Printing/Binding Assistant

According to the Department of Education and the Federal Work-Study Program, there must be a written job description on file for each work-study position. Please be clear and specific when writing your job description(s), as they must accurately reflect the tasks and nature of the work your student employee(s) will complete.

Position Classification Title: Printing/Binding Assistant

Operates and maintains high speed machines involved with printing, binding, photocopies, duplicating, etc…Other responsibilities may include: collating, binding, stapling, cutting, padding printed materials. Some work collated by hand and some with mechanical collators. Must be able to make precision adjustments on equipment. Cleans, maintains, and runs printing equipment. Folds and cuts paper. Sets type, keeps the area orderly and assists with duties relative to printing operations. Performs related tasks as assigned.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of development opportunities, training and work experience, student employees will be able to:

  • Inspect and examine printed products for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications, and external defects
  • Examine job orders to determine details such as quantities to be printed, production times, stock specifications, colors, and color sequences
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations
Position Classification # FWS Pay Rate Classification Summary
PBD 1 $8.00/hour No experience
PBD 2 $9.00/hour Some experience
PBD 3 $10.00/hour Vast experience and/or specialized skills/training