Print Shop Manager

Posted on: December 19, 2023
This position is located in: Chamberlain



Summary of Position


The Print Shop Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling, organizing and implementing the activities related to ensure a successful printing department including the operation of 2-color and 4-color presses and any other equipment as needed.  This is an exempt position located in Chamberlain, SD.




Reports to the Director of Production Operations



  1. Represents St. Joseph’s Indian School in a positive and professional manner to employees and external vendors and entities.


  1. Promotes and leads staff toward the organization’s mission, vision and values. Leads by example and is a model of exemplary behavior to promote a positive working environment.  As a manager, inspires teamwork among staff, develops and mentors all staff and manages performance including hiring, discipline and preparing performance evaluations.


  1. Participates in strategic and tactical planning with the Director of Production Operations.


  1. Stays conversant with all existing equipment and any new or emerging technologies in order to provide the most cost effective solutions for the Print Shop.


  1. Prepares job cost projections and Print Shop department budget.


  1. Monitors and maintains an accurate Printing inventory system including ordering supplies, paper and ink to ensure high quality and best price for those items produced.


  1. Manages and operates 4-color, 2-color presses and other machinery as needed to meet the printing schedule of the department.


  1. Evaluates equipment maintenance and acquisition to meet the objectives of the Development Office.


  1. Performs other responsibilities as requested by the Director of Production Operations.





  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Management or related field with a minimum of 5 years of related experience. Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Experience in the printing industry desirable.
  • Must have experience using MS Office suite of products.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Must possess strong project management skills and demonstrated proficiency at managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Some evening and weekend work will be required.


Physical Demands

  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 lbs. 
  • Frequently moves with Pallet Jack Truck 2500 to 3000 lbs.
  • Regularly bends, stoops, and crouches.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods. 
  • Uses the abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly over time without becoming fatigued. 
  • Uses both hands and wrists repetitively for prolonged periods.
  • Ear plugs are recommended and offered due to the loud work environment.