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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6265
Occ. Group: 

Pressroom Supervisor

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 overseeing pressroom activities and supervising Offset Press Operators. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Plans work schedules and makes assignments.

Checks and inspects work for progress and quality.

Inventories supplies and submits supply list.

Operates press equipment during absences.

Recommends hiring, promotion and termination of employees.

Trains new employees.

Completes work performance evaluations.

Performs preventive maintenance on presses.

Occasionally assists others operating a Webb Press.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to plan, organize, and schedule work assignments.

Ability to train and supervise employees, and to evaluate performance.

Ability to repair and maintain presses.

Ability to operate offset press and Webb Press.

Ability to inspect work for completeness and quality. 

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. High school graduate or equivalent; supervisory experience; three or more years experience operating offset press equipment. 

Date         Skill         Eval          
5/2004        9      724232313

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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