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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Sign Shop Production Assistant


Sign Shop

Job Description

To provide assistance for the University Sign Shop; Assist in the design, manufacture and installation of informational and directional signage used in campus operations; Requires operating a computer driven rotary engraver, laser engraver, vinyl plotter and supporting equipment; May require operating power tools such as saws, drills, and grinders; Office duties may include making photocopies, run errands, distribute items, file, schedule appointments, log work orders, other duties as assigned; May require driving a University vehicle, on campus, to perform job duties.


  • Ability to follow oral instructions
  • Utilize effective communication skills when answering questions
  • Follow written instructions using the work order form
  • Mail materials

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Receive general instructions and complete projects independently
  • Answer questions or refer customers to the appropriate source for information


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Have ability to recognize, initiate and complete various tasks
  • Complete tasks with little or no supervision

Personal/Social Development:

  • Exhibit professionalism and courtesy
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Exhibit positive customer relations skills
  • Demonstrate appropriate behaviors for a safe work environment


  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment.


Preferred but not required to have a current, valid driver's license; Some construction experience preferred, but not required; Good oral communication and skills; Candidate must possess strong organizational skills.

Wage Rate


Hours Available

10-15 hours

Start Date

February 11, 2013

Application Deadline

February 8, 2013; Please complete the attached application and submit to the Sign Shop.


Jared Hunter


Sign Shop/Facility Shops




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