Employment at ArtCenter

Copy Center

Copy Center Associate

This position provides copy, print and customer service to students, faculty and staff using Copy Center facilities. Responsibilities include copying, printing, binding, cutting, cash register transactions and basic maintenance of the equipment such as ensuring paper and toner supplies. The Copy Services Associate may also be tasked with delivery of materials to campus departments as needed. This position performs opening and closing procedures when needed.

The work schedule for this position is the swing shift: 1pm to 9pm, Monday through Friday.

Reports to: Copy Services Manager

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Salary grade: 4

Job reposted 1/15/2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send resume with cover letter and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Copy Center” in the subject line. Applicants responding to posted job openings are asked to include a completed employment application with the application materials listed in the job posting.

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  • Minimum 2 years of customer service experience in print environment
  • Working knowledge of Apple computers, graphics software and copiers/printers necessary
  • Ability to operate large format plotters, copiers, printers, binding machines, lamination machines, cutters, cash register as well as use basic hand tools (screwdriver, X-Acto knife, etc.)
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Customer service-focused individual with good verbal/written communication skills, detail-oriented, highly organized, able to balance priorities, takes initiative, reliable and resourceful.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as with others
  • Maintain calm under pressure when shop traffic increases
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities

Preferred Qualifications

  • College degree in Art, Graphics or similar field
  • Prior copy center experience
  • Troubleshooting skills for copy shop equipment helpful

Essential Functions

Customer Service — 80%

  • Provide quality customer service, document preparation, copying, printing, (laser & Inkjet print, small to large sizes), printing from email, spiral binding, wire binding, perfect binding, saddle stich binding, operate cash register
  • Ensure all print forms are completed properly
  • Responsible for all front of store operations, including opening and closing
  • Deliver finished print job, paper and supplies to various departments weekly

Equipment and Supplies — 20%

  • Ensure that supply levels of paper and ink and toner are kept at optimal levels
  • Maintain copy machines around campus and report maintenance issues to Supervisor or Manager
  • Check supply inventory and report to supervisor weekly
  • Other duties as assigned

Mandatory Duty to Report

All employees who know or have reason to know of allegations or acts that violate ArtCenter’s Title IX Policy prohibiting discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking shall promptly inform the DHR Administrator and Title IX Coordinator, or designee or the Assistant Dean of Students or designee. Faculty with a mandatory duty to report are required to disclose all information including the names of the parties, even where the person has requested their name remain confidential.

Pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), all employees who know of or have reason to suspect child abuse or neglect involving alleged victims under age 18 shall promptly inform local law enforcement or the county welfare department.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a shop setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time using shop equipment including computers, viewing computer monitors, shop equipment etc.; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to loud noises, chemicals, fumes, dust and heat.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an shop setting; to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; including, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, squatting, and twisting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy  amounts of weight (up to 50 pounds, or team-lift up to 100 pounds); to operate office and shop equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Regular and consistent attendance are required for most positions.

Vision: Must be able to have the visual capacity to perform activities such as preparing and reading reports, viewing a computer terminal and other normal office work with or without correction.

Hearing: Must be able to communicate effectively in the course of normal office communication or exchange ideas with or without correction.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.