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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 5210 

Occ. Group: 414.975 

Offset Camera Operator

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in operating offset camera and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Exposes and develops negatives from art copy and photographs.

Exposes and develops proofs for composition.

Strips and opaques negatives.

Exposes and develops plates.

Maintains correct chemical solutions in film processor.

Cleans and makes adjustments to camera and copy board.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of mathematics as it relates to printing.

Knowledge of the technical and procedural aspects of offset camera operation.

Knowledge of the operation of required tools and equipment.

Knowledge of supplies and materials used.

Ability to make and develop offset negatives.

Ability to maintain proper chemical solution used in film processing.

Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on required tools and equipment.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. Experience in the operation of an offset camera. 

Date         Skill         Eval          
10/1/80        5     523102113

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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