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: 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. 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: 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, 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: 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 Athletic Communications

Position Type: Part-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.  

Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant

Augustana University (SD) is seeking qualified applicants for a Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant position, a 12-month position within our Athletic/ESS department. This position includes Graduate Tuition Stipend, up to 100% tuition stipend for graduate credit hours each fall, spring and summer term.  Up to 100% tuition stipend for 3 hours of graduate credit each interim. Maximum total benefit of 33 graduate credit hours over two consecutive academic years including summer sessions. This position also includes a monthly stipend.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Organize and record game statistics at athletic events and provide timely reporting of results to local, conference, regional, and national media outlets.
  • Assist with facilitate day-to-day operations within the sports information office (produce weekly notes for certain sports, submit players of the week nominations, supervision of work-study students, exchange of rosters and statistics with opponents, and respond to e-mail and phone requests and special requests of coaches and other College staff.)
  • Work with the Assistant Athletic Director to hire additional staff as necessary for home athletic events.
  • Work with the Assistant Athletic Director with scheduling and coordinating student athlete and coaches’ interviews for assigned sports.
  • Assist and help coordinate radio or television with outside broadcast agencies that help produce or air the home athletic events.
  • Serve as the primary media contact for assigned sports (at least three)
  • Write and/or coordinate storylines, game notes, news releases, programs and feature stories for assigned sports
  • Develop and post social media content that engages the Viking fan base and maintain web pages for assigned sports
  • Produce/keep statistics and record books for assigned sports
  • Coordinate professional photography needs; produce video content for assigned sports
  • Work with different types of software integral to a comprehensive sports information department such as StatCrew, NLS and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Establish and maintain positive relations with media through strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, sport management or a related field
  • Ability to gain entrance into Augustana Graduate School

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional writing skills and experience.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with administrative, coaching and college administrative staff. 
  • Develop and post social media content that engages the Viking fan base and maintain web pages for assigned sports.
  • Be able to work alone, one-on-one, or as part of a larger team.
  • Flexibility to travel and work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Knowledge of news, reporting, and editing principles, practices, and techniques.

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.

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’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.


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.