Assistant Print Shop Manager Duties
This is administrative, supervisory, and technical work
assisting in the planning and direction of a large scale
Work involves overall responsibility for the processing of a
wide variety of printed materials, including the training
and supervision of a staff of administrative, technical, and
clerical personnel. General supervision is received from the
Printing Department Manager.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in planning and directing all administrative and
technical operations of the central printing service; and
directly supervises all plant operations.
Checks all work in progress; coordinates composition,
lithography, printing, and binding operations; shifts
priority of orders and operating schedules as work
Orders supplies for shop and office use.
Meets with customers; reviews job requirements and writes up
detailed work specifications for printed work.
Supervises and performs administrative tasks relating to
print shop operations.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school
supplemented by specialized courses in printing and business
administration and considerable experience in technical and
administrative aspects of printing work, including
supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of
training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of the use and application of offset
presses and related machines.
Thorough knowledge of the use and application of papers,
inks, fluids, and chemicals used in printing.
Considerable knowledge of office techniques and procedures.
Considerable knowledge of the operation, applications, and
use of all types of binding machines.
Considerable knowledge of art and copy preparation for
photographic and offset reproduction.
Ability to train and direct the work of a staff engaged in
providing complete duplicating services.
Ability to design forms, pamphlets, reports, and similar