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: Gift Processing Coordinator
Position Type: Full-Time
: Advancement

The Office of Advancement encompasses the Alumni Association, Development, and University Events offices. 

Reporting to the Director of Development Operations, the Office of Development of Augustana University is seeking to fill the important position of full-time Gift Processing Coordinator, requiring a multi-talented individual to process all charitable gifts (cash, stock, multi-year pledges and deferred gifts) given to the University and other important duties. This is a full-time position, with a year-around schedule.

Good quantitative and organizational skills are desirable in order to effectively deal with a varied work load. The individual will be required to monitor, explain and apply the University’s policies along with other regulations when it comes to gifts given to the University. In this position, the person must maintain highly confidential information.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma required, two or more years of post-secondary education with a concentration in Accounting and/or Business Administration preferred; must be detail-oriented, possess a strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments; strong customer service skills, tactful and a good listener; ability to learn database and other technology functions; collegial, collaborative and possesses a sense of humor.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Extensive computer software experience including, but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel.  Knowledge of in-house software designed for Development and Alumni tracking.  Knowledge in general accounting principles, business communications, spelling, punctuation, and office procedures.  Ability to act independently and make decisions as required in the absence of the Director of Development Operations.

Augustana University offers an excellent benefit package which includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, tuition assistance, vacation, sick and holiday 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 and resume. Application materials are to be sent 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:

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/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.