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Print Operations and Purchasing Specialist

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has an opening for a Print Operations and Purchasing Specialist.  Under general direction, this individual will perform digital print operations and provide purchasing and procurement support.

Responsibilities will include operation of digital printing equipment and various print finishing equipment such as creaser/folders, UV coaters, slitter/cutter/creaser/perforation equipment, booklet markers, etc. as well as wide-format print equipment in the production of signs, banners, and posters and various raster image processor software products such as Onyx, Roland VersaWorks, Wasatch, and IQueue.  The selected individual will order and maintain inventory of paper for print operations and assist in the maintenance of the web-to-print portal for Print Services.  He/she will enter and process orders into the Datatel system for related goods and services and provide follow-up on purchases, confirmation of deliveries, damages of goods and changes in orders.  The Print Operations and Purchasing Specialist will become knowledgeable of University purchasing policies and procedures and will be required to operate University-owned vehicles for pick-up and delivery.

We seek someone with a minimum of a high school diploma with strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong math and organizational skills.  The selected individual must be proficient with Microsoft Office software and be detail and customer service oriented.  He/she must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle report.  A four year degree, two years of experience in digital print operations and basic knowledge of purchasing and procurement procedures are all preferred but not required. 

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.