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June 23, 2017

Administrative Assistant / Customer Service Administration Representative

Part time / Full Time – Winston-Salem, NC

Company: Hayden Design

Position Available: Immediately

Hayden Design, a leading commercial Interior Design firm located in Winston-Salem, NC, has a great opportunity available for an Administrative Assistant/Customer Service Administration Representative with flexible hours. Our firm provides comprehensive Interior Design services for Healthcare, Senior Living, Hospitality, Higher Education, & Corporate.

Minimum Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proficiency with QuickBooks Program
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs
  • Must be very organized and detail focused.
  • Must have exceptional written and spoken grammar.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must have a professional and friendly disposition.
  • Valid Driver’s License and an automobile

Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. Ability to perform tasks mentioned below but not limited to the following: 

  • Receptionist (answer phones, greet visitors, receive and sort mail)
  • Clerical support for Executives
  • Schedule Lunch & Learn Presentations and Manufacturer Representative Visits
  • Meet with Furniture, Fabric and Material Representatives
  • Keep Sample Library organized and up to date
  • Run errands to clients, vendors and job sites
  • Research pricing and product options
  • Prepare Pricing Proposals and write Purchase Orders
  • Prepare Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions
  • Organize Marketing Packages – printed and digital
  • Maintain firm’s accessory inventory


Flexible Hours – Part time or Full time available.  Monday-Friday 9:30-2:30 preferred hours

Qualified candidates send resumes to Donne Keene @   

May 23, 2017

A&D Account Manager | Commercial Flooring – Raleigh, NC

Company: Storr Office Environments

Position Available: Immediately

For 100 years, Storr Office Environments has been distinguished in the Raleigh/Greensboro marketplace as the leading resource for your new and used office furniture needs. Our mission is to be your single source solution for inspiring workspaces. We do this through consistent communication and continuous quality improvement of our services. As an authorized Steelcase dealer, we are able to focus on several different industries including corporate, healthcare, education, legal, small business, and government organizations. Having successfully completed thousands of both large and small projects for various types of companies and organizations, we know what it takes to manage the complexities of today’s work space and create a working solution that’s custom tailored to your specific goals and priorities.


Architect and Design Account Executive

The Architect and Design Executive will work closely with the Vice President of Sales to plan, develop, and execute a A&D sales strategy that will ensure profitable growth to the overall sales team bottom line. As the business continues to grow we are looking for a seasoned flooring executive to join our team of professionals. Experience working with A&D firms is a plus.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify, initiate, build, and maintain relationships with key architects, designers, and product specifiers within the A&D Community of your territory to increase market share and bolster overall sales volume.
  • Introduce Storr Office Environments product lines and build brand awareness by making daily face to face calls to existing and new specifiers.
  • Work independently, cooperatively, and enthusiastically towards the company and team’s goals and directives.
  • Work in conjunction with the internal sales and marketing team to develop programs for architects and designers.
  • Service existing accounts with the goal of nurturing relationships and increasing key product specifications.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service and professionalism by generating and managing specifications from product selection through product delivery and job completion.
  • Keep clients informed about new products and offerings through the organization and execution of informational product presentations.
  • Resolve any client concerns and complaints by developing viable and fair solutions.
  • Report all activities to your Manager by means of activity and results reports, daily call reports, weekly work plans, and/or quarterly evaluations of market conditions.
  • Monitor competition by gathering current information on pricing, products, and merchandising techniques.
  • Maintain and increase professional and technical knowledge by reviewing product literature, manuals, and manufacturer bulletins, as well as attending vendor/ manufacturer seminars whenever available.
  • Promote Storr Office Environments products at various tradeshows and special events.
  • Analyze client product needs, growth patterns, and market trends.
  • Participate in weekly internal meetings and/or conference calls.
  • Multitask and prioritize work through effective time management.
  • Work within the framework of the company’s defined policies, procedures, goals, and directives.
  • Any other duties required of the position.


  • College Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability and passion for closing sales.
  • Three (3) years of specification or sales experience. Preferably with A&D firms.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent understanding of design and color.
  • Flexibility, self-motivation, and drive to meet and exceed goals.

If interested, please send a copy of your resume to Raedell Jones at

May 23, 2017

Specifications Representative – SC Territory

Company: Web-Don

Position Available: Immediately

Web-Don, a manufacturer and distributor of cabinets and counter-tops, is looking for a specifications representative for our South Carolina territory. We’re looking for a “rock star” Specifications Representative who is ready to take on the challenges of selling our products across South Carolina, as well as parts of Georgia and North Carolina. The successful candidate for this opening has to be comfortable with lots of travel (mostly day trips) and have experience with design or sales.

Our company has a solid growth record with over 40 years in business and we’re proud of our record of treating our employees like family and customers like valued partners.

Job Description:

The area specification representative will be responsible for promoting lines to Architects and Designers, in order to generate product specifications. The Specification Representative will partner with the Sales team to help generate sales. Travel across South Carolina as well as the Augusta and Charlotte metro areas expected. Some overnight travel will be required occasionally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify all strategic A&D firms within the territory and systematically profile each prospect by identifying key influencers: Principals, Directors, Senior Spec Writers, and Interior Designers with whom relationships must be established.
  • Contact and develop relationships with existing prospects and A&D firms in the territory.
  • Identify and secure specification from A&D, national accounts, healthcare, educational, hospitality, commercial and residential accounts.
  • Develop individual specification strategy for prospect A&D firms.
  • Ensure all prospects are up-to-date with product samples and literature.
  • Be responsible for tracking the progress of product specification from product selection through to installation.
  • Work with the corresponding Sale Representative, defend specifications by working with the chain of architects, designers, owners, GC and fabricators
  • Be responsible for promoting and reinforcing company and brand quality in regional markets, research, participate in trade shows and associations where necessary.
  • Give presentations ‘lunch and learn’ for Architects and Designers.


  • At least 2 to 5 years of Vendor Sales or Sales experience
  • Ability to clearly communicate and manage performance is a must
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with prospect firms key personnel
  • Demonstrate consultative selling skills
  • Work independently with minimum supervision and have excellent time management ability.
  • Work in and adapt to a changing business environment. Identify opportunities for competitive advantage with new and existing products.
  • Team player


  • Complete benefit package available- 401k, Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, LTD
  • Company Phone
  • Gas allowance
  • Approved travel expenses covered.

If interested, please send a copy of your resume to Earl Capps at

May 10, 2017

Senior Interior Designer  – Columbia, SC

Company: GMK Interiors

Position Available: Immediately

As one of the five disciplines, GMK Interiors has a national reputation specifically in senior living, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), and hospitality design and construction.   Located in a high rise overlooking the statehouse grounds in the heart of the thriving and growing capital city of Columbia, GMK Interiors is a client-focused, progressive group of professionals that operates in a fast-paced environment where management encourages and promotes creative ideas and new ways to enhance the design process.  The firm takes pride in providing a caring, family-like culture, while at the same time exhibiting the utmost in professionalism to fellow co-workers and clients.  The firm further strives to fully understand client needs in order to develop designs that correspond to and fulfill client objectives.  Among other benefits, GMK Interiors emphasizes continuing education and career development for its staff and offers its designers one of the largest resource rooms in the Eastern United States from which to create their designs.

Job Description – GMK is seeking candidates with an established history in the successful designs for the Senior Living and/or hospitality designs industry.   This Senior Interior Designer will project manage the complete design process for large projects; both newly constructed and renovated.  This position is expected to perform at an advance level as a result of their extensive training and/or experience in successful Senior Living or hospitality designs.


  • Minimum of 5-7 years of progressive experience working as an interior designer. Preferred some experience in the Senior Living/CCRC industry.   Some of the experience in hospitality industry a bonus but not mandatory.
  • Four year undergraduate degree from an accredited interior design program.
  • NCIDQ certification
  • LEED accreditation a bonus


  • Possessing exceptional design skills, conduct programming and conceptual design efforts developing innovative design solutions to complex problems.
  • Manage all interior design phases of senior living project of varying sizes and complexities from schematic through construction.
  • Develop the project design appropriate to the project scope and owners expressed budget.
  • Responsible for all project deliverables including comprehensive interior design package with architectural detailing.
  • Responsible for meeting overall design schedule for assigned projects
  • Design, direct or provide input (depending upon department workload) into the detailing of project elements and the design or detailing of custom features on other projects.
  • Provide design leadership with the project team, including the ability to direct and evaluate design options and correct as needed.
  • Guide the design and selection of the furniture package through owner approval;   direct and approve specifications to be handed off to the procurement department.
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of finishes, furniture and all materials appropriate for the environments for the varied lifestyles and different levels of care in a CCRC.   This includes exceptional knowledge of what finishes and furniture from the Hospitality vendors could be used in CCRC spaces that would enhance designs.
  • Assume the lead role in design presentations to the clients.
  • Support the office and co-workers through active mentoring, continuing education and training of team members.
  • Provide support to all team members when needed for advanced design expertise.
  • Partner and collaborate more senior staff when needed.
  • Successfully collaborate with individuals throughout the organization to create and support a strong team-oriented approach.

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent organizational, time management and team building skills.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit, working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-up and other related design software.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to delegate and direct the work efforts of others.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant codes
  • Ability to cultivate, foster and nurture client relationships
  • Exceptional design talent including an extraordinary color sense


  • Major medical insurance
  • Optional insurance available
  • 401K/Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation/Sick Leave
  • Paid Parking
  • Opportunity for Growth
  • Attendance to applicable markets
  • Continued Education support

If interested, please send a copy of your resume and portfolio to Barbara Summerford ( and Megan Ambrose ( .

May 10, 2017

Full Time Design Consultant  – Morrisville, NC

Company: Carolinas Office XChange

Position Available: Immediately

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design Consultant with prior office furniture and/or design experience.
  • Generate drawings, 3D views, product specifications for client presentations.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with customers in person and on the phone.
  • Work with vendors and sales associates to meet overall demands on projects.
  • Ability to coordinate customer product selections involving a wide range of colors, fabrics and finishes.
  • Ability to determine and demonstrate understanding of customer’s needs. Provide products and services which provide the total solution.
  • Assists sales reps with design, presentations, order entry, processing and fulfillment, processes purchase orders to vendors as needed
  • Assist customer with fabric/finish selections and other design elements (floor plans, color coordination, etc)


  • BS/BA degree preferred or a combination of education/equivalent experience. Preferred to be in Interior Design.
  • Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, Rendering Software Experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and provide own transportation to and from clients when needed.


  • Strong knowledge of the design process and FF&E furniture systems and specifications, color selections and material selections.
  • Maintain communication with customer regarding order status, etc
  • Provide excellent customer service both internally and externally, focusing on teamwork
  • Enthusiasm and desire to learn, Passion for people
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to develop long term customer relationships
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Willingness to be a team player

If interested, please send a copy of your resume and portfolio to Victoria Kent at

May 10, 2017

Mid to Senior Level Interior Designer  – Charleston, SC

Company: Elizabeth Stuart Design

Position Available: Immediately

Position Description:

Elizabeth Stuart Design is a fast-growing boutique design firm based in Charleston, SC with a portfolio consisting of high end residential, commercial and multi-family projects.

Our clients are located throughout the Southeast and span coast to coast and overseas – no two projects are the same. If you are looking for design diversity, ESD is the right firm for you. We are seeking to add a new member to our close-knit team who is professional, experienced, driven, and passionate about the design industry.

The ideal candidate should possess the following attributes:

  • Clear and constant communicator
  • Passion for the trade and current with new design trends
  • Positive attitude
  • Solution Oriented
  • Organized
  • Strong Work ethic with the ability to stay on top of multiple projects at once
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Ability to understand and meet deadlines
  • Understanding of FF&E specifications and possess strong product and manufacturer knowledge
  • Team player but can work independently and efficiently
  • Takes pride in their work

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design preferred
  • 3-5 years design experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCad
  • Proficiency in SketchUP or equivalent 3D rendering program a bonus
  • Proficiency in Photoshop or equivalent of 2D rendering program for presentations
  • We are a Mac computer based firm, so proficiency in Mac is key
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or Numbers
  • Proficiency in Keynote for presentation boards


  • Manage project budgets and timelines
  • Manage client expectations
  • Source materials and finishes within the project budget
  • Source FF&E and develop design presentations
  • Develop presentation boards for conceptual and schematic design
  • Develop floor plans, elevations, millwork, and construction drawings
  • Place and manage orders, budget and track deliveries
  • Manage certain aspects of a project from concept development to final installation
  • Assist and/or oversee project installations

If you enjoy travel, arts and, of course, design, we’d love to hear from you! This is a fantastic opportunity in a thriving city. Please include a resume, portfolio, and links to any social media platforms (Instagram, Pinterest, Blog, etc.) that reflect your personal aesthetic.

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Contact:  Jim Prince

April 5, 2017

Interior Designer (8+ years)  – Charlotte, NC

Company: Gensler

Gensler is one of the world’s leading architecture, design and planning firms, with staff in locations around the world. No Client is too small or too large. Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing lasting competitive advantage. At Gensler, you will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.

As a result of a growing, diverse client base, Gensler’s Charlotte Workplace Studio is seeking an Interior Designer. The ideal candidate should have experience in corporate interiors.


  • Conceptual design, schematic design, design development and construction documentation.
  • Collaborate and participate in selection and documentation of furniture, fabrics, equipment, lighting and specifications.
  • Produce millwork/furniture drawings and details, which meet various and specific program requirements while also representing an overall design concept.
  • Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents
  • Provide project team coordination for the finished plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction
  • Work with vendors, consultants, fabricators, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
  • Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and finish samples, when necessary
  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination
  • Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs


  • Bachelor of Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design or foreign equivalent
  • 8+ years of related experience, including demonstrated success as a project designer on Corporate Interior projects
  • BIM, Revit skills required


  • Strong knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, color selections and material selections and specifications
  • Outstanding graphic presentation skills
  • Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple projects in various stages of development
  • Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly
  • Ability to work with a large project team, across multiple offices
  • Knowledge of life safety codes and requirements
  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication and client relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and SketchUp preferred
  • Familiarity with contracts and team management

For consideration, please submit resume and relevant work samples. Submittals must include work samples for full consideration.


Please submit your resume and work samples here:


Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


April 5, 2017

Interior Design Intern for Construction & Renovations  – University of South Carolina

Company: University Housing at University of South Carolina

Schedule: Summer Break – Full Time (8am-4:30pm)

Pay: Pay is based on professional experience and qualifications.

About Construction & Renovations:

Construction & Renovations for University Housing, is made up of 4 people in our unit, and approximately 400 employees in our department (University Housing). We work on all 24 residence halls, which keep us very busy. Our projects range from 1 room partial refurbishments, to multi-million dollar full renovations. The buildings vary in style from Historical Georgian to Mid Century Modern. Within the halls, we design everything from student room finishes & furniture, to lobbies, residential meeting rooms, study rooms, kitchens & lounge/community rooms. While we are guided by codes, sustainability & preferences, we do get creative with color, patterns & styles. We also work very closely with our Facilities Operations group to help maintenance & custodial with design related issues & decisions. They also give us much feedback on what works well and what doesn’t, so we can make better decisions in the future. You will get a very well-rounded experience here.

Location: University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

University Housing Office at Patterson Hall

Skills: Proficiency in AutoCAD; Revit preferred; Microsoft Word, Excel & Access


The Interior Design Intern will bring expertise of design tools & processes we use in order to assist our unit with existing building Inventories & supporting documentation (i.e. CAD furniture plans, specifications) for a clear understanding, and more accurate inventory of our FFE assets. This will be our reference guide to support our Life Cycle Replacement Plan (LCRP).

Note: Depending on the time of year, the amount of time spent on tasks will shift, to have larger emphasis on different items below.

1. FFE Notebook per Building, includes: Time: 25%

  • Inventory list of all FFE items (furniture, window blinds, appliances, marker/bulletin boards) to support our Life Cycle Replacement Plan (LCRP)
  • Installation dates / age of finishes
  • Specifications, detailed for each item – will support LCRP, and serve as a concrete communication tool between Designers & Operations to identify furniture clearly
  • Furniture Plans of each building – to support inventory lists, and proper location of all housing furniture assets

2. Finish Notebook per Building, includes: Time: 20%

  • Specifications of materials/finishes within our buildings
  • Installation dates / age of finishes
  • Finish Schedule & plans – shows location of each finish material

3. CAD work Time: 20%

  • Drawings per current projects
  • Set up furniture plans per building, per inventories
  • Finish plans per building
  • 3D drawings as needed

4. Building inventories & conditions including the following: Time: 20%

  • Furniture
  • Window Blinds
  • Flooring
  • Appliances
  • Millwork/Trim
  • opaces/Room use

5. Filing in design library Time: 10%

6. Other duties Time: 5%

Interested Applicants:

Please apply on the University of South Carolina’s Housing website,, and forward resume’ and portfolio/examples of work to Shaundra Rodgers at:

For questions or assistance, contact Shaundra Rodgers at: (803)777-3467.

Students must apply online, and send all required documents, as listed in the application and announcement, to be considered for an interview. 

April 5, 2017

Interior Designer/Architect  – Charlotte, NC & Columbia, SC

Company: Watson Savory

Position Available: Immediately

Position Description:

We are a 15-person nationally published and award winning, design-oriented architectural firm seeking a talented interior architect/designer with up to 5 years’ experience and US citizenship, with professional degree from a school accredited in the US.  The position will provide an opportunity to work on and develop responsibility for a variety of projects of different building types, scales and styles with a focus on interior design and furnishings.  Strong design and organizational skills are required.  Individual must have experience or be eager to gain experience coordinating engineering consultants and developing construction documents.  3D graphic knowledge also preferred.  Position is open for either of our office locations.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Visit our website at

Send resumes with Subject line: “Interior Architect/Designer – IIDA Carolinas” to:

Tom Savory  Phone: 803-799-5181  Fax: 803-799-5757  tsavory@watsontatesavory. com


April 5, 2017

Interior Designer – Full or Part Time – Winston Salem, NC

Company: Hayden Design

Position Available: Immediately

Position Description:

Hayden Design, a leading commercial Interior Design firm located in Winston-Salem, NC, has a great opportunity for an experienced and detail-oriented interior designer with exceptional CAD skills and knowledge of commercial furniture. Our firm provides comprehensive Interior Design services for Healthcare, Senior Living, Hospitality, Higher Education, & Corporate.

Minimum Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design – BS / BA
  • 6-8+ years of relevant experience on commercial interior design projects for Healthcare, Corporate, Senior Living, Hospitality and Higher Education.

Ability to create, research and document overall interiors package for a variety of  projects, including but not limited to the following:

    • Concept / style development
    • Schematic Design / Furniture layouts
    • Design Development / Color palette development / Interior finish material
    • selections
    • Details for millwork, elevations, sections
    • Developing Budgets for Interior Finishes and FF&E packages
    • FF&E Development / Furniture and fabric selections & Specifications
    • Develop and deliver graphic presentation materials and design documentation for interiors, including visuals and samples
    • Interior upfit documents
  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD capabilities including space planning, millwork elevations and details, finish schedules and legends, and finish plans.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Proficiency in Google Sketch Up or other 3D rendering programs preferred.
  • Proficiency in Creative Adobe Suite applications preferred
  • Comfortable working in a team environment as well as being a self-motivator
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to conduct on-site field measurements and develop as-built plans and document the existing building conditions
  • Able to process submittals, RFI’s substitution requests, etc. during construction phase
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects while designing to meet clients’ budgets and expectations

Qualified candidates send resumes to Donne Keene @


February 3, 2017

Architectural Design & Facility Consultant – North Caroline & South Carolina

Company: Fishman Flooring Solutions

Position Available: Immediately

Position Description:

Fishman Flooring Solutions has begun a search for an Architectural Design and Facility Consultant to represent commercial flooring solutions to the A/D and end user communities in North Carolina and South Carolina. (Travel required will be 20-25 %.)

The right candidate will be central based to Raleigh and Charlotte. Must have 5 + years of experience in the local A/D community, and a presence with end users. The ability to work with customers in a consultative manner is a key part of this role. Effective presentation skills are a must.

Fishman Flooring Solutions is a large well respected flooring wholesaler headquartered in Baltimore operating in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The company is committed to environmentally sustainable practices and product solutions. They are a 100% employee owned company.

Contact: Rob Hoffman at

February 3, 2017

Senior Space Planner – Greenville, SC

Company: Greenville Health System

Position Available: Immediately

Position Description:

Directly responsible for; clinical and non-clinical space planning, Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) programming, interior design, art selection, framing, installation, and move management for assigned projects.

Function as a GHS Facilities Development Department representative with end users, consultants, and contractors, directly related to assigned projects.   Provide timely integration of all above project activities for assigned construction, demolition and renovation programs.  Coordinate contractor work with appropriate users, engineering, information systems, campus safety and security departments.  Coordinate renovation and construction projects, including; preparation of FF&E specifications, cost and quantity estimates, pre-bid conferences, bid documents and proposals, perform drafting and field reviews of projects nearing completion for accuracy and completeness, and process the required procurement documentation including the review change orders and payment requests.

Maintain a consistent and high focus towards providing excellent customer service for all efforts.  Perform in a high paced environment, while multi-tasking, and balancing competing priorities.

Work independently, quickly define scope, and apply proactive execution techniques to ensure delivery of effort goals.  Directly responsible for ensuring objectives of cost, quality and schedule are achieved, while satisfying the requirements of the System and end user.

Accomplish high quality customer service results for the Moves and Interiors team members by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; and coaching employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.  Maintain quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards; analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems; identifying trends; recommending system improvements.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree – Interior Design, Architecture

Minimum Experience

5 years – Relevant work experience in move coordination and logistics, commercial interior design, and space planning.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses


Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)


In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in “other” field and 7 years experience in move coordination and logistics, commercial interior design, and space planning

Other Required Experience

Move coordination and logistics – Required

Design and construction within healthcare environments and familiarity with construction documents and construction delivery processes – Required

NCIDQ certification – Preferred

Supervisory experience – Preferred

Position Posting Category

Non Clinical Professional/Technical


Click link to apply.

January 4, 2017

Planner – Bethlehem, PA

Company: Lehigh University

Position Available: Immediately

Position Description:

The Planner will provide design expertise and leadership for multiple space planning and small interior renovation projects. Typically projects range of up to $250,000.


  1. Lead and provide support for all assigned architectural programming, feasibility and space planning projects
    • Assess existing space and furniture utilization and propose solutions
    • Provide architectural programming expertise for assigned projects
    • Generate multiple space and furniture layout design options and solutions
  2. Plan, design and manage small in-house interior renovations for campus buildings; includes finishes, furniture selections, signage and moves
    • Meet with campus clients to determine space, design and furniture needs and develop solutions
    • Prepare schematic plans and sketches or construction drawings as needed
    • Select furnishings and materials and prepare finish boards as needed
    • Prepare outline, or scope of work for vendors
    • Prepare preliminary project estimates
    • Coordinate moves; moves could be single office, entire department or equipment moves
  3. Manage interiors and furniture selections of large scale projects in support of the Project Team
    • Assemble furnishings and materials selections for projects
    • Place orders for furnishings, coordinate and accept deliveries
    • Coordinate work with contractor’s work and write work orders as appropriate
    • Work with project managers on project-related duties as needed
  4. Maintain and update materials and design standards
    • Assist with the documentation, updating and maintenance of design standards
  5. Budget and business management pertaining to assigned work
    • Administer all project accounts using Lehigh University’s accounting system, guidelines and protocols
    • Track and reconcile all spending
  6. Communication regarding assigned projects
    • Effectively communicate with customers regarding their programming, space, furnishings and overall aspects of the project
    • Communication can be graphic, verbal and written as pertinent and the most effective
  • This position is funded by soft dollars; there is no severance associated with this position
  • This position is responsible for driving university-owned vehicles as a routine function, therefore a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License and a good driving record is required
  • This position works with minors
  • This position has fiscal or financial responsibilities other than employee expense activity, such as processing or approving transactions; monitoring or preparing budgets; or generating income for University


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. One to three years related work experience with design, space planning, architectural programming, and furniture layouts
  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  4. Excellent writing ability and organizational skills
  5. Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  6. Solid analytical and problem solving skills, ability to work independently
  7. Excellent computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software
  8. Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position

Apply Here: