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.

Augustana welcomes employment applications for the following Administrative positions:


Title: Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Position Type: Full Time
Department: Academic Affairs

Augustana College seeks applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. 

The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs will work closely with the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College on innovative program and policy development in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education with a particular focus on the effective use of instructional technology across the campus. The Associate VPAA provides key leadership to graduate programs, the undergraduate general education program, and college level assessment and accreditation initiatives. The Associate VPAA will play an integral role in implementing Augustana Horizons 2019, which articulates the College’s commitment to investing in strategic new programming at the undergraduate and graduate level. Successful applicants will have experience in academic leadership and innovation, a strong record of teaching and scholarship and expertise in effective use of educational technology.

Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD is a selective college focusing on the liberal arts and professional programs with approximately 1800 students, including a rapidly growing number of international and graduate students. The College is recognized for the excellence of its graduates and for its committed and creative faculty. Our location 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. Augustana, as a member of the ELCA consortium of colleges and universities, upholds the Lutheran tradition of excellence in education, and welcomes students and faculty of all faiths.

Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a recognized academic field; experience in college level academic leadership; earned faculty rank at the Associate Professor level preferred.

Application Procedure: Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application describing your interest in this position and your philosophy of academic leadership; curriculum vitae; and the names, email and mail addresses and telephone numbers of five persons qualified to provide a reference. References will not be contacted without the candidate's permission. Submit application materials electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Executive Director of New Career/Success Center
Position Type: Full Time
Department: Academic Affairs

Augustana College seeks applications and nominations for an Executive Director for our new Career/Success Center.

The Executive Director of the new Center will be primarily responsible for designing and implementing an integrated center for career guidance and internships, vocation and advising, academic support services, and community engagement. Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and working closely with the Vice President for Student Affairs, this person will provide vision and leadership for programming that facilitates the recruitment and retention of students, provides strong preparation for careers and graduate study, and connects powerfully with the community. The Executive Director will supervise a team that includes a Director of Internships, Director of Advising, other administrative personnel and an office support person. Successful applicants will have experience in higher education administration with a focus on student recruitment, career services, and academic support.

Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD is a selective college focusing on the liberal arts and professional programs with approximately 1800 students, including a rapidly growing number of international students. The College is recognized for the excellence of its graduates and for its committed and creative faculty. Our location 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. Augustana, as a member of the ELCA consortium of colleges and universities, upholds the Lutheran tradition of excellence in education, and welcomes students and faculty of all faiths.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold at least a Master’s Degree in higher education or an advanced program of study directly related to the position’s duties. The Executive Director will have an established record of leadership and program development, excellent communication skills, and a proven ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Application Procedure: Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send an application letter describing your interest in this position and your philosophy of student success; resume; and the names, email and mail addresses and telephone numbers of three persons qualified to provide a professional reference. References will not be contacted without the candidate's permission. Submit application materials electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.

For questions, please contact:  Susan Hasseler, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Augustana College, at susan.hasseler@augie.edu or 605-274-5417.


Title: Science Equipment Repair Technician
Position Type: Full Time
Department: Natural Science Division

This individual is responsible for the repair and maintenance of scientific equipment and the design and construction of custom equipment projects,  maintain and build custom science related computer systems (e.g. computers and data acquisition systems linked to scientific equipment).

The individual should have the ability to repair, maintain, design, and fabricate electro/mechanical scientific instrumentation and associated computer equipment; ability to repair and design printed circuit board electronics; competence with Windows and Mac OS and associated hardware interfacing necessary; metal and wood-working abilities desired.

Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people including faculty members and other technicians at Augustana and external personnel such as company technicians is necessary. The successful applicant must be highly organized and able to prioritize among projects. An interest in technical problem solving and an ability to embrace challenging problems is needed. Communicating about technical matters with a wide range of “customers” is a necessary skill.

In this position, there is Electrical, Chemical, Biological, and power tool usage. Attention to safety is important as the individual works alone most of the time. There is heavy lifting (50+ lbs) at times moving equipment to and from labs.

A minimum of an associate degree in electronics or related field or equivalent training is highly desirable. Basic knowledge of analog and digital electronics required. Experience in repairing, modifying, and building scientific equipment is desirable. 

Application Procedure: Candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current references. If requested, be prepared to submit transcript(s) from accredited colleges or universities. All information will be held in confidence.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Send materials electrically to humanresources@augie.edu.


Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana College

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

~OR~
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.