Administrative Positions

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

Augustana welcomes employment applications  for the following position:

Title: Department Chair, Education
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Education

The Department of Education at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, invites applications for the position of department chair.  Starting date August 2015. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The fourteen member department offers an NCATE accredited teacher education program with majors in secondary and elementary education, special education and non–certification programs in sign language interpreting and communication disorders as well as a dynamic and growing masters degree program ( The educational context in the Sioux Falls region is particularly rich and there are great opportunities for creative leadership and growth in both the undergraduate and graduate programs at Augustana College. This is a full-time, 11 month tenure track position at the Associate Professor level.

Responsibilities: The person in this role will provide leadership to a well-established and high quality department that offers programs in multiple areas, both undergraduate and graduate. Responsibilities will include providing leadership and vision for a creative and robust future, building on strong relationships with community partners and alumni, providing support to department faculty and students, providing supervision to support staff, and recruiting students and faculty. The Education Department Chair will maintain a presence in state and national teacher education and campus leadership venues.

Qualifications: PhD or EdD in an appropriate education-related disciplinary area, experience in post–secondary teaching and administration, and a proven scholarly track record. Experience teaching at the K–12 level preferred.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to:

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.