Cedar Crest College, founded in 1867, is a four-year, independent liberal-arts college that emphasizes cross-disciplinary cooperation and excellence in teaching and research. Cedar Crest enrolls over 1400 students through our co-educational School for Adult and Graduate Education and our traditional programs for women. The College’s beautiful 84-acre campus, a registered national arboretum, is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania’s third-largest city. Allentown is nestled in the lovely Lehigh Valley, which boasts the best of both worlds: vibrant and diverse urban communities, as well as gentle hills and charming countrysides. The Lehigh Valley includes access to parks, trails, and other outdoor recreation, top-rated public schools, and a wide range of cultural and sporting venues that enhance the value of our location. Cedar Crest College is a part of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, a consortium of six colleges and universities. The College is conveniently located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City. In addition to our convenient location, we offer an exceptional benefits package, work-life balance, and a commitment to health and wellness, evidenced by our smoke and tobacco free campus.
Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer fundamentally committed to diversity and inclusion. As such, the College encourages applications from individuals belonging to minoritized groups in higher education, in support of our diverse student community.
All new employees are required to provide their vaccination status to the College, and if vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination.
In addition, all new faculty and staff at Cedar Crest College must successfully complete a background check, including a Criminal History Report from the Pennsylvania State Police, a Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services and a fingerprint based criminal history submitted through the FBI. Candidates selected for hire are expected to provide a complete Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Clearance prior to beginning employment.
Job Title:Printshop Assistant/Mailroom Courier
Cedar Crest College is looking for a qualified individual to work in the College's printshop and mailroom.
Print Shop responsibilities include:
Completes printed work, color and black and white copying, and binding processes for the College community. Responsible for evaluating and estimating printing, duplicating, typesetting and copier job requirements; the operation and maintenance of all printing services equipment and machinery.
Mailroom responsibilities include:
Picks up, receives, and delivers U.S. and campus mail, parcels and packages based on knowledge of physical layout of the campus and established delivery routing schedule. Work is performed under the direction of the Manager of Printing and Postal Services and is subject to standard policies, schedules and procedures, including U.S. Postal Regulations.
Assists with a monthly report of all departmental printing and duplicating usage which includes work orders, typesetting, bills, paper supplies and copier counts. Assists with periodic and year-end inventory on all supplies and paper stock.
Performs varied hand and machine operation to assemble and bind books, pamphlets, pads and other printed materials. Performs all types of finishing work such as cutting, collating, stapling, folding, padding and GBC binding and punching either manually or by machine. Binds printed materials with stitches, glue, staples, plastic bindings or tape using standard binding equipment. Checks assembled product for printing errors and sequence of pages. Sorts, counts and packages printed materials.
Operates black and white and color copiers to reproduce single or multiple copies of printed, typewritten or other machine acceptable originals. Prepares masters from substandard originals to maintain quality standards for copies produced. Copies materials for administrators, faculty, staff, and students, and maintains utilization records. Charges students using swipe card/flex dollars.
Plans and prioritizes workflow based on machine capabilities, binding requirements and project deadlines
Education and Training
Combination of training or experience with excellent math and mechanical aptitude, excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Indesign, Photoshop, Quark, Illustrator, Acrobat and Print Smith preferred.
Ability to operate machinery, diagnose problems and solve small malfunctions.
Ability to organize and coordinate projects, and to work well under the pressure of deadlines.
Ability to operate digital duplication systems with some experience with solids and half tones.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service skills.
Ability to communicate with faculty, staff and students.