2013-14 Unit Plan
Printing Services

Mission Statement

Printing Services is dedicated to providing the campus community with value-added printing to meet your needs and exceed your expectations. 

Program Description

Printing Services consists of 2.5 FTE technicians and delivers high quality digital network printing at a reasonable price and in a timely manner to faculty and staff.  The staff safeguard against copyright infringement in order to reduce liability risks for the District.  

Future Development Strategy

Strategy 1

Increase use of recycled paper.

Initiatives
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    Increase sustainability on campus.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 2

    Implement electronic work order system for printing jobs, and track and analyze print activity.

    Initiatives
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    Paper-based work orders are wasteful and unsustainable.  Electronic tracking of work orders will allow analysis of operations and will help identify opportunities for increased efficiency and reduced paper usage.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 3

    Eliminate the use of no carbon required (NCR) paper on campus.

    Initiatives
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    Use of NCR paper is an expensive process and unsustainable.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 4

    Encourage the campus to use less paper by adopting digital formats.

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    Use of digital media is more sustainable and cost effective, saving funds for the District for other uses.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 5

    Analyze service providers when renewing contracts.

    Initiatives
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    Utilizing local vendors and government consortium sources can help reduce budgets and provide more efficient services for the campus.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 6

    Reduce 1 FTE technician.

    Initiatives
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    Increased efficiency from new technology and reduced demand by the campus customers allows this reduction of staff.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Required Resources

    Strategy #2 & #3:  Staff time and collaboration with I.T.

    Strategy #1, #4, #5, #6: Supervisor and administrative staff time.

     

    Current Revenue Stream

    No funding.

    Augmentation Requests

    None