Production Technician

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Classification:Campus Services Printing 1
Grade:Grade 75
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Other

Position Summary:

Come join our team! We are seeking applicants with knowledge of copy and printing to include technical knowledge of digital photocopying technologies (color and black & white), large format, and bindery. Detail oriented with strong quality and productivity orientation. Strong organizational and prioritizing skills. Relevant computer knowledge and experience. Excellent customer service skills to include the ability to work with diverse personalities with tact and diplomacy. Ability to work with limited supervision daily and also as a productive member of a team. Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve. Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing. Ability to read and interpret documents such as instruction manuals, maintenance contracts, and safety rules/regulations.


10Work closely with equipment vendors to ensure efficient operation of equipment to include service calls and preventative maintenance scheduling. Maintain service call and maintenance logs for equipment. Responsible for coordination and assistance in maintaining consumables inventory, physical inventory processes and purchasing of needed supplies. Ensure facility is clean and organized and that safety precautions are being followed. Assist with campus fleet copier program as needed to include support for departmental customers within scope of contract and working with vendor for deliveries/pick ups on campus. Assist in other areas of General Support Services (Central Receiving/Mailroom, Surplus & Relocation Services) as needed and as time allows. Assist in delivery of completed jobs when needed.Essential
15Bulk mail operations to include consulting with customers on basic mailability and processing categories and advising customers in designing mail pieces for automation and non-profit eligibility. Edit large address data files and conduct mail merges. Use NCOAA-certified software to ensure addresses meet eligibility. Operate equipment to efficiently prepare mailings. Manual preparation of mailings as required to include hand sorting, inserting, and bundling. Work with Customer Service Representative, other Copy & Print team members, and customers, as needed to calculate estimates and timelines and to coordinate special projects. Assist with customer service counter duties as needed to include answering phones, responding to customer inquiries and processing customer payments.Essential
75Operate production level digital printer/copier equipment, including wide format printers, producing high volume of work. Operation of a variety of finishing equipment including cutters, drills, lamination and bindery. Ensure all work produced is in accordance with the job ticket and customer''s quality expectations, including that deadlines are met and turnaround times are appropriate. Review and pre-flight files in preparation for printing to include imposition, setting up tabs, pdf conversion, and scanning. Responsible for the reproduction of multiple orders requiring the ability to multi-task between numerous productions and finishing projects on a continuous basis as well as re-prioritize as needed to insure deadlines are met. Properly use and care for all equipment in compliance with operating instructions. Comply with applicable policies and procedures including copyright law. Provide knowledge, direction, and other input as needed to customers and teammates.Essential


Knowledge of the copy and print industry to include technical knowledge of digital photocopying technologies (color and black & white) and bindery. General knowledge of pre-press and offset printing preferred. Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Detail oriented with strong quality and productivity. Highly motivated with a positive attitude and ability to work well in a team environment. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, as well as interpret manuals and policy documents. Strong communication skills, verbal and written.


Six months minimum experience in a printing or copy related organization, operating and maintaining equipment. Experience related to standard/bulk mail preparation preferred but not required.


High school diploma or equivalent.
Alaska Driver's License (must meet and maintain UAA safe driver verification criteria).
Must acquire Mail Design Professional (MDP) certification within six months of hire.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

This is a full-time, Grade 75, ($17.16/hr) DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

An initial review of applications will begin on December 15, 2021. To ensure consideration, please apply by December 14, 2021 at 11:55 pm, Alaska Standard Time.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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