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BG10 - Graphics Manager I

Band 5  
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$31,805$45,326$58,848

 

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Coordinates design, printing, layout and artwork for magazines, brochures, booklets and educational materials for an agency, department or institution.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

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.)

Supervises the day-to-day graphics production.
Provides necessary artwork and animation processes in the production of educational films.
Develops graphic designs to represent and interpret manuscripts scheduled for publication.
Supervises the correction of cromalins and blueline proofs.
Determines graphic budget requirements.
Confers with editorial staff and photographers to ensure the accuracy and quality of visual interpretations.

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 the principles, procedures and methods of graphic arts.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques involved in layout, graphic art work, design and print processes.
Ability to evaluate photos and art for the accurate display of editorial content.
Ability to supervise the work of a graphics staff.
Ability to design and construct exhibits and displays for educational programs.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

An associate degree in art and experience in graphics programs.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

An associate degree in art and two years experience in graphics programs.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Frequent)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Frequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry objects, weights up to 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to carry objects, weights up to 30 lbs., a distance of 30 feet, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in isolated areas, i.e. darkrooms. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer proficiency.
Ability to work overtime when required.
Ability to work in a "self-paced" atmosphere.

 

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