Project Manager/Interior Designer

Ringling College of Art and Design

Sarasota, FL

ID: 7057013
Posted: April 17, 2019

Job Description

Job Summary/Basic Function
The Project Manager/Interior Designer assists the management of the Facilities Operations department with coordination, planning, scheduling, accounting and construction management of construction projects and interior renovations. Projects will include capital projects, space planning, and interior design of facilities. The PM/Interior Designer is also responsible for the planning, management and coordination of existing interior space utilization. This includes managing inventories of existing campus locations and processing requests related to space usage as well as involvement in the interior design development of new projects.
The PM/Interior Designer assists with managing space utilization on campus, guiding departmental representatives through program requirements, including program data sheets, space layout, identifying options for furniture and equipment selections, coordinating purchases and facilitating the scheduling and delivery details through relocation. The PM/Interior Designer assists the Assistant VP and Director of Facilities Operations (AVP/DFO) and the Assistant Director of Facilities and Capital Construction (ADCC) with all responsibilities on projects.
Assists with ADA oversight by reviewing drawings and specifications for ADA compliance and performing ongoing assessment of ADA compliance.

1. Technical knowledge and skills to develop program requirements for interior design, renovation and construction projects.
2. A broad understanding of all related Architecture/Engineering disciplines to include contract and project administration as well as the knowledge and ability to examine building plans for ADA compliance.
3. The ability to organize, prioritize and perform under pressure in both public and internal department capacity.
4. Must be a highly collaborative individual capable of coordination with multiple constituencies while meeting the goals of the department serviced as well as Facilities Operations.
5. Must be capable of managing a wide range of complex professional, technical and project management related tasks where frequent independent interpretation and decision is required.
6. Must demonstrate a high degree of competence in face to face, telephone and written communications with all levels of the College community and a wide spectrum of outside agencies, professionals and vendors. These communications will range from a simple exchange of information, to requests for assistance or service, to more complicated inquiries related to proposed work or work in progress.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Demonstrated success in similar position.
• Experience in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop or similar software.
• Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Project).

Preferred Qualifications
• LEED Certification.
• Five years’ experience.
• Other experience in supporting software utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
• Experience in higher education.


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