BD40 - Printing Manager II
General Nature of Work:
Manages a large printing facility that provides a complete range of printing services; supervises and coordinates activities of printing units through unit supervisors.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Positions assigned to this class are responsible for operations that have substantial annual printing supply costs and produce a major portion of two-, three-, four- and five-color work.
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 printing service users on cost, layout and quality; analyzes requests for printing to determine the most economical method of production.
Prepares printing job specifications; receives bids and contracts jobs to commercial printers.
Projects long-range personnel, equipment and supply needs; develops and maintains a comprehensive cost analysis and charge-back system.
Supervises equipment use and modification, work flow and quality control; repairs or supervises the repair of all equipment.
Coordinates flow of work between typesetting, layout, preparation, printing, binding and mail departments.
Trains employees in the operation of complex equipment; establishes safety standards and develops and supervises training and safety programs for employees.
Directs bulk mailing operations.
Prepares and monitors annual printing budget.
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 printing operations; equipment use, maintenance and repair and printing cost analysis.
Knowledge of printing supplies and economical production techniques.
Knowledge of postal regulations governing bulk mailings.
Knowledge of planning, budget preparation, cost analysis and personnel management practices and procedures.
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 printing, including typesetting, layout, plate making and binding/finishing.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and five years experience in printing, including typesetting, layout, plate making and binding/finishing.
MUSC Physical Requirements: