Support Staff Positions

Support staff are employees of the College 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: Assistant Technical/Logistics Coordinator
Position Type: Full Time
Department: Conferences & Scheduling/Advancement

Augustana College is currently looking for an individual to fill the position of full-time Assistant Technical/Logistics Coordinator in the Conferences & Scheduling Department of the Advancement Office.

Responsibilities include set-up and addressing the technical needs of campus meetings, conferences, and music ensemble performances. The position requires flexibility, creativity, and an ability to represent the College in a professional manner.  It is expected that this individual will build and maintain positive relationships with the campus community and the general public that results in optimum image and reputation for the College and the Advancement Office. 

Minimum requirements include:possess college degree or equivalent experience; knowledge of software programs: Excel, MS Word, Outlook and Access; demonstrate strong understanding of ability to use audio visual equipment; must have working knowledge/familiarity with handling and moving musical instruments; the ability to drive an equipment truck with instruments to various performance venues in the area as needed; show evidence of excellent interpersonal skills; proven ability in written and oral communication commensurate with education and/or experience; be a self-starter, totally committed to teamwork within the office and among the various constituents on- and off-campus; ability to lift 60 pounds; welcome a flexible schedule to support events, i.e. most Labor Day and Memorial Day weekends are busy and other evenings and weekends as required ; possess a sense of humor.

Applications will be accepted until an individual is identified. Interested applicants should submit a resume with a cover letter and complete an employment application.  Application materials are to be sent electronically to

Title: Digital Technician in Archive/Museum
Position Type: One-Year position
Department: Center for Western Studies
The Center for Western Studies at Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has an opening for a one-year contract Digital Technician in an archive/museum context, August 1, 2015-July 31, 2016. Being mindful of our educational mission, this one-year position is designed as a first full-time job for a recent graduate of a master’s program in archives, library science, museum studies, or historical administration. The qualified candidate will possess a working knowledge of a content management system such as PastPerfect and have had coursework and/or internship experience in creating digital images of photographs and documents, creating associated metadata (to Dublin Core standards), building collections online, instituting checksum protocols, and archiving digital files for long-term dark storage. In coordination with the Collections Assistant, the Digital Technician will supervise undergraduate student interns in related project activities. Salary information available upon request.

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants must send a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications for this position, a résumé indicating specific coursework and/or internship experience in digital technology with collections in an archive, museum, or library and two (2) letters of reference (one from the applicant’s academic advisor and one from an internship supervisor or employer). Application materials should be addressed to Dr. Harry Thompson, Executive Director, The Center for Western Studies, and electronically emailed to  

Metropolitan Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is a diverse community of 200,000. Located fifteen miles from the Minnesota border, it is the medical, financial, retail, and agribusiness center of a four-state region with a wide variety of educational and entertainment options. Augustana College, founded in 1860, is the oldest private institution of higher learning in the state.  Augustana is an affirmative action Title IX equal opportunity institution. The Center for Western Studies, now in its 45th year, provides programming in Northern Plains Studies to the college and the community. Additional information about the Center for Western Studies is available at and

Title: Substitute Teacher 
Department: Campus Learning Center

The Augustana College 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.

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.

Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana College

Email submissions are preferred.

Human Resources
Augustana College

2001 S Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

Augustana College is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and may be required to submit official transcripts upon employment.