BD30 - Printing Manager I
General Nature of Work:
Produces complex printed materials or supervises a printing production section.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Positions assigned to this class serve as a lead worker in a full-service shop, as a production assistant to a higher-level printing manager in a complex facility, as the manager of a small printing facility or as the manager of a large-volume duplicating/specialized photocopying shop.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Consults with individuals requesting printing services; makes technical and cost recommendations.
Evaluates printing requests to determine the most economical and efficient supplies and equipment for the job; determines which jobs are to be released for bids by private companies.
Coordinates job assignments among press operators; inspects finished printing for quality and accuracy.
Operates large presses and letterpress to produce highly complex printing jobs.
Places orders for printing supplies from vendors.
Repairs presses and printing and finishing equipment in the facility.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of typesetting, layout, design, platemaking and printing techniques, methods and equipment.
Skill in operating, maintaining and repairing complex printing and finishing equipment.
Ability to schedule and direct printing production operations.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and experience in producing printed materials.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and four years experience in the operation of printing and duplicating machines.
MUSC Physical Requirements: