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. Guided by Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030, the comprehensive strategic plan for Augustana University, Augustana Athletics' vision for the foreseeable future is twofold: 1. Build a nationally competitive men's hockey program that competes at the Division I level 2. Win the Division II Learfield Director's Cup celebrating broad based excellence.
With the addition of the $70 million Midco Arena, Augustana Athletics is launching the first collegiate hockey program in South Dakota in 2023 and it will also be the first athletics program to compete at Division I that calls Sioux Falls home. Currently with 21 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 since 2016. Viking Athletics finished #7 nationally in the Division II Learfield Director’s Cup in 2021-22 and also won the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) All Sports Award.
Women’s Soccer Graduate Assistant
Augustana University (SD) is seeking qualified applicants for a Women’s Soccer Graduate Assistant position, a 10-month appointment, averaging 29 hours per week, within our Athletics department. This position includes a salary of $10.80 per hour, significant tuition assistance, and a limited meal plan (all taxable benefits).
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Assist Head Coach in all day to day operations of the sport 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
Run all social media platforms with appropriate athletic dept staff within brand guidelines
Run/Design/Designate specialty promo nights with appropriate athletic dept. staff
On the court training
Recruiting - on the road, keeping database up to date,
Maintaining hallway display board
Other duties as assigned
Ability to gain entrance into Augustana University Graduate Program
Preferred former student-athlete
Preferred acceptance into an Augustana graduate studies program
Social media 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.
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: email@example.com. Official website: www.augie.edu.
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.
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 20 NCAA Division II sports programs, Augustana Athletics is focused on building champions in the classroom, in competition and in the community, highlighted by four team national championships since 2010. Ranking in the top twenty of the NCAA Learfield Directors’ Cup nine of the past ten years, Augustana is currently executing its' strategic plan, Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030. Included in the plan is a goal of transitioning to NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics.