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: Division Coordinator
Position Type: Full-Time
Department
: Humanities Division

Augustana University is currently recruiting for a full-time Division Coordinator in the Performing and Visual Arts Department (PVA). The schedule is Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 11 months (August – June).

Position specifications include:  High level computer skills, including word processing and competence in spreadsheets.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in facilitating use of Social Media strategies to maximize PVA messaging.  Must be able to act professionally and maintain confidentiality while interacting with all colleagues, students and the public.

Additional areas of responsibility include: Provide professional, friendly and efficient service to students, faculty, staff and the public - optimizing positive relationships. Will provide clerical support to the Music/Art/Theater Department Chairs including maintaining databases, upholding records for accreditation, reconciliation of purchase card reports, and making travel arrangements for domestic and international tours. This individual will also assist in the supervision of student assistants.

Qualifications:  Interest or experience in the fine arts, especially music, is preferred.  Bachelor’s degree is preferred; experience in an office setting necessary; high school degree 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: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume and a completed Augustana University employment application electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Office Assistant, Department of Nursing
Position Type: Part-Time
Department
: Nursing

Augustana University is currently recruiting for a part-time Office Assistant in the Nursing Department. The Nursing Department serves over 250 nursing majors and multiple faculty with varied simultaneous internal and external demands.  The schedule includes every Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and every other Tuesday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Position specifications include:  High level computer skills, including database management and word processing, as well as experience with spreadsheets and creating graphs and tables for reports.  The ideal candidate will have well-developed communications skills. 

Additional areas of responsibility include: Provide professional and efficient service to all; assure the department is in compliance with national and state accreditation standards; implements components of program evaluation, establishes and maintains databases, keeps supplies on hand and coordinates faculty travel; acts as a liaison between nursing students and faculty; trains, supervises and mentors work study students; provides assistance to nursing recruiters; prepares course and presentation materials for nursing faculty; maintains accurate and efficient organizational systems; works with Department of Admission to coordinate visits and assure positive experiences for prospective students; and markets events sponsored by the Nursing Department.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Office management experience is necessary.

Augustana offers a part-time benefit package including tuition assistance, vacation and sick time accrual, holiday pay, and an opportunity to contribute to a retirement plan.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume and a completed Augustana University employment application electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu. Official web site: www.augie.edu


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: Grounds Keeper
Position Type: Full-Time
Department
: Buildings and Grounds

Augustana University is currently accepting applications for a very reliable individual to work in our Grounds area full-time.

REQUIREMENTS

Responsibilities include gardening, mowing, and general care for outside appearance of the University. Experience in snow removal operations for streets, parking lots and sidewalks a plus. Working with heavy equipment and minimal machine maintenance is preferred.

This individual must be extremely dependable with the ability to be on-call during inclement weather. High school graduate or GED a minimum.

Augustana University offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, tuition remission, vacation, sick time accrual and holiday pay.

Application Procedure: This position will remain open until filled. Interested applicants are to complete an employment application and submit it electronically to humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Custodian

Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Buildings and Grounds

Augustana University is currently recruiting for two full-time custodians to work the day shift, one reporting 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., and the second reporting 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 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 individuals 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 position is filled. Interested applicants are to complete an employment application and send it 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/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. 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.