Interior Designer

Massachusetts, United States
Thursday, 22 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Area: Construction Project Management
Department: Campus Construction
School Area: Department of Facilities
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7am-3pm 

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

INTERIOR DESIGNERFacilities, to provide a specialized function in the design of interior spaces with a focus on furniture, finishes and in some cases, maintaining historic integrity on a broad spectrum of projects. Will assist and guide MIT community members with interior finish and selections; maintain Interiors Library binders and finishes; work with the Project Manager of Fixtures, Furniture & Equipment on selection and management of preferred furniture vendors and prepare furniture budgets, presentations, schedules, drawings and finish boards; order samples and demos; manage community requests; work with MIT project teams, including Architects, to develop furniture specifications and finish selections; manage delivery and installation of assigned work including final punch list and service; obtain drawings and quotes; review final specifications, drawings and quotes for accuracy; manage small renovations that are finish & furniture focused; evaluate new products for potential use as well as participate in development of furniture standards, and assist the project teams with making sustainable choices related to furniture and finishes.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in Interior Design; at least five years' Commercial Furniture experience; knowledge of major furniture manufacturers, products and specifications; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate and work with individuals at all levels; and ability to read construction documents. Job#17899-7

Local travel required for offsite vendor and design meetings or other MIT locations. 

MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.