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The College of Engineering at South Dakota State University invites applications from qualified individuals for a new Electronics Lab Manager position starting June 2016.  We are seeking a person capable of setting up and facilitating introductory through advanced electronics technology course lab sections; and installing, maintaining and calibrating engineering laboratory test equipment which includes data acquisition devices, sensors, actuators, and controls.  SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations.

The successful candidate will be expected to set up and facilitate student lab exercises in the Electronics Technology program including:  Intro to Electronic Systems, Digital & Analog Electronics, Microcontrollers & Networking, Servicing Techniques, PCBs, and PLCs & Industrial Controls. This person will also provide maintenance, installation, and calibration of lab test equipment for college labs which includes computer labs as well as electronic testing devices including vision systems, fluid actuators, and sensors.  The Lab Manager will be expected to keep our labs safe, organized, and functional, under limited supervision.

– Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Technology, or closely related field;
– Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience in the electronics industry as a field tech, service repair tech, or OEM installer;
– Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire.

– Master’s degree in an electronics-related field;
– Minimum of five (5) years relevant electronics manufacturing industry experience;
– Electronics test equipment maintenance experience;
– Technical certifications or OEM device repair/calibration certifications;
– Maintenance documentation system experience.

Base salary of $42,023 plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by May 10, 2016.

SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site.  To apply, visit:, search for South Dakota State University, search for the position,  Electronics Technology Lab Manager, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.  The system will guide you through the electronic application form.  The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement; resume; and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references.  Email applications will not be accepted.  Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 or if you require assistance with this process.

SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.

For questions on the position, contact Teresa K. Hall, Construction & Operations Management Department Head, at or (605) 688-6417.

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