Print Manager, Bureau of Communications

NYC Careers

Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Queens, NY
Salary: $58,700 - $65,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
NYC Careers
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is a world-renowned health department whose mission is to protect and promote the health of New Yorkers in the nation's most culturally and linguistically diverse city. The Office of External Affairs manages many of the agency's most critical interactions with the public, from raising awareness and promoting healthy behaviors to advancing policies and responding to health emergencies. The Publications Unit within the Bureau of Communications develops and prints materials, such as flyers, letters, brochures, postcards, fact sheets, posters, bulletins, toolkits and reports . The unit is seeking a Print Manager to help manage the agency's print publications.


Reviewing print project requests to advise and determine budgets and technical specs.

Working on print projects, including editing and reviewing copy, design layout, composition, printing costs and distribution plans.

Helping to establish priorities, timelines and schedules for print projects and materials.

Advising team members on optimal print specifications, including publication sizes, colors, binding, finishing, packaging, delivery, storage and postage options. Training staff, as needed.

Working on special print projects and ensuring that files and documents are organized and stored in secured locations.

Working with the agency's Print Shop and external print vendor to assess available printing processes, options and supplies to coordinate print projects

Coordinating with agency staff and the agency's Call Center to maintain inventory and determine printing needs.

Meeting with external print vendor representatives to maintain projects and keep up to date on technical developments in the printing field.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. Five years of full-time technical printing experience in a large print shop encompassing a wide variety of operations including off-set and letter press experience, hot and cold type methods (linotype, varitype, make-up), binding, etc., including 18 months in a supervisory capacity over workers performing a wide variety of printing press or bindery operations; or

2. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must possess the 18 months of supervisory experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field

At least five years of experience with print communications

Supervisory experience

Strong communication, writing, verbal and editing skills

Experience reviewing and marking up PDFs

Excellent organizational skills

Positive attitude and team-oriented outlook

Ability to solve production problems

Ability to cross-collaborate with multiple stakeholders, and handle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Ability to communicate complex messages clearly and simply to highly diverse New York City audiences

Ability to meet production deadlines and deliver quality products and stay on budget

Additional Information


Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:

  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

  • Current Resume

  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:


To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 527873

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law

NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.

55-a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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