Interior Designer II - Physical Planning - OFMD | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 40 Position Summary The Interior Designer II is responsible for facilities-related interior design and FF&E review/coordination â“ working closely with departments, architects and consultants/vendors on small and large projects, new construction and renovation of existing buildings as part of the facilities project team. The position serves as subject matter expert who will specify finishes as required for small facilities projects, review interior design concepts and finishes on Capital Projects and refine/update campus-wide interior finish and design standards. Interacts with business and various support staff, and works independently with minimal supervision. Job Description Primary Duties & Responsibilities Strategic planning and programming - Meets with OFMD planners/project managers and departmental stakeholders to understand project concepts, goals and budgets related to interiors. Also helps determine reuse of existing furniture. Can be in multiple meetings over a time period of a few weeks to two years depending on the size of the project. Design & Development - Interior design & space planning using AutoCAD and other presentation software to present to stakeholders, as required. Finish & material selection. Signage/wayfinding and art coordination. Product demos, mock-up coordination, & staging with selected vendors as needed. Document interior and finish design standards, work with Director of Interior & Relocation Planning. Review of procurement strategies. Liaison with Washington University Furniture & Design team. Procurement Process â“ Obtain quotes for interiors-related work on small facilities projects (under $15K). Assist in RFP development for art consultant services and other interior-related program areas as required for Capital Projects. Participate in scheduling and coordination of delivery, installation, stakeholder walk-throughs and sign-offs for various interior program areas, including art, public signage, and some owner-furnished equipment, as required. Provide post-occupancy analysis, lessons learned and benchmarking if required. Contribute to the OFMD interior materials library maintenance, and meet with manufacturersâ™ reps to stay updated on product and design trends. Performs other duties as assigned. Preferred Qualifications Up-to-date proficiency in AutoCAD, with 2020 Cap Studio a plus. Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other software tools. Good working knowledge of the commercial interior design relevant to higher education, medical research, and healthcare. Experience with assisting stakeholders through design, finish, & furniture selection, specification & pricing support while adhering to budgets and schedules. Excellent communication and presentation skills, with strong customer service, and teamwork. Good organization skills and being able to work on multiple projects at the same time. Analytical skills to assist in developing plans on how to make improvements or adapt specific best practices used in the A&D industry. NCIDQ certification. Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree in interior design with at least five yearsâ™ experience working with either a furniture dealer or university in-house interiors team or architectural & design firm. Grade G11 Salary Range $49,000.00 - $83,800.00 / Annually The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. 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