CUNY Print Shop Assistant, Level 2 - York College/CUNY (Provisional) in Queens, New York


This class of positions encompasses the performance of entry-level work in the field of college print shop activities. There are two assignment levels within this class of positions. In addition to the following typical assignments, all employees perform other related duties.

Assignment Level I

  • Under close supervision, performs simple and repetitive work using uncomplicated reproduction and auxiliary equipment according to standard operating procedures. Such work includes: setting up, operating, and maintaining quick-copy equipment and folding, saddle stitching, collating, binding, punching, padding, and cutting the equipment; operating addressograph, inserting, and mailing equipment; picking up and delivering work; performing recordkeeping, housekeeping, and inventory tasks.

Assignment Level II

  • Under moderate supervision performs basic printing and duplicating work using standard equipment and machinery to produce black and white and single color line items. Such work includes: setting up, operating, and maintaining offset press and duplicating machines, automatic collating, folding & stapling, and binding equipment; creating photo offset masters by the photo direct method; mixing inks and chemicals; performing recordkeeping, housekeeping, and inventorying tasks.


Print Shop Assistant




The successful applicant for this position should expect to: 1. Operate full color CMYK production level copier AND Black & White production level copier to produce documents according to customer specifications. 2. Operate full color wide format plotter / printer to produce posters according to customer specifications. 3. Load paper, lamination film, staples and other consumables as required per machine specifications and troubleshoot equipment problems as they arise. 4. Place service calls for equipment and record incident number and other vital vendor transaction information as required. 5. Operate full color Laser envelope printer to produce various size envelopes according to customer specifications. 6. Operate wide format roll laminator. 7. Assist with foam core board mounting, trim poster and cut boards according to customer specifications. 8. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Possession of a high school diploma, or equivalent, preferably from a trade, vocation, or technical school, AND

  2. Six (6) months' experience in basic printing, duplicating, and/or reproduction work, OR

  3. A combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to requirements 1 and 2.

  4. A degree of manual dexterity and visual acuity is necessary.


Salary for a new CUNY hire is $32,020. Salary for a current CUNY employee is $36,184.


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (email and telephone). Please upload all materials as ONE DOCUMENT in doc, pdf, or rtf format.

You may only apply online through the job board.

To apply:

  • Please go to, go to the Employment drop-down menu and click the ‘Search Job Postings’ tab.

  • Filter by Job Location by clicking on York College. The title of this position is Print Shop Assistant: Job ID #18625. Click on the title to view the entire job announcement.

  • Click the ‘Apply Now’ tab and follow the prompts from there, including creating an account or logging into a previously created account.

York College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.


Closing Date - June 6, 2018


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Print Shop Assistant, Level 2 - York College/CUNY (Provisional)

Job ID: 18625

Location: York College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular