Support Staff Positions

Support staff are employees of the College who are paid on an hourly basis, eligible for overtime pay, and whose duties are primarily non-managerial in nature.

Augustana welcomes applications for the following Support Staff positions:

Title: Custodian
Type: Full-time
Department: Buildings and Grounds

Augustana College is currently recruiting for a full-time, night custodian.  The schedule is 6:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.

Position specifications include: Assure that daily cleaning schedules and procedures are followed closely, assure that work/assignment areas are clean and that equipment tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored at all times; vacuum, dust, and clean glass surfaces; clean public restrooms; clean laundries; clean theme houses; and pick up and deliver supplies and materials.

Additional areas of responsibility: Follow all established safety procedures and precautions; maintain Augustana in good repair, ensuring a safe, clean and orderly environment; keep work areas free of hazardous conditions (i.e., grease/oil spills, sawdust, excess supplies, etc.); assure that established Infection Control and Universal Precautions practices are followed when performing housekeeping procedures; use and handle chemicals, compounds, solvents, etc. According to OSHA established guidelines; follow established disaster safety policies and procedures; must possess the ability to make independent decisions, to follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism; must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, students, family members, visitors, government agencies/ personnel and the general public; must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of the housekeepers work areas; must have the ability to minimize waste of supplies, misuse of equipment, etc.; must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing housekeeping practices; must be able to effectively communicate in the English language; Housekeeping Department has several different shifts as Augustana College is a 24/7 campus.

The individual must possess, as minimum, a High School Diploma or GED Certificate. No previous experience required but prior background in related fields helpful, with proven history.

This position will remain open until filled. Interested applicants are to complete an employment application and submit it electronically to  

Title: Executive Secretary to the President
Type: Full-time
Department: President's Office

Augustana College is currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Executive Secretary to the President. This position is full time, 8-5, Monday through Friday.

Major Areas of Responsibility: Responsible for setting and maintaining the President’s daily schedule in an accurate and organized manner; schedule various meetings; make travel arrangements, provide professional, friendly and efficient service to administrators, Board of Trustees, students, faculty, staff and the public presenting a positive relationship with the various constituencies on the phone and in the office; organize various retreats as directed by the President and the Board of Trustees Chair; set up and organize the Board of Trustees meetings; provide various clerical support to the President, Vice Presidents and Board of Trustees; arrange for catering of various meetings/events; handle purchase card statements for the President’s Office; provide backup for the Academic Affairs Office as needed.

Education/Work Experience: Associates Degree and three to five years of secretarial experience.

Skills/Qualifications: Experience working with senior level managers, appropriate telephone protocol, and Microsoft Office skills/computer literate with the ability to learn new on-going software applications is necessary. This position requires professional verbal and written communication skills. Visibility of work requires attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, scheduling and discretion with confidential information. The individual must project a professional College image through in-person and phone interaction.

Applications will be accepted until a qualified candidate is identified. Interested applicants should submit a resume and send it electronically to:

Title: Substitute Teacher 
Department: Campus Learning Center

The Augustana College Campus Learning Center is currently recruiting for Substitute Head Teachers. These positions could occur in classrooms for children 1- to 3-year olds or in classrooms for 3- to 6-year-olds.

The Campus Learning Center is open from 7:30 a.m. — 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A teaching position could be for a five-hour or eight-hour shift, and could be for one day or several days in a row.

A Bachelor's Degree is preferred in Early Childhood, Elementary Education or Special Education.

Applications will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified. Interested applicants should complete an application and send it electronically to the address listed below.

Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana College

Email submissions are preferred.

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.