Support Staff Positions

Support staff are employees of the University 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: Substitute Teacher
Department: Campus Learning Center

The Augustana University 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.

Application Procedure: Applications will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified. Interested applicants should complete an employment application and send it electronically to humanresources@augie.edu .


Title: Maintenance/HVAC Technician
Position Type: Full-Time
Department
: Buildings and Grounds

Augustana University is looking for an individual to fill the position of a full-time, Maintenance/HVAC Technician. The primary purpose of this position is to maintain the Augustana facilities and equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the supervisor, to assure that a successful maintenance program is maintained at all times.  The schedule will typically be day hours, Monday through Friday, however, when on call, shares responsibility for holiday, extended day and weekend activities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Receive and follow maintenance instructions from the supervisor; maintain and repair refrigeration equipment and controls to minimize breakage and down time; install and maintain HVAC systems and controls of Augustana in accordance with local and state codes; perform routine maintenance and other tasks unrelated to HVAC trade as needed; give input to management on design and purchasing decisions related to refrigeration/HVAC; complete work orders and perform preventative maintenance per supervisor’s instruction; participate in continuing education to remain current with industry standards; pick up and deliver supplies and materials as needed; maintain all tools in good working order; maintain all Augustana vehicles according to supervisor guidelines; experience with computerized control systems; experience with low pressure steam boilers; maintain kitchen equipment, utilities systems, generators and underground Locates.

Specific Requirements:

The individual must possess, at a minimum, a High School Diploma or GED Certificate. Post high school technical training or on the job training is a plus. Certification in refrigeration is required. It is important for the person to have the ability to make independent decisions, communicate tactfully with employees, students and families and the public, ability to seek new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing maintenance practices. A valid driver’s license is required.

Augustana University offers an excellent benefit package which includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, tuition assistance, vacation, sick and holiday pay.

Application Procedure: We will begin a review of applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an employment application and send it electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Custodian (2 positions)
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Buildings and Grounds

Augustana University is currently recruiting for two full-time, custodians.

  • Night shift: 6:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m., Monday through Friday
  • Day shift: 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

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 University 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.

Augustana University offers an excellent benefit package which includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, tuition assistance, vacation, sick and holiday pay.

Application Procedure: Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Interested applicants are to complete an employment application and send it electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Electronic Resources/Reference Library Assistant
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Mikkelsen Library

Augustana University Mikkelsen Library is currently recruiting for a full-time Electronic Resources/Reference Library Assistant. The schedule will be Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00am – 6:00pm.

This position’s responsibilities include tracking electronic periodical and database subscriptions; compiling statistics for databases, classroom visits and patron services; and developing print and electronic publicity for the library. This position will support the Reference Librarian/Instruction Coordinator in the maintenance of the library’s website, LibGuides, and LibCal and contribute to the library’s social media channels. Participates as Supervisor on Duty providing assistance in using library resources.

B.A. degree or equivalent experience is preferred along with previous library experience required. Demonstrated problem-solving skills; excellent communication skills; experience in creating spreadsheets, graphs and reports to gather and communicate information is essential; knowledge of Drupal or similar web authoring tools and OCLC preferred.

Augustana University offers an excellent benefit package which includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, tuition assistance, vacation, sick and holiday pay. Official web site: www.augie.edu

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are to complete an employment application, provide a resume and send both documents electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.


Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana University

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

~OR~
Human Resources
Augustana University

2001 S Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.  Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment.  Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.