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Digital Content Manager (Information Specialist) (Job Id 13811)

Job ID: 13811 
Agency: South Dakota Department of Agriculture / Office of the Secretary  
Salary: $17.13 - $22.28 per hour, depending on experience   
Pay Grade: GH
Closing Date: 03/27/2020
This is a full-time position with the Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Department of Agriculture, please visit
This position will be the department's graphic designer and webmaster, providing support to the Office of the Secretary and the four departmental divisions. The incumbent will layout and design all department publications and design logos, graphics and other visual media for presentations, social media, etc.; be responsible for department's website and oversee a website redesign and overhaul, as well as upkeep and maintain the website; be in charge of maintaining and updating the department's contact management system and intranet; provide logistical support to staff and other state entities for the boards and commissions and administrative rules portal; and will also provide some research support for staff as needed.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 
Applicants with a strong background in graphic design and layout; and website design and upkeep are preferred.
Knowledge of:
  • Adobe Suite programs including InDesign, Dreamweaver and Illustrator;
  • social media strategy;
  • contact management systems.
Skill to:
  • while this position will not require a lot of writing, some writing will be expected.
Ability to:
  • maintain strong organizational systems while managing multiple projects simultaneously;
  • strong attention to detail is required;
  • sift through lots of information and synthesize the most relevant pieces.
Additional Requirements: Please attach examples of graphic design work and a writing sample.
NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.
The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.
The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"