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Bindery Operator II

Iowa City, IA

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University of Iowa

Printing Department

Bindery Operator II (Requisition #019426)

Minimum Starting Salary: $28,772.64/year, plus a complete benefits package

Location: 2222 Old Highway 218 South, Iowa City, IA 52242

The University of Iowa is looking for a 1st -shift Bindery Operator II.

Job duties include: Sets up and operates at least one major machine of bindery equipment: automatic collators, folders, binding equipment, paper cutter, saddle stitchers and automatic stitchers with automatic feeders.

Adjusts machine to ensure job is cut to required size, trims sheets printed in multiples to finished size, often to critical marks for bleed, etc; trims booklets, theses, etc.

Perforates and scores and is familiar with head-trimming and/or slitting attachments.

Makes some judgments relative to order, process and quality of work.

Troubleshoots problems with equipment.

Performs routine maintenance to machine including: oiling, greasing, adjusting, changing or sharpening blades.

Experiments with equipment to improve job quality, cost, and time involved to complete a job and makes recommendations for change to supervisor.

Provides information and answers questions from staff and customers concerning bindery operations, problems, and job status.

Trains bindery employees and assists them in the resolution of problems.

Shift Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm. Some overtime may be required.


One year of directly related experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.

To apply, please go to and complete an online merit application for the requisition number 019426.

Questions may be directed to Human Resources-Employment at 319-335-2656.

The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, (319) 335-0705 (voice) and (319) 335-0697 (text), 202 Jessup Hall, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242.

The University of Iowa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted 11/29/16

Job ID: 20723452
Mactive ID: 41734