Reporting to the Libraries’ Architect/Senior Project Manager, provide Architectural and Interior Design support to the Libraries’ Facilities Planning & Construction Office. This office works in collaboration with Facilities Real Estate Services (FRES) Project Managers, the Office of the University Architect and the Libraries’ Financial and Administrative Services Office.
The Architect/Interior Designer will provide design and documentation support for projects that range from the selection of replacement furniture for offices, to being a part of the Libraries’ team for larger projects working directly with FRES and with external consultants managed by FRES. The emphasis will be on student-focused spaces such as seminar rooms, group study rooms and lounge areas as well as staff offices and workspaces.
Job duties include: * Assist with development of design and space planning layouts, select and plan furniture and equipment layouts, and signage design drawings using AutoCAD LT and Adobe Creative Suite programs for review and approval by Library Architect. * Provide support and assistance to the Library Architect in management of a wide range of project types. Projects range from the selection of replacement furniture for offices and minor interior renovations to larger design and construction projects working with external consultants managed by FRES, with budgets ranging up to $18,000,000. * Oversee installations and completion of furniture, finishes, punch list and project close out. * Compile and maintain accurate space plans of existing conditions including furnishings/equipment. * Keep drawings up to date for all of the Penn Libraries. * Provide direction for Professional School Graduate student(s) in Facilities Planning and Construction Office as the need arises.
This is a one-year position with the possibility of extension.
Internal Number: 35935
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