Photographic Supervisor Duties
This is technical and supervisory work in a photographic section
of the university press.
Employees in this class supervise a staff of employees engaged
in a complex variety of photographic lab work. An employee
establishes and maintains quality control for all operations to
ensure quality and maximum utilization of materials, equipment,
and personnel. Work involves training of employees to perform
various tasks within the photographic section and maintaining
equipment for maximum service. Work is performed under the
general supervision of a print shop manager and is reviewed for
quality, efficiency, and manner in which photographic work is
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises ordering of film and other photographic supplies from
storage; storing and issuing supplies as needed.
Supervises lay out for filming procedures to get maximum use of
supplies; supervises employees in setting up and operating
Trains and supervises employees in setting up, adjusting,
operating, and repairing photographic equipment.
Plans and directs the photographic operations to provide service
within time guidelines; plans workload and schedules.
Confers with supervisor in establishing work priorities and
schedules and in determining supply needs.
Operates photographic equipment in preparing photographs or
negatives for duplication on offset presses; mixes photographic
solutions; develops films; fixes, washes, and dries prints.
Makes art and other slides.
Controls developing times for screens in order to produce a
range of shades in one color photographs; operates related
Does paste-ups; strips and opaques negatives; assists in lay out
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school and
considerable experience in photographic laboratory work; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, and techniques in
the operation of standard photographic equipment.
Thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques in developing
and processing film.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to use photography related duplicating and binding
Ability to train and direct the work of others.
Skill in making reproductions and in the use and care of