Administrative Positions

Employees whose work activities are substantially involved in the administration of the University, other than teaching, shall be designated as administrators by the President of the University.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

  • Assistant Director for Customized Programs
  • Cultural Resources Director
  • Residence Hall Director
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Graduate Assistant - Intramural Coordinator

Position Title: Assistant Director for Customized Programs

Position Type: Full Time

Department: International Programs Office

Augustana University’s International Programs Office (IPO) seeks an Assistant Director for Customized Programs whose primary responsibilities are to develop, coordinate and manage inbound customized and hybrid programs for short-term visiting international student groups, and to grow the number of customized programs offered in partnership with the Director of International Programs and in alignment with the university’s internationalization strategy. 

Customized programs will primarily occur during J-term, spring break, summer, though may be scheduled any time of year depending on partner needs and campus capacity.  The Assistant Director for Customized Programs will also collaborate with IPO team members in international student recruitment, study away, partnership development, comprehensive internationalization, and will provide special support in the areas of internationally-focused on-campus events and current international student advising.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of existing inbound customized and hybrid programs, including but not limited to: the application process, budgets, marketing, partner communications, prospective participant recruitment, leading student groups in campus and off-campus activities and excursions, etc.
  • Grow AU’s portfolio of new inbound customized programs including new partner recruitment and the creation of new programs in partnership with faculty and the Director of International Programs.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of customized programs through assessment.
  • Liaise with the Assistant Director for International Admission to create pathways for referrals of students from the customized programs into AU’s degree programs and customized program alumni communications.
  • Serve as primary international student advisor for non-degree (exchange) students and visiting customized program groups.
  • Liaise with administrative offices, student groups, and Sioux Falls community groups to create ongoing engagement and cultural opportunities for visiting students.
  • Assist with maintenance of SEVIS immigration database, Navigate, and other data and compliance platforms related to visiting students.
  • Coordinate campus and community events for international students and general international and intercultural education programming on campus.
  • Assist with the management of student workers and/or student or community volunteers

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum of two years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Excellent and tactful communication, interpersonal and cultural skills along with your high attention to detail.
  • A high energy and self-starter demeanor with demonstrated problem solving skills to work in an environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and also within a culture of teamwork and collaboration.
  • Academic program development or event planning experience.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • This position may work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs. Occasional local and overnight travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Foreign language proficiency and/or working with non-native English speakers
  • Experience developing customized programs for international students and/or with international student recruitment.
  • Experience designing study abroad programs and/or in the travel industry
  • Experience leading diverse student groups.
  • An advanced degree in a relevant field.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Augustana University will continue to monitor concerns related to Covid-19 and its variants in the months to come, and we expect to provide all, or nearly all, of our instruction in face-to-face labs and classes beginning fall of 2021. Applicants for faculty and staff positions should thus be prepared to participate fully in on-campus, face to face experiences in the coming academic year.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an Augustana University’s employment application, provide a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Valuing diversity and inclusivity are important aspects of the culture and ethos of Augustana University.  Please share how you envision embracing and advancing these ideals.  Application materials are to be sent electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.  Official website:  www.augie.edu.


Position Title: Cultural Resources Director

Position Type: Full Time

Department: Archaeology

Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is seeking a fulltime Director to oversee all operations of the Augustana University Archeology Lab, a financially independent entity established on the Augustana campus in 1982. This position will start in May 2022. The Director should think creatively in seeking revenue avenues for the Archeology Laboratory in addition to directing archeological research, cultural resource management (CRM), and historic preservation projects. This position provides an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to build upon a well-established small University-based cultural resource management lab.

The Director is expected to exceed the minimum standards for a professional archeologist as defined by the Secretary of the Interior (36CFR66). Applicant must have CRM experience and a successful history of grant and/or proposal writing as it pertains to funding a CRM office. Individuals in this capacity must have a variety of management and academic skills, and will be expected to conduct major research projects, including preparing proposals and research designs, planning project logistics and managing budgets, supervising staff, both fulltime and student, working with multidisciplinary research teams, and writing and editing CRM finding reports as well as other technical reports.

Necessary skills include:

  • Ability to lead research on professional topics and perform cultural resource surveys and inventories.
  • Develop and provide National Register eligibility and management recommendations for identified cultural resources.
  • Ability to consult on development of Programmatic Agreements and Memoranda of Agreement and Understanding with federal and state agencies.
  • Fully conversant with NHPA Section 106 compliance procedures.
  • Knowledge of how to apply the National Register criteria for evaluation (NR Bulletin 15) and how to complete the National Register Registration Form and the National Register Multiple Property Documentation Form (NR Bulletins 16A and 16B).
  • Knowledge of GIS technology, data collection, illustration of findings and related topics.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and synthesize scientific information from research, monitoring, resources management actions, and other sources of information to solve management challenges of historic resources.
  • Ability to assist with Tribal consultation.

In-depth knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines regarding the preservation and protection of cultural resources, including the following examples:

  • Archaeological Resources Protection Act, as amended
  • Antiquities Act, as amended (moved to 54 USC 320301-320303 and 18 USC 1866(b))
  • Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act, as amended (16 USC 470aa-mm)
  • National Environmental Policy Act, as amended (42 USC 4321, and 42 USC 4331-4335)
  • National Historic Preservation Act, as amended (54 USC 300101 et seq.: Historic Preservation)
  • National Historic Landmarks Program (54 USC 302102-302108)
  • Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, as amended (25 USC 3001-3013)
  • Historic Sites Act, as amended (moved to 54 USC 320101-320106)

Required Qualifications

  • Education: Master’s Degree in archeology, anthropology, or a closely related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience on a variety of archeological project types and sizes, including CRM and research grants.
  • Experience managing CRM projects, including budgets, scheduling, and scopes of work.
  • Exceeds the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology.
  • Demonstrated experience in federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to the management of cultural resources (NEPA, Section 106 of the NHPA).
  • Has completed all aspects of a project, from pre-field tasks to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes.
  • Ability to work with tribal consultation specialists.
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs, agency requests, and more.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, and agency representatives.
  • Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours and extended periods, sometimes in inclement weather and rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to organize and track field data, and to collect GPS/GNSS data using Trimble units or comparable equivalents.
  • ArcGIS competence.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to be listed on State and Federal Permits.

Desired Qualifications

  • Past experience and willingness to teach undergraduate courses desired but not required.
  • Ph.D. desired but not required.
  • Current listing as a Registered Professional Archeologist (or qualified for RPA status) preferred.
  • Experience in Northern Plains and Upper Midwest archeology preferred.
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel, Power point or reasonable substitutes preferred.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

You will find a rewarding career opportunity at Augustana, a liberal arts university known for academic excellence and located in a thriving metropolitan community. This position offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Application Procedure: The closing date for applications is 09/24/2021. Interested applicants should complete an Augustana University employment application, provide a cover letter, statement of diversity, a resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees. Application materials are to be sent electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu. Official website: www.augie.edu


Position Title: Residence Hall Director

Position Type: Full Time

Department: Student Affairs

As a residential university, Augustana is committed to learning and growth beyond the classroom. The residence life department completes the student experience by providing essential programs, services, and activities that foster individual development, encourage involvement, and create an inclusive campus community.

General Description

Residence Hall Directors serve as members of the Residence Life team within the division of Student Affairs, providing leadership and support to a dedicated, creative, and dynamic staff with responsibility for leading a comprehensive student life program. Residence Hall Directors provide ongoing support and supervision to students and staff; participate in social and educational program development; support the University’s mission, vision, and core values; and collaborate with other departments and divisions to provide excellent service.

Residence Hall Director positions are 12-month, full-time, live-in positions within the Residence Life department.

Supervision

Residence Hall Directors report to the Associate Dean of Students & Title IX Coordinator.

Responsibilities

Residence Hall Directors will be responsible for the supervision of one residence hall, for

staffing and programmatic needs. Residence halls house 250 to 450 students, depending on location and provide opportunities to work with students in themed communities specific to service, vocation and faith, flexible housing, and first-year students.

Supervision

  • Directly supervise a staff of 6-10 undergraduate students. 

Residence Hall Administration and Management

  • Manage one co-ed residence hall of 50 to 250 students each.
  • Select, train, supervise, and evaluate student staff.
  • Facilitate building management, to include administration of check-in and checkout processes, communication of facility needs, room changes, roommate mediation, and key administration.
  • Provide direction to student staff in the development and implementation of programming designed to foster academic success, career exploration, wellness, diversity, community service, community building and development, and leadership development.
  • Be visible and available to students and staff.
  • Work with Director of Student Conduct for incidents that occur in university housing facilities.
  • Oversee programming and manage budget.
    • Maintain office hours for residence hall.
  • Serve as a source of support and intervention for students experiencing personal and interpersonal difficulties.

Crisis Management

  • Serve as on-scene response for the larger Residential Education program on-call rotation.
  • Assess student needs and make referrals to appropriate offices and services.

Collateral Assignment:

  • Collaterals will be assigned based on experience and specific needs for the academic year
  • Examples include:
    • Early Alert (EARS) case management.
    • Training/selection/recruitment of student staff. 
    • Residential education and programming model
    • Mental health programming and support
    • Housing - apartment & theme house communities

Departmental Support

  • Assist and support Residence Life staff in achieving the goals of the department.
  • Represent Residence Life & Student Affairs at university functions, programs, activities, and events.
  • Serve as a member of University committees as assigned.
  • Collaborate on the development of department-wide assessment plans.
  • Manage summer projects, such as summer housing, camps, and conferences.
  • Availability for some additional evening, weekend, and holiday needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred. 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, and 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Compensation

Competitive salary and benefits, including University-owned housing and paid utilities, as well as a meal plan during the academic year.

Start Date

Immediately.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an Augustana University employment application, provide a cover letter, statement of diversity, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Application materials are to be sent electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu. Official website: www.augie.edu.


Position Title: Programmer Analyst

Position Type: Full-Time
Department: ITS

Augustana University invites applications for the full-time position of Programmer Analyst in the ITS department.

As the Programmer Analyst, you will be responsible for providing implementation, design, development and support for the university’s administrative system software.

The duties, competencies, and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Database Administration.
  • Programming and analysis.
  • Deploying vendor software updates.
  • Diagnosing and remediating software errors.
  • Developing documentation of standards and procedures.
  • Providing input and developing strategies as a part of the administrative software support team.
  • Providing support and training to end-users of the administrative software system.
  • Assisting in developing code to enhance functioning of administrative software.
  • Representing Augustana at national users’ conference and participating in networking opportunities.

Qualifications for this position:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science related field or equivalent experience and training.
  • Experience programming in SQL.
  • Commitment to continuous learning in all aspects of campus technology.
  • Your ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as well as be available for some travel.

What you can bring to the table:

  • Experience working with Informix, data integration tools, Java, perl, XML, C/C+, and Google Docs.
  • Experience with IBM Cognos or other Business Intelligence software.
  • Understanding of higher education ERP privacy concerns, practices, and processes.
  • Experience with relational database report writing software, in Linux server and shell environments, and developing and implementing data integration strategies.
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles, specifically related to non-profit institutions.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career, look no further than the Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD.  Augustana offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, retirement plan, tuition assistance, holiday, vacation and sick pay.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an Augustana University employment application, provide a cover letter, statement of diversity, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Application materials are to be sent electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu. Official website: www.augie.edu.


Position Title: Graduate Assistant - Intramural Coordinator

Position Type: Part-Time

Department: Recreational Services

Augustana University invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Intramural Coordinator in the Recreational Services department.

As the Graduate Assistant Intramural Coordinator, you will be responsible for assisting the Director of Recreational Services in managing the recreational opportunities for the entire campus as well as managing the recreational facility. The schedule for this position varies based on program needs and activities. It will involve day, night and weekend hours.

The duties, competencies, and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively market/promote the intramural program to the Augustana community.
  • Work closely with the recreational services student staff by attending and providing oversight for door to doors, residence hall promotional events, champ nights, and other campus promotional events.
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with key administrators and students on campus to enhance the awareness and involvement of the campus community in recreation and intramural programs.
  • Work with other recreational services coordinators and student staff to promote the recreation and intramural programs through a variety of mechanisms;(annual calendar, flyers, bulletin boards, posters, web page, social media)
  • Serve as the main contact person for the intramural program.
  • Oversee and direct all intramural activities, to include late night activities, special event programs.
  • Directly manage the office aspect of the intramural program.
  • Develop and coordinate the schedule for all intramural activities.
  • Oversee and enhance the communication aspect of our intramural program.
  • Play a leadership role in the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of intramural staff in the recreational services department.
  • Assist with other aspects of the Recreational Services programs and facility management as needed.

Qualifications for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Health, Physical Education, Outdoor Recreation, or related field.
  • Certification in American Red Cross 1st Aid, CPR, AED
  • Computer skills required for word processor, spread sheets, and data bases.
  • Experience scheduling intramural leagues and tournaments.
  • Officiating experience.
  • Experience developing and maintaining web pages preferred.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Augustana University will continue to monitor concerns related to Covid-19 and its variants in the months to come, and we expect to provide all, or nearly all, of our instruction in face-to-face labs and classes beginning fall of 2021. Applicants for faculty and staff positions should thus be prepared to participate fully in on-campus, face to face experiences in the coming academic year. 

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should provide a cover letter, statement of diversity, resume, Augustana University employment application, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Application materials are to be sent 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.