Graphics Production Specialist (Full-Time)

Graphics Production Specialist (Full-Time)

Employer

Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-527-6223

Job Location

Lenoir Community College  Main Campus, Kinston NC

Salary/Grade

$31,000 - $36,000 Annually

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Closes: Monday, October 1, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, October 15, 2018

Expected Work Hours

8am-5pm M-Th; 8am-3pm F

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate in applied science degree in graphic arts/printing technology or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Experience in operating the following: Heidelberg QM46 duplicator; Shinohara 52 two-color offset press; Mutoh 1604 wide format printer with Caldera RIP; Mutoh wide format cutter; Esko Starter X flatbed cutter; Fuji XMF Prepress Workflow system; Xerox Versant 180 digital press with Fiery RIP; Heidelberg Suprasetter platesetter; liquid and linear measurement tools; and bindery equipment including an MBM Ideal 7228 28-inch paper cutter, an air-fed, Morgana buckle folder, punch binding system, coil binder, creaser, perforator, and perfect binder
  • Experience in using Adobe Creative Cloud software applications including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop and the ability to visually match ink color
  • Critical thinking skills and excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required, as well as the ability to work will with others.
  • Mechanical skills are required including the ability to troubleshoot technical issues and make minor repairs of equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate in applied science degree in graphic arts/printing technology or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Experience in operating the following: Heidelberg QM46 duplicator; Shinohara 52 two-color offset press; Mutoh 1604 wide format printer with Caldera RIP; Mutoh wide format cutter; Esko Starter X flatbed cutter; Fuji XMF Prepress Workflow system; Xerox Versant 180 digital press with Fiery RIP; Heidelberg Suprasetter platesetter; liquid and linear measurement tools; and bindery equipment including an MBM Ideal 7228 28-inch paper cutter, an air-fed, Morgana buckle folder, punch binding system, coil binder, creaser, perforator, and perfect binder
  • Experience in using Adobe Creative Cloud software applications including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop and the ability to visually match ink color
  • Critical thinking skills and excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required, as well as the ability to work will with others.
  • Mechanical skills are required including the ability to troubleshoot technical issues and make minor repairs of equipment.

Position Description

The Graphics Production Specialist produces and finishes printed material requested by patrons of the printing department using a variety of output and finishing equipment. The position is responsible for clerical and physical tasks in connection with producing printed material to the specifications requested. This person may direct and coordinate the activities of other staff members engaged in the printing production process.

  • Operate a black and white high-speed copier and a Xerox Versant 180 digital color press with Fiery RIP
  • Perform necessary document bindery and finishing operations
  • Graphic design and layout of simple publications and wide-format graphics
  • Perform single and multi-color press operations and set up producing hairline registration and heavy ink coverage on coated and uncoated stock using metal plates
  • Finish and install wide format graphics and decals including vehicle graphics, indoor and outdoor signage, and banners
  • Perform quality control checks throughout production to ensure accuracy and acceptable quality of printed images
  • Maintain and order paper and printing/imaging supplies
  • Provide on-campus delivery of orders as time permits
  • Assist customers in placing work orders
  • Prepare printing estimates, job tickets and invoices
  • Perform routine maintenance on all prepress, printing, and bindery equipment

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.
 

Job Post Contact

Lenoir Community College

humanresources@lenoircc.edu

Phone:  252-527-6223 Ext. 390

Fax:  252-233-6899