• Full Time
  • Brookings
  • Applications have closed

Website South Dakota State University


Salary Range CG HH: $17.13 – $22.28/hour depending upon qualifications, plus benefits

12 months, 100% time

SDSU rated the #2 Best Employer in the State of South Dakota by Forbes is offering an exciting career as a Computer Support Specialist within our Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Lab.  

Job Responsibilities: Support and maintain computers, laboratory information management system (LIMS/VADDS) software, and other electronic equipment, for the veterinary science department and the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.  Assist staff and faculty with their software and other electronic needs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of: 

Customer service practices
General web knowledge and webpage development
PC support
General office equipment
Database architecture and design
Classroom technologies
Script writing

Skill & Ability to:    

Assist clients, staff, and faculty support for different types of software, equipment, and instrumentation
Backup and learn the LIMS for the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory for messaging of results, accessioning, troubleshooting, and all other aspects of this essential laboratory and client medical/veterinary based informational software
Assist researchers in software development/programming
Develop a user-friendly website for the department and laboratory
Prioritize work to meet competing deadlines
Work with a wide range of technologies and users
Communicate clearly and concisely
Troubleshoot problems
Create tools for clients and staff to move data quickly
Develop new methods to receive, send, and analyze data

Comments:  SDSU is a tobacco free environment. It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Posting # CSA00785P

Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance. 

Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit http://YourFuture.sdbor.edu.   [SE6404 – 10715]

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to HR@sdstate.edu.  SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Michelle Johnson, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance & Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128