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:


Position Title: Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Enrollment

Augustana University, a selective, comprehensive university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, seeks an Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management (AVPEM) to help achieve the ambitious goals outlined in Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030, the strategic plan which serves as the roadmap to Augustana’s exciting and successful future.

Located in the growing and vibrant city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Augustana University has, for more than 160 years, provided a strong student-centric education based on its five core values: Christian faith, liberal arts, excellence, community, and service. The institution continues to expand its pre-professional and graduate offerings, while remaining true to its liberal arts tradition. Guided by the Viking Bold: Journey to 2030 strategic plan, Augustana seeks to grow its enrollment from just over 1,900 students to more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

An essential partner and strategic advisor in advancing the university’s strategic priorities and mission, the AVPEM will report to Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President Shannan Nelson. The AVPEM will provide strategic, analytically-informed, and creative leadership to a dedicated team while seeking to greatly extend Augustana's reach to both undergraduate and graduate students regionally and across the nation. In doing so, the AVPEM will engage, represent, and champion the university’s enduring mission and core values which empower students through an unwavering commitment to the liberal arts, to discern their callings, to be generous servant leaders, and to achieve success throughout their careers and in life. Of significance, the AVPEM will serve as a strong and proactive institutional partner, particularly with academics, in order to realize Augustana's enrollment goals.

The university seeks an enrollment professional with an established record of achievement in moving enrollment to greater levels of success. The AVPEM must bring a spirit of collaboration, transparency, creativity, nimbleness, and fiscal responsibility. Exceptional analytical and technological skills will be critical, as well as the ability to understand and respect shared governance.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to the Augustana community, and the university seeks to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The AVPEM will be an advocate for diversity with a proven record of and commitment to increasing educational access for traditionally marginalized populations. In addition, the AVPEM will convey the willingness to commit to best practices, student success, and community engagement.

WittKieffer is assisting Augustana University in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by March 29, 2021.

All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as two separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the leadership profile found on the WittKieffer website. Professional references are not necessary at this time.

Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal.

Nominations and inquiries can be directed to:

Amy Crutchfield and Ashlee Winters

Augustana-AVP@wittkieffer.com


Position Title: Admission Counselor

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Enrollment

Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD, invites applications for the position of Admission Counselor. Responsibilities include managing recruitment efforts in a regional territory, public speaking engagements, leadership at University recruitment events, multi-channel communication with prospective students, application reading and evaluation, financial aid counseling, and managing special projects. This position is full-time, 12 months, and includes some travel, evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Articulate the value and values of an Augustana education to prospective students and families, high school counselors, community college personnel, alumni, pastors, and  
    community members.
  • Develop and implement a recruitment plan for an assigned geographic territory.
  • Meet with prospective students and their families during on-campus visits.
  • Communicate with prospective students throughout the recruitment and application process, including extensive correspondence via phone and email.
  • Generate and review applications for admission and scholarships.
  • Represent Augustana at a variety of functions including college fairs, high school visits,
    receptions, and community events.
  • Plan and implement travel to strategic target markets in the fall and spring months; some weekend and evening work is required.
  • Manage select student recruitment programs and special projects as assigned by the Directors of Enrollment.
  • Financial aid counseling and advising.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail.
  • Sound understanding of and appreciation for a comprehensive education (liberal arts and professional), grounded in five core values: Christian, liberal arts, excellence, community and service.
  • Goal oriented and driven to succeed.
  • Excellent judgment, organizational, and multitasking skills.
  • Sensitivity to the concerns and needs of diverse student populations.
  • Ability to handle frequent changes, delays, and unexpected events in a flexible, positive way.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Required Qualifications:

· Bachelor's Degree.

· Valid Driver's License (Must have had a valid driver's license for at least 2yrs).

Preferred Qualifications:

· Minimum of one year of experience in higher education enrollment, marketing,  
   and/or sales.

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 employment application, provide a letter of interest to Adam Heinitz, Director of Enrollment, describing qualifications for the position, 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


Position Title: Director of Sales

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Athletics

About Augustana University:

Augustana University is located in the growing and vibrant city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota with a metro area of over 265,000 people. Augustana University has, for more than 150 years, provided a strong student-centric education based on its five core values: Christian faith, liberal arts, excellence, community and service. Currently with 19 NCAA Division II sports programs, Augustana Athletics is focused on building champions in the classroom, in competition and in the community, highlighted by three team national championships over the last five seasons.  Ranking in the top twenty of the NCAA Learfield Directors’ Cup nine of the past ten years, Augustana is currently implementing its' new strategic plan, Viking Bold:  The Journey to 2030.  including a goal of transitioning to NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics.  

Director of Sales

Augustana University (SD) is seeking qualified applicants for a Director of Sales position within our Athletic department. This position is responsible for generating revenue for Augustana Athletics by overseeing and executing the advertising, sponsorship sales, and sponsorship fulfillment on behalf of the athletics department.  This includes creating and cultivating positive business relationships (current and new), the prospecting of potential sponsors, development and presentation of innovative sponsorship packages, and selling sponsorship and premium seating opportunities. With metrics-based accountability, the Director of Sales will assist our partners in making an impact on Augustana Athletics and Viking Bold:  The Journey to 2030, Augustana’s comprehensive strategic plan.  

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Generate revenue for Augustana Athletics.
  • Prospect, develop and sell corporate sponsorship opportunities to local and regional businesses.
  • Create annual plan for renewal and new business as well as coordinate and execute sponsor fulfillment.
  • Prospect, develop and sell premium seat tickets to businesses and individuals.
  • Develop marketing materials as sales tools and work closely with Senior Director for Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships (University Advancement), Director of Athletics Annual Giving, and Associate AD for Development on prospecting and sales.

Required Qualifications:

  • Flexibility to travel and work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Relationship based sales experience, preferably in college or professional sports setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with metrics-based fundraising/sales.
  • Successful revenue generation experience.

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


Position Title: Residence Hall Director

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Residence Life

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.

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 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


Position Title: Senior Programmer Analyst
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: ITS

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

As the Senior 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.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, at both technical and non-technical levels.
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail with superior troubleshooting skills.
  • Goal oriented and driven to succeed along with excellent judgment, organizational, and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage shifting priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in higher education or in a higher education ERP environment.

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.

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 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


Position Title: Graduate Assistant Football Coach/Restricted Earnings - Defensive Backs

Position Type: Part-Time

Department: Athletics

Augustana University (DII – SD): Augustana University located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has an immediate opening for a graduate assistant football coach/Restricted Earnings - Defensive Backs. The position can include tuition, a $6,000 stipend and limited meal plan. The successful applicant must have a college degree (and if interested in graduate school have a minimum 3.0 GPA). Experience with Def Secondary as player or coach are preferred.  

Some of the duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Head Coach in all day to day operations of the football program.
  • Coordinate student athlete activities including but not limited to: recruiting, conditioning, and academic services as needed and designated by the Head Coach.
  • Adhere to all NCAA and Conference affiliated bylaws set forth by the governing bodies.
  • Understand and adhere to the Augustana Athletic Department Manual that outlines general staff conduct.

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 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. Athletic website: www.goaugie.com.


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.