CUNY College Interior Designer, Levels 2 or 3 (Provisional) in New York, New York

GENERAL DUTIES

This class of positions, reporting to the Campus Facilities Officer, encompasses the performance of professional work in the field of college interior design, the coordination of such work, and the supervision of employees engaged in such work. There are three (3) assignment levels within this class of positions. The following are typical assignments within this class of positions; all employees perform other related duties. In the event that law or applicable building codes require the approval and signature of a licensed architect or licensed engineer, any construction drawings, contract documents, plans, specifications or other work products produced by employees in this title shall be reviewed by a licensed architect or licensed engineer and, if such work meets the required legal standards, be approved and signed.

Assignment Level I Under immediate supervision, or in a college with minimum needs for such services due to a small volume of projects, prepares construction documents for campus rehabilitation and alteration projects. Such work includes:

  • Preparing drawings, sketches, diagrams, and other illustrative materials.

  • Assisting in the preparation of contracts documents including construction drawings and detailed specifications (Spectext format).

  • Inspecting installations and/or alteration or rehabilitation projects to assure conformity to specifications.

  • Preparing purchase requisitions for furniture, furnishings and equipment.

Assignment Level II Under moderate supervision, or in a college with moderate needs for such services due to an average volume of projects, executes and inspects campus rehabilitation and alteration projects; assists in the planning of such projects; may coordinate and supervise the activities of subordinates. Such work includes:

  • Conducting space planning surveys and preparing drawings for presentations.

  • Preparing and executing space utilization and inventory studies.

  • Assisting in the selection of various materials and finishes, furniture and furnishings, in order to create as aesthetically pleasing interior environment.

  • Preparing contract documents including construction drawings and detailed specifications (Spectext format).

  • Inspecting installations and/or alterations or rehabilitation projects for approval of payment vouchers.

  • Reviewing, analyzing, and commenting construction documents prepared by consultants.

  • Preparing purchase requisitions for furniture, furnishings, equipment, construction services performed by outside contractors, etc.

  • Maintaining progress charts and status reports of various projects.

Assignment Level III Under general supervision, or in a college with great need for such services due to a large volume of projects, plans, coordinates, inspects, and/or supervises the execution of campus rehabilitation and alteration projects. Such work includes:

  • Conducting surveys, interviews, and other related advance research activities to prepare projects for implementation by subordinates; developing and maintaining work schedules.

  • Supervising various phases of work by subordinates; and chronicling, dispatching, and reviewing progress of assignments including: preliminary research, surveys, drawing development, contract preparation, installation, field inspection, etc.

  • Personally overseeing major project activities, or important portions there of, that require a high level of technical knowledge and ability.

  • Selecting various materials and finishes, furniture and furnishings, in order to create an aesthetically pleasing interior environment.

  • Assuring the execution of various space planning and utilization studies and surveys, as well as the preparation of appropriate construction drawings and specifications.

  • Representing the Campus Facilities Officer at various meetings or events on or off-campus, as necessary.

CONTRACT TITLE

Interior Designer

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The Campus Facilities Planning unit is responsible for over 28 Capital Projects worth $140 million; 60+ active in-House capital projects; identifying and initiating new projects to meet the college's needs; and coordination of moves throughout the campus.

This position would report to the Director of Campus Planning and works closely with the Campus Facilities office consisting of the Assistant Vice President, Planning Director, EHSO, four professional staff, 2 civil service and part-time staff. The position also interacts daily with the Buildings and Grounds staff of approximately 125 administrative staff, custodial, and trades as a liaison on various projects/assignments. The Interior Designer also interacts with all departments at the college and at various levels. Specifically this position does designing of interiors, ordering furniture, coordinating furniture installation, renderings and other illustrative or graphic materials, computer plans, and space utilization and inventory studies based on assignment level as determined at time of appointment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Assignment Level I- A baccalaureate degree in interior design, architectural, industrial design, or fine arts from an accredited institution of higher education.

Assignment Level II- A baccalaureate degree in interior design, architectural, industrial design, or fine arts from an accredited institution of higher education and two (2) years of related experience, or possession of a valid certificate from the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and four (4) years of related experience, or membership in the American Society of Interior Designers (A.S.I.D) and four (4) years of related experience, or a comparable combination of training and experience.

Assignment Level III- A baccalaureate degree in interior design, architectural, industrial design, or fine arts from an accredited institution of higher education and two (2) years of related experience, or possession of a valid certificate from the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and six (6)years of related experience, or membership in the American Society of Interior Designers (A.S.I.D) and (6)years of related experience, or a comparable combination of training and experience.

COMPENSATION

New Hire: $42,375* Incumbent: $48,140 *This amount reflects a 13% salary suppression in effect for the first 24 months of employment only.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

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CLOSING DATE

December 25, 2018.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: College Interior Designer, Levels 2 or 3 (Provisional)

Job ID: 19851

Location: Baruch College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular