Pre-Press & Printing Production Coordinator, Req.#4928

Pre-Press & Printing Production Coordinator, Req.#4928


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus


$38,628 - $58,211


Full Time - State of NC Health Plan

Job Category

  • Clerical

Application Period

Opens: Friday, July 22, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Expected Work Hours

40 hours per week

Reports to

Director, Campus Printing and Signs

Employment Type

Full Time 12 Months

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED and 4 years of experience in a similar position Or Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Graphic Arts.

Preferred Qualifications

None preferred


Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment;
  • Light physical effort required involving standing, stooping, bending, and occasional lifting of objects up to 25lb. infrequently twisting or bending at the waist or reaching overhead;
  • Infrequently traveling between buildings on campus or to other campuses;
  • Frequently listening to and talking with students, faculty and other staff members either in person or by telephone;
  • Infrequently sitting at a desk or workstation using a computer display, keyboard, and mouse; some minor discomfort due to occasional noise, and limited working space.

Position Description

General Function

This position assists in coordinating pre-press and print projects from the initial phase of reviewing client requirements.

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Processes jobs and prioritizes work to meet production schedules.
  2. Assists in the development of the printing schedule, entering jobs in the database, determining priorities, setting deadlines, and planning production.
  3. Operates black & color digital high-volume printers, prepares & manipulate digital graphic files / hardcopies for printing.
  4. Operates Eco-solvent large format printers and perform finishing methods on produced graphics and signage (mounting, laminating and cutting.
  5. Operates small bindery equipment.
  6. Creates invoices and process charges for orders: Maintains accurate records of all charges on account.
  7. Receives data and check for accuracy; enter information into Datatel and Printing software. Update and maintain files and databases.
  8. Assists in preparing quote for Community Relations and Marketing Services.
  9. Maintains supplies, paper stock, etc., and maintains inventory. Order supplies from vendors per instruction department management.
  10. Communicates effectively with customers and other personnel on status of printing jobs.
  11. Performs routine maintenance & troubleshoots equipment malfunctions.
  12. Knowledge of state-of-the-art technology, equipment and/ researches and evaluates new technologies.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

  • Familiarity with Digital printing software Fiery, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and other Adobe products.
  • Strong conceptual, creative skills and ability to communicate ideas effectively.
  • Judges whether printed materials are of sufficient quality.
  • Make quick & correct decisions with limited information under tight deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of all printing, binding, and pre-press / design processes.
  • Skilled in the operation of various reproduction equipment.
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of all related printing/copying equipment.
  • Knowledge of large format printers / Install experience (window film) a plus but not required.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:


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