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.


Founded in 1860, Augustana is a selective, residential university affiliated with the Lutheran Church. With 53 majors, 41 minors and 15 pre-professional programs for undergraduates, along with graduate degree and continuing education programs, the University is committed to enriching lives and fostering development by combining a foundation in the liberal arts with professional skill and advanced study.

With more than 1,800 students from 30 states and 38 countries around the globe, Augustana has been ranked among the top baccalaureate institutions in the nation for our efforts to advance social mobility, research and service by Washington Monthly. We are pleased to be featured among "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes and to be named a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review and a "Best Buy" by U.S. News & World Report.

We are proud to say that the average ACT of our entering class is 26, one of the highest averages of any college or university in the region. Nearly 90 percent of our students come from South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska. Eleven percent are alumni legacies.

In September 2015 — 155 years after our founding — Augustana College became Augustana University, an illustration of our growing number of programs and centers for undergraduate and graduate students and in recognition of the physical growth happening on campus.


Augustana University is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. With a metro population of nearly 250,000, Sioux Falls is a growing, vibrant, and diverse city that is home to major health care centers, Fortune 500 business, national retailers, spirited entrepreneurs, and dynamic options for arts and entertainment. Sioux Falls has been named the "Best Small City for Business and Careers" by Forbes and ranked one of the "Best Places to Live by CNN.

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 the address listed below.

Title:Applications Coordinator
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Admission

Augustana University is currently seeking a person to fill the position of Applications Coordinator. The primary responsibilities of this position are processing and managing undergraduate applications for admission and scholarship, serving as backup to the Campus Visit Coordinator, and providing support for a variety of activities associated with enrolling new students. This position will average 35-40 hours per week.

The successful candidate should be skilled at data entry, using Microsoft Office programs, and interfacing with Web based applications and processes. Excellent communication skills and a commitment to exceptional customer service and care are essential. The Applications Coordinator must be willing to learn new things, multi-task, have a sense of humor, and have the ability to stay focused in a lively, energetic environment.

Two years of post-secondary education and experience working with a database management or student information system preferred.

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

We will begin a review of applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an employment application, provide a cover letter and resume. Application materials are to be sent electronically to:

Title:Campus Safety Officer
Position Type: Part-Time
Department: Campus Safety

Augustana University is looking to fill the position of a part-time Campus Safety Officer.  The schedule is Thursday, Friday and every other Saturday from 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight, averaging 20 hours per week.

Qualified candidates will possess strong customer service skills, the ability to work well with college-age students, a desire to work as a uniformed officer in the safety/security field. Previous experience in security or law enforcement not necessary. Training for this position will be provided.
This position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested applicants should complete an employment application and send it electronically to



Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana University

Email submissions are preferred.

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.