Interior Designer

Job description

Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-11
Req: R100044695
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Interior Designer manages the day-to-day production on the assigned project(s) to meet deadlines and project deliverables accurately and in a timely fashion.


Coordinates the preparation of documents with vendors, consultants, contractors, and team members. Visits project site for inspections and troubleshoots production issues. Reviews shop drawings, project submittals, and related documents for compliance, and documents code review. Serves as liaison between vendors, subcontractors, fabrication management, presentations, furniture plans, and the fabrication studio.

Ensures all projects conform to contract requirements and University standards. Creates and communicates clear and attainable project objectives and project requirements. Works in tandem with the Space Planning department when project(s) require it.

Department Specific Functions

  • Oversee the furniture procurement process from its initial stages through completion.
  • Manage and coordinate projects related to small construction renovations and finish upgrades.
  • Manage and coordinate projects related to space planning allocations and departmental moves.
  • Assist with organization of departmental paperwork, specifically relating to furniture procurement.
  • Assist with Interior Design selections, within the parameters of the University standards.
  • Assist with management of the department’s Interior Design library relating to the records of the
  • University standards.



Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

Certification and Licensing:

Certification in relevant specialty or field


Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
  • Ability to establish department goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Commitment to the University's core values.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 5/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time