· Communicate with prospective students throughout the recruitment and application process, including extensive correspondence via phone, email, direct mail, and social media.
· Generate and review admission applications.
· Represent Augustana at a variety of functions including college fairs, high school visits, receptions, and community events.
· Establish relationships with key personnel at  high schools, community colleges, community organizations, especially those who work directly with significant populations of diverse/underrepresented students.
· Plan and implement six to ten weeks of travel in the fall, winter and spring months; weekend and evening work required.
· Manage selected student recruitment programs and special projects as assigned by the Vice President of Enrollment and Director of Admission.
· Financial aid counseling and advising.
· Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
· Knowledge and understanding of the needs and concerns of students from diverse/underrepresented populations
· Strong initiative and attention to detail
· Sound understanding of and appreciation for a comprehensive education (liberal arts and professional), grounded in five core values: Christian, liberal arts, excellence, community and service
· Goal oriented and driven to succeed
· Excellent judgment, organizational, and multitasking skills
· Ability to handle frequent changes, delays, and unexpected events in a flexible, positive way
· Ability to work well under pressure
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Sense of humor

Required Qualifications:

· Bachelor's Degree
· Valid Driver's License (Must have had a valid driver's license for at least 2yrs)
· Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check

Preferred Qualifications:

· Previous experience in higher education enrollment, marketing, and/or sales
· Experience working with students from diverse populations
· Foreign Language Proficiency
· Graduate of Augustana or similar-type institutions

Application Procedure:
Send a letter of interest to Nancy Davidson, Vice President for Enrollment, describing qualifications for the position, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references electronically to humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Coordinator of Conferences and Scheduling
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Advancement

Augustana College is currently recruiting for an individual to fill the position of full-time Coordinator of Conferences and Scheduling.

The Coordinator of Conferences and Scheduling is responsible for front-line coordination of all campus conferences and scheduling.  It is expected that this individual will build and maintain positive relationships with the campus community and the general public that results in optimum image and reputation for the office and the College. This position requires the ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills in order to ensure the efficient and safe use of campus space.

CAMPUS SCHEDULING AND ASSOCIATED RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Administer and monitor all requests for scheduling of campus space, including Trustee meetings, student group meetings and events, wedding details for faculty/staff/alumni in the Chapel of Reconciliation, campus meetings and events, and off-campus group rental requests.

·       Communicate with division coordinators and other staff, as well as Augustana Dining Services staff and Campus Safety, to coordinate space usage and event logistics.

·       Requires the ability to formulate creative solutions to limited space availability.

·       Requires the ability to determine when to make independent decisions or when consultation with College management is necessary.

·       Develop and review campus policies and procedures with senior management regarding space use.

·       Collaborate with campus staff and student groups to resolve conflicts with regard to campus space use and availability.

·       Resource Scheduler Program:  The Coordinator is responsible for program updates and adjustments, as well as functionality of Resource Scheduler, annual contract renewal and reporting.

·       Create log-in and train new campus users to use Resource Scheduler (contract allows up to 100 users).

·       Provide refresher training to existing users and pursue continuing education on the program, serving as the campus resource for Resource Scheduler and its function.

·       Prepare all Facility Use Contracts for off-campus groups; prepare and process all invoices and collaborate with the Business Office to secure payment of past due accounts billed by the Conference Office.

·       Respond to inquiries and bid requests by off-campus groups.

·       Reconcile bi-weekly campus credit card reports for all Conference Office staff.

·       Provide support to the Advancement Office where needed for campus events.

·       Train and supervise conference office student work study assistants.

·       Collaborate with logistics staff regarding set up and other event support.

·       Attention to Conference Office budget.

SUMMER CONFERENCES:

·       Coordinate and supervise logistical and planning needs of all on-campus and off-campus groups hosting summer conferences or camps on the Augustana campus.  Summer conference season may require some evening and weekend hours to effectively support and manage the conference summer program.

·       Negotiate and prepare summer Facility Use Contracts and the terms thereof; obtain insurance certificates for same.  The Coordinator is responsible for billing and collection of revenue at the conclusion of each summer camp or conference.

·       Arrange for use of campus housing and food service for summer conference groups, including both on-campus and off-campus groups.

·       Arrange for temporary help and equipment rental as needed.

·       Provide direction for set up, technical support and logistical needs as necessary.

·       Summer camps and conferences serve as important recruiting opportunities.  It is the responsibility of the Coordinator to work to ensure a positive experience for all campus guests.

·       Coordinate with the Admissions Office to prepare for summer visit and registration days.

Required Skills:

Excellent customer service skills.
Excellent organization skills, detail oriented.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to learn database and other technology functions.
Collegial, collaborative and possess a sense of humor.
Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple requests.
Good decision-making skills, tactful, good listener, willingness to search out answers, ability to recognize when others need to be involved in activities or decisions.
Proficiency in Microsoft suite of products.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications included two years of college; preference for those with a Bachelor’s degree.   A minimum of three years previous experience in a setting similar to the responsibilities of this position is advantageous. A working understanding and knowledge of higher education and the not-for-profit sector is desirable.   

Reporting Relationship: Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Coordinator is an integral part of a 20 person Advancement staff.

Application Procedure: Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send a cover letter describing your interest in the position, résumé and the names, email/mail addresses and telephone numbers of three persons qualified to provide a reference. Submit application materials electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Associate Director of Admission, Assistant Director of Admission or Admission Counselor
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Admission

The College invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Admission, Assistant Director of Admission or Admission Counselor. Position title will be based on experience and qualifications. Responsibilities include managing recruitment efforts in geographic territories, public speaking engagements, leadership at college recruitment events, travel, communication with prospective students, reviewing application files, financial aid counseling, and managing special projects. Reports to the Vice President for Enrollment.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience plus an excellent benefit package.

Closing Date: This search will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.

Work Schedule: Full-time, 12 months, includes evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

· Articulate the value and values of an Augustana education to prospective students, families, high school counselors, community college personnel, alumni, pastors, and community members.

· Develop and implement a recruitment plan for an assigned geographic territory.

· Meet with prospective students and their families during campus visits.

· Communicate with prospective students throughout the recruitment and application process, including extensive correspondence via phone and email.

· Generate and review admission applications.

· Represent Augustana at a variety of functions including college fairs, high school visits, receptions, and community events.

· Plan and implement six to ten weeks of travel in the fall, winter and spring months; weekend and evening work required.

· Manage selected student recruitment programs and special projects as assigned by the Vice President of Enrollment and Director of Admission.

· Financial aid counseling and advising.

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.

· Strong initiative and attention to detail.

· Sound understanding of and appreciation for a comprehensive education (liberal arts and professional), grounded in five core values: Christian, liberal arts, excellence, community and service.

· Goal oriented and driven to succeed.

· Excellent judgment, organizational, and multitasking skills.

· Sensitivity to the concerns and needs of diverse student populations.

· Ability to handle frequent changes, delays, and unexpected events in a flexible, positive way.

· Ability to work well under pressure.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Sense of humor.

Required Qualifications:

· Bachelor's Degree.

· Valid Driver's License (Must have had a valid driver's license for at least 2yrs).

· Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Previous experience in higher education enrollment, marketing, and/or sales.

· Graduate of Augustana or similar-type institutions.

Application Procedure: Send a letter of interest to Nancy Davidson, Vice President for Enrollment, describing qualifications for the position, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing/Tickets
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Athletics

Augustana College seeks applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing/Tickets

Job Summary: Under general direction of the Director of Athletics and Senior Women’s Administrator, and in accordance with all NCAA, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, and college policies, this position will plan and implement the marketing/ticket coordination of the athletics department.
Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing/Tickets:

·   Implement, manage and plan marketing strategies to drive attendance, promotion and engagement of athletic events

·   Marketing/ticket duties include, but are not limited to, coordination of marketing plans, A-Club membership/season ticket drive, seasonal sports preview, Augustana Athletics Auction, social media/print/radio coordination, management of ticket operations and game day promotions/operations

·   Provide support for design elements of athletic web pages, splash pages, and event signage

·   Perform daily administrative duties, including assisting with the day-to-day operations

·   Provide support with selected home athletic events, including NSIC & NCAA events

·   Assist with fundraising for athletics, including corporate partnerships

·   Work with various departments across campus to effectively manage relationships within the college community, as well as, participation with the student fan group and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

·   Effective verbal and written communication skills

·   Strong organizational/planning/time management skills

·   Demonstrated skill and knowledge of Word, Excel, Publisher and various computer applications/design programs (InDesign, Photoshop, Quark)

·   Must demonstrate high energy, flexibility with schedule, and demonstrated problem solving skills

·   Strong commitment to customer service and demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of groups including administrators, coaches, students, faculty/staff and fans

Minimum Qualifications: Education and experience equivalent to: Bachelor's degree, supplemented with at least three (3) years of experience in athletics, marketing, ticket operations or communications.  Master’s degree preferred.

Additional Information: This position is partnered with the NCAA Strategic Alliance Matching Grant program.   Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls is a dynamic, growing city (metro area of 230,000), and is a medical, financial, retail and arts center for a multi-state region. 

Application Procedure: Screening of applications will begin June 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Send a cover letter describing your interest in the position,résumé and the names, email/mail addresses and telephone numbers of three persons qualified to provide a reference. Submit application materials electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Associate Vice President for Graduate and Continuing Education
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Academic Affairs

Augustana College seeks a full-time Associate Vice President for Graduate and Continuing Education to begin Fall 2015. Augustana currently offers robust graduate and continuing education programs in Education and Sports Administration and Leadership, has submitted two additional graduate programs to HLC for approval and intends to offer more graduate and continuing education programs in the future. This position, which reports to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, will provide an excellent opportunity for a creative self-starter to lead the implementation of new graduate programming and the development of an infrastructure to support graduate and continuing education at Augustana. Augustana is located in the dynamic, growing community of Sioux Falls, which provides excellent collaborative partnership opportunities. 

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have experience developing and implementing new graduate and continuing education programs; expertise in innovative uses of technology, including the delivery of high quality online programs; the ability to engage faculty, staff and students in new initiatives; and a commitment to building community partnerships. An earned doctoral degree in an applied discipline such as Business, Education. Nursing, or other Health Sciences is preferred. 

Salary: Competitive, dependent upon qualifications and experience. 

Application Procedure: Review of complete applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled. Please submit a complete application, including a letter of application, philosophy of leadership, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a list of three references (include name, address, telephone number and email) electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu

For additional information or inquiries contact: Dr. Susan Hasseler, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College; hasseler@augie.edu605-274-5417.


Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana College

Email: humanresources@augie.edu
Email submissions are preferred.

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Human Resources
Augustana College

2001 S Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

Augustana College is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and may be required to submit official transcripts upon employment.