• Full Time
  • Brookings
  • March 8, 2021

Website South Dakota State University

Deadline:  Open till filled, first consideration 03/08/2021

Salary Range CG DH: $12.39 – $14.85/hour depending upon qualifications, plus benefits

12 months, 100% time

SDSU’s H.M. Briggs Library is currently seeking a Library Technician with a strong attention to detail and a desire to help others.

Job Responsibilities:  The primary emphasis of this position is to process the 200+ annual invoices that provide access to the library’s 100,000 journal and database subscriptions. The position will also engage in verifying access to electronic resources, updating Open PRAIRIE, and assisting at the library’s front desk.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of:

·         Computer software applications and systems (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Skill & Ability to:   

·         Learn and work within several online software platforms and with various task-oriented applications including: an integrated library system, electronic resource management tools, scanning software, and Adobe software suites

·         Communicate and work with third-party vendor representatives to resolve subscription issues

·         Learn and develop metadata

·         Effectively communicate and collaborate with others including library personnel and students/patrons

·         Follow instructions, meet deadlines, work independently and prioritize job duties as necessary. 

Desired:  Knowledge of or experience with

·         Library practices and procedures

·         Basic recordkeeping procedures

·         Customer service


Comments:  Organizational skills and a willingness to participate in continuous learning is essential for this position. 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.

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.   [SE8618 – 20622] Posting #: CSA00955P

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. 

To apply for this job please visit yourfuture.sdbor.edu.