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Interior Designer

The University of Iowa k

Iowa City, IA

Jan 20
Job Description

Description - External
University Housing & Dining complements the academic mission of the University of Iowa by providing clean, well-maintained secure, healthy, and affordable housing and dining options designed to meet the diverse and evolving developmental, educational, and nutritional needs of students living in a multicultural community. Our Residential Facilities team assists in this mission by providing housing for over 6600 students. In this position you will help oversee the design, renovation, replacement and repair of building interiors and furnishings for University Housing and Dining (UH&D).

For a detailed job description, please email Michael Washington at

Qualifications - External
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture from an accredited college or university or a two or three year degree certificate in Interior Design.
NCIDQ certification.
Minimum of 3 years work experience in interior design and architectural drafting, detailing or design.
Demonstrates careful attention to detail and accuracy, strong organizational skills, and ability to handle multiple tasks quickly and effectively, proactively establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated proficiency with computer software applications including Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and CADD drafting.
Working knowledge of and ability to execute project plans including costing, scheduling and resource requirements.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate, engage in teamwork, and develop self to prepare for new or changing assignments, processes, people or priorities as organizational needs dictate.
Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups while appreciating the unique contribution of diverse individuals.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to effectively transmit, receive and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through appropriate communication methods and behaviors at a working proficiency level
Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and to meet or exceed customer service needs.
Valid US Driver’s License and ability to meet the University of Iowa Fleet Safety Driving Record Review Standards.
Desirable Qualifications:

5 years of work experience in interior design and architectural drafting, detailing or design.
Working knowledge of basic safety and building codes and an understanding of ergonomic issues including basic knowledge of ADA compliance in the workplace.
Experience working with interior design in a college or university residential setting.

Application Details:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions or additional information, please contact

The University of Iowa

About the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 15 departments that span from Recreation Services to the Office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom. One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students