Provide professional advice, coordinate, and evaluate contractor performance/compliance for the interior design of facilities managed by Missouri Student Unions, which includes responsibility for up to 400,000 square feet of space both designated and multi-use; and existing annual expenditures of $500,000 to $1 million annually. Missouri Student Unions spaces include designated and multi-use facilities located in two buildings, which house meeting and conference rooms, dining venues, offices, lounge spaces. Provide ongoing furniture support for centrally scheduled classrooms, including computer labs.
Create and prepare drafts, color schemes, and preliminary plans for interiors; select appropriate furniture, finishes, and furnishing for interior projects. Ensure interior design conveys desired look and feel appropriate to each specific zone, operational area, and office within the student centers, including meeting and conference rooms, lounge areas, and food service areas while also creating transitional continuity throughout.
Select appropriate furniture and finishes for centrally scheduled classrooms and computer labs. Provide furniture solutions for students with accessibility needs. Verify classrooms presets are maintained and furniture is functioning as intended.
Create written specifications required for bid documents. Evaluate and/or approve alternate product specifications when submitted for the purchase of furniture, casework, signage and finish materials. Maintain accurate records and confirm order entry and shipping dates. Communicate timelines to management or other interested parties, including estimated delivery and installation dates that may impact project completion.
Provide cost estimates of interior design projects. Outline line-item costs and provide options when presenting estimates to decision-makers.
Evaluate work of outside contractors in the installation of equipment, flooring, furnishings, wall and window treatment, etc. for compliance with contract documents and appropriate codes. Provide updates to the Associate Director regarding progress/problems.
A bachelor's degree in interior design, or an equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired, is necessary.
Experience in specialized design software is necessary.
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