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 .

Title: Maintenance/HVAC Technician
Position Type: Full-Time
: 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:

Title: Secretary, International Programs Office and Civitas (Honors) Program
Position Type: Part-Time
: International Programs 

Augustana University is currently seeking a person to fill the position of Secretary in our International Programs Office and Civitas (Honors) Program. This position will average 25 hours per week, August through May.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide professional, friendly, and efficient service to students, alumni, faculty, staff, visitors, and international guests to result in optimum service and relationships with the various constituencies; train, supervise and mentor student assistants assigned to the office; assist in preparation of budget by reviewing historical data, collect and organize pertinent information for the supervisor in the preparation of budget; perform a variety of maintenance and security related activities; coordinate and assist with arrangements for various special projects and events sponsored by the IPO and Civitas; provide support to students and faculty in aspects of international travel; work with a diverse student population, staff, community and network of partners in international and honors education; provide administrative/clerical support resulting in accurate and timely results while maintaining a professional and friendly image for the university; establish and maintain an accurate and efficient filing system; and order, purchase and inventory office supplies and equipment.

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 Secretary 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 part-time employees some 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 Augustana University employment application, provide a cover letter and resume. Application materials are to be sent 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.  Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.