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: Residence Hall Director
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Campus Life

Augustana College is currently recruiting for a Residence Hall Director. The Residence Hall Director (RHD) will be responsible for the administration and facilitation of a residence hall of approximately 200-300 residents. This position will provide ongoing support and supervision to student staff, participate in social and educational program development, support the College's mission, vision, and core values, and collaborate with other departments and divisions to provide comprehensive service to students. The RHD will serve as part of a dedicated, creative, and dynamic Campus Life Staff with responsibility for leadership of a comprehensive student life program. This is a 12-month, full-time, live-in position.
Supervisor
This position reports to an Associate or Assistant Director within the Center for Campus Life.
Responsibilities
Supervision

  • Direct supervision of a staff of undergraduate students.

Residence Hall Administration and Management

  • Responsible for providing leadership and direction for one co-ed residence hall of 200 to 300 students;
  • Select, train, supervise and evaluate a staff of 6-8 student Viking Advisors (VAs);
  • Provide a high degree of visibility and availability to students and staff;
  • Serves as a student conduct officer for policy violations or concerns that occur within residence halls;
  • Responsible for administration of hall programming and operations budget;
  • Provide direction to VA staff in the development and implementation of programs and activities for residents that foster academic success, career exploration, wellness, diversity, community service, community building and development, and leadership development;
  • Serve as a source of support and intervention for students experiencing personal and interpersonal difficulties;
  • Assess student needs and refer them to appropriate offices and services, advocating for students where necessary.

Crisis Management

  • Serve as a member of an on-call rotation for the larger residential education program.

Departmental Support

  • Assist and support Campus Life staff in achieving goals of the department;
  • Represent the Center for Campus Life at college functions, programs, activities, and events.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Program assessment;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Master's degree preferred with a record of experience working with college students in a residential setting. Successful candidates will possess a theoretical and practical knowledge of student development, its application within a residential environment, and a demonstrated ability to encourage and support diversity and inclusion.
The successful candidate will also possess the following:

  • Ability to articulate the value of a residential experience to students, staff, faculty, and parents;
  • Ability to create conditions that are accepting of differences regardless of gender, race, religion, abilities, class, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or political affiliation;
  • Experience with crisis intervention and conflict management;
  • Practical knowledge of program evaluation and assessment of learning outcomes;
  • Ability to effectively communicate using oral, written, and electronic communication.

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits, including a residence hall apartment with paid utilities, as well as a meal plan during the academic year.
Start Date: Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Position begins Fall 2015.
Application Procedure: Candidates should send a letter of application, a current resume and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current references. If requested, be prepared to submit transcript(s) that reflect completed course work and degrees from regionally 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 electronically to humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Director of Annual Giving
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Development

Augustana College is currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Director of Annual Giving (The Augustana Fund).

The Director of Annual Giving is the leader of all annual giving initiatives, playing a central role in the Office of Development at Augustana. The Director is responsible for the successful management of Augustana’s efforts to generate renewable gifts on an annual basis. In addition, the Director advises and guides all other annual giving programs, including but not limited to the Athletic A-Club, Library Associates, and the Friends of the Performing Visual Arts. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing annual giving strategies integrating direct mail, phone, web-based appeals and personal solicitations. The Director utilizes volunteer committees to assist with Augustana Fund strategy and goals. The Director ensures that the Augustana Fund effort is successfully integrated with the work of major gift fundraising, alumni relations and institutional marketing, and employs best practices to create efficiencies and maximize opportunities for success. 

Reporting Relationship

  • Reports to the Vice President for Advancement.
  • Directly recruits, trains and supervises Augustana Fund student phonathon workers.
  • Serves as the team leader for the annual giving team.

Duties and Responsibilities

·        Assumes overall responsibility for the development and implementation of annual renewable giving strategies in support of Augustana’s strategic plan.

·        Develops and implements the various phone, direct mail and electronic campaigns and segments and devises a comprehensive calendar for the fiscal year.

·        Responsible for effective management and oversight of the annual giving budget in consultation and collaboration with the Vice President for Advancement and the Director of Development operations.

·        Oversees and manages all vendor and consulting arrangements for the annual fund.

·        Oversees the creation and revision of all phone program and direct mail materials.

·        Develops and maintains training materials and policy and procedure manuals.

·        Develops and generates the required and necessary reports for the effective management and evaluation of all annual giving programs.

·        Ensures that prompt and appropriate responses are made to donor inquiries.

·        Works cooperatively with development operations and Information Services staff to ensure that the data management system supports the annual giving programs.

·        Works cooperatively with the Development Office to ensure coordination of efforts on data entry, pledge entry, receipt generation, and pledge reminders.

·        Makes personal solicitations on behalf of the Augustana Fund.

·        Assesses analytics provided by support staff and partnered vendors to effectively manage operations. Carries out other duties as assigned by the Vice President.

Qualifications

  • Understanding of and appreciation for the mission of Augustana College and Lutheran higher education.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • At least three years experience in fundraising or process-driven sales/marketing/ membership programs. Experience working in higher education or in another highly complex environment is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill creating a functional team through employing effective coaching, mentoring and other supervisory skills honed through previous management experiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to create strategic plans, and develop and manage effective data-driven systems/processes. Direct experience in direct mail, telephone and electronic solicitations preferred.
  • Ability to make personal face-to-face calls on prospects and donors to secure outright gifts in support of the mission of Augustana College.

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.
     Management experience preferred.

Application Procedure:

Candidates should send a letter of application, a current resume and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current references. If requested, be prepared to submit transcript(s) that reflect completed course work and degrees from regionally accredited colleges or universities. All information will be held in confidence. Review of applications will begin immediately and will close on campus July 22, 2015. Send materials 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: 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.


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.