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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7385 

Occ. Group: 113.569 

Printing Aide

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 operation of light presses and machinery. Maintenance of copies, layouts, negatives, and records, and work in mailroom for outgoing mail. Also performs related work as may be required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Operates offset presses and related machinery.

Develops negatives and/or plates for printing.

Prepares simple layouts for production.

Maintains file of master copies for future use.

Tabulates and records supplies used.

Delivers finished product.

Operates mailroom for outgoing mail. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of applicable printing procedures and operation of equipment.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Ability to operate simple copying, duplicating, and bindery machinery.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships 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. Completion of the tenth grade. Experience in operating print shop machinery. 

Date         Skill         Eval          
5/1/83          2     331012113

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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