The Facilities & Services department at SDSU is seeking an experienced Interior Designer / Project Coordinator to join our Project Management & Engineering team. We are looking for someone who is creative, highly motivated, customer focused, and is able to work effectively both with a team and independently. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to work on a University campus which completes a wide variety of projects and will work on all phases of a project.
SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position provides interior design, planning, project management and support to the campus community and Facilities & Services; Provides research and information for building and room management on ADA accessibility; Implements, maintains and develops standards for interior finishes and furnishings; Participates in facility programming and space planning; Works with a variety of campus customers and contractors to provide safe and comfortable campus facilities; Responsible for managing the campus signage standards and installations; Must be flexible due to the variety of duties and changing demands.
Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or closely related field, at the time of hire.
At least 1 year of experience in Interior Design.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to provide high level of customer service.
Organized, detail and results oriented.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make good decisions.
Computer experience must include Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel.
Valid driver’s license at time of hire.
3-5 years of experience in Interior Design.
Experience or knowledge in managing construction projects.
Familiarity with AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit or similar programs is beneficial.
Position is open until filled, with full consideration given to applications received by November 27, 2017.
Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128.
South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive higher education institution. SDSU had a fall 2016 enrollment of 12,613 students from all 50 states and 85 countries. Students choose from 73 majors, 36 specializations, 75 minors, 35 master’s degree programs, 15 Ph.D. programs and two professional doctorates. The Facilities & Services Department serves the University community by maintaining the existing campus and supporting the expansion and growth of campus through project management and support. Our goal is a campus that is safe, attractive, and supports the missions of South Dakota State University.
With exceptional alumni, community, and Foundation support for student scholarships as well as all aspects of campus life, SDSU is the center of life in Brookings, South Dakota. Brookings, a community of 23,657 residents, is on the Eastern border of the state and just one hour north of the state’s largest city – Sioux Falls. Brookings is a safe, family-friendly, vibrant, thriving community with many amenities you would find in a much larger city, but with a small-town feel. Residents enjoy the tree-lined streets, leisurely pace of living, a short commute time and a variety of career opportunities in a growing job market. The top-ranked Brookings School District offers small classroom sizes and highly qualified, experienced teachers. The city boasts an abundance of attractions and activities such as the Children’s Museum of S.D., Dakota Nature Park, S.D. Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, S.D. Ag Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center of S.D., Downtown @ Sundown, and the Brookings Summer Arts Festival. Brookings is consistently ranked as a top place to live. Recent accolades include: #1 Best Place to Live in S.D., #25 Best City for Entrepreneurs, #2 Best School District in S.D., Top 10 Best Small Towns in America, Safest College Town in America, and the Top 25 Safest Cities in America. Learn more about Brookings by visiting www.LiveInBrookings.com. Bring Your Dreams!
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications.
About South Dakota State University - Facilities & Services
The Facilities & Services department serves the University Community by maintaining the existing campus and supporting the expansion and growth of campus through project management and support. Our ultimate goal is a campus that is safe, attractive and supports the mission of South Dakota State University.
We employ a workforce of employees trained in every principal trade required for faciliti...es maintenance, repair, alteration, construction, or service. These employees can respond to urgent or specialized needs and provide continuity of basic maintenance and repair programs. They also offer a timely and flexible response to renovation projects of moderate or limited scope. We also have staff available to support growth on campus through project management, coordination and future planning.
We take pride in maintaining and improving the campus community to provide a learning and working space for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Our values show in everything we do: Knowledge, Accountability, Respect, Flexibility & Vision. We will get the job done!